Under the Central Universities Act 2009 (Parliament Act No. 25 of 2009) Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, came into existence. University is approved by NAAC accreditation with B++ grade. The University is guided by the lofty ideals of moral steadfastness and intellectual and spiritual enlightenment, academic and social commitment and founded on the noble vision of a ‘caring wisdom’.
With 17 students enrolling in two PG programmes University opened its academic portals in October 2009. From a rented building at Nayanmarmoola and operated. With a total enrolment of 1098 odd students, in the academic year of 2017-18 CU Kerala has grown into an institution offering seventeen postgraduate and research programmes.
The twenty two departments viz., Genomic Science, Plant Science, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Bio-Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Economics, English & Comparative Literature, Hindi, Linguistics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, Public administration and policy studies, International Relations & Politics, Social Work, Mathematics, Physics, Law, Malayalam, Public Health and community medicine, Geology, and Yoga studies function under elevan Schools, viz., School of Global Studies, School of Earth Science Systems, School of Education, School of Biological Sciences, School of Economics, School of Languages & Comparative Literature, School Physical Sciences , School of Social Sciences, School of Legal Studies, School of Medicine and Public health and School of Cultural studies.
University is located in 310 acres of land allocated by the Govt. of Kerala at (Tejaswini Hills) at Periye, Kasaragod in 2012. Dr. Jancy James is the first Vice-Chancellor of the University.
|Institute Type||Central University|
|Name of the Institute||Central University of Kerala - CUK|
|Affiliated||Govt. of Kerala|