School of Distance Education of Mahatma Gandhi University started its activities in the year 1990. It is situated at Kottayam in the State of Kerala. The aim of MG University SDE is to deliver cost-effective quality education to all types of people especially those living in remote areas. SDE offers undergraduate & postgraduate courses in science, arts, commerce, and business administration and also offers other programs as well. Admission to the courses are based on the entrance test conducted by the university

MG University SDE Highlights

Established | University Type 1990 | State University
Approved by AICTE
Set by State Government of Kerala
Courses Offered UG & PG
Admission Criteria Entrance Based
Application Mode Online/Offline
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports
Official Website(s)

Mahatma Gandhi University SDE Courses

MG University SDE has plenty of courses both in the Under-Graduation and post-Graduation categories. Most popular of them are discussed in the below table as follows:

Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria
B.Sc. Mathematics, Statistics, Bio-Informatics, Petrochemicals 10+2 
BBA Entrepreneurial Leaders, Brand Management, Event Management, Healthcare Management, Investment and Insurance Management, Introduction to Retail Management, Principles of Tourism Management, Advertisement and Salesmanship, Supply-Chain Management 10+2 
BA English Language with literature, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit Language with literature, Economics, History, Islamic History, Philosophy, Arabic, Sociology, Political Science 10+2 
B.Com. Travel and Tourism, Finance and Taxation, Co-operation  10+2
M.Sc. Mathematics Bachelor degree in the relevant stream
M.A. English, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Economics, History, Islamic History, Philosophy, Arabic, Sociology, Politics Bachelor degree in the relevant stream
M.Com. - Bachelor degree in the relevant stream

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MG University SDE Admission

Applicants need to appear in the SDE entrance exam conducted by Mahatma Gandhi University. The merit list will be prepared based on the merit scored in the qualifying examination. The reservation rules of Kerala Govt. are followed during the selection procedure. The application form is available on the official site of SDE.

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the University Website and click on ‘Admission’ followed by ‘Online UG Private Registration’ or ‘Online PG Private Registration.
  • A page containing the guidelines will appear.
  • Click on the link ‘Click here to Register’.
  • Fill out all the details in the application form
  • Pay the Application fee of INR 1050 through SBT/Friends Janasevana Kendra/University Cash Counter.
  • If the mode of payment is SBT or Friends Janasevana Kendra then the name of the branch will be asked. Select the branch and enter the Pay-in-Slip No. followed by the date of payment.
  • Take the print copy of the duly filled application form.
  • Send it along with the required documents in a self-addressed stamped envelope of the size of 24x32 by registered post to

MG University Distance Address:

The Director, School of Distance Education,

Mahatma Gandhi University,

Priyadarsini Hills P.O., Kottayam - 686 560

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MG University SDE Scholarships

SDE of MG University offers direct/indirect financial aid to the most needed candidates. Some of the criteria are mentioned below:

  • Scholarships are available to the meritorious students under various categories
  • Scholarship of around 3000 INR will be disbursed to the single girl child in the family as per the regulations of University Grants Commission-UGC.
  • 20 % fee waiver will be applicable to all candidates (passing 10+2 exam) admitted here irrespective of the communal categories if the family’s income falls under 2.5 Lakhs.

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Mahatma Gandhi University SDE Facilities

Numerous facilities available at MG University SDE attract numerous students to pursue their higher studies especially. Some of the key facilities include:

  • Advanced lab facility: Many emerging science branches and researches are enabled through the Advanced Molecular Materials Research Centre available here. 
  • Sports stadium: Advanced physical fitness maintenance center available at MGU.
  • Guest House accommodation: A guest house is made available for the candidates who find it difficult to settle during their admission time.
  • ATM: Money withdrawals are made possible on this campus with the aid of the State Bank of India so that the students find it easy to make the payment of the fee.


Ques: Where is MGU SDE located?

Ans: MGUDE is located near the city of Kottayam at the Kerala State (God’s own Country).

Ques: Is MGU offers distance education courses?

Ans: Yes, the distance education is made available through the School of Distance Education operated by the MGU University, Kerala.

Ques: How one can get admission to MGUDE?

Ans: Admission is available for both PG and UG based on the CAP/CAT/KMAT or else private registration option as deemed by MGU.

Ques: How one can contact MGUDE regarding the admission process.

Ans: Candidates who wish to enquire regarding the admission process of MGUDE can try reaching the helpline numbers in the range of 8330013004-009.