2018 Colleges in Kerala

Kerala is well-known as the education hub of India as it is the highest literate state in India. It has some of the best institutes which makes it one of the major academic centres of India. The colleges in Kerala provide education in various streams such as Science, Engineering, Business and Management Studies, IT and Software, Architecture and Planning, Accounting and Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Agriculture, etc. at undergraduate,

Kerala is well-known as the education hub of India as it is the highest literate state in India. It has some of the best institutes which makes it one of the major academic centres of India. The colleges in Kerala provide education in various streams such as Science, Engineering, Business and Management Studies, IT and Software, Architecture and Planning, Accounting and Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Agriculture, etc. at undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, diploma and certification levels.

Kerala is home to some of the well-known colleges in the country. These include Indian Institute of Management (IIM Kozhikode); Calicut University, Calicut; Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Kottayam); College of Engineering Trivandrum (COE Trivandrum); Government Engineering College, Thrissur; DC School of Management and Technology, Idukki; Amrita School of Business, Kochi; International Institute of Management and Technical Studies (IIMT Studies), Kochi; UEI Global, Thiruvananthapuram; ITM Group of Institutions, Kannur; Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram; Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU Kerala); Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kochi; Central University of Kerala (CUK), Kasargode, etc.

College Name

Popular Streams

Types of Courses

IIM Kozhikode

Business and Management Studies, IT and Software

PG, PG Diploma and Certificate

Calicut University, Calicut

Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, Accounting and Commerce

UG, PG, UG Diploma, PG Diploma and Certificate

IIIT Kottayam

Engineering

UG

COE Trivandrum

Engineering, Architecture and Planning, IT and Software

UG and PG

Government Engineering College, Thrissur

Engineering, Architecture and Planning, IT and Software

UG and PG

Here is the list of some of the top private and public colleges in Kerala along with fees:

Private Colleges

Total Course Fee (in Rs)

DC School of Management and Technology, Idukki

 2,18,000

Amrita School of Business, Kochi

6,60,000

IIMT Studies, Kochi

79,700 – 91,700

UEI Global, Thiruvananthapuram

-

ITM Group of Institutions, Kannur

2,15,000

 

Public Colleges

Total Course Fee (in Rs)

Calicut University, Calicut

950 – 12,600

Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram

1,120 – 6,500

MGU Kerala

-

CUSAT, Kochi

2,300 – 6,850

CUK, Kasargode

8,030 – 11,710

Apart from merit-based admission, many colleges in Kerala also accept scores of national- and state-level entrance exams. These include CMAT, CAT, KMAT, KMAT KERALA, MAT, XAT, ATMA, EMAT, IMUCET, ACET, NMAT, GATE, MAH CET, JEE Main, KEAM, JEE Advanced, CUSAT CAT, KEE, AEEE, SAT India, etc.

Top Recruiters for Colleges in Kerala

The maximum number of colleges in Kerala have active placement cells which help the students in getting jobs and building their career. Both private and or government companies recruit graduates in various capacities. Below is the list of few top companies in India that recruit college graduates from colleges in Kerala along with their placement ratings:

Colleges

Placement Ratings (Based on Reviews)

Top Recruiters

IIM Kozhikode

 

4.4

3M, Accenture, Airtel, Amazon.com, American Express, Arthur D Little, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Britannia, Cafe Coffee Day, CITI Bank, CRISIL, CTS, Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, Deutsche Bank, DY&R, Ernst & Young, EXL Services, Frost Sullivan, Futures First, Godrej, HCL, HSBC, IBM, ICICI, ICRA, IDBI Bank, Idea Cellular Services, Indian Institute of Finance, Infosys, ITC, KPMG, Lenovo, Marico, McKinsey, McKinsey Company, MICROSCOTT, Mind Tree, Novo Nordisk, NSE, PayTM, Pepsi, Pfizer, Philips India, Reckitt Benckiser, Reliance Industries Limited, SAIL, Sapient, SONY, Stagen, Standard Chartered, State Bank of India, Titan Industries, VIP, Vodafone, Yellow Pages, Yes Bank

COE Trivandrum

4.4

ABB, Accenture, Amazon, Ashok Leyland, Cognizant, Deloitte, Google, HP, IBM, Infosys, ITC, L&T ECC, Mahindra and Mahindra, Microsoft, Mind Tree, Musigma, Saint Gobain, Samsung, TATA ELXSI, TCS, Toshiba, Wipro

Government Engineering College, Thrissur

4.4

Accenture, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Bosch Ltd, MRF, MU Sigma, Oracle, Reliance, Rolls Royce, Suntec, TCS, Wipro, Yahoo

Calicut University, Calicut

4.1

Tata Consultancy Services, Popular Vehicles and Services, Sesame Software Solutions, Malayala Manorama, Mathrubhumi, The Indian Express

IIIT Kottayam

4.2

Ericsson, TCS, Google Developers, NISSAN, IBM, SAP Labs

Listed below is the median salary offered by some of the well-known colleges in Kerala:

Colleges

Median Salary (in Rs LPA)

 IIM Kozhikode

18.8

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram

8 - 9.14

COE Trivandrum

4 - 5.4

Government Engineering College, Thrissur

3.5

Calicut University, Calicut

1.2 - 2.2

Streams offered by Colleges in Kerala

 Colleges in Kerala offer courses in diversified specialisations in Humanities and Social Sciences, Accounting and Commerce, Business and Management Studies, Science, IT and Software, Engineering, Teaching and Education, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and so on. The most popular ones are Humanities and Social Sciences followed by Accounting and Commerce. Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview of the popular streams offered by colleges in Kerala:

Listed below are some detailed facts about the top 5 streams offered by colleges/ universities in Kerala:

Humanities and Social Sciences: Below are the detailed statistics of 499 Humanities and Science colleges in Kerala:

  • The maximum number of colleges (53) in Kerala have a course fee of less than Rs 1 lakh.

  • The most popular courses offered by colleges in Kerala are BA (455), MA (156) and BSc (76).

  • The most prominent specialisations offered by colleges in Kerala are English (353), Hindi (23) and Public Administration (4).

  • The maximum number of colleges in Kerala offer degree (490) courses.

Accounting and Commerce: Below are the detailed statistics of 498 Accounting and Commerce colleges in Kerala:

  • The maximum number of colleges (52) in Kerala have a course fee of less than Rs 1 lakh.

  • The most popular courses offered by colleges in Kerala are BCom (466), MCom (208) and UG Diploma (12).

  • The most prominent specialisations offered by colleges in Kerala are Finance (36), Sales and Marketing (8) and International Business (4).

  • The maximum number of colleges in Kerala offer degree (481) courses.

Business and Management Studies: Mentioned below are the statistics of 470 Business and Management Studies colleges in Kerala:

  • The maximum number of colleges (69) in Kerala have a course fee of less than Rs 1 lakh.

  • The most popular courses offered by colleges in Kerala are BBA (321), MBA/PGDM (148) and BCom (35).

  • The most prominent specialisations offered by colleges in Kerala are Finance (106), Human Resources (72) and Sales and Marketing (72).

  • The maximum number of colleges in Kerala offer degree (440) courses.

Science: Below are the detailed statistics of 458 Science colleges in Kerala:

  • The maximum number of colleges (47) in Kerala have a course fee of less than Rs 1 lakh.

  • The most popular courses offered by colleges in Kerala are BSc (411), MSc (186) and PhD (22).

  • The most prominent specialisations offered by colleges in Kerala are Mathematics (193), Computer Science (188) and Physics (186).

  • The maximum number of colleges in Kerala offer degree (448) courses.

IT and Software: Below are the detailed statistics of 357 IT and Software colleges in Kerala:

  • The maximum number of colleges (46) in Kerala have a course fee of less than Rs 1 lakh.

  • The most popular courses offered by colleges in Kerala are BCA (220), MCA (73) and BCom (58).

  • The most prominent specialisations offered by colleges in Kerala are Java (22), .Net (20) and Linux (17).

  • The maximum number of colleges in Kerala offer degree (305) courses.

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Value Rating
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Streams

Location

1.03 L - 22.5 L
20 LPA
30 K - 39.62 L
1.8 - 5.5 LPA
1.5 L
3.65 K - 1.16 L
3.4
3.4
24 Courses
13.46 K - 2.88 L
2.4 - 2.6 LPA
21 Courses
6 K - 50 K
1.56 - 1.93 LPA
8.5 L
4.0
Ranked among the Top 25 B-Schools in India
70 K - 2.2 L
3.5
3.5
5 Courses
3.1 L - 6.85 L
2.9
10 K - 5.75 L
3.5
106 Courses
2.3 K - 7.95 L
3.3 - 4.8 LPA
2.55 L - 3.15 L
30 K - 4.5 L
23.9 K - 67.9 K
71.7 K
5.0
38 Courses
13.35 K - 1.51 L
3.48 LPA
3.98 L
84 K - 2.5 L
65 Courses
1.12 K - 60 K
2.33 - 2.68 LPA
6.6 L
4.8 LPA
1.84 L - 7 L
5 LPA
54 Courses
29.6 K
0.96 - 5.9 LPA
37 Courses
24 K - 19 L
2.04 - 2.39 LPA
15 Courses
3.65 K - 1.16 L
4.25 - 6.05 LPA
22 Courses
1.67 L - 3.79 L
3.25 LPA
44 Courses
3.35 K - 11.38 K
1.08 - 2.4 LPA
5.32 L

FAQs

Q1. Which is the best college in Kerala based on placements?

A. The best colleges in Kerala based on placements trends are:

  • IIM Kozhikode
  • COE Trivandrum
  • Government Engineering College, Thrissur
  • Calicut University, Calicut
  • IIIT Kottayam

Q2. What are the popular streams offered by the colleges in Kerala?

A. The most popular streams offered by the colleges in Kerala are Humanities and Social Sciences, Accounting and Commerce, Business and Management Studies, Science, IT and Software, Engineering, Teaching and Education, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing and so on.

Q3. What are the popular entrance exams to qualify for colleges in Kerala?

A. Various entrance exams accepted by colleges in Kerala include CMAT, CAT, KMAT, KMAT KERALA, MAT, XAT, ATMA, EMAT, IMUCET, ACET, NMAT, GATE, MAH CET, JEE Main, KEAM, JEE Advanced, CUSAT CAT, KEE, AEEE, SAT India, etc.

Q4. How many colleges in Kerala offer Humanities and Social Sciences as a stream of study?

A. There are 499 colleges in Kerala that offer Humanities and Social Sciences as a study stream.

Q5. What are the popular specialisations offered by the Humanities and Social Sciences colleges in Kerala?

A. The most popular specialisations offered by Humanities and Social Sciences colleges in Kerala are English, Hindi and Public Administration.

Q6. What are the popular specialisations offered by the Accounting and Commerce colleges in Kerala?

A. The most popular specialisations offered by Accounting and Commerce colleges in Kerala are Finance, Sales and Marketing and International Business.

Q7. How many colleges in Kerala offer Accounting and Commerce as a stream of study?

A. There are 498 colleges in Kerala that offer Accounting and Commerce as a study stream.

Q8. What is the median salary offered by recruiters at IIM Kozhikode?

A. The median salary offered by recruiters at IIM Kozhikode is Rs 18.8 LPA.

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