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Kerala University official site 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
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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, named after the late Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi, run by the Government of Kerala, started functioning in 1991. It has established a vast infrastructure and put together a team of dedicated teachers. The institution has thus attained a remarkable place as a technical training Institute. The government started this institution with a view of making it a center for post graduation and research studies. The college is affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University.

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Itís not just the knowledge of the technology but the creativity that is searched by most of the employers. So at ICQ we have developed a course material that is industry specific and help the students to choose from a variety of courses offered in the arena of multimedia.
Our faculty members are specialized in different areas such as cartoon designing, key frame drawing, animation directing. Our trainers have more than a decade of domain experience in domestic and overseas projects. We maintain close relations with design houses, film production studios, animation firms, media houses to ensure to improve our course curriculum to fulfill industry needs. We invite professional experts from such industries to deliver special lectures on various advanced animation concepts.

ICQ college of engineering is strategically powered with advanced teaching infrastructure to provide a better learning experience and an exposure to global standards. All these systems are equipped with superior animation software suites like Discreet 3D Max, Autodeskís Maya, Adobe, Macromedia, Combustion, Shake and many more. Above all the student-friendly faculty and comprehensive training tools support learners for wholesome animation learning experience.

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Sree Kerala Varma College Old Students' Association, formed in the year 1991, is dedicated to establishing and promoting lasting , supportive relationships among students, alumni and the college.The Association was registered under Travancore-Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Act, 1955 with Prof. NDS as Patron -in ChiefThe College has immensely benefited by the Association's efforts and contributions in the field of academics, sport and other institutional activities.SKVCOSA has invested over Rs.28 lakhs for the development of the college in the last five years and is still working to achieve bigger goals by which the college would become a center of excellence in the area of higher education...In the meantime the Association has extended its reach in the country and abroad where SKVCOSA chapters have been created and they are doing very well as sub units of the parent body

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