International Students Admission

Foreign Students can apply either on self financing or through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) attached to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Foreign nationals seeking admission in any of the categories above will have to satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to the various programmes of study as prescribed by the University.

ICCR offers a number of scholarships to enable International students to pursue higher studies in Universities and other recognized institutions of higher learning in India. Students from Nepal do not require a student visa for studying in India.

But they should forward a copy of the Nepal citizenship card to the Embassy of India in Kathmandu for verification and for onward transmission to Mahatma Gandhi University. The original application along with copies of certificates mentioned below shall be routed through the Embassy of India in the respective country. More

Documents required for International Students

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of mark lists& transcripts of all examinations undergone.
  • Two copies of recent passport size photographs.
  • TC/Course Certificate from the Institution last attended.
  • Conduct certificate from the Head of the Institution last studied.
  • Reference letters from two persons who have intimate knowledge of the academic capabilities of the applicant.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Medical Certificate from the competent Authority of the Country concerned• (from India for those who are studying already in India)
  • Visa: All the International students will require STUDENT VISA endorsed to the Institution for joining full time programme and to produce at the time of admission.

Accommodation Facility: UCIC provides accommodation facility to International students in the International Students Hostels (for men and women separately) with kitchen facility for self cooking. For details of programmes/courses and their eligibility criteria please check e‐prospectus uploaded on the official website of Mahatma Gandhi University.

For any information related to eligibility criteria and programme of Study, please contact:

School of Behavioural Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi University,P.D.Hills(P.O),
Kottayam,Kerala,India,Pin Code-686560
Phone Number: 0481-2731034

For information related to Admission & Application Process, contact:

Dr.Sajimon Abraham
Honorary Director University Center for International Co-operation (UCIC)
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Mobile: 09446224240