Kerala Agricultural University

country rank  105
world rank  4304

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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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type 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 Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Indian Council for Agricultural Research ICAR

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020