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Vice Chancellor's Message


"I slept and dreamt that life was joy

I awoke and saw that life was service.

I acted and behold, service was a joy.”              


                                                     Rabindranath Tagore                

Prof. Dr.  MK Jayaraj    

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Since its founding in 1968, the University of Calicut has grown to become one of Kerala’s most prestigious and largest Universities, known for its excellence in teaching, research and service. We have more than 300000 student enrollments every year spanning across five districts in Kerala. Our Centre for Distance and Online Education and Private Registration are of great help to those who prefer it.

Our research programs range across all disciplines and total commitment is essential to achieve the goals. As we look to the future, one thing is certain - technology and knowledge will be key resources, most sought after within the country and around the world. Therefore, it is our paramount duty to help generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued for their specialized knowledge. Our acumen to research, communicate and solve issues is to be improved upon from time to time. To meet these challenges, alliances with research institutions, partnership with Government and other agencies are to be undertaken expeditiously. We should leave no stone unturned to ensure the quality of our academic programs and excellence of our teaching, learning and research.

As Vice-Chancellor, I take it as an honor and privilege to convey that the University of Calicut has been conferred 54th position among Universities in NIRF 2020 ranking and a distinction of ‘A’ grade in the NAAC accreditation. This is the byproduct of dedication and concerted efforts from all corners. In the rapidly evolving society of today, it has become more important than ever for the University to adapt, evolve and be the cornerstone of creating knowledge. The excellence of the University has always come from the individual strengths of our extremely diverse members. With many more miles to go, let us shoulder the responsibility and work together to take this institution to greater heights.

In the words of Helen Keller,

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”

Vice Chancellor

University Of Calicut