Education in Kerala

Kerala is the most precious gem of India. Its culture, literature and development have always made India proud. Education in Kerala has been able to influence the social and economic structure of India. This state of India has a literacy rate of 93.91% according to the recent statistics, which is the highest in India.

Educational Classification In Kerala

The secret behind Kerala’s prosperity is their uniquely devised education system, which keeps every primary and secondary school functional, even in the rural areas. Scholars believe that schools and colleges in Kerala have already achieved the momentum required to lead the entire country towards positive development.

Primary School - Schooling system in Kerala is similar to other states of India. However, what makes it unique is the curriculum it follows. According to the current estimation, there are 12426 schools in Kerala. Every primary school in Kerala is endowed with all the financial benefits that a state can provide.

Secondary School - Secondary schools in Kerala follow a pattern of 4+3+3 education system. Government plans like ‘each one teach one’, ‘akshar deepam’ and many more have provided an extraordinary learning environment to every secondary school. Authorities of Kerala strive to provide quality education to every student.

College and University - After the students have gained the basic knowledge of arts, commerce and science in their secondary schools, colleges in Kerala step in to shape the foundation of knowledge in students. Kerala state education board recruits highly qualified teachers to educate students in a precise way. The first university in Kerala was established in 1937. University of Kerala currently has sixteen faculties and forty-one sectors for research and development. Universities of Kerala had given birth to renowned scholars such as Sir C V Raman, S R Ranganathan and many more. Kerala education board’s dynamic process helps students to have a great career.

Benefits For Foreign Students

Kerala welcomes students from neighbouring states and foreign countries with opened arms. Kerala reserves seats for foreign students, especially engineering and technical colleges in Kerala. Kerala government ensures supreme quality of social and residential security to foreign students, making it the desired destination of foreign students.

Schools in Kerala

Name of School Location Affiliation
Assisi Vidyaniketan Public School Kakkanad CBSE
Khutbuzzaman E M School Thirurangadi, Chemmad CBSE
Vidya Vihar Public School Ernakulam CBSE
Trivandrum International School Trivandrum ICSE
Alphonsa Residential School Bharananganam ICSE
Good Shepherd E M School Kurianoor ICSE

Graduation and PG Level Courses in Kerala

Kerala is home to a number of colleges and universities of repute. These colleges and centers of higher learning receive numerous application forms each year from resident and international students. You can opt for degrees in science, arts and commerce from these.

  • St. Berchmans College
    Location – Changanassery
    Courses Offered – Arts and Science
  • Sacred Heart College
    Location – Ernakulam
    Courses Offered – Arts and Science
  • University of Calicut
    Location – Calicut
    Courses Offered – Master Degree courses, M.Phil, PG Diploma, Certificate Courses and P.hD
  • University of Kerala
    Location – Thiruvananthapuram
    Courses Offered – Bachelor Degree courses, Master Degree courses, M.Phil, P.hD in the fields of science, arts and commerce.
  • Cochin University 
    Location – Cochin
    Courses Offered – Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, M.Phil and P.hd study programs in ScienceProfessional Study Programs in Kerala 

    With job oriented courses being the call of the day, several institutes across Kerala have introduced professional courses which help them to face challenges in the job market.

    Type of Colleges College Degree
    Engineering College of Engineering, Government Engineering College, N S S College of Engineering B.Tech / BE
    Architecture College of Engineering, Architecture MES College of Engineering, National Institute of Technology B.Arch
    Law The Kerala Law Academy, Government Law College, national Institute for Advanced Legal Studies LL.B, LL.M
    Medical Government Medical College, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Kannur Medical College MBBS
    Management Mahatma Gandhi University, Rajagiri Intitute of Management, St. Berchamans Institute of Management BBA / MBA