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Name of University : University of Kerala
Year of Establishment : 1937 (16th University in India)
Vice-Chancellor : Dr. P. K. Radhakrishnan
Charter : Kerala University Act of 1974 (Act 17 of 1974 - Earlier governed by Travancore University Act of 1937 and Kerala University Act of 1957)
Motto : Karmani Vyajyate Pranja (Wisdom through Action)
Website : www.keralauniversity.ac.in
e-mail : regrku@gmail.com/ registrar@keralauniversity.ac.in
Enquiry : 0471-2305994/2386228
Accreditation Status (NAAC) : 'A' Grade with GPA of 3.03, Period of Accreditation (2015 - 2020)
Address : The Registrar, University of Kerala, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 034, Kerala, India
No. of Schools : 9
No. of Departments : 42
No. of Faculties (Subject Groups) : 16
Campus Area in Acres : Senate House Campus (17), Kariavattom Campus (359), Thycaud Campus (5), University Library Campus (2), Physical Education Campus (8), Other Campuses (3)
Built up Area in square meters : Senate House Campus (29,758), Kariavattom Campus (93,833), Thycaud Campus (7500), University Library Campus (1224), Physical Education Campus (8000), Other Campuses (11,616)
Administrative Branches : General Administration, Examination, Finance, Planning & Development, College Development Council, Engineering, Public Relations
Teaching Departments, Centres, Other Institutions : PG & Research Departments - 41; Institute of Distance Education (IDE), Centres - 32; University Institute of Technologies (UITs) - 17; University Institute of Managements (UIMs) - 7; Kerala University Teacher Education Centres (KUTEC) - 10; College of Engineering (Constituent College), Academic Staff College
Support Service Centres & Other Departments : Computer Centre, University Central Library, University Press, University Service & Instrumentation Centre (USIC), Engineering Unit, Health Centre - 2; Department of Student Services, Physical Education Department, Department of Publication, Employment Information & Guidance Bureau, Placement Cell, Finishing School, Computer Training Centre, Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre, Department/Centre Libraries - 47
Affiliated Institutions : Arts & Science Colleges - 92; Hotel Management - 4; Special Education - 1; Physical Education - 1; Music and Fine Arts - 3; Teacher Education - 50; MCA/MBA - 24; Engineering & Architecture - 44; Law - 6; Medical & Dental - 12; Homeopathy & Ayurveda - 6; Nursing & Pharmacy - 26; Siddha Medical -1
Programmes Offered by University Departments : PG - 45; M. Phil - 36 (Innovative M. Phil Programmes - 9); Ph. D - 42; Certificate - 18; PG Diploma - 13
Faculty Positions : Professor - 34; Associate Professor - 45 ; Assistant Professor - 89; Faculty on Contract - 54; Adjunct, Visiting, Emeritus Professor - 25
Qualification of Permanent Faculty : Ph.D. (94%), PG/M. Phil (6%)
Administrative Staff : Registrar (1), Controller (1), Finance Officer(1), Other Officers (10), Joint Registrar (8), Deputy Registrar (20), Asst. Registrar (55), Section Officer (265), Others( Asst., Technical, Security etc + Contract (466 +670))
Students (University Departments) : Ph. D (878 - 67% female), M. Phil (334 - 75% female), PG (1284 - 76% female), Diploma/Certificate/ Others (1138)
Students (Affiliated Colleges & Research Centres) : UG (97,411 - 60% female), PG (14,769 - 63% female), Ph. D (417)
Performance in Examinations : PG Departments (2009-2014) = 96%
Staff Quarters : 162 ( A,B, C, D,E & F Types)
Student Hostels : Men (2 hostels - 84 PG students + 100 Researchers), Women (3 Hostels -215 PG students +107 Researchers), Women (Affiliated Colleges PG & UG) - 1 hostel (342 PG students)
ICT Facility : 1639 Computers in Campus, A tier- three data center (1st established in Kerala), Wi-Fi enabled campus, Inter connected Optical Fiber Network (1Gbps), OFC backbone terminated to all departments and office sections, High Performance Computing (HPC) facility (with 120 nodes), Video Conference Facility, Smart Class rooms- 38, Campus Computing Facility (CCF), High speed internet connectivity in Departments, IT training centre at SH Campus, Biometric attendance, Campus wide CCTV network, Office automation (2010), e-tendering (2013), Digitally signed certificates (2009), Finance Portal (2010), Research Portal (2012), Online admission system (2011), Online certificate verification (2012), Online portal for examinations (2012), Online portal for placements (2012), e- Governance initiated (2013)