University of Kerala

University of Kerala Ranking

country rank: 60
world rank: 3884

University Overview

The University of Kerala was founded in 1937 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the medium city of Thiruvananthapuram (population range of 250,000-499,999 people), Kerala. University of Kerala (KU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Kerala (KU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 83-year-old Indian higher-education school has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an admission rate of 50-60%, this Indian higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. KU additionally offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

University of Kerala Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Kerala
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Social Media


University of Kerala's Facebook page for social networking









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