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Calicut University, Calicut

Calicut University, Calicut

Calicut, Kerala NAAC-A Estd 1968 State University
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Updated On - November 29th 2018 by ANAMIKA MAHAJAN

Calicut University or the University of Calicut is a Public University located in Calicut city of Kerala. The University was established in the year 1968 and is accredited ‘Grade A’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Calicut University offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs through its affiliating colleges. It also offers various courses through University of Calicut Distance Education Admissions to most of the courses are done through Entrance Exams conducted by the University, while for few of them scores obtained in National/ State Level Entrance Exams are considered.

University of Calicut Undergraduate Courses and Eligibility

Calicut University offers undergraduate courses in various departments such as Commerce & Management Studies, Computer Science & Information Technology, Library & Information Science, Science & Technology, Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Health Sciences etc.

Calicut Univesity UG Admissions are offered to the candidates having passed 10+2 from a recognized board in relevant stream.

Key points:

  • Admission to UG courses such as BHM, B.Com (Hons.), B.P.Ed and B.P.Ed (Integrated) courses on the basis of an entrance test conducted at the university level.
  • For B.Tech, KEAM scores are required.
  • For UG Medical Courses, namely, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks in NEET UG followed by counseling.
  • For admission to rest of the UG courses, candidates need to appear in UG CAP round, a centralized counseling process as per their marks in 10+2.

University of Calicut Postgraduate Courses and Eligibility

Calicut University offers postgraduate courses in various departments such as Humanities, Commerce & Management Studies, Communication & Journalism, Education, Computer Application, Theater Arts, Tourism Administration, Social Work, Physical Education, Science & Information Technology, Library & Information Science, Science & Technology, Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Health Sciences etc.

Key points:

  • Admission to certain specializations of MA and M.Sc along with MSW, M.Li.Sc, MCA, M.Com, M.P.Ed MTA is offered on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the university.
  • For admission to rest of the PG courses, candidates need to appear in PG CAP round, a centralized counseling process as per their marks in Graduation.
  • Calicut University conducts the Calicut University Management Aptitude Test (CU MAT) to offer admission to MBA in both full-time and part-time modes.
  • GPAT and GATE score is mandatory for M.Pharm and M.Tech courses respectively.
  • NEET PG qualified candidates are eligible to apply for MD and MS courses while MDS and M.Ch/ DM courses require a valid score in NEET MDS and NEET SS respectively.
  • The university conducts its own entrance test for Ph.D., but GATE/ SLET/ CSIR-NET/ UGC-NET/ JRF passed candidates are also eligible to apply.

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University of Calicut Placement

Calicut University Placement cell supports the affiliated colleges in conducting the recruitment drive. The on-campus and off-campus interviews are organized by the affiliated colleges from time to time in order to generate maximum placement opportunities for the students.

University of Calicut Ranking

Ranking Body      


NIRF (India Rankings of 2017)

57th with a score of 38.45



BRICS University Rankings

6th among Indian Universities

18th position among the country’s Higher Education Institutions 

114th position among BRICS Nations

University of Calicut Scholarships

National and State Govt. have various scholarship schemes for the deserving and economically weak candidates. Calicut University helps the candidates to apply for such schemes and also offers reasonable support by organizing different competitions where the candidates can take part and win the monetary awards.

Things to Know about Calicut University

  • Calicut University Pareeksha Bhavan is the largest wing of the University. It conducts and oversees the examinations of 250 affiliated colleges.
  • Calicut University Exam Results are declared on semester basis and are made available at their official website from time to time.
  • The Central Library of Calicut University has more than 95,000 books and subscribes to 218 journals and 10 newspapers.
  • Calicut University is the Largest University in Kerala. It has more than 480 colleges with annual Intake of over 1 Lakh students.
  • According to a survey conducted by the Google, University of Calicut is the 4th most searched university across the globe and 1st among the most searched universities in India.

College rating

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Muhammed AbdurahimanMaster of Business Administration [MBA]Batch : 2015
Remarks -

The college management are very good, the experience d teachers well organized the management functions in the college

5/10food & accom
8/10social life
Deepak SBa LiteraturePursued 3rd year 2015 - 2016

Good experience.

Remarks -

Overall I would comment that our college is good the facilities they provide is great and the lecturer in the college are awesome but as the language should be improved they most of the lecturer dont not have the better communication in english so I prefe

4/10food & accom
5/10social life


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Malappuram (District)
Calicut - 673635
Kerala , India

0.34KmCalicut University Bus Stop

0471-2400241 , 2400252 , 2400224 , 2407202 , 2407227 , 2400816 , 2407016




Prashant kushwaha

How can take admission in b a

16 Jun, 2018 12:35
Garima Bansal

Hi Prashant, To get admission details for the b.a You may check this link:- Admissions.

07 Aug, 2018 17:45
A Athira

Hello mam is there any course based on biology for eg like bsc zoology

27 May, 2018 20:05
Ritika Sharma

Hi A Athira, This course is not offered by the college.

13 Sep, 2018 11:16
Ileana Ahammed

How can i apply for bsw in calicut university.

22 May, 2018 21:05
Garima Bansal

Hi Ileana, This course is not offered by the college

24 May, 2018 17:36
Razia Sulthana

How can i apply for bsc environmental science in calicut university

15 May, 2018 13:08
Akansha Expert

Hi Razia, To get the admission in B.Sc Environment course please check this link for :- Admission Procedure of this university.

15 May, 2018 16:57

How can I apply for distant MBA in calicut university. Is the time over.

02 Apr, 2018 20:42
Priya Sharma

Hi Anakharahul, you can relevant information at 0471-2400241 , 2400252 , 2400224 , 2407202 , 2407227 , 2400816 , 2407016.

11 May, 2018 16:30

I need to know about the admission details for MCA

16 Sep, 2017 00:10
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Laya, If you want to take admission in MCA program please read the details about the MCA program which is given below:

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: You should have passed any Bachelor’s Degree Course of minimum three years duration with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Appear in the entrance test conducted by the university is mandatory for this programme.

ADMISSION GUIDELINES: Admission based on entrance exam.

For more details please check this link: MCA Admission Details.

10 Oct, 2017 15:44

Hi,Am a BCA graduate .I wish to have admission in calicut university for the academic year 2018.What are procedures that i should go through? Thanks in advance

16 Sep, 2017 00:10
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Laya, Admission to all the programs is based on various university, state-level, and national-level aptitude tests. In the Postgraduate program, Candidates will be admitted through Post-Graduate Centralized Admission Process (PGCAP) to the university. For more details please check this link: Admission Details.

10 Oct, 2017 15:07

how can i apply for bca

23 May, 2017 15:05
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Achamma, To get the information regarding the admission details of BCA please read this link: Admission Details .

23 May, 2017 18:29
kuldeep Dhayal

all information regarding msc nursing including fee and eligibility

15 Apr, 2017 00:10

Hi Kuldeep, to get details on M. Sc. Nursing Course, please find the link

17 Apr, 2017 16:26

I would like to know the procedure t o apply for phd programme in calicut university on a part time basis.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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