Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) was established in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya in July 2005. The university is affiliated to Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and Indian Nursing Council (INC). The creation of the university is in accordance with the University Grant Commission (UGC). The university holds 103rd rank among all over India.

This university offers 56 courses in 12 streams and 21 specializations. The popular courses offered by the university are BA, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, MA, M.Sc, M.Com., MBA, MCA, and Ph.D.

The university grants admission on the basis of merit scored. For the Ph.D. programs admissions are provided based on the MLCU entrance examination. 

MLCU Highlights

Established | Type 2005 | Private
Approved by PCI and INC
Set by Government of Meghalaya
Entrance Examination MLCU entrance examination
Courses Offered 56 courses across 12 streams
Popular Course MPH
Application mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Facilities Available Library, Hostel
Official Website

MLCU Ranking

Body All India Ranking Course Year
India Today 103 BCA 2020
Business Standard 273 MBA/PGDM 2019

MLCU Courses

MLCU offers the following courses as top courses of MLCU: 

Courses Details
BSc Duration- 3 years
Eligibility- Candidates must have passed 10+2 with science from recognised college.
Subjects- Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Imaging Technology, Surgical and Operation Theatre Technology, Nutrition, Sports, Fitness and Nutrition, Optometry, Environmental Science, Psychology.
BCA Duration- 3 years and 4 years
Eligibility- Applicants must have passed 10+2 from a recognised college.
Specialization- Web Technology, Hardware and Networking, Mobile Application and Animation and Multimedia.
BBA Duration- 3 years
Eligibility- Applicants must have passed 10+2 from a recognised college.
M.Sc. Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Candidates must have passed graduation in their respective discipline from a recognised university.
Subjects- Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Imaging Technology, Optometry, Counselling Psychology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Clinical Psychology, Information Technology, Biostatistics & Epidemiology and Environmental Science.
MA Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Candidates must have passed graduation in their respective discipline from a recognised university.
Subjects- Peace and Justice, Economics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education, English, English Literature, Music and Theology.
MBA Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Candidates must have passed graduation in their respective discipline from a recognised university.
Subjects- Marketing, Finance & Human Resources and Waste Management & Social Entrepreneurship.
Ph.D. Duration- 3 Years
Eligibility- Theology- MTh or its equivalent from a recognised body with at least 2 or 3 years of experience. Christian Management- Master in Christian Management.
Specialization- Biblical Studies, New Testament, Old Testament, Systematic Theology and Ethics, Missiology, Church History, Christian Counselling, Christian Education and Communication.

Read More: MLCU Courses & Fee 

MLCU Admission

Admission to all the UG and PG courses is provided based on merit obtained by the students in the last qualifying examination. 

Admission to Ph.D. programs is done on the basis of merit scored in the entrance examination followed by an interview.

Admission process in MLCU is both online and offline.

Admission will be granted on the first come first serve basis.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the university and go to the admission section.
  • Select apply online and register yourself by verifying your phone number and login using the same id and password.
  • Now, fill all the personal details and education qualification and then select the course you want to apply for.
  • Upload all the required documents to validate your info and click submit.
  • Now make the payment and save the application form for future references.

Read MoreMLCU Admission

MLCU Placements

The MLCU Placement cell aims at making available quality placement opportunities for students and at maintaining linkages with the Corporate Industry. The Placement Cell is responsible for maintaining contacts with the Industries specific to their faculty specialization and for arranging placement visits to the campus.

The average salary is 3 LPA. 

Read More: MLCU Placement

MLCU Scholarships

MLCU has set up a scholarship fund known as the MLCU Scholarship Fund. The objective of MLCUSF is to provide financial assistance to MLCU students on a merit-means basis. 

MLCU awards scholarships to its students every year following certain criteria.

  • A student must be registered in a full-time degree or diploma course.
  • A student should have completed at least one year or semester of the course.
  • The applicant for the scholarship should have a good record of attendance and academic progress. 

Following are the Available Scholarships: 

Name of The Scholarships Purpose
Bluebell Reade Standal Syiem Scholarship Fund Scholarship for a rural female student
Dr Helen Giri Scholarship Fund Fund for promotion for music
Elder T.E. Diengdoh Scholarship Fund Open
Dr Rajaratnam Scholarship Fund Open
Queensillies & Jwinsillies Scholarship Fund Annual scholarship to a lady student of Allied Health Sciences

Read MoreMLCU Scholarships

MLCU Facilities

  • Library: The University has both Central and Departmental libraries. The main library is housed in the main campus and is accessible to all the students and staff of MLCU whilst the departmental libraries with more specific and specialized holdings are located in respective departments and accessible to students and staff of those departments. 
  • It provides full text searches of almost 2000 journals. As of 2013, more than 8000 institutions in more than 160 countries had access to JSTOR, most access is by subscription, but some older public domain content is freely available to anyone. JSTOR content is provided by more than 900 publishers. The database contains more than 1900 journal titles.
  • Anti-Ragging Policy: In view to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the menace of ragging, the University has implemented the regulations notified by the University Grants Commission on curbing the menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutes. They implemented this policy as per the direction of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
  • Hostel: The Institute provides hostel facilities for both boys and girls in the campus. Hostel is fully equipped with the facilities and amenities that are required to stay healthy. Hostel has a 24 hours power supply and drinking water point on each floor. It also provides 3 times a day meal to all students with snacks in the evening. Hostel provides both outdoor and indoor sports infrastructure to all students.

MLCU Faculty

The faculty details of MLCU as gives below: 

  • No of Head of Department- 14
  • Assistant Professor- 61
  • Associate Professor- 14
  • Professor- 7
  • Lecturer- 9

Read MoreMLCU Faculty


Ques. Does MLCU provide financial assistance to the students enrolled in any courses?

Ans. Yes, MLCU provides financial assistance to eligible students in the form of scholarships. Students can pick the suitable scholarship from those which are available at MLCU.

Ques. What is the highest package in MLCU?

Ans. The highest package available at MLCu is 4 LPA.

Ques. What entrance exam do you need for admission in a PhD course?

Ans. To get admission in Ph.D. program at MLCu, students are required to appear and pass in the MLCU entrance examination.

Ques. In terms of placements, how is MLCU for MBA students?

Ans. MLCU provides 100% placements to all the students enrolled in MBA courses.

Ques. Where does this college rank for Bachelor’s in Computer Application?

Ans. MLCU holds 103rd rank all over India for Bachelor’s in Computer Application.

Ques. How to reach MLCU?

Ans. Shillong is well connected to Guwahati through the road. You can reach Guwahati via railways and airways and then take a taxi or bus to Shillong.