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MG University, or Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, was established in 1983 and is one of the major Universities in the state of Kerala. In 2022, MG University Kerala ranked 51 Overall in the NIRF Rankings. MG University offers admission to undergraduate and postgraduate via the Common Admission Portal (CAP). MG University offers courses in disciplines like science, social science, humanities, engineering, technology, legal studies, pedagogy, pharmacy, and nursing. Admission to these courses is based on exams such as KEAM, CAT, CMAT, KMAT, MAT, XAT or Common Admission Test (CAT) MGU.

MG University is recognized by the University Grants Commission and is accredited with an 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. MG University is AIU approved as well. MG University campus is spread across 110 acres and has all the latest facilities within the campus. 23 University Departments, 2 International and Inter-University Centre, 7 Inter University Centres, 10 Inter School Centres, 77 Govt./Aided Affiliated Colleges, 10 Autonomous Colleges, 200 Unaided Affiliated Colleges and 199 Recognized Research Centres come under the aegis of MG University.

MGU is one of the oldest universities in Kerala offering a wide variety of quality courses. Read more at GetMyUni Verdict about its faculties.

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MG University Quick Insights

MG University is one of Kerala's most sought-after institutes of higher education. It is set up 12km from Kottayam and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha. Some key points about the university are tabulated below.

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Year of Establishment 1983
Type of Institute Public
Recognition UGC, AIU
Accreditation NAAC-A
Program Levels Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel blocks, dining, sports facilities, a cultural complex
Campus Area  110 Acres
Location  Kottayam, Kerala

MG University Admission Dates 2024

MG University offers admission to all its courses via national or state-level entrance exams. Candidates need to register themselves on the Common Admission Portal (CAP) on the official website. The tentative admission dates are tabulated below.

Event Important Dates (Tentative)
Last Date of PG Applications July 2024
Last date of UG applications August 2024
1st Round of Allotment-UG August 2024
1st Round of Allotment-PG August 2024
2nd round of Allotment-UG August 2024
2nd Round of Allotment-PG August 2024
3rd Round of Allotment-UG August 2024
3rd Round of Allotment-PG August 2024
Admissions Closed (UG/PG) October 2024

MG University Ranking

MG University is one of the top universities in Kerala. In 2022, it was ranked 51 in overall in NIRF Rankings 2022. Some other ranking of the institute are.

  • MG University ranked 30 among universities in the NIRF Rankings 2022.
  • MG University ranked in the 401-500 band in World QS Rankings 2022.
  • MG University ranked 18 Overall by The Week 2021.
  • MG University ranked 52 Overall by NIRF Rankings 2021.
  • MG University ranked 49 Overall by NIRF Rankings 2020.
  • MG University ranked 23 Overall by The Week 2020.
  • MG University ranked 55 Overall by Outlook 2019.
  • MG University ranked 49 Overall by The Week 2019.

MG University Courses

MG University offers admission to UG, PG and Doctoral courses. MGU offers 52 specialisations for Bachelor of Arts (BA), 43 for Bachelor of Science (BSc), 14 for Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), 8 for Bachelor of Technology (BTech), 27 for Master of Arts (MA), 44 for Master of Science (MSc), 10 for Master of Commerce (MCom) and 6 for Master of Technology (MTech) programmes. Some details about the courses are.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BA 3 years CAT-MGU score
BSc 3 years CAT-MGU score
BCom 3 years CAT-MGU score
BTech 4 years KEAM/JEE Mains score
MA 2 years CAT-MGU
MSc 2 years CAT-MGU
MBA 2 years MAT/CMAT/KMAT
MCom 2 years CAT-MGU
MTech 2 years GATE
PhD 3-5 years Entrance test

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MG University Fee Details

MG University accepts online fee submissions. The fee-related information about the courses offered at MGU are listed below.

Course Total Tuition Fee
BA INR 54,000
BCA INR 1.13 Lakh
BSW INR 54,000
MEd INR 75,000
MBA INR 1.93 Lakh

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MG University Departments

MG University has 17 departments, including Distance Education, which conduct various courses. The departments are responsible for all academic and co-curricular activities at the university.

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

MG University Admission

MG University offers admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and short-term courses. These include BSc, BCom, BA, BTech, BSW, MTech, MCom, MSc, MTech and PhD. The admissions to these courses are based on national and state-level exams such as KEAM, CAT, CMAT, KMAT, MAT, XAT or Common Admission Test (CAT) MGU. 

MG University Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the courses at MG University, students must fulfil the eligibility criteria laid down by the university.

BA LLB Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have completed the Higher Secondary School Examination [10+2] from a recognised board.
  • A valid CAT-MGU score.

BTech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have completed the Higher Secondary School Examination [10+2] from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry and Math.
  • A valid KEAM/JEE Mains score.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have graduated in a relevant subject from a recognized university.
  • A valid CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/KMAT score.

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Why choose MG University?

MG University, or Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam was established in 1983 and is one of the major Universities in the state of Kerala. It is a UGC, and AIU recognised and NAAC-A accreditated university. Spread across 110 acres, MG University has 23 University Departments, 2 International and Inter-University Centre, 7 Inter University Centres, 10 Inter School Centres, 77 Govt./Aided Affiliated Colleges, 10 Autonomous Colleges, 200 Unaided Affiliated Colleges and 199 Recognized Research Centres come under the aegis of MG University.

MG University Academic Advantages

  • MG University offers a plethora of courses in science, social science, humanities, engineering, technology, legal studies, pedagogy, pharmacy, and nursing.
  • MG University established an International Academic Convention Centre with all latest state of the art facilities.
  • MG University is equipped with all the latest learning tools, such as SWAYAM, MOOC, GIAN, STRIDE, IMPRESS, and Vidyutaram.
  • MG University has various advanced studies-focused schools like the Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development, Inter-UniversityCentre for BioMedicalResearch, Inter-UniversityCentre for Disability Studies, Inter-University Centre for Social Science Research and Extension, Inter-University Centre for Studies in Science of Music and Instrumentation Center that provide dynamic methods of teaching and learning.
  • MGU has world-class faculty. The faculty has made the university and country proud by having 20 patents to their name.

MG University Top Affiliated Colleges

MG University has over 100 colleges under its aegis. The colleges also offer various UG, PG and doctoral courses in various disciplines. These include.

APJ Abdul Kalam School of Architecture Nirmala College Ave Stella Maris College of Commerce & Industry
Bharata Mata College of Commerce & Arts Marian College,Kuttikanam Chinmaya College of Arts, Commerce & Science
DB Pampa College Devamatha College Girideepam Institute of Advanced Learning
Henry Baker College Indira Gandhi College of Arts & Science Kristu Jyoti College of Management & Technology

MG University Cutoff

MG University KEAM cutoff 2022 and MGU-CAT result has been released. The results were published in three rounds and can be checked on the cee.kerala.gov.in website. The admissions to MG University are based on cutoff and merit.

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MG University Result

MG University publishes all its entrance and semester results on its official website. Students/candidates can click on the results tab on the homepage and enter their login details to access the results.

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MG University Infrastructure

MG University has a 110-acres campus that is well-planned and has all the latest learning and non-academic related facilities. MG University has been an excellent example of sustainability by incorporating water harvesting into its infrastructure. Some other facilities at MG University include.

  • Hostel
  • Academic Blocks
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Gym
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Smart Classes
  • Web Centre
  • Sophisticated Analytical instrument Facilities 
  • Inter-University Instrumentation Centre
  • Miyawaki Forest

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MG University Placements

MG University has a training and placement cell for guiding students towards a bright career. The placement committee comprises of faculty and students, with the Director as the Chairman and one faculty member as the placement officer. An Employment Readiness Program is conducted for students, equipping them for the placement season. As per the data available, in 2021

  • The median package for 2-year PG courses was INR 6 LPA.
  • The median package for 1-year PG course was INR 4.9 LPA

MG University Top Recruiters

Some of the top companies that visit the MG University campus are.

Future Group (Big Bazaar) EBEN Telecom L&T Construction
Vettoor Construction SBI Life Insurance Paragon Polymer Products
Volkswagen Nissan Mahindra Finance UAE Exchange

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MG University Scholarship

MG University offers various scholarships through fellowships, fee waivers and financial assistance. The scholarships available at the NSP Government of India are also accepted at the university. Some scholarships available at MGU are.

Scholarship Description
Emeritus Scholarship It is a UGC-scholarship. A total of 200 scholarships (100 for science and humanities) are awarded to studemts. A monthly stipend of INR 20,000 is provided to students.
Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities A scholarship equivalent to the academic fee is awarded to students from minority backgrounds with family income less than INR 2 LPA. 
State Merit Scholarship (DCE) A sum of INR 1250 and INR 1500 is awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students, respectively, whole family income is less than INR 1 LPA.

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MG University Collaboration

MG University has been a centre of excellence and aims to learn and aid research and development nationally and internationally. MGU ha collaborated with various institutes for the same. These are.

International Collaboration

Country Partnering Institute
USA University of Houston, Brown University,Earlham College
Iran University of Tehran, ran National Institute of Materials and Energy,
Israel Ariel University, 
China Xi’an Jiaotong University, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology,
Algeria University of Blida1
Austrailia Deakin University
Taiwan Ming Chi University of Technology
France University of Paris,  University of DuMaine
Slovenia  ožef Stefan International Postgraduate School
Germany GSF-National Research Centre

National Collaborations

  • National Institute for Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
  • National Institute for Visually Handicapped, Dehradun
  • Delhi Policy Group, New Delhi
  • Appollo Tyres, Chalakkudy
  • St. John the Baptist College of Special Education, Changanacherry·        
  • Nirmala Sadan Training College for Special Education, Muvattupuzha
  • Snehasadan College of Special Education, Angamaly·        
  • Janey College of Allied Health, Ernakulam·        
  • St.John of  God College Special Education, Pampady·        
  • AWH College of Education, Calicut

MG University Faculty

MG University has over 100 teachers, and they have exceptional academic records. The faculty is research-oriented and has 20 patents to their name. Some achievements of the faculty include.

  • Prof. Sabu Thomas, Vice Chancellor, MG University and his PhD Student Mr Avinash R. Pai bagged the National award at the 11th National Petrochemical Awards held at New Delhi on September 27, 2022.
  •  Prof. Sabu Thomas, Prof. Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Dr Ajitha, Dr Geethamma, Dr Lovely Mathew, and Dr Aswathi have been awarded the patent for developing a Polymeric Nanocomposite that can block electromagnetic waves emitted by mobile phones.

MG University Alumni

MG University has produced leaders, innovative and creative minds through the years. Some of these notable alumni are.

Notable Alumni Profession
Kurian Joseph Former Judge, Supreme Court
Sreenath Bhasi Indian Actor
Sabu Thomas Vice Chancellor, MG University
Nayanthara Indian Actress
AK Antony Former Minister of Defence
KG Balakrishnan Former CJI
Asin  Indian Actress

MG University (MGU) Highlights

Affiliate University Sambalpur University
Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 96
Year of Establishment 1983
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 110
Construction Area (Sq. M) 66143.43
Website www.mgu.ac.in
Accredited by NAAC, NAAC-A
Recognised by AIU

MG University (MGU) Student Diversity

Category ST OBC SC General
Male 61 163 51 12
Female 57 263 50 15
Total 118 426 101 27

MG University (MGU) Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#17 in 2023 University
#31 in 2023 University
#18 in 2021 University

MG University (MGU) Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by MG University (MGU)

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CMAT

Exams Accepted: CMAT

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: MGU CAT

Exams Accepted: MGU CAT

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: MGU CAT

Exams Accepted: MGU CAT

Exams Accepted by MG University (MGU)

NEET

Exam Date: May 05, 2024

MGU CAT

Exam Date: May 17, 2024

MG University (MGU) FAQs

Is MG University a recognized institute?

Yes, MG University is a UGC and AIU recognised institute.

Does MG University have an entrance test?

Yes, MG University conducts MGU- Common Admission Test for admission to various courses.

What are the other exams accepted at MG University?

MG University accepts KCET, KEAM, CAT, CMAT, KMAT, MAT, and XAT scores for respective courses.

What are the disciplines available at MG University?

MG University offers courses in disciplines like science, social science, humanities, engineering, technology, legal studies, pedagogy, pharmacy, and nursing.

What is the fee of BA at MG University?

The total tuition fee is INR 54,000.

What are the professional courses offered at MG University?

The professional courses offered at MG University include BTech, BSW, BEd, MTech, MSE, MEd,and MBBS.

MG University (MGU) Reviews

Overall Rating

3.5

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Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

2

>3-4 star

0

>2-3 star

2

1-2 star

0

Academics & Faculty

3.5

Fees & Scholarships

3.6

Placements & Internships

3.2

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities

3.6

Clubs & Associations

3.8

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Afna Pgv Batch 2019 M.Sc [Master of Science]
2.1
Reviewed on Nov 09, 2019
1 Placements
2 Fees
2 Academics
2.5 Infrastructure
3 Campus

Placements & Internships : Internship on next year. There is an Alumni network. But now I am not an alumnus. I don't know more about alumni network structure.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I feel the exact difference of studying in a university and college. Highly standard infrastructure with nationalized lab equipment. I got a chance to attempt Various national and international seminars from this campus . for getting admission in pg we should clear the entrance exam MGU CAT. We should pass a Bachelor with at least 60% mark.

Fees & Scholarships : Course fee per semester is 8500. For my course (MSc environmental science and management) there is no scholarship.

Academics & Faculty : The system promotes more self-study. There is a good library system. Overall experience is nice

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : For girls, 4 working hostels available. Fee rate ranges from 1500 to 2000. Outside hostel cost may range from 4000 to 5000. Free wifi, smart classrooms, well-developed library etc. available in the campus.

Clubs & Associations : National Service Scheme is working. There is not that much festivals in campus.

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Thresia Michael Batch 2019 BSc Physics
5
Reviewed on Jan 07, 2018
5 Placements
5 Fees
5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : No, the stipend is provided. There is no campus selection. But the most important point is that the faculty has so responsible.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Candidate should have passed 10+2 with physics and mathematics as science stream.

Fees & Scholarships : Course fees per year nearly about Rs 2000(INR). There are so many scholarships available for UG and PG students. Most of the students get scholarships with 50% mark. For the degree, there are no loans needed.

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.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : There is only one women's hostel. Hostel fee is based on semester wise. Same as UG students. Food is good. According to working date, the cost of food determined. St.aloysius college is situated in Kuttanad. It has very beautiful nature.

Clubs & Associations : Societies, students are most active. Sports arts women's day.

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Aswathi Padmanabhan Padmanabhan Batch 2017 B.Tech Chemical Engineering
2.1
Reviewed on Oct 28, 2016
2.5 Fees
2 Academics
2 Infrastructure
2 Campus

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I took KEAM Entrance Examination for getting admission in Mahatma Gandhi University.

Fees & Scholarships : Only average 5 students get scholarship Low caste students are getting scholarships at Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam

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.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : There are two hostels in Mahatma Gandhi University. Hostel fees per month is 3500. Class rooms are of good quality and there is WiFi facility too.

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.

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Amal Abraham Batch 2016 M.Sc Chemistry
4.7
Reviewed on Oct 04, 2016
5 Academics
5 Fees
3.5 Placements
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam, provides internship for all the students who are doing projects. The students of MGU qualify in CSIR JRF in their first attempt. The placements are done by pharmaceutical key companies mostly.

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.

Fees & Scholarships : Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam is one of the best university where you can complete Msc with less fees. The fees in [MGU] is Rs 30,000 per year. The students belonging to backward class will get scholarship and no fees is has to be paid.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : In Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam ,there are 6 hostels, separate hostels are available for boys as well as girls. The hostel fees including food is just Rs.1900 per month. students also have an option of staying in PG. The quality of food provided in hostel is good and tasty. classrooms are well equipped and the labs are awesome.

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.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The admission for Mahatma Gandhi University, [MGU] Kottayam is given based on an entrance exam called CATMGU. Availability of seats is based on the merit list

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  • MGU Kerala - Mahatma Gandhi University - Priyadarsini Hills. P.O Kottayam
  • www.mgu.ac.in

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