Mahatma Gandhi College, the institution dedicated to the memory of the Father of the Nation was established in the year 1948 by the legendary social reformer Bharatha Kesari Sri Mannathu Padmanabhan. It is one of the largest and oldest institutions of higher education in the capital city of the state of Kerala run by the largest educational agency of Kerala, the Nair Service Society.
It functions with the objective of providing value added quality education to all with special emphasis on the economically poor sections of the society upholding the motto “Sa Vidya Ya Vimukthaye”. It has 13 UG, 10 PG and 7 research programmes in the faculties of basic science, humanities and social sciences.
It has been accredited by NAAC at ‘A’ level in the first Phase. In the second phase of accreditation it retained the “A” level with a CGPA of 3.16. University Grants commission bestowed the college with the status of CPE (College with Potential for Excellence) and awarded an assistance of Rupees 1 crore for development of infrastructure and conduct of various programs in first phase. . The institution was selected for the award of three FIST (Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions) programmes of the DST (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)
Mahatma Gandhi College stands for excellence, equity and inclusiveness and social justice in education and aims to set standards in educational excellence and competence through curriculum enrichment and information dissemination. The mission of the institution is to provide cultural and physical training inputs for building a healthy and viable society through the balanced orientation towards basic and applied sciences with due importance to humanities and social sciences.
The College envisages the translation of its motto “ Sa Vidya Ya Vimukthaye” into actuality.
We see education as a means of socio-cultural emancipation and economic empowerment of the underprivileged masses and also as a tool for the development of character, competence and commitment.
Why to Join Mahatama Gandhi College?
1. Foreign & National Collaboration with other premier research Institutes:
The College has signed alliances with about 10 national and 7 international research institutes to facilitate the research programs and projects initiated by doctorate students or faculties.
2. Excellent Results:
The college is proud of its faculties and dynamic teaching tools that have been bringing the best from its students in both academics as well as co-curricular. Due to good passing results, its students have received the attention of several organizations for campus placement.
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