Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Library

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Arts [B.A]
3Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now
Master of Arts [MA] (Mridangam)
2Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹10,507 per year Apply Now
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹15,760 per year Apply Now

View All Courses


Prof. P.N. Suresh
Vice Chancellor
Prof. M. Krishnakumar
Lecturer, Department of Kathakali Vesham
Prof. K. Sooryanarayanan
Assistant Professor, Department of Kathakali Vesham
Prof. S. Gopakumar
Lecturer, Department of Thekkan Kalari
Prof. K.K. Sivan
Lecturer, Department of Kathakali Music
Prof. K. Karuppaswamy
Lecturer, Department of Kathakali Music
Prof. M.Unnikrishnan
Lecturer, Department of Kathakali Chenda
Prof. C. Vijayakrishnan
Lecturer, Department of Kathakali Chenda
Prof. N. C. Ramadas
Lecturer, Department of Kathakali Maddalam

About University

Kerala Kalamandalam is the premier public institution in India imparting training in and conducting performances of the classical arts of Kerala. It is a deemed University for Art and Culture. It is situated along the banks of the river Nila in the Cheruthuruthy village of Thrissur District. It is an immortal name in the cultural map of the world.

About Kerala Kalamandalam:

Founded In


Founded by

Padmabhooshan Vallathol Narayana Menon

Managed By

Cultural Affairs Department, Government of Kerala


UGC and Sangeet Natak Akademy, New Delhi




Located at Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur, Kerala

Nearest Metropolitan City

32 km from Thrissur

How to Travel

  • Shoranur junction Railway-station is only 3 KMs away from Kalamandalam
  • From Kochi/Eranakulam, the distance to Kalamandalam is only 110 KMs to the North.
  • Kalamandalam is 330 KMs to the north of Thiruvananthapuram,
  • Kerala’s international airport at Nedumbassery is only 85 KMs away from Kalamandalam along the Thrissur- Ernakulam National Highway - 47


  • Department of Kathakali
  • Department of Mohiniyattam
  • Department of Kuttiyattam
  • Department of Mridangam
  • Department of Chenda
  • Department of Karnatic Music
  • Department of Malayalam
  • Department of English
  • Department of Sanskrit



The Kalamandalam library has a collection of over 50,000 books on theater, music, dance, Indian History, Aesthetics, Epics, Puranas.


Kalamandalam provide hostel for all students. All students admitted for the regular courses have to stay in the hostels concerned. The food is strictly vegetarian.

Add Your Comment Displaying 0 Comments

Leave a comment

(Will not be published) (Required)

Contact Details

Phone No: 04884-262418
Vallathol Nagar, Cheruthuruthy
Thrissur - 679531
Kerala , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Bini Bus Stop bus stand 0.04Km
Locate on Map with Direction

Subscribe to News Letter