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Kerala University Syllabus 2023: UG & PG Courses [PDF]

Kerala University is among the oldest universities in India with a rank of 42nd in India. In this post, we are here with the detailed syllabus of Kerala University for various UG & PG courses.

The syllabus available on our website is completely free to download & will be updated regularly. 

We have covered around 14 UG courses & 16 postgraduate courses in our list. For sure, this post is going to be super-long – so we suggest using the below table of contents for better & faster navigation.

About Kerala University

Kerala University is one of the oldest universities in India. Established in 1937, it is located in Palyam, Thiruvananthapuram – the capital of Kerala.

There are more than 150 colleges affiliated with this university, and it offers a diverse range of courses.

NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council) has accredited the university with Grade A.

The detailed list of courses offered by the university is given below:

List of Courses

So. No.UG CoursesPG Courses
01. BSc (Bachelor of Science)MSc (Master of Science)
02. B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)MA (Master of Arts)
03. B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce)M.Com (Master of Commerce)
04. BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)MBA (Master of  Business Administration)
05. BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application)MCA (Master of Computer Application)
06. B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)
07. B.Ed (Bachelor of Education)M.Ed (Master of Education)
08. B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology)M.Tech (Master of Technology)
09. BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts)MVA (Master of Visual Arts)
10. BPA (Bachelor of Performing Arts)MPA (Master of Performing Arts)
11. BPEd (Bachelor of Physical Edu.)MPEd (Master of Physical Edu.)
12. BSW (Bachelor of Social Work)MSW (Master of Social Work)
13.LLB (Bachelor of Law)LLM (Master of Law)
14. B.Voc (Bachelor of Vocational Courses)MCJ (Master of Communication & Journalism)
15. M.Plan (Master of Planning)
16.MTA (Master of Tourism Administration)

Kerala University Syllabus

With more than 30 courses, it is quite difficult to explain the complete syllabus one by one for each course. So, to make it easy, we have discussed the major subjects in each course & provided the download link.

You can easily download the complete syllabus by visiting the download link & downloading the syllabus in pdf format. 

Alright, let’s start with the undergraduate-level courses!

UG Courses

There are 14 major UG courses offered by Kerala University. It includes  Bachelor of Science, Commerce, Arts, Business Administration, Computer Applications, Fine Arts, etc.

The syllabus of each of the courses is provided below along with the download links.

01. BSc

BSc stands for Bachelor of Science. It is a 3-year degree program at Kerala University & admission is based on the merit prepared as per the marks in 10+2. 

Below is the complete list of subjects that you can choose in your Bachelor’s of Science. 

ChemistryComputer ScienceElectronics
Environmental ScienceGeographyGeology
Home ScienceHM & Catering ScienceMathematics
MicrobiologyPhysicsPolymer Chemistry

02. BA

Similar to BSc, Bachelor of Arts (BA) is also a 3-year undergraduate program offered by Kerala University. The eligibility criteria for this program is Class 12th pass with Arts/Science stream from a recognized board.

Despite normal courses, there are a variety of creative courses available in BA from Kerala University. The complete list of major courses offered by the university is given below.

HistoryPolitical SciencePhilosophy

Related: BA Books Free Download

03. B.Ed

Unlike other UG programs, B.Ed (Bachelor of Education) is a 2-year degree program offered by the university. Admission to this course is done through Kerala B.Ed Entrance Exam. 

This entrance exam is conducted by the LBS Center of Science & Technology every year. 

In terms of the syllabus of the course, there are over 16 different subjects that you can choose from while doing your Bachelors of Education from Kerala University.

GeographyHindiHome Science
MalayalamMathematicsNatural/Physical Sci.
SanskritSocial ScienceTamil

Related: B.Ed Books Download PDF

04. BPA

Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) is another 3-year undergraduate course that is all about dance, music & drama.

The various subjects available under this course are Dance, Mridangam, Veena, Violin & Vocal.

It is one of the creative & enjoyable courses offered by the university. The complete syllabus of this course can be downloaded at the end of the UG Courses section.


05. B.Tech

Kerala University offers more than nine trades for the B.Tech course (Bachelor of Technology). It includes Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical & other engineering trades.

The admission in the B.Tech program of the university is followed by KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical). Students with a Science stream & a minimum of 45% marks in 10+2 are eligible for this exam.

All the major B.Tech trades available at the university are listed below:

Electrical & ElectronicsITMechanical
Biotechnology & BiochemicalApplied Electronics & InstrumentalComputer Science

06. B.Voc

B.Voc stands for Bachelor of Vocational Studies is a 3-year undergraduate program offered by the university that specializes in Software development, tourism & hospitality.

In Kerala university, admission to B.Voc is done on the basis of a merit list prepared by taking class 12 marks into consideration. Similar to other courses, here you need a minimum of 45% marks in 10+2.

The syllabus for Vocational Studies is divided into two main parts: i) software development & ii) Tourism & HM. 

Software DevelopmentTourism & Hospitality Management

07. LLB

LLB, i.e. Bachelor in Law can be done as an integrated program at Kerala University. It can be done with BA (Bachelor of Arts), B.Com (Bachelor of Education), or B.Ed (Bachelor of Education).

Students should have at least 45% marks in class 12th & clear the KLEEE entrance exam offered by the university.

The complete syllabus is divided into six semesters. In the first year, you will learn about Legal Theory, Law of the Constitution, Crimes & Administrative systems.

In the 3rd & 4th semesters, several other laws are introduced that include Evidence, Family, Contract, Civil & Criminal procedure.

Law of transfer of property, labor & industrial relations, intellectual property rights & several others were discussed in the last year. 

In order to download the complete syllabus you can simply follow the below link:

08. B.Arch

B.Arch stands for Bachelor of Architecture is a 5-year program offered by Kerala University. Each year consists of two semesters, i.e. a total of 10 semesters.

It is a professional program & admission is followed by the KEAM entrance examination.

Talking about the syllabus, there are 10 semesters, each of them comprises lectures, tutorials, practicals, jury & examinations. 

The overall syllabus is quite long and cannot be discussed in this small section. However, you can use the link below to download it in pdf format.

09. BBA

BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) from Kerala University is a 3-year undergraduate degree program in which admission is done on the basis of 10+2 merit.

In order to get admitted to this course, one must have at least 45% marks in class 12th from a recognized board.

The complete syllabus is divided into 3 academic years. In the first year, you will study organizational & consumer behavior, HR, performance & retail management.

The next two semesters comprise finance & tourism management. In these semesters, you will learn various financial statements & tour/travel management.

In the last two semesters, there are some open & elective courses you have to choose from. Click on the below link to view or download the complete syllabus.

10. BCA

University of Kerala’s BCA program (Bachelor of Computer Applications) is a three-year UG program that teaches the basics of computer applications & software development.

In order to get admission to this course, one should have passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

The main subjects in the syllabus are:

1st Year: Mathematics, Digital Electronics, Computer Organization & Architecture, Object Oriented programming & Data Structure.

2nd Year: OS, JAVA programming, DBMS & Visual Tools.

3rd Year: Computer Graphics, Internet Programming, Data Mining & Object-Oriented Analysis.

11. BCom

In the faculty of Commerce, the university provides a Bachelor’s degree course in Commerce. It is one of the best courses for those who are looking to make their career in the field of industrial & business world.

In order to be eligible for B.Com from Kerala University, one must have completed their 10+2 from a recognized board. 

The program structure of first degree programs in Commerce includes language, foundational, core, complementary & elective courses along with a project.

The syllabus as well as some of the recommended books are given in the below-attached pdf file.

12. BPEd

If you are interested in making a career in the field of Physical Fitness & training, then this course might be of great use.

BPEd stands for Bachelor of Physical Education is a two-year professional degree program with only four semesters.

Each semester is divided into two parts: Theory & Practicum. Some of the sports that you will learn in this program include Kho-kho, Kabaddi, Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Badminton, Tennis,  etc.

13. BSW

The Bachelor of Social Work is a full-time program offered by Kerala University that consists of six semesters.

The first two semesters are dedicated to the Sociology & Psychology of Social Work, Work skills & working with individuals & groups.

In the next two semesters, there are four core courses & one complementary course. Economics & Management of Social Work, working with community, inclusive practice, Health care services,  Administration, Research & Statistics for social work are some of the major topics.

The last two semesters include Community development, Social legislation, Abnormal Psychology, Family life education & Block Field Work.

PG Courses

Students could choose from a variety of PG courses at the University of Kerala. For all postgraduate courses, a bachelor’s degree is required.

Several postgraduate programs are offered by the University, including the MSc, MA, MBA, MCA, M.Plan, MCJ, MCom, and others.

Through the university’s entrance examination, students can apply for PG courses at the University of Kerala.

1. MA 

The Masters of Arts (MA) degree program is offered at Kerala University for two years & each year consisting of two semesters. University offers a wide range of courses that one can choose from while applying for Masters in Arts.

The complete list of the subject which one can choose in MA is given below:

SanskritEconomicsPolitical Science
Personal ManagementMusicPublic Administration
Tamil LanguageHuman resource managementMalayalam Language

Additionally, you can click the below link to download the syllabus of all subjects:

2. MSc

MSc stands for Master of Arts. The eligibility criteria for admission to Master of Science is that the student should have completed the bachelor’s degree in Science or its equivalent from a recognized university.

You can pursue your master’s degree of Science in various subjects given below.

Computer ScienceBotanyBio-TechnologyBioinformatics
ElectronicsEnvironmental ScienceGeographyGeology
Analytical ChemistryApplied ChemistryBiochemistryHome Science
Polymer ChemistryPsychologyStatisticsMicrobiology

3. MTech

Those who want to enhance their knowledge of technology can avail the master of technology program offered by Kerala University.

It is a two-year degree program that is eligible only for people who hold a BTech degree from a recognized university.

Here are some subjects are given in which you can pursue your MTech degree.

GeoinformaticsElectrical Microwave & TV Communication Systems
StructuralComputer Science Environmental Information Security 
Molecular MedicineIndustrialEnvironmental Propulsion

You can download the syllabus of all M.Tech trades through the link below:

4. MBA

MBA(Masters in Business Administration) students are granted a wide range of options without limiting their field of specialization during the course of the program.

The Kerala University MBA program is based on results from management entrance exams, particularly CAT, CMAT, and KMAT, along with a percentage requirement from the bachelor’s degree.

5. MCA

The University of Kerala offers an MCA program at the postgraduate level. The duration of this program is 3 years.

Applicants with a BCA or equivalent bachelor’s degree along with Mathematics can apply to take the entrance examination. A total of nine colleges operate under Kerala University that offers MCA programs.

A student’s entrance examination score is used to determine their admission to the university. 

6. MCJ

The Master of Communication and Journalism (MCJ) is a two-year postgraduate degree-based program that is offered by the University of Kerala.

The eligibility criteria for this course is that a candidate must have passed any bachelor’s degree in any stream.

7. MCom

It is a postgraduate degree in commerce. A degree in commerce is an excellent option for those interested in gaining knowledge in the fields of accounting, commerce, and economics

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in commerce from an accredited university to be eligible for admission to the M Com program. Students in these four semesters will learn about several interesting topics including e-commerce & Cyber laws, international business & trade, marketing, banking & insurance, information technology & E-business.

8. MEd

M.Ed stands for Masters of Education. The duration of the MEd course is 2 years, four semesters of six months each. This course needs regular participation for the requisite number of lectures, practical training, field study & internship.

The exam will be held in offline mode. The candidates must have a BEd degree for admission in this post-graduate degree program. The candidates are chosen based on their marks received in the MEd entrance test.

9. MPA

MPA stands for Master of Performing Arts is one of the most creative and interesting postgraduate courses. This course is best fit for those who are interested in making a career in the field of Dance, Music, Drama & Cinema.

Opting for this course will help you master related skills. Additionally, this course opens further opportunities in Film Organizations, Art Institutes, Cultural Organizations, etc. 

Students can even pursue a doctorate degree after completing this course to further enhance their skills.

At Kerala University, the duration of this course is 2 years & the eligibility criteria are one must have an undergraduate degree.

10. MPEd

Those who are interested in Physical Education & Sports can study Masters of Physical Education from Kerala University.

Kerala University is the first university in India with a department dedicated to physical education.

The syllabus of physical education for the Master’s programme at Kerala University is divided into four semesters. In each semester, there are four subjects, each having four credits of theory and one of practical.

11. MPlan

The program spans four semesters, in which you will learn about housing, urban planning, environmental planning, etc. For the M Plan, the minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field.

An applicant should have a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale, as well as a valid GATE score. Also, the program requires the scores of AIIA/AMIETE/AMIE. 

Over these four semesters, you will gain an understanding of the planning techniques, infrastructure planning, city or urban development management, and housing and environmental planning.

12. MSW

Master in Social Work (MSW) is a two-year degree course offered at Kerala University. The educational qualification required for admission in this course is a bachelor’s degree in BSW.

The syllabus of MSW at Kerala University consists of four semesters which includes topics like Social Work, Working with Individuals, Groups & Communities, Social legislation, Human Rights, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, etc.

You can download the complete syllabus via the below link:

13. MTA

Kerala University offers the Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) as a two-year degree program, for which admissions are offered based on an entrance examination.

Applicants must hold a BTA degree with a minimum mark of 50% to be eligible for the MTA entrance examination.


What is the rank of Kerala University in India?

Kerala University has been ranked 1001+ by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), the university was ranked 42nd in India overall in 2020.

How many colleges are affiliated with Kerala University?

In India, Kerala University, located in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, has more than 150 colleges that are affiliated with it.

What is the number of courses offered by Kerala University?

There are various UG & PG courses offered by the university. Undergraduate courses include BA, BSc, B.Com, B.Ed, B.P.A, B.Arch, BBA, BCA, etc. On the other hand, postgraduate courses include MA, MSc, MCA, M.Com, MPEd, etc.

Where can I find the latest Kerala University syllabus?

The complete syllabus of Kerala University can be either downloaded from the official website of the university or through the direct download links given in this post.

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Final Words

In this article, “Kerala University Syllabus 2022: UG & PG Courses” we have discussed the complete syllabus for UG & PG courses. Through the link given in the above article, you can download Kerala University’s syllabus in pdf format. 

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