Mahatma Gandhi College, Iritty affiliated to Kannur University and aided by Kerala government, offers a host of academic and co - curricular programmes thereby being and becoming the ideal learning centre having the proper ambiance for students and faculty. So that the vision of the college to be a centre of excellence that aims at the evolution of the students into physically fit, intellectually competent and socially committed citizens is realized in tune with the ideals of the Father of our Nation. Our college has been beacon of academic excellence and functions as an accessible institution that imparts quality education to aspiring students ever since its inception in 1995.
Mahatma Gandhi College, Iritty, founded by the Iritty Educational Society, is the realization of a long-cherished dream of the hard-working and enterprising people of the region. As there was no institution for higher studies near the locality, enterprising people with a vision formed Iritty educational society in 1982 and sought the permission of the University of Calicut and the Kerala government to start a new aided college. The society purchased around 17 acres of land at Keezhurkunnu, 4 k.m. away from Iritty, in between Mattannur and Iritty near the Thalassery- Mysore State Highway, as the permanent site for the proposed college.
Mahatma Gandhi College, Iritty, Kannur courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degrees i.e Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) Finance, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Physics, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Mathematics etc.Postgraduate Degree i.e Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mathematics, Master Of Commerce (M.Com.) Finance etc. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses the university offers across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
Mahatma Gandhi College has a well-stocked college library housed in a spacious building where over ten thousand books and reference books cater to the scholarly needs of the discerning student committee. Also to update day-to-day events at national and international levels, newspapers in Malayalam, English, and many periodicals are available. Journals related to mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, and Commerce are also purchased for scholars who aspire to scale the heights of knowledge in different disciplines.
A newly constructed college hostel with fifteen well-furnished rooms is a timely help for students who come from distant regions. The infrastructure of the hostel provides facilities like a study hall, prayer hall, dining room, and a spacious kitchen. The hostel building is situated just fifty meters away from the college.
Mahatma Gandhi College has three computer labs installed with eighty state-of-the-art computer systems for the timely and immediate use of students and staff alike. Broadband internet facility is at the disposal of the students to access the information superhighway so that they can always update the current developments in the field. These facilities help the students to gain hands-on experience with the latest softwares emerging in the ever-expanding field of information technology.
The spacious and well equipped Physics lab enables each student who opts for the BSc Physics program to gain the proper and adequate exposure to the world of experimental physics which, in turn , enabled many of the alumni of the department to secure admission in prestigious Central universities and premiere institutions for higher The solid base gained in experimental physics from our lab enabled them to pursue doctoral research in some of the well known foreign universities also.
Within twenty meters away from the main block of M.G. College, the college canteen functioning in a separate building from where the students and the staff can have food that is hygienic, nutritious, and tasty at a reasonable and reduced rate. There are separate dining rooms for the students and the staff.
Mahatma Gandhi College, gritty has one main auditorium which is spacious and well-ventilated with a seating arrangement for over six hundred people. it is installed with state of the art sound system and supported by acoustically designed stand-by generator.
There is a play ground where students can practice different sports and game items like athletics, football, softball, handball, volleyball, kabaddi,khoko, badminton, cricket, etc.
A college store functions at MG College from where students can purchase textbooks, notebooks, and stationery items. Also, there is a reprographic center attached to the college store in order that students can have photostat copies of books and study materials.
There is a well-furnished seminar hall having a seating arrangement for hundred and fifty people and is equipped with audio - visual facilities as part of the infrastructural facilities at the college.
There is a student aid fund available in the college. A committee consisting of the representatives of staff and students, nominated by the Principal selects the deserving students to get assistance from the fund. The income of the parents is the main criterion to get assistance from this fund. To provide a yearly scholarship of Rs.1000/- each to two students of I, II, and III B. Sc Mathematics every year. To conduct inter collegiate quiz or Mathematics Seminar every year.
Admission to all programs is governed on the basis of the rules and regulations issued by the government of Kerala and Kannur University from time to time. 60% of the seats are filled by the open selection on the basis of merit. 20% of seats are reserved for SC/ST/OEC/OBC students. The remaining 20% are management quota seats. From the 60% of merit seats 0ne seat in each program is reserved for Physically Challenged students One seat in each U.G program and one seat for every 20 seats in the P.G programs are reserved for Sports Persons.
Our Vision To be a centre of excellence that aims at the evolution of the students into physically fit, intellectually competent and socially committed citizens.
Our Mission To attain academic excellence and be an accessible institution that imparts quality education to aspiring students.