MGU CAT 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the country, the examination has been postponed till further orders. The last date to submit the application form has also been extended up to June 15, 2020. So, candidates can fill the application form online on the official website, which is cat.mgu.ac.in. The fresh date for MGU CAT 2020 will be announced later. 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 allotments will be strictly based on the options exercised, the rank obtained and eligible reservations of the candidate. Candidates are advised to read the article for getting detailed information about MGU CAT 2020. Scroll down for getting more information like eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.
MGU CAT 2020
Applications are invited for admission to the Post Graduate academic programmes in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University for the academic year 2020-21. Admissions to all the programmes except M.Ed are on the basis of Common Admission Test (CAT- MGU). For M.Ed programme, both the score in Entrance Test and the marks for the Qualifying Examination will be considered for preparing the rank list. Only online registration is considered for all the academic programmes of the University. Admission details, schedule, eligibility conditions and other particulars are available on this page below.
Schedule of MGU CAT 2020 is given below.
|Online candidate registration||20 Feb 2020|
|Last date for online submission of application|
|Downloading of Hall Tickets|
|Publication of Entrance Examination Result|
|Interview/G.D/Written Test||Date will be announced by the Departments|
|Rank List and Admission|
|Commencement of classes|
|Schedule for Foreign Applicants|
|Last date for submission of original application|
through the Indian Embassy
|New date will announce Soon|
MGU CAT 2020 Application Extension Notice
MGU CAT 2020 Examination Postponed Notice
April 04, 2020: Due to the nationwide lockdown for COVID-19 precautions, The MGU CAT 2020 examination has been postponed until the further notice. Check the complete notice from below image.
- Click here to download the MGU CAT 2020 examination postponed notice.
MGU CAT 2020 Application Form
Candidates who seek admission should either visit the official portal of the University www.mgu.ac.in and go to the link CAT-MGU 2020 or go directly to www.cat.mgu.ac.in. Candidates must check there eligibility criteria before proceding further in the admission process. Below we have provided the direct link to fill the Application Form.
- For General candidates: Rs. 1100/-
- For SC/ST candidates: Rs. 550/-
The registration fee has to be paid online using internet banking/debit/credit/cash cards. Fee paid in other modes of payments will not be considered.
Steps to Apply Online
Candidates are advised to use the following steps in order to apply-
Step-1 Visit the official website: cat.mgu.ac.in
Step-2 You will get the link to apply online and fill all the details and make register yourself.
Step-3 After that, if you want to login again then you can by using your registration ID and passwords.
Step-4 Make the payment and submit the application form.
MGU CAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligiblity crietria for different courses are as follows. Candidates are advised to check it properly before applying online. The candidates who will not fulfill the criteria their application form will be cancelled. Those who will fulfill all the eligibility criteria in all the formats, only can apply for it.
Click here to download the detailed eligibility crietria.
MGU CAT 2020 Test Centres
There will be test centers in Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, and Kozhikode in Kerala, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai outside Kerala. The applicants can opt a maximum of 3 centres on a preferential basis. However the centers opted by an applicant is only his/her options, the actual center will be allotted by Mahatma Gandhi University which will be final. In most cases the centre opted by the applicant will be allotted. But the University may allot a different Centre either due to preponderance or shortage of applicants. In such cases, candidates can either choose the center allotted by the university or can claim a refund of the application fee. The exact venue, date and time of the Entrance Examination will be there in the Hall Ticket which has to be downloaded by the applicant from their home page in the University admission website
MGU CAT 2020 – Centralized Allotment process for PG
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 a maximum of programs of four different schools/departments/centres except MBA in SMBS. However, the candidate need to pay separate application fee for examinations opted from different schools/departments/centres. Students may also see the schedule of examinations for different schools to verify which all examinations may be opted as their choice. A cluster of academic programmes in a School/Department/Centre to which admissions are made based on the single Entrance Test will be reckoned as a single option with a single application fee.
The candidate has also to mark his/her preference for the different specializations within the cluster at the time of online registration. In such cases also there will be separate rank lists for the different specialized programmes within the cluster based on the score in the Entrance Test and the preference marked by the candidate at the time of registration. If a candidate submits more than one application in CAT- MGU his/her candidature is liable to be cancelled. It is a simple and transparent process of allotment which gives the candidate an opportunity to exercise maximum of 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 (in the case of candidates under Kerala State category).
Counselling for Admission
The rank lists and the lists of eligible candidates for admission as per merit and reservation will be published separately in the University portal. The eligible candidates will be invited for a counselling by the University. Those who fail to report for counseling will be treated as Not Joined and further claim for admission from these students will not be entertained.
The candidates should produce the following documents in original at the time of counselling.
- Applicants for Open All India Quota will have to present the relevant Nativity Certificate issued by the concerned competent authority.
- Certificate to prove date of birth.
- Transfer Certificate (TC) from the Institution last attended and Conduct Certificate.
- Mark lists of Qualifying Degree examination and Provisional/ Degree Certificate (if results are announced).
- Equivalency Certificate for the Qualifying Examination, if applicable
- Migration Certificate, if applicable.
- Caste Certificate, Income Certificate, BPL Certificate, NCLC Certificate if applicable
- Candidates who are employees of Central/State Government or Public Sector Undertaking or Quasi Government Institutions should produce No Objection Certificate.
- Any other document required to be produced.
After the counseling the University will issue an Allotment Memo to the candidate. The concerned Department/School after verifying the above documents shall admit the candidate and make necessary adaptations in the CAT-MGU portal. The original certificates of all the admitted students shall be kept in the respective schools. On getting allotment in a higher option, the student should get the certificates back from the School and submit the same to the newly allotted institution.
As the allotment is based only on the Entrance score and the information furnished by the candidate online, the eligibility shall be confirmed before the closing of admission. The Head of the institution will verify the details furnished in the allotment memo issued from the University and online application in respect of the candidate by comparing the same with the original documents produced by the candidate before the deadline announced by the University for the same. Any discrepancy which results in the invalidation of the allotment will be reported to the University and admission will be denied in such cases.
Official Website: mgu.ac.in.
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