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).
- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
- Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
- ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute
- Central University of Kerala
- Cochin University of Science and Technology
- Fluid Control Research Institute
- IIIT Kottayam
- IIM Kozhikode
- IISER Thiruvananthapuram
- IIST: Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
- IIT Palakkad
- Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute
- Kannur University
- Kerala Agricultural University
- University of Kerala
- Kerala Forest Research Institute
- Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies
- Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
- Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University
- Mahatma Gandhi University
- NIT Calicut
- National University of Advanced Legal Studies
- Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
- Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
- University of Calicut