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Noorul Islam University
Noorul Islam University (formerly Noorul Islam College of Engineering) is a private co-educational university located in Kumarakovil, Thuckalay, Kanyakumari District Tamil Nadu, India. The university was founded in 1989 by Dr.A.P.Majeed khan, who is now its chancellor with a motto to provide quality education to the students. The university has been listed in the 44 deemed universities in India to be stripped of their University status.

Academia and research


The university follows an entrance exam based system of admission and an interview based admission were an academically challenged students can join the management seat by donating a sum of money . A yearly entrance exam, Noorul Islam Entrance Exam, is conducted. The admissions from this exam are decided based on merit.

Academic organisation and accreditation

The Institution is an ISO 9001:2000 Certified Institution Noorul Islam university has consolidated different disciplines into seven Schools of ExcellenceUniversity's programmes are recognised by a range of accreditation boards including, but not limited to NBA and Institute of Engineers (India). The Institution is recognised as SIRO of DST,Govt.of India


The Noorul Islam University is located on the rocky face of velimalai, a part of Western Ghat hills. Padmanabhapuram, the capital of erstwhile Travancore is only 7 km away. Not too far, at 4 km distance is the Thuckalay Town.NICE is only a vocal-distance from the famous Lord Velmuruga Temple at Kumaracoil. It is only 15 km distance from Nagercoil, the district headquarters of Kanyakumari and 1.5 km from the NH-47. The Women's hostel is present inside the university campus whereas the Mens Hostel and The football ground are present outside the compound but near to it. The University encourages activities of sporting by providing basket ball courts, tennis courts, and a football ground. The college has a networked campus in which all the departments are interconnected using optical fibre network to implement information sharing, communication, application access and internet connection sharing through VSAT. A satellite station is provided and the facilities of video conferencing is also available. There is an auditorium at the top of the building named 'Hill-Top Auditorium'


NIU previously known as Noorul Islam centre For Higher Education was declared deemed to be university under the sec 3 of the UGC act of 1956. Even though a court hearing was going on against many collages who got this status the management began admitting students into the university seats and increased their tuition fee. On march 5th 2010, 44 of these deemed to be universities were blacklisted by the UGC after an investigation stating they lack the standards to be declared as a university.

On march 8th 2010 the 2nd semester students who were under the university management blocked-off a bridge which was the only way for vehicles to enter the campus on protest against the collage.They demanded that the collage authority assure them that their 4yr studies wont be wasted.The management agreed to the students demands and the protest ended without anyone getting injured. Till date the court hearing to be removed from the blacklist is going on

Institutions/Organisations under Noorul Islam Educational Trust

• Noorul Islam Industrial Training Centre, Amaravila, Neyyattinkara, Kerala
• Noorul Islam Polytechnic College, Punkarai, Tamil Nadu
• Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu
• Noorul Islam Community College, Kumaracoil, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu
• Noorul Islam College of Arts and Science, Kumaracoil, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu
• Noorul Islam College of Dental Science, Amaravila, Kerala
• Noorul Islam Multi speciality Hospital, Amaravila, Kerala
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