University of Calicut

country rank  35
world rank  2168

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, University of Calicut is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Tenhipalam (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kerala. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vadakara, Thrissur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Calicut (CU) is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Calicut (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name कालीकट विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym CU
Founded 1968
Motto Prosperity will be produced by pure action

University Location

Address Calicut University PO
Tenhipalam (population range: 10,000-49,999)
673 635 Kerala
India
T +91 (494) 240 0241
F +91 (494) 240 0269
Other locations Vadakara, Thrissur

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Calicut's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018