कन्नूर विश्वविद्यालय

country rank  213
world rank  6497

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Kannur University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Kannur (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Kannur University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kannur University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name कन्नूर विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1996
Motto tamasoma jyotir gamaya (From darkness, lead me to light)

University Location

Address Thavakkara Campus, Civil Station PO
Kannur (population range: 50,000-249,999)
670 562 Kerala
T +91 (497) 278 2310
F +91 (497) 278 2190

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council of Teacher Education NCTE; Bar Council of India BCI


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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020