University of Kerala Admission 2021

Candidates seeking admission to the different undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the Kerala University can apply for the same. The application form is expected to be released in the month of February 2021 through online mode. For postgraduate courses, entrance exam is conducted and for undergraduate courses, admission is done on the basis of qualifying exam marks. This article provides the candidates complete information about the University of Kerala Admission 2021 such as eligibility criteria, selection process, etc.

Courses Offered at the Kerala University

The following courses are offered at the University of Kerala:

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Undergraduate courses:

BA in Arabic Language & Literature/ Communicative Arabic/ Economics/ English & Communicative English/ English Language & Literature/ Hindi Language & Literature/ History/ Islamic History/ Malayalam & Mass Communication/ Malayalam: Language, Culture & Literature/ Mass Communication & Journalism/ Music/ Philosophy/ Political Science/ Psychology/ Tamil/ Sanskrit General/ Sanskrit Special/ Sanskrit Special- Jyothisha/ Sanskrit Special- Nyaya/ Sanskrit Special- Sahitya/ Sanskrit Special- Vedanta/ Sanskrit Special- Vyakarana/ SociologyB.Sc in Biochemistry/ Biochemistry And Industrial Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Botany And Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Chemistry And Industrial Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Environmental Science & Environment And Water Management/ Geography/ Geology/ Home Science/ Hotel Management And Catering Science/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Microbiology/ Zoology/ Physics & Computer Application/ Polymer Chemistry/ Psychology/ Statistics
B.Com Commerce & Hotel Management And Catering/ Commerce & Tax Procedure And Practice/ Commerce & Tourism And Travel Management/ Commerce with Computer ApplicationB.Ed in Arabic/ Commerce/ English/ Geography/ Hindi/ Home Science/ Malayalam/ Mathematics/ Natural Science/ Physical Science/ Sanskrit/ Social Science / Special Education [Intellectual Disability]/ Tamil
B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering/ Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Computer Science & Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Information Technology/ Mechanical Engineering/ Automobile Engineering/ Industrial Engineering/ Production EngineeringB.Voc in Software Development/ Tourism and Hospitality Management
LLB (B.A. LL.B/ B.B.A LL.B/ B.Com LL.B/ Unitary Degree)BPA in Dance/ Mridangam/ Veena/ Violin/ Vocal
B.P.EdB.Arch
BBABCA
BFABHM
BHMCTBMS
BSW

Postgraduate courses:

MA in Arabic Language & Literature/ Archaeology/ Business Economics/ Dance (Kerala Nadanam)/ Economics/ English Language & Literature/ German Language & Literature/ Hindi Language & Literature/ History/ Human Resource Management/ Islamic History/ Linguistics/ Malayalam Language & Literature/ Malayalam with Media Studies/ Mass Communication and Journalism/ Music/ Music (Mridangam)/ Music (Veena)/ Music (Violin)/ Personal Management/ Philosophy/ Political Science/ Politics/ Psychology/ Public Administration/ Russian Language & Literature/ Sanskrit General Language & Literature/ Sanskrit Special/ Sanskrit Special/ Sanskrit Special – Nyaya/ Sanskrit Special- Sahitya/ Sanskrit Special- Vedanta/ Sanskrit Special- Vyakarana/ Sociology/ Tamil Language & Literature/ West Asian StudiesM.Tech in Molecular Medicine/ Vehicle Design & Road Safety Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/ Geoinformatics/ Geotechnical Engineering/ Hydraulics Engineering/ Structural Engineering/ Structural Engineering & Construction Management/ Traffic & Transportation Engineering/ Structural Engineering/ Computer Science & Engineering/ Information/ Machine Design/ Applied Electronics & Instrumentation/ Thermal Science Communication Systems/ Embedded Systems/ Microwave & TV Engineering/ Signal Processing/ Power Systems/ Telecommunication Engineering/ Power System & Control/ Control Systems/ Electrical Machines/ Guidance & Navigational Control/ Industrial Instrumentation & Control/ Network Engineering/ Computer Integrated Manufacturing/ Industrial Engineering/ Industrial Refrigeration & Cryogenic Engineering/ Propulsion Engineering
M.Sc in Actuarial Science/ Analytical Chemistry/ Applied Statistics & Data Analysis/ Aquatic Biology & Fisheries/ Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology/ Biodiversity Conservation/ Botany/ Zoology/ Chemistry/ Computational Biology/ Computer Science/ Counseling Psychology/ Data Science/ Demography & Biostatistics/ Electronics/ Environmental Sciences/ Food & Dairy Biotechnology/ Genetics & Plant Breeding/ Geography/ Geology/ Home Science (Extension Education)/ Home Science (Food & Nutrition)/ Integrative Biology/ Mathematics/ Medicinal Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Physics/ Physics (with specialization in applied electronics)/ Polymer Chemistry/ Psychology/ StatisticsMPA in Dance/ Mridangam/ Veena/ Violin/ Vocal
LLMM.Ed
M.Arch in Urban DesignMBA, MBA Travel and Tourism
MCAMCJ
M.Com, M.Com GLOBAL Business OperationM.L.I.Sc
M.P.EdM.Plan
MSWMTA
MVA in Art History/ Painting

Kerala University Admission 2021 Important Dates

Check out the important dates related to University of Kerala Admission 2021 in the table below:

For UG courses:

ActivitiesTentative Dates
Online application form release dateFebruary 2021, 1st week
Last date to submit the application formJune 2021, 2nd week
Publication of merit listJune 2021, 2nd week
Beginning of admission processJune 2021, 4th week
Commencement of classesJuly 2021, 1st week
Spot admission at the collegeAugust 2021, 1st week
Closing of admission processSeptember 2021, 1st week

For PG courses:

ActivitiesTentative Dates
Online application form release dateFebruary 2021, 1st week
Last date to submit the application formMarch 2021, 3rd week
Uploading of admit cardMarch 2021, 4th week
Date of entrance examApril 2021, 1st week
Publication of resultMay 2021, 1st week
Beginning of admission processMay 2021, 2nd week
Closing of admission processJune 2021, last week

Eligibility Criteria for University of Kerala Admission 2021

Basic eligibility criteria for certain courses offered by the Kerala University are provided below:

For UG courses:

  • B.Sc Mathematics: The candidates should have cleared their class 12th exam with Mathematics as a subject.
  • BA Hons in English Language & Literature: A pass in class 12th exam with minimum 70% marks in aggregate (60% for SC candidates and 55% for ST candidates).
  • BBA and BMS: Applicants who have cleared their class 12th exam with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate are eligible.
  • BCA: Those who have cleared their class 12th exam with Mathematics as a subject can apply for BCA.
  • B.Com: A pass in class 12th exam with Commerce as a subject is required. The candidates from non-commerce background can apply too given that they obtain minimum 45% marks in the class 12th exam.

For PG courses:

  • MA Economics: The applicants with BA Economics, B.Sc Mathematics or B.Sc Statistics degree are eligible to apply.
  • M.Com: Candidates should hold a B.Com or a BBA degree to be eligible for M.Com.
  • M.Ed: A B.Ed degree is required to apply for M.Ed program. Candidates with MA/ M.Sc/ M.Com degree will be given additional weightage.
  • LLM: Those with a 3-year/ 5-year/ annual scheme LLB degree can apply for LLM course.
  • M.Sc Biotechnology: Applicants with B.Sc degree in Zoology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Environmental Science/ Aquatic Biology are eligible.
  • M.Tech: The candidates should hold a BE/ B.Tech or equivalent degree of a recognized university with not less than 55% marks in aggregate.

Kerala University Application Form 2021

  • Candidates can apply for the Kerala University Admission 2021 by visiting the official website of the university www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in.
  • The first step of the application process is to register online providing basic details like name, date of birth, gender, category, email id, etc.
  • After entering the required details, the candidate will be provided with a unique application number and password (date of birth).
  • Using this application number and password the candidate can login to obtain the application form.
  • In the application form, the candidates will have to provide their personal and academic information.
  • Photograph and signature of the candidates should be uploaded in the application form in scanned format.
  • Choice of course in which the candidates seek admission should also be entered into the application form.
  • After all the details are entered correctly into the application form, it can be submitted online.
  • A printout of the application form should be taken by the candidates and kept safe as it may be required for any future correspondence with the university.

Application fee:

To complete the application process, the candidates need to make payment of a prescribed amount of application fee as well. Check out the application fee structure for both UG and PG courses below:

For UG courses:

  • For General/ SEBC candidates: Rs 420/-
  • For SC/ ST candidates: Rs 210/-

For PG courses:

  • For General candidates: Rs. 525/-
  • For SC/ ST candidates: Rs.265/-
  • Additional Subjects for General candidates: Rs.105/-
  • Additional Subjects for SC/ ST candidates: Rs.55/-

Mode of payment:

  • Payment of the application fee can be done online using net banking facility or debit/ credit card.

Kerala University Entrance Exam Pattern 2021

The basic overview of Kerala University PG entrance exam pattern is provided below:

  • Mode of exam: Offline
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
  • Medium of test: English (except for language courses)
  • Type of questions: Objective & descriptive type both
  • Number of questions: 60 questions in MCQ & 12 questions in descriptive type (8 to be attempted)
  • Total marks: 100 (60 MCQs and 40 descriptive type)
  • Marking scheme: Each MCQ will carry 1 mark and each descriptive type question will carry 5 marks.
  • Negative Marking: One-fourth of marks will be deducted for each wrong answer (for MCQs)
  • Topics: Subject knowledge at qualifying exam level and logical and numerical reasoning

Admit Card for Kerala University Entrance Exam

  • The admit card to appear in the entrance test will be made available on the official website of the university.
  • Candidates will be able to download their admit card using their application number and date of birth.
  • After downloading, the candidates should take a printout of the admit card and carry it to the exam center.
  • Applicants reporting for the exam without a valid admit card will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.
  • Admit card should be preserved by the candidates as it will also be required at the time of admission.

Result & Rank List

  • The result of the PG entrance exam will be released in online mode and can be checked from the official website of the university.
  • A rank list of the candidates will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by them in the entrance test.
  • Candidates whose names appear in the rank list will be allowed to take part in the counseling round accordingly.
  • For UG courses, the rank list will be drawn on the basis of candidates’ marks in the qualifying exam.

University of Kerala Selection Process 2021

For UG courses:

  • A trial allotment will be conducted to give an idea about the chances of getting allotment to a course and college, based on the option and the rank of the candidate.
  • After the trial allotment, the first allotment will be published on the website www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in on the notified date.
  • Candidates will be able to download their allotment letter containing details of the allotted programme and college.
  • Such candidates will then have to remit the University fee and ensure their seat.

For PG courses:

  • Candidates who qualified the entrance test will be invited to attend the counseling round.
  • At the time of counseling, documents of the candidates will be verified and therefore they should carry all the documents in original and photocopy.
  • Once the documents are verified successfully, seats will be allotted to the candidates as per their ranking and choice made in the application form.
  • After the seat allotment, the candidates should make payment of the prescribed amount of admission fee to confirm their admission.

University of Kerala Admission 2021 FAQs

Can I candidate who does not belong to the state of Kerala apply for admission?

The candidates who are a citizen of India can apply for PG admission to the University of Kerala. However, for UG courses, the candidate should be a Keralite or a Non-Keralite.

Is there any entrance exam for admission to the Kerala University undergraduate courses?

An aptitude test will be conducted for selection of the candidates to the BPA course. For rest other courses, the admission will be done on the basis of merit in the qualifying exam.

Do I need to send the hard copy of the application form to the university?

Since the application process is completely online, there is no need for you to send the hard copy of the application form or any other document to the university.

Is it possible to get the admit card for the PG entrance test via offline mode?

The admit card for the PG entrance test will only be released on the website of the Kerala University and will not be sent via other means like post or courier.

What if I fail to report for admission on the given schedule?

Candidates who do not take admission on the prescribed date and time in the allotted college will lose their admission. They will not be considered for further allotments.

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