Kannur University (KU) Kannur Overview

  Kannur   UGC, AIU, NAAC   ESTD 1996
  Kannur   UGC, AIU, NAAC   ESTD 1996

About College

Earlier known as ‘Malabar University’, Kannur University was founded in the year 1996. It began functioning on the 2nd of March in the same year. The inauguration of the university was done by the then Chief Minister of Kerala. The university has six campuses at present and aims at providing higher education in the areas of Kasargod and Kannur.

These campuses are Dr P.K. Rajan Memorial Campus, Kannur, Palathadam, Mananthavady Campus, Kasargod Campus, Payyanur Campus, Mangattuparamba Campus and Thalassery Campus. The UGC approved university is also a member of AIU. 

The Nileshwaram campus or Dr. P.K. Ranjan campus has departments of Malayalam, MBA, IT Education, Molecular Biology and Hindi while Mananthavady campus includes the Department of Zoology and Rural & Tribal Sociology.

Kasargod campus provides departments related to IT Education, Indian Languages and Management Studies and on the other hand, departments of Geography, Visual and Fine Arts, Chemical Sciences and Pure and Applied Chemistry are available in Swami Anandatheertha campus, which is located in Payyanur campus.

Mangattuparamba has such 12 departments against the Thalassery campus which includes only nine departments. Kannur University offers many UG and PG programs in disciplines like Management, Commerce, Arts, Fine Arts, Computer Applications, and so on.

Distance education is also provided in the university. Prof. Gopinath Ravindran is the current vice-chancellor of the university, and other faculty heads of several departments have performed their roles very well in making the university a successful venture.

The university has a qualified team of faculty members. There are 36 faculty members and 40,024 students enrolled with the university at present. The teachers are knowledgeable and interactive enough to solve the students’ academic obstacles and make them understood every concept in detail. Details regarding their research papers and success are present on the Kannur University

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