Calicut University arrived on July 23, 1968 in the 1/5. which was later replaced by the Calicut University Act of 1975. The aim of the university is to further improve the quality of higher education and research in all areas of human development, particularly in the technical and technology sectors, as well as in promoting art and culture. Kerala to elevate the underdeveloped people and accelerate the process of human development in the less developed Kerala provinces. Now, after the establishment of the Kannur University in 1995, Calicut University's case law is Thrissur, Palakkád, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad (except Taluk of Mananthavady). The university's main campus is Thenhipalam (Malappuram Dt), 23 KM. South of Kozhikode and 200 hectares. on both sides of the NH-17.
The administrative office, the Pareeksha bhavan, the distance learning school, the indoor and outdoor stadium, the university press, the department responsible for publications, the university engineering department, the men's and women's hostels, the women's hostel, dormitories and accommodation the staff is here. A well-equipped library, an audiovisual research center, a computer center, a science and acoustical center, a guesthouse and a seminar complex, University of Health Sciences, University Health Center, Super Market, Kantin, Travancore State Bank ATM, The telephone exchange also operates in the campus. There are extensive playgrounds and gym in the campus.
The university has full-time education departments and several centers and study schools. The University has two large-scale centers, one in Thrissur and one in Calicut. Another center will be established in Vatakara. In addition, there are 13 teacher training centers in all three districts of the University and its advanced computing center, which offer MCA, MSc Computer and BSc IT courses. The Calicut University's Technical and Technological Institute (CUIET) is located at the University Campus, 400 m from Kohinoor in NH-17. More than 150 colleges join the university, including Teacher Training Colleges, Engineering Colleges, Medical Colleges, Law School, IHRD Centers, College of Fine Arts, Oriental Colleges and Dental Science, Nursing and Homeopathy.