Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is a leading Indian educational institution, established through Meghalaya State legislative Act, 2010. MGU is empowered to award degrees as specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.Additionally MGU is empowered by the the Tripartite Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC to offer a range of degree programs. MGU is also a member of the International Association of Universities, a UNESCO-based worldwide association of higher education institutions with members from over 120 countries.
To achieve its objective of providing world class education to its students, MGU has set up a state-of-the-art campus and offers Graduate, Post- graduate and Research Programs in a range of contemporary subject areas. MGU's education initiative encompasses the latest developments in the provision of distance education and extensively leverages technology to provide students a rich learning environment that mimics the learning experience of traditional face-to-face education.
Mahatma Gandhi University is empowered to award degree as specified by the University Grants Commission(UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.
Mahatma Gandhi University is approved by Distance Education Council(DEC) and Tripartite Committee (UGC-AICTE-DEC).
IAU, founded in 1950, is the UNESCO-based worldwide association of higher education institutions. It brings together institutions and organizations from some 120 countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional and national bodies active in higher education.
Mahatma Gandhi University is a member of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU). AAOU, is a non-profit organization of higher learning institutions that are primarily concerned with education at a distance, namely, education in which the systematic teaching and the communication between student and teacher or institution take place mainly by a variety of media. AAOU was founded in 1987 by a number of open universities in the Asian region who realized the significant contribution of distance education in democratizing the provision of learning opportunities to mankind.
PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-State apex organization working at the grass-root level and with strong national and international linkages.
Mahatma Gandhi University is an esteemed member of federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. A non-government and non-profit organization. FICCI is the voice of India’s business and Industry.
Mahatma Gandhi University is proud to be partnered up with World Bank’s programme on climate change. (C4C) is a campaign, a coalition, and a community that cares about climate change. The goal of C4C is to raise awareness about climate change issues around the world. With the help of our broad coalition of partners (including Mahatma Gandhi University), we are kick starting an interactive dialogue on climate change issues.
Mahatma Gandhi University has been awarded “Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning for K-12 and Higher Education” in World Education Summit 2012. The initiatives taken by our University were highly appreciated by the august gathering at the Summit consisting of prominent personalities such as ‘Shri Subodh Kant Sahay’- Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India, ‘Prof S S Mantha’- Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), ‘Shri E Ahamad’- Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India, ‘Prof Sudhir K Jain’- Director, IIT Gandhinagar, ‘Dr Sunil Nawaratne’- Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Sri Lanka and many more…
Mahatma Gandhi University has been awarded "Excellence in Distance Education University" which was held at India International Centre in New Delhi on 16th Dec, 2012.
The initiatives taken by our University were highly appreciated by the gathering at the Summit consisting of prominent personalities such as 'Hon.H.S.Brahma'-Election Commissioner of India, 'k.Srikkanth'- Chairman, Senior Selection Commitee,Indian cricket Team, 'Shri R.C Dikshit'-Former DGP U.P, 'Prof K K Aggarwal'- Founder Vice-Chancellor (1998-2008) G.G.S. Indraprastha University, SEARCC President (2008-2010), CSI President (2007-2009), President IETE (2002-2004), 'H.E Lt Gen.K.M Seth'- Former Governor.