Kerala University: 11 budget-friendly courses worth considering for higher education

The Kerala University, formerly known as the University of Travancore, is located in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala). Kerala University is ranked 23rd in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020. The university is also among the top 3 universities in the state of Kerala. 

Kerala University, Image, Gaurav Tiwari

Following a rich legacy in education, the University of Kerala offers many courses in various fields: Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer Application, Business & Management, Vocational Courses, Education, Engineering, Architecture, and Library. 

Here we will be sharing the university’s top courses and their fees structure, duration, and admission procedure. 

Kerala University Admission Process

The admission process at Kerala University usually starts in February.  Here are the following things required to take admission to Kerala University.

  • BTech and BArch admission is based on Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical and Pharmacy exam scores.
  • Admission to all UG courses except BFA, BPA and BPEd programs is merit-based
  • For BFA, BPA and BPEd UG Courses, the admission is based on an entrance exam.
  • Admission to law courses are based on a KLEE score.
  • For all the PG courses, admissions are purely based on an entrance exam, followed by a personal interview. 
  • MBA admission is also based on a candidate’s performance in state and national level exams like KMAT / CAT / CMAT, which a Group Discussion and Personal Interview follow.
  • MPhil and PhD admission is based on the university entrance exam, followed by an interview. 

Kerala University – Top Graduation Courses

Here are the university’s graduation courses’ full details, including their duration and fees structure and eligibility.

B.E/B.Tech

DurationFees in INR (Yearly)Eligibility


4 Years


581,100

Class 12 with minimum 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology from a recognised board

Various  Streams under this programme-

  • B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering
  • B.Tech in Computer science and Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electronics and Communications
  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering 
  • B.Tech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

DurationAnnual Fees ( in INR)Eligibility
3 Years19,600  – 95,600Class 12th with relevant subject groups along with 50% aggregate overall

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

DurationYearly Fees (INR)Eligibility 
3 Years47,500 – 54,000Class 12th with relevant subject groups along with 50% aggregate overall

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

DurationAnnual Fees (in INR)Eligibility
3 Years3,2700 – 72,400 Class 12th with relevant subject groups along with 50% aggregate overall

Various streams from Kerala University under this programme –

  • Bachelor of Commerce ( Computer Application)
  • Bachelor of Commerce ( Travel & Tourism Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce ( Finance)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

.DurationAnnual Fees (in INR)Eligibility
3 Years108,000 Class 12th with relevant subject groups along with 50% aggregate overall

Various streams of Kerala University under BSc are-

  • Bachelor of Science in Botany
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

DurationYearly Fees (INR)Eligibility
3 Years 36,000 Class 12th with relevant subject groups along with 50% aggregate overall

Various courses under this programme-

  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Kerala University – Popular Post Graduation Courses 

Here are the university’s graduation courses’ full details, including their duration and fees structure and eligibility.

Masters of Technology (M.Tech)

DurationAnnual Fees (INR)Eligibility
2 Years 137,460 BTech / BE in the related subject with a minimum 55% aggregate

The streams are –

  • Masters of Technology in Applied electronics and Instrumental Engineering
  • Masters of technology in communication Systems
  • Masters of Technology in Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Masters of Business administration (MBA)

DurationYearly Fees (INR)Eligibility
2 Years173,280Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum 50% aggregate

Masters of Commerce (M.Com)

Duration Yearly Fees (INR)Eligibility 
2 Years 360,000 Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum 50% aggregate

Master of Science (MSc)

DurationAnnual Fees (INR)Eligibility
2 Years 30,720Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum 50% aggregate

Find the various streams offered under this programme –

  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Master of Science in Physics ( Applied Electronics )
  • Master of Science in Zoology ( Pure & Applied )
  • Master of Science in Aquatic Biology and Fisheries
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Geology

Master of Arts (MA)

DurationYearly Fees (INR)Eligibility 
2 years30,720 – 36,000Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum 50% aggregate

Various courses under MA offered by the University of Kerala under this program are:

  • Master of Arts in Archeology 
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Arts in English Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Music
  • Master of Arts in Political science
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy
  • Master of Arts in public administration

All the required and necessary details one looks for applying or considering the particular subject and university is presented above. This information might help you in finding out the right course offered by Kerala University. 

The university also has experienced faculties which makes learning an enriching experience. We hope this article will help you before applying for the courses. Stay tuned for more such articles!

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