Kozhikode has been a center of learning right from the medieval period. In 1848, the Basel Evangelical Mission established a school in Kallayi which started English education in Kozhikode district. Kozhikode district is educationally forward with a literacy rate of 95.24%.
There are many good institutions in Kozhikode. One of the best renowned Engineering colleges in India which is National Institute of Technology (NIT) is in Kozhikode. It was earlier called as Regional Engineering College (REC) and is very famous for its technical education. Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit has a regional center in Koyilandi in Kozhikode. Besides, there are many other colleges such as Art & Science colleges, Medical college, Engineering colleges etc. District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) Kozhikode was implemented during the second phase in the year 1991. It is located in Vadakara.
List of Schools and Colleges in Kozhikode district
|Arts & Science College||38|
|Training College (B Ed)||3|