APPROVAL AND RECOGNITION                                  

University Grant Commission(UGC)

Mahatma Gandhi University is empowered to award degree as specified by the University Grant Commission(UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.  

Distance Education Council(DEC)

Mahatma Gandhi University is approved by Distance Education Council(DEC) and Tripartite Committee (UGC-AICTE-DEC).

International Association of Universities

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.

Asian Association of Open Universities

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. 

Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning for K-12 and Higher Education

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…

MGU is also a member of PHD Chamber

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.

Knowledge Partner with World Bank

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.