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University of Calicut About Us

The University of  Calicut is an affiliating university in the southern state of Kerala in India. It is situated in Thenjipalam, in the district of Malappuram with a number of off-campus centres in neighbouring districts.

The Calicut University conducts courses and examinations for the students of the affiliated colleges.

Anvar Jahan Zuberi, a professor in Aligarh Muslim University, is the Vice Chancellor of the University. The main campus in Thenjipalam has departments in most of the science and humanities areas.

The departments offer post graduate courses and research programs. However, the main business in the campus is administration and conduct of examinations for all the affiliated colleges which number above 250.

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.

The Calicut University made the beginning by taking into its fold the four postgraduate departments set up by the University of Kerala at Calicut and 54 constituent colleges spread across seven northern districts. With ‘Nirmaya Karmana Sree’ as it motto, the Calicut University has surmounted challenges to emerge as the largest residential cum affiliating University in Kerala.

Its 31 post graduate departments and 304 affiliated colleges have now become a veritable light house beckoning lakhs of young men and women to benefit from higher education.

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University of Calicut Course Details :

Courses offered in Kattankulathur CampusDuration
Bachelor of Dental Surgery5 years
B.Sc. Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing4 years
Bachelor of Physiotherapy4 years + 6 months internship
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy4 years + 6 months internship
Bachelor of Pharmacy4 years
Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology4 years
Bachelor of Science in Optometry3 years
Bachelor of Science in Medical Lab Technology3 years
Bachelor of Medical Record Sciences2 years
P.B. B.Sc Nursing
P.B. Bachelor of Science in Nursing2 years
Courses offered in Ramapuram Campus, Chennai :
Courses offered in Ramapuram Campus, Chennai :
B.D.S.5 years

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Departments in Calicut University

University of Calicut Science Department

  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Zoology

Humanities Department in Calicut University

  • Centre for Folklore Studies
  • Department of Commerce and Management studies
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of History
  • Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Department of Library and Information Science
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Psychology
  • Kunhali Marakkar Centre for West Asian Studies
  • School of Drama
  • Centre for Womens’s Studies

Calicut University Department of Language and Literature

  • Department of Malayalam
  • Department of Russian
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of English
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Arabic

Education Department in University of Calicut

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension

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University of Calicut Affiliated Colleges

MBA Media ManagementGraduate
Entertainment Communication
Advertising and Marketing Communication
Corporate Communication
Science & Technology Communication
MCA ( Master of Computer Applications )BCA / Graduate
( Maths at 12th / Graduate Level )
Master of Journalism ( MJ )Graduate
M.A. Advertising & Public Relations ( MAAPR )
M.A. Broadcast Journalism ( MABJ )
*M.Phil Media StudiesPG in any Mass Communication Related Subject
M.Sc. Electronic Media ( M.Sc. EM )Graduate
M.A. Mass Communication ( MAMC )
PG Diploma CoursesVideo Production
Web Communication
Environment Communication
Indian Communication Traditions
Yogic Health Management and Spiritual Communication
B.Sc. Multimedia 12th with any subjects
B.Sc. Graphics and Animation
Bachelor of Computer Applications ( BCA )
Bachelor of Mass Communication ( BMC )
B.Sc. Electronic Media

District - Jabalpur
Government Autonomous Mahakaushal Arts & Commerce College.Government College of Education ( PSM ), Jabalpur.Hawabag Women's College, Jabalpur.Hitkarini Women's College, Jabalpur.
Hitkarini Law College, Jabalpur.Government Ayurved College, Jabalpur.G.S. College of Commerce & Economics, Jabalpur.D.N. Jain College, Jabalpur.
C.P. Mahila College, WrightTown, Jabalpur.St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur.N.E.S. Law College, Jabalpur.Government Autonomous M.H.Women's College of Home Science.
Government Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Medical College.Government S.S.A.College, Sihora, Jabalpur.N.E.S. Science College, Jabalpur.Government Education, Psychology & Sandarshan College.
Government Autonomous Science College, Jabalpur.Kesharwani College, Jabalpur.Government State Science Institute, Clock Tower Jabalpur.Navyug Arts and Commerce College, Jabalpur.
Hitkarini Women's TrainingCollege, Jabalpur.Shri Jankiraman College, Jabalpur.Shri Guruteg Bahadur Khalsa College, Jabalpur.Government O.F.K.College, Khamariya, Jabalpur.
Sanjay Gandhi Sarvodaya Science College, Jabalpur.Government GirlsCollege, Ranjhi, Jabalpur.Government College, Kundam, Jabalpur.Central India Law Institute, Jabalpur.
Government Autonomous Mankunwar Bai Women's College.Government College, Panagar, Jabalpur.Government College, Patan, Jabalpur.Maharshi Ved Vigyan Science, Arts & Commerce College, Gwarighat Road, Jabalpur.
Devisingh Kesharbai College, Shahpura, Bhitoni, Jabalpur.College of Material Management, Jabalpur.Hitkarini Science, Arts & Commerce College, Deotal.Shri Nilkanth Law College, Jabalpur.
Mata Gujari Women's College, Jabalpur.Xavier Institute of Development Action and Studies.Priyadarshani AnjumanIslamiya Girls College, Jabalpur.Regional Institute of Management & Technology, Jabalpur.
Smt. Kamlabai Tripathi, Bargi Nagar, Jabalpur.Navambay Arts & Commerce College, Jabalpur.H.B. College, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur.Jabalpur College of Computers & Communication, Jabalpur.
A.P.N College, Jabalpur.St. Paul's College, Jabalpur. Pragya College, Katangi, Jabalpur .Bhavani Prasad Shukla Arts & Commerce College, Sihora.
Millenium College, Jabalpur.Jabalpur Public College, Jabalpur.Vikramaditya Arts - Commerce College, Jabalpur.Shri Guru Nanak Women's College, Jabalpur.
Jabalpur Institute of Nursing Science & Research, Jabalpur.Mahatma Gandhi Homeopathic College, Jabalpur.Anushree Homeopathic College, Jabalpur.Saraswati College of Education, Jabalpur.
Swami Vivekanand Adarsh College, Jabalpur.Lakshmibai Sahu College, Jabalpur.Satya Prakash College of Education, Jabalpur.Dr. Hari Ram Mishra College of Education, Jabalpur.
Vijayashree Education Institute, Jabalpur.Gyan Ganga College of Education, Jabalpur.Thakur Lalsingh.Memorial Education Society College, Jabalpur.D.P. Chaturvedi Science & Commerce College, Jabalpur.
Reva B.Ed.College, Jabalpur.Gurukul College of Education, Jabalpur.Balaji College of Education, Jabalpur.Centre for Higher Ayurvedic Allopathic, Jabalpur.
Amarjyoti Institute of Nursing Science & Research, Jabalpur.Nachiketa College, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur.Swayamprabha Institute of Para - medical Technology, Jabalpur.Indian Institute of Para - medical Technology, Jabalpur.
Dr. Radhakrishnan College of Education, Jabalpur.Shambhavi College of Education, Jabalpur.Hitkarini Dental College, Jabalpur.G.S.B. College, Barela, Jabalpur.
Government J.S.T. P.G. College, Balaghat.Government Aranya Bharti College, Baihar, Balaghat.Government S.S.P. Arts, Commerce, Science & Law College, Waraseoni.Government K.N.S. Girls' College, Balaghat.
Government Arts College, Katangi, Balaghat.Government Degree College, Paraswara, Balaghat.Government Degree College, Lanji, Balaghat.Late Mukin Patel Sikshan College, Balaghat.
Sardar Patel College of Technology, Balaghat.R.H.S. Arts, Commerce & Science College, Kirnapur, Balaghat.Rani Avantibai College, Bhandara, Balaghat.Smt. S.M.Dev Homeopathic College, Balaghat.
Satyasai College of Education, Budbuda, Balaghat.Vivek Jyoti College.
District - Dindori
Government Chandra Vijay College, Dindori.Government Degree College, Shahpura, Dindori.

Vidyasagar University ( Affiliated Colleges )
Bajkul Milani MahavidyalayaBelda CollegeBhatter CollegeEgra Sarada Sashi Bhusan College
Garhbeta CollegeJhargram Raj CollegeK. D. College of CommerceKharagpur College
Mahisadal Girls' CollegeMahisadal Raj CollegeMidnapore CollegeMoyna College
Mugberia Gangadhar MahavidyalayaNarajole Raj CollegePanskura Banamali CollegePingla Thana Mahavidyalaya
Prabhat Kumar CollegeRabindra Satabarshiki MahavidyalayaRaja N.L.Khan MahavidyalayaRamnagar College
Sabang Sajani Kanta MahavidyalayaSeva Bharati MahavidyalayaSevayatan Sikshan MahavidyalayaSilda Chandra Sekhar College
Sitananda CollegeTamralipta MahavidyalayaVidyasagar Teachers' Training CollegeVivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya
Vivekananda Satabarshiki MahavidyalayaYogada Satsang Palpara MahavidyalayaChandrakona Vidyasagar MahavidyalayaSubarnarekha Mahavidyalaya
Haldia Government CollegeHijli CollegeVidyasagar School of Social WorksKhejuri College
Vidyasagar Institute of HealthMidnapore Rehabilitation Centre for ChildrenMidnapore Law CollegeHaldia Law College
International Institute of Maritime Studies & ResearchVivekananda Mission AssamCollege of Paramedical ScienceInstitute of Education
Sarsuna Law CollegeRatulia Secondary Teachers' Training InstituteKabi Sukanta Secondary Teachers' Training InstituteSukumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya
Santal Bidroha Satabarshiki MahavidyalayaDebra Thana Sahid Kshudiram Smriti MahavidyalayaChipat S.P.B. MahavidyalayaMaharaja Nandakumar Mahavidyalaya
Sanskrit A. B. Smriti Mahavidyalaya   

Important dates
Application forms will be issued from02.05.2011 ( Monday )
Last date for issue of Application forms21.05.2011 ( Saturday )
Last date for receipt of filled in Application forms25.05.2011 ( Wednesday )
Date & Time of Entrance Examination05.06.2011 ( Sunday ) 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

S.No.Integrated First Degree Programs ( 6 Semesters )Eligibility Criteria
1.B.S. Engineering TechnologyTechnical Diploma / B.Sc. or equivalent with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.
2.B.S. Information Systems
Higher Degree Programs ( 4 Semesters )
5.M. S. Software SystemsIntegrated First Degree of BITS or equivalent such as B.E / M.Sc. with minimum one year relevant work experience.
6.M. S. Manufacturing Management

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Calicut University School of  Distance Education

Calicut University Distance Education established in 1981, the School has emerged as a major distance education provider in Kerala. Annually about 30 thousand students enrol for the programs of the School available under two streams – Regular and Open.

Regular Stream Courses are meant for those who wish to pursue their studies though Calicut University Distance Education mode provided they satisfy the conditions prescribed for admission to the graduate and postgraduate programs offered in colleges affiliated to the University.

Open stream courses are tailored to meet the educational needs of those who have not acquired the basic qualification needed for admission to regular courses. All those who attain the age of 18 years on July, in the year of admission are eligible to seek admission to open stream courses However, such candidates must appear for an entrance examination conducted by the School and secure a minimum of 35% mark.

Currently, the School offers 16 graduate courses, 13 postgraduate courses and two diploma courses. Students admitted to these courses are provided printed study materials. All students are expected to attend contact programs and training sessions arranged regularly at notified centres.

The School has approved 18 educational institutions in different States of India to enrol students for various courses offered by the School. Also, the School has six approved overseas centres at Sharjah, Abu Dhabi , Doha , Kuwait and Bahrain .

Distance Education Courses in Calicut University

B.Sc. Medical Radio & Imaging Technology10+2 ( PCB / PCM )3½ Years
P.G.D. in Clinical Diagnostics10+2+3 ( B.Sc. )1½ Year
M.Sc. Microbiology10+2+3 / Equivalent2 Years
M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Nursing
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology
M.Sc. Biochemistry
Master of Physiotherapy

University of Calicut Distance Education Contact Details

School of Distance Education,
University of Calicut,
Thenjipalam, Kozhikode,
Kerala, India,
Pin Code : 673 635,
Phone No. : + 91 – 493 – 2400288,
Fax : + 91 – 493 – 400269 or + 91 – 493 – 400288,
Email :

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Calicut University Address

University of Calicut,
Calicut University p.o .,
Kerala, India,Malappuram,
Pin : 673 635,
Phone No. : 91 494  240 7227 – 48,91 494  0494 240 0816- 48, 50 – 52 , 2401665 – 72,
Website :


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