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MGU CAT Exam 2022: Exam Dates,Registration, Eligibility, Preparation, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result and Counselling

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Updated On - Dec 29,2021

MGU CAT 2022 Result has been declared on the official website Candidates can check their results by using their application number and password. The rank list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in the entrance test, GD/Interview/Descriptive exam, and bonus marks.

What is MGU CAT? MGU CAT 2022 is a university-level entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to various postgraduate programs at MGU. MGU CAT 2022 will be conducted in the cities of Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai. 

MGU CAT 2022 Highlights

Exam Highlights
Full Name Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test
Conducting Body Mahatma Gandhi University 
Exam Level National
Official Website
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Courses offered M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed., L.LM., MTTM

MGU CAT 2022 Dates

Given below MGU CAT 2022 exam scheduled for national candidates:

Event Dates 
Registration Starts March 7, 2022
Last Date to Apply April 25, 2022 
Availability of Admit card May 17, 2022
Exam date

May 27 & 29, 2022

Provisional Rank List June 21, 2022

MGU CAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form candidates must check the eligibility criteria according to their subject. If candidates are not able to satisfy the eligibility criteria his/her form can be disqualified at any stage. Check the following table to eligibility below:

Sl No Programmes Seats (Quota wise) Eligibility
    State All India Open International  
1 M Sc in Biochemistry 10 2 2 BSc degree in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Micro- biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, or Physics with not less than 50% marks in Part III
2 M Sc in Biotechnology 10 2 2
3 M Sc in Biophysics 05 1 2
4 M Sc in Microbiology 10 2 2
5 M Sc in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) 8 2 2 B Sc in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as Subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III
6 M Sc in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) 8 2 2
7 M Sc in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) 8 2 2
8 M Sc in Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry) 8 2 2
9 M Sc in Computer Science 25 3 2 B Sc in Computer Science/ Computer Application/ B Sc IT/BCA/ B Sc with Computer Science as one of the main subject with not less than 50% marks in Part III
10 M Sc in Psychology 10 2 2 Pass in any graduate programme with not less than 50% marks.
11 M Sc in Physics 20 4 2 B Sc in Physics with Mathematics as one of the subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III.
12 M Sc in Environment Science & Management 10 2 2 B Sc degree in any of the following optionals; Botany, Zoology, Chem- istry, Physics, Geology, Geography, Life Science, Environment Science, Environment Management, Microbi- ology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant or Animal Science, Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Forestry, B Tech in Civil/ Mechanical/ Chemical/ Environmental or equiva- lent examination with not less than 50% marks in Part III
13 M Sc in Environment Science and Disaster Management 10 2 2 B Sc degree in any subject with not less than 50% marks in Part III.
14 M A Politics and International Relations 15 3 3 BA in Economics/ Politics/ History/ Law with not less than 45% marks for Part III or B A in English/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Psychology/ Geogra- phy/ Philosophy/ Commerce with 50% in Part III or B Sc in any branch with not less than 60% marks in Part III.
15 M A Politics and Human Rights 05 1 1
16 M A Politics( Public Policy and Gover- nance): 05 1 1
17 M A Economics 16 4 2 Bachelors degree in Economics Math- ematics/Statistics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with atleast 45% marks in Core and Complementary subjects or equivalent degree from an institution approved by Mahatma Gandhi University.
18 M A in Malayalam 10 0 0 Bachelor’s degree in Malayalam with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in Part III or degree in Arts/Sci- ence with a minimum of 50% marks in Part II Malayalam
19 M A in English 10 2 2 Bachelor’s degree in English with not less than 45% marks in Part III or de- gree in Arts/Science with a minimum of 50% marks in Part I English.
20 M A in Gandhian Studies 12 2 2 Pass in any graduate programme with 45% marks in Part III.
21 M A in Development Studies 12 2 2
22 M A History 10 2 2 Bachelor’s degree in the faculty of Social Sciences with not less than 45% marks in Part III.
23 MA Anthropology 5 1 2
24 Master of Tourism and Travel Management 20 2 2 Bachelor’s degree (including profes- sional degrees) with not less than 50% marks in any discipline of this University or any other University recognized by Mahatma Gandhi Uni- versity.
25 Master of Education (M Ed) Programme with Specialization in Language Educa- tion (English, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Arabic), Mathematics, Science, Social Sci- ence, Commerce, Computer Education 50 0 0 B Ed with not less than 55% marks
26 Master of Law (LLM) one year programme 20 4 2 Pass in LLB or equivalent examination approved by MG University with 50% marks

MGU CAT 2022 Application Form

MGU CAT 2022 Application forms will be released in March and candidates can apply till April, 2022.

Check the steps to fill MGU CAT 2022 Application form:

Step: 1 Registration

  1. Candidates can fill the online application form through the official website i.e.
  2. Click on the link  ‘MGU CAT Application Form
  3. Fill the registration form to get Application Number.
  4. Candidates have to fill the information like Candidates Name, Date of birth and Email ID, etc.
  5. After filling all the credentials click on ‘submit’
  6. After the successful submission of registration form candidate will get an application number.

Step: 2 Filling details in Application Form

After successful payment of fee, candidates have to fill the following details:

  • Personal details
  • Basic details
  • Educational details
  • Communicational details, etc.

Step: 3 Fee Payment  

  1. Candidates can make payment through the official website
  2. Login to the candidates portal with the help of application number
  3. Candidates can make payment via
    • Debit Card
    • Credit Card
    • Net Banking

MGU CAT 2022 Application Fee

After registration process candidates have to make payment. Candidates can pay application fee via credit card/debit card/net banking as per their convenience. The application fee will be as follows:

Category Fee
General Category INR 1000
Reserved Category INR 500

MGU CAT 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can download their Admit Card from the official website. It is an important document carrying information about candidate and exam. It acts as an identity proof and a gateway to examination hall. No candidate will be allowed inside the examination hall without the Admit Card. Candidates must preserve their Admit card even after the exam, for further process.

Given below are the steps to MGU CAT 2022 Admit Card:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Click on the link ‘Admit Card’
  3. Provide the required information like registration number, name and date of birth, etc.
  4. Take print out of the Admit Card and preserve it for future references.
  5. Candidates should check the following information on Admit Card before taking the print out.
    • Candidates Name
    • Address
    • Contact Details
    • Candidates Photograph
    • Examination Centre
    • Timing of the Exam
MGU CAT Exam Center

MGU CAT 2022 Exam Center

Candidates can choose any one exam center according to their preferences at the time of registration. Once the exam center will be allotted to a candidate, it cannot be changed. Candidates can give their preference from the options given below.

  1. Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Kottayam
  3. Kochi
  4. Kozhikode
  5. Delhi
  6. Mumbai
  7. Chennai
  8. Bangolore

MGU CAT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

MGU CAT 2022 Exam Pattern will be set by Mahatma Gandhi University for students who are willing to apply for post-graduation.

  • The paper will be conducted in offline mode
  • MGU CAT 2022 will be of 90 minutes.
  • The exam will consist of 80 objective type and candidates will have to choose one correct answer from the four given options.
  • Medium of the question paper will be English language only.
  • The question paper will be of objective and descriptive type for the following subjects. Candidates will have to write descriptive answers in the following subject.
  1. MA Malayalam
  2. MA English
  3. LLM
  4. Master of Tourism Management
MGU CAT Syllabus

MGU CAT 2022 Syllabus

Candidates should go through MGU CAT syllabus once for getting a fair idea of question paper. Having an ample knowledge of syllabus is necessary to score well in the exam. Check syllabus of the course below:

Program Name Syllabus
School of Chemical Sciences  BSc Chemistry syllabus of MGU.
School of Biosciences  MGU syllabus of Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Bio-technology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry and Physics at B Sc level.
School of Environmental Sciences  Basic sciences at degree level, general aptitude and general awareness on 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  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 own 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 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 marks), and Travel Geography (20 marks) and a descriptive general short essay question carrying 20 marks.
School of Indian Legal Thought Law- Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Fundamentals of Civil & Criminal Law, General Principles of Interpretation and Current Legal Developments.
School of Pedagogical Sciences General papers of B Ed programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).
Dr. KN Raj Study Centre for Planning & Centre-State Financial Relations Syllabus of B.A. Economics programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).

MGU CAT 2022 Result

MGU CAT Result

MGU CAT 2022 result wil be declared on the official website and result dates will be announced soon. Candidates must preserve the hard copies of their result. Candidates can check result on the official website by following the steps given below.

  • Visit the official website of MGU
  • Click on “MGU CAT 2022 result” link
  • Provide the credentials like roll number, application number and date of birth in the given space
  • Click on button ‘Submit’
  • Download the result and take print out.
MGU CAT Counselling

MGU CAT 2022 Counselling Process

 Counselling process will begin in the Last week of June tentatively. The shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling round. The allotment of seats will be based on the availability of seats, options exercised and rank obtained. During the process of counselling, candidates have to select the preferences of specialization.

Documents required on the day of counselling:

  • Matriculation certificate for date of birth
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Marks sheet of (Institution last attended)
  • Provisional certificate (Institution last attended)
  • Migration certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • BPL Certificate (if applicable)