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Higher Education

Kerala has seven universities at present, they are
1. Kerala University - Thiruvananthapuram
2. Calicut University - Kozhikkod
3. Cochin University of Science and Technology- Kochi
4. Mahatma Gandhi University- Kottayam
5. Kannur University-Kannur
6. Kerala Agricultural University-Thrissur
7. Sri Sankara University of Sanskrit- Kalady

Under Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi and Kannur Universities there are 186 Arts & Science Colleges, of which 38 are Government Colleges and 148 are in Private aided Sector.
Enrollment in Arts and Science Colleges in Kerala -2000

Name of University Pre-degree Degree Post Graduate Total
Kerala University 40341 49145 5271 94757
Mahatma Gandhi University 45497 39194 4577 89268
Calicut University 34301 43658 3663 81622
Kannur University 10512 12888 1074 24474
Total 130651 144885 14585 290121









University-wise/Management-wise Number of Arts & Science Colleges in Kerala



Name of University
1999
2000
  Govt. Private Aided Total Govt. Private Aided Total
Kerala
9
37
46
9
37
46
Calicut
16
44
60
16
44
60
Mahatma Gandhi
7
55
62
7
55
62
Sanskrit
--
--
--
--
--
--
Kannur
6
12
18
6
12
18
Total
38
148
186
38
148
186














District-wise Number of Arts & Science Colleges in Kerala (1999 and 2000)




1999
2000



Sl.No Districts Govt. Private Aided Total Govt. Private Aided Total
1 1 Thriuvananthpuram
8
12
20
8
12
20
2 Kollam
1
12
13
1
12
13
3 Pathanamthitta
-
-
9
-
9
9
4 Alappuzha
-
12
12
-
12
12
5 Kottayam
1
20
21
1
20
21
6 Idukki
2
6
8
2
6
8
7 Ernakulam
4
21
25
4
21
25
8 Thrissur
3
17
20
3
17
20
9 Palakkad
3
7
10
3
7
10
10 Malappuram
3
9
12
3
9
12
11 Kozhikkod
6
8
14
6
8
14
12 Wayanad
2
4
6
2
4
6
13 Kannur
2
9
11
2
9
11
14 Kasaragod
3
2
5
3
2
5
  TOTAL
38
148
186
38
148
186




























Enrollment of PDC Students during 1999-2000




Name of Group Boys Girls Total Boys Girls Total Boys Girls Total
First Group
8865
8836
17701
8871
9636
18507
17736
18472
36208

Second Group

5125
7825
12950
5025
8725
13750
10150
16550
26700
Third Group
7635
8857
16492
7525
9643
17168
15160
18500
33660
Fourth Group
6015
7635
13650
6145
8351
14496
12160
15986
28146
Fifth Group
785
1995
2780
868
2289
3157
1653
4284
5937
Total
28425
35148
63573
28434
38644
67078
56859
73792
130651












Distance Education
          Various Universities conducts correspondence courses for those who need it. They conduct conventional degree courses through conduct programmes and with study materials. That has introduced a liberalized degree programme which has attracted thousands of students.

 
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