Universities of Kerala – Headquarters, Year of Establishment & Vice-Chancellors

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This post discusses the different universities in Kerala, their headquarters, the year in which they were established, and their current vice-chancellors for various PSC exams.

List of Universities of Kerala

Headquarters, Year of Establishment & Vice-Chancellors

University Headquarters Year of Establishment Vice-Chancellor
Kerala University Thiruvananthapuram 1937 Dr. V.P. Mahadevan Pillai
Calicut University Thenjipalam
(Malappuram)
1988 M.K. Jayaraj
Mahatma Gandhi University Priyadarshini Hills, Athirampuzha
(Kottayam)
1983 Dr. Sabu Thomas
Cochin University Of Science
&
Technology
(CUSAT)
Kalamassery
(Ernakulam)
1971 K.N. Madhusoodanan
Kerala Agricultural
University
Mannuthy
(Thrissur)
1971 Dr. R. Chandra Babu
Sree Sankaracharya
Sanskrit
University
Kalady
(Ernakulam)
1993 Dr. Dharmarajan P.K
Kannur University Mangattuparambu
(Kannur)
1996 Prof. Gopinath Ravindran
National University Of
Advanced
Legal Studies
(NUALS)
Kalamassery
(Ernakulam)
2005 Prof. Dr. K. C. Sunny
Kerala Kalamandalam
Deemed University for Art
& Culture
Cheruthuruthi
(Thrissur)
2007 Dr. T. K. Narayanan
Kerala Veterinary & Animal
Sciences University
(KVASU)
Pookode
(Wayanad)
2010 Dr. M. R. Saseendranath
Kerala University Of Health Sciences Thangaloor
(Thrissur)
2010 Mohanan Kunnummal
Kerala University Of
Fisheries &
Ocean Studies
(KUFOS)
Panangad
(Ernakulam)
2011 Dr. K. Riji John
Thunchath Ezhuthachan
Malayalam University
Tirur
(Malappuram)
2011 Dr. Anil Vallathol
Central University of Kerala
(CUK)
Tejaswini Hills, Periya
(Kasaragod)
2009 Prof. G. Gopakumar
APJ Abdul Kalam
Technological
University
Poomala
(Trivandrum)
2014 Dr. Rajasree M.S.
Kerala University of Digital Science, Innovation &
Technology
Pallippuram
(Trivandrum)
2020 Prof. Saji Gopinath
Sree Narayana Guru Open University Kollam 2020
(October 2)
Dr. P. M. Mubarak Pasha

📝 SideNotes:

  • Chancellor – The governor of the state, appointed by the president, acts as the chancellor of the university.
  • Founder of Kerala University – Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma.
  • (CUK) came under the Central Universities Act 2009 (Parliament Act No. 25 of 2009). However, unlike other universities of Kerala, the chancellor of CUK is Prof. S.V Sheshagiri Rao.
  • APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, also known as Kerala Technological University (KTU).
  • Visva Bharati University founded by Rabindranath Tagore is the only central university that has Prime Minister (PM) as its chancellor.
  • First Digital University of Kerala Kerala University of Digital Science, Innovation and Technology.
    • Formerly known as Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IITM-K).
***Updated as of Jan 24, 2021

Comments

  1. Plz include Central univeristy

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  2. Thanks for reading. Central University is now included in the list.

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