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MGU CAT 2018 Application Form

Last Updated - July 14, 2017

MGU CAT 2018 Application Form for the year 2018-2019 will be available from the third week of April 2018. Centralized allotment process will be employed to admit candidates who qualify MGU CAT 2018.

  • The application process will be conducted online; One registrant can apply for up to 4 academic programs at once based on their eligibility.
  • The admission will be provided to only one course out of the 4 selected academic programs.
  • Applicants are advised to select their preference for 4 academic courses at the time of online application for MGU CAT 2018.
  • Individual rank lists will be published for different specialized programs within the cluster of 4 academic programs on the basis of marks secured by applicants in the entrance exam.
  • If any applicant submits more than one application, it will be cancelled as per the application rules.
  • Admission will be allotted strictly on the basis of the option exercised, rank obtained by applicant and eligibility reservation.

MGU CAT  (Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test) is conducted to provide admission to PG programs in Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala invites applications for admission to Post Graduate programs for the year 2018-2019.


MGU CAT 2018 Application Form Dates

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Entrance Test Application will begin in the third week of April 2018. The closing date for online application will be the second week of May 2018. The entire process will be completed by the end of June 2018.

The entire schedule for MGU CAT 2018 is tabulated below:

EventDate
MGU CAT 2018 Application Form will be available fromSecond week of March 2018
Last date to fill the MGU CAT 2018 application formThird week of May 2018
Last Date to remit the application feeThird week of May 2018
MGU CAT 2018 Admit Card will be issued onThird week of May 2018
MGU CAT 2018 is scheduled forLast week of May 2018

MGU CAT 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for applying for MGU CAT 2018 is that applicant must possess a degree. The following table gives details on course wise eligibility.

Course NameEligibility
MSc Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) MSc Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) MSc Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) MSc Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)BSc degree in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as subjects with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
MSc Biochemistry MSc Biotechnology MSc Microbiology MSc BiophysicsBSc degree in any of the following: Botany Zoology Biochemistry Biophysics Micro- biology Biotechnology Chemistry or Physics with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
MSc Environment Science and ManagementBSc degree in any of the following:
Botany
Zoology
Chemistry
Physics
Geology
Geography
Life Science
Environment Science Environment Management
Microbiology
Biotechnology
Biochemistry
Plant or Animal Science
Agriculture
Fisheries
Aquaculture
Horticulture
Forestry
B Tech in Civil/ Mechanical/ Chemical/ Environmental or any other equivalent examination with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
MSc Environment Science and Disaster ManagementBSc degree in any subject with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
M A MalayalamBachelor’s degree in Malayalam with minimum 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in Part III.
OR
Bachelor of Arts/Science with a minimum 50% marks in Part II Malayalam.
MA EnglishBachelor’s degree in English with at least 45% marks in Part III. OR
Bachelor of Arts/ Science with at least 50% marks in Part I English.
MA Politics & International Relations MA Politics & Human Rights
MA Politics (Public Policy & Governance)-UGC sponsored Programme.
Bachelor’s degree in Economics/ Politics/ History/ Law with minimum 45% marks in Part III. OR
A Degree in English/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Psychology/ Geography/ Philosophy/ Commerce with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
A Degree in Science with at least 60% marks for Part III.
MA Gandhian Studies
MA Development Studies
Bachelor’s degree in any subject with minimum 45% marks in Part III.
MA History MA AnthropologyBachelor’s degree in any Social Sciences with at least 45% marks in Part III.
MSc Disability Studies and Rehabilitation SciencesDegree in Arts with minimum 45% marks in Part III.
OR
Any Science degree with at least 50% marks in Part III.
MSc PsychologyDegree in Psychology with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
MSc Computer ScienceBSc degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application/ BCA.
OR
Any BSc degree with Computer Science as the main subject with minimum 50% marks in Part III.
Master of Tourism and Travel Management (with specialization 1) in Aviation Management Tour Operations Health TourismA degree (including professional degrees) with at least 50% marks in any discipline of this University or any other University recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University.
L.L.M. (duration 1 year)L.L.B. with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
M. Ed. In Language Education (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic & Sanskrit), Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Science Education, Commerce Education, IT Education.
(Duration 2 years)
B.Ed. with minimum 55% marks.
Inter School Center M.A. EconomicsBachelor Degree in Economics/Mathematics/Statistics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with minimum 45% marks in Core and Complementary subjects or equivalent degree from an institution approved by Mahatma Gandhi University.

How to Fill MGU CAT 2018 Application Form?

There is only a single online application is considered valid while applying for MGU CAT 2018. Applicants are required to select 4 various academic programs in the different teaching departments while applying. If more than one application is submitted, candidature will be cancelled.

Here is step by step process to apply online for Indian Citizens:

Registration:

  • Visit the official website www.cat.mgu.ac.in
  • Click “Apply Online” on the top of homepage
  • Register using personal details and set a password with a combination of alphabets, special characters, and numbers.
  • An application number will be generated after successful registration.
  • The application number and password should be used to login on to the website.

Fill Personal Detail:

  • Fill the online application form with required personal information such as name, date of birth, gender etc.
  • SC/ST applicants should select their category from the drop-down menu and process the concession fees accordingly.
  • For Qualification details, two sections will appear on the screen. One section for M Sc., MA., LLM, and MTTM programs and other for M.Ed. programs. Applicants should enter details for only one section unless they want to apply for both programs.
  • Select 4 choice of Academic programs on the basis of preference.
  • Next, select the Test Centers. Maximum of 3 centers should be selected on the basis of preference.

Upload Images:

  • A scanned copy of recent color passport sized photograph should be uploaded.
  • The photograph should not exceed 30kb size in JPG/JPEG format

Fee Payment:

  • To process the application form, payment of application fee is crucial step. The application will not be processed until the fee is paid.
  • Application Fee for General category is INR 800 and for SC/ST is INR 400 respectively.
  • Process your Application fee payment using credit/debit/cash card whichever is available at applicant’s convenience.
  • Application Fees paid by any other means will not be accepted and the application will not be processed.
  • After successful payment of fees, click “Final submit” button to complete the application process.

Take the print out of the application form for further reference. M.Ed. program applicants should send the hard copy of their application form with degree certificates, proof of weightage points and mark sheets to MGU. Candidates should mention the Exam name on the outer envelope.

The documents along with form should be sent on the address given below:

Director,
School of Pedagogical Sciences

Mahatma Gandhi University

Kottayam
Kerala 686560

Contact number: 0481 6555562

For Foreign Nationals with Student Visa

Online Registration is not for applicants with foreign nationality. The general eligibility criterion is that they should possess student visa.
Foreign Applicants should download the application form from the official website, fill it and send an advance copy of the application along with the documents and proof of fee remittance.

The documents should be sent to the address below:

Registrar,

Mahatma Gandhi University,

Kottayam- 686 560,

Kerala, India

The documents that should be attached are:

  • An Advance Copy of the Application Form
  • Proof of fee remittance
  • Copy of Passport
  • Two copies of recent color passport sized photographs
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of mark lists
  • Conduct certificate from the Head of the former Institute
  • Reference Letters from two persons with intimate knowledge of applicants’ academic capabilities.

Details in MGU CAT 2018 Application Form

Applicants are required to fill in their personal and academic details in the online application form. The details that are required are given below:

Details AskedFilling Criteria
Name of the ApplicantEnter name as on marksheet
GenderChoose gender from the drop-down list
CategoryChoose your category from the drop-down list
Name of the Qualifying Degree of the applicantEnter your qualification Degree Title and details
Name of the UniversityFill the University you completed your degree.
Scheme of StudyMention the Academic scheme
Registration no. and year of passingFill in as on the Degree mark list
Number of attempts taken for passing the qualifying examinationApplicants should enter the number of attempts
ProgramsSelect up to four options from the drop-down menu
Fee RemittanceAgree on the terms and conditions to proceed

MGU CAT 2018 Application Form Correction

After closing of online application, applicants who have successfully completed the online registration process should login and check for errors. The correction portal will be open for limited time only.

Details that can be modified during the form correction process are:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Category
  • Program Options
  • Test Centers
  • Correspondence address

Applicants can edit and correct all the details. But the filled in details should correspond to the original documents if applicable. If at any point of application the details are found false, it will lead to cancellation of the candidature and admission.

Hence, candidates are required to correct all the valid details during correction.


FAQs

Ques: I am a foreign national with the student visa. Can I apply?

Ans. Yes. If you fulfill the academic eligibility. You can download the application form and send it to the University address.

Ques: I have cleared my Degree examination in two attempts. Am I eligible?

Ans. Yes. Applicants can mention the number of attempts in the section provided while filling the online application form.

Ques: I want to apply for two programs in MGU. Should I apply twice?

Ans. No. You only have to register once and select up to four programs you wish to pursue given that you fulfill the program’s eligibility.

Ques: I have filled in my application form where do I send it?

Ans. You can send the application form along with required documents and fee remittance proof to the address below:
Director,
School of Pedagogical Sciences

Mahatma Gandhi University

Kottayam
Kerala 686560

Contact number: 0481 6555562


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