Established in 2010, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is situated in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. Spread over a sprawling campus of over 15 acres, the college is one of the leading Universities in India. It is successfully running various Institutions in the discipline of Law, Arts, Science, and Commerce. It is approved by
Additionally, the college is also known for its Distance learning, Diploma, and Skill courses. Having state-of-the-art infrastructure, the college is inspired by Gandhian principles. The college has recorded the highest placement INR 4 LPA in the academic year 2020. Giant private sectors like Carlsberg, Google, 3 AM, Nokia etc have already recruited a large number of students in their placement drive. Admissions are offered strictly based on merit in the MUG-GET (Qualifying Examination).
|Established | Institute Type||2010 | Private|
|Approved by||University Grants Commission (UGC), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Bar Council of India (BCI), All India University Association (AIU)|
|Popular Courses||LLB, B.COM, MCA and MBA|
|Admission Criteria||Merit-Based in MUG-GET examination or any other national recognized exam.|
|Top Recruiters||Carlsberg, Google, 3AM, Nokia|
|Facilities Available||E-books, Gymnasium, Labs, Sports Auditorium.|
The university has been highly recognized by different media houses in recent years. Here is the list of ranking achieved by the university:
|World Education Summit||01||2020|
|Outlook (Private university, Meghalaya)||02||2019|
University administration offers students to choose courses from a range of streams. Distance learning and skill development courses have been recently added in the curriculum. Some of the courses offered are followed in the list:
|BA||Airlines, Tourism and Hotel Management||10+2||3 Years||Scores in MGU – GET and performance in personal interview.|
|Mass Communication and Journalism|
|VFX and Animation|
|Hardware and Networking Technology|
|MA||Mass Communication, Advertising and Journalism||Graduation in Relevant stream||2 years|
|VFX and Animation|
|Medical Lab Technology|
|Human Resource Management|
|Ph.D||-||55%+ in Master’s Degree||Minimum 3 Years||Marks obtained in MGU GET|
Apart from the courses mentioned above the college also provides LLB, BA LLB, BCA, Bachelor of biotechnology, B.Com, BBA, BPP, BRTI, BMLT and BPT at the UG level and LLM, MCA, Masters of Hotel Management, M.Com, MPT, MMLT and MRIT at the PG level. In addition to this the university also provides Diploma, Advanced Diploma and M.Phil.
Read more: MGU Meghalaya Courses and Fees
Admission in MGU is strictly based on merit in the MGU-GET conducted by college administration every year. Candidates who have taken nationally recognized examinations like JEE, CAT, MAT, SAT for admission need not give MGU-GET examination rather they just have to sit for the counselling process.
Process of counselling and admissions:
It will be held on every working day of University based on merit marks obtained in the entrance examination or based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
University may also conduct Online Counselling, with due approvals after online counselling students must submit all original documents for verification to the counselling department.
Read more: MGU Meghalaya Admissions 2020
The placement cell provides an all-round improvement of the students. It includes conduction of field trips, industrial visits, seminars, etc. It also aims at improving the communication skills of the students. Some of the top recruiters are:
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College administration offers scholarship mainly to girl students for their upliftment. University also caters the scholarship facility for economically weaker sections of Meghalaya residents.
Scholarships provided by Mahatma Gandhi University are:
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The organization provides numerous facilities to all departments. A portion of the facilities aided are:
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Ques. How is the language course at MGU Meghalaya?
Ans. University provides admission to five different language courses namely Boro Language, Garo Language, Assamese Language, Khasi Language, Hindi Language. The courses are pretty different and interesting to take.
Ques. Are E-books being useful for students at MGU Meghalaya?
Ans. E-books provided by the university are regularly updated by the administration and are highly recommended to students. They are very useful because it is not possible to have all the books but in the form of e-books mostly very material is available to the students.
Ques. How to reach MGU Meghalaya? Is Hostel accessible for outstation applicants?
Ans. Mahatma Gandhi University is easily accessible via road from Guwahati station. Total distance is around 26 km from Guwahati station. Also, the college organization gives Hostel service to both Boys and Girls. There are additional staff quarters in the University grounds.
Ques. How is the Hotel Management course at MGU Meghalaya?
Ans. Hotel Management course is a 2-year diploma course where the placement rate is highest among diploma courses in MGU. So it is really advisable to students to take up this course if they are interested to build up their career in Hotel Management.
Ques. What are the job prospects for the students under the Skill development course at MGU Meghalaya?
Ans. Students registered under Skill development course are offered various job opportunities after the completion guided by the Placement cell.