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University Of Kerela - [KU], Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala UGC, NAAC-A Estd 1937 State University
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Updated On - September 29th 2019 by SWATI MISHRA

University of Kerala or Kerala University was established in the year 1937. It was founded with the name of the University of Travancore which was later changed to the University of Kerala. It is one of the first 16 universities of India and is approved by UGC. In the NIRF 2018, the university was ranked in the 30th position.

Kerala University Highlights

Official websitewww.keralauniversity.ac.in
AccreditationsA grade by NAAC
Affiliated Colleges150+
Research Centre137
Programs OfferedUG, PG and Doctorate

Kerala University Faculties:

There are 16 faculties functioning at present at the university.

The names are mentioned below.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Oriental Studies
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Other Faculties:
    • Faculty of Ayurveda and Siddha
    • Faculty of Dentistry
    • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
    • Faculty of Education
    • Faculty of Medicine
    • Faculty of Physical Education
    • Faculty of Homoeopathy

Kerala University Courses:

Kerala University offers courses in Engineering, Management, Medicine, Commerce and Humanities. The University also provides distance learning courses. Check More Kerala University Distance Education Programs.

The following are the courses with specializations.

Disciplines

Courses

Specializations

 

Arts

B.A

Economics, Geography, Hindi, History, Journalism, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, Public Administration, Russian Studies, Sociology, Vedanta, Journalism and Mass Communication, Vyakarana, Music

M.A

Economics, English, Kannada, History and Archeology, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, Public Administration, Russian Studies, Sociology, Vedanta, Journalism and Mass Communication, Vyakarana, Music

 

Science

B.Sc

Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology

M.Sc

Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology

 

Commerce

B.Com

Commerce and Hotel Management and Catering, Computer Applications, Tax Procedure and Practice, Tourism and Travel Management

M.Com

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Computer Application

BCA

--

MCA

--

 

Business and Management

BBM

--

MBA

Financial Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Media Management, Systems Management, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, International Business, Travel and Tourism

Vocational Courses

BSW

--

MSW

--

Education

MSC

Library and Information Science




 

Engineering

B. Tech

Chemical, Civil, Aeronautical, Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, Automobile, Biotechnology and Biochemical, Computer Science , Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Industrial, Mechanical, Production, Information

M. Tech

Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, Network and Internet, Optoelectronics and Optical, Power Electronics, Communication, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Science and Engineering, Control Systems, Machine Design 

 

Architecture

B. Arch

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M. Arch

                            --

 

Library

B.Lib.I.Sc

                            --

M.Lib

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Kerala University Admissions:

Undergraduate Courses

Eligibility:

  • For B.Tech, Students must have passed 10+2 with not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology from a recognized board along with Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical and Pharmacy (KEAM) entrance conducted by CEE, Kerala.
  • For B.Arch., Students must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board along with Mathematics as an optional subject (with not less than 50% marks) along with NATA scores.
  • For all other UG courses, students must have passed 10+2 from any recognized university to boarding for admission.

Postgraduate Courses

Eligibility:

  • For M.Tech, Candidate must have passed B.Tech/B.E in the related discipline with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/ PWD and 53% for OBC) in aggregate along with GATE scores.
  • For MBA, Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate along with KMAT/CMAT/CAT scores followed by GD and PI rounds.
  • For all other Master’s courses, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in the minimum requirement for admission. Admission is based on the marks in the university-level entrance test followed by an interview and evaluation of the relevant work experience.

M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission

Kerala University offers three-year full-time M.Phil. program to candidates having Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field with at least 55% marks in aggregate whereas, for admission in a three-year full-time Ph.D. research course, candidates should hold a Master's degree/ M.Phil. in relevant field with minimum 55% marks in aggregate. Final selection of candidates is done on the basis of:

  • Entrance Test followed by Personal Interview conducted by Kerala University. 
  • UGC (NET)/ CSIR (JRF) Examination (for Ph.D.).
  • SLET/ GATE/ Teacher Fellowship holders (for Ph.D.).
  • Direct award of Fellowship by DST (INSPIRE), ICMR or any such national agency (Ph.D.).
  • Any other equivalent test.

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Kerala University Placements:

Kerala University placements are offered to the deserving candidates through its central placement cell. The placement cell works with the students and recruiters in order to fulfill the requirements of both. The dedicated placement team makes sure that the candidates are well placed and the recruiters are satisfied with the candidate’s profile.

Some of our top recruiters are:

Kerala University Placements

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Kerala University Scholarships:

Kerala University provides financial assistance to needy students. Student's Aid Fund Scholarship

  • This scholarship is offered to the students whose family income is INR 25,000 annually
  • The candidates need to have the Income Certificate of the working parent granted by the village officer 

Student's Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme [SGPAIS]

  • This scholarship scheme covers the medical expenses of the students in case of accidents up to INR 25,000 and a death claim up to INR 1,00,000 
  • The premium for the scholarship is INR 25 per student

Kerala University Infrastructure:

Campus Library:

  • The campus library of the University of Kerala is located at the Kariavattom campus
  • It started in 1976 and acts as a reference library for research scholars 
  • The library has over 7000 books and has a subscription to over 60 periodicals
  • It also offers internet, reprographic, UGC - Infonet, e-journal services and many more

Department Libraries:

  • All the teaching departments have their own separate library
  • They are divided into 2 campuses of the university - 34 at the campus of Kariavattom and 6 at the campus of Senate house

Study Centre Libraries:

  • The University Study Centre, Alappuzha is a reference library for the students to Postgraduate, research scholars and faculty members of the affiliated colleges of the university

Sports Facilities:

  • The University of Kerala has a playground for the students to play cricket, hockey and football
  • The University's ground is located at the Kariavattom Campus 
  • Gymnasium and indoor games also available to the students

Observatory:

  • The Trivandrum Observatory is located on a hill at a 60 feet height and 200 feet above sea level
  • The geographical location of the observatory is 8 degrees 30 min northern latitude and about 76 degrees 59 minutes eastern longitude
  • It was founded in 1937 and is one of the oldest in the country
  • It is a part of the Department of Physics of Kerala University


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3.7/10

"I had not appeared for any of these as it was not necessary as i had good marks i plus two and degree doesn't need these by the way i took money from home for these and went for tour with friends."   Read More


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    Live, Learn and Relish-The university campus Karyavattom

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    POSITIVES: *Large campus *Good infrastructure *Splendid departments *Satisfactory hostel facilities *Decent transportation connectivity *Offers a good social life *University funds and grants for programs and events *Large academic resources NEGATIVES: *Dropping of minor academic days due to large events and programs. *Lack of syllabus revision in some departments as they follows the old syllabus.


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    My college is a very good teacher are very helpful and tech well but facilities offered by our college is very bad. We don't have college auditorium, playground etc....


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    Sreerag S JPhysicsPursued 1st year
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    Got good research facilities actually have some advanced research instruments like XRD, UV visible spectrometer etc as I mentioned earlier, in a word you could say teachers are not matured enough should I add young teachers i couldnt say we dont go beyond


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    Best place to be in Kerala.

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    Saddam ShahB.SC COMPUTER SCIENCEPursued
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    School like environment with live friends and world class teachings.

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    College management will always be considered bad in any students views as they won't provide funds as we need and would be in objection to most of our needs and ideas but over management is not so bad.


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    Senate House Campus, Palayam
    Thiruvananthapuram - 695034
    Kerala , India

    0.53KmPalayam Bus Stop

    0471-2305994 , 2386228 , 2305840

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    15 Comments
    AMBILI AP

    How to apply m phil

    18 Jul, 2019 15:33
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ambili, application form can be filled online:

    • Registration Fee of INR 500 (INR 250 for reserved categories) is to be remitted to the A/C No: 67153233669 in any branch of State Bank of India using challan.
    • Candidates can also make the payment through online payment method like Credit Card, Debit card or Net-Banking.

    For further details, you may check the Admission Procedure of the university for the concerned course from here.

    18 Jul, 2019 15:52
    ARUN

    sir/madam, can i have the landline or phone number for admisssion process in Msc psychology???please leave a mesage

    15 Jun, 2019 15:01
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Arun, you can contact the university at 91-471-2305994, 91-471-2386228, 91-471-2305840.

    15 Jun, 2019 15:09
    ARUN

    i want to apply for msc psychology in this collage

    15 Jun, 2019 14:58
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Students who have done graduation in the relevant discipline with an aggregate of 45% (40% for reserved categories) will be considered eligible for the course. However, admission will be done on the basis of score in entrance examination followed by an interview conducted by the university.

    15 Jun, 2019 15:39
    Neenu Mary George

    May I know if the online portal for ug admission has been opened for kerala university?

    07 May, 2019 16:35
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Neenu, admission for UG courses are likely to start in second week of May 2019 (tentatively).

    07 May, 2019 17:32
    Noufal Ms

    Dear sir/madam, I have scored 91. 33%mark in hse exam of kerala syllabus. Will i be able to get an admission for microbiology in your college

    26 May, 2018 08:15
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Noufal, This college does not provides the microbiology

    22 Jun, 2018 17:33
    Arjun S

    Arjun S Dear sir/madam I want to study BBA What are the criterias . Is there any entrance exam for this course Or direct entry according to 2 marks

    09 May, 2018 11:54
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Arjun, To get the information about the Admission procedure is based on entrance test and the LAST DATE for application is on 10 of MAy, 2018 which is mentioned in this link :- Admission Procedure of this University.

    09 May, 2018 16:13
    Sadhana chingtham

    Dear sir / madam its there any entrance test for PG courses

    02 Mar, 2017 18:55
    Anahita feizollahzadehkhoiee

    DearSir/Madam Hello,I have two questions,how can I apply for phd course,and entrance test for Iranians is compulsory, thanks for your attention

    01 Mar, 2017 00:10
    Admin

    Hi Anahita, for admission to the Ph. D course, University conducts an entrance test (Optional). You may apply for the admission on the University website or by contacting via email at ku.release@gmail.com. For more details, please find the link http://collegedunia.com/university/25646-university-of-kerala-thiruvananthapuram/admission

    01 Mar, 2017 17:31
    MANEESHA S

    I wanted to know about entrance exam for M.Sc chemistry IN THE COLLEGES OF UNIVERSITY OF KERALA for 2017-2018

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03
    Roy Varghese

    I would like to know about Kerala University self financing collage semester fee for M Com, this year

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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