Mahatma Gandhi University is empowered to award degree as specified by the University Grants Commission(UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.
Mahatma Gandhi University is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), an organization promoting university activities especially by way of sharing information and co-operation in the field of education, culture, sports and allied areas.
Mahatma Gandhi University is recognised by Bar Council of India (BCI).The Bar Council of India is a statutory body created by Parliament to regulate and represent the Indian bar. They perform the regulatory function by prescribing standards of professional conduct and etiquette and by exercising disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar. They also sets standards for legal education and grants recognition to Universities whose degree in law will serve as qualification for enrolment as an advocate.
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.
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 MGU 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...
Mahatma Gandhi University has been awarded "Excellence in Distance Education University" which was held at India International Centre in New Delhi on 16th Dec, 2012. The initiatives taken by MGU were highly appreciated by the gathering at the Summit consisting of prominent personalities such as 'Hon.H.S.Brahma'-Election Commissioner of India, 'k.Srikkanth'- Chairman, Senior Selection Commitee,Indian cricket Team, 'Shri R.C Dikshit'-Former DGP U.P, 'Prof K K Aggarwal'- Founder Vice-Chancellor (1998-2008) G.G.S. Indraprastha University, SEARCC President (2008-2010), CSI President (2007-2009), President IETE (2002-2004), 'H.E Lt Gen.K.M Seth'- Former Governor.
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.
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.
Mahatma Gandhi University is an esteemed member of federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. A non-government and non-profit organization. FICCI is the voice of India's business and Industry.
Mahatma Gandhi University is proud to be partner 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.
NASSCOM is a global trade body with over 1500 members, of which over 250 are companies from the US, UK, EU, Japan and China. NASSCOM's member companies are in the business of software development, software services, software products, IT-enabled/BPO services and e-commerce.
The Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRP) aims to establish a platform for member universities to undertake more research on matters related to sustainable development, according to an agreed work plan and agenda.
The Global Compact Network India works towards mainstreaming the ten universally acceptable principles in business activities around the world, catalysing action in support of broader UN goals, such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and setting the tone for the post 2015 development agenda within the Indian context.