University of Kerala

country rank  60
world rank  3884

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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 medium city of Thiruvananthapuram (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, University of Kerala (KU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Indian 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 83 years old Indian 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. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name കേരള സർ‌വകലാശാല
Acronym KU
Founded 1937
Motto Wisdom manifests itself in action

University Location

Address University Buildings, Palayam
Thiruvananthapuram
695 034 Kerala
India
Tel +91 (471) 230 6634
Fax +91 (471) 230 7158

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office University Buildings, Palayam
Thiruvananthapuram 695 534
(471) 230 5631

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Kerala's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of 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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020