Mahatma Gandhi University

Mahatma Gandhi University, one of the major Universities in Kerala, is a premier educational institution that strives to fulfill the higher educational needs of the people of Central Kerala. 

Bachelor's programmes

Law (1)



The University was established on 2nd October 1983 and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha.


The University conducts a range of programmes at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, M Phil and Doctoral levels through its 17 University Departments, 1 International and Inter-University Centre, 7 Inter-University Centres, 10 Inter School Centres, 77 Govt./Aided Affiliated Colleges including10 Autonomous Colleges (of which 8 are Colleges with Potential for Excellence), 200 Unaided Affiliated Colleges and 273 Recognized Research Centres. 


The University is also involved in active collaboration with research institutions of international reputation such as Max Plank Institute of Technology, Germany, Brown University, USA, California Institute of Technology, USA, University of Toronto, Canada, Catholic University, Belgium, Institute of Political Studies, France, University of Paris, Swinburne University, Australia.

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Student Life

Campus life

Set on the sprawling 110-acre Priyadarsini Hills Campus at Athirampuzha, 13 km off Kottayam, the University also has two satellite campuses in Kottayam.

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Loved studing In Aquinas College edakochi.the place is very beautiful and full of greenary with lots of trees and plants .the teachers are very strict about attendence of every students ,they are ready to explain the concept and teach the students .

Kottayam, Kerala, India

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