Kerala University official sitehttp://www.keralauniversity.edu/The University of Travancore which eventually became the University of Kerala was established in 1937 by a promulgation of the Maharaja of Travancore, Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma who was also the first Chancellor of the University. Sir C. P Ramaswamy Ayyar, the then Diwan of the State, was the first Vice-Chancellor. It was the sixteenth University to be set up in India and ten Colleges within the State of Travancore which were affiliated to the Madras University became the affiliated colleges of the University of Travancore.
In 1957, the Kerala University Act, Act 14 of 1957, was brought into force and the University of Travancore was renamed University of Kerala. The University had three campuses located in three different parts of the State viz. Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode. In 1968, the University Centre at Kozhikode became a full -fledged University covering the Colleges and Departments located in Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode and Kannur Districts of Kerala. The Cochin University of Science and Technology and the Kerala Agricultural University were set up in 1971 and in 1983, the Mahatma Gandhi University was established. With the establishment of these Universities, the area of the jurisdiction of the University of Kerala has been limited to Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha Districts and some parts of Pathanamthitta District.
At present, the University has sixteen faculties and 41 departments of teaching and research. There are 157 affiliated colleges. Of these, 46 are aided Arts and Science colleges and 14 are unaided . There are two Law colleges, 17 Engineering colleges (of which 14 are unaided), four Medical Colleges (two are self financing) seven aided Teachersí Training colleges, 30 unaided Teacher Training Colleges, four Ayurveda colleges, two Homeopathy colleges, one Sidha Medical College, two Fine Arts Colleges, one Music College, three Dental colleges (of which two are unaided), four unaided Pharmacy colleges and one college of Physical Education. Besides these, there are four affiliated institutions conducting two year full time MBA course, five colleges offering MCA and ten Nursing colleges, all in the unaided sector. The Universityís Engineering College in Kariavattom campus offers courses like Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication etc...The University Departments offer a wide range of teaching and research at post-graduate, M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels. The courses in the Departments are conducted in the Credit and Semester System . The University has also extended the Semester System to all the Post Graduate courses from 2001. At present, about 32 colleges offer post graduate teaching programmes. Some of the affiliated colleges offer , more read at http://www.keralauniversity.edu/EducationDec 14, 2006
The college owes its origin to the farsightedness and vision of its founder patron, Most Rev Dr Joseph Attippetty, the first Indian Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Verapoly.Greatly concerned by the lack of educational facilities for the members of his diocese, His Grace ventured upon the mission of starting a new college at Ernakulam, the then capital of the Former State of Cochin. His efforts bore fruit in 1946 when the University of Madras accorded sanction to His Grace for starting a second grade college.The college began functioning on 16th of July, 1946, in the old St.Albertís High School building, situated in front of the present college campus with 150 students in the first year intermediate class.Years have gone by. Long strides have been taken by the college in its development. Today under the patronage of His Grace Dr.Daniel Acharuparambil, St.Albertís College is a front runner First Grade College functioning under the Mahatma Gandhi University.
The era of globalization and privatization has proved that only competitive edge will be able to sustain in the field. A rapid change for effectiveness is called on by all phases of the work. The cope-up with the upcoming demand and also for keeping the competitive edge all employers are looking for smart professionals rather than hard working employees. As such the philosophy for the employment oriented nation like India would be to augment the supply smart professional to all the fields.Patriot Aviation College (PAC) is a renowned institution, which believes quality is priority. In view of the current trend in aviation sector, the scope for the right professional is quite high but the supply of required quality professionals into the field from India is too small. We, therefore, graduating and supplying smart professionals required for aviation industry through various courses.Patriot Aviation College is an IATA / UFTAA Authorized Training Center. PAC conducts the travel and tourism diploma courses strictly in accordance with the IATA-ATDI norms. SCOPETravel and Tourism industry is the fastest growing industry in the World and World Tourism Organization expects annual turnover to touch aroundUS$ 1.55 trillion by the year 2010." The International Air Transport Association released cargo and passenger traffic forecasts for 2004-2008 indicating 6.0% growth annually for international passengers and 6.0% annually for international cargo tonnage. China and India will be the main main engines of growth for passenger traffic.International markets within Asia Pacific are expected to grow at 8.3% over the forecast period. Europe-Middle east growth, while from a much smaller base, will also be exceptional at 7.7% reflecting rapid expansion plans by Middle Eastern Carriers."The recent developments at Calicut, Cochin and Trivandrum international airports in Kerala are proved to be true that Travel & Tourism industry is at its tremendous growth in India and elsewhere.This is what inspired and encouraged us to train young graduates and make them capable of working in Travel and Tourism industy and assist them for placement in India and abroad.MISSIONPAC analyzes demands and developments of the aviation sector whereby suitably generates and supply required professionals for the sector.THE COLLEGEPAC is located right in the heart of Thrissur city which is the center place of Kerala and also known as Cultural Capital of Kerala. The place is easily accessible through air, rail and road. The nearest railway station is only2 Km away from the college and nearest airport is only 40 Km away. Outstation students will be guided properly for getting a proper and reasonable accommodation in the nearby area of the college.We have well-versed, internationally recognized team of faculty for coaching the students. The study material will be provided by the college. we also provide inputs to our students for their personality development, brain and memory development. Fully air conditioned class-rooms are equipped with required all modern training equipments. Multimedia PCs with internet access to Global Distribution System for on-line reservation is also available in the college.