University of Kerala

country rank  36
world rank  1768

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University Overview

Established in 1937, University of Kerala is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Thiruvananthapuram (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Kerala (KU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kerala (KU) 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 81 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name कर्मणि व्यज्यते प्रज्ञा
Acronym KU
Founded 1937
Motto Wisdom manifests itself in action

University Location

Address University Buildings, Palayam
Thiruvananthapuram (population range: 250,000-499,999)
695 034 Kerala
India
T +91 (471) 230 6634
F +91 (471) 230 7158

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 50-60%
Admission Office University Buildings, Palayam
Thiruvananthapuram 695 534
+91 (471) 230 5631

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Kerala's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
1937


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)
  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018