Calicut University

Tirur - Calicut Road, Thenhipalam, Kerala 673635

Kerala | Approved By NAAC-A | Type : State | Estd: 1968

Calicut University, Kerala: Campus, Infrastructure and Hostel Details

Calicut University Campus

The campus of Calicut University situated in Tenhipalam which is 24 km south of the city of Calicut. Calicut University has two off-campus centres which are located at Thrissur and Wayanad. Information Centres of Calicut University are also set up in five districts to provide better access to students. Calicut University also has self-financing centres which are situated in different areas.

Calicut University Infrastructure Facilities

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Office
  • Administration Block
  • Pareeksha Bhavan
  • School of Distance Education
  • Academic Staff College
  • Educational and Multimedia Research Centre
  • Computer Centre
  • University Library
  • Students Trap
  • Madhava Observatory
  • Guest House
  • Seminar Hall

Calicut University Departments

Calicut University campus has various departments such as:

  • Arabic
  • Botany
  • Biotechnology
  • Women Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce and Management Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Life Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Life Long Learning and Extension
  • Malayalam and Kerala Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Nanoscience and Technology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Russian and Comparative Literature
  • Sanskrit
  • Folklore Studies
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Sociology and Law

Facilities in Calicut University


  • In the library of Calicut University has more than 90,000 books, 218 journals subscription and 10 newspapers. The library contains lots of books, journals, maps, CDs, theses, dissertations many more.
  • Library reference service of the Calicut University is known as C.H. Mohammed Koya Library.
  • There is also another library in University Study Centers for students.

Sports Complex

Calicut University organizes lots of Sports festivals in which students can participate and win it. Calicut university also has various different types of sports area and complex to practice students for events and matches.

  • Basketball Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Tennis Court
  • 400 Mts. Track
  • Sports Pavilion
  • Volleyball Court
  • Handball Court
  • Ball Badminton Court
  • Kho-Kho Court
  • Kabaddi Court
  • Synthetic Indoor Stadium


Calicut University offers the facility of on-campus residence to the university students and fulfils all the necessary requirements.

They provide facilities in the hostel such as high-speed internet connection, gym, medical facility etc.

Hostel students also have provided the mess facility in which healthy and hygienic food is available.

Boys Hostel

  • Number of beds – 376
  • In-Campus Hostel

Girls Hostel

  • Number of beds – 1028
  • In-Campus Hostel


  • Computer Lab
  • Language Lab

Other Facilities

  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Shuttle Service
  • Auditorium
  • Convenience Store
  • Seminar Complex
  • Conference Hall
  • Bank and ATM
  • Open Air Theatre
  • Botanical Garden
  • Post Office
  • Guest House
  • Animal House
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