FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of courses for Part Time and Full Time Studies, including details such as annual cost, semester cost, module cost.

  • Details are given in the annexed documents. Fees are subject to change for the Academic Year 2017/2018

Are there any payment facilities?

  • Candidates will have to pay the registration fees, Library fees (where applicable) in full and 50 % of the course fee on the day of registration. The remaining 50% has to be settled in 3 equal and consecutive monthly instalments following the month after registration. It is applicable for both MGI and UoM.

Any scholarships?

  • The UoM offers financial assistance and scholarships for needy students. Relevant information and application forms can be obtained at the Admissions and Students Record Office (ASRO), UoM, Reduit. Further detailed information regarding “Financial Assistance and Scholarships for Needy Students” is available at:

http://www.uom.ac.mu/ABOUTUS/REGULATIONS/Chap18.pdf.

  • The Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research offers scholarship to children from vulnerable families. Candidates must apply. Completed application forms must be submitted to:

The Scholarships Section (SRM)

Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research

1st Floor, MITD House

Pont Fer

Phoenix.

Post code: 73544

Application must be made on the prescribed form available at the Reception Desk of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Ground Floor, MITD House, Pont Fer, Phoenix or downloaded from the Ministry’s website:

http://ministry-education.govmu.org

Are your courses cheaper than your competitors?

  • Yes

Are your courses internationally recognized?

  • Yes

Admissions requirement?

  • Details are given in the annexed documents.

What are the admissions procedures?

  • As soon as the MGI courses are advertised, prospective candidates will be required to fill in the application forms. Application forms are available at the reception counters of the MGI & RTI. Letter of offer will be sent to eligible candidates by post. We run postgraduate and undergraduate programmes of studies run in collaboration with the University of Mauritius. These programmes of studies will be advertised by the University of Mauritius in February/March of each year. Prospective candidates will have to apply on line. Deadlines must be respected. The University of Mauritius will issue e-mails regarding offer of seats to qualified candidates according to number of seats available for each programme of study.

Where to apply?

  • At the UoM, for programmes run in collaboration with the UOM. For MGI courses application forms must be submitted at the reception counter of the MGI or posted to the Director General (MGI/RTI), Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, 80808. For RTI courses, application forms must be submitted at the reception counter of the RTI or posted to the Officer-in-Charge, Rabindranath Tagore Institute, Ilot, D’Epinay.

When to apply?

  • When the courses are advertised. Advertisements for MGI & RTI courses are usually published in newspapers & uploaded on the MGI/RTI website: http://www.mgirti.org

The following Programmes of Studies /Courses are advertised by the Mahatma Gandhi Institute as mentioned below:

  1. Diploma Programmes of Studies (February/March)
  2. Foundation Course in Vocal Music (Carnatic) (February/March)
  3. Certificate course in Ayurveda and Yoga Awareness (February/March)
  4. Modern Chinese Course Level I,II,III (February/March)
  5. Advanced Certificate Course in Indian Music and Dance (February/March)
  6. Certificate Course in Indian Music and Dance (February/March)

For programme run in collaboration with the University of Mauritius, advertisements

are published in the newspapers in February/March and can be downloaded from the

UoM website: http://uom.ac.mu

How to apply?

  • To fill in Application forms as per instructions given in the advertisements.

Are application forms available with the person at the open day?

  • Yes, application forms will be available at the Open Days at MGI.

What form to fill in, where to obtain the forms?

  • Each course will have its specific application form. Application forms are available at the reception counters of the MGI & RTI. For programme run in collaboration with the University of Mauritius, prospective candidates will have to apply on line.

When will the outcome be known to the applicant?

  • Around two to three weeks after the closing date for submission of applications.

Will he or she be informed in case of non-election?

  • Candidates are usually informed by phone at the MGI and candidates are given the choice to enroll on other courses for which they are eligible.

What to attach to the form?

  • Copy of birth certificate, marriage certificate for married women and educational certificates

When will original documents be required?

  • On the day of registration

Any payment for application fees?

  • At UoM, Yes. At MGI application fees are not charged

Are application fees refundable fees or not”?

  • Application fees are non-refundable.

Are there any deadlines?

  • Yes, deadlines are mentioned in the advertisements. For Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes at the UoM, deadline is March 2017 and for MGI programmes, deadline is May 2017.

What are the important dates to keep in mind when applying?

  • Deadlines for submission of applications

In case an MGI Officer (academic & administrative) is asked about a course in another

School, another department, where to find the right information?

The staff must direct the persons to the department concerned if he/she is not in a position to give the right information:

School of Indian Studies: 403200 extension 2032 – Mrs Surajbali

School of Fine Arts: 403200 extension 2039 – Mrs Ramkissoon

School of Performing Arts: 403200 extension 2059- Mrs Dreepaul

School of Indological Studies: 403200 extension 2170 – Mrs Boolaky

School of Mauritian and Area Studies: 4032000 extension 2122 – Mrs Hanooman

Is all this information available on the MGI website?

  • All advertisements for MGI & RTI courses are uploaded on the MGI/RTI website as soon as the courses are advertised in the press. Candidates can always contact the Admissions Office (MGI) on 4032038 for any information regarding MGI courses or The Rabindranath Tagore Institute on 2439469 for courses run by the RTI.

What career prospects?

  • Teaching, Media, Tourism Industry, Performing Artists….