Kerala Agricultural University

country rank  188
world rank  5051

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Kerala Agricultural University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Thrissur (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Kerala. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Padannakkad, Tavanur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Kau Post, Vellanikkara
Thrissur (population range: 250,000-499,999)
680 656 Kerala
T +91 (487) 237 0432
F +91 (487) 237 0019
Other locations Thiruvananthapuram, Padannakkad, Tavanur

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Kerala Agricultural University
Thrissur 680656
+91 4872438137

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kerala Agricultural University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR)


  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018