The University was created through a Government plan bifurcating Kerala University. With ‘Nirmaya Karmana Sree’ as it motto.
The University of Calicut is the largest University in Kerala. Established in the year 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala. The University aims to nurture excellence in education and research in its catchment areas of Northern Kerala, historically consigned to the periphery of Kerala’s academic map. The University lays its emphasis on fostering quality human resource and promoting productive research that benefit both local communities and wider humanity.The University was created through a Government plan bifurcating Kerala University.
1. NIRF (India Rankings of 2017): 57th with a score of 38.45 BRICS University Rankings: 2. 6th among Indian Universities. 3. 18th position among the country’s Higher Education Institutions. 4. 114th position among BRICS Nations.