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Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala

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Mahatma Gandhi University(MG University) was established on 2 October 1983 and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha. It is a University that conducts a range of programmes at the undergraduate, postgraduate, M Phil and doctoral levels through its 16 University Departments, 7 Self-Financing Departments, 82 Aided Affiliated Colleges (of which 8 are Colleges with Potential for Excellence), 158 Unaided Affiliated Colleges and 73 Recognized Research Institutes. It imparts education in the conventional disciplines of science, social science and the humanities as well as in the professional disciplines of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, technology, pedagogy and legal studies. The university has been accredited (B+) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India.

MG University Vision- MG University envisions to champion the cause of higher education in the country by catering to the scholastic, expertise and developmental needs of the individual, the society and the industry through the creation of a critical knowledge base with well-defined means for its dissemination and extension for the society’s sustained and inclusive growth.

MG University Schools and Departments

Mahatma Gandhi University have 16 Departments they are –

  • School of Behavioral Science
  • School of Bio science
  • School of Chemical Science
  • School of Computer Science
  • 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 Tourism Studies

MG University Departments and Courses

Courses Eligibility and Selection
School of Behavioral Science
M.Sc Disability Studies and Reliability Sciences Degree in Arts with not less than 45% marks or any science degree with minimum of 50% marks
M.Sc. Psychology B.A. or BSc Psychology with not less than 50% marks
M.Phil Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences PG in special education / Med degree with not less than 55% marks
M.Phil Rehabilitation Psychology Masters degree in psychology with not less than 55% marks
M.Phil Behavioral Medicine and Rehabilitation (Full time) MBBS with not less than 55% marks. Preference to PG holders in medicine
M.Phil Behavioral Medicine and Rehabilitation (Part time) MBBS with not less than 55% marks. Preference to PG holders in medicine
M.Phil Behavioral Science and Rehabilitation Nursing MSc Nursing with not less than 55% marks.
Ph.D: Special Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Inter Disciplinary Researches .
School of Bio-sciences
M.Sc in Biochemistry The selection to the M.Sc Programmes will be based on the marks in B.Sc examination, Entrance test and the Interview.
M.Sc in Biotechnology The selection to the M.Sc Programmes will be based on the marks in B.Sc examination, Entrance test and the Interview.
M.Sc in Microbiology The selection to the M.Sc Programmes will be based on the marks in B.Sc examination, Entrance test and the Interview.
M.Sc in Biophysics The selection to the M.Sc Programmes will be based on the marks in B.Sc examination, Entrance test and the Interview.
M.Phil The selection will be based on the marks in M.Sc examination, Entrance test and Interview.
Ph.D .
School of Chemical Sciences
MSc (Inorganic Chemistry) The admission for the M.Sc and M.Phil. programs is based on an all round performance in a national level entrance examination , marks in the qualifying examination and a subject Interview. The admission for Ph.D. is based on a national level entrance examination or on NET/GATE performance.
MSc (Organic Chemistry)
MSc(Physical Chemistry)
MSc (Polymer Science)
MPhil (All Branches in Chemistry)
PhD (All Branches in Chemistry)
School of Computer Sciences
M.Sc.Computer Science Student’s with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Application and having minimum 55 percent marks are eligible to appear for the entrance exam.
Ph.D in Computer Science Post graduates in Computer Science with minimum 55 percent marks who have passed the entrance examination conducted by the University are eligible to apply for the Ph.D programme.
School of Distance Education

BA Sociology-SDE

BBA
BBM
BCA
BCom with Computer
BCom With Travel and Tourism
BLiSc
Bsc Computer Science
BTS(Bachelor of Tourism Studies)
LLM

MA English Language & Literature

MA Multimedia

MA Sociology

MBA
MCA
MCom
MscIT
MSc Mathematics
School of Environmental Sciences
M.Sc. Environment Science and Management B.Sc. Degree in any of the optional subjects – Botany/Zoology/Chemistry/Physics/Life Science/ Environmental Science/ Environmental Management/ Geography/Geology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Plant or Animal Science/ Agriculture/ Fisheries/ Aquaculture/ Forestry/Horticulture/ B.Tech in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Environmental or equivalent examination with not less than 55%
M.Sc. Environment Science and Disaster Management B.Sc. Degree in any subject with not less than 55% marks in Part III.
M.Phil. in Environment Management Masters Degree in Botany/Zoology/Physics/Chemistry/Life Science/ Environment Sciences/ Environment Science and Management/ Ecology/ Geology/ Earth Sciences/ Geography/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Plant or Animal Science/ Fishery science/ Aquaculture/ Forestry/ Horticulture/ Disaster Management/ agriculture/Engineering with not less than 55% marks.
Ph.D. (Full time & Part time) PG in any branch of science other than mathematics
PG. Diploma Course
School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies
MA Gandhian Studies
MA Development Studies
MPhil in Gandhian Studies
MPhil in Development Studies
PhD
School of Indian Legal Thought
B.A LLB Hons 50 % marks in Higher Secondary or Plus Two examination recognized by the Mahatma Gandhi University or any other examination recognized as equivalent
LLB Hons 50 % marks in Higher Secondary or Plus Two examination recognized by the Mahatma Gandhi University or any other examination recognized as equivalent
LLM A candidate who has passed the LL.B Examination of the Mahatma Gandhi University, or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto and has secured not less than 55% of the marks in the aggregate
PhD
School of International Relations and Politics
M.A in Politics and International Relations
M.A in Politics and Human Rights
M.A in Public Policy and Governance
M.Phil. in Politics and International Relations
PhD in Politics and International Relations
School of Letters
It offers interdisciplinary areas of specialization such as comparative literature, literacy/cultural theory, theater/performance studies, translation studies, women’s writing and cinema studies
School of Pedagogical Sciences
M Ed
PhD
MPhil
School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
School of Pure and Applied Physics
MSc. Physics B. Sc. Degree in Physics with Mathematics as subsidiary with not less than 55 % marks in Part III. (For SC/ST candidates only pass in the
qualifying examination is needed)
M. Phil Physics
M. Sc. Degree in Physics with 55% marks. (For SC/ST candidates only 50% marks is required)
Ph.D
School of Management and Business Studies
MBA in Marketing,Finance,Human Resource Management, Information Technology
MPhil
PhD
School of Social Science
Mphil in Anthropology, Economics, History, Sociology, human Ecology/natural history, Social Transformation and Empowerment, Social Science Policy
MA in Anthropology, Economics, History
PhD
Department of Life Long Learning and Extension
Certificate course in Yoga & Naturopathy
Certificate course in Counselling
Certificate course in Management of Learning Disabilities
Certificate course in Geriatric & Dementia Care
Certificate course in First Aid
Certificate course in Organic Farming
Diploma in geriatric and Dementia Care
Diploma course in Naturopathy & Yoga Therapy
Diploma in Counselling
School of Tourism Studies
Master of Tourism Management (MTM) with specialization in Aviation Management, Tour Operations and Health Tourism A student holding Bachelor Degree (10+2+3) with minimum 50% marks in any discipline of this university or any other university recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University is eligible to apply for this academic programme.

Mahatma Gandhi University Educational and Academic Details

Off Campus Centers of Mahatma Gandhi University-http://www.mgu.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=951&Itemid=417

Results-http://www.mgu.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=529&Itemid=744

Fee Structure of Courses Offered-http://www.mgu.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=581&Itemid=673

Exams Time Table-http://www.mgu.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=949&Itemid=428

MG University Facilities

  • Scholarships- All Scholarships are distributed to candidates on the basis of merit in their qualifying examinations.
  • Student Union
  • Library- The Mahatma Gandhi University Library is situated in the main campus of the University at Athirampuzha, 14 kms away from Kottayam town, on the top of the Priyadarshini hills.The Mahatma Gandhi University is one of the first fifty Universities to come under the UGC-Infonet Programme. Through UGC-Infonet E-journals Consortium, the University library provides access to more than 4000 journals and databases.
    Library is open from 8 A.M to 7 P M on all working days10 A M to 2 P M on Second Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Placement Cell

Mahatma Gandhi University Loation and Development

Mahatma Gandhi University is located in Kottayam Kerala, India in the Priyadarsini Hills, 13 kilometers from Kottayam Railway Station and 4 kilometers from Ettumannoor. Mahatma Gandhi University has made its presence outside its territorial jurisdiction through the 72 off campus centres — 55 centres within Kerala, 9 outside Kerala and at 8 global locations.The university has 223 affiliated colleges spread over five districts in central Kerala.

Mahatma Gandhi University Contact Details

MG University
University Campus,
Priyadarshini Hills P.O,
Kottayam,
Kerala
Tel: 0481 2731017
Official Website- http://www.mgu.edu.in/

Library Contact Detail
Sri M R Unni, Registrar
Tel: 0481-2731018

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