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 Distance Education Council (DEC) and 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.