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University of Kerala has 41 departments of research and teaching alongside 16 faculties. UG, PG, and Doctoral courses in several specializations in the field of Arts, Science, Technology, Architecture, commerce, etc are offered for Kerala university admission. The colleges affiliated to the Kerala University has increased from just 10 colleges at the very beginning to a massive 150 colleges and is striving towards the new success. It is the best University in the state whose campus is next to the technopark in the capital city of God's own country, Kerala.

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Kerala University Admissions 2020

Several Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral courses in different specializations in the field of Arts, Science, Technology, Architecture, commerce, etc are offered for Kerala University admission 2020. Admission for most of the Undergraduate programs offered by Kerala University is based on merit and marks obtained by candidates in the qualifying examination. For PG courses, admissions are done based on candidates’ performance in the entrance and interview conducted by the university. Here are the 2020 admission and courses details provided for the students who want to apply for admission in Kerala University.

Kerala University UG Admission 2020

Kerala University offers a number of undergraduate courses to interested candidates. The basic eligibility for these courses is to have a 10+2 degree and admissions are based on merit and marks obtained by candidates in the qualifying examination.

Kerala University UG Admission Eligibility

The admissions are offered based on the final merit list prepared by the university. The confirmation of the seats is done only after candidates participate in several allotment rounds that are done by the university.

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
B.Sc Mathematics 10+2 in Science stream with Mathematics as one of the subjects Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Mathematics
B.Sc Physics 10+2 in Science stream with Physics as one of the subjects Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Physics
B.Sc Chemistry 10+2 in Science stream with Chemistry as one of the subjects Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Chemistry
B.Sc in Zoology, Botany, Microbiology 10+2 in Science stream with Biology as one of the subjects Qualifying examination marks and marks in Biology
B.Sc Geology 10+2 with with any two subjects among Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology or Statistics Marks in the qualifying examination and 15% of marks in Geology will add weightage for those who have studied Geology
B.Sc Geography 10+2 with Geography as one of the subjects or one among Mathematics, Geology, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science Marks in the qualifying examination and 15% of marks in Geography will add weightage for those who have studied Geography
B.Sc Home Science 10+2 with Chemistry or Home Science as one of the subjects Marks in the qualifying examination and 15% of marks in Home Science will add weightage for those who have studied Home Science
B.Sc Statistics 10+2 in with Mathematics as one of the subjects and one subject among Physics, Computer Science or Statistics Marks in the qualifying examination, marks scored in Mathematics and 15% of marks in Statistics will add weightage for those who have studied Statistics
B.Sc Polymer Chemistry 10+2 with Chemistry as one of the subjects Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Chemistry
B.Sc Biochemistry 10+2 with Chemistry and Biology as one of the subjects
B.Sc Psychology 10+2 from a recognized Board Marks in the qualifying examination and 15% of marks in Psychology will add weightage for those who have studied Psychology at +2 level. Marks in the qualifying examination and 10% of marks in Mathematics or Biology (whichever is higher) for those who studied Mathematics or Biology, but not Psychology at the +2 level.
BA Economics 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board as accepted by the University Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Economics
BA History Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in History and a weightage of 25 marks for each history paper
BA Political Science Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Political Science
BA Sociology Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Sociology
BA Islamic History Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Islamic History
BA English Marks in the qualifying examination (1200) with double the percentage of marks for General English
BA Philosophy Marks in the qualifying examination and marks in Part III Philosophy (Optional)
BA Honours in English Language & Literature 10+2 or equivalent with 70% (SC-60%, ST- 55%) from a recognized Board as accepted by the University Marks in the qualifying examination (1200) with double the percentage of marks for General English
BA in Malayalam, Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board as accepted by the University Total marks in the qualifying examination marks secured in the optional language under Part III and 50% weightage of marks scored in Second Language under Part II
BA Arabic 10+2 or equivalent accepted by the University. Or a pass in BA Afzal-ul-Ulama preliminary course (10+2 pattern) recognized by the University of Kerala Qualifying examination marks, the marks secured in the optional language under Part III, 50% weightage of marks scored in Second Language under Part II, total CGPA of Afzal-ul-Ulama preliminary and 50% weightage of grades scored in Part I Arabic
B.Com Commerce (Finance/ Co-operation/ Tourism & Travel Management/ Computer Application Insurance Banking) 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board as accepted by the University. Students from Non-Commerce group should have at least 45% aggregate marks Marks in the qualifying examination, marks in Accountancy and 15% weightage of marks scored in Business Studies
BA Music 10+2 or Pre-degree or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the University of Kerala Marks in the qualifying examination. Marks obtained in Music (if Music is an optional +2). Marks in aptitude test.
BPA in Vocal, Veena, Violin, Mridangam & Dance 10+2 or Pre-degree or an equivalent qualification recognized by the University of Kerala. Pass in the Second year Ganabhooshanam is also eligible for 1st year BPA Course. BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com degree examination from other Universities are eligible if they fulfill eligibility condition. No age limit. On the basis of an aptitude test. 10+2 or Pre-degree with Music as one of the optional subjects and pass in the second year of Ganabhooshanam will get weightage of 25 marks.
B.Sc Biotechnology 10+2 with Biology as one of the subjects from a recognized University Qualifying examination marks and marks in Biology/ Biotechnology (whichever is highest)
B.Sc in Environmental Science & Environment and Water Management, Biochemistry & Industrial Microbiology Qualifying examination marks and marks in Biology
B.Sc Physics & Computer Application 10+2 with Physics as one of the subjects from a recognized University Qualifying examination marks and marks in Physics
B.Sc Chemistry & Industrial Chemistry 10+2 with Chemistry as one of the subjects from a recognized University Qualifying examination marks and marks in Chemistry
BA Journalism and Mass Communication 10+2 with passing marks from a recognized University Marks in qualifying examination and 10% of the marks in Journalism as weightage for those with Journalism as a subject at the +2 level
BA Malayalam and Mass Communication 10+2 or equivalent from arecognized University. Those who have studied other languages are also eligible. Marks obtained in 10+2 is the basis. 50% weightage on marks for additional language Malayalam and marks scored for optional Malayalam/ Journalism (for candidates who have studied Malayalam / Journalism as optional)
B.Com (Commerce & Hotel Management and Catering), (Commerce & Tax Procedure and Practice), (Commerce and Tourism and Travel Management), (Commerce with Computer Application) 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized University. Non-Commerce group students should have minimum 45% aggregate marks Higher Secondary marks marks scored in Accountancy and weightage of 15% of marks scored for Business Studies
B.Sc Biotechnology (Multimajor) 10+2 with Biology / Science Group (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) with Biotechnology as one of the subjects Marks in Higher Secondary and marks in Biology / Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with Biotechnology as one of the subjects
B.Sc Computer Science 10+2 or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the University of Kerala with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects Marks obtained for the qualifying examination, marks for Mathematics and Physics / Computer Science. For those who have studied Computer Science in +2, the scores of CS will be added instead of Physics.
B.Sc Electronics 10+2 or equivalent with Physics as one of the subjects Qualifying examination marks and marks in Physics
BCA 10+2 or equivalent with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects Qualifying examination marks and marks in Mathematics
BBA, BMS Hotel Management 10+2 with any subject combination with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate Marks in 10+2 is the basis for admission
BSW 10+2 or its equivalent recognised by the University Qualifying examination marks and 10% weightage on marks scored in Social Work for those who have studied Social Work as a subject at +2 level
B.Voc Software Development 10+2 or its equivalent in Science stream from a recognized University Admission is based on the the marks in +2. Those who passed Vocational Higher Secondary course will get an additional weightage of 25 marks in the ranking index. To calculate ranking mark in any stream convert the qualifying examination mark to 1200.
B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management 10+2 or equivalent with minimum 45% marks in aggregate

Kerala University PG Admissions 2020

The university offers various postgraduate courses such as M. Tech, M.Plan, M.Arch, MBA, and MCA. Part-time PG courses are also available at Kerala University. The basic minimum eligibility for PG courses is to have an undergraduate degree. Admissions are done based on the candidates' performance in the entrance examination.

Kerala University PG Admission Eligibility

MBA admissions at Kerala University are offered on the basis of marks secured by the candidate in KMAT/ CAT or CMAT followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Admissions for all the postgraduate courses is done by the university based on a separate entrance test followed by an interview. Candidates qualified through GATE are also eligible to apply for the M.Tech program.

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
ME The interested candidate must have passed BE with 55% marks (50% for PWD/ST/SC/ and 53% for OBC) in aggregate GATE score or entrance test conducted by the university followed by an interview
M.Tech The interested candidate must have passed B.Tech with 55% marks (50% for PWD/ST/SC/ and 53% for OBC) in aggregate GATE score or entrance test conducted by the university followed by an interview
M.Arch B.Arch with 55% as aggregate Entrance exam by the university followed by interviews.
M.Plan B.Plan with 55% marks
MBA (Full-Time) Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate CAT/CMAT/KMAT/ score followed by Group discussion and Personal Interview
MBA (Part-Time) University-based entrance followed by an interview
MBA (Evening)
MBA Regular (Evening)
MCA Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Mathematics as one of the main subjects
M.Sc Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) Entrance test followed by an interview
MA Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)
M.Com Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)
MCJ
MPA
M.Ed
M.P.Ed
MSW
MTA
Master of Visual Arts (MVA)

Kerala University Ph.D and M.Phil Admission 2020

The M.Phil admissions are done once a year whereas, Ph.D. admissions happen twice a year. A minimum of 55% is essential for being qualified for M.Phil and Ph.D. admissions

Kerala University Ph.D. and M.Phil Admission Eligibility

The admission for these courses is done on the basis of the entrance exam conducted by the university and the interviews that follow.

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
Ph.D The candidate needs to have obtained a Master’s degree with at least 55% marks Selection of the candidates is done based on the entrance test organized by the University of Kerala followed by a personal interview with the candidate
M.Phil

Kerala University Application Form 2020

Application form for Kerala University admission is made available on the official website of the University.

  1. Go to the official Kerala University website.
  2. Click on the Admission link.
  3. Select the course of your choice.
  4. Fill in the form.
  5. Pay the application fee.

Mode of Payment

  • The payment of the exam fee can be done through credit card/debit card or net banking.
  • If the candidate prefers an offline method of payment then he/she can send a challan of INR 500 to A/C No: 67153233669 at any branch of State Bank of India.

Kerala University Admission Fees 

Depending on the course you pick, its duration and other factors Kerala University fee structure vary. The fees amount for some of the courses are as given below:

  • BBA - INR13,825 is the total fee for BBA per year.
  • BSc - The fee for BSc is INR18,075 per year
  • BCA - The candidates have to pay a fee of INR18,075 per year as the course fee.

Kerala University Entrance Exams 

Candidates' performance and scores in different national and state-level examinations are considered for admission. Few of the entrance exams accepted by the University of Kerala are given below:

  • KEAM scores are considered for admission for B.Tech and B.Arch courses.
  • For B.Arch, the NATA score is also considered for admission.
  • M.Tech admissions are done based on the candidates' GATE score.
  • Admissions for MBA are done on the basis of candidates' performance in the entrance exams like

Courses Offered by Kerala University

Many courses from UG to Doctoral level are offered at the University of Kerala in different specializations.

  • At Undergraduate level, B.Tech, B.Arch, B.P.Ed, BA, B.Sc, BSW, BMS, BBA, BCA, BFA, BHM, BHMCT, B.Com, etc are some of the courses offered.
  • ME/ M.Tech, M.Arch, MBA, M.Plan, MCA, MA, M.Sc, MPEd, M.Plan are some of the Postgraduate courses offered.
  • M.Phil and Ph.D. programs are also offered by the University. Other main courses and specializations offered by the university are given in the table below:
Course Specialization
B.Sc Bio-Chemistry, Biochemistry and Industrial Microbiology, Bio-Technology, Botany And Biotechnology, Chemistry And Industrial Chemistry, Computer Science(HI), Environmental Science & Environment And Water Management, Geology, Hotel Management and Catering Science, Microbiology, Physics And Computer Application, Psychology, Zoology       
B.Voc Software Development, Tourism and Hospitality Management  
BA Arabic Language & Literature, Communicative Arabic, English And Communicative English, Hindi Language & Literature, Islamic History, Malayalam: Language, Culture & Literature, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Sanskrit Special, Sanskrit Special - Nyaya, Sanskrit Special - Vedanta, Sociology                      
B.Com (HI), B.Com, Commerce & Hotel Management And Catering, Commerce & Tourism and Travel Management    
B.Ed Arabic, Commerce, English, Hindi, Malayalam, Natural Science, Physical Science, Sanskrit, Special Education [Intellectual Disability], Tamil            
BMS Hotel Management
BPA Dance, Mridangam, Violin, Vocal  
B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Bio-Technology and Bio-Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering (PT), Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering (PT), Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering (PT), Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering (PT), Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (PT), Mechanical Stream - Automobile Engineering, Mechanical Stream - Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Stream - Production Engineering
LLB BA LL.B, BBA LL.B, B.Com LL.B, Unitary Degree Course in Law, Unitary Degree Course in Law (Evening)   
LLM LLM-CSS
M.Ed M.Ed. - CSS
MA Arabic Language & Literature, Arabic Language & Literature - CSS, Archaeology - CSS, Business Economics, Dance (Kerala Nadanam), Economics, Economics - CSS, English Language & Literature, English Language & Literature - CSS, German Language & Literature - CSS, Hindi Language & Literature, Hindi Language & Literature - CSS, History, History - CSS, Human Resource Management, Islamic History, Islamic History - CSS, Linguistics - CSS, Malayalam Language & Literature, Malayalam Language and Literature - CSS, Malayalam with Media Studies, Mass Communication and Journalism, Music, Music - CSS, Music (Mridangam), Music (Veena), Music (Violin), Personal Management, Philosophy, Philosophy - CSS, Political Science, Political Science - CSS, Politics, Psychology, Public Administration, Russian Language & Literature - CSS, Sanskrit General Language & Literature - CSS, Sanskrit Language & Literature, Sanskrit Special, Sanskrit Special - Jyothisha, Sanskrit Special - Nyaya, Sanskrit Special - Sahithya, Sanskrit Special - Vedanta, Sanskrit Special - Vyakarana, Sociology, Sociology - CSS - CSS, Tamil Language & Literature, Tamil Language & Literature - CSS
M.Arch Urban Design
MBA Evening, Five Year MBA (Integrated), MBA- Full Time, Integrated BM - MAM, Part-Time, Regular (Evening), Travel and Tourism
MCJ MCJ. - CSS
M.Com M.Com, M.Com - CSS
MLISc MLISc. - CSS (834)
MPA Dance, Mridangam, Veena, Violin, Vocal
M.Sc Actuarial Science, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Aquatic Biology & Fisheries - CSS, Bio-Chemistry, Bio-Informatics, Bio-Technology, Biochemistry - CSS, Biotechnology - CSS, Botany, Chemistry, Chemistry - CSS, Computational Biology - CSS, Computer Science, Computer Science - CSS, Counseling Psychology, Demography and Biostatistics - CSS, Electronics, Environmental Science, Environmental Sciences - CSS, Food and Dairy Biotechnology, Genetics & Plant Breeding - CSS, Geography, Geology, Geology - CSS, Home Science (Extension Education), Home Science (Family Resource Management), Home Science (Food & Nutrition), Home Science (Nutrition & Dietetics), Integrative Biology - CSS, Mathematics, Mathematics - CSS, Medicinal Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics, Physics (with specialization in applied electronics) - CSS, Polymer Chemistry, Psychology, Psychology - CSS, Statistics, Statistics - CSS, Zoology, Zoology (Pure & Applied) - CSS 
MSW MSW. - CSS, Social Work
MTA MTA
M.Tech BB(Molecular Medicine), CE (Vehicle Design & Road Safety Engineering), CE(Environmental Engineering), CE (Geoinformatics), CE(Geotechnical Engineering - PT), CE (Geotechnical Engineering), CE(Hydraulics Engineering), CE (Structural Engineering), CE (Structural Engineering and Construction Management), CE (Traffic and Transportation Engineering), CE-Structural Engineering (PT), Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering (PT), CSE - Information Security, ECE (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation -PT), ECE - Communication Systems, ECE (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation), ECE (Embedded Systems), ECE(Microwave and TV Engineering - PT), ECE(Microwave and TV Engineering), ECE (Signal Processing -PT), ECE (Signal Processing), ECE (Telecommunication Engineering), EEE - Power Control and Drives, EEE (Power System & Control), EEE (Control Systems - PT), EEE (Control Systems), EEE (Electrical Machines), EEE (Guidance and Navigational Control), EEE (Industrial Instrumentation and Control), EEE (Power Systems - PT), EEE (Power Systems), IT (Network Engineering), ME (Computer Integrated Manufacturing), ME (Industrial Engineering - PT), ME (Industrial Engineering), ME (Industrial Refrigeration and Cryogenic Engineering), ME (Machine Design), ME(Propulsion Engineering), ME (Thermal Science), ME-Machine Design (PT), ME-Propulsion Engineering (PT)  
MVA Art History, Painting

Kerala University Admission Helpline

Kerala University Contact Details
Address Senate House Campus, Palayam Thiruvananthapuram - 34 Kerala, India
Phone Number 91-471-2305994
Fax 91-471 2307158
Email ID [email protected]

Kerala University Admission FAQs

  1. If a person is physically challenged, can he still get the course of his choice?
    - Yes, you can apply to the course of your choice through the same application available online and can also get a seat in the reserved category.

  2. Is payment through university cash counter accepted?
    - No, the only modes of payment are online through net banking, credit/debit card and the offline method can be through a challan that can be submitted in the bank.

  3. I forgot the password to my login on the website. What should I do?
    - Contact the admission helpline provided and seek their guidance.

  4. How can I apply for a course?
    - The application form to all the programmes offered by Kerala University is available in the official website. The eligible candidates are required to fill the form carefully and make the necessary payment towards the cost using the prescribed payment method.

  5. What are the selection criteria for M.Tech course?
    - The admission to Master of Technology (M.Tech) is based on the performance of the candidates in GATE or entrance test conducted by the university followed by an interview.

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Master of Science [M.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2017
8/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria for joining the University of Kerala, [UOK] Thiruvananthapuram is passing the graduation and entering the marks in college web site based on marks college creates merit list.
  • The cut-off available is 50% of marks in degree.


Rãm
Rãm
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Science), batch of 2014
6/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Needed more than 50% mark for every science subjects in higher secondary exams. Admission was based on the marks scored in science subjects with the available seats so there was no entrance exams.



Misaj
Misaj
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Engineering), batch of 2021
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Admitted to M.Tech Digital Image Processing at the department of computer science, kariavattam campus, Kerala University and Admission through GATE entrance and Eligibility - B.Tech.



Vidya
Vidya
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2014
7/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

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Aswathy
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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
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Discussion Forum



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which is the entrance exam to be answered to get into university of kerala for MBA

Asked By jain,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

To get into the University of Kerala for MBA the candidate should answer KMAT that is Kerala management aptitude test.



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which are the exam centres for PG entrance test for university of kerala?

Asked By jain,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

PG ENTRANCE TEST 2017 TO BE HELD AT TRIVANDRUM AND ERNAKULAM CENTRES.



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