MGU CAT 2018 Exam Format will be alloted by Mahatma Gandhi University for students who are interested in admission to post graduation in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centers.
The test paper will be a descriptive type for MA Malayalam, MA English, LLM and Master of Tourism Management.
Mahatma Gandhi University claims the procedure to be the simplest and most transparent for allocation of vacant seats which provides aspirant with an opportunity to practice the options and put forth their choice conveniently in the order of preference. It is to be noted particularly that MGU CAT 2018 will be organizeed for all the interested and applicable aspirants except foreign aspirants.
All the important highlights for MGU CAT 2018 exam format, which aspirants who have applied for this entrance examination must keep a note on, is tabulated below:
|Exam Format Highlights|
|Number of papers||1|
|Number of Sections||2|
|Question paper type||Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)|
|Exam duration||90 minutes|
Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test could be attempted in 90 minutes for all the academic branchs. The test paper is of objective type except for the following courses:
For the above-mentioned programs, the questions asked will be objective as well as descriptive.
Moreover, MGU CAT exam format and corresponding syllabus for each academic program are elaborated separately in tabulated form below:
|Course Name||Exam Format|
|M.Sc. Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences M.Sc. Psychology||The entrance test syllabus for this course will cover topics from the syllabus of an undergraduate degree in Disability studies and psychology.|
|M.Sc. Biochemistry M.Sc. Biotechnology M.Sc. Microbiology M.Sc. Biophysics||MGU CAT 2018 Examination paper will have questions from Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, and Physics of the undergraduate level at MGU.|
|M.Sc. Computer Science||The corresponding test paper will have two sections as below: Section I: It will contain questions from computer science. Section II: It will have questions to assess numerical and logical aptitude.|
|M.Sc. Environment Science and Management M.Sc. Environment Science and Disaster Management||The examination question paper will have questions from basic sciences at undergraduate level, general aptitude, and general awareness on environmental sciences.|
|M.A. Gandhian Studies M.A. Development Studies||The test paper will contain questions from Gandhian Studies/Developmental Exercises.|
|L.L.M.||The question paper will have questions from the following topics:|
Jurisprudence Fundamentals of Civil and Criminal Law
General Principles of Interpretation
Present Legal Developments
|M.A. Politics & International Relations M.A. Politics and Human Rights M.A. Politics (Public Policy & Governance) (UGC Sponsored Programme)||Entrance test paper will have questions from topics on present affairs.|
|M.Sc. Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) M.Sc. Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) M.Sc. Chemistry (Polymer Science)||Questions that will be asked in the test will be from the topics like B.Sc. Chemistry syllabus of Mahatma Gandhi University.|
|M.A. Malayalam M.A. English||The exam paper will constitute of descriptive, short response type question, and objective questions. Also, the paper will assess the aptitude for theatrical and literary studies.|
|M.Sc. Physics with Specialization from Astrophysics, Theoretical Physics, Material Science, Applied Electronics||Test paper will consist of questions from the B.Sc. Physics (Main) and Mathematics (Subsidiary) syllabus of MGU.|
|M.A. History M.A. Anthropology||The test paper will have questions that will test an aspirant’s knowledge in their own branch as well as their interdisciplinary aptitude.|
|Master of Tourism Management with specialization in Aviation Management, Tour Operations and Health Tourism||The test will constitute of objective type questions for 80 marks and the corresponding sections are listed below:|
English language (30 marks)
General Knowledge and Present Affairs (30 marks)
Travel Geography (20 marks)
Apart from this, the test will also have a short descriptive type question of 20 marks
|M.Ed. in Language Education (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic, and Sanskrit) M.Ed. in Mathematics Education M.Ed. in Science Education M.Ed. in Social Science Education M.Ed. in Commerce Education M.Ed. in IT Education||The test paper will include of questions from general B.Ed. syllabus of MGU.|
|M.A. Economics||The respective entrance test will have questions from the BA Economics syllabus of MGU.|
MGU CAT 2018 question paper will be of 200 marks in total. There will be two sections in the question paper which has 50 questions in total. All the questions carry equal marks, that is 4 marks is rewarded for every accurate response.
The marks calculated for MGU CAT 2018 will depend on the following:
Indexing of marks will depend on the bonus marks honoured to the students as per the below guidelines:
MGU CAT 2018 can get graduation books as per the academic programs they have chosen. According to those chosen courses, they must study all the corresponding graduation books the university recommends to pass the entrance test. Students can choose up to four academic courses in which they wish to pursue post-graduation.
Syllabus for all the programs in MGU CAT 2018 is elaborated in tabular form below:
|School of Chemical Sciences||Exam will be based on BSc Chemistry syllabus of MGU.|
|School of Biosciences||Entrance exam will be based on the following MGU syllabus at B. Sc. level:|
|School of Environmental Sciences||Entrance exam will be totally based on subjects of the following:|
degree level basic science
general awareness on Environmental Sciences.
|School of Letters||Entrance Test will include questions on aptitude for literary or theatrical studies. MGU CAT 2018 question paper will contain essay type questions, short response questions and objective type questions.|
|School of International Relations and Politics||Entrance Test will include questions on present affairs.|
|School of Gandhian Thought and Developmental Studies||Entrance exam will consist of questions relating to the subject.|
|School of Social Sciences||MGU CAT 2018 Entrance Test will consist of questions that will assess the interdisciplinary aptitude as well as the knowledge in one’s field of the branch to qualify the examination.|
|School of Behavioral Sciences||Entrance exam will have of questions in an interdisciplinary attitude based on the syllabus of the qualifying test.|
|School of Computer Sciences||Entrance Test will consist of two parts: Part 1: Questions from Computer Science field Part 2: Questions that will reach logical reasoning as well as numeral ability.|
|School of Tourism and Travel Management||The corresponding entrance Test will carry objective type questions for 80 marks, that is, English Language (30 marks), General Knowledge and Present affairs (30 marks), and Travel Geography (20 marks) and a general short essay question carrying 20 marks.|
|School of Indian Legal Thought||Entrance exam will consist of questions which concern some disciplines of law which comprises Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Fundamentals of Civil & Criminal Law, General Principles of Interpretation and Present Legal Developments.|
|School of Pedagogical Sciences||Entrance Test will include of objective type questions for 50 marks based on the syllabus of general branch of B Ed programme of MGU.|
All the important instructions and guidelines for MGU CAT are bulleted below: