Mahatma Gandhi University

country rank  64
world rank  3998

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Mahatma Gandhi University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Kottayam (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name മഹാത്മാഗാന്ധി സർവകലാശാല
Acronym MGU
Founded 1983
Motto Knowledge makes one immortal

University Location

Address Priyadarshini Hills
Kottayam
686 560 Kerala
India
Tel +91 (481) 273 1001
Fax +91 (481) 273 1009

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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International
students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mahatma Gandhi University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of 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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020