Mahatma Gandhi University

country rank  53
world rank  2222

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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 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name महात्मा गांधी विश्वविद्यालय, केरला
Acronym MGU
Founded 1983
Motto Knowledge makes one immortal

University Location

Address Priyadarshini Hills
Kottayam (population range: 50,000-249,999)
686 560 Kerala
India
T +91 (481) 273 1001
F +91 (481) 273 1009

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

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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