Central University of Kerala

The Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, came into being in 2009 under the Central Universities Act 2009 with 17 students enrolling in two PG programmes. Beginning its journey from a rented place to a full fledged institution, CU Kerala has come a long way. Currently, the institution offers seventeen postgraduate and research programmes with a total enrolment of 1098 odd students, in the academic year of 2017-18. 

Objectives of Central University of Kerala

The Central Universities Act, 2009, enumerates the objectives of the University as follows: 

  • To disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as it may deem fit;
  • To make special provisions for integrated courses in humanities, social sciences, science and technology in its educational programmes;
  • To take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in teaching-learning process and inter-disciplinary studies and research;
  • To educate and train manpower for the development of the country;
  • To establish linkages with industries for the promotion of science and technology;
  • To pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.

Schools and Departments in Central University of Kerala

School of Global Studies
  • Department of International Relations

School of Economics

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Work

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Mathematics

School of Biological Science
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Department of Genomic Science
  • Department of Plant Science

School of Earth Science Systems
  • Department of Environmental Science
  • Department of Geology

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Physics

School of Professional Studies
  • Department of Law

School of Languages and Comparative Literature
  • Department of Comparative Literature
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Linguistics
  • School of Professional Studies
  • Department of Education

Admission in Central University of Kerala

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Central University of Kerala
Tejaswini Hills,Periye (PO), Kasaragod (DT),
Kerala - 671316
Phone: 0467-2232414
Email: registrar@cukerala.ac.in

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