Mahatma Gandhi University is one of the affiliating Universities of Kerala and is situated in the Central Kerala District of Kottayam which is acclaimed as the land of Letters, Latex and Lakes. Set up on the sprawling 110 acre Priyadarshini Hills Campus at Athirampuzha, 13 kms off Kottayam, the University also has ten satellite campuses in parts of Kottayam and the neighboring districts. Mahatma Gandhi University’s academic growth during the past has been phenomenal in terms of the number of academic initiatives launched, curricular revisions undertaken, research grants received, research collaborations entered into, extension activities organized, research papers published, national and international seminars hosted, student support programmes conducted, quality enhancement measures initiated, infrastructural support generated, resource mobilization and distinctions acquired. The University is prominently placed on the international academic map through its entry into the Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge initiative for Indo- US academic collaboration as the lone affiliating University besides many other claims. Introduction of a series of merit cum means scholarships like ASPIRE, INSPIRE, THANMA and ACQUIRE is another major feature. Mahatma Gandhi University has also won the Chancellor’s Award in 2016 for the best University in the state. The pioneering efforts by the university to democratize the admission process by utilizing cutting edge technologies have also been widely acclaimed. The University introduced Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) for the PG programmes in the University Statutory Teaching Departments from the year 2012 onwards following the resounding success of the CAP initiatives for UG and PG programmes in the affiliated colleges. As all these initiatives received overwhelming response from the student community, college/department authorities and the general public the University decided to broaden the reach of the admission process for the PG programmes in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University by introducing a Common Admission Test from the academic year 2014-15 onwards.
General Eligibility for Admission
How to Apply ?
The international students are required to submit the application (offline)directly to the Director of the concerned University Department(through registered post) by paying US$ 100 by way of Demand Draft/Pay order/ any other instrument (which does not involve collection charges on the part of the University) in favour of Finance Officer, Mahatma Gandhi University. There is no online registration facility for foreign students. They can download the application form from the university website, fill it up and send an advance copy of the application along with the following document/s and the demand draft/instrument in proof of fee remittance to Registrar, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam- 686 560, Kerala, India The original application along with copies of certificates mentioned below shall be routed through the Embassy of India in the respective country.