University College in Palayam Thiruvananthapuram

University College, Thiruvananthapuram was established in1834 by the Travancore king, Shri.Swathi Thirunal Varma, who ruled at that time. It was recognized as The Raja’s Free School in 1866 during the supremacy of His Highness Sri Ayilyam Thirunal Rama Varma Maharaja of Travancore. After the higher education provided in the college, it is affiliated under University of Madras till 1937, which was later affiliated to Travancore University (present Kerala University). All the Departments are approved research centers under the Ph.D programme. The College is now certified by the U.G.C with the status of Centre with Potential for Excellence. Almost all students along with Alumni Association members were placed in different companies including Multi National Companies like Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Ernst and Young etc. They are also conducting a Campus Placement cell with Career Guidance and also other programs such as tech fest, Sports, Cultural Activities and other fests. This college also includes Hostel for students. Some of anti activities such as Ragging, Strikes and Harthals are restricted inside the campus. Rules and regulations are also strict.

Institution: University College, Thiruvananthapuram
Type: Government
Affiliation: Kerala University
Started In: 1834
Current Principal: Dr. B.S Mohanachandran
Contact Number: 2475830
Email:  principalutycollege@gmail. com
Location: Palayam
District: Trivandrum
State: Kerala
Pin Code: 695 034
Website: www. universitycollege. co. in

BA - All Courses
B.Sc - All Courses
MA, MSc, MPhil

Research: All Departments of the college are approved Research Centers