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Students welfare

Students welfare

Malayalam University offers a number of schemes aimed at students’ welfare.

The Nakshatra Scholarship

Based on an examination, three students from every class are selected for Nakshatra scholarship. The eligibility for the scholarship is determined by taking into account the score in the scholarship examination and the marks obtained in the degree examination for the first year post graduate students. For the second year students score in the last semester examinations is taken into account. Under the scholarship scheme a selected student receives annually Rs. 15000.

The recipients of the Nakshatra Scholarship during the year 2016-17.

The recipients of the Nakshatra Scholarship during the year 2017-18


Assistance to publish books by students

Students who publishes books are entitled to a financial support of Rs. 10000.


Hostel facilities are arranged in rented buildings. There is a separate hostel for Research Students. The entire expenditure on fuel (the price of gas cylinders) is met by the University.

Anti Ragging Cell

Anti Ragging Cell functions in the University under the supervision of the Students’ Welfare Dean and the Teachers’ committee on students’ welfare. Malayalam University is a tobacco free, alcohol free and ragging free campus.


Financial Aid for Publishing the Writings of Students

With the aim of nourishing the creative ability of the students of Malayalam University, a scheme was organised last year for giving financial aid to publish their writings. In accordance with this project provision was made for granting Rupees five thousand for a student for publishing book. During this year Rs. 5000/- was given as compliment for publishing the work 'Chithal' written by Rinsi.K (Pen name Paski), student of the Department of Local Development Studies.


Study Tour

Provision is made for the study tours of students. First year students can go for study tours inside Kerala and second year students outside the state. For the tours inside Kerala the maximum permissible expenditure per head Rs.4000/- and for outside the state Rs.7500 per head.

Other Welfare Schemes

There is a revolving welfare fund for students. In times of financial stringency or emergency students can access this fund. The Registrar is the custodian of this revolving fund.

Book Purchase Coupons

Under this unique scheme every student is entitled to book purchase coupons worth Rs. 500. The student can purchase boos for this amount from the book stores in exchange of the coupons and the University pays agents the coupons to the booksellers.

Teachers’ Committee for Students welfare

There is a committee of Teachers exclusively to look into the complaints raised by students.

Students welfare Director : Dr. Satheesh Palanki

Committee for preventing Harassment against women in workplaces

An Internal grievance cell for woman is functioning in the University in accordance with the law for preventing sexual harassment against woman.

  • Dr.T.Anithakumary Professor, Department of Literature, Chairperson
  • Dr.Smitha.K.Nair, Member
  • Dr.Roshni Swapna, Member
  • Dr. Moly Kuruvila, Associate Professor, Department of Women's Studies, University of Calicut, Expert Member from outside the University


As the University Campus is located outside the town limits, conveyance is arranged by the University at suitable timings, free for students and subsidized for teachers and staff.


Right to Information Cell

A right to information cell has been constituted. Shri K.Ratnakumar, Aaccounts Officer of the University is the information officer and Dr. T. Anithakumary, Registrar in charge is the Appellate Authority.

Earn while you learn scheme

A scheme to engage the students in office work has been launched. Accordingly, students are engaged outside class hours for updating files, keeping accounts, maintaining stores and taking stock, proof reading, editing, D.T.P. work etc. A panel of willing students will be prepared in advance. A remuneration Rs.150 per hour is paid to these students. It is further stipulated that a

Special training programmes

Talks by eminent trainers and motivational speakers are regularly held. A week long civil service orientation programme was held in 2016. Special coaching for NET examination is also conducte