Kottayam Established in 1983, Mahatma Gandhi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Kottayam (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.