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MG University PG Admission 2022: Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, and Admission Procedure

Payal Biswas
Payal BiswasUpdated On: August 24, 2022 08:24 am IST

MG University PG Admission schedule has been released. Candidates can check information related to dates, eligibility criteria, application, and admission process here.

MG University PG Admission 2022: Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, and Admission Procedure

Mahatma Gandhi University PG admission is going on. At present, the university is conducting the seat allotment process. The admission to MG University will continue till October 10, 2022. Only the eligible candidates will be able to secure a seat through this admission. MG University (Mahatma Gandhi University) Kottayam released the official notification for some PG Courses for the academic year 2022-23. Notifications for programs like MTech in Advanced Polymeric Materials and M.Sc. Applied Geology have been released on 30th March 2022 and 2nd April 2022 respectively on the university's official website.

Located in Kottayam, Kerala, Mahatma Gandhi University has spread over its education through 264 affiliated colleges. Hence, it is ranked as one of the top affiliating universities in the state of Kerala. The university came into force on the 2nd of October,1983. Since then, it is imparting premium quality higher education to the central part of Kerala. Its academic growth in the past is well appreciated throughout the world. According to the Asia University Rankings of 2021, MG University held the 154th position among all the other Asian Universities. 

Candidates who want to pursue postgraduate education from a well-acclaimed institution, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, is undoubtedly one of their best options. The candidates are selected through a university-level entrance exam known as MGU CAT Examination. Through this article, aspirants will get complete details on MG University PG Admission 2022 including application dates, eligibility criteria, application, and admission procedure of PG programs offered at MGU. 

MG University PG Admission 2022 Important Dates

Dates of PG CAP for Mahatma Gandhi University PG Admission 2022 have been declared. Applicants of PG courses of Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam can check the following dates:



Online Application Form for PG CAP Availability Date

June 27- July 30

Final Date of Application Submission

July 30, 2022

Provisional Rank List and Trial Allotment Date

August 5, 2022

First Allotment

August 12, 2022

Second Allotment

August 22, 2022

Third Allotment

August 29, 2022

Class Commencement

August 31, 2022

Special Allotment 1 For SC/ST

September 12, 2022

Special Allotment 2 For SC/ST

September 19, 2022

Final Date of Admission

October 10, 2022

Read Also: MG University UG Admission 2022: Dates, Courses, Eligibility, Application Process, Allotment

MG University PG Admission Eligibility Criteria 2022

More than 300 programmes are offered at UG, PG, and Research levels and in different fields like Arts, Science, Engineering, Management, Journalism, and more. The applicants must meet the MG University eligibility criteria 2022 for applying to those programmes. We have mentioned here some of the PG courses and their eligibility standards: -

MG University MSc Eligibility Criteria

There are numerous MSc programmes under the MG University Department of Science. Different criteria are set for them. The eligibility criteria for MG University MSc Courses are listed below: -

Academic Programmes

Eligibility Criteria

MSc Microbiology

A candidate should qualify Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Physics, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology with 50% or more than that in part III. 

MSc Biotechnology

MSc Biophysics

MSc Biochemistry

MSc Computer Science 

A candidate can pursue this course if he/she has 50% or more marks in Computer Application/ Computer Science/BCA/ other BSc. Courses including Computer Science as the compulsory main subject in part III. 

MSc Physics

  • Candidates should secure BSc. Degree in Physics with Mathematics as one of the secondary subjects. 
  • He or she must score not less than 50% marks in the concerned subjects in part III. 

MSc Organic Chemistry 

Candidates need to have not less than 50% marks in BSc. Degree in Chemistry along with Mathematics as one of the secondary subjects. 

MSc Inorganic Chemistry

MSc Polymer Chemistry

MSc Physical Chemistry

MSc Environment Science and Management 

  • Must have a BSc. Degree in any of the below mentioned subjects: -Botany/Geology/Life Science /Geography/Microbiology/Biotechnology/Physics,Chemistry/Biochemistry/Zoology/Plant/Animal Science/Agriculture/Horticulture/Fisheries,B.Tech in Civil/Chemical/Mechanical 
  • Must score not less than 50% in part III exam.
  • Must secure Cumulative Grade Point Average not less than 5 a 10-point scale or they can have CGPA not less than 2.5 at 5 point scale

MSc Environment Science and Disaster Management

  • Candidates need to obtain a BSc. Degree in the following subjects: -Botany/Geology/Life Science /Geography/Microbiology/Biotechnology/Physics,Chemistry/Biochemistry/Zoology/Plant/Animal Science/Agriculture/Horticulture/Fisheries, B.Tech in Civil/Chemical/Mechanical 
  • Must score at least 50% in part III exam.
  • Must secure Cumulative Grade Point Average not less than 5 at 10-point scale or they can have CGPA not less than 2.5 at 5 point scale. 

MSc Mathematics

  • Candidates should be graduated in a BSc stream with Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. 
  • They need to score not less than 50% in part III.
  • Or they should have CGPA of 5 out of scale 10 

MSc Statistics

  • Candidates must have Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Statistics or Mathematics as the main subject or Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science as the main paper or B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science, BSc/ Data Analytics/ BVoc Data Science.
  • They need to have at least 50% marks for the elective subjects together. 
  • CGPA must be 5 out of scale 10

MG University M.A. Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for MG University MA courses are as follows:

Academic Programmes

Eligibility Criteria

MA Economics 

A candidate should acquire a pass in BA Economics/BSc.Statistics/BSc. Mathematics from MG University or an equivalent degree from other universities that are recognized by MG university with at least 50% marks in total.

MA Politics and Human Rights 

  • A candidate needs to obtain BA in Law/ History/Politics/ Economics with at least 45% marks in part III
  • BSc in any subjects with a minimum of 60% marks in part III
  • BA in Anthropology/ English/ Sociology/ Philosophy/ Geography/ Psychology/ Commerce with minimum 50% in part III

MA Politics and International Relations 

MA Politics( Public Policy and Governance)

MA English 

Applicants must have Bachelor’s Degree in English with at least 45% marks in their part III exam or they should have a degree either in Arts or Science securing 50% marks in their part I examination. 

MA Malayalam

BA degree in Malayalam with not less than 45% marks in the BA part III exam or a degree either in Arts or Science securing 50% marks in their part II of Malayalam. 

Master of Tourism and Travel Management

Applicants need to be graduated in with at least 50% marks in any stream of this university or other universities that is recognized by MGU. 

MA History

Candidates must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in the stream of Social sciences with at least 50% marks in their part III examination. 

MA Anthropology

MA Social Work in Disability Studies and Action

Applicants should be qualified in any Bachelor’s Degree Programmes. 

MG University MTech Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for MG University MTech courses are as follows:

Academic Programmes

Eligibility Criteria

M.Tech Nano Science and Technology

Applicants should have an MSc. degree in Polymer Science/Material Science/ Industrial Chemistry/ Nanoscience and NanoTechnology/ Industrial Physics/ Polymer Chemistry/ Biotechnology with not less than 50% marks. 


They need to acquire a B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ NanoScience and NanoTechnology/Polymer Technology/ Industrial Chemistry/ Bio-Technology/ Electronics and Communication with at least 60% marks. 

M.Tech Energy Science and Technology

Candidates who have acquired M.Tech degree with at least 50% marks in Nano Science and Nanotechnology, Polymer Science, Physics, Chemistry or any equivalent degree


B.Tech in Nano Science and Nano Technology/Polymer Engineering/ Chemical engineering/ Electronics and Communication/ Bio-Technology or Mechanical/ Civil or Material Science or an equivalent degree with at least 50% are eligible for this course. 

MG University Integrated Masters Eligibility Criteria

There are two integrated master's courses offered by MG University. The eligibility criteria for MG University integrated master's courses are as follows:

Academic Programmes

Eligibility Criteria

Integrated Masters Programme in Social Sciences

Candidates securing (10+2) with at least 60% marks are eligible for this course. 

Five Year Integrated Master of Science Programmes

Applicants need to be passed in (10+2) in science with at least 60% marks.

MG University Other Program Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria for MG University for the following courses:

Academic Programmes

Eligibility Criteria

Mater of Business Administration (MBA)

Applicants for this program must be graduated in any discipline scoring 50% marks in their part III examination. 

They should have a valid CAT/CMAT/KMAT score to apply for this programme. 

Master of Law (LLM, 2 years programme)

Candidates should pass LLB or any degree equivalent to this with at least 50% marks. The equivalent examination must be recognized by MGU. 

Master of Physical Education and Sports (M.PES)

Applicants only need a Bachelor’s degree in physical education. 

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Programme with specialization in Language Education

(English, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Arabic) Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Commerce, IT & Computer Science Education

Candidates need to have B.Ed Degree with not less than 55% marks. 

Read Also: MG University B.Ed Admission

MG University PG Admission 2022 Application Process

Candidates willing to get admission in postgraduate programs need to apply through the duly filled MG University PG Application Form online. The form must be submitted within the last date of registration. For the MG University online application 2022, the applicants can go directly to the university’s official portal or they can click the link CAT-MGU 2022.


  • Candidates seeking admission to MBA courses cannot apply through the official portal mentioned above. They will have to apply through
  • International students will have to apply through

The online application is a combined form of different procedures that a candidate has to furnish flawlessly. To do that, the instructions for the application must be read and understood very well. The university instructed procedure for MG University PG Application 2022 is described below to help the candidates to complete the application effortlessly.

Stage 1: Click the Apply Now button and start the process for application. 

Stage 2: Create a personal account by giving the required personal details and a password. The password has to be a combined form of alphabets, special characters, and numerals. This password must be kept safely for future log-in.

Stage 3: Next click the Save and Continue option to finally generate the account. Now, the account is created and you will be given an Application Number that must be remembered for the next login. The registration process gets completed here. 

Stage 4: Once the registration procedure is over, upload a scanned passport size colour photo. The photo must be of good quality captured against the white background preferably. The uploaded photo must not be tilted, it should be straight and any form of the casual photo is not acceptable.

Stage 5: Now, click on the Profile button and enter the reservation/caste details (if any) and information related to bonus marks. Next, click on the Continue button to move on to the next stage. 

Stage 6: Enter your qualifying exam details by clicking on the Qualification button. 

Stage 7: A list of programmes will be shown now depending on the qualification selected. You can now select maximum programmes of four different departments/centres/ schools. You can select the options except for MBA in SMBS. 

Stage 8: The entrance examination will be conducted in different centres of Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikode, and Kottayam. You can select a maximum of 3 centre options but the final centre allocation will be done solely by the University. 

Stage 9: In this stage, you need to declare that the information provided against your candidature is valid and relevant documents as proof of your eligibility will be provided for verification anytime required. 

Stage 10: Once the entire declaration is done, the registration fees need to be remitted through Credit/ Debit card/ Net Banking facilities. Once the registration fees are paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances. 

Stage 11: After completion of the payment process and reviewing the details, click on the Final Submit button and take a printout copy of the confirmation document. 

Hard copies of the entire application form along with the relevant documents need to be kept as the university will ask for the same at the time of admission. 

 MG University PG Admission Application Fees 2022

The MG university 2022 application fee for PG admission are as follows:



General Category

RS 1100/-

SC/ST Applicants 

RS 550/-

International Students 

US$100 (Amount will be the same as Indian Currency on the payment date)

MG University PG Admission Process 2022

The university conducts a simple and crystal-clear process for PG admission. CAT-MGU entrance exam is the basic criteria for the admission of the applicants. The MG University PG admission Process is directed following the CAP (Centralized Allotment Process). Individual entrance tests are conducted for different programmes of different schools of the University.

MG University PG Admission Entrance Exam 

Candidates except for MTech applicants with GATE scores, MBA applicants and international students will have to attend an Entrance Test, called CAT-MGU for various programmes opted by them. The potential of a candidate will be assessed through 80 objective multiple-choice questions and the candidates will have to answer them within 2 hrs (120 minutes). Candidates will get 1 mark for each right answer. No negative marking will be there for incorrect answers. Candidates are advised to prepare for the CAT-MGU entrance exam well and be ready for the same. Candidates must carry the admit card for CAT-MGU at the examination centre.

CAT-MGU Admit Card 2022

The university will upload admit card for CAT-MGU 2022 on its official website on a specific date. To download the admit card, candidates will have to log in to their account providing the application number and password. CAT-MGU Admit Card 2022 will contain the exam dates, exam venue, and timing. This admit card must be presented on the day of the Entrance Examination. 

MG University PG Admission Allotment Process

A candidate can enroll through only one single online application form for selecting a maximum of four programs depending on eligibility. The application will be cancelled if more than one application form is submitted.  The university gives the candidates ample scopes to exercise their selected options of choice but that must be according to the order of preference. The MG University PG admission seat allotment is done strictly according to the following order: -

  • Options selected by the candidates
  • Rank acquired in the entrance exam
  • Eligibility as per reservations 

MG University PG Admission Tie-Breaking Norms

If there is a tie in the marks between candidates, tie-breaking norms have been set by the university to decide the allotment for that particular seat. According to the MG university tie-breaking norms, the scores of objective tests will get priority, and then the age of the candidate will be considered.

Written tests/GD/Interviews/ for some programmes are organized to prepare the final rank list. Three times the total number of candidates essential for all categories will be called in the first phase of allotment by the respective departments of the university. This selection will be completely based on the candidates’ rank secured in the objective test or CAT MGU. The final merit list will be prepared considering the scores of CAT MGU, written examination /GD/interview scores, and also the bonus marks secured through NCC/NSS, etc. The candidates who will fail to attend the written tests/GD/interviews will be considered as not joined and the university will not entertain any kind of claim for further admission. 

MG University MBA Programme Admission 2022

The admission process for the MG University MBA program is different than other courses. Candidates for the MG University MBA Admission 2022 will not be selected based on the above-mentioned criteria. They will be selected depending on the scores of CMAT/CAT/KMAT, GD, and Personal Interview Sessions and the ratio will be 80:10:10. 

List of Documents Required for MG University PG Admission 2022

Submitting the essential documents at the time of admission is a crucial task. Below-mentioned is the list of documents required for MG University PG Admission 2022:

  • Birth Certificate to prove age
  • Candidates for Open All India Quota need to show the Nativity Certificate.
  • Transfer certificate and Certificate of Conduct from the previous institutions.
  • Migration certificate of last attended university (if required)
  • Documents to prove efficiency in sports and games (applicable for M.PES programmes)
  • Mark sheets of degree examination qualified or the provisional degree certificate ( in case of the results are published)
  • Certificate of equivalency for the qualifying examination (if required)
  • Caste Certificate, Income and Asset Certificate, Income Certificate, BPL certificate, etc. (if required)
  • Applicants of MA Social Work in Disability Studies and Action need to show their experience and qualification certificate in the respective field ( if required)

After the verification of all the documents mentioned, the counselling will be done by the concerned departments of the university. 

Read Also: NIFT Admissions for UG & PG Courses 2022

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