MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY : MILESTONES 

1982
 October 18

Kerala Government decides to set up a new University in Kottayam. Sri. T. K. Koshy appointed as Special Officer

1983 July 11

Office inaugurated in Baker Memorial Girls High School Campus, Kottyam by Sri. T. M. Jacob, Minister for Education

October 2

Gandhiji University Ordinance 1983 (No.34 of 1983) promulgated and Sri. T. K. Koshy took charge as Pro-Vice-Chancellor

October 26

Inauguration of Gandhiji University by His Excellency Gyani Zail Singh, President of India

1984 January 19

Prof. Dr. A. T. Devasia assumes charge as first Vice-Chancellor

January 27

Prof. N. Babu assumes charge as Controller of Examinations.

February 16

Sri. K. Jayakumar IAS joins as Registrar

June 23

Syndicate and Senate constituted

July 7

First meeting of the Syndicate

August 15

Office of the University shifted to Padinjarekkara buildings

1987
July 27

Prof. U. R. Ananthamurthy assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor

1988
January 28

Renamed as Mahatma Gandhi University

1991
July 27

Sri. J. S. Badhan IAS assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor (i/c)

1992
February 6

Dr. A. Sukumarn Nair assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor

 1995 May 16

Dr. K. G. Adiyodi assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor (i/c)

May 22

Sri. N. Chandrasekharan Nair IAS assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor (i/c)

November 29

Sri. K. Jayakumar IAS assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor (i/c)

1996
March 25

Dr. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor

2000  March 25

Sri. N. Chandra Sekharan Nair IAS assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor(i/c)

 November 16

Prof.(Dr.) Cyriac Thomas assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor

2004
November 16

Prof.(Dr.) Jancy James assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor

2008 
November 16

Prof.(Dr.) Rajan Gurukkal assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor

2012
November 16

Dr K.M Abraham IAS assumes charge as Vice-Chancellor(i/c)

2013
January 5

Dr A.V. George Assumes charge as Vice Chancellor

2014 May 12           Dr Sheena Shukkur, PVC assumes charge of Vice Chancellor
2014
September 1          Dr . Babu Sebastian Assumes charge as Vice Chancellor