MGU CAT 2018: Result, Cut Off, Counselling, Admission

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MGU CAT 2018 Counsellinghas been started from 3rd July 2018. MGU CAT stands for Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test it is A  University Level Entrance Examination. Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is the renowned University of Kerala.MGU has many schools and their main aim is to offer candidates for admission to various courses. A candidate who wants admission in MGU CAT through entrance exam it is possible.

Different courses offered by the schools of the University that have different entrance exams. The MGU CAT conducts admission into Post Graduate academic programmer in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University. There are many colleges/school and institution except the score of MGU CAT exams. Through a centralized allotment, process admission will be done for candidates. MGU CAT 2018 Counselling is starting soon.

Applicants can get complete information on MGU CAT 2018 exam, including dates, result, cut off, counselling, etc.

MGU CAT 2018 Notifications

Get the latest updates & notifications about MGU CAT 2018 Counselling & Admission Details. Check here.

 MGU CAT 2018 Counselling has been started from 3rd July 2018 through offline mode. Click here to view schedule.

MGU CAT 2018 Selection Lists for various courses has been released on 23rd June 2018. Click here to view lists.

MGU CAT 2018 Result (Rank List) has been declared on 14th June 2018. Click here to check result.

Click here to view counselling instructions.

Click here to view MGU CAT 2018 Notification.

Click here to view MGU CAT 2018 Prospectus.

MGU CAT Exam Date 2018

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Candidates are provided MGU CAT exams dates and events. Candidates must know all detail related to entrance exams. Events such as Starting of the online application form, Last date to submit the application form, Confirmation of application form and Admit card availability etc. Stay updated about MGU CAT exams dates, pattern etc.

Events Dates
Starting of online application form 3rd March 2018
Last date to submit the application form 16th April 2018 (Extended)
Confirmation of application form 3rd April 2018
Admit card availability 25th April 2018
Exam date 5th & 6th May 2018
Result declaration 14th June 2018
Publication of provisional rank list 14th June 2018
Counselling for admission 3rd – 5th July 2018

MGU CAT Counselling

MGU CAT 2018 Counselling will be started from  3rd July 2018. Candidates who are interested can attain the counseling. If you want more detail related to counseling than candidates have to visit official portal. During the counseling, process candidates have to select his/her preference for the different specializations.

Deserving candidate will get admission. The seat will be allotted on the bases of the options exercised the rank obtained and seats availability.

MGU CAT Result 2018

MGU CAT 2018 Result is expected to be declared on 14th June 2018. The result will be declared on official online portal published by authority.  MGU CAT Result will be declared in the second week of June. The candidate has to go to the official portal and type their roll no. And other required information then it will show result page if you type wrong detail it will show an error for correct page type correct detail.

Candidates can save the page in laptop/computer or can take the screenshot of it in a phone for further use. Keep your scorecard/result card safe for further verification registration in counseling/admission processes. According to marks scored by the candidate in examination merit list will be prepared.

MGU CAT Admit card 2018

The admit card is available from 25th April 2018. MGU CAT Exam Admit card will be available on official portal of authority. Through online mode, candidates can download their hall ticket. Candidates who successfully submitted their application can only download admit cards from websites.

Authority will not send admit card by post to any candidate. Admit card/hall ticket is very important to bring in examination hall if it misses placed or candidate didn’t bring Hall ticket in exams, a candidate will be not allowed to write exams.

MGU CAT Exam Hall ticket contain candidate-related information like Roll No., Name, Centre, Address, Birth of Date etc so keep it safe. The candidate is advised to keep one print copy of hall ticket/admit card with them. Keep hall ticket safe until the completion of exams.

 Details on MGU CAT Exam Admit Card

  • Candidate Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Father Name
  • Roll Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Category
  • Exam Name, Date and Time
  • Address of the test centre allotted

MGU CAT Application Form 2018

Candidates can apply for application form through online only. By official portal of  MGU CAT application form can be filled. MGU CAT 2018 Registration has been started from 3rd March 2018.

Candidates have to submit the application form before the due date. Candidates are advised to fill the application form as given in format. And candidates have to upload the scanned images of recent colored passport size photograph in the application.

Below is given MGU CAT application form detail: 

  • The MGU CAT 2018 application FFO-mca be filled and submitted through online mode only.
  • Applicants have to fill all the required details in the application form carefully.
  • Make the application fee payment through online mode.
  • Applicants those applying for them .Ed course, have to send the hard copy of the application form along with the required certificates to the address mentioned here:

Director, School of distance education, 
M.G. University,

Application Fee

Candidat can pay application form fees through the online medium like the credit card, debit card, net banking or can by the nearest Akshaya Centre.Candidate of category GEN/OBC has to pay Rs. 500/-  and candidate belongs to SC/ST category have to pay Rs. 250/-  for the application fee. Once, candidate pays application form fees it will not be refunded back to the candidate. Application form of MGU CAT will not be sent by any authority or post. Candidates are advised to keep printed copies of filled application form for further uses.

  • The application fee is Rs. 500/- for General category & Rs. 250/- for SC/ST category.
  • Applicants can use the credit card/debit card/ATM/Cash Cards & Internet banking facilities.
  • Applicants can also pay the fee at the nearest Akshaya Centre.

Eligibility Criteria

Most of time candidate fails to know eligibility criteria of MGU CAT, which harms them getting into MGU CAT.  Eligibility criteria such as Nationality, Qualification criteria, Minimum marks required and Age criteria Etc. This all basic detail should know to the candidates.To get detail about courses and criteria below is given the schedule to candidates so that they can better understand.

Hence, the candidate is requested to take a look at eligibility criteria. Aadhar card is compulsory for registration and verification. Before filling the application form, candidates must read the eligibility criteria.


Here we have mentioned the eligibility criteria for the MGU CAT exam:

Courses Eligibility Criteria
M.Sc Biotechnology, M.Sc Microbiology, M.Sc Biochemistry, M.Sc Biophysics Qualifying Exam: Applicants have to pass in B.Sc degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or Physics
Minimum Marks: Applicant must obtain the 50% marks in the qualifying exam.
M.Sc Physics Qualifying Exam: Must hold the B.Sc degree in physics.
Minimum Marks: Must score minimum 50% marks.
M.Sc Environment Science & Disaster Management Qualifying Exam: B.Sc degree in any subject.
Minimum Marks: Applicant must pass with minimum 50% marks.
M.Sc Psychology Qualifying Exam: Applicants pass BA/B.Sc in Psychology.
Minimum Marks: with not less than 50% marks
M.Sc Computer Science Qualifying Exam: Must hold B.Sc degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications/BCA.
Minimum Marks: Minimum marks are 50% marks.
LL.M Qualifying Exam: LL.B degree required.
Minimum Marks: Must obtain at least 50% marks.
M.Ed in Social Science Education, Commerce Education, IT Education, Language Education, Mathematics Education Qualifying Exam: Applicant must pass in B.Ed.
Minimum Marks: Applicant has to secure minimum of about 55% marks.
M.A. Economics Qualifying Exam: Bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics or statistics.
Minimum Marks: Passed with minimum 45% marks or equivalent degree from the MGU approved institutions.
MA Politics & Human Rights, MA Politics (Public Policy & Governance) – UGC, MA Politics & International Relations, Sponsored Programme Qualifying Exam: Those applicants can apply who have Bachelor’s degree in History / Law / Economics / Politics with 45% mark or
Degree in Commerce/ English/Sociology / Anthropology /Psychology/Philosophy/ Geography with 50% marks or
Graduates with Science stream not less than 60% marks.
MA English Qualifying Exam: Applicants should pass the bachelor’s degree
Minimum Marks: Applicants have to secure 45% marks.
Or passed bachelor’s degree in arts/science with minimum 50% marks.
M.A. Development Studies, M.A. Gandhian Studies Qualifying Exam: Bachelor’s degree in any subject is necessary.
Minimum Marks: Must qualify the qualifying exam with 45% marks.



MGU CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Every years Mahatma Gandhi University issue MGU CAT Exam Pattern for candidates who are interested in admission to post graduation in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centers. The most straightforward and most transparent for allotment of vacant seats this process only claims by the Mahatma Gandhi University. This University gives a candidate an opportunity to exercise the options and put forth their choice conveniently in the order of preference. MGU CAT is conducted for all that candidates who are interested and eligible candidates except foreign candidate.

The candidate has to give online exams. The paper will be conducted for only 90 minutes no extra time will serve as per board rules and regulation. In exams MCQ Multiple type questions will be asked to candidates and paper will be of 100 marks. Paper will be asked in the English language.

Below is provided all the important highlights for MGU CAT 2018 exam pattern. Those candidates who have applied for the entrance examination must keep a note on, is tabulated below:


Below is given detail related to MGU CAT exams:

  • The paper is conducted in the online mode
  • The paper will comprise two sections of MCQ type questions
  • The test paper will be of a descriptive type for MA Malayalam, MA English, LLM and Master of Tourism Management
  • Total marks are 200
  • The paper will be conducted for 90 minutes
  • The medium of the article is English only
Exam mode Online
Number of papers 1
Number of Sections 2
Question paper type Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Total marks 200
Exam duration 90 minutes
Exam Language English


MGU CAT 2018 Exam Pattern in Detail

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test could be attempted in 90 minutes for all the academic disciplines. The test paper is of objective type except for the following courses:

  • MA Malayalam
  • MA English
  • LLM
  • Master of Tourism Management

CAT course programs Post Graduate level: –

MA Development Studies, MA Gandhian Studies, MA English, Language Education, Mathematics Education, Commerce Education, IT Education, LLM, M.Sc Microbiology, M.Sc Biochemistry, M.Sc Biotechnology, M.Sc Biophysics, M.Sc Environment Science & Disaster Management, M.Sc Physics, M.Sc Computer Science, M.Sc Psychology, M.Ed in Social Science Education,MA Politics & International Relations, Sponsored Programme, MA Politics & Human Rights, MA Politics, MA Economics

How to Check MG University CAT Results

  • Applicants first visit the official website,
  • Click on the link related to MGU CAT Results
  • Enter the hall ticket number and other details given on the page.
  • Then after click on the submit button.
  • The results will be displayed for you on the screen.

MGU CAT Answer key 2018

Answer key will be released after the examination. Candidates can check MGU CAT exams answer key through online mode. With the help of MGU CAT, answer key candidate can roughly check their answer and get assume about their performance in the examination. Candidate can also estimate their score to check he/she eligible for admission or not. This will give them the rough idea to prepare for further steps. So, he/she can select the favourite college or institution according to their marks.

MGU CAT cut-off marks

other college has different cut-off marks according to courses and category. Every year directories authority change cut-off marks once they change it no other person can make changes in it. Cut off marks is based on various factors like Number of Students Appeared for Exam, Exam Difficulty and Availability of Seats.

Candidates who score good marks in an examination that a candidate will be given admission. Through cut-off marks, the candidate will get the rough idea of how much more marks they needed for qualifying. Also, the candidate will get help to select favourite college whichever they want to choose.

Required Document for MGU CAT Counselling

  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Provisional Degree
  • Provisional Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Cast Certificate
  • BPL Certificate
  • Income Certificate

The process to fill MGU CAT Counselling Form : –

  • Go to the official portal of Mahatma Gandhi University.
  • Now Applicants have to open MGU CAT Counseling Application from
  • Then, read all details carefully.
  • Then Applicants fill up their application form.
  • Then Applicants pay the application fee.
  • At last candidates submit their application form on or before the last date.

MGU CAT syllabus

Candidates of MGU CAT is advised to read all details of MGU CAT exams pattern, exams dates and syllabus etc. Most of the question is asked from test book in exams. Go through syllabus according to exams pattern and prefer textbook rather than preferring unique and other books.

If a candidate wants to get, qualifying marks candidates have to attain all topics from the syllabus with skipping any issues. Below is given syllabus of MGU CAT exams to understand well scheduled is prepared.

The students can go through the below-mentioned syllabus for MGU CAT 2018:

Program Name Syllabus
School of Chemical Sciences Test will be based on BSc Chemistry syllabus of MGU.
School of Biosciences Entrance Test will be based on MGU syllabus of Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry and Physics at B Sc level.
School of Environmental Sciences Entrance Test will be based on subjects of basic sciences at degree level, general aptitude and general awareness of Environmental Sciences.
School of Letters Entrance Test will consist of questions to assess the aptitude for literary/theatrical studies. The question paper will contain essay type questions, short answer questions and objective type questions.
School of International Relations and Politics Entrance Test will consist of questions on current affairs.
School of Gandhian Thought and Developmental Studies Entrance Test will consist of questions from related subjects.
School of Social Sciences Entrance Test will consist of questions for assessing the interdisciplinary aptitude as well as the knowledge in one’s discipline for the qualifying examination.
School of Behavioural Sciences Entrance Test will consist of questions in an interdisciplinary manner based on the syllabus of the qualifying examination.
School of Computer Sciences Entrance Test will consist of two parts: Part I: questions from Computer Science, and Part II: questions to assess logical reasoning and numeral ability.
School of Tourism and Travel Management Entrance Test will carry objective type questions for 80 marks, i.e., English Language(30 marks), General Knowledge and Current affairs(30 trademarks), and Travel Geography (20 marks) and a descriptive general short essay question carrying 20 marks.
School of Indian Legal Thought Entrance Test will consist of questions concerning the following branches of law- Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Fundamentals of Civil & Criminal Law, General Principles of Interpretation and Current Legal Developments.
School of Pedagogical Sciences The Entrance Test shall consist of objective type questions for 50 marks based on the syllabus of general papers of BEd programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).
Dr KN Raj Study Centre for Planning & Centre-State Financial Relations Entrance Test will be based on the syllabus of B.A. Economics programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).

Important Instructions for MGU CAT

All the important instructions and guidelines for MGU CAT are bulleted below:

  • Applicant must be present at the examination centre 30 minutes before the commencement of the entrance test.
  • Under any circumstances, applicant’s entry would be prohibited in the reporting centre without the is MGU CAT 2018 admit card.
  • Electronic gadgets like mobile phones, calculators or suchlike are restricted inside the examination centre.
  • Applicants are not allowed to open the seal of exam booklet unless instructed to do the same.
  • Candidates are given an extra time of 10 minutes to read the distributed exam booklet thoroughly to avoid unwanted situations.
  • Personal belongings like baggage must be kept outside the centre. Also, the centre will not be responsible for mishappening of any sort with the belongings.
  • Answers should be marked correctly in the OMR sheet as per applicant’s ability and knowledge by darkening the appropriate options.
  • The applicant is not allowed to leave the centre before the timings of the examination as it can lead to the cancellation of the examination.
  • Candidature will be cancelled for the applicant who is found guilty of using unfair means to mark the answers.

How to Prepare for MGU CAT

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Here we are providing some essential tips and tricks to crack the examination:

  • First of all, find out all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the exam.
  • Take help from lots of books and other study materials related to films and filmmaking.
  • Also, take help from the study materials available on the internet.
  • Also, consider the previous year question papers and sample papers it will help you to know more about the examination.
  • Get the detailed knowledge of the history of Indian cinema, music, literature, art & other film-related topics.
  • Don’t take stress for the examination, do meditation and yoga it will help you to concentrate on your studies.
  • Take the healthy and nutritious diet and avoid oily & junk foods while preparing for exams.


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  1. Christeena justus says:

    Cut off mark for environmental science and management

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