Calicut University

Tirur - Calicut Road, Thenhipalam, Kerala 673635

Kerala | Approved By NAAC-A | Type : State | Estd: 1968

Calicut University is also popular as the University of Calicut which is situated in Malappuram district of Kerala state in India. It is the second University is established in Kerala in 1968 and affiliated by UGC & Accredited “Grade A” by NAAC.

The University of Calicut has 480 affiliated colleges which provide various undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and masters programs and recognized by NIRF. The University also provides Distance Learning Education which offers admission in various courses. Candidates have to qualify an entrance exam taken by the University to get admission in  University of Calicut Distance Education.

Calicut University is the most searched university in India and it has almost 100,000 students enrolled per year.

University of Calicut Facts and Figures:

Number of Affiliated Colleges480
Post Graduate Departments30
Ranking By NIRF 73
Affiliated byUniversity Grants Commission of India (UGC)

University of Calicut Admissions:

Calicut University Undergraduate Admission:

The University of Calicut provides admission in various undergraduate courses of Commerce, Science, and Arts fields. To enroll in Calicut University undergraduate courses, candidate should have got 50% marks in 10+2 from a recognized board. Students can apply for Calicut University Undergraduate Admission if they:

  • Give University Level entrance exam to take admission in BHM, B.Com (Hons.) and B.P.Ed courses.
  • For UG technical courses like, candidates have to qualify and score well in KEAM.
  • For Getting MBBS or any other medical degree, NEET UG scores are required.
  • To get admission in other courses, candidate has to qualify UG CAP(Centralised Admission Process) which is taken by the University of Calicut. The candidate is selected in this round based on 10+2 Marks.

Calicut University Postgraduate Admission:

The University of Calicut provides admission in postgraduate courses in different streams like Engineering, Management, Commerce, Science, Humanities and Arts, Fashion, Mass Media and Communications, Medical, Paramedical, Dental Hospitality, Architecture, Law, Computer Applications, Education, Pharmacy, Agriculture etc.

  • Candidates have to Give University Level entrance exam to take admission in MA, M.Com (Hons.), MSW, M.Li.Sc and M.Sc courses.
  • To get admission in other postgraduation courses, candidate has to qualify UG CAP(Centralised Admission Process) which is taken by the University of Calicut.
  • The candidate who has been qualified KMAT, CAT, CMAT exams are eligible to apply for MBA in Calicut University.
  • To take admission in technical courses like GATE score is required and for medical courses like MD and MS, NEET PG score is required. For MDS and M.Ch/ DM courses, NEET MDS and NEET SS exams should be qualified by the candidate.
  • For admission in Ph.D., GATE/ SLET/ CSIR-NET/ UGC-NET/ JRF scores are mandatory and candidate can also appear in University Level entrance exam to get admission in Ph.d.

Calicut University offered Courses

The University of Calicut offered various courses in different streams. Candidate can take admission in these list of different courses.

  • Integrated Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy [M.Phil-Ph.D]
  • Master of Arts [MA]
  • Master of Science [MSc.]
  • Master of Commerce [M.Com.]
  • Master of Business Administration [M.B.A]
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS]
  • Master of Communication and Journalism [M.C.J]
  • Master of Library and Information Science [M.L.I.Sc.]
  • Master of Education [M.Ed.]
  • Master of Computer Application [MCA]
  • Master of Theatre Arts [MTA]
  • Master of Tourism Administration [MTA]
  • Master of Social Work [MSW]
  • Master of Physical Education [M.PEd]
  • Master of Physiotherapy [MPT]
  • Master of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [MASLP]
  • Master of Technology [M.Tech]
  • Doctor of Medicine [MD]
  • Doctor of Medicine [MD] (Homoeo)
  • Doctor of Medicine [MD] (Ayurveda)
  • Master of Dental Surgery [MDS]
  • Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm]
  • Master of Science – Nursing
  • Master of Surgery [MS]
  • Master of Surgery [MCh]
  • Doctor of Medicine [DM]
  • PG Diploma
  • Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts [BA]
  • Bachelor of Science [BSc]
  • Bachelor of Commerce [BCom]
  • Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]
  • Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery [BDS]
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM]
  • Bachelor of Physical Education [BPE]
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm]
  • Bachelor of Physical Education [B.PEd]
  • Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management [BTHM]
  • Bachelor of Social Work [BSW]
  • Bachelor of Multimedia Communication [BMMC]
  • Bachelor of Theatre Arts [BTA]
  • Bachelor of Library Science [B.LiSc]
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy [BPT]
  • Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery [BHMS]
  • Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine, and Surgery [BAMS]
  • Bachelor of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology  [BASLP]
  • Bachelor of Legislative Law [LLB]
  • Master of Laws [LLM]
  • Bachelor of Technology [BTech]
  • Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]
  • Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]
  • Certificate Courses  

University of Calicut Scholarships:

Government of Kerala provide various scholarships to those who belong to the financially poor background. Candidates who cannot afford their studies and coming from financially poor families can apply for various scholarships schemes and programs. Calicut University provides various monetary awards to deserving candidates and also organize different competitions to help students financially and give monetary awards to them.

University of Calicut Facilities:

Calicut University provides lots of Infrastructure and hostel facilities to encourage students studies and help them to get educated very easily.

Calicut Infrastructure Facilities:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Office
  • Administration Block
  • Pareeksha Bhavan
  • School of Distance Education
  • Academic Staff College
  • Educational and Multimedia Research Centre
  • Computer Centre
  • University Library
  • Students Trap
  • Madhava Observatory
  • Guest House
  • Seminar Hall

Other Facilities:

  • Medical
  • Hostel
  • Gym
  • Sports
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Laboratory
  • Auditorium
  • Computer labs

University of Calicut Placement:

Calicut University provides various on campus and off campus placements which helps students to get the job. Affiliated Colleges of Calicut University aims to generate maximum job opportunities for Students via conducting the recruitment drive.

University of Calicut Companies visited:

  • Infosys
  • Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL)
  • Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.
  • Tech Mahindra

University of Calicut Courses and Fees:

Find courses related to your interest and also get the fees and other necessary details like Streams, Eligibility, Affiliated Colleges, Seats, Course Duration, Brochure etc.  

University of Calicut Contact Details:


The Director,

Tagore Niketan Calicut University

Malappuram, Pin-673635, Kerala



Phone Number: 0494-2407152

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