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Kannur University
കണ്ണൂര്‍ സര്‍വ്വകലാശാല
Kannur university-logo.png
Established 01996
Type Public
Chancellor P. Sathasivam
Vice-Chancellor M.K.Abdul Khader
Location Kannur, Kerala, India
11°58′58″N 75°21′51″E / 11.98278°N 75.36417°E / 11.98278; 75.36417Coordinates: 11°58′58″N 75°21′51″E / 11.98278°N 75.36417°E / 11.98278; 75.36417
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC and AIU
Website www.kannuruniversity.ac.in

Kannur University was established in 1996 to provide development of higher education in Kasaragod, Kannur, and Wayanad districts of Kerala, India. It was established after the passing of Act No. 22 of 1996 of the Kerala Legislative Assembly. A university by the name of "Malabar University" had come into existence even earlier by the passing of an ordinance by the Governor of Kerala, on 9 November 1995.

Kannur University was inaugurated on 2 March 1996 by the Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala. The objective of the Kannur University Act, 1996 was to establish in the state of Kerala a teaching, residential and affiliating university to provide for the development of higher education in Kasargod and Kannur revenue Districts and the Mananthavady Taluk of Wayanad District.[1]

Kannur University is a multi-campus university, at Kannur, Kasargod, Mananthavady, Payyannur, Thalassery, and Kanhangad.[2]


Kannur University includes the following Department 
  • School of Information Science & Technology, Department of Information Technology
  • School of English & Foreign Languages, Department of Studies in English
  • School of Education, Department of Education
  • School of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology
  • School of Science & Technology
  • School of Life Sciences, Department of Biotechnology & Microbiology; Food Science
  • School of Management Studies, Department of Management Studies
  • School of Development Studies, Department of Applied Economics
  • School of Business Administration, (M.B.A)
  • School of Legal Studies, Department of Law
  • School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Department of Physical Education
  • School of Chemical Sciences, Department of Chemistry
  • School of Pure and Applied Physics, Department of Physics
  • School of Visual and Fine Arts, Department of Music
  • School of Pedagogical Sciences
  • School of Indian Languages
  • School of Geography & Environment
  • School of Health Sciences
  • Inter University Center for Bioscience
  • Department of Library and Information Science

Affiliated colleges[edit]

Government colleges
  • Govt. College, Vidya Nagar
  • E. K. Nayanar Memorial Govt. College
  • K. M. M Govt. Women’s College
  • Govt. College Mananthavady, Nallurnad
  • Government Brennen College, Dharmadam,Thalassery
  • Government College Thalassery,Chokli,Thalassery
  • Govinda Pai Memorial Govt. College
  • Govt arts and science college payyanur,peringome po
Professional colleges
Training colleges
  • Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thalassery
Arts and science colleges (aided)
Training colleges (aided)
  • P.K.M. College of Education
  • Keyi Sahib Training College
Oriental title colleges (aided)
  • Nusrathul Islam Arabic College
  • Darul Irshad Arabic College
Unaided colleges
  • College of Applied Science, Pattuvam
  • College of Applied Science, Pettikundu
  • College of Applied Science, Kuthuparamba
  • Mar Thoma College for the Hearing Impaired, Cherkala, Kasaragod
  • Malabar Islamic Complex Arts & Science College
  • Gurudev Arts & Science College
  • Aditya Kiran College of Applied Studies
  • Sir Syed Institute of Technical Studies
  • Taliparamba Arts & Science College
  • Deva Matha Arts & Science College
  • Mary Matha Arts & Science College
  • Sharaf Arts & Science College
  • Bhaskara College of Arts
  • Sa-A-Diya Arts & Science College
  • SNDP Yogam Arts & Science College
  • Dr. Ambedkar Arts & Science College, Sreesailam
  • Mahatma Gandhi Arts & Science College, Chendayad
  • I.T.M College of Arts & Science
  • Nalanda College of Arts & Science
  • Chinmaya Arts & Science College for Women
  • Peoples Co-Opeartive arts & Science College
  • Khansa Women’s College for advanced Studies
  • St. Joseph’s College, Pilathara
  • M. E. S. College
  • Sibga Arts & Science College
  • Our College of Applied Sciences
  • Wadihuda Institute of Research and Advanced Studies
Oriental title colleges (un-aided)
  • Ideal Arabic College
  • Al-Maquar Arabic College
Professional colleges (un-aided)
  • Lal Bahadur Shastry College of Engineering Kasargod
  • Sree Narayanan Guru College of Engineering & Technology Payyannur
  • Vimal Jyothi Engineering College Chemberi,Kannur
  • Institute of Technology, Mayyil Kannur
  • Chinmaya Institute of Technology Chala,Kannur
  • Don Bosco Arts & Science College Kannur
  • Mar Thoma College of Special Education
  • A. W. H Al Badar Special College
  • Malabar Institue of technology,Anjarakkandi Integrated campus, Kannur
  • College of Engineering & Technology, Payyanur, Kaithapram, Mathamangalam P.O., Kannur 670 307
  • St. Thomas College of Engineering and Technology, Sivapuram, Mattannur,Kannur
  • North Malabar Institute of Technology,kanchangad
  • Sadguru Swamy Nithyananda Institute of Technology, Kanhangad, Kasaragod
  • Mar Thoma College of Special Education, Badiadka, Beejanthadka, Perdala (P.O)
  • St. Gregorious College of Engineering, Devalokam, Perla, Kasaragod
  • People Institute of Management Studies, Munnad, Kasaragod 671541
  • Malik Deenar Institute of Management Studies , Seethangoli,
Ayurveda colleges (un-aided)
  • Parassinikadavu Ayurveda Medical College
Medical colleges (un-aided)
  • Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram
  • Kannur Medical College
Dental colleges (un-aided)
  • Century International Institute of Dental Science and Research centre
  • Pariyaram Dental College
  • Kannur Dental College
Pharmacy colleges (un-aided)
  • Crescent B. Pharm College
  • Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ACME
  • Malik Deenar College of Pharmacy
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Pharmacy
Nursing colleges (un-aided)
  • Malik Deenar College of Nursing
  • College of Nursing, A. C. M. E.
  • Koyili College of Nursing
  • Century College of Nursing
  • Canossa College of Nursing
  • College of Nursing Kannur Medical College
  • Lourde College of Nursing
Other colleges
  • Co-operative Institute of health Sciences


  1. ^ http://www.kannuruniversity.ac.in The Official Website of Kannur University
  2. ^ http://www.kannuruniversity.ac.in Official website of Kannur University

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