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Ranked 49 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 49 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 55 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU], Kottayam

Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU], Kottayam

Kottayam, Kerala UGC Estd 1983 State University NAAC Ranked 49 for Overall by NIRF 2020+2 more

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Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Established in 1983, Mahatma Gandhi University is a state university located in the Kottayam district of Kerala. The university have around 100 affiliated colleges under its jurisdiction spread over five districts in central Kerala. Also known as MG University or MGU, it is ranked among the top 50 universities in India.

MG University Departments and Schools

The university offers more than 300 academic programmes (Undergraduate, Postgraqduate, Research) in diverse fields such as Engineering, Management, Medical, Arts, Commerce, Journalism and many more.

The university operates through the following departments/ schools for imparting quality education to students from all over the country:

  • School of Behavioural Science
  • School of Bio-Science
  • School of Chemical Science
  • School of Computer Sciences
  • School of Distance Education
  • School of Environmental Science
  • School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies
  • School of Indian Legal Thought
  • School of International Relation & Politics
  • School of Printing & Publishing
  • School of Letters
  • School of Pedagogical Sciences
  • School of Physical Education & Sports Science
  • School of Pure and applied physics
  • School of Management & Business Studies
  • School of Social Science
  • School of Technology & Applied Sciences
  • School of Tourism Studies

MG University Admissions

Admission to various UG, PG and Research programmes offered by the university are done on the basis of either candidate’s merit in the qualifying degree or their marks in the university entrance examination viz. CAT-MGU.

In case of UG Admissions, eligible candidates can apply through the official MG University website by clicking “UG-CAP 2016” link and following the instructions. Those seeking admission through merit/management quota/ sports quota/ can apply directly to the concerned institute. Final selection of the candidate is done on the basis of their marks in the qualifying degree merit.

In case of PG courses, candidates are shortlisted differently for different specializations. For certain specializations in BA and BSc, candidates are selected on the basis of qualifying degree merit while CAT-MGU is conducted for other specializations. Those who wish to apply can log on to “PG-CAP 2016” tab or “CAT-MGU” section for registering themselves to the respective programmes.

For Research courses viz. PhD and M.Phil, candidates must appear for the Written Aptitude Test (WAT), conducted by the university itself. Once selected, they can register by filling the application form and appear for the interview round. Final selection will be done by the university committee on the basis of candidate’s performance in WAT and interview. Candidates must submit the required fee through challan and attach the receipt along with the application form.

MG University Exam Time Table

Candidates can check the end semester examinations schedule from the “Exam Time Tables” link under the “Examinations” tab. The university has uploaded the following time tables for students:

  • Time Table for Theory Examinations
  • Time Table for Practicals
  • Time Table for Project-Evaluation/ Viva-Voce

MG University Results

Results of end semester examinations for various university courses are declared on the official university website semester wise. The university follows odd/ even semester pattern for all its courses. Final examinations are conducted in the months of December and June for odd and even semesters respectively. Results are uploaded on the university website within a month of end semester examinations.

Candidates can view their result from the “Exam results” link located under the examination section on the official university website. Student can check their result from the website by following the below given steps:

  • Students should log on to the official MG university website and hover their cursor over the “Examination” link
  • Select the “Exam Result” and click on the respective result link such as “Professional Courses” and “Revaluation Results”
  • On the next page, student should click on the particular semester link for which he/she needs to check the result. Foe eg. – “BTech (2015 Admissions) -II Semester Degree Supplementary June 2016 (Register No. wise)” 
  • Next, the candidate should enter his/her PRN number and click on submit button. Upon submitting the same, candidate’s result will be displayed on the screen
  • Candidate can take a print out of their result for future reference

About the College

Mahatma Gandhi University established by virtue of the Mahatma Gandhi University Act, 1985, the University is committed towards establishing a total quality education phenomenon in the development of Higher Education spanning across Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kuttanad, Kozhencherry, Mallapally, Thiruvilla and Rani Taluks

  • Mahatma Gandhi University, MGU came into force on 2nd of October, 1983. The headquarters of the University is at Kottayam in Kerala. The wide span of accessibility towards the major rail and road connect proves it a haven of comfort, convenience and flexibility for travel
  • The University is one of its kinds in imparting quailty education through formal means and medium. The scope and coverage of education is well accomplished among many prominent students has been a milestone venture
  • In order to provide an impetus towards recreation, there is flexibility and meaningful diversification of various resources for investing funds in valuable activities
  • The University boasts of splendid resources and funds for financing student’s advisory bureau, employment bureau, University Union, Clubs for holding athletic events, the National Cadet Corps and several students’ cultural and debating societies
  • Governor of Kerala shall be the chancellor of the University and shall have powers conferred on him/her from the Act or the various Statutes
  • The authorities of the University include the Senate, Syndicate, Academic Council, Faculties, Board of Studies, Student’s council, Finance Committee and the Planning Board respectively
  • In order to communicate and correspond effectively, MGU, Kerala is well equipped with a number of committees and Boards
  • The authorities, constitution and powers of the University are declared by the various statutes and authorities. They are well built in accordance with the well laid principles, following the highest standards of ethical standards
  • The inter-disciplinary teaching and research in various areas of pure and applied sciences and humanities in the learner oriented approaches are an ideal replica of innovative learning and teaching strategies
  • The University has an international reputation of collaborating with prominent Universities in many countries. They include Max Planck Institute of Technology in Germany, Brown University in USA, University of Nantes in France, University of Toronto in Canada and other prominent Universities and Institutes
  • The University has collaboration with prominent national agencies and institutions such as the UGC, ISRO, DAAD, COSIT and other prominent institutions

Library:

MGU Library consists of 30 libraries and located in a sprawling campus just about 14 kms away from Kottayam, the University has wide collection of books, periodicals, magazines and journals provide infrastructure to facilitate access to growth factor. The University library is a member of the INFLIBNET Centre, and fully automated system using the library software package SOUL developed by the INFLIBNET Centre.

Ranking:

The University has been ranked 28 by India Today Survey. The academic curriculum of the University is a perfect blend of comprehensiveness and quality. Through years of persistence and perseverance, the only endeavor of the University is to explore the latent talent hidden among the fraternity of intellectuals.

Scholarships:

MGU provides following scholarships to students:

  • Academic Scholarships

Name of Scholarships

Amount

Degree Course

Rs. 900/-

PG Course

Rs. 1200/-

B.Ed.

Rs. 900/-

M.B.B.S.

Rs. 900/-

B.Tech.

Rs. 900/-

B.A.M.S.

Rs. 900/-

B.H.M.S.

Rs. 900/-

LL.B.

Rs. 900/-

LL.M.

Rs. 1200/-

M.Phil.

Rs. 400/- p.m

  • Sports Scholarships-Sports Scholarships are given to outstanding sports participants in the following order: Rs. 4000 each to the First 50,Rs. 1500 each to the next 100. Apart from this, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place holders in All India Inter University tournaments will get Rs. 750, 500 and 300 respectively
  • Prof. P.C. Menon endowment scholarships-Awarded to 1st rank holder in the second year with History as one of the optionals  and 1st rank holder in M.A. History (Final) examination

Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU], Kottayam Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
M.Sc₹20,200 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
B.Sc₹3,280 (1st Year Fees)10+2
MBA₹96,600 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + MAT
M.Sc₹20,200 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Select Degree : M.Sc B.Sc B.P.Ed BPES MBA M.Phil
Select Stream : Arts Science Management Computer Applications

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          Ranking of Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU]
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          Overall  #49 out of 200  in  India 2020 ( #49 out of 200 India 2019 )

          #30 out of 200  Top Universities in India 2020


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          Overall  #55 out of 100  in  India 2019


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            HariBsc MathematicsBatch : 2010
            9.0
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            9 /10

            Very good and excellent atmosphere where we can get a good education.

            Admission -

            By merit, i opted this course because i like Mathematics and its a good institution. Admission is based on merit and sofe on management basics. Admisdion dates and procedures are same as all other institutions and ofcourse can get a good education and experience

            9/10academic
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            M b khanBsc botanyBatch : 2020
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            8 /10

            It's a National Institution, its it's very good.faculty ar aswm.this Institution is near to my house.This article needs additional citations for verification. The National Institute of Technology, Agartala NIT Agartala or NITA , shortened to , is a technology-oriented institute of higher education established by India 's Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India in Agartala Tripura Engineering College , India. It was founded as National Institute of Technology in 1965 and declared a (NIT) in 2006, thus being recognised as an . Institute of National Importance National_Institute_of_Technology_Agartala#

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            8 /10

            Study Bsc botany under the well known taxonomist Dr. Jomy Agustin is proud of me among other botany students in other universities. The syllabus Bsc botany in M G University is good and cover almost all area of plant study. I feel good in M G University

            8/10academic
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            8/10infrastructure
            7/10food & accom
            7/10placement
            9/10social life
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            Sarath Krishnan.MSBA Political sciencePursued
            BATCH : 2022
            7.0
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            7 /10

            Good teaching and experienced lectures. There is good syllabus system on college.Very large library in campus with lot of books.Computer lab near the library to research But the canteen is to very costly food.

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            after matriculation i submitted my application for the Diploma enterence test, after result i got admission by ranks wise in electrical engg.

            7/10academic
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            8/10infrastructure
            5/10food & accom
            5/10placement
            9/10social life
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            Anjaly EldhoseMasters in travel and tourism managementBatch : 2017
            9.7
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            Mgian days will ne remembered always

            Remarks -
            9.7 /10

            They were very supportive in all good initiatives taken from our side.

            Admission -

            I heard about this course through university site and the most interesting part is of applying this course is that by studying this course I can make my passion as my profession. Because I love traveling.We got admission through an entrance exam.After clearing entrance we have underwent an interview with department head.

            10/10academic
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            10/10infrastructure
            10/10food & accom
            9/10placement
            10/10social life
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            Shahana SalimB.A Animation & Visual EffectsPursued
            BATCH : 2021
            8.3
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            8.3 /10

            Great College social life, college and youth festivals are wonderful. hands-on experience through faculty mentorship and skill development programs by the college. Very nice campus and campus life at St. Joseph College of Communication.

            Admission -

            The admission to the course can be done through filling in the application form on the college website and the test scores considered for the merit list are the CAP test scores. The B.A Animation & Visual Effects course is offered by only two colleges in the Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala. This course aligned with my interest in Game Design and Animation.

            9/10academic
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            9/10infrastructure
            8/10food & accom
            7/10placement
            9/10social life
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            Mazna SharafBA - VISUAL COMMUNICATIONBatch : 2019
            8.5
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            8.5 /10

            Along with the normal course students are also trained in software like Adobe Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, After Effects Audition and Maya. This especially gives an edge over the competition and helps in professional work.

            Admission -

            The admission process is very simple all one needs to do is fill in the application form that asks about the previous education details and other details like any other application forms. The selection of the program is based on the merit of the students and the scores on the CAP test.

            9/10academic
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            7/10food & accom
            8/10placement
            9/10social life
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            Arvind SinghB.A English LiteratureBatch : 2017
            8.0
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            Remarks -
            8 /10

            The infrastructure and facilities are good and provide a great environment for the students. The campus is huge and includes many departments inside the main campus. The campus has many trees and is environment-friendly. The quality of the food available in the campus is also good.

            Admission -

            The admission to UG courses is purely based on merit, candidates need to apply to Centralised Allotment Process known as UGCAP, and for admission to PG courses Is also based on merit, candidates need to apply through PGCAP. The candidates willing to apply to the University need to fill in the registration form and pay the registration fee.

            7/10academic
            9/10faculty
            8/10infrastructure
            9/10food & accom
            7/10placement
            8/10social life
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            Alexander KharkongorM.APursued
            BATCH : 2021
            3.2
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            Good College

            Admission -

            Straight forward interview. The college had a drop off percentage of 50 for general and 45 for scheduled castes and schedules tribes,as I was from the scheduled tribe I was eligeble with 45 the percentage, when I went to the college, the staff cross check and deem fit for interview.

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            1 /10

            The college doesn't offer any placement (to my knowledge), but the staff and teachers are ready to help student with their knowledge on how to help students achieve their goal

            4/10academic
            4/10faculty
            3/10infrastructure
            4/10food & accom
            1/10placement
            3/10social life
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            SreejithBcom co-operationBatch : 2016
            9.8
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            9.8 /10

            Only positive remarks for the college teachers are very helpful good infrastructure very good facilities are available for students to to do better with our studies college gives everyone to study well

            Admission -

            Students Getting admission on merit list. Marks on senior secondary consider for getting admission good percentage of mark in senior secondary students are eligible for getting merit based admission

            10/10academic
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            10/10infrastructure
            10/10food & accom
            10/10placement
            9/10social life
            SrivishnuBachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Computer Applications)Batch : 2011
            6.7
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            6.7 /10

            Our college is the best in Ernakulam. But what the college lacks is good Hostel and mess facility. But the Education system and cultural arrangements are the best in the city.

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            I chose this course as my father was running a company and it would be helpful for him if I assist him in his business. I scored 60 percent in the overall examination and I opted this college as they have created a vast opportunities for many people in my town.

            8/10academic
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            7/10infrastructure
            4/10food & accom
            5/10placement
            8/10social life

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            Kottayam - 686560
            Kerala , India

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            Abhishek Mathew

            Is bsc forensic science available here?

            07 Apr, 2020 11:11
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            Shobhna Chaturvedi

            Hi Abhishek, this course is not available in this university.

            07 Apr, 2020 11:17
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            Abhishek Mathew

            Any other institutions here in Kerala.

            07 Apr, 2020 11:21
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            Shobhna Chaturvedi

            You can check the list of the colleges offering this course from here: B.Sc Forensic Science Colleges

            07 Apr, 2020 12:29
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            ROSHNI RAJAN

            Is there any suplimentery allotment for pg

            17 Jul, 2018 15:53
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            Ritika Sharma

            Hi Roshini,You may contact 0481-2731020 to get information regarding this details.

            21 Jul, 2018 11:25
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            Rakesh kumar

            What is fee of bams course

            06 Feb, 2017 08:45
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            Hi Rakesh, for Fee Details you can contact the Admission Office.

            14 Mar, 2017 17:37

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