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Mahatma Gandhi University running under Layman Education Society an institution which promises to become one of India’s leading universities with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Needless to say it has achieved resounding success in all its ventures including professional education. MGU has emerged as a global university with boasting distinctive strengths in education and entrepreneurship. As a platform for excellence in teaching, learning & administration, state-of-the-art information technology is extensively used in M.G.U, contributing to the development of well trained graduates, post graduates and doctorates to meet the professional manpower needs of not just India but the world.

Mahatma Gandhi University (M.G.U) is established through Meghalaya State legislative Act, 2010 (Meghalaya Act No.6 of 2011), published in the Gazette of Meghalaya vide No.LL (B).138/2010/41. The Promoting body Layman Education Society of MGU has vast experience in the field of Education. University is setup with an objective of providing best quality education to the students.

Mahatma Gandhi University is empowered to award degrees as specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956. Earn your degree on your terms. Whether you choose to learn online or at a local campus, you can count on our challenging curriculum and a supportive learning environment.

Mahatma Gandhi University will be an innovative and socially responsive academic institution, known for high-quality education for all across the world. We will create, preserve and disseminate the relevant knowledge for making sustainable impact in the related knowledge areas.

Mahatma Gandhi University strives to offer need-driven higher education with focus on affordability and accessibility. We continuously work to ensure that our graduates, thorough their hard-work and creativity, become an active partner in the sustainable development.

Core Values
The following ‘Core Values’ are in integral part of MGU’s culture:

  • Acting with honesty and integrity;
  • Being transparent in all our activities;
  • Accountable to our stakeholders;
  • Responsible towards the changing priorities and needs;
  • Driven by global sustainable development priorities.