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Kerala University MBA Admission 2023: Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaUpdated On: February 19, 2023 09:36 am IST

Planning to pursue an MBA at Kerala University? This article will enable the candidates to find out details regarding the application process, selection process and other relevant details.

Kerala University MBA course admission

Kerala University, formerly known as the University of Travancore is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It offers multiple degree programs in various fields including Pharmacy, Nursing, Management, Dental,and many others. The university was ranked 40th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2022. Currently, the university has over 150 colleges affiliated with it. Kerala University is about to announce the Admissions to Management courses for 2023 soon. 

The university offers management programs at the postgraduate level and candidates who want to apply for the MBA admissions at Kerala University 2023 can find out all the necessary information from this article. The article will help the candidates with all the pertinent information regarding Kerala University MBA Admission 2023.

Kerala University MBA Admission 2023

MBA admission at Kerala University 2023 will be based on the scores in any of the management entrance exams such as K­MAT, C­MAT, or CAT. Apart from this, the percentage of the candidate in the bachelor's degree in the relevant specialization will also be considered. Candidates can check out the detailed eligibility criteria and selection process mentioned below and then proceed to fill up the application form. Kerala University offers an MBA degree through its two constituent institutes including the

Kerala University MBA Specialisations 2023

Kerala University offers MBA (Master in Business Administration) in general management and Travel and tourism. The university also offers an MBA in the evening shift which allows the working professionals to pursue their education. Candidates can choose any of the available specializations given below and proceed for admission to any of the available colleges including the Institute of Management in Kerala (IMK) and University Institute of Management (UIM).

Kerala University Important Dates 2023

Candidates who want to apply for MBA admission 2023 at Kerala University should check out the important dates mentioned below to keep a track of all the important dates with respect to the admissions. Admissions for any of the two institutes, the Institute of Management in Kerala (IMK) and the University Institute of Management (UIM) will have to undergo the same procedure for admissions. Further, the official dates have not been announced yet, and are expected to be announced by February 2023.



Notification of Admissions

To Be Announced

Last Date for Online application

To Be Announced

Date of Group Discussion and Personal Interview: First Phase

To Be Announced

Date of Group Discussion and Personal Interview: Second Phase

To Be Announced

Publication of Rank List

To Be Announced

Admission Starts

To Be Announced

Classes Start

To Be Announced

Admission Closes

To Be Announced

Kerala University MBA Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates interested in pursuing MBA from Kerala University need to be aware of the eligibility criteria for MBA so that they can proceed accordingly for the admissions. They can take a look at the eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Candidates who want to take admission in MBA must have passed a bachelor's degree in relevant stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate. Kerala University will only accept the bachelor's degree scores from the Indian university recognized by the University of Kerala. The pattern should be either 10+2+3 or 10+2+4.
  • Candidates must have cleared any either BA, B.Sc., B.Com., B.E/ B.Tech, B.Sc. (Agri.) or any other 4/5 year degree course with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • Candidates who have cleared M.A/ M.Sc/ M.Com or any other post-graduate degree are also eligible to apply for admission.
  • Candidates in their final year of study may also apply for admissions. They will be eligible to apply. 
  • SC/ST and SEBC candidates shall be given relaxation as per University rules.

Seat Allotment for Kerala University MBA Admissions 2023

Kerala University allows seat allotment based on various factors. However, it also allows mandatory reservation for economically backward classes, ST and SC, and others. take a look at the distribution of seats under Kerala University for 2023 MBA Admissions:

Criteria for Division of Seats

Percentage of Seat

Merit Based


Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) including Ezhava (EZ)


Latin Catholic /SIUC (LC)


Other Backward Hindu (BH)


Muslim (MU)


Other Backward Christian (BX)


Economically backward among forward communities (BPL)


Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)




How to Apply for Kerala University MBA Admission 2023?

Applicants can check the steps mentioned below while applying for MBA admission:

Step 1: Registration

Candidates will need to register themselves firstly on the official website of Kerala University, Candidates may proceed to “Click here to register” and then they can enter the basic information. After registering, an application number and password will be generated for the candidates which will be further used for future reference.


  • Candidates are advised to enable the javascript while visiting the website.
  • Candidates should not press the “back” button during the process of registration.

Step 2: Entering Personal Details, Qualifying Examination details, and Options for various Programmes

Candidates who have successfully registered for the exam need to login into the website with the application number and password provided to them. After logging in, candidates will have to enter all their personal details including full name, address, email address, and contact number. Candidates will then have to enter their scores in the qualifying examination. Candidates need to select the program which they want to pursue.

Note: Candidates must note that the dates will be announced online. Candidates who have qualified for the degree from other universities need to enter their scores in the qualifying entrance exam. A stipulated period will be provided to the candidates in case of error.

Step 3: Download the challan, remit the fees and then enter fee remittance details

Candidates need to log in to the candidate's page using the application number and password provided to them. Candidates who don't remind their password must note that the date of birth is the default password. Candidates should then fill out the registration fee remittance details on the page.

Step 4: Uploading photo and signature

Candidates who are filling out the application form will have to upload the scanned photo and signature in the prescribed format.

Step 5: Application Verification

Once the application fee is submitted, candidates can verify the application and edit the details provided by them.

Step 6: Saving an offline copy or taking the printout

All the candidates should take the printout of the Kerala University application form for future reference. The application form slip will appear on the screen once the fee is submitted.

Kerala University MBA Application Fee 2023

Candidates need to submit the application fee while submitting the application fee. The application fee for the MBA Program is mentioned below:


Application Fee


INR 600

Scheduled Caste(ST)/ Scheduled Tribes(Scheduled Tribes)

INR 300

Documents Required for Kerala University MBA Application Form 2023

Some of the documents which will be required while filling the application form are listed below:

  • Receipt of the University fee remitted in the bank.
  • The admission memo.
  • Date of birth proof.
  • Transfer certificate (TC) from the Institution last attended and Conduct Certificate.
  • Eligibility certificate from the University of Kerala in case of candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from other Universities.
  • Mark sheets of the degree examination and provisional/degree certificate.
  • Migration certificate in case of candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from other Universities.
  • Some of the other documents required to be produced by the Head of Institution.

Kerala University MBA Selection Process 2023

The selection process for MBA admission at Kerala University is explained below:

Step 1: Reporting to the campus with the original copy of required documents

Candidates who have applied for admission need to report to the university with the original copy of the documents above. The dates will be updated online. The date and time of group discussion and personal interview will be intimated via SMS and e-mail based on the information given at the time of registration.

Step 2: Documents Verification, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview

Documents verification will be done by the head of the department. The head will verify the documents for the correctness of details provided by the candidates during the time of the application process. If the head of the department finds any incorrect information then he has the right to cancel the admission of the candidate. Centers for group discussion and personal interviews cannot be changed after being selected. Candidates must report to the centers on the said date. If any candidate is not present, the next candidate will be called on. The candidature will be canceled immediately. 

Step 3: Final Selection

After completion of the selection process, the final merit list will be declared. The names of the selected candidates for admissions will be displayed. Candidates may now, secure admissions to their colleges accordingly. The weightage of each stage is mentioned below based on which the final merit list will be declared:

Stages for SelectionWeightage
Entrance Exam Scores80%
Group Discussion (GD) Round10%
Personal Interview (PI) Round10%
Total 100%

Once candidates satisfy the criteria, they will be eligible for getting admission to Kerala University and the merit list will be announced.

Kerala University MBA Course Fee 2023

Once selected for admission, candidates can reserve their seats after submitting the course fee for the MBA. The course fee is mentioned below.




INR 50,000 (Approx.)(Each Year)

Kerala University has 41 departments of teaching and research apart from study centers and other departments. The University is renowned for having a number of study centers in specialized areas such as nanotechnology, bioinformatics, women's studies, etc. For detailed information or any queries, reach out through the student helpline number. Fill out the Common Application Form (CAF) or write through the Q and A zone for answers. A team of experts will guide and assist you through the proces. 

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