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Ranked 76 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 90 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 40 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Ranked 45 for Overall by QS 2020
Ranked 39 for Overall by QS 2019
Calicut University - [CU], Calicut

Calicut University - [CU], Calicut

Calicut, Kerala UGC Estd 1968 State University NAAC Grade A Ranked 76 for Overall by NIRF 2020+4 more

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 The University of Calicut, also known as Calicut University is a State University established in 1968. The esteemed university is also ranked 54th in University Category and 76th in Overall Category by NIRF. Calicutt University is also ranked 40th by Outlook I-CARE Rankings. 

Calicut University caters to more than 2.75  lakh students each year and is the largest affiliating university in the state of Kerala. The university offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D. courses in both Full-Time and Distance Mode. All the programs in Calicut University are offered under the nine schools, illustrated below:

School of LiteratureSchool of Chemical and Physical SciencesSchool of Bioscience
School of EducationSchool of Social SciencesSchool of Information and Communication Studies
School of Fine ArtsSchool of Mathematics and Computational SciencesSchool of Business Studies

Calicut University Important Dates 2020

Calicut University Degree Trial Allotment September 8, 2020 (5 PM) Published
First AllotmentSeptember 24, 2020
Second Allotment October 06, 2020
Fee Payment for Second Degree AllotmentOctober 06- October 15, 2020
B.Ed Registration Last DateOctober 17, 2020
M.Ed Registration Commences onOctober 1, 2020
Last Date to Register and Fee PaymentOctober 17, 2020
Rank List Release DateOctober 20, 2020
Admission for UG CategoryOctober 27, 2020
Admission under Reservation CategoryOctober 28, 2020
Admission under Community, Management etcNovember 2, 2020
Closing Date of AdmissionNovember 30, 2020

Calicut University Highlights

Established | Type1968 | State University
Campus Area526.3 acres
AccreditationsGrade A by NAAC
Approved byAICTE
Total Departments35
Total Affiliated Colleges398
Total Faculty123
Entrance ExamState-level: KEAM
National-level: NEAT, NATA, GATE, GPAT, NET, CAP
University-level: CUMAT
Types of Programs | No. of ProgramsUG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D. | 230+
Mode of RegistrationOnline
Official Website
Gender IntakeBoth Male and Female
Type of ProgramsFull Time/ Part Time

Calicut University Courses

Calicut University offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specializations like Commerce & Management Studies, Computer Science & Information Technology, Library & Information Science, Science & Technology, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences and many more. The table below indicates the name of the courses and their eligibility:

Course NameEligibility
B.A. (Hons)

Courses: Geography, Kannada, English, Malayalam, Sociology, Tamil, Urdu, Music, Veena, Violin, Sanskrit, Travel & Tourism Management, Arabic, Economics, Psychology, Islamic

Eligibility: Intermediate(10+2) with at least 50% in any stream

Duration: 3 Years

B.Sc (Hons)

Courses: Biotechnology, Applied Physics, Aquaculture, Applied Statistics, Costume and Fashion Designing, Biochemistry, Botany, Bio Physics, Polymer Chemistry, Physics, Plant Science

Eligibility: Intermediate(10+2) with 50% in Maths/Biology and 50% in Physics and Chemistry together.

Duration: 3 Years

B.Com/ BBA

Eligibility: 10+2 with at least 50% marks

Duration: 3 Years


Subjects: Civil Engineering, Printing Technology, Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering

Eligibility: Intermediate(10+2) with 50% in Maths/Biology and 50% in Physics and Chemistry together

Duration: 4 Years


Subjects: Arabic, Economics, English, Hindi, Malayalam, Music, Philosophy, Women's Studies, Islamic Studies, Tamil, Sociology, Folklore Studies, Sanskrit

Eligibility: B.A. Graduate with at least 50% in the relevant subjects.

Duration: 2 Years


Subjects: Physiology, Plant Science, Fish Processing Technology And Quality Control, Cyber Security, Home Science, Applied Geology, Geography, General Biotechnology, Psychology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Zoology

Eligibility: B.Sc. Graduate with at least 50% in the relevant subjects.

Duration: 2 Years


Subjects: Healthcare, International Finance

Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: BCA or Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering with 50% marks

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: B.E/ B.Tech Graduates with at least 45% in the relevant subjects

Duration: 2 Years


Subjects: West Asian Studies, Botany, Theatre Arts, Comparative Literature, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Education, Arabic, History, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Microbiology, Philosophy

Eligibility: M.Phil/ Master’s degree with at least 55% in the relevant subjects

Duration: 3 Years

Check: Calicut University Courses and Fees

Calicut University Admissions

Admission to several specializations of various UG, PG, Ph.D. courses are based on viz:

  • Admission to courses such as B.Com (Hons), B.P.Ed, and BHM is done on the basis of entrance test conducted by the University.
  • 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 UGfollowed by counseling.
  • For admission to the rest of the UG courses, candidates need to appear in UG CAP round, a centralized counseling process as per their marks in 10+2.

Check: Calicut University UG Admissions 

  • 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 the 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 candidates having passed GATE/ SLET/ CSIR-NET/ UGC-NET/ JRF are also eligible to apply.

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Calicut University Results

The university conducts examination for all the courses in a phased manner. It releases results in the month of March every year. Students can check the same by visiting the examination portal on the official website. Students have to just enter their registration number and a verification code prompted by the website. They can also check the result for supplementary exams, revaluation, time table and syllabus for the programs offered by the university. 

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Calicut University Placement

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

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Calicut University Scholarships

The National and State Government has 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.

Calicut University Facilities

The campus at the University is designed according to the needs of the modern era. The campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled with 8 MBPS of high-speed internet facility. Also, the University has a Biometric Punching System with an electronic ID card. 

  1. Library: The Calicut University library plays an important role in the provision of information to the academic community in the Malabar region. It has a collection of about 95,000 books and subscribes to 218 Journals and 16 Newspapers. It has the distinction of being the first fully computerized University Library in the state of Kerala. A list of new books added to the library collection is brought out regularly and sent to all the teaching departments of the university.
  2. Computer Centre: It is the central hub for ICT related services for the University. With the implementation of various FOSS based e-Governance initiatives, the center is in a unique position to serve the University for all its ICT needs.
  3. Botanical Garden: It has developed into an excellent center of biodiversity and ex situ conservation of tropical Indian flora and exotic species. This is the core area where visitors are not permitted to disturb the vegetation.

Apart from this, the University also has a Science Instrumentation Centre, Central Sophisticated Instrumentation Facility, Observatory center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, and a museum as well. 

Calicut University FAQs

Ques. How to download Hall Ticket from Calicut University?

Ans. To download the hall ticket, one must visit the official website of the University. Click on the ‘Online Portal’ and then click on ‘Hall Tickets’. Select your course and click on the link available. Now enter the Register Number and Date of Birth and click on the submit button. The hall ticket will appear on the screen. 

Ques. How to calculate CGPA in Calicut University results? 

Ans. To calculate CGPA, one simply divides the total score of grade points for all subjects scored in different semesters by the total number of credit hours attended. Additionally, the university has a CGPA calculator available on the official website. 

Ques. How to apply for a Calicut University degree certificate?

Ans. The official website of the university provides the facility of downloading the certificate for a degree. One need to login on the portal using the registration number and Date of Birth. After logging in, fill in all the necessary details like Communication Address, Mobile Number, and E-mail address. The student must upload a recent passport size photograph and self-attested certificates. 

Ques. How to get old results of Calicut University?

Ans. Visit the official website of the university and visit the Pareeksha Exam. After that, click on ‘Examinations Results’ and the result page will appear. Choose your course and enter the registration number and security code. Click on the ‘Submit’ button and the result will apply. 

Ques. How many colleges are affiliated to Calicut University?

Ans. There are a total of 480 colleges affiliated to the university with a total intake of nearly 1 lakh students. These colleges are located in districts like Thrissur, Malappuram, Palakkad, Wayanad. 

Ques. What are the courses offered by Distance Education in Calicut University?

Ans. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses to students including BA, M.Sc, B.Sc, and B.Com

Ques. When do the Calicut University Results declare?

Ans. Calicut University Exam Results are declared on a semester basis and are made available at their official website from time to time.

Ques. How to reach Calicut University?

Ans. The university is located at a distance of around 24 km from Calicut city. The nearest railway station is Parappanangadi (12 km from the campus).

Calicut University - [CU], Calicut Fees & Eligibility

M.Sc₹4,770 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
B.Sc₹39,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Phil₹6,575 (Total Fees)Post Graduation
MBA₹48,000 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
B.Tech₹35,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
BA₹48,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Tech₹3,570 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Select Degree : M.Sc B.Sc M.Phil MBA B.Tech BA BBA B.Com B.P.Ed B.Com {Hons.} B.Ed BMC M.Tech M.A M.Com M.P.Ed MSW M.H.A [Hospital] M.C.A M.Phil. PG Diploma Diploma PG Certificate Certification + 18 More
Select Stream : Arts Science Education Medical Computer Applications Engineering Mass Communications Management Agriculture Hotel Management Commerce Animation Architecture Design Vocational Courses + 10 More

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      30 Reviews found

      Mrudul prMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)
      Enrolled : 2020

      Better you only find internship

      Remarks -
      7 /10

      Calicut University certificate value in A grade certificate. In Kerala Calicut University provide the most valuable certificate because of the toughest syllabus.

      10/10campus life
      Admission -
      4.3 /10

      Since I don't want to study away from kerela, Calicut University is the best to opt in our state Kerela. Being one of the most recognised college studying in Kerela. Also I was very good at sports, which is my passion. So even after my parents forcing me opt betech, strictly wanted to focus on just sport and improve my skill.

      7/10social life
      Batch : 2018
      Admission -
      8.3 /10

      Good reputation and good selection of courses. It was one of the best colleges in the state. I also had relatives who were part of the institution and they too recommended it. They also had a high number of students placed in different reputed companies and the high quality infrastructure along with world class teaching staff made it a no brainer.

      9/10social life
      Admission -
      10 /10

      Teacher's and management is friendly attitude,teachers are teaching well. Then this college is standing in very beautiful place so like it and best caring of students. then I like MBA and become a business man.

      10/10social life
      StudentB tech
      Batch : 2016
      Admission -
      4.3 /10

      I need to study b tech degree. also I want to study in Kerala. So I applied for keam exam and I wrote Keam exam and passed. I searched through it. And I found Calicut university. It is One of the best university in Kerala.

      6/10social life
      Athira S MenonM. Com
      Batch : 2020
      Admission -
      8.7 /10

      Quality of education provided by the University and the faculty was good the college atmosphere, colleagues etc was the main factors for choosing the particular course as well as university for further higher studies.

      9/10social life
      Ajmal FawazBtech
      Batch : 2018
      Admission -
      6.7 /10

      Credibility and the university was so wonderful. There are many friends who studied over there, thus they recommended to join there. Ambiance and the behaviour of professors were so deligate and compassionate

      7/10social life
      Batch : 2019
      Admission -
      7 /10

      by taking different perspectives or points of view. First of all its a govt college with good academics. 1)academics, 2) campus life, 3) Athletics,4)admissions, and on so forth.

      7/10social life
      Batch : 2019
      Admission -
      4.3 /10

      calicut University is the nearby university.and its is the one of the major University that held beyond 3 district. it is the one of the most famous university in kerala.and its one of the most old university in kerala

      5/10social life
      Muhammed Safwan BBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Costume Design and Fashion)
      Batch : 2015


      Admission -
      5.5 /10

      College University was good. But the institute we studies was quite small and compact. But they did their best and wr are okay.

      8/10social life
      4/10campus life

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      Malappuram (District)
      Calicut - 673635
      Kerala , India

      0.34KmCalicut University Bus Stop

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





      Geology is not listed in streams.. However this page lists the college..

      05 Nov, 2019 04:16
      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

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