Central University of Kerala
has been established through an Act of Parliament: “The Central Universities Act, 2009" (Act No.25 of 2009) by Govt. of India
, situated at Kasaragod
Town, the northern-most district in the Indian state of Kerala. The territorial jurisdiction of Central University of Kerala is whole of the Kerala.
The university is currently operating from its temporary campus at Nayanmar Moola, 5 km away from Kasaragod town. Recently the University logo has been designed by famous sculptor Kaanayi Kunjiraman. This is the first and one and only Central University in the state of Kerala. Prof. Dr. Jancy James is the present and the first vice Chancellor of this University.