University of Calicut: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2509 of 14,131 In the World
#753 of 5,830 In Asia
#59 of 876 In India
#3 of 20 In Kerala
#596 of 1,689 For Botany

Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uoc.ac.in
Languages
English;Malayaam
Acceptance rate
47%*

* The University of Calicut is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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
Full time employee1,250

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,055
Citations
21,774

University of Calicut majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
708 / 8,475
Chemistry
689 / 8,785
Physics
614 / 8,280
Engineering
436 / 4,783
Materials Science
367 / 4,350
Botany
327 / 4,017
Environmental Science
176 / 1,279
Medicine
171 / 1,670
Inorganic Chemistry
134 / 2,138
Chemical Engineering
129 / 1,743
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
123 / 970
Atomic and Molecular physics
107 / 1,191
Zoology
91 / 356
Ecology
89 / 212
Radiochemistry
78 / 806
Astrophysics and Astronomy
67 / 1,854
Computer Science
66 / 268
Biochemistry
60 / 688
Mathematics
60 / 401
Horticulture
59 / 269
Geography and Cartography
48 / 104
Psychology
46 / 153
Quantum and Particle physics
44 / 486
Demography
42 / 894
Business
41 / 175
Organic Chemistry
38 / 572
Nanotechnology
38 / 996
Economics
32 / 144
Nuclear Physics
32 / 453
Nutrition and Food Science
31 / 852
Sociology
29 / 22
Agricultural Science
25 / 604
Anatomy and Physiology
23 / 242
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
22 / 85
Optical Engineering
22 / 40
Applied Mathematics
22 / 185
Evolutionary Biology
22 / 378
Pharmacology
22 / 208
Microbiology
19 / 89
Art & Design
18 / 4

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 69
1992 9 41
1993 16 59
1994 10 64
1995 9 83
1996 12 57
1997 11 55
1998 16 73
1999 9 83
2000 17 103
2001 12 94
2002 20 84
2003 31 142
2004 24 130
2005 27 178
2006 28 193
2007 35 293
2008 52 390
2009 40 582
2010 46 711
2011 77 764
2012 88 983
2013 108 1093
2014 115 1159
2015 157 1340
2016 213 1563
2017 204 2006
2018 229 2252
2019 191 2823
2020 194 3490
2021 245 4376

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750$1,750
International students $1,750$1,750

The University of Calicut has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++

University of Calicut alumni

  1. John Abraham

    John Abraham
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actormodelfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    John Abraham is an Indian actor, film producer and former model who appears in Hindi films. After modelling for numerous advertisements and companies, he made his film debut with Jism (2003), earning a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut nomination. This was followed by his breakout antagonistic roles in the top-grossing action thriller Dhoom (2004), and in Zinda (2006), for which he received two Filmfare Best Villain Award nomination. Abraham was later critically praised for Water (2005) and Baabul (2006), the latter of which gained him a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award nomination.

  2. Anju Bobby George

    Anju Bobby George
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    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 m. 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 score of 6.83 at the 2004 Athens Olympics. In March 2021, Anju won the BBC lifetime achievement award for best athlete in India.

  3. Sithara Krishnakumar

    Sithara Krishnakumar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    singercomposersinger-songwriter
    Biography

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

  4. K. Sachhidanandan

    K. Sachhidanandan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    linguistpoettranslatorliterary critic
    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.

General info

Alternative names CU
कालीकट विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1968
Accreditation University Grants Commission
Motto Prosperity will be produced by pure action
Academic structure Faculty of Science
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Language and Literature
Faculty of Education
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Location and Contacts

Address Calicut University PO
Tenhipalam, Kerala, 673 635
India
Phone +91 (494) 240 0241
Fax +91 (494) 240 0269

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