Welcome to MGI & RTI

Officer in Charge
I have the pleasure to welcome you to the MGI & RTI Website.
The Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute are polynodal institutions in the educational landscape of Mauritius. The foundation stone  of the  Institute was laid on 3rd June 1970 by the then Prime Minister of India, Shrimati Indira Gandhi and the then Prime Minister of Mauritius, Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam. Both Institutes are dynamic and abreast of our times and function  effectively thanks to the schools and departments attached to them. In keeping with the trends of modern technology, this website will provide you with the information you require about the institutions. 
Mrs S.N. Gayan, Director General (MGI & RTI)

MGI/RTI Council

It gives me immense pleasure and I extend a warm welcome to the new website of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute.I hope that you will find all the relevant information inside thisnew website of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute. Sincere to the vision of the MGI and RTI, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute aremultifaceted, educational and cultural institutions promoting education with special emphasis on Indian and Cultural Studies. The MGI/RTI Council has left no stone unturned to give to the Institutes the glory that they deserve. I wish youa pleasant browsing experience.

Dr (Mrs) V.D. Koonjal, Director (MGI)

About MGI

The Mahatma Gandhi Institute (Amendment) Act 2002 and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute  Act 2002 have provided for the Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute (located in an idyllic setting at Ilot in the northern part of the country) to function under one Council and one Director-General, presently, Mr. B.C. Madhou(appointed as Director General MGI/ RTI as from March 2012).Various programmes ranging from Diploma courses, Degree and Post Graduate programmes are offered in Indian languages, Indian Philosophy, Indian Performing Arts, Chinese Studies, Mauritian Studies and Fine Arts.  Modules in Mauritian Studies cut across programmes to give students a better understanding of their society while currently promoting intercultural values. In collaboration with the University of Mauritius, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute is providing the country with graduates in various oriental languages such as Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Urdu. Read More About MGI

Our Mission and Vision

Our Mission, Vision, Core Values and Principles.
In accordance with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute Act No.64 of 1970 and MGI Amended Act No. 47 of 2002, the objects of the Institute are:-

a) to establish, as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, a centre of studies of Indian culture and traditions

b) to promote education and culture generally.


Officer n ChargeThe Rabindranath Tagore Institute.
The Rabindranath Tagore Institute, an educational and cultural centre for the promotion of shared values, was inaugurated in December 2002 and operates today under the aegis of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute. The attractive campus of the RTI has been established in memory of Rabindranath Tagore. The foundation stone of the RTI was laid on 12th March 2000 by Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister of India and Dr. the Hon. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius at Ilot, Pamplemousses.

PDF Print E-mail
A student garlanding the Mahatma
Mahatma Gandhi Institute
Telegraphic Address:
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue Moka, Mauritius
Director General: Mrs. S.N. Gayan
Phone No:(230) 403 2000 / 403 2001

Fax No: (230) 433 2235 / 403 1277

Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


In the context of the International day for Monuments and Sites, The Mahatma Gandhi Institute wishes to inform the public that the Folk Museum of Indian Immigration will be open on Saturday 18.05.15 and Sunday 19.05.15 from 09.00 to 16.00. Admission: Free

Log-in Access to Emerald insight Website Link for Students and Researchers at MGI:- https://www.emeraldinsight.com


School of Fine Arts 34th Salon de Mai

Art Exhibition **** 27th May to 7th June 2015 ****

Download Terms and Conditions of Participation Details 

Download Advert for Invitation 

Download Application Form FOR Invitation to participate 


Download Advert for Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for enrolment on the Diploma Programmes of Studies 

Download Application Form for Diploma 

Download Application Form for Diploma Auditeur Libre 

Download Application Form for Diploma FULL TIME 

Download Application Form for Diploma PART TIME 


All Post Degree / Degree Courses: MA Hindi, MA Sitar, BA (Hons) Hindi, BA (Hons) Hindi (P/T), BA (Hons) Urdu, BA (Hons) Urdu (P/T), BA (Hons) Tamil, BA (Hons) Tamil (P/T), BA (Hons) Telugu, BA (Hons) Telugu (P/T), BA (Hons) Telugu with Education, BA (Hons) Marathi, BA (Hons) Marathi(PT), BA (Hons) Indian Philosophy, BA (Hons) Indian Philosophy(P/T), BA (Hons) Sanskrit, BA (Hons) Digital Arts, BA (Hons) Fine Arts, BA (Hons) Fine Arts (Painting - Printmaking - Sculpture - Applied Art), BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Sitar), BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Bharata Natyam), BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Kathak), BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Tabla), BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Vocal Carnatic), BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Vocal Hindustani), BA (Hons) Mauritian Studies.

All Diploma Courses: Diploma in Indian Philosophy, Diploma in Sanskrit, Diploma in Fine Arts, Diploma in Performing Arts (Vocal Hindustani Music), Diploma in Performing Arts (Tabla), Diploma in Performing Arts (Sitar), Diploma in Performing Arts (Bharata Natyam), Diploma in Performing Arts (Kathak), Diploma in Performing Arts (Violin), Diploma in Performing Arts (Vocal Carnatic), Diploma in Chinese Studies, Diploma in Tamil Studies, Diploma in Urdu Studies, Diploma in Hindi Studies, Diploma in Telugu Studies, Diploma in Marathi Studies, Diploma Digital Arts, Diploma Fine Arts.


"We must become the change we want to see."

"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence."

MGI Folk museaum
Procurements, Download Section
Vacancies, Tenders, Courses & Forms
Download Section

Related Topics

Have Some Time?

MGI Mauritius
mgiBuy metformin capsules or buy avanafil 100 mg for sale generic orlistat.