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Universities in Kerala

Updated on: Apr 15, 2013

Kerala is a culturally rich state. It is abundant with natural flora and fauna. Trivandrum is the capital of the state. The state is well known for its promotion and facilitation of education to a wide proportion of its masses, as a result of which the literacy rate in this state is very high. Its performance in higher education is commendable. Kerala is also considered one of the major academic centers of India.

Universities of Kerala offers courses at under graduate, Post graduate, doctoral levels. Professional courses in varied disciplines are alos offered. Certain specific program in agriculture and science and technology are also provided. Education is imparted through regular as well as distance mode.

Kerala, being one of the major hubs for education in India, is home to several universities. In the national educational backdrop, all these universities are of great importance and in various disciplines of study the universities in Kerala are offering a wide array of courses, starting from diploma to post doctorate degrees. If schools in Kerala are playing the most important role in revolutionizing basis educational standard of the state, universities in Kerala are highly active in upgrading higher education in Kerala. Almost in all the districts of Kerala there is at least one university and all these Kerala universities are not only offering courses on general stream of study but students can also opt for technological as well as several other vocational degrees.

The Kerala Universities are not only elevating standard of higher education in the state but also these are also hubs of cultivating culture and heritage of this state. In the national arena, Kerala has always maintained a special niche of its own from the cultural perspective and due to these universities in Kerala cultural foundation of this state has become stronger.

Following is a list of some of the important universities in Kerala:

   1. Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala
   2. Kannur University, Kerala
   3. Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala
   4. Kerala Kalamandalam, Kerala
   5. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala
   6. National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerala)
   7. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute For Medical Sciences and Technology, Kerala
   8. Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kerala
   9. University of Calicut, Kerala
  10. University of Kerala, Kerala

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