University of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram (KU THIRUVANANTHAPURAM) - Admission

State University

NAAC A, UGC

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

State University

NAAC A, UGC

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Kerala University Admission 2022 : Courses, Application Process

Updated On - September 30 2021 by Srishti Pandey

Kerala University Admission 2022 is done on the basis of candidate merit in the national/state level entrance exam. Admission to BTech and BArch Programme is on the basis of KEAM score. Admission in all UG courses except BFA, BPA, and BPEd programmes is on the basis of merit. For admission in BFA, BPA, and BPEd courses, the university conducts its own entrance test. For all the Law programmes, candidates have to appear in the KLEE exam. For PG, MPhil, and Ph.D. course admission, the university conducts its own entrance test followed by an interview. Application forms for all the courses will be available in online mode. Candidates can get all the information related to Kerala University Admission 2022 from this article.

Kerala University Admission 2022 Highlights

Candidates can check all the important highlights of admission at the University of Kerala from the following article:

Kerala University Basic Details
ApprovalUGC
Type of InstituteState University
AccreditationsA grade by NAAC
Affiliated Colleges150+
Research Centre137
Programs OfferedUG, PG, and Doctorate
Official websitehttps://www.keralauniversity.ac.in/

Kerala University UG Admission 2022

Kerala University offers a wide range of UG level programs in B.Sc, BA, BCA, B.Com, B.Ed, B.P.Ed, BPA, BFA, LL.B & BMS courses in various streams. The eligibility criteria are that the candidates must have passed 10+2 exams in the related subject group. Candidates can check all the information related to UG course admission from the following table:

Kerala University UG Course Details
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Process
B.Sc BiochemistryCandidate should have passed 10+2 in the relevant subject group from a recognized boardAdmission is done on the basis of marks in 10+2 and the concerned subject followed by allotment rounds
 Biochemistry and Industrial Microbiology 
 Botany
 Botany and Biotechnology
 Chemistry
 Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
 Computer Science
 Computer Science (HI)
 Electronics
 Psychology
 Geography
 Geology
 Home Science
 Hotel Management and Catering Science
 Mathematics
 Microbiology
 Physics
 Physics and Computer Application
 Polymer Chemistry
 Zoology
Statistics
Biotechnology
Environmental Science & Environment and Water Management
BA (H) English Language & LiteratureThe candidate should have passed 10+2 with 70% marks in aggregate (60% for SC and 55% for ST) from a recognized boardAdmission is done based on marks in 10+2 and marks in English
BSW-The candidate should have passed 10+2 from a recognized boardAdmission is done based on marks in 10+2 and the concerned subject followed by allotment rounds
BFA-Admission is done based on entrance test followed by an Aptitude Test
BPADance
Mridangam
Veena
Violin
Vocal
B.VOCSoftware ManagementAdmission is done based on marks in 10+2 and the concerned subject followed by allotment rounds
Tourism & Hospitality Management
BMS-The candidate should have passed 10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized board.
BBA-
B.COM (Hons)-The candidate should have passed 10+2 in commerce stream from a recognized board. Non-Commerce group candidates must have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate
B.COMCommerce & Hotel Management and Catering
Commerce & Tax Procedure and Practice
Commerce & Tourism and Travel Management
Commerce with Computer Application
BCA-The candidate should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board with Mathematics as one of the main subjects.
B.ED.CommerceCandidate must have Graduation Degree from a recognized university
 English
 Geography
 Hindi
 Arabic
 Mathematics
 Home Science
 Malayalam
 Natural Science
 Physical Science
 Sanskrit
 Social Science
 Tamil
B.P.Ed-Admission is done based on Entrance test followed by an Aptitude Test
LL.B-Admission is done based on a merit list drawn by Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE)
BA-LL.B-The candidate should have passed 10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized board.
BBA-LL.B-
B.Com-LL.B 
B.A.Communicative ArabicCandidate should have passed 10+2 in the relevant subject group from a recognized boardAdmission is based on marks in 10+2 and the concerned subject followed by allotment rounds
Arabic Language & Literature
Philosophy
 Economics
 English and Communicative English
 Tamil
 Hindi Language & Literature
 History
 Islamic History
 Journalism and Mass Communication and Video Production
 Malayalam and Mass Communication
 Malayalam: Language, Culture & Literature
 Music
 Political Science
 Psychology
 Sanskrit (Special Jyothisha)
 Sanskrit (Special Nyaya)
 Sanskrit (Special Sahithya)
 Sanskrit (Special Vedanta)
 Sanskrit (Special Vyakarana)
 Sanskrit General
 Sanskrit Special
 Sociology
Key Points:
  • The university offers relaxation in the qualifying marks as mentioned here: SEBC: 2%, SC/ST: Pass, and PWD: 5%.
  • University offers B.Ed. Degree Course in Govt./ Aided and Self-financing colleges.
  • For BFA, BA (Music), BPA, and B.P.Ed courses, the candidates can apply directly to the concerned colleges.
Kerala University UG Courses Application Process:  Aspirants can apply online by visiting the official website of Kerala University. Students have to pay Rs 350 for general (Rs 150 for SC/ST) as application fee either online or through challan in any branch of SBI. In the case of payment through challan, the candidates have to retain the university copy as it will be required at the time of final admission.

Kerala University B.Tech & B.Arch Admission 2022

Kerala University offers B.Tech and B.Arch course in the various disciplines at the UG level. Candidates need to qualify in KEAM to secure admission in these courses. Candidates can also apply based on NATA score for admission to B.Arch course.  As a part of the selection process, KEAM qualified students have to attend the counseling session which will be organized by the Government of Kerala after the announcement of the result. Other details can be found below:
Kerala University BTech and BArch Course Details
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Process
B.TECH.Applied Electronics & Instrumentation EngineeringCandidate must have passed 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology from a recognized boardAdmission is based on KEAM score followed by counseling
Bio-Technology and Bio-Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering (PT)
Computer Science & Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering (PT)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering (PT)
Information Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (PT)
Mechanical Stream - Automobile Engineering
Mechanical Stream - Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Stream - Production Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering (PT)
B.Arch-Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board along with Mathematics as an optional subject (with not less than 50% marks) from a recognized boardAdmission is based on a valid score in NATA or KEAM
Application Process: For B.Arch and B.Tech program, you have to apply online through the official website of CEE Kerala. The application fee for general is Rs 600, for SC/ST candidates it is Rs 300 & there is no fee for ST candidates.

Kerala University PG Admission 2022

Kerala University also offers MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MVA, MPA, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, MSW, and MCJ courses. Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in the minimum requirement for admission. Admission is based on the marks in the university-level entrance test followed by an interview and evaluation of the relevant work experience. Other details can be found below:

Kerala University PG Course Details
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility Criteria
 
Selection Process
M.SC.Applied ChemistryCandidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized university Admission is based on Entrance test followed by an interview
Bio-Informatics
Bio-Technology
Biochemistry
Botany
Chemistry
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Electronics
Environmental Science
Food and Dairy Biotechnology
Geography
Home Science (Extension Education)
Home Science (Family Resource Management)
Home Science (Food & Nutrition)
Home Science (Nutrition & Dietetics)
Mathematics
Medicinal Chemistry
Microbiology
Physics
Polymer Chemistry
Psychology
Statistics
Analytical Chemistry
Geology
Zoology
M.APsychologycandidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized universityAdmission is based on Entrance test followed by an interview
Arabic Language & Literature
Politics
Public Administration
Sanskrit (Special Jyothisha)
Sanskrit (Special Nyaya)
Sanskrit (Special Sahithya)
Sanskrit (Special Vedanta)
Sanskrit (Special Vyakarana)
Sanskrit Language & Literature
Sanskrit Special
Personal Management
Political Science
Philosophy
Tamil Language & Literature
Syriac
Music
Sociology
Hindi Language & Literature
Malayalam with Media Studies
English Language & Literature
Economics
Business Economics
Human Resource Management
Malayalam Language & Literature
Islamic History
History
Malayalam Language & Literature
M.COM-Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized universityAdmission is based on Entrance test followed by an interview
MCJ-
MPADance
Mridangam
Veena
Violin
Vocal
M.ED-
M.P.ED.-
Master of Visual Arts (MVA)Master of Visual Arts (MVA)
Arts
History
MSW-
MTA-

Kerala University M.Tech, M.Arch, M.Plan, MBA & MCA Admission 2022

Kerala University offers M. Tech, M.Plan, M.Arch, MBA, and MCA courses in various specializations. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline is the minimum eligibility for admission. MBA admission is offered based on candidates’ performance in KMAT/ CAT or CMAT followed by GD and PI. For all the PG courses, Kerala University conducts separate entrance test followed by an interview. GATE qualified candidates are also eligible to apply for M.Tech program. Other details can be found below:
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Process
M.TECHCE (Geoinformatics)Candidate must have passed B.Tech/B.E in the related discipline with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/ PWD and 53% for OBC) in aggregate from a recognized universityAdmission is based on GATE score or entrance test conducted by the university followed by an interview
CE (Geotechnical Engineering - PT)
CE (Geotechnical Engineering)
CE (Hydraulics Engineering)
CE (Structural Engineering)
CE (Structural Engineering and Construction Management)
CE (Traffic and Transportation Engineering)
CE(Environmental Engineering)
CE-Structural Engineering (PT)
Computer Science & Engineering
CSE - Information Security
ECE (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation -PT)
ECE (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation)
ECE (Embedded Systems)
ECE (Microwave and TV Engineering - PT)
ECE (Microwave and TV Engineering)
ECE (Signal Processing - PT)
ECE (Signal Processing)
ECE (Telecommunication Engineering)
ECE - Communication Systems
EEE (Control Systems)
EEE (Electrical Machines)
EEE (Guidance and Navigational Control)
EEE (Industrial Instrumentation and Control)
EEE (Power System & Control )
EEE (Power Systems - PT)
EEE (Power Systems)
EEE - Power Control and Drives
IT (Network Engineering)
ME (Computer Integrated Manufacturing)
ME (Industrial Engineering - PT)
ME (Industrial Engineering)
ME (Industrial Refrigeration and Cryogenic Engineering)
ME (Machine Design)
ME (Propulsion Engineering)
ME (Thermal Science - PT)
ME (Thermal Science)
ME - Machine Design (PT)
ME - Propulsion Engineering (PT)
Technology Management
BB (Molecular Medicine)
EEE (Control Systems - PT)
M.Arch-The candidate must have passed B. Arch. from a recognized institute with 55% marksAdmission is based on University-based entrance followed by an interview
M.Plan-The candidate must have passed B. Plan from a recognized institute with 55% marks
MBA (Full-Time)Travel & TourismThe candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregateAdmission is based on KMAT/ CMAT/ CAT score followed by GD and PI
MBA (Part-Time)-Admission is based on University-based entrance followed by an interview
MBA (Evening)-
MBA Regular (Evening)-
MBA (Integrated)-Candidate must have passed 10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized board
MCA-Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Mathematics as one of the main subjects
Key Point:
  • For PG courses, the rank list will be prepared by considering 80% at Bachelor’s level and 10% marks for work experience and 10% for interview.
  • For MBA, The provisional rank list for admission to the MBA program will be prepared based on the score obtained by the candidate in the Entrance Test (80% weightage), Group Discussion (10% weightage) and Interview (10% weightage). 

Kerala University M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2022

Kerala University offers M.Phil & Ph.D. courses. M.Phil. the program once a year while the admission process for the Ph.D. program is conducted twice a year. 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in the relevant Master’s degree is the mandatory eligibility requirement. Admission to both the courses is offered on the basis of candidates’ performance in university-based entrance followed by an interview for the shortlisted candidates. Other details can be found below:
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Process
M.Phil/ Ph.D.ArabicEnglishCandidate must have obtained a Master’s degree in the related discipline with at least 55% marks from any recognized universityAdmission is based on the performance of entrance test organized by the University of Kerala followed by an interview
ArchaeologyEducation
BiochemistryEnvironmental Sciences
BotanyFuture Studies
ChemistryGeology
CommerceHindi
Computational Biology & BioinformaticsHistory
Computer ScienceIMK
DemographyIslamic Studies
Library & Information ScienceMusic
LinguisticsNanoscience & Technology
MalayalamOptoelectronics
MathematicsManuscriptology
PhilosophyPolitical Science
PhysicsPsychology
RussianSanskrit
SociologyStatistics
TamilZoology
Aquatic Biology & FisheriesEconomics
Law
Key Points:
  • Candidates with valid sore in any of the following entrance exam- DBT-JRF/ DST-INSPIRE/ UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ GATE/ ICAR/ ICMR or SLET are exempted from PhD entrance exam.
  • M.Phil entrance test is a three-hour test which consists of 50% question fro Research Methodology and 50% form the subject concerned.
  • Final admission to M.Phil is based on 50% weightage to the entrance-test, 40% to the qualifying examination, and 10% to the interview round.

Kerala University Application Process

Candidates must remit the cost of the Application form and Prospectus (Rs. 250/-) in order to complete the online application process.

  • Fees shall be remitted through Demand Draft (DD), drawn in favor of the Finance Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, and payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • The fee should be remitted by pay-in-slip at the Cash Counters at the University Office, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, and at the University Campus, Kariavattom.

Candidate should follow the given steps in order to complete the online application process:

  1. Remit the application fee.
  2. Log on to “www.ideku.net”
  3. Click the button ‘Apply Online’
  4. Select the course of study
  5. Fill-in the On-line application form
  6. Submit the Application
  7. Take a printout of the Acknowledgment
  8. Send the Acknowledgement with fee and document (TC and Qualifying Certificates in ORIGINAL, Photocopy of SSLC, etc.)

Documents required at the time of form submission:

Candidate may need the following list of scanned documents (jpg format) while filling the application form:

  • Passport size photo (dimensions:150x200, 40kb)
  • Scanned signature (dimensions:150x60 size, 40kb)
  • Copy of Class 10 mark sheet/certificate
  • Copy of Class 12 mark sheet/certificate
  • Copy of graduation degree (in case of PG and doctorate programmes)
  • Copy of SC/ST certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of Kerala nativity certificate (if applicable) 
  • Original community certificate/BPL certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate in the case of SEBC/ OEC candidates (if applicable)       

Duly filled-in applications should be sent through registered post in a cover super-scribed with ‘APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION’ to the following address:

The Director,
School of Distance Education,
University of Kerala, Palayam,
Thiruvananthapuram- 695 034

Steps for Online Registration Process Kerala University 2022

The procedure online application form filling consists of the following mandatory steps:

  • Step 1: Registering on the Kerala University official website
  • Step 2: Enter Personal Details, Qualifying Examination details, and Options for various programs.
  • Step 3: Now, click to proceed with the online payment.
  • Step 4: Photo and signature uploading – Upload the scanned photo and signature in the prescribed format given in the site.
  • Step 5: Option For verifying the application – Here the candidates can verify the application and edit the details.
  • Step 6: Candidates are advised to print the application form for future reference. This must be produced at the time of admission. 

Kerala University Course-wise Fee 2022

Candidates can check the fees for various courses provided by Kerala University at UG level from the table given below:

Kerala University UG Course-wise Fees
CourseFee per semester (in Rs)
BTech48,425
BBA36,000
BMS36,000
BCom3,000
BSc9,000
BA3,000
BFA36,000
BPA36,900
BSW36,000
BArch71,825
BALLB
71,825
BBA LLB
BCom LLB
LLB36,000
BCA37,500
B.Ed50,000
BPEd36,000
BVoc34,500

Kerala University PG programmes' fee (per semester) is given below:

Kerala University PG Course-wise Fees
CourseFee (in Rs)
MTech11,485
MBA14,440
MCom30,000
MSc
564
MA
MCA36,000
MEd80,000

Kerala University

University of Kerala (UoK), formerly the University of Travancore, is an affiliating university located in Thiruvananthapuram, capital of the state of Kerala, India. It was established in 1937. It was founded with the name of the University of Travancore which was later changed to the University of Kerala. It is one of the first 16 universities in India and is approved by UGC. In the NIRF 2018, the university was ranked in the 30th position. it offers various UG, PG, and Doctoral courses in several disciplines in the field of Engineering, Architecture, Law, Management, Basic Sciences, Arts, Commerce, and Education.

 

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