University of Calicut: Statistics

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#2222 of 14,131 In the World
#657 of 5,830 In Asia
#50 of 876 In India
#3 of 20 In Kerala
#738 of 1,001 For Entomology
Top50% For 26 other topics
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Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uoc.ac.in
Languages
English;Malayaam
Acceptance rate
18%*

* The University of Calicut is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJune to March

Research profile

University of Calicut has published 3,266 scientific papers with 28,887 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Biochemistry, and Ecology.

Publications
3,266
Citations
28,887

University of Calicut majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
2,311 / 21,243
Chemistry
2,061 / 23,167
Physics
1,773 / 18,848
Environmental Science
1,735 / 14,091
Engineering
1,706 / 18,080
Organic Chemistry
1,482 / 16,964
Quantum and Particle physics
1,354 / 14,088
Materials Science
1,263 / 14,731
Biochemistry
1,139 / 13,131
Ecology
1,128 / 7,492
Botany
1,010 / 7,948
Medicine
863 / 7,031
Geology
766 / 7,225
Genetics
766 / 7,693
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
757 / 4,525
Computer Science
696 / 5,192
Metallurgical Engineering
680 / 8,062
Chemical Engineering
641 / 7,803
Paleontology
619 / 6,036
Optical Engineering
572 / 6,225
Nanotechnology
519 / 6,107
Geography and Cartography
503 / 2,731
Horticulture
473 / 4,490
Zoology
461 / 2,115
Physical chemistry
448 / 5,847
Electrical Engineering
362 / 3,181
Philosophy
361 / 1,816
Inorganic Chemistry
338 / 3,854
Psychology
335 / 1,866
Nuclear Physics
326 / 2,791
Sociology
305 / 1,738
Agricultural Science
292 / 2,968
Political Science
277 / 799
Mathematics
275 / 1,984
Business
257 / 1,759
Law
257 / 789
History
256 / 921
Pathology
243 / 2,097
Statistics
226 / 1,872
Environmental Chemistry
225 / 2,138

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 26 63
1991 27 69
1992 14 47
1993 18 55
1994 10 63
1995 13 68
1996 16 40
1997 11 49
1998 17 55
1999 16 66
2000 17 85
2001 14 74
2002 22 66
2003 33 109
2004 19 104
2005 29 135
2006 32 137
2007 37 229
2008 53 285
2009 43 410
2010 48 495
2011 75 528
2012 86 718
2013 109 800
2014 115 892
2015 158 1039
2016 213 1195
2017 222 1592
2018 252 1902
2019 233 2460
2020 243 3103
2021 323 4409
2022 336 4832
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of Calicut gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) ₹ 3,000
Bachelor of Science (BSc) ₹ 3,500
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) ₹ 4,000
Master of Arts (MA) ₹ 5,000
Master of Science (MSc) ₹ 6,000
Master of Commerce (MCom) ₹ 7,000

The currency used is Indian Rupees (₹).

The University of Calicut has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Calicut.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

University of Calicut alumni

  1. John Abraham

    John Abraham
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    film produceractorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    John Abraham is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi films. Known for his stoic action hero persona, he has won a National Film Award (as producer) and received nominations for five Filmfare Awards.

  2. Anju Bobby George

    Anju Bobby George
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Anju Bobby George is a retired Indian athlete. Anju Bobby George made history when she won the bronze medal in long jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris. With this achievement, she became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Championships in Athletics jumping 6.70 metres (22.0 ft). She went on to win the gold medal at the IAAF World Athletics Final (a competition between best eight athletes in the world based on the world ranking) in 2005, a performance she considers her best. Anju was upgraded to the gold status from silver in the 2005 World Athletics Final in Monte Carlo following the disqualification of Tatyana Kotova of Russia by the International Association of Athletics Federations, following the recent re-testing of the latter's sample collected at the 2005 World Championship in Helsinki. She was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2002, Khel Ratna in 2003 and Padma Shri in 2004. She had got 5th position with personal best of 6.83 metres (22.4 ft) at the 2004 Athens Olympics. In March 2021, Anju won the BBC lifetime achievement award for best athlete in India. She is also the current vice-president of the Athletics Federation of India.

  3. Sithara Krishnakumar

    Sithara Krishnakumar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1986-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    composersinger-songwritersinger
    Biography

    Sithara Krishnakumar is an Indian playback singer, composer, lyricist, classical dancer and an occasional actor. She predominantly works in Malayalam cinema in addition to Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. Sithara is a well known singer who is trained in Hindustani and Carnatic classical music traditions and is also a recognised ghazal singer. She is the recipient of several awards which includes three Kerala State Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer.

  4. K. Sachhidanandan

    K. Sachhidanandan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    literary criticlinguisttranslatorpoet
    Biography

    K. Satchidanandan is an Indian poet and critic, writing in Malayalam and English. A pioneer of modern poetry in Malayalam, a bilingual literary critic, playwright, editor, columnist and translator, he is the former editor of Indian Literature journal and the former secretary of Sahitya Akademi. He is also social advocate for secular anti-caste views, supporting causes like environment, human rights and free software and is a well known speaker on issues concerning contemporary Indian literature. He is the festival director of Kerala Literature Festival.

All 25 notable alumni

University of Calicut faculties and divisions

Centre : Computer Computer Science
Centre : West Asian Studies Asian Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences
Centre : Women's Studies Women's Studies
Department/Division : Arabic Arabic
Department/Division : Biotechnology Biotechnology
Department/Division : Botany Botany
Department/Division : Chemistry Applied Chemistry, Chemistry
Department/Division : Commerce and Management Studies Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Management
Department/Division : Computer Science Computer Science
Department/Division : Economics Economics
Department/Division : Education Education
Department/Division : English English
Department/Division : Folklore Studies Folklore
Department/Division : Hindi Hindi
Department/Division : History History
Department/Division : Journalism and Mass Communication Journalism, Mass Communication
Department/Division : Library and Information Sciences Information Sciences, Library Science
Department/Division : Life Sciences Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Microbiology, Physiology
Department/Division : Lifelong Learning and Extension Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational and Student Counselling
Department/Division : Malayam Indic Languages
Department/Division : Mathematics Mathematics
Department/Division : Philosophy Philosophy
Department/Division : Physics Physics
Department/Division : Psychology Psychology
Department/Division : Russian Russian
Department/Division : Sanskrit Sanskrit
Department/Division : Statistics Statistics
Department/Division : Zoology Entomology, Zoology
Research Division : Educational Multimedia Educational Technology, Multimedia
School : Drama Theatre

General information

Alternative names CU
कालीकट विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1968
Accreditation University Grants Commission
Motto Prosperity will be produced by pure action

Location and contacts

Address PO Calicut University Thenhipalam Malappuram District
Kozhikode, Kerala, 673635
India

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