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Unleash your academic potential: Mahatma Gandhi University CAT 2024 beckons you

Mahatma Gandhi University, renowned for its excellence in both national and international rankings, invites aspiring students to embark on their academic journey through the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2024. Nestled in a picturesque campus with ultra-modern infrastructure, MGU offers a conducive environment for academic growth and holistic development.   Opportunities abound at MGU, ranging from […]

New certificate programmes in drone technology

Mahatma Gandhi University is launching two new certificate programmes in drone  technology  under Dr. R Satheesh Centre for Remote Sensing and GIS, School of Environmental Sciences.  Drones have sparked a revolution in data collection among numerous sectors. Their ability to capture high-resolution images and videos from unique aerial perspectives in fields range from agriculture and […]

Scholarly Reflections: D. Vinayachandran Memorial National Workshops

School of Letters, Mahatma Gandhi University is hosting two-day national workshops for researchers and recently appointed research supervisors  as part of  Prof. D.Vinayachandran  Memorial Annual Programmes. The workshops will be held on February 8 and 9 for researchers and on February 10 and 11, for research supervisors at the Seminar Hall, School of Letters.   […]

Mahatma Gandhi University Approaches Finalisation of Four-Year Degree Programme Syllabi

Mahatma Gandhi University is in the conclusive stage of refining the syllabi for its four-year degree programmes, with scrutiny of the draft syllabus scheduled to commence on January 31. A total of 48 scrutiny committees, comprised of subject experts including external members, Outcome-Based Education specialists, Chairpersons of PG and UG Boards of Studies, and representatives […]

Prof. Ajit Dayanandan Advocates Fintech Transformation for India’s Informal Sector

The renowned economist, Prof. Ajit Dayanandan, highlighted the imperative need to redefine policy frameworks in his policy talk at MGU’s Centre for Technology and Human Development Studies. Delving into the theme, “Can Fintech Innovations Formalise India’s Informal Sector Economy? Opportunities and Challenges,”  he addressed the transformative impact of emerging financial innovations such as digital payments, […]

Digital Archiving Workshop at MGU from January 11 onwards

MGU is set to host a two-day workshop on digital archiving starting from January 11 onwards. This programme, organised as part of the RUSA Project, is a collaborative effort between the School of Gandhian Thought and Developmental Studies, the Mar Chrysostom Chair, and with support from the French Institute, Pondicherry.   The workshop’s agenda covers […]

Drone Technology Certificate Course to Commence in January 2024

Mahatma Gandhi University is offering a unique opportunity for individuals to explore the field of drone technology and obtain certification from the Director General of Civil Aviation. The upcoming certificate course, set to commence in January 2024, is strategically crafted to empower students for prospective careers in science and technology. Facilitated over 12 weeks, the programme focused on remotely piloted aircraft systems […]

Nelson Mandela Chair: Prof. Bernard Haykel Presents the Opening Lecture for the Year

Prof. Bernard Haykel, a distinguished Professor at Princeton University, USA, and the Chair Professor of the Nelson Mandela Chair for Afro-Asian Studies at Mahatma Gandhi University, delivered the opening lecture of the chair for the current year. Emphasising the critical need for non-military solutions to the Israel-Palestine conflict, Prof. Haykel outlined the complexities involved and […]

Mahatma Gandhi University Initiates Draft Syllabus Preparation for Undergraduate Programmes

In the pursuit of establishing four-year undergraduate programmes, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has commenced the formulation of  the draft syllabi. Following the successful completion of the initial phase dedicated to launching these extended-degree programmes, workshops have been initiated across various centres to meticulously craft the syllabus. Higher Education Minister Dr. R. Bindu inaugurated the workshops, […]

Mar Chrysostom International Visiting Fellowship for Ananya Kabir

Ananya Jahanara Kabir , the distinguished scholar and Professor of English literature at King’s College, London, has been chosen for the Mar Chrysostom International Visiting Fellowship for the year 2023-24. The fellowship is instituted by Mar Chrysostom Chair at Mahatma Gandhi University for the scholars of international standing to conduct a study visit to India […]

Istvan Perczel appointed as Mar Chrysostom Chair at M.G. University

Istvan Perczel, a renowned Hungarian scholar of early Christianity has been appointed as Mar Chrysostom Chair at Mahatma Gandhi University. Currently professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Vienna, Perczel  has conducted extensive  research on the history of  the Saint Thomas Christians of Kerala, and has been heading a project since 2000,  […]

BIIC; Guiding Dreams towards Reality

Guiding Dreams towards Reality Do you have a revolutionary insight that holds the potential to bring about a positive change in society and consider the prospect of transforming that idea into a tangible commercial product? If so, the Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (BIIC) of Mahatma Gandhi University is your beacon. In an era marked […]

Online M Com Programme –Explore the Benefits, Embrace the Excellence

      Mahatma Gandhi University’s UGC entitled two-year Online M.Com Degree Programme (four semesters) offered by the Centre for Online Education (COE) has started its admission to its fourth batch. As per the UGC regulations for online programmes 2020, an online degree is equivalent to the conventional degree of the University.   The University […]

School of Polymer Science and Technology-The Gateway to Boundless Possibilities

    Fascinated by the world of materials and their endless applications? Mahatma Gandhi University has recently made a pioneering move with the launch of its prestigious  M Sc Programme in Industrial Polymer Science and Technology (2 years), which not only offers a comprehensive curriculum but also presents exciting job opportunities in collaboration with industries […]

Joint Masters Programme with Kannur University

Admission Notification Joint M.Sc Programme                                                                                                     […]

MGU tops list of best Indian varsities in polymer science

In a significant achievement, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam has topped the list of the best universities in India in the field of polymer science for the year 2022-23. In the list prepared by US News, a U.S.-based media organisation, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur figures in the second position, followed by Aligarh Muslim University, IIT […]


 Mahatma Gandhi University is organising  EUNOIA-2023 GLOBAL ACADEMIC CARNIVAL  on 17th, 18th and 19th January 2023                                               മഹാത്മാ ഗാന്ധി സര്‍വകലാശാലാ ഗ്ലോബല്‍ അക്കാദമിക് കാര്‍ണിവല്‍ യുനോയ 2023ന്‍റെ ഉദ്ഘാടനം കോട്ടയം മാമ്മന്‍ മാപ്പിള ഹാളില്‍ നടന്ന ചടങ്ങില്‍ മന്ത്രി ഡോ. ആര്‍. […]

Kerala Start Up Mission awards Start Up fund for Research Incubation Programme

M.G. UNIVERSITY INVITES PROPOSALS UNDER ‘RESEARCH INCUBATION PROGRAMME’ For making revolutionary impact at the higher education sector of Kerala, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam invites application for the ‘Research Incubation Programme’ funded by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM). The programme aims to translate innovative research findings into commercially viable products/technology/services. As per the scheme, Faculty members of University/Colleges, […]

MGU Ranks 139th among Asian Universities

MGU has been ranked 139th among Asian universities by Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2022. The Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2022 use the same 13 performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings, but they are recalibrated to reflect the attributes of Asia’s institutions. The universities are judged across all their core […]

MGU Ranks 154th among Asian Universities

MGU has been ranked 154th among Asian universities by Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2021. The Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2021 use the same 13 performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings, but they are recalibrated to reflect the attributes of Asia’s institutions. The universities are judged across all their core […]

Introduces Integrated Multidisciplinary Master’s in Social Sciences

There is a massive exodus from Kerala to outer universities for undergraduate studies in the social sciences. A rough estimate shows that on an average thousand students from assorted regions of Kerala move to the universities and institutions of higher learning in the social sciences in Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Pondicherry, Chennai and Bangalore. This mass […]

New Schools to Address Industry 4.0

We are experiencing an ever-faster technological change in the Industry 4.0 regime. The magnitude of technological change for decades to come will be greater than ever. Artificial intelligence is part of the next generation of technologies that can shape the world’s future and create multiple job opportunities. Robotics is about to enter an exciting new […]