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Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam

About Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam


Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam was established in 1983 and is one of the major Universities in the state of Kerala. It is set up 12km from Kottayam and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha. It is a state university with over 300 colleges affiliated with it. The institution strives to fulfill the higher educational needs of the people from Central Kerala. Below mentioned is the latest news regarding new courses and other details on the university.

Latest News on Mahatma Gandhi University 2021

MGU is recognized by the University Grants Commission and is accredited with an 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. It offers a wide range of programs at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Professional level in disciplines like Science, Social Science, Humanities, Engineering, Technology, Legal Studies, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, and Nursing. The latest news of MGU are given below.

Mentioned below are the latest MGU University details and highlights.

The university has a sprawling 110 acres Priyadarsini Hills Campus at Athirampuzha. It is a lush green environment with great infrastructure and a peaceful environment. The hills provide a picturesque view of the beautiful surroundings and students find this university very enjoyable. Mahatma Gandhi University Admission is offered in 17 departments offering over 300 programs and many interdisciplinary courses as well.

The university is reputed among many civic bodies and NIRF ranks MGU at 30th place in the university category. It has developed a learner-friendly instructional system and looks to foster the cognitive-analytical skills of students. It provides periodic seminars, book/article review sections, and group interfaces that provide the necessary intellectual climate for learning and research.

Mahatma Gandhi University Highlights:

Mahatma Gandhi University Highlights
Year of Establishment 1983
Type of Institution
Public [Grant in aid + Self Financing]
Status State University
Vice-Chancellor
Dr. Sabu Thomas
Admission Details
Fees Details
Approval UGC
Accreditation
Grade 'A' by the NAAC
Recognition DST - FIST
Campus Area 110 acres
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Labs, Wifi, Hostel
Campus address
Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarsini Hills, Kottayam, Kerala, India- 686560
Courses
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Professional

Mahatma Gandhi University Quick Links:

Mahatma Gandhi University Schools:

  • School of Behavioural Sciences
  • School of Biosciences
  • School of Chemical Sciences
  • School of Computer Sciences
  • School of Distance Education
  • School of Environmental Sciences
  • School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies
  • School of International Relations and Politics
  • School of Indian Legal Thought
  • School of Letters
  • School of Management and Business Studies
  • School of Pure and Applied Physics
  • School of Pedagogical Sciences
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
  • School of Tourism Studies
  • Department of Life Long Learning and Extensions

 MGU Kottayam Courses:

Course Specializations
BA
Animation & Graphic Design
Animation & Visual Effects
Arabic
Audiography & Digital Editing
Bharatanatyam
Chenda
Communicative English
Corporate Economics
Economics
English
English Language & Literature
English Literature
French
German
Hindi
History
Islamic History
Kadhakali Sangeetham
Kadhakali Vesham
BA LLB
Madhalam
Malayalam
Mass Communication & Journalism
Mohiniyattam
Mridangam
Multimedia
Museology & Archaeology
Music
Philosophy
Politics
Psychology
Sanskrit
Sociology
Tamil
Tourism & Travel Management
Visual Arts
Interior design
Visual Communication
MA
Nyaya, Vyakarana, Sahitya
Animation
Anthropology
Arabic
Bharatanatyam
Chenda
Cinema & Television
Development Studies
Economics
English
English Language & Literature
Gandhian Studies
Graphic Design
Hindi
History
Islamic History
Kadhakali Sangeetham
Kadhakali Vesham
Maddhalam
Malayalam
Mohiniyattam
Multimedia
Music
Philosophy
Political Science
Politics & Human Rights
International Relations
Print & Electronic Journalism
Sanskrit
Sociology
Syriac Language & Literature
Tamil
Vedanta
B.Com Co-Operation
Computer Applications
Finance & Taxation
Office Management & Secretarial Practice
Taxation
Tourism
Travel & Tourism
LLB
Logistics Management
Marketing
M.Com
Banking & Insurance
E-Commerce
International Business
Finance Management
Management
Marketing
Taxation
B.Ed  
M.Ed  
B.LiSc  
MLISc  
B.P.Ed  
MPEd  
M.Phil
Fishery Biology & Aquaculture
Business Studies
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Commerce
Development Studies
Environmental Science
Gandhian Studies
Behavioral Medicine & Rehabilitation
Biosciences
Business Studies
Education
English
Environment Management
Human Ecology & Natural History
International Relations
Malayalam
Physical Education
Physics
Rehabilitation Psychology
Social Sciences
Social Transformation & Empowerment
Special Education & Rehabilitation Sciences
Theatre Arts
Physics
Social Work
Zoology
B.Sc
Biotechnology & Botany
Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Mathematics
Physics
Apparel & Fashion Design
Aquaculture
Bio-Informatics
Biochemistry
Biological Techniques & Specimen Preparation
Biotechnology
Botany
Chemistry
Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Computer Applications
Computer Science
Culinary Arts & Catering Technology
Cyber Forensic
Electronics
Electronics Equipment Maintenance
Environment & Water Management
Family & Community Science
Food Science & Quality Control
Food Technology & Quality Assurance
Geology & Water Management
Home Science (Family & Community Science)
Industrial Fish & Fisheries
Industrial Microbiology & Zoology
Information Technology
Mathematics
Microbiology
MLT.
Nursing
Petrochemicals
Physics
Psychology
Recreation, Leisure & Sports Studies
Statistics
Zoology
M.Sc
Actuarial Science
Analytical Chemistry
Applied Chemistry
Applied Electronics
Applied Fisheries and Aquaculture
Applied Microbiology
Applied Physics
Applied Statistics
Aquaculture & Fish Processing
Bio-Informatics
Bio-Statistics
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biomaterial & Tissue Engineering
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Botany
Chemistry
Child Development
Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Computer Engineering & Network Technology
Computer Science
Cyber Forensic
Disaster Management
Electronics
Environment Science & Management
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Fishery Biology & Aquaculture
Food & Industrial Microbiology
Food Science & Technology
Food Technology & Quality Assurance
Genomics & Proteomics
Geology
Health & Behavioural Sciences
Home Science
Hotel Management & Tourism
Information Technology
Mathematics
Microbiology
Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering
OR & CA
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Physics
Phyto Medical Science & Technology
Plant Biotechnology
Polymer Chemistry
Psychology
Space Science & Technology
Statistics
Textiles & Fashion
Textiles & Fashion Technology
Toxicology
Zoology
B.Tech
Polymer Engineering
B.Voc
Animation & Graphic Design
Broadcasting & Journalism
Fashion Technology
Food Processing Technology
Logistic Management
Marketing Management & Information Technology
Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy Management
Retail Management & Information Technology
Sports Nutrition & Physiotherapy
Sustainable Agriculture
Tourism & Hospitality
B.Arch  
Bachelor of Coaching in Sports & Games
 
Bachelor of Fashion Technology
 
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
 
Bachelor of Tourism Studies
 
BBA  
BBA LLB  
BBM  
Master of Applied Management
 
MBA  
Master of Communication and Journalism (MCJ)
 
BCA  
MCA  
BFA Applied Arts
Painting
Sculpture
Visual Arts
MFA   Applied Arts
Painting
Sculpture
BSW  
MSW
Medical Psychiatric Social Work
Medical Psychiatry
BFT  
BHM  
BPES  
BTS  
BTTM  
MHRM  
MMH  
MTA  
MTTM  
 
Archaeology & Museology
 
Mass Communication & Video Production
 
Counseling Psychology
  Cyber Law
  Human Rights
 
Intellectual Property Rights
PGDCSW  

MGU Kottayam Placements:

The university has dedicated placement cells in the Schools of study. It works with close partnership with the students and companies and bridging the gap between them.

  • The cell organizes placement opportunities for the students who have completed the course.
  • It also coordinates the placements for doing the main project in industries.
  • With its close interactions with industrial organizations, the cell organizes interviews on campus for the benefit of the students.
  • The placement committee comprises of faculty and students with the Director as the Chairman and one faculty member as the placement officer.
  • The objectives of the placement cell include helping students to plan their future careers, maintaining liaison with prospective employers, preparing students for interviews, and getting placements.
  • Some of the companies attending Mahatma Gandhi University Placements are South Indian Bank, Decathlon, Asian Paints, Akzo Nobel, Orvis Paints (Jotun) Pvt Ltd., NGA, Envestnet, India Cements Ltd, Doha Brookings.

Mahatma Gandhi University Collaborations:

The university is well-reputed by many organizations and has signed partnerships with MGU. Some of the establishments are:

 

  • K.N. Raj Study Centre for Planning and Centre-State Financial Relations
  • Centre For English Language and Communication Skills
  • Centre for High-Performance Computing
  • Advanced Molecular Materials Research Centre
  • National Institute of Plant Science Technology
  • Institute for Integrated programs and Research in Basic Sciences
  • Institute of Research in Learning Disabilities
  • University Centre for International Co-operation
  • Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies
  • Centre for Yoga & Naturopathy

Mahatma Gandhi University Rankings and Awards:

MGU Kottayam is ranked high by government bodies as well as the latest surveys. The university offers quality education with a great student atmosphere.

  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF] ranks MGU at 30th place in University Category 2019.
  • "India Today" ranks MGU at 6th place in the MDRA rankings of 2019.
  • The University won the best State University award for 2015-16 instituted by the Governor of Kerala.
  • CSIR has ranked the University 13th in India in terms of intellectual productivity.
  • NISTADS has rated it 19th in terms of the h-index of the Science faculty. 

 

Mahatma Gandhi University Infrastructure Facilities:

The university has a 110-acre campus with modern and sophisticated facilities. It has a beautiful lush green campus with a peaceful atmosphere to study.

  • The numerous rare and exceptional facilities present on the campus attract the brightest students from all over the country.
  • Psychology lab, Audiology lab, Plant Tissue Culture, Animal Cell culture, Animal Maintenance Facility, TG/DTA,  Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)/ EDAX, Polarising optical Microscopy are some of the labs present on campus.
  • Physical fitness centers for both men and women with a state of the art Sports Stadium.
  • The university campus has a State Bank of India branch with ATM facilities and a Post office.
  • Every school in the University boasts of a full-fledged auditorium and a well-stocked Library while each of the Science Schools has its own well-equipped laboratories.

Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Entrance Exams Details 2021

Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Mahatma Gandhi University Eligibility Criteria:

Course Eligibility Criteria
L.L.B.
  • Candidate should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board.
M.Sc
  • Candidate should be a graduate in relevant science stream from a recognized university or equivalent.
MA
  • Candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university or equivalent.
MTTM
  • Candidate should have a Bachelor Degree (10+2+3) with minimum 50% marks in any discipline of this university or any other university recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University
LLM
  • Candidate should have a L.L.B. degree with not less than 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate from a recognized university
M.Ed
  • Candidate should have a B.Ed from a recognized university
MRS
  • Candidate should have an Undergraduate degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
BRS
  • Candidate should have completed the Higher Secondary School Examination [10+2] from a recognised board
MBA
  • Candidate should have an Undergraduate degree from a recognized university or equivalent. Candidate should have a valid score in MAT Examination
BBA LLB
  • Candidate should have completed the Higher Secondary School Examination [10+2] from a recognised board
Ph.D
  • Candidate should have passed post graduation in the relevant field with 60% score in aggregate from a recognized university.
M.Phil
  • Candidate should have passed post graduation from a recognized university.
Certificate course
  • Candidate should have passed 10th grade from a recognized board.

Mahatma Gandhi University Admissions:

Admissions to MGU happens for the wide variety of specializations it offers for the various undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes through its affiliated colleges.

  • Admission to the various PG programmes offered by the University Departments/Schools are done through the conduct of a Common Admission Test [CAT].
  • Admissions to numerous UG and PG programmes in the affiliated colleges happen through the Centralised Allotment Process [CAP].
  • A Written Aptitude Test (WAT) is conducted for admissions to the Ph.D. programmes.
  • MBA admissions take place on the basis of the KMAT/CMAT/CAT score.

Courses and Fees Structure of Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 54,000
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.17 Lakh
Certificate Course  2 year(s), Full Time
Diploma in Science  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 54,000
Bachelor of Social Work [BSW]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 54,000
Executive Programme  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Design Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.13 Lakh
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]  5 year(s), Full Time
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  3 year(s), Full Time
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch]  5 year(s), Full Time
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time
MBBS  5 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Medical  3 year(s), Full Time
Diploma in Medical  1 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Paramedical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 67,500
Diploma in Paramedical  2 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB] {Hons.}  5 year(s), Full Time
Bachelor of Laws [LLB] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]   2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.13 Lakh
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.13 Lakh
Others  4 year(s), Full Time
Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Education [M.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by NAAC, UGC; affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU], Kottayam.

Hostel Details


MGU Kottayam Hostel Details:

The university hostels are present in the 110-acre campus providing accommodation to the students. The hostels are a meeting place for the students and act as homes away from home.

  • The university provides for separate accommodation facilities for boys and girls.
  • There are three boys hostel and three girls hostel.
  • Pallana, Pallana-Annexe, and Pataliputhra are hostels for boys in the Priyadarsini Hills Campus.
  • Sairandhri, Nila, and Kabini are hostels for girls in the Priyadarsini Hills Campus.
  • The boy's hostel is maintained and supervised by warden Dr. Sylas V.P.
  • Mahatma Gandhi University Facilities includes cots, tables, and chairs for the students.
  • The medical and health needs of the students staying there are taken care of by the health center of the university.
  • The hostel believes in providing for a cordial environment with strict discipline.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Cafeteria
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Gym
Laboratory

Contact Details and Location


Address : Priyadarsini Hills Kottayam, Kerala
Website : http://www.mgu.ac.in/

Student Reviews


Aswathi padmanabhan
Aswathi padmanabhan
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2017
4/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The class timing is from 9 am to 4 pm at Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam.
  • Two assignments are there in one semester.
  • Teachers have a good knowledge in topics.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There is an arts day women cell program and sports day at Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam.
  • Finally, college life is very enjoying.



Thresia
Thresia
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

There are 5 periods with one hour. Every week there has an assignment for each subject. There good and excellent quantity, according to physics very dedicated lecturers. There is family feeling college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Societies, students are most active. Sports arts women's day.




amal
Amal
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry), batch of 2016
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

I am doing my masters in organic chemistry at Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam. The department in which i study is known as school of chemical sciences. The department consist of very good teaching faculty.The teachers are highly qualified .The syllabus of course is designed in such a way to get academic excellence for the students. The syllabus is some what equal to IISc Bangalore. The campus is very beautiful with 160 acres. A fully green campus which makes our mind relaxed.The course consist of four semesters. The fourth semester is exclusively designed for project. The students can do their projects in prestigious institution in India and abroad include IISc,NIIST.Which make the students familiar with research .We also get opportunity to attend many national and international seminars held in University and near by towns.Over all it is a good school which give many outstanding students to the society.So I hope that the students read this if get an opportunity must join here.The admission to the school is through mgcat. More details regarding  this is available in www.mgu.ac.in.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

At Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam there are clubs like nature club, NSS etc. festivals like Onam, campus day are celebrated. Overall the college life is amazing.




Thresia
Thresia
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

There are 5 periods with one hour. Every week there has an assignment for each subject. There good and excellent quantity, according to physics very dedicated lecturers. There is family feeling college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Societies, students are most active. Sports arts women's day.




Thresia
Thresia
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

There are 5 periods with one hour. Every week there has an assignment for each subject. There good and excellent quantity, according to physics very dedicated lecturers. There is family feeling college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Societies, students are most active. Sports arts women's day.




amal
Amal
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry), batch of 2016
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

I am doing my masters in organic chemistry at Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam. The department in which i study is known as school of chemical sciences. The department consist of very good teaching faculty.The teachers are highly qualified .The syllabus of course is designed in such a way to get academic excellence for the students. The syllabus is some what equal to IISc Bangalore. The campus is very beautiful with 160 acres. A fully green campus which makes our mind relaxed.The course consist of four semesters. The fourth semester is exclusively designed for project. The students can do their projects in prestigious institution in India and abroad include IISc,NIIST.Which make the students familiar with research .We also get opportunity to attend many national and international seminars held in University and near by towns.Over all it is a good school which give many outstanding students to the society.So I hope that the students read this if get an opportunity must join here.The admission to the school is through mgcat. More details regarding  this is available in www.mgu.ac.in.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

At Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam there are clubs like nature club, NSS etc. festivals like Onam, campus day are celebrated. Overall the college life is amazing.




Thresia
Thresia
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

There are 5 periods with one hour. Every week there has an assignment for each subject. There good and excellent quantity, according to physics very dedicated lecturers. There is family feeling college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Societies, students are most active. Sports arts women's day.




Discussion Forum

Q.

Hostels

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

About hostels of Mahatma Gandhi University:

 

  • The university provides for separate accommodation facilities for boys and girls.
  • There are three boys hostel and three girls hostel.
  • Pallana, Pallana-Annexe and Padaliputhra are hostels for boys in the Priyadarsini Hills Campus.
  • Sairandhri, Nila and Kabini are hostels for girls in the Priyadarsini Hills Campus.
  • The boys hostel is maintained and supervised by warden Dr. Sylas V.P.
  • The hostel provides for cots, tables and chairs.
  • The medical and health needs of the students staying there are taken care of by the health centre of the university.
  • The hostel believes in providing for a cordial environment with strict discipline

 

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017


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