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Mahatma Gandhi University

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1983, Mahatma Gandhi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of Kottayam (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name महात्मा गांधी विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym MGU
Founded 1983
Motto Vidyayaa amritamsnute
Knowledge makes one immortal
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Location


Address Priyadarshini Hills
Kottayam
686 560 Kerala
India
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +91 (481) 273 1001
Fax +91 (481) 273 1009
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Mahatma Gandhi University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Mahatma Gandhi University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
Phone +91

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Mahatma Gandhi University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Mahatma Gandhi University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Mahatma Gandhi University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Mahatma Gandhi University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Distance Education Council (DEC)


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Site last updated: Thursday, 3 August 2017