Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod
University : Central University of Kerala
About University : Central University of Kerala (CUK) is one of the 15 Central Universities established under "The Central Universities Act, 2009 (Parliament Act No.25 of 2009)". In January 2009, it started functioning from a transit campus in Vidyanagar, Kasaragod, with two academic programmes: MA in English and Comparative Literature and MA in Economics.
The Vidyanagar campus houses the offices of the Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer and Controller of Examinations, the School of Languages & Comparative Literature, and School of Global Studies, Central Library, Computer Centre, Language Lab, Council Meeting Hall, Guest House, etc. In 2010, the CUK Science schools started functioning from the Riverside campus at Kanhangad, about 20 km south of Vidyanagar. It houses the office of the Dean of Biological Sciences, library extension centre, computer centre and the schools of Biological Sciences, and Mathematical and Physical Sciences. CUK has statewide jurisdiction, and can establish regional centers in any part of the State.
Based on the principles of excellence, ‘caring wisdom’ and equal opportunity for all, the Central University of Kerala (CUK) is one of the 15 new Central Universities established under “The Central Universities Act, 2009 (Act No. 25 of 2009)”. CUK aims to extend the scope of learning through a holistic methodology that accommodates diverse linguistic, scientific and cultural traditions. The university is headquartered at Kasaragod, the northernmost district of Kerala and has state-wide jurisdiction. It opened its doors in June 2009 with only 17 students, operating from the transit campus in Vidyanagar along with the administrative offices and the University Library. Soon after, the university started the Riverside Transit Campus at Padannakad, 35km further south, which houses the science schools. The permanent campus of the University is being set up at Tejaswini Hills, Periye on a panoramic stretch of 310 acres of land beside the National Highway. In November 2013, the construction of the first set of buildings was completed at Periye. At present, five academic departments are functioning in the permanent campus.
Website : http://cukerala.ac.in/
Address : Central University of Kerala
Tejaswini Hills,Periye (PO), Kasaragod (DT),
Kerala - 671316
Phone: + 91 4994 256420
Fax: +91 4994 257 033