University College, Thiruvananthapuram was established in the year 1866. The college has been accredited by NAAC and has been recognized by UGC. The courses offered by University College, Trivandrum are BA, B.Sc., MA, M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D.
|Name of the Institute||University College, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit and entrance based|
|Name of Entrance||Ph.D. Entrance Test|
|B.Sc||₹1,555 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BA||₹1,715 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.A||₹2,695 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.Sc||₹3,595 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|Ph.D||₹2,355 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.Phil||₹3,600 (Total Fees)||Post Graduation|
|BA (English)||Admission Link|
University College, Trivandrum offers BA and B.Sc at the UG level in various specializations. The minimum eligibility criteria for taking admission is 10+2 from a recognized board. Selection is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.
|Courses||Specialization||Intake Capacity||Minimum Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|BA||History||55||10+2 from a recognized board||Merit in the qualifying examination|
|Malayalam Language and Literature||40|
|Sanskrit Language and Literature||10|
|Hindi Language and Literature||40|
|Sanskrit Language and Literature||10|
The college offers MA and M.Sc at the PG level in multiple specializations. For MA, 45% marks in the final year of BA is required to be eligible for admission. For M.Sc, 55% marks in the final year of B.Sc is required to be eligible. Selection in MA and M.Sc is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.
|Course Name||Specialization||Intake Capacity||Minimum Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|M.A.||Economics||25||BA with 45% marks in Part III examination||Merit in the qualifying examination|
|M.Sc.||Mathematics||25||B.Sc. with 55% marks in part III examination (main and subsidiary subjects together)|
The college offers Ph.D. and M.Phil at the doctoral level in multiple specializations. The minimum eligibility criteria for taking admission in the doctoral courses is a Master’s degree with minimum 55% marks. Candidates who have done M.Phil with at least 55% marks are eligible for Ph.D. admission.
Selection in Ph.D. is based on a General Aptitude Test/ Ph.D. Entrance Test conducted by University of Kerala. Selection in M.Phil is done on the basis of performance in an aptitude test including a synopsis of the proposed research dissertation conducted by the doctoral committee.
|Courses||Specialization||Minimum Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|M.Phil.||Mathematics||55% marks in Master’s degree from a recognized university (50% for SC/ST/OBC category students)||Aptitude Test including the evaluation of Synopsis of the proposed research dissertation|
|Ph.D.||Zoology||Ph.D. Entrance Test conducted by University of Kerala|
The application process for University College, Thiruvananthapuram is offline. However, the candidates seeking admission in M.Phil. and Ph.D. must register themselves for the M.Phil. Entrance Exams through the official website of University of Kerala. Here are the steps to apply for the college:
Application fee details:
|Course||Fee for General candidates||Fee for SC/ST candidates|
Candidates should download/print the filled-up form correctly and carry the original documents along with the self-attested photocopies of the following documents for verification purpose:
Scholarships are available for Nadar and Muslim Girl students who are studying in the College within the state of Kerala & whose parental income is below INR 8000 PA. The eligible students studying in the College will have to submit their applications in the prescribed form available at the college website.
Note: In case the applicant’s parents are dead, the income of her legal guardian will be deemed as the parental income. The scholarship amount will be INR 100 per month.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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