Mahatma Gandhi University

Mahatma Gandhi University Ranking

country rank: 64
world rank: 3998

University Overview

Mahatma Gandhi University, established in 1983, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the rural environment of Kottayam, Kerala (population range of 50,000-249,999). Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. In a variety of fields of study, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. MGU also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Mahatma Gandhi University Ranking

University Identity

Name Mahatma Gandhi University
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

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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

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
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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