Other Centres

Directorate of Applied Short-term Programmes (DASP)

The Directorate for Applied Short-term Programmes (DASP), Mahatma Gandhi University, started in 2019, aims to produce trained human resources through short-term applied academic programmes, with the support of ICT-enabled Learning Management and Evaluation System . By utilising the University’s strong instructional and infrastructure resources, DASP offers a variety of specialised programmes that promote  skill development and career advancement.                                                                                                     


Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (BIIC)

The state’s pioneering endeavour to develop a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among students, the Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (BIIC), started in 2016, has leveraged industrial exposure to supplement its academic offerings by collaborating  with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The  centre  encourages commercialisation of academic contributions .It  is a solid pillar of support for entrepreneurs, offering  knowledge and support in areas such as technology, marketing and finance.


MGU Innovation Foundation

    MGU Innovation Foundation (MGUIF),formed in 2019, aims to serve as a business innovation ecosystem of Mahatma Gandhi University. The organisation functions under the guidance of the RUSA 2.0 Project of Ministry of Education. It  offers Scientific Core Cloud Computing features, which enable small-scale enterprises, institutions and colleges to boost their research and reduce the time it takes to manufacture products. The Digital Learning and Empowering Studio includes a variety of amenities that foster technology-based teaching, learning and content creation.                                                                                   


Centre for Online Education (COE)

The UGC-accredited two-year online M.Com Degree Programme (four semesters)started in 2022 by the Centre for Online Education (COE) ,Mahatma Gandhi University, is equivalent to the conventional degree of the University . The  online degree programme has profoundly transformed the traditional paradigm of learning. One of its unique features  is that students can review the content and access resources at their leisure and convenience and receive targeted instruction and support.                                                                                        


Civil Service Institute (CSI)

  The Civil Service Institute (CSI), established in 2018, strives to address the information gap created by the constant mechanism of teaching-learning, ensuring academic convergence for all Civil Service candidates. It emphasises unique  learning experiences that support the development of creative and sustainable ideas and ensures academic achievement. The institute fosters a comprehensive range of programmes and services and grooms the learners as responsible citizens in a rapidly shifting global community.                                                                                              


Institute for Multidisciplinary Programmes in Social Sciences (IMPSS)

The Institute for Multidisciplinary Programmes in Social Sciences (IMPSS), established in 2019 , aims at providing  critical insights into major social science disciplines, through a variety of research and teaching programmes. The Institute makes the best of the academic expertise of a team of scholars from  various statutory schools of the University .IMPSS  organises extension programmes such as art shows, exhibition of photographs and screening of films and documentaries.                                                                                                    


Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility (SAIF)

 Mahatma Gandhi University implemented Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facilities (SAIF) in 2013,catering to pursue research and development projects requiring sophisticated facilities for researchers in general and especially from institutions that do not have access to such instruments. .It strives to promote the dynamic development of the research system and the execution of innovative strategies in sustainable international collaboration.                                                                                                                                             


University Centre for Ultrafast Studies (UCUS)

  University Centre for Ultrafast Studies (UCUS) is a dedicated Laser Research and Technology platform at Mahatma Gandhi University established in July 2023, that focuses on various disciplines ranging from the fundamentals of diverse ultrafast processes in organic/inorganic systems, plasma physics, material science, bio/medical physics, optical imaging, radiation processes and medical physics, basics of pump-probe spectroscopy and fluorescence up- conversion. Its mission is to perform multidisciplinary research in the basic sciences and technological applications of ultrashort laser pulses. The UCUS is envisaged to act as a nodal centre to meet India’s future requisites in the areas of Photonics, Energy, Communication and Healthcare.