kaaleekat vishvavidyaalay jise kaaleekat vishvavidyaalay ke naam se bhee jaana jaata hai, bhaarat ke uttaree keral mein sthit malappuram jile mein ek kolejiet raajy saarvajanik vishvavidyaalay hai. 1968 mein sthaapit, yah uttaree keral mein sthaapit hone vaala pahala vishvavidyaalay hai. vishvavidyaalay ko vishvavidyaalay anudaan aayog dvaara samanvit kiya jaata hai (naach dvaara e gred ke saath punah maanyata praapt).  isaka mukhyaalay tenaheepaalam mein hai, jo kaaleekat shahar se lagabhag 20 kimee (12 meel) dakshin mein aur malappuram jile mein sthit malappuram shahar se lagabhag 30 kimee (19 meel) door hai. keral viThe University of Calicut also known as Calicut University, is a collegiate state public university in Malappuram District located in northern Kerala, India. Established in 1968, it is the first university to be set up in northern Kerala. The university is co-ordinatinated by the University Grants Commission. Wikipedia
The University of Calicut is the largest University in Kerala. Established in the year 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala. The University aims to nurture excellence in education and research in its catchment areas of Northern Kerala, historically consigned to the periphery of Kerala’s academic map. The University lays its emphasis on fostering quality human resource and promoting productive research that benefit both local communities and wider humanity.The University was created through a Government plan bifurcating Kerala University. As per the plan, the four post-graduate departments of the University of Kerala operating in Calicut were annexed to the new University along with fifty four constituent colleges spread across seven northern districts. With ‘Nirmaya Karmana Sree’ as it motto, the University has been able to surmount all challenges and emerge as the largest residential cum affiliating University in Kerala. With 30 post graduate departments and 395 colleges it has become a beacon of hope and enlightenment for hundreds of thousands of young men and women in North Kerala.