Programme Outcomes (PO) of Mahatma Gandhi University
PO 1: Critical Thinking and Analytical Reasoning
Capability to analyse, evaluate and interpret evidence, arguments, claims and beliefs based
on empirical evidence; reflect relevant implications to reality; formulate logical arguments;
critically evaluate practices, policies, and theories to develop knowledge and understanding;
able to envisage the reflective thought to the implication on the society.
PO 2: Scientific Reasoning and Problem-Solving
Ability to analyse, discuss, interpret and draw conclusions from quantitative/qualitative data
and experimental evidence; and critically evaluate ideas, evidence, and experiences from an
unprejudiced and reasoned perspective; capacity to extrapolate from what one has learned
and apply their competencies to solve problems and contextualise into research and apply
one’s learning to real-life situations.
PO 3: Multidisciplinary/Interdisciplinary/Transdisciplinary Approach
Acquire an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary knowledge base as a
consequence of the learning they engage with their programme of study; develop a
collaborative-multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary-approach for formulating
constructive arguments and rational analysis for achieving common goals and objectives.
PO 4: Communication Skills
Ability to reflect and express thoughts and ideas effectively in a verbal and nonverbal way;
Communicate with others using appropriate channel; confidently share one’s views and
express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically,
and present complex information clearly and concisely and articulate in a specific context of
PO 5: Leadership Skills
Ability to work effectively and lead respectfully with diverse teams; setting direction,
formulating a goal, building a team who can help achieve the goal, motivating and inspiring
team members to engage with that goal, and using management skills to guide people to the
right destination, smoothly and efficiently.
PO 6: Social Consciousness and Responsibility
Ability to contemplate the impact of research findings on conventional practices, and a clear
understanding of responsibility towards societal needs and reaching the targets for attaining
inclusive and sustainable development.
PO 7: Equity, Inclusiveness, and Sustainability
Appreciate equity, inclusiveness and sustainability and diversity; acquire ethical and moral
reasoning and values of unity, secularism and national integration to enable to act as dignified
citizens; able to understand and appreciate diversity, managing diversity and use of an
inclusive approach to the extent possible.
PO 8: Moral and Ethical Reasoning
Ability to embrace moral/ethical values in conducting one’s life, formulate a
position/argument about an ethical issue from multiple perspectives, and use ethical
practices in all work. Capable of demonstrating the ability to identify ethical issues related to
one’s work and living as a dignified person in the society.
PO 9: Networking and Collaboration
Acquire skills to be able to collaborate and network with scholars in educational institutions,
professional organizations, research organizations, and individuals in India and abroad.
PO 10: Lifelong Learning
Ability to acquire knowledge and skills, including “learning how to learn”, that is necessary for
participating in learning activities throughout life, through self-paced and self-directed
learning aimed at personal development, meeting economic, social and cultural objectives
and adapting to changing trades and demands of the work place through knowledge/skill