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World Wetlands Day observed

Commemorative event honouring the World Wetlands Day was organised by the School of Environmental Sciences at Mahatma Gandhi University. Students and teachers cleared plastic debris from the Pathiramanal Island located in Vembanad Lake and raised awareness among tourists on the impact of plastic pollution. The collected waste was handed over to the processing units. Dr. […]

Chief Minister Unveils Logo and Name for Mahatma Gandhi University Arts Festival

                    Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan unveiled the logo and name of the Mahatma Gandhi University Arts Festival scheduled to be held at Kottayam from February 28 to March 3. University Union Chairperson V.R. Rahul received the logo at a function held in Thiruvananthapuram. The festival is […]

Kottayam to Host MGU Arts Festival

Preparations have commenced for the Mahatma Gandhi University Arts Festival 2024, scheduled to take place at nine venues in Kottayam from February 26 to March 3. An organising committee, chaired by Minister for Cooperation and Ports, V.N. Vasavan, with Melbin Joseph as the general convener, has been formed to ensure the smooth and successful conduct […]

Republic day celebrated at MGU

  Republic Day was observed at MGU with Vice Chancellor Dr. C.T. Aravindakumar hoisting the National flag. He conducted an inspection of the security wing’s parade and delivered a Republic Day message. Emphasising the responsibility of each individual to uphold the principles of the Indian Constitution, Dr.C.T. Aravindakumar also stressed the importance of being attentive […]

Generous Contribution Elevates MGU U3A: Expatriate Family Donates 49 Cents of Land

In a remarkable philanthropic gesture, the Manthuruthil family of Kaippuzha, Kottayam, has given a significant lift to the University of the Third Age (U3A) at Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU). Mary Beatrice Mody and her sister-in-law Agnes, both non-resident Indians (NRIs), have bestowed a substantial New Year gift of 49 cents of land, marking a pivotal […]

ICM 2024: Unveiling Cutting-Edge Insights in Macromolecular Science

The International Conference on Macromolecules (ICM 2024), hosted by the International and Inter-University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN) at Mahatma Gandhi University, wrapped up after three days of engaging discussions and knowledge sharing among leading scientists and researchers worldwide.   Functioning as a dynamic platform for the exchange of knowledge, the conference facilitated collaboration […]

University College Triumphs in Econspire Quiz Competition

University College, Thiruvananthapuram, clinched the top position in the All Kerala Inter-Collegiate General Quiz Competition – Econspire, organised by K.N.Raj School of Economics, MGU, surpassing 49 teams from various universities. S.S Harikrishnan and V.S. Sabarinathan, representing University College, showcased their expertise in the competition. The team from Mahatma Gandhi University’s School of Letters, with members […]

IIUCNN Hosts Three-Day Conference on Macromolecules

The International and Inter-University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN) at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, is organising a three-day international hybrid conference on “Macromolecules: Synthesis, Morphology, Processing, Structure, Properties, and Applications” (ICM 2024) from January 12 to 14, 2024.   The conference will feature internationally renowned speakers covering various topics, including Synthesis and Characterisation of […]

CMS College, Kottayam Excels in NSS Awards at Mahatma Gandhi University

CMS College ,Kottayam has achieved significant recognition in the National Service Scheme (NSS), with its unit securing the prestigious ever rolling trophy for the Best Unit Award from Mahatma Gandhi University for the academic year 2022-23. The college’s commitment to NSS activities has been further acknowledged with individual accolades.   Dr. Varghese C. Joshua, the  […]

MGU Grants Accreditation to Private Research Centre

Mahatma Gandhi University has granted accreditation to the research centre operated by the private bioscience company Agro Bio-Tech (ABTEC) in Kottayam. This move is part of implementing the triple helix system, where educational institutions, private industry, and the government collaborate for social and economic development.   V.N. Vasavan, Minister for Co-operation and Registration, handed over […]

New Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Unveiled at MGU

  Commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi University, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was installed in front of the administrative office of the university. The statue was unveiled by the Vice-Chancellor Dr. C.T. Aravindakumar in the presence of syndicate members, staff, and students. Syndicate member Adv. Job Maichil M.L.A honoured the sculptor Mr. Thomas […]

Keraleeyam: MGU’s Student Performers Create an Unforgettable Evening

As the sun set over the University College, Thiruvananthapuram, the main venue came to life with a Western group song performed by Anna.C.Xavi and her fellow students from S.H. College, Thevara. This captivating performance set the stage for a memorable evening.   Aryavrunda Nair, another student from the same college, followed with a delightful rendition […]

Sports Aspirants Can Now Expect More from MG University

Dreams are now on the cusp of becoming a reality at Mahatma Gandhi University, where sports enthusiasts, including aspiring athletes and those pursuing higher education in sports, are seeing new opportunities to realise their ambitions. The university’s long-cherished dream is on the verge of materialising with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between […]

U3A: Pioneering New Horizons in Lifelong Learning

The University of the Third Age (U3A) movement at Mahatma Gandhi University is continuously forging ahead with innovative models, and its latest endeavour, the heartwarming ”Confluence of Generations” event held at BCM College, Kottayam, stands as a testament to this commitment. This extraordinary gathering seamlessly brought together senior citizens and youth, resulting in a truly […]


 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. […]

Soil Testing Camp for Organic Farmers in Athirampuzha Panchayath

Mahatma Gandhi University Inter university centre for organic farming and sustainable agriculture (IUCOFSA) and Department of Life long Learning and Extension(DLLE) conducted soil testing camp in association with Athirampuzha Krishibhavan for organic farmers of Athirampuzha panchayath. It was conducted by availing the mobile soil testing facilities of District Soil Testing Lab – Kozha, Kottayam. Vice […]

Inauguration of MGUIF – Technology Business Incubation Facilities and Career Hub

Inauguration of MGUIF – Technology Business Incubation Facilities and Career Hub   The MGU’s Innovation Foundation aims to cultivate entrepreneurial interest in youth and bring business ideas to a creative end with the help of modern science and technology. Higher Education Minister R Bindu inaugurated the foundation on 09/05/2022. The system features incubation facilities with […]