University of Kerala

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University of Kerala (UoK)
കേരള സർവ്വകലാശാല
Logo of University of Kerala.png
Former name
University of Travancore
Motto कर्मणि व्यज्यते प्रज्ञा (Sanskrit)
Motto in English
Karmani Vyajyate Pradnya (Wisdom manifests itself in action)
Type Public
Established 1937
Founder Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma
Chancellor Governor Of Kerala
Vice-Chancellor Dr. P.K Radhakrishnan
Location Trivandrum, Kerala, India
8°30′06″N 76°56′22″E / 8.5018°N 76.9394°E / 8.5018; 76.9394Coordinates: 8°30′06″N 76°56′22″E / 8.5018°N 76.9394°E / 8.5018; 76.9394
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website http://www.keralauniversity.ac.in/
Kerala University in 1940s

The University of Kerala (UoK), formerly the University of Travancore,[1] is an affiliating university[2] located in Trivandrum in the south Indian state of Kerala, India. It was established in 1937, long before the birth of the state of Kerala in India, by a promulgation of the Maharajah of Travancore, Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma who was also the first Chancellor of the university. C. P. Ramaswami Iyer, the then Diwan (Prime Minister) of Travancore, was the first Vice-Chancellor.

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  1. ^ "ABOUT". keralauniversity.ac.in. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.keralauniversity.ac.in/about.htm

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