Calicut University is one of Kerala’s largest academic hubs. The campus, known for its academic excellence in education and research, is located at Tenhipalam, which is 25 km south of the Calicut city.

The University of Calicut has numerous schools/departments such as School of Language and Literature, School of Bioscience, School of Mathematics & Computational Sciences, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, School of Information and Communication Studies, among many others.

Calicut University courses

The schools/departments at the University of Calicut offer Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, and other Diploma/ PG Diploma courses in multiple specializations.

Courses offered by Calicut University:

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Calicut University Courses: Undergraduate Courses
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Calicut University Courses: Postgraduate Courses
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Calicut University Courses: M Phil & PhD Courses
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Calicut University Courses: B.ED., M.ED. Diploma, PG Diploma, & MBA

Eligibility for Calicut University Courses

Eligibility Criteria for Under Graduate Courses (without Entrance):

  • Candidates who have passed (Eligible for Higher Studies)the HSE of the Kerala State Board of Higher Secondary Examination or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to Bachelor of Arts Programs
  • Candidates who have passed (Eligible for Higher Studies) the HSE of the Kerala State Board Higher Secondary Examination or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to with science subjects & Mathematics/Computer Science/Computer Application/ Information Technology/Additional Mathematics as one of the subjects are eligible for admission to Bachelor of Science Courses
  • Candidates who have passed (Eligible for Higher Studies) the HSE of the Kerala State Board of Higher Secondary Examination or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto with at least one commerce subject are eligible for admissions to commerce courses and related.

Eligibility Criteria for Under Graduate Courses (with entrance exams):

  • To apply for University of Calicut entrance examinations, candidates must visit University admission website and access the Registration Link and complete the Calicut University application registration
  • Visit the official website for online registration at the Calicut University
  • The two step process mentioned in the table below is followed for registration:
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Calicut University Admission: UG Entrance Exam Registration
  • Registration Fee details:
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Calicut University Fees: Online Registration
  • Eligibility for various UG courses via entrance examination:
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Calicut University Admission: Eligibility & Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Courses

Eligibility criteria for Post Graduate courses:

  • The admission of candidates for postgraduate courses in university of Calicut would be done via online registration only
  • To apply for University of Calicut entrance examinations, candidates must visit University admission website and access the Registration Link and complete the Calicut University application registration
  • Candidate can go for online registration at the Calicut University
  • The two step process mentioned in the table below is followed for registration:
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Calicut University Admission: PG Entrance Exam Registration
  • Registration Fee details:
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Calicut University Fees: Online Registration
  • Eligibility criteria for various PG courses:
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Calicut University Admission: Eligibility & Selection Criteria for Postgraduate Courses

Eligibility for Admission to Calicut University: M.Sc. & M.A

  • The University of Calicut offers a number of courses under its Masters of Science (M.Sc.) and Masters of Arts (M.A.) programs. Some of the following are:
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Calicut University Courses: M.Sc. & M.A.

Eligibility and Selection criteria for M.Sc.

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Calicut University Courses: M.Sc. Details
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Calicut University Courses: M.Sc. Details

Eligibility criteria for Admission to B.Ed.:

  • To apply for University of Calicut entrance examinations for this program, candidates must visit University admission website and complete the Calicut University application registration
  • Candidate can click here for online registration at the Calicut University for B.Ed program.
  • Candidates having B.A/B.Sc. Degree with 50% marks is eligible for admission to B.Ed. program.
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering or Bachelor’s in Technology with 55% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply for B.Ed. program in Physical Science and Mathematics optional.

Eligibility criteria for Admission to M.Ed.:

  • Candidates are requested to fill online applications form for admission to M.Ed. program to the Department of Education and Government Colleges /Aided Colleges /University Teacher Education Centers/Un Aided Colleges affiliated to University of Calicut.
  • To apply for University of Calicut entrance examinations for this program, candidates must visit University admission website and complete the Calicut University application registration.
  • Candidates must register through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) at the official website.
  • The online fee for registration is Rs.555/ for General candidates and Rs.280 for SC/ST
  • Know more on M.Ed. program from Calicut University.
  • The allotment of admission to M.Ed. program is done by the respective Department/ Colleges/ University Centres

Eligibility criteria for Admission to MBA:

  • Exams for the selection for MBA are: CMAT conducted by AICTE, KMAT conducted by ASC, Thiruvananthapuram or CAT conducted by IIMs
  • Selection of the candidate will be based on the score obtained 2020 in the entrance examinations and the score obtained in the GD and Personal Interview conducted by the University of Calicut.
  • Candidates having a bachelors degree in any subject from University of Calicut or any other university /Institution with having passed with no less than 50% marks in aggregate, including the marks of the languages, if any, are eligible for admission to MBA
  • Applications for registration are done online by creating the CAP ID for MBA 2020, followed by the filing up of personal details and payment
  • The application fee for General category is Rs.555/- and Rs.187/- for SC/ST respectively
  • The applicant has to send the print out of the application along with the original challan receipt and a self addressed stamped envelope directly to the below mentioned address: Professor and Head, Department of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Calicut, Malappuram 673 635’

Eligibility criteria for Admission to PhD courses:

  • Candidates who want to apply for PhD at Calicut University, must have a Masters degree or a Professional degree recognized or equivalent to the Masters degree of University of Calicut
  • The entrance exam for PhD admissions is conducted by Research Departments/Entrance Conducting Authorities
  • Candidates eligible for registration to PhD will be decided by a two stage process – Entrance Test and Interview
  • Candidates scoring 50% or more aggregate are eligible to apply for PhD at various colleges/ university of Calicut.
  • Candidates, who have been shortlisted after the entrance exam, or otherwise eligible, are required to apply to the Department/Centre/Affiliated College directly in the prescribed forms along with application fee for admission.
  • The qualified candidate is to contact the teaching/research department/centre/ recognized institute/ affiliated college, where the candidate prefers to pursue the course. The candidate must check availability of the research guide.

Calicut University fees and other details

  • Fee details for various courses are:
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Calicut University Fees

*Fee may vary for different B.A. courses

  • Candidates must read carefully the prospectus for details of courses and fee before filling the applications.
  • Documents required for admission in Calicut University are:
  1. 10th Mark-sheets and Pass certificate
  2. Transfer Certificate
  3. Admission Test Hall ticket
  4. 12th Mark-sheets and Pass certificate
  5. Online Fees Payment
  6. Category Certificate
  7. Character Certificate
  8. Income Certificate
  • Candidates must submit the required application fee/Admission fee/Special fee/Course fees/Registration Fee (whichever is applicable)/Matriculation fee (if applicable)/ Recognition fee (if applicable) and Re-matriculation fee (if applicable)/by way of challan.
  • Upload the personal details and challan by registering at the official website.
  • Candidates must send the print outs of the above information pages at the given address as mentioned.
  • For detailed information regarding fee according to UG, PG and PhD programs, please go to their site.

University of Calicut: School of Distance Education (SDE)

  • The University of Calicut offers distance learning for admission to its various undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  • The examinations for School of Distance Education are conducted by Controller of Examination. Therefore students must check the Pareeksha Bhavan official website for latest notifications of the examinations
  • Calicut University courses offered at SDE are:
  1. B.A. (History, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, English Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic)
  2. B.Com (Finance, Cooperation)
  3. M.A. (English, Arabic, Economics, History, Malayalam)
  4. M.Com.
  5. M.Sc. Mathematics
  • List of approved study centres for contact classes are:
  1. SDE Head Quarters, University of Calicut
  2. John Mathai Centre, Aranattukara
  3. CUTEC, Calicut
  4. CUTEC, Valappad
  5. CUTEC, Aranattukara
  6. CUTEC, Vatakara
  7. CUTEC, Chakkittappara
  8. CUTEC, Kaniyampatta
  9. CUTEC, Kaniyampatta
  10. St.Joseph’s College, Devagiri ( PG centre only)
  11. Govt.College, Malappuram
  12. MES KVM College, Valanchery
  13. St.Thomas College, Thrissur
  14. Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur
  15. MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad

School of Distance Education (SDE): Direct links for Question Banks/ study material

The University of Calicut also offers a serious of question banks and study material for various under graduate and post graduate programs.

  • For details of both the UG and PG courses check out the question banks.they issue.

Summing Up

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