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Mahatama Gandhi University Common Admission Test 2024 ( MGU CAT )

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Updated on Jun 12, 2024 11:44 IST

MGU CAT 2024 exam was held on May 17 and 18, 2024. The examination schedule and registration dates were announced on February 9, 2024. The registration process began on February 15, 2024 and the last date to apply for MGU CAT 2024 is May 5, 2024. MGU CAT 2024 result has been announced on June 12, 2024. Candidates can check MGU CAT rank list and download scorecards now. Read below all about MGU CAT 2024. 

Q:   What is the MGU CAT 2024 exam date?

A:

MGU CAT 2024 exam dates are May 17 and 18, 2024. The MG University announced the exam dates and registration schedule at the university website on February 9, 2024. Candidates can fill the MGU CAT application form at the official website. The exam will be conducted at designated examination centres, details of which will be shared in the MGU CAT 2024 admit card.

 

Q:   What are MGU CAT 2024 application dates?

A:

As per the official notification, MGU CAT 2024 application process started on February 15, 2024 and ended on May 5, 2024. The MGU CAT application dates were announced by MG University at its website for all courses. The application schedule may be extended and the new deadline will be announced by the university at its website.

 

Q:   When will MGU CAT 2024 admit card be released?

A:

MGU CAT 2024 admit card for all courses will be released on May 8, 2024. Candidates will be required to download their admit cards from the exam website. To download the admit card, candidates will have to use the login credentials created at the time of exam registration.

Candidates must note that, hard copy of the MGU CAT admit card will not be sent to any candidate.

 

What is MGU CAT?

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test or MGU CAT is conducted by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam for admissions to various Postgraduate programmes offered by the University such as MSc, MA, Master of Tourism and Travel Management, LLM and M.Ed. For admission to MTech programme, candidates with GATE score can apply directly. For admission to the MBA programmes offered by MGU, candidates are selected on the basis of CMAT/CAT/KMAT score. Such candidates have to participate in MGU CAT counselling process only. 

MGU CAT 2024 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of MGU CAT 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

12 Jun '24

MGU CAT 2024 result

17 May '24 -

18 May '24

MGU CAT 2024 Exam

05 May '24 -

18 May '24

MGU CAT admit card 2024

MGU CAT 2024 Highlights

Features 

Details 

Exam Name

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test

Conducting Body

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Exam Level

State

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Online

Exam Duration

90 minutes

Exam Syllabus

English Language, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Travel Geography

Exam Pattern

Objective and Descriptive Questions

Language

English

Exam Fees

  • INR 1,200 for General Category and INR 600 for SC/ST
  • INR 1,200 for Open All India Quota and USD 100 for International Students

Exam Purpose

Admissions to PG Course Offered by MGU

Course Offered

MBA/PGDM, MSC, MA, Masters Tourism and Travel Management, LLM, MEd & Education Courses

No. of Test Cities

8

Exam Helpdesk No.

04812731000, 2733626

Official Website

 www.mgu.ac.in

MGU CAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

MGU CAT exam is a PG level entrance test, thus the minimum academic requirement is graduation. Check the table below for course-wise eligibility criteria of MGU CAT 2024:

Programmes

MGU CAT Eligibility Criteria

MBA/PGDM

Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% aggregate in final year

MSc (Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Biophysics/Microbiology)

BSc degree with minimum 50% aggregate in final year

MSc in Chemistry

BSc in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as Subsidiaries with minimum 50% aggregate in final year

MSc in Computer Science

BSc in CS/CA/BSc IT/BCA with minimum 50% aggregate in final year

MSc in Psychology

BSc in Physics with Mathematics as one of the subsidiaries with minimum 50% aggregate in final year

MSc in Environment Science & Management

BSc in relevant subjects or BTech in Civil/Mechanical/Chemical/Environmental with minimum 50% aggregate in final year

MSc in Environment Science and Disaster Management

BSc degree in any subject with minimum 50%

MA (Politics & International Relations/Politics & Human Rights/Public Policy & Governance)

BA in relevant subjects with 50% aggregate in final year or BSc in any branch with minimum 60% aggregate in final year

MA Economics

BA/BSc in Economics/Mathematics/Statistics with minimum 45% aggregate

MA in Malayalam

BA in Malayalam with minimum 45% aggregate or degree in Arts/Science with a minimum 50% aggregate in second year Malayalam

MA in English

BA in English with minimum 45% aggregate or degree in Arts/Science with minimum 50% aggregate

MA (Gandhian Studies/Development Studies)

Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% aggregate

MA (History and Anthropology)

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with minimum 45% aggregate

Master of Tourism and Travel Management

Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% aggregate

M.Ed (English/Hindi/Malayalam/Sanskrit/Arabic/Mathematics/Science/Social Science/Commerce/Computer Education

B.Ed with minimum 45% aggregate

LLM

LLB or equivalent degree with minimum 50% aggregate

MGU CAT 2024 Admission Process

Step 1: MGU CAT 2024 Application Process

To appear for MGU CAT candidates are required to fill the application form and submit the same before the deadline. Fee can be paid via Debit Card or Internet Banking or at the nearest Akshaya Centre.

Also Read: MGU CAT Application Process 2024

Step 2: Download MGU CAT 2024 Admit Card

MGU CAT admit cards will be issued to registered candidates only. The hall ticket will be available online and candidates can download the same from the official website of Mahatma Gandhi University.

Also Read: MGU CAT Admit Card 2024

Step 3: Appear for MGU CAT 2024

The exam mode is computer-based and the duration of MGU CAT 2024 will be 90 minutes. Candidates have to answer multiple-choice questions pertaining to their subjects in UG degree course. The marking scheme is different for each subject. The exam will be held at test centres in Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.

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Step 4: MGU CAT 2024 Result

MGU CAT 2024 result will be announced on the official website of the University. The candidates can check their result by logging in to the official website and download the scorecard using their login ID. The ranklist will be released post the declaration of MGU CAT result.

Also Read: MGU CAT Result 2024

MGU CAT 2024 Counselling

After the declaration of result, counselling process is conducted to select candidates for admission. For MBA course, the counselling process includes Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) while the counselling process of rest of the courses includes Descriptive Test and PI.

Also Read: MGU CAT 2024 Counselling

Q:   What is the application fee of MGU CAT 2024?

A:

The application fee of MGU CAT 2024 for General and Open All India quota candidates is INR 1,100 and for SC/ST candidates it is INR 550. The fee is to be paid online via debit/credit card or net banking. Candidates must note that fee payment in a mandatory step in form submission process. The MGU CAT form will not be accepted until the fee is paid. Applicants must also note that the fee is non-refundable.

 

Q:   Where can I apply for MGU CAT 2024?

A:

MGU CAT 2024 application form is made available on the MGU and the entrance exam official websites. Candidates can visit the website to apply online. Details in the application form should be filled out carefully and as per the candidates official documents. Also, the application form must be submitted on or before the prescribed deadline.

 

Q:   What is the MGU CAT exam pattern for MA?

A:

MGU CAT exam has 80 MCQs with four choices for each question. Each correct answer carries one mark and there is negative score for incorrect answers. The entrance exam duration is 90 minutes. Moreover, candidates taking the exam have to study English Language, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Travel Geology. Read more about MGU CAT exam pattern here.

 

MGU CAT Exam Pattern: Highlights

Check the table below to know the exam pattern of MGU CAT. The syllabus for MGU CAT for every course includes subjects studied in graduation.

Features

Details

Exam Mode

Online

Question paper type

MCQ

Total marks

80

Marks per questions

1

Negative marking

No

Exam duration

90 minutes

Language of MGU CAT question paper

English

Programmes offered through MGU CAT

Take a look at the Postgraduate programmes for which MGU CAT is conducted:

Science

MSc Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry)

MSc Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)

MSc Chemistry (Physical Chemistry)

MSc Chemistry(Polymer Chemistry)

MSc Physics

MSc Biochemistry

MSc Biotechnology

MSc Microbiology

MSc Biophysics

MSc Environment Science and Management

MSc Environment Science and Disaster Management

MSc Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences

MSc Psychology

MSc Computer Science

Humanities & Social Sciences

MA Malayalam

MA English

MA Politics & International Relations

MA Politics & Human Rights

MA Politics (Public Policy & Governance)

MA Gandhian Studies

MA Development Studies

MA History

MA Economics

-

Hospitality & Travel

Master of Tourism and Travel Management

Master of Tourism and Travel Management in Aviation Management

Master of Tourism and Travel Management in Tour Operations

Master of Tourism and Travel Management in Health Tourism

Law

LLM

-

Teaching & Education

MEd In Language Education (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic & Sanskrit)

Mathematics Education

Science Education

Social Science Education

Commerce Education

IT Education

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MGU CAT 2024 Contact Information

Address: Mahatma Gandhi University,

               Priyadarsini Hills P.O., Kottayam – 686560

Enquiry: 91-481-2733300, 2733378

Fax: 91-481-2731002, 2731009, 2731011, 2731239, 2732000

E-mail: mgu@mgu.ac.in, registrar@mgu.ac.in, promgu@gmail.com, pro@mgu.ac.in

FAQs on MGU CAT 2024

Check here Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on MGU CAT exam:

Q:   What after MGU CAT exam?

A:

After the MGU CAT exam is conducted and the result is announced, the university conducts a Centralised Admission Process (CAP) which includes PI or GD-PI. CAT qualifying candidates have to participate and clear the GD/PI round for their respective courses to be selected for admission. Thereafter the final merit list is prepared based on candidates’ overall performance. 

 

Q:   What is the minimum marks required to apply for MGU CAT exam?

A:

The minimum marks required to apply for MGU CAT exam varies between 50 to 60 per cent aggregate in graduation. For each course, the minimum score criteria is different.

MBA/PGDM, MSc, LLM, MA (Politics & International Relations/Politics & Human Rights/Public Policy & Governance), the minimum score requirement is 50 percent.

For MA Economics, MA in Malayalam, MA in English, MA (Gandhian Studies/Development Studies), MA (History and Anthropology) and M.Ed, the minimum score requirement is 45 percent.

 

Q:   Where are the MGU CAT 2024 exam centres?

A:

MGU CAT 2024 exam centres are located in five cities across Kerala. The centres are at Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode and Kannur. Candidates can opt a maximum of three centres on a preferential basis. However, the decision of allotment will be made by the MG University.

 

Q:   I want to apply for MBA in MG University. Do I need to appear for MGU CAT?

A:

It is not compulsory for MBA course aspirants to take the MGU CAT exam. As the university accept national-level exam scores as well, including CAT/CMAT/KMAT. Candidates applying with a national-level exam score are directly called for the personal interview round.

 

Q:   Which MBA entrance exam scores are valid for admission to MG University?

A:

The MBA entrance exam scores are valid for admission to MG University’s MBA courses are CAT, CMAT and KMAT. Candidates must have passed any one of these exams in the same academic year. They are not required to appear for MGU CAT and can directly participate in the personal assessment round – GD and PI.

 

Q:   Which M.Tech entrance exam scores are valid for admission to MG University?

A:

For admission to M.Tech programme offered by MG University, candidates must have valid GATE score. They must have passed GATE exam in the same academic year. Such candidates are not required to appear in MGU CAT exam and can directly seek admission by participating in the GD/PI round.

 
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