- Mahatma Gandhi University , Kottayam is not a college, it is a university as indicated by its name , it is a state university and it is located in the Kottayam district of Kerala.
- Mahatma Gandhi University has around 100 affiliated colleges. It is also popularly known as MG University or MGU, and it is ranked among the top 50 universities in India.
- It is known to offer more than 300 academic programmes (Undergraduate, Postgraqduate, Research) in diverse fields such as Engineering, Management, Medical, Arts, Commerce, Journalism and many more
- It has been ranked 28 by India Today Survey and it has been ranked 30 in nirf ranking 2019 in the list of top universities in India.