University College, Thiruvananthapuram
The institution, now called the University College, was founded in the year 1834 by the Government of Travancore during the reign of His Highness Sri Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, one of the most illustrious rulers of the former State of Travancore, celebrated for his devotion and great contributions to art and culture.
In 1957, State Government took over the management of the college, a special scheme for coaching students for the U. P. S. C. Examinations (I. A. S.) was in the college in October 1961. With a view to giving opportunities of higher standard education to employed personnel, an Evening College was started in the College in June 1965.
The College celebrated its Centenary in a grand manner in July 1969. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the then President of India, inaugurated the celebrations.
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 001, Kerala
Telephone: 91- 471- 47 5830
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