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Prof Dr. C.T. Aravindakumar assumes charge as Vice Chancellor for the interim period

      Prof Dr. C.T. Aravindakumar took charge as the interim Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University on June 5, 2023.   Hon. Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, in his capacity as Chancellor of Universities, appointed Prof Dr. C.T. Aravindakumar as the interim  Vice Chancellor of MGU. He will be in charge until a new […]

Prof Sabu Thomas retires after remarkable career

  Prof. Sabu Thomas completed his long and illustrious career of 36 years as a teacher and four years as the Vice Chancellor of MG University on a happy note on May 27.  During his stint as the Vice Chancellor, the university attained remarkable achievements in the academic field as well as in infrastructure development. […]

MGU lauded for declaring results in record time

  Mahatma Gandhi University won acclaim from various quarters for its timely declaration of  the last semester’s degree examination results. The university managed to declare degree results within 14 days of  completion of the examination and became the first university to do so in the state this year.   Dr. R Bindu, Minister for Higher […]

Four new initiatives launched

        Four new initiatives launched    Lauding the Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) for initiating several innovative projects in the field of learning, research, and entrepreneurship, Higher Education Minister R. Bindu described the varsity here as the premier institution in the country in the field of polymer science.   Inaugurating the School of […]

CTCRI Inks MoU with Mahatma Gandhi University

Thiruvananthapuram based Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) and Mahatma Gandhi (MG) University, Kottayam has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at a function in MG University. Possible areas of collaboration include various fields of biosciences including biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, climate change, nanotechnology, smart farming as well as processing  and  value addition. Prof. Sabu Thomas, […]

University of the Third Age, an International movement launched at MGU

The University of the Third Age (U3A), a programme that seeks to guide those aged above 55 years into a happy third phase of their life, began at the Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Kottayam, on March 11.   University Vice-Chancellor Sabu Thomas inaugurated the programme at a function at The Assembly hall. International Association of […]

MGU- RUSSIA Industrial Collaboration for Green Flame Retardants

Dr.Karapet Ter-Zakaryan: general director of Tepofol LLC, Dr. Voskan Melkonyan, commercial director of Tepofol LLC and Ms. Irina Zaretskaia, Translator of Tepofol LLC visited Mahatma Gandhi University as a part of MGU-RUSSIA Industrial collaboration for Green Flame Retardants. TEPOFOL is a well-established Russian company which actively looks for thermal resistant polymer composites having potential roofing […]

NSS Sangamam 2022

  A check of Rs.1036727 collected by National Service Scheme volunteers of Mahatma Gandhi University for Social Security Mission’s We Care project was presented and handed over to Minister Dr. R.Bindu by Minister V.N. Vasavan at the NSS Sangam 2022    Minister Dr. R. Bindu inaugurated the NSS Sangam at Mahatma Gandhi University and the […]

THE ranking:Mahatma Gandhi University made it into the world’s top 500 varsities

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) retained its spot as the highest-ranking Indian university in the 2023 edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings.  With 75 institutes featuring in THE’s 2023 ranking, India became the 6th most represented country in the list. IISc, Bengaluru; JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysore; Shoolini University […]

MG University Researchers bag National Award at the 11th National Petrochemical Awards

  New Delhi: The research work led by Prof. Sabu Thomas, Vice Chancellor, MG University and his Ph.D Student Mr. Avinash R. Pai bags the National award under theInnovation in green polymeric materials and product category at the 11th National Petrochemical Awards held at New Delhi on Sept 27,2022. The award was presented by Shri. […]

Discovered New Species of Earthworms

Scientists from the Advanced Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainability at Mahatma Gandhi University recently discovered three new species of earthworms in the genus Moniligaster Perrier, 1872 (Clitellata: Moniligastridae) from the Kerala region of the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot in India. The scientific team is made up of Dr. Prasanth Narayanan, Dr. Sathrumithra, Dr. Anuja, […]

Among the Top 2% of Scientists Worldwide

Stanford University in the United States recently released a list that represents the 2% of the most cited scientists in various disciplines. The comprehensive list includes 1,59,683 people with close to 1,500 scientists, physicians and engineers in India.  The list includes the name of Professor Sabu Thomas, the Vice-Chancellor of the MGU.  All in the […]