University of Kerala: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2137 of 14,131 In the World
#629 of 5,830 In Asia
#46 of 876 In India
#2 of 20 In Kerala
#1 of 5 In Thiruvananthapuram
#257 of 1,571 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 14 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJune to March
Enrollment2,500
Full time employee2,750

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,039
Citations
64,569

University of Kerala majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
1,464 / 37,874
Biology
1,159 / 23,899
Engineering
893 / 15,654
Physics
781 / 13,663
Materials Science
669 / 12,011
Environmental Science
520 / 7,651
Medicine
462 / 7,802
Computer Science
412 / 2,384
Biochemistry
294 / 10,891
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
220 / 1,415
Botany
205 / 2,433
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
201 / 1,148
Mathematics
186 / 770
Inorganic Chemistry
185 / 5,161
Chemical Engineering
173 / 3,299
Radiochemistry
159 / 7,251
Pharmacology
150 / 4,572
Geology
133 / 1,777
Zoology
109 / 1,125
Computer Vision
108 / 771
Geography and Cartography
101 / 1,294
Statistics
96 / 522
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
95 / 1,606
Ecology
92 / 1,250
Business
84 / 291
Optical Engineering
79 / 1,283
Demography
79 / 739
Organic Chemistry
77 / 1,714
Nutrition and Food Science
75 / 3,000
Applied Mathematics
71 / 229
Hydrology and Water resources management
70 / 1,770
Nanotechnology
66 / 3,219
Oncology and Cancer research
60 / 1,106
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
58 / 590
Metallurgical Engineering
56 / 1,286
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
52 / 542
Molecular Biology
48 / 924
Anatomy and Physiology
47 / 307
Earth science and Geophysics
45 / 437
Horticulture
43 / 232

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 61 152
1992 60 191
1993 43 167
1994 41 169
1995 57 200
1996 42 173
1997 63 239
1998 56 278
1999 47 337
2000 35 416
2001 61 469
2002 57 684
2003 52 960
2004 42 846
2005 57 1089
2006 80 1282
2007 92 1488
2008 134 1751
2009 135 2251
2010 138 2781
2011 176 3461
2012 182 3718
2013 204 4458
2014 216 4847
2015 248 4748
2016 216 5112
2017 302 5104
2018 271 5055
2019 269 6066
2020 403 7340
2021 476 8976

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $1,750$1,750

The University of Kerala has financial aid programs and 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 Kerala alumni

  1. K. R. Narayanan

    K. R. Narayanan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1920-2005 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Kocheril Raman Narayanan listen was an Indian statesman, diplomat, academician and politician who served as the tenth president of India (1997–2002) and ninth vice president of India (1992–1997).

  2. Ottaplakkal Neelakandan Velu Kurup

    Ottaplakkal Neelakandan Velu Kurup
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1931-2016 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    poetlyricistsongwriterwriterplaywright
    Biography

    Ottaplakkal Neelakandan Velu Kurup was a Malayalam poet and lyricist from Kerala, India, who won the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award in India for the year 2007. He received the awards Padma Shri in 1998 and Padma Vibhushan in 2011, the fourth and second highest civilian honours from the Government of India. In 2007 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by University of Kerala, Trivandrum. O. N. V. was known for his leftist leaning. He was a leader of All India Students Federation (AISF). He died on 13 February 2016 at KIMS hospital in Thiruvananthapuram due to age-related illnesses, aged 84.

  3. Veena George

    Veena George
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Veena George is an Indian politician and current Minister for Health and Family Welfare in the Government of Kerala. She is elected from Aranmula constituency to the Kerala Legislative Assembly representing Communist Party of India. Prior to joining politics, she has worked with major Malayalam news channels for over 16 years. She is also the first female executive editor among Malayalam news channels.

  4. Ramesh Chennithala

    Ramesh Chennithala
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ramesh Chennithala, [ɾɐmeːʃ t͡ʃen̺ːit̪ːɐlɐ],, is an Indian politician, and the senior leader of the Indian National Congress. He was the Leader of the Opposition in the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly. He also served as the state Home Minister in the Government of Kerala for two years. He holds the record of the youngest minister in Kerala at the age of 28.

General info

Alternative names KU
कर्मणि व्यज्यते प्रज्ञा
Founded 1937
Accreditation National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). University Grants Commission
Motto Wisdom manifests itself in action
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Location and Contacts

Address University Buildings, Palayam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 695 034
India
City population 744,000
Phone +91 (471) 230 6634
Fax +91 (471) 230 7158

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