Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU), is a central university located in Motihari, Bihar, India. MGCU has 7 schools and 20 academic departments. This is the second Central University in Bihar after Central University of South Bihar (CUSB).
MGCU was established by an Act of Parliament as a central university on 3 February 2016. The university was started in 2016-17 with both UG and PG courses in 7 schools and 15 departments. The Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2014 which received Presidential assent on December 17, 2014, provided for the establishment of Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) having its territorial jurisdiction extending to the territory in the North of the River Ganges in the State of Bihar.
MGCU is located at Motihari Bihar India. The nearest airport from the university is at Patna which is approximately 170 Kilometers away from Motihari. Motihari is also connected to all the major cities by train. The nearest railway station is Bapudham