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The University also has a number of study centers in specialized areas such as nano-technology, Kerala Studies, Bioinformatics, women's studies, learning difficulties, Sree Narayana Studies, Gandhian Studies etc. Some of these centers have taught programs (Certificate / Diploma / Masters / MPhil) and many offer PhD programs. The University has also established 10 University College of teacher education (Uteco) and 8 Institute of Technology University (ITU) which offer graduate programs under (bed Uteco and Computer Science BSC / s, e / BBA in UITS) although teachers programs are available in select UITS. University College of Engineering offers education in Engineering Karyavattom grade level. These institutions together have strength of over 5000 students.
The University has 150 affiliated colleges. The role of the university is prescribed courses of study and examinations and issuing certificates. The day to day administration of these institutions is under the supervision of ≤ University. However, these institutions are an important part of the University. Of these the 60 Arts and Science colleges. There are 2 law schools, 17 engineering colleges, schools 9 MBA / MCA, 37 teacher training schools, 4 Medical Colleges, 4 Ayurveda colleges, two schools of homeopathy, is a Siddha Medical College, Dental 3 colleges, 10 nursing schools, 4 schools of Pharmacy, 2 schools of Fine Arts and school of Music. The University also has a National College of Physical Education affiliated to it. The total number of students in these schools crosses 84,000.
The University follows the choice based credit and semester system for all graduate (Master) programs and is in the process of this presentation at under graduate (BA). Semesters typically fall during the months of August to January and from February to July.
The University has a very democratic functioning. Bodies-Supreme Council of faculty and large number of studies have elected members and students are represented in both. The executive body of the University, the union also has a student representative there (for the first time at universities in India, 1977). University policies are aimed at enhancing student in all areas. Union University is actively involved in university life since 1939 to serve students who are away from head-quarters in Trivandrum, university centers have been established with the assistance of UGC, Kollam, Alappuzha and Pandalam. There are 13 Taluka Information Centers. The University also provides information to students through table-aid affiliated colleges. The program national service scheme and the Director of Student Services organize youth welfare activities with the active collaboration of the Union of Students of the University. The University bagged the Indira Gandhi National Award for the best NSS activities in 2005 Department of Physical Education, University nurtures sports among students. This has provided outstanding sportsmen and women of the country. The University Stadium in the center of the city has a world-class synthetic track. The University has a central library built near campus ... .style city and caters to all students, staff and public. Besides this Karyavattom campus has a Campus library. Department of Libraries and bookstores College to complete information service to students.