Inter University Centre for Bioscience

The Inter University Centre for Bioscience (IUCB) at Kannur University has been established as part of a special initiative of the Higher Education Department , Government of Kerala to provide cutting edge infrastructure for developing Centres of Excellence in research in areas of specific relevance to the state. It functions in conjunction with the Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology.

IUCB has so far produced thirty plus research publications in high impact international journals since its inception in 2010.It is developing into a hub of frontier level research activities in the studies of secondary metabolites of medicinal plants and marine flora.

The IUCB is poised to take up indepth studies in:

1. Hermeneutics of traditional medical texts
2. Plant metabolic engineering
3. Therapeutically active principles
4. Separation and derivatization science,
5. Toxicology studies
6. Developing new herbal products
7. Bio molecular structure & information science
8. Instrumentation & instrument maintenance division
9. Animal & cell culture facilities
10. Herbal garden & repositories & green house

Central Library
The Central Library of the University housed at Thavakkara Campus in Kannur City is spread over an area of 13304 sq.m.

It comprises various sections for neo literature, Malabar collection, art gallery, heritage museum and digital library. It also has a separate section for the visually challenged and for audio visual activities.
The library is a recognized research centre of the University in the subjects of History, Sanskrit, Statistics, Philosophy, English, Sociology, Economics, Malayalam, Urdu, and Music.
It is fully automated, and uses library software SOUL , developed by INFLIBNET, Ahmedabad. The library provides the services of DELNET and UGC-INFONET e-journal consortium.

Web Access

All the campuses of the Kannur University have Wi-Fi web access which provides round the clock high speed web access to the entire student community. It allows them to connect to various search engines and data base systems for their academic purposes.

Sports Facilities
Sports is highly encouraged in the University. The students have to their credit many achievements in the state and national level in sports and games.

The University has a :

  • State of the art indoor stadium with synthetic track
  • Swimming pool &
  • A well-equipped gymnasium at the Mangattuparamaba Campus.



Other Facilities

State Bank of India
 Fort Road, Kannur - 670001

Federal Bank
 Jubily Complex, Onden Road, Kannur

State Bank of Travancore
 Bank Road, Kannur, 670001

Syndicate Bank
 First Floor KMS Building, Fort Road, Kannur
 0497 - 2769757

Union Bank of India
 XXIX/2344, Fort Road, Kannur
 0497 - 2707980

Indian bank
 Fort Road, Kannur -670001
 0497 -2705045

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
 W 30/1289, Fort Road, Kannur- 670001
 0497- 2706425

Axis Bank
 Zuhra Arcade , Arat Road , Near Onden Hotel, Kannur – 670 001

Bank Of Baroda (BOB
 TKT Building, PB 44, Kannur - 670001

Bank Of India (BOI)
 Near Civil Station , Opposite K.S.R.T.C. Bus Stand, Kannur- 670002

Canara Bank
 Thavakkara Road , Kannur - 670001

 Kvr Towers, South Bazar, Kannur - 670002
 0497- 3934570

Central Bank Of India
 CC - 8011/A, Tounil House ,Station Road , Kannur -670001
 0497- 2705917

Dena Bank
 Fort Road , P.B. NO. 24 XXIX/CC/217

Corporation Bank
 Bank Road ,Camp Bazar, Kannur -670001

Government Hospital
 Main Road , Kannur - 670001

AKG Hospital
 Talap , Kannur - 670002

Koyili Hospital
 Talap, Pallikkunnu, Kannur

Dhanalakshmi Hospital
 Kannothumchal Road , Thana , Kannur -670001

Speciality Hospital
 AD -11/478, Thana ,Kannur -670002

Pariyaram Medical College
 Pariyaram , On National Highway, Kannur
 0497 2808111

Ashoka Hospital,
 South Bazar Road, Near Taluk Office , Kannur
 0497 2704580

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