MLCU in India Today’s rankings

Every year, India Today conducts a ranking of the best private universities in the country. The universities are evaluated on five objective criteria covering 120 attributes and a qualitative perceptual survey of 303 prominent academicians. The criteria are intake quality and governance, academic and research excellence, infrastructure and living experience, personality and leadership development and career progression and placement.

Out of the many private universities in the country, India Today ranked 42 private universities as the best private general universities and Martin Luther Christian University was ranked 41st  in this category. MLCU is also the only private university in Meghalaya to receive a ranking.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/6009602012

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Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017