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1. FAQ of Online Degree Verification System

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2. How can I get a Medium of Instruction Certificate?

Apply on general purpose form with a fee of 250/- (. 270/- if using downloaded form) Enclose copy of course certificate (from college) and pass certificate of the course to be certified.

3. As an employer, how can I verify the genuineness of a certificate submitted by an applicant?

The University accepts applications from employers for verifying the certificates or marklists of applicants. You can avail this service, by applying in the 'General Purpose Form' ( FORM NO 14), priced at Rs. 20/-, along with a fee of Rs. 1000/- per copy. Such applications must contain the following information:
  1. Present/permanent address of the applicant, Course details, telephone number and address of the college where the applicant studied
  2. Full address and tel no: of the Agency / Employer
  3. The Draft for payment should be in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs.10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is 50/-, you have to draw a DD of Rs.60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

4. How can I get my certificate attested?

Foreign Universities and certain embassies may ask you to get your certificate attested/verified. Apply in the prescribed form (No:19)to the Registrar. The fee is Rs.1000/- per copy. Please send a xerox copy of your degree certificate in Legal Size.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Janasevana Kendras.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs.10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs.50/-, you have to draw a DD of Rs.60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

5. How can I get a transcript?

You need this for submitting to foreign Universities.

You have to submit the duly filled in form to the Registrar, University of Kerala with a fee of Rs. 250/- per copy, if you need an Official Transcript. The Official Transcript will not contain details of marks.Please submit a copy of your school leaving certificate, to prove the date of birth.

If you have a profoma/questionnaire to be filled in by us, the fee would be Rs. 1000/- per copy. For the Transcript of Marks also, the fee is Rs. 1000/ per copy. (The mark details should be entered and submitted by the student, with copies of mark lists, for verification)

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD of Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

6. How to get Syllabus for various courses offered by the University?

The syllabus of the various courses can be had by submitting a request along with a DD for Rs. 25/- to the 'Director, Dept. of Publications, University or Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34'.

You can get details of price and availability on phone. Kindly contact 91-471-2303995, 2386364 and 2308606

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Customers from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, those from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the price is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

7. What is the procedure for Cancellation of Private Registration?

This can be done by applying on the prescribed form along with a fee of Rs.1000/- to 'The Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34'.

The originals of all mark lists are to be produced. In the case of a candidate who registered as a private candidate but didn't apply for any Examination shall remit only Rs. 500/- towards the cancellation of Private Registration Memo.(Memo is to be produced)

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

8. What is the procedure for Cancellation of an Examination?

This should be done within two weeks from the last date of the final examination. The candidate should submit the duly filled in application to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34', with a fee of Rs.50/- per paper. The application form should be accompanied by a forwarding letter from the head of the institution where the candidate studied. The hall-ticket of the examination should also be sent.

In the case of private candidates theSuperintendent of Examinations in the Examination Centre should forward the application.

9. How can I get a Provisional Certificate?

You can get your provisional certificate by applying on a duly filled in application form along with the required fee amount and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) worth Rs.22/-, to 'The Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34'.

For Graduate Courses excluding Professional Courses & self-financing courses i.e, the courses conducted in the Unaided colleges and the Vocational courses the fee is Rs. 70/-.

For Post Graduate courses under all faculties, Graduate courses under the professional faculties and self-financing courses i.e, the Unaided colleges and the Vocational courses the fee is Rs. 130/-.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

10. How can I get my Degree Certificate?

You can get your degree certificate by applying on a duly filled in application form for degree certificate along with the required fee amount to 'The Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34'. Candidates need not attach self addressed envelopes or stamps. A copy of Provisional Certificate or copy of marklists can be attached to the application form.

Fee details for each course is as given below.

Degree courses: Rs. 350/- + Search Fee

Post Graduate Courses : Rs. 450/- + Search Fee

Professional Bachelors Degrees : Rs. 450/- + Search Fee

Professional Masters degree : Rs. 640/- + Search Fee

M.Phil Degree : Rs. 640/- + Search Fee

PhD : Rs. 760/- + Search Fee

Post Doctoral Degree (D.Litt., D.Sc. etc.) : Rs. 760/- + Search Fee

Diploma/Titles & certificates : Rs. 190/- + Search Fee

(A fine of Rs.100/- should be remitted by those applying after ONE year and Rs. 400/- by those applying FIVE years after the examination).

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

11. How can one apply for scrutiny of an answer paper?

In order to apply for scrutiny of an answer paper, the candidate has to apply to 'The Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' on the prescribed form with a fee of Rs. 100/- per paper (for Post Graduate courses Rs. 150/- per paper), (for BTech and LLB, additional Rs. 30/- as Online Charge) and a self-addressed envelope stamped for Rs. 5/- (ordinary post). OR Rs. 22/- (registered post).

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs.10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs.50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

12. How can I apply for Revaluation?

You can get your answer papers revalued by submitting to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' a duly filled in application form for revaluation along with a fee of Rs. 500/- per paper, Rs. 30 for Online Charge and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) worth Rs. 22/-.A copy of the mark list OR hall ticket of that examination concerned is to be attached.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/ - Rs. 20/ for B.Tech) to the fee amount.

13. How to get an Eligibility Certificate?

One can obtain an eligibility certificate by submitting to 'the Registrar, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' a duly filled in application form for eligibility certificate along with the fee, attested copies of degree certificate, course certificate and TC from the institution where the candidate studied last.

The fees for each course is as given below:

1. All other Degree/diploma course: Rs. 200/-

2. Professional and Post Graduate degree obtained from the Universities outside Kerala but within India : Rs.350/-

3. Degree/ Certificate of Foreign Universities and Institutions : Rs. 600/-

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. .50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

14. How to get my Matriculation from University of Kerala?

You can get Matriculation by submitting the duly filled in application form to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' along with a fee of Rs. 100/- and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) worth Rs. 22/- pasted on it. After three months (of joining the course) in addition to the fee, a fine of Rs. 25/- also should be remitted.

15. How to get a Duplicate Degree Certificate?

This can be obtained by applying on the prescribed form (No 19) to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' with a fee of Rs. 1000/- with Rs. 100/- as fine within 5 years, Rs. 400/- as fine after 5 years and an affidavit from the Notary Public on Rs. 100/- stamp paper, stating that the certificate had been lost irrecoverably and the course certificate from the Principal of the institution where the candidate had studied for that degree course.

In case of Private Candidates, instead of Course Certificate, an Identification Certificate from a Gazetted Officer is to be submitted.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

16. How to obtain my Recognition from University of Kerala?

If you are a Private Candidate, you can obtain your recognition on submission of a duly filled application form along with a fee of Rs. 300/- (plus late fee of Rs.50/- after one year) and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) worth Rs. 22/- to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34'.

If you are a regular candidate, the Principal of your college should forward your application.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

17. How to get Application Forms from University of Kerala?

You can get your application forms from 'the Section Officer, Forms Section, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' on submission of a request on plain paper along with a fee of Rs. 20/- and with sufficiently stamped self addressed envelope to send it to you. You can also download the forms from the Resources and Downloads link of the web site(www.keralauniversity.ac.in). When you submit a downloaded form, please add Rs. 30/- to the fee.

18. How to obtain my Rank Certificate from University of Kerala?

You can obtain this by applying to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' in the prescribed form and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) worth Rs. 22/-. No fee for Ist Rank holders and Rs. 100/- for candidates within 10th rank.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

19. How can I get my Migration Certificate from the University of Kerala?

You need this certificate to 'migrate' to another University. You have to first submit the application form for Migration Certificate to the 'Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' along a fee of Rs. 200/-. In addition, a search fee of Rs.100/- (if you apply one year after your examination), Rs. 200/- (if you apply 5 years after your examination) and Rs. 300/- (if you apply 10 years after your examination) should also be remitted.

The form should be forwarded by the Head of the Institution (with his office seal). In case of Private Candidates, a gazetted officer should attest the form in that column.

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

20. How can I get my Detailed Mark List?

You can get your detailed mark list by applying on the prescribed form to 'the Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram-34' along with a fee of Rs. 50/- for BA Courses, Rs. 500/- for BTech, Rs. 500/- for MTech and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) worth Rs. 22/-.(for ordinary post Rs. 5/-)

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.

21. How can I pay various University fees?

Mode of Payment

You can make payments to the University through:-

1. Chalan at the University Cash Counter or FRIENDS Counters.

2. Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala (Only SBT draft payable at SBT Service Branch, Thiruvananthapuram) or District Co-operative Bank DD payable at Head Office branch of State Co-op Bank, Thiruvananthapuram will be accepted.

Students from other States can send Demand Draft payable at SBI Main branch, Thiruvananthapuram.

However, applicants from outside the country may send DD from any scheduled bank.

3. Please add Rs. 10/- as service charge while sending Demand Draft ( For example if the fee is Rs. 50/-, you have to draw a DD for Rs. 60/-)

Please write your name and the purpose for which the DD is drawn, on the reverse side of the Draft. This is applicable when you buy application form also.

4. In case you are using a downloaded form, please add the cost of the form (Rs. 20/) to the fee amount.