Jurisdiction

Revenue Districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki, Kozhencherry, Mallappally, Thiruvalla and Ranni Taluks of the Pathanamthitta District and Kuttanad Taluk of the Alapuzha District comes under the aegis of Mahatma Gandhi University.

Campuses 

The main campus is situated in Athirampuzha,Kottayam District and has 8 satellite campuses at Pullarikkunnu,Soorya Kaladi Hills,Nattassery,Puthuppally,Gandhi Nagar and Cheruvandoor in Kottayam, Thodupuzha and Nedumkandam in Idukki Districts and Chuttippara in Pathanamthitta District.

University Teaching Departments 17
Inter University Centres 7
Inter School Centres 8
Self Financing Teaching Departments
5
Nursing Institutes under School of Medical Education 8
Department Pharmaceutical Sciences 
2
Centres of School of Technology & Applied Sciences 3
University Colleges of Teacher Education 12
Mahatma Gandhi University Institute of Arts and Commerce 2

Library:

Central Library , 22 Departmental libraries and 4 study centres.

Engineering Colleges 27
Architecture  Colleges 7
Law Colleges 7
Music and Fine Arts College 1
Affiliated Arts andScience Colleges 198
Education Training Colleges 43

Total Affiliated Colleges- 283, of which 163 are in the unaided stream