The Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) was set up by an Act of Parliament which was passed on 23 December 1970 as a joint initiative of the Governments of India and Mauritius. On 3 June 1970, the foundation stone was laid by Shrimati Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India. The Mahatma Gandhi Institute was inaugurated on 9 October 1976 by two distinguished personalities, Dr. the Right Hon. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Prime Minister of Maurtius, and Shrimati Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India.
The Mahatma Gandhi Institute is today rightly viewed as a meeting ground for different cultures. The philosophy underlying the vision and the mission of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute takes example from Gandhian thought, rich in educational and social values.
The objects of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute as stipulated by its Act are:
Intake is August of each year
Fees are mentioned under each Programme of Study