Established on 2nd October, 1983, the Mahatma Gandhi University strives to meet the higher educational needs and aspirations of the people of Central Kerala. It is well-recognized and approved by NAAC and UGC. The University offers a wide range of academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate, M Phil and doctoral levels. From its commencement, it has made rigorous efforts to excel in the fields of interdisciplinary teaching and research. The students are made aware of the latest evolution made in their subject of study. The University caters students with an excellent faculty- comprising of outstanding scholars, many of whom have made notable contributions in their respective areas of specialization. Mahatma Gandhi University has been delivering excellence in all spheres of education which is evident from the number of new academic initiatives launched, curricular revisions undertaken, research grants received, research collaborations entered into and extension activities organized. To keep up with the international trends in higher education, Mahatma Gandhi University has embarked on an ambitious plan to transform the conventional state university into a New Gen varsity within three years. They firmly believe and operate on their primary vision that says, knowledge gained beyond disciplines and across interfaces is strikingly fresh, regenerative and convergent.