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Kunnamangalam is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°18′23″N 75°52′44″E / 11.30639°N 75.87889°E / 11.30639; 75.87889Coordinates: 11°18′23″N 75°52′44″E / 11.30639°N 75.87889°E / 11.30639; 75.87889
Country  India
State Kerala
Region South India
District Kozhikode
 • Total 47,396
 • Official Malayalam
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673571
Nearest city Kozhikode
Lok Sabha constituency Kozhikode
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kunnamangalam

Kunnamangalam is a growing census town located about 14.5 km east of Kozhikode (Calicut) city on the Calicut-Bangalore National Highway. Nearby places are Koduvally, Chathamangalam, and Kettangal. The locality is home of education. India's premier management institutes like, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIMK),The NITC, Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) and Kerala School of Mathematics, Kozhikode are located here. Other major institutions are JDT Islam Orphanage Trust,Markazu SSaqafathi Sunniya(Markaz), Dayapuram Educational and Cultural Centre, Spring Valley School, Auxilium Navajyoti Higher Secondary School and MES Raja Residential School etc.

Kunnamangalam can be considered as the educational hub of Kerala. In other words Kunnamangalam is the only place in the country with major institutions. Institutes of India like Indian Institute of Management, Indian Institute of Spices Research, National institute of Technology, Indian Theosophical society, Govt. Medical college and numerous other institutes are located here, while India's first water resources museum is situated at Peringalam.

Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF) or Milma is also located on Kunnamangalam. Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) is another important organization housing in Kunnamangalam.

Kunnamangalam is developing as a the suburb of Kozhikode, it will be merged to calicut corporation in the near future.


Kunnamangalam is located at approx. 15 km east of Calicut city.

Educational institutions[edit]

Indian Institute of Management[edit]

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode IIMK is one of the 13 Indian Institutes of Management set up by the Government of India. The Institute founded in 1996 in collaboration with the State Government of Kerala was the 5th IIM to be established.

Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM)[edit]

The Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) was established as an autonomous research organisation by the Government of Kerala, under its Science and Technology Policy in February 1978. Two of the important personalities behind the establishment of this institute were Shri C Achutha Menon, former Chief Minister of Kerala and Dr P K Gopalakrishnan, former Secretary to the Government of Kerala. The Centre had a steady growth along with its other sister institutes under the umbrella of the State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment.

The Centre originally established at Thiruvananthapuram was shifted to the present 35 ha-campus at Calicut in 1979. The main building at the headquarters, completed in 1988, has 7000 sq m plinth area. In addition to this, there are separate buildings to house the isotope hydrology lab, hostels for trainees and canteen. Today, around 50 families of the staff are residing in the quarters constructed in the campus.

Kunnamangalam Higher Secondary School[edit]

Kunnamangalam Higher Secondary School Located heart part of Kunnamangalam town, The school has UP,High School & Higher Secondary sections with up to 12 Divisions.

Markazu Saqafathi Sunniya[edit]

Markazu Saqafathi Sunniya, located 14 kilometers east of Calicut, is situated in a spectacular setting of scenic beauty. Markaz had its humble beginning in the year 1978 under the auspices of Sheik Aboobacker Ahmed. Today it has strength of more than 12,000 students.

SNES Institute of Management Studies and Research[edit]

SNES IMSAR is founded by Sree Narayana Education Society, a charitable society with over three decades of service in educational activities. IMSAR is located at Chethukadavu near Kunnamangalam in Kozhikode district which is close to the IIM Kozhikode Campus.