AMU Malappuram Centre, Kerala
Amu Malappuram Centre, Kerala
Aligarh Muslim University Malappuram Centre was established by A.M.U. in 2010 empowered by Section 5(2)(C) of the A.M.U. (Amendment) Act,1981 and under Section 12(2) of the University Act. [Act XL 1920 and A.M.U. (Amendment) Act,1972] .
The President of India in her capacity as the Visitor accorded sanction to establish two Centres of Aligarh Muslim University, one at Malappuram (Kerala) and the other at Murshidabad (West Bengal) (Ref: Lr. No.: F. 3-9/2008 Desk(U) dt. 27.04.10 from the Under Secretary MHRD, Govt. of India) in pursuance to the A.M.U. Courts resolution dt. 02.12.2007 (Other items, No. 4), Executive Council's approval on 17.01.2008 (item No. 20) and the Academic Council's approval on 12.01.2008 (item No.:24).
The Centre is located in the educationally and socially backward, Muslim-majority Malappuram District of Kerala.
The classes of the first batch were started on 28.02.2011 in a rented building (Al-Hazmi building, Pattambi Road) at Perinthalmanna. The Centre, from its inception offers two academic programmes viz. B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) and M.B.A and then added one more course i.e. B.Ed.. The functioning of the Centre has been re-located to the Semi-permanent buildings already constructed in its own spacious (336 Acres) Campus w.e.f. 01.06.2012.
The land, basic infrastructure (road, power connection & water supply) for construction and three rented buildings were provided by the Govt. of Kerala free of Cost.