University of Kerala or കേരള സർവ്വകലാശാല (UoK) - public higher education institution in India. UoK began its academic activity in1937. The main building of the university proudly stands in Thiruvananthapuram inside an urban campus.

University ranking. University of Kerala has a high position in the academic rankings of India. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission committee requests both examination results and the document on previous academic performance. More than a half (60%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at UoK, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. The academic year is divided into semesters like in many other educational institutions of India. 2,500 USD/год. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 2,500 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. The students of the university can also receive their degree online. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. University of Kerala is classified as a large university with more than 100,000 concurrent students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The education is provided by more than 3000 teachers and professors. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs.

Infrastructure of UoK. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory. It is worth noting that in addition to being a part of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the university also has a membership in the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Distance Education Council (DEC).
Ranking   1853   58
കേരള സർവ്വകലാശാല
Country India
City Thiruvananthapuram
Bachelor (foreigners) 2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 13 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 13 USD/year.
Living expenses $171 -280 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1937
Abbreviation UoK
Teachers 2,999
Students 100,000
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Knowledge/intellect is revealed through action
• University Grants Commission, India
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
• Distance Education Council (DEC)
World ranking 1853
Country ranking 58
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1853
Cost of living in Thiruvananthapuram
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 46 73
Food 72 105
Transportation 4 18
Communications and utilities 34 30
Clothing 9 36
Sports and leisure 5 18
Total 171 280
Accommodation in Thiruvananthapuram USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 47
Shared room in city centre 74
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 69
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 100
Alternative title
bn কেরল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
French Université du kerala
ml കേരള സർ വകലാശാല
ta கேரளா பல்கலைக்கழகம்
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