List of Universities in Kerala

The education, culture, literature and development of Kerala have always made India proud. This most precious gem of India is home to some of the premier educational institutes in India.  The University of Kerala is the oldest university of the state established in 1937. Universities of Kerala had given birth to renowned scholars such as Sir C V Raman, S R Ranganathan and many more.

Some other excellent universities and institutes in the state include Cochin University of Science and Techology (Cochin), Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode), Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (Thiruvanantapuram), Kannur University, Kerala Agricultural University (Thrissur), Mahatma Gandhi University (Kottayam), National Institute of Technology (Calicut), University of Calicut, Kozhikode (Calicut) and University of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram).

Kerala has a literacy rate of 93.91% according to the recent statistics, which is the highest in India.The secret behind Kerala’s prosperity is their uniquely devised education system, which keeps every primary and secondary school functional, even in the rural areas. Scholars believe that schools and colleges in Kerala have already achieved the momentum required to lead the entire country towards positive development.

The cities like Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhicode, Kochi, Thrissur and Kottayam are the major centres for education in Kerala.

Following given List of Universities in Kerala and Institutes of Higher Education (IHEs).
  1. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
  2. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
  3. ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute
  4. Central University of Kerala
  5. Cochin University of Science and Technology
  6. Fluid Control Research Institute
  7. IIIT Kottayam
  8. IIM Kozhikode
  9. IISER Thiruvananthapuram
  10. IIST: Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
  11. IIT Palakkad
  12. Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute
  13. Kannur University
  14. Kerala Agricultural University
  15. University of Kerala
  16. Kerala Forest Research Institute
  17. Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies
  18. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  19. Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University
  20. Mahatma Gandhi University
  21. NIT Calicut
  22. National University of Advanced Legal Studies
  23. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
  24. Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
  25. University of Calicut
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