Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test [MGU CAT]

MGU CAT 2018

Exam Date : 27th May 2018 To 27th May 2018
Result Date : 6th June 2018

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Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern for MGU CAT 2018:

Overview of MGU CAT:

MGU CAT stands for Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test. The university is situated in the Central Kerala District of Kottayam and is affiliated to the University of Kerala.

The MGU CAT test is conducted in order to accept admission into its various postgraduate programs. Every year applications are invited from all across the country for admission into the Postgraduate programs in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University. The admission process of the candidate will be done through a Centralized Allotment Process.

Exam Summary:

Name of Exam

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test

Commonly Known As


Conducted by

University of Kerala

Exam Frequency


Examination Stream

PG Programmes like LLM, M.Ed, M.Sc, MA etc.

Application Process starts from

March - May

The month of examination

End of May

Exam Time Duration

90 minutes

Type of Questions

Objective Type Questions

Declaration of Result

First week of June 2018

The admissions based on CAT-MGU will be through a Centralized Allotment Process. There will be separate Entrance Tests for the various academic programs offered in the different Schools of the University. The candidates need to register only one application(online) for opting a maximum of 4 academic programs/ cluster of programs based on their eligibility. If a candidate submits more than one application in CAT MGU his/ her candidature is liable to be canceled. It is a simple and transparent process of allotment which gives the candidate opportunity to exercise the options of his/her choice conveniently in the order of preference. The allotments will be strictly based on the options exercised, the rank obtained and eligible reservations of the candidate.

All candidates except foreign students seeking admission shall attend the Entrance Test. The Common Entrance Test is of 90 minutes duration for all the programs. The test will comprise of objective type multiple choice questions for all the PG programs except for the PG Programmes in School of Letters, School of Indian Legal Thought and School of Tourism Studies for which both multiple choice questions and descriptive type question will be asked.

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