Education | Calicut (Kozhikode)

Calicut boasts the presence of institutions like the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Regional Engineering College, Asia’s second biggest Medical college and houses the head quarters of Calicut University.

There were reputed centres of learning and culture in Kozhikode district in the early and medeival periods. One of the most important of such centres was Kozhikode itself. Under the rule of the enlightened Zamorins, it became famous all over South the rule as a rendezvous of scholars and men of learning.

The beginning of western education may be traced back to the first half of the 19th century, when in 1848 the Basel Evangelical Mission started a primary school at Kallayi. In 1877, as school for the young rajas was started in Kozhikode. This was later thrown open to all caste Hindu boys. In 1879, it was affiliated to the University of Madras as a second grade college and with this, collegiate in the district received a fillip.

There are 14 Arts and Science Colleges, of which eight colleges are under private management. The colleges are :

Colleges

Institution Telephone Numbers
Distance Education Centre, 400 288
Calicut University
Farook College 440661
Rouphathul Ulum Arabic College
Guruvayoorappan College 301516
Malabar Christian College 765679
Physical Education College 752710
Providence College 371696
St. Josephs College 355901
REC 286101
Sree Narayana Guru College 260495
Government College Madappally 512587
Govt. Arts and Science College 304694, 320694
Muhammed Abdulrahiman Memorial College, Mukkam 297319
C.K.G. Memorial Government College, Perambra. 610243
Govt. College, Koyilandy, 621323
Meppayur Salafi Arts & Science College. 0496-3097563

Computer

Institution Telephone Numbers
Cadd Point 366261
CIET 302292
Comp-Land 720886
Compaq Computer Point 522162
Icon Computer Education Center 722354
ITATM Computer Education Center 722806
Lacs Computer Center 402860
Logicomp 365340
Microchip 354152
Micro World Computer Center 756593
NIIT 366645
The Chip College of Computers 421373
Tics Computer Centre & Reprography 201266