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University of Calicut in Calicut

The University of Calicut, the second university to be set up in Kerala, came into being in 1968 with the objective of developing human resources in the northern districts of Kerala by extending the reach of higher education and by promoting research in all areas of development with particular emphasis on technology and art and culture of Kerala. University of Calicut offers 31 post graduate departments and 304 colleges are affiliated to this university of different districts. The departments offer post graduate courses and research programmes. The main work of the university is to administration and conduct of examinations for all the affiliated colleges.

The Pareeksha Bhavan is the nerve centre of university examination. It conducts examinations for all courses of the University, arranges for the valuation of answer scripts, processes marks, and announces results and issues diplomas, degrees and certificates

Calicut University Departments

Department of Biotechnology Department of Botany
Department of Chemistry Department of Computer Science
Department of Life Science Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics Department of Statistics
Department of Zoology Center of Folklore Studies
Department of Commerce and Management Studies Department of History
Department of Economics Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
Department of Library and Information Science Department of Psychology
Department of Philosophy School of Drama
Kunhali Marakkar Centre for West Asian Studies Center of Women’s Studies
Department of Malayalam Department of Russian
Department of Sanskrit Department of English
Department of Hindi Department of Arabic
Department of Education Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension

Courses offered by University of Calicut

Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D

Arabic Botany Chemistry
Economics Education English
Hindi History Mathematics
Philosophy Physics Psychology
Sanskrit Zoology

Master Degree Courses

M.A Arabic,Comparative Literature,Economics, English,Politics,Women Studies,Sociology , Folklore studies,Geography,Hindi, Russian, History,Malayalam,Urdu,Music, Philosophy,Psychology, Sanskrit,Tamil,West Asian Studies,Afsal-Ul-Ulama,Islamic Studies
Msc Acqua Culture and Fishery, Microbiology,Applied Zoology, Applied Plant Science, Applied Chemistry, Applied Geology,Bio-Chemistry,Bio-Technology,Bioinformatics,Botany (M.Sc. Plant Science),Chemistry,Clinical Psychology,Computer Science,Electronics,Environmental Science,Family and Community Science,Food Science And Technology,General Biotechnology,Geology,Health And Yoga Therapy,Home Science and Nutrition Dietetics,Life Sciences,Mathematics,Medical Laboratory Technology,Medical Microbiology,Medical Bio-chemistry,Micro-Biology,Nursing,Psychology,Physics,Physiology,Plantation Development,Plant Science,Polymer Chemistry,Radiation Physics,Statistics,Zoology
M.Com Commerce
MBA Business Administration
M.C.J Communication and Journalism
M.L.I.Sc. Library and Information Science
M.Ed. Education
MTA Theatre Arts
MTA Tourism Administration
MSW Social Work
M.PEd Physical Education
MPT Physiotherapy
MASLP Audiology and Speech Language Pathology
MTECH Mechanical,Chemical,Electrical,Environmental,Thermal System,Embedded System
MD Anesthesiology,Bacteriology,Biochemistry,Dermatology and Venereology,Forensic Medicine,Medicine,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Pathology,Pediatrics,Pharmacology,Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Physiology,Psychiatry,Radiodiagnosis,Radiotherapy,Social and Preventive Medicine,Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases
MD (Homoeo) Organone of Medicine, Matera Medica,Repertory
MD (Ayurveda) Manasaroga, Agatatantra
MDS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics ,Orthodontics, Oral Pathology & Microbiology,Periodontics,Conservative Dentistry
MSc Nursing Obstetrical & Gynecological ,Psychiatric Nursing, Medical & Surgical Nursing ,Peadiatric Nursing,Community & Health Nursing
MS Surgery, Anatomy ,Ophthalmology ,Orthopedics ,ENT
M ch Pediatric Surgery,Urology ,Plastic Surgery,Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,Neuro Surgery
DM Gastroentrology,Cardiology ,Nephrology,Neurology

Bachelor Degree Courses

BA Afsal Ul-Ulama,Arabic,Developmental Economics,Economics,English, Functional English Foreign Trade and Practice,Geography , Hindi,History,Islamic History,Malayalam ,Music, Mass Communication ,Politics, Philosophy, Sanskrit,Sociology ,Tamil,Travel and Tourism,Urdu
BSc Acqua Culture and Fishery Microbiology,Applied Statistics,Biochemistry,Bio-Technology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science,Costume and Fashion , Technology,Electronics,Environmental Science and Water Management,Family and Community Science,Food Technology,Genetics,Geology,Hotel Management and catering science ,Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Microbiology, Information Technology,Mathematics ,Medical BioChemistry,Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Microbiology,Medical Radiological Technology,Microbiology,Nursing,Optoelectronics,Psychology,Physics, Physiology,Physiotherapy,Plant Science,Polymer Chemistry,Printing Technology,Statistics,Zoology
BCom Commerce
BHM Hotel Management
BPE Physical Education
BTHM Tourism and Hotel Management
BPT Physiotherapy
BTech Applied Electronics and Instrumentation,Automobile,Biomedical,,Biotechnology,Chemical , Civil ,Computer Science,Electrical & Communication,Electrical & Electronics,Information Technology,Instrumentation & Control System ,Printing Technology,Production cum Plant,Mechanical
B.Ed Arabic,English,Malayalam,Hindi,Sanskrit,Urdu,Physical Science,Natural Science,Social Science,Mathematics, Computer Science,Commerce

PG Diploma/ Diploma

PG DIPLOMA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Therapeutic Counseling, English Communication, Virtual Communication & Creative Media,Natural Disaster Management,Translation and Secretarial Practice(Arabic),Post Afzal-Ul-Ulama
,Post Basic Nursing
DIPLOMA Commercial Arabic, Russian Language , Russian Language (Advanced Diploma Course) , Translation & Secretariat Practice, Translation and Secretariat Practice in Hindi,English for Effective Communication,Spocken Arabic,Obstetrics & Gynecology(DGO) ,Dermatology & Venereology(DVD),Ophthalmology(DO), Child Health,Otorenolaryngology(DLO),Anesthsia(DA),Orthopaedics(D.Ortho), Radiology,Clinical Pathology(DCP)

Certificate Courses

  • Commercial & Spoken Hindi
  • English for Effective Communication
  • Foundation Course in Russian
  • Russian Language
  • Spoken Arabic

Distance Education Programme of University of Calicut

Distance Education Programme was established in 1981, the School has emerged as a major distance education provider in Kerala. Annually about 30 thousand students enrol for the programmes of the School available under two streams – Regular and Open. University Distance Education Programme offers 16 graduate courses, 13 postgraduate courses and two diploma courses. Students admitted to these courses are provided printed study materials.
Distance Education Course List–

University of Calicut Facilities

  • University Library– The Calicut University Library, established in 1971.It has a collection of about ninety five thousand books and subscribes to 218 Journals and 10 Newspapers.
  • Seminars
  • Scholarships
  • Student Union
  • The Book Shop
  • Guest Houses– University Guest House complex situated on the main campus of the University has 40 well-provided rooms
  • Seminar Complex– The Seminar Complex, located on the main campus of the University, is a multi-conference facility with 400 seating-capacity and is fullt air conditioned

University of Calicut Location and Development

The University campus, located at Tenhipalam in Malappuram district, 24 km south of Calicut city, is the main hub of academic activities. There are 304 colleges affilated to this university of which 83 are located in Kozhikode district, 72 in Thrissur, 82 in Malappuram, 50 in Palakkad and 10 in Wayanad district.

Phone Nos:
0494 - 2407227, 0494 - 2400816

Email Ids:


Malappuram (District), PIN 673 635
Calicut University PO, Kerala, India,

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