Central University of Kerala (CUK) Admission 2017

Central University of Karnataka, popularly known as CUK is one of the 15 central universities in India established under The Central Universities ACT, 2009. It is a Public University, established in 2009. The institution has been approves by UGC and accredited Grade B++ by NAAC. The main campus of the university is situated in Kasaragod, Kerala.

Central University of Kerala (CUK) offers degree programmes at the undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and doctorate level in field of Science, Arts, Social Work, Literature among many others. Students have the option to choose from various courses like MSW, M.Sc. Computer Science, Comparative Literature, etc.

The students can apply for the university only through online mode. The aspirants simultaneously need to apply for CUCET. It’s an entrance test conducted by the central universities to take admission. Admission to all the PG and UG courses will happen through CUCET. The schedule is as follows:

Event

Date

Application for CUCET Begins

March 20, 2017

Application for CUCET Ends

April 19, 2017

CUCET 2017 Entrance Examination

May 17-18, 2017

Result Declaration

June 7, 2017


The university reserves 15% seats for Schedule Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST), 27% for non-creamy layer OBC candidates in all the courses. In addition, candidates belonging to differently abled category and Kashmiri Migrants are also entitled for reservation. Foreign National Students are eligible for supernumerary seats to the extent of 10% of the total seats. 

Central University of Kerala UG Admission

The University offers only one undergraduate programme, which is Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) specializing in International Relations. The duration of the course is three years. The aspirants need to pass 10+2 in the relevant discipline and have at least 50% marks aggregate. For taking admission, the eligible candidates need to go through CUCET – Central University Common Entrance Test.

To be eligible the student needs to pass 10+2 or equivalent in relevant discipline with at least 50% marks. The course’s duration is 3 years.

Central University of Kerala (CUK) PG Admission

The university offers various postgraduate programmes in the fields of Science, Arts, Education, Law, etc. Students have the option to choose from an array of courses like M.Sc. Physics, M.Ed., M.A. in Hindi, among many others.

To be eligible the candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in a related subject with at least 55% marks aggregate from a recognized institute/ university. He/ she would also have to appear in Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET). The details of the courses is given in the table below

Central University of Kerala PG Courses

Course Name

Specialization

Seats

Eligibility Criteria

Duration

M.Sc.

Animal Science

20

Must have completed undergraduate Program under 10+2+3 pattern from a recognized university or a foreign university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

Must have an equivalent degree with not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade in the subject concerned for admission to PG Program in science, and an equivalent degree with not less than 50% or equivalent grade in the subject concerned for admission to PG Program in Humanities. (Relaxation up to 5% marks is granted to SC/ST candidates in the eligibility for admission.)

2 Years

Genomic Science

20

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

20

Plant Science

20

Physics

20

Chemistry

20

Mathematics

26

Computer Science

20

Plant Science

20

Environmental Science

26

Geology

 

MA

Economics

26

Must have completed undergraduate Program under 10+2+3 pattern from a recognized university or a foreign university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

Must have an equivalent degree with not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade in the subject concerned for admission to PG Program in science, and an equivalent degree with not less than 50% or equivalent grade in the subject concerned for admission to PG Program in Humanities. (Relaxation up to 5% marks is granted to SC/ST candidates in the eligibility for admission.)

2 Years

International Relations and Politics

26

English and Comparative Literature

26

Linguistics & Language Technology

 

Malayalam

 

Public Administration and Policy Studies

 

Hindi and Comparative Literature

26

MSW

Social Works

26

50% in bachelor's degree in any discipline

2 Years

LLM

Law

26

50% in bachelor's degree in Law

2 Years

M.Ed.

Education

25

50% in bachelor's degree in any discipline

2 Years

MPH

Public Health and Community Medicine

 

50% in bachelor's degree in any discipline

2 Years

Fees

  • Fees for MA, MSW and M.Sc. Mathematics payable at the time of admission: INR 4,000.
  • Fees for M.Sc in other streams: INR 5,000

Central University of Kerala Application Process

Central University of Kerala accepts applications strictly through online mode. Follow the steps below for applying to Central University of Karnataka:

  • Visit the official website of the university
  • Click on the ‘Apply’ link to go to the registration for the programme you want to pursue
  • Keep the mentioned documents handy while filling the form. The documents are: Scanned photograph, scanned signature, credit card/ net banking/ ATM Card, education related documents, address proof, etc.
  • Fill all the information in the form very carefully
  • After successful registration, you’ll get an email and message to the contact information you’ve entered
  • Once you are past this stage, you would have to upload your photography
  • Next, you would have to register for the three courses in a particular selected programme from each university. In this case, you would  choose the Central University of Karnataka
  • After re-checking the details, go ahead and make the payment.

The fee for CUCET payable account for different categories is as follows:

Category

Online Application & Payment through online/ debit/ credit card

Online Application and Payment through challan

Application Fee

Application Fee

Bank Commission

Total Payment to be deposited by  the candidate in Bank

General/ OBC Candidates

500 for 1 programme

600 for 2 programmes

700 for 3 programmes

500/-

600/-

700/-

50/-

50/-

50/-

550/-

650/-

750/-

SC/ST Candidates

250 for 1 programme

300 for 2 programmes

350 for 3 programmes

250/-

300/-

350/-

50/-

50/-

50/-

300/-

350/-

400/-

PWD Candidates

No fee

N.A.

N.A.

N.A.

 

Central University of Kerala Selection Process

On successful online application submission with online/debit card/credit card successful payment, an automated e-mail and SMS will be sent to the mail id & mobile number you have given in the application form. For online application and payment made through “Challan” you may have to wait for 7days and if you do not receive it within 07 days, you may send an email to CUCET email id queries@cucet2014.co.in.

Admissions are handled at the level of each of these seven Central Universities, for their respective programs. After the declaration of the CUCET results, the respective Central Universities will declare the counseling/admission schedule and merit list based on the weightage on CUCET score and the other criteria. The common criteria are:

  • Whether you have applied for that particular program in that University as a first choice. (If seats are available, candidates with second and third choices may also be considered).
  • Your ranking in the CUCET for that program (higher the score, better are your chances)
  • Meeting the eligibility criteria prescribed by the University. It may kindly be noted that each University offers admission to the students on merit on the basis of CUCET score and other criteria decided by it. Please see the website of the concerned University for details.

Available College Facilities

The Central University of Kerala offers a lot of infrastructural facilities to its students to create a conducive environment for learning and they get better resources to get detailed and comprehensive information. Not only that, extracurriculars are also given importance. It has the appropriate infrastructure for labs so that the students not only grasp the theoretical knowledge but also practical knowledge.

Classroom

Classrooms are provided to the students so that they are given a proper atmosphere to study in. All the courses are given proper rooms for studying. Central University of Kerala has two transit campuses, one is the Riverside Campus and the other is the Vidyanagar Campus. 

Library

The Central University of Kerala has a library of its own which has a number of books for the students to study from. There is also an online library. The mission is “To provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the research, teaching and learning needs of the Central University of Kerala community. To provide high-quality services that meet and exceed the expectations of a diverse user community by using technology in an innovative manner for the flexible delivery of services and resources to users regardless of location.”

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility