Trivandrum University College

univ. college - old

University College at present                                       University College in the Erstwhile Travancore State



nirf 18th Rank at NIRF India Ranking 2018

NAAC Reaccredited (A Grade, CGPA 3.02, III Cycle, 2018)

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University College, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in India, established in 1866 to impart English education to the common folk of erstwhile Travancore by H.H. Sri Ayilyam Thirunal Rama Varma Maharaja. The then Principal of the College was John Ross, a scholar of great repute. Having reached Sesquicentennial status, the College stands tall bringing forth thousands of luminaries such as the former President of India Sri. K.R Narayanan, numerous Cabinet Secretaries, Ambassadors, Civil Servants, IT doyens, Teachers, Poets, Writers, Artists, Politicians and the like. Offering 18 UG, 20 PG, 13 M.Phil and 16 Ph.D programmes, the College is undoubtedly vibrant academically. Its architecture, location, history and resourcefulness have made University College a spot not to be missed in the city, if not in the State. With staff strength of 218, of which more than sixty per cent are research degree holders, the College has sixteen research departments, 66 research guides and 299 research scholars. Its student-strength of 3294 comprises pupils from all social classes, mostly from the lower strata. Since the selection procedure to all the courses is based on merit alone, the percentage of financially challenged but meritorious students is the highest in this College. The college has also been accorded "College with Potential for Excellence" (CPE) status by the University Grants Commission. University College is also identified as a heritage institution by the Government of Kerala. University College got 18th Rank in the India Ranking 2018 (Colleges) with a score of 57.51. The College has been re-accredited with grade 'A' with a CGPA of 3.02 (III Cycle) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of UGC.






University College Reaccredited at A Grade with an Institutional CGPA of 3.02 in 2018 (III Cycle)

UG Spot Admission to BA / BSc Programmes

Open Courses Allotment for the V Semester BA / BSC (CBCSS) Students of Various departments for the year 2018

Ranked List of Entrance Examination for Admission to Civil Service Coaching Centre held on 06/06/2018

Prospectus & Application form for Admission to Civil Service Examination Coaching, 2018

International Seminar on Frontiers in Genomics and Molecular Techniques
Inauguration of 150 Anniversary Celebrations, 22 June 2016, by Chief Minister Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan

Book Release on the History of University College, 30 March 2016

Cultural Procession in connection with the 150th Anniversary of University College, 21 March 2016

Logo Release of 150th Anniversary by Minister Sri. V. S. Sivakumar, 29 February 2016

The Organizing Committee Formation Meeting  of 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Friday, 5 February 2016

Republic Day Celebrations in the College, 26 January 2016

National Seminar on Physical Exercise Towards Preventig Life Style Diseases, Dept. of Physical Education, Univ. College, 24 Nov 2015

College Calendar : 2015-2016

UGC National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation: Threats & Challenges, August 2015

16 Ranks in MSC Degree Examinations & 13 Ranks in MA Degree Examinations, conducted by University of Kerala, in July 2014

Sports & Games Achievements Administration Report: 2012-13