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Mahatma Gandhi University 2024: Admissions, Placements, Ranking

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Established : 1983 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is commonly known as MG University. It is a public university in Kottayam, Kerala, India. It was established on 2nd Oct 1983 on Gandhi Jayanti. MG University Kottayam is committed to promoting academic excellence, research and social development. It has produced many distinguished scholars, researchers and leaders who have made noteworthy contributions to their fields of study.

The University focuses on research-oriented teaching and offers UG, PG and doctoral programs in various fields of study, including arts, science, business, management, engineering, law and technology. UGC recognizes Mahatma Gandhi University Courses, and NAAC has accredited it with an "A" Grade.

The University has several academic departments, international and inter-university centres, aided affiliated colleges, autonomous colleges, self-financing departments and recognized research institutes. More than 300 Mahatma Gandhi University affiliated colleges are spread over five districts in Central Kerala. They are Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha.

The University has also established the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR), which supports research in emerging areas of science and technology. CIR provides funding for research projects and supports collaboration between different departments of the University.

Mahatma Gandhi University Rankings

MG University Kottayam is one of the premier educational institutions in Kerala. It has been ranked amongst Top Universities in India by various ranking agencies.

  • MG University NIRF Rankings 2022 in the overall Category is 51.
  • In 2021, the University ranked at 52nd position in the overall Category.
  • Mahatma Gandhi University NIRF Ranking in 2019 is 49 among the Top 50 universities in India.
  • As per the WEEK 2022 Survey, MGU gained 18 for the Overall Category.
  • In ARIIA 2020 Survey, the University was ranked among the Top 10 Universities in India by achieving 6th rank.
  • THE 2023 Rankings: 401-500 (Band) for the Overall Category.

About MG University Kerala

Established in


Is Mahatma Gandhi University UGC Approved


Mahatma Gandhi University NAAC Grade

A grade



Admission Process  

Entrance Exam and Merit

Application Mode




Mahatma Gandhi University Notable Alumni

  • P. K. Biju
  • Linto Joseph
  • Dr Justice Kauser Edappagath
  • Kurian Joseph
  • Srikant Murali
  • Surabhi Lakshmi
  • Aprem Mooken
  • Nayanthara
  • B. Kemal Pasha
  • Kandathil Sebastian
  • K. M. Tharakan

Address of MG University

Priyadarsini Hills

Kottayam - 686560

Kerala, India

MG University Admission Contact number

Enquiry - 0481-2731020, Enquiry - 2733300, Registrar - 2731007, PRO - 2732650, Public Access - 2732500,

Is Mahatma Gandhi University a good university?

MGU Kottayam is one of the major universities in Kerala. It offers many courses and is known for its excellent placements.

  • The University maintains an international reputation for collaborating with notable Universities in many countries. Some collaborated universities are the Max Planck Institute of Technology in Germany, Brown University in the USA, the University of Nantes in France, the University of Toronto in Canada and other prominent Universities and Institutes.
  • The University has also maintained collaborations with prominent national agencies and institutions such as the UGC, ISRO, DAAD, COSIT and others.
  • MG University is one of its kind in imparting quality education through formal means and media. The scope and coverage of the education are well met among many distinguished students and was a milestone
  • The University boasts excellent resources and funding for a student advisory office, careers office, University Union, clubs for athletics events, the National Cadet Corps and several student cultural and debating societies.
  • Besides academic excellence, the varsity is known for its innovative and cutting-edge research in various fields. Its Centre for Advanced Research in Library and Information Sciences (CARLIS) is a prime example.

Mahatma Gandhi University  Courses and Fee

MGU offers various courses under graduation, post-graduation and Doctorate. It imparts education in the interdisciplinary and conventional disciplines of Science, Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as in professional disciplines like Management, Legal Studies, Pedagogy and Pharmacy. It also offers a variety of distance education programs for students who cannot attend regular classes. Mahatma Gandhi University  Fees vary from course to course.

MG University Courses


MG University Fees


  • Psychology
  • Microbiology
  • Food Technology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Science & Cyber Forensics
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Statistics
  • Geology
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Environmental Science
  • Zoology
  • Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering
  • Food
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biophysics
  • Environment Science And Technology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Actuarial Science
  • Botany
  • Home Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Polymer Science
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Applied Electronics
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Computer Engineering and Network Technology
  • Biostatistics
  • Phytomedical Science & Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Nano Science & Technology [Chemistry]
  • Nano Science & Technology [Physics]
  • Management And Human Resources



  • Psychology
  • Food Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Science & Cyber Forensics
  • Microbiology
  • Aquaculture
  • Food Science & Quality Control
  • Geology
  • Computer Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Geology and Water Management
  • Zoology
  • Clinical Nutrition And Dietetics
  • Botany
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Mathematics
  • Information Technology
  • Apparel And Fashion Technology
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Applied Electronics
  • Culinary Arts
  • Computer Applications
  • Family And Community Science






  • Human Resource Management
  • Systems Management
  • Finance
  • General
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing

96,600 MG University MBA fees


  • Computer Science
  • Bioscience
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Management
  • History
  • Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Aquatic Biology & Fisherie
  • Social Science
  • Business Studies
  • Applied Physics
  • Development Studies
  • International Politics
  • Tourism
  • Environment Management
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Gandhian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology


  • English Language And English Literature
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Visual Communication
  • Economics
  • Archaeology and Museology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Animation And Graphic Design
  • Multimedia
  • Philosophy
  • Visual Arts
  • Animation And Visual Effects
  • Vyakarana
  • Audiography and Digital Editing
  • Corporate Economics
  • Malayalam
  • Communication Studies
  • Sanskrit
  • Tamil
  • Hindi Literature
  • Jyothisha
  • Tamil Literature
  • Vedanta
  • Sahitya
  • Nyaya
  • Arabic Language and Literature





B.Ed in Mahatma Gandhi University

  • Arabic
  • Commerce
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Malayalam
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Physical Science
  • Sanskrit
  • Social Science


Hotel Management


LLB in Mahatma Gandhi University



Mahatma Gandhi University BBA

Business Administration






  • Taxation And Finance
  • Co-Operation
  • Computer Applications
  • Tourism & Travel Management
  • Marketing



  • Special Education
  • Nursing
  • Management Studies
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Social Sciences
  • Soft Computing
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Climate Studies
  • Disaster Management
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Mobile Computing And Networking Applications
  • International Relation
  • Development Studies
  • Gandhian Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Courses
  • Physiology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Geology
  • Data-Mining
  • Image Processing
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Environmental Chemistry



  • Food Processing Technology
  • Agriculture & Rural Technology
  • Fashion Technology
  • Graphics & Animation
  • Logistics Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Sound Engineering
  • Banking and Finance
  • Industrial Instrumentation & Automation
  • Apparel Design
  • Software Development and System Administration
  • Renewable Energy Technologies Skills
  • Printing and Publishing
  • Accounting Taxation and Auditing
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Animation
  • Fashion Designing and Apparel Science


Bachelor in Fashion Technology







Computer Science And Engineering



  • Finance And Taxation
  • International Business
  • Marketing













30000 ( total)





  • Science
  • Counselling Skills
  • Organic Farming

5100 (total)





  • Yogic Science
  • Indian Sign Language Interpreting
  • Organic Farming

8100 (total)


  • English
  • Economics
  • History
  • Tourism Management
  • Politics
  • Animation
  • Sociology
  • Cinema And Television
  • Development Studies
  • Mass Communication & Journalism
  • Print and Electronics
  • Anthropology
  • Public Policy
  • Graphic Design
  • Multimedia
  • Sanskrit Sahitya
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Gandhian Studies
  • Tamil
  • Sanskrit Vedanta
  • Sanskrit Vyakarana
  • Sanskrit Nyaya


B.Com Hons

  • Office Management Secretarial Practice


Master of Tourism and Travel Management



Mahatma Gandhi University Courses Admission

MGU Kottayam offers a range of courses, including UG and PG-level programmes. The admissions process at MG University is based on entrance exams and previous qualifications. However, before applying for admission in MG University, students must ensure the eligibility criteria.

  • For admission to the MG University UG Courses such as BA, B Com, BCA, and BSc, a varsity will conduct CAP (Centralized allotment process).
  • Students must qualify in 10+2 with a minimum aggregate mark to be eligible for admission. Thus applicants must attend the counselling process. Then, based on 10+2 merit, seats will be allotted.
  • Henceforth, Varisty will create the Mahatma Gandhi University Merit List. Those names featured on the list must show up for the counselling.
  • In case students seeking admission to the LLB must have completed a bachelor's with a minimum of 45% marks.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the PG Courses must apply for Mahatma Gandhi University Entrance Exam, commonly known as MGU CAT. Besides, eligible students must attend counselling.
  • For admission to the MBA, students can apply based on MAT, CMAT, CAT or Kerala MAT.
  • Mahatma Gandhi University Exam Dates and Result dates will be updated on the official website.

Mahatma Gandhi University Application Process

MG University accepts applications from qualified candidates through a centralized application process common to all its affiliated colleges.

  • Candidates seeking admission can visit the official website of MGU Kottayam and apply online.
  • Fill in the information to register for the program of your choice. You must have a valid email ID to apply online.
  • Please save your academic grade details before submitting your application.
  • Press the "register" button to submit as soon as the information filled in here is not changed.
  • Confirmation of registration will also be sent to the email you entered.
  • Now the candidate can apply and go for the next process.
  • Enter all data carefully. Finally, submit the MG University Online application and print it for future reference.
  • For General Candidates: the application fee is  Rs.1100. For SC/ST Candidates from Kerala: Rs 550/- (Five hundred and fifty) for each programme/cluster of programmes listed as a single option.

After remitting the fee and ensuring the details are correctly entered into the application form, the candidate should click the Final Submit button.

The documents that need to be submitted at the time of application form fill up as well as during the admission time are:

  • HSC/SSLC/Matric Mark Statement
  • Graduation Mark sheet for PG-level admission
  • Conduct Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card
  • Caste Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (In case the candidate is from another state)

Mahatma Gandhi University Scholarship

The University provides various scholarships to needy students. Some of the Scholarships are:

  • Academic scholarships


Amount provided




















400/ month

  • Sports Scholarships-Sports scholarships are awarded to outstanding sports participants in the following order: Rs. 4000 each for the first 50, Rs. 1500 for the next 100. In addition, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in the All India Inter University tournaments will get Rs. 750, 500 and 300
  • Prof. PC Menon Foundation Scholarships - Awarded to the 1st position holder in the second year with history as one of the electives and to the 1st position holder in the MA History (final) exam

MG University-affiliated colleges  (Recognized)

A list of Colleges affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University

  • Al-Ameen College, Edathala
  • Al-Azhar College of Engineering and Technology, Thodupuzha
  • Baselios Poulose II Catholicos College, Piravom
  • Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara
  • Bishop Speechly College for Advanced Studies, Pallom
  • Carmel College, Mala
  • Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta
  • College of Applied Science, Adoor
  • Devaswom Board College, Thalayolaparambu
  • Ettumanoorappan College, Ettumanoor
  • Jai Bharath Arts and Science College, Perumbavoor
  • KMM College of Arts and Science, Thrikkakara
  • Mar Athanasius College for Advanced Studies, Tiruvalla
  • Mar Augusthinose College, Ramapuram

MGU Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Civil Engineering 390000 4.0 years
BE/BTech - Computer Science Engineering 390000 4.0 years
BE/BTech - Electrical Engineering 390000 4.0 years
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Asked question

How to apply for the B.Com program at MGU?
Asked by Mathews George
replied on 13-Jun-2024 09:44:54

B.Com admissions at MGU are based on merit scores in 10+2 board exams. The applications will be accepted in online mode by visiting the official website. The form must be filled with the necessary information and then the form must be paid to complete the process.  

Can I get the contact number of Mahatma Gandhi University Delhi to get course details for B.Sc.?
replied on 17-May-2024 11:00:59

Mahatma Gandhi University Delhi's contact number is 0481- 2731007. Using this, candidates can get complete details about B.Sc. and any other courses at MGU Delhi online.   

How can I get a seat at Mahatma Gandhi University for an MBA?
Asked by Guest
replied on 28-Feb-2024 15:27:12

Mahatma Gandhi University Delhi admissions are open for MBA programs for those who have based on graduation scores with TS ICET cut-off scores. The accepted score is 23674. 

What is the Mahatma Gandhi University MBA fees?
Asked by Guest
replied on 20-Jan-2024 08:12:33

Mahatma Gandhi University fees for an MBA are approximately INR 96,000 per annum.

News & Articles

MGU CAT 2024 Registration Process Begins

MGU CAT 2024 Registration Process Begins

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has started the registration process for the MGU CAT 2024. Candidates who meet the requirements may complete the MGU C

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0481 2731050 to 68

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Priyadarsini Hills P.O., Kottayam, Kerala, India

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