Pocker Sahib Memorial Orphanage College
|Affiliation||University of Calicut|
|Location||Tirurangadi, Kerala, India
Pocker Sahib Memorial Orphanage College was established in 1968 as an aided junior college, affiliated to the University of Kerala under the management of the Tirurangadi Muslim orphanage committee (Regd.).
Consequent upon the University reorganization, the college came under the University of Calicut in the same year. It was upgraded as a first grade college in 1972 and a Post Graduate College in 1980. Having expanded in terms of infrastructure, courses, staff and students strength the college has emerged as one of the premier institutions of higher learning under the Calicut University. At present twelve degree courses and seven post graduate courses are offered at the college catering to the higher education needs of around 1800 students. PG departments of history, Commerce and Chemistry are approved as research centre by the University. The college was mainly intended for the educational progress of the orphans of the Muslim community but it also fulfills the educational aspirations of students from all communities.
The college is situated at Tirurangadi a distance of 13 km from Calicut University Campus, 24 km from the District Headquarters at Malappuram, 8 km from the Parappanangadi Railway station, 13 km from Calicut Airport and 1 km from the NH 17 at Kakkad.
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