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Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension

Established in 1968

Head of the Department : Dr. E.M.Manogem 



The Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension was established in 1968 with an objective to extend knowledge and other resources to the community. The Department has been actively involved in adult and continuing education and extension activities. The book entitled ‘Vayojana Vidyabhyasom’ written by Dr. K. Sivarajan has been extensively used by the adult education functionaries during the total literacy programme in Kerala. The department prepared and published 15 books for the continuing education of neo-literates. Sixteen candidates have taken Ph. D degrees under the guidance and supervision of the faculties of this department. Dr. K. Sivarajan has written 23 books on education. Most of these are reference books of the B. Ed and M. Ed courses in the Universities in Kerala.


Thrust Areas


Adult Education, Continuing Education, Extension Education, Population Education, Non-formal Education, Counselling Education, Hearing Disability, Women Education, Teacher Education, and Lifelong Education

Course offered:

1.PG Diploma Course in Counselling

The duration of the course is one year. Eligibility for admission is Bachelor Degree in any discipline. Medium of instruction is English. Scheme of the course: Five written papers of 75 marks each. One practical 80 marks and viva-voce 20 marks. Total intake will be 50. Course fee is Rs.12,600/-.

2. PG Diploma in Management of Learning Disabilities

The duration of the course is one year. Eligibility for admission is Bachelor Degree in any discipline. Medium of instruction is English. Scheme of the course: Five written papers of 75 marks each. One practical 80 marks and viva-voce 20 marks. Total intake is 50. Course fee is Rs.12,600/-.

3. Certificate Courses for Women

The following Certificate Courses are offered by the Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension.

1. Certificate Course in Beauty Management

2.Certificate Course in Soft Toys Making

3. Certificate Course in Fabric Painting and Saree Designing

4. Certificate Course in Ornaments Making

The duration of courses is three months. Total intake is 50 for each course. Course fee is Rs.1,000/-.

4.Workshop for Women Empowerment

The duration of the workshop is ten days. The total intake in each workshop is 50 . The jurisdiction of the Calicut University is the area of operation. The following subjects have been identified for conducting workshops.

  1. Fabric painting and saree designing course

  2. Beauty culture course

  3. Ornaments making course

  4. Pottery arts course

  5. Dry flower making course

  6. Paper cover and carry bag making course

  7. Bakery items making course

  8. Fashion designing course

  9. Glass painting course

  10. Mat weaving course

  11. Hand embroidery and saree designing course

  12. Textile printing

  13. Screen printing course

  14. Soft toys making course

  15. Hand bag making course

  16. Shell handicraft making course

  17. Soap making course

  18. Candle making course

  19. Umbrella making course

  20. Book binding course

  21. Curry powder making course

  22. Pickles making course

  23. Jam and Squash making course

  24. Clay modeling course

  25. Ceramic painting course

  26. Hand embroidery course

5. Summer Course

The Department conducts 10 days Summer Course for Secondary School Leaving students. Total intake is 50. Course fee is Rs.1000/-.

6. Bridge Course

The Department conducts 10 days Bridge Course for Higher Secondary School Leaving students. Total intake is 50. Course fee is Rs.1000/-.

7. Ph.D

Total intake is 10 and duration is 3 years. Sixteen candidates have already taken Ph.D degrees under the guidance and supervision of the faculties of the department.


Courses Offered

Sl. No.

Name of the course

Intake

Duration

1.

PG Diploma in Counselling

50

one year

2.

PG Diploma in Management of Learning Disabilities

50

one year

3.

NET/JRF Coaching

50

Ten Days

4.

Certificate courses for Women

  1. Certificate Course in Beauty Management

  2. Certificate Course in Soft Toys Making

  3. Certificate Course in Fabric Painting and Saree Designing

  4. Certificate Course in Ornaments Making

50

50

50

50

three months

three months

three months

three months

5.

Workshops on Women Empowerment

50

ten days

6.

Summer Course

50

ten days

7.

Bridge Course

50

ten days

8.

Ph. D

10

three years

9.

Seminar on The Art of Parenting

50

1 day

10.

Seminar on Trasactional Analysis

50

2 days

11.

Seminar on Neuro Linguistic Programing

50

2 days

12.

Seminar on Learning Disability

50

1 day

13.

Seminar on Home Safety Management

50

1 day

14.

Seminar on Advanced Neuro Linguistic Programing

50

3 days