Central University of Kerala (CU Kerala) is one of the 16 Central Universities established under ?The Central Universities Act, 2009 (Parliament Act No. 25 of 2009)?. In January 2009, it started functioning from a transit campus in Vidyanagar, Kasaragod, with two academic programmes: MA in English and Comparative Literature, and MA in Economics. The Vidyanagar campus houses the offices of the Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer and Controller of Examinations, the School of Languages & Comparative Literature, and School of Global Studies, Central Library, Computer Centre, Language Lab, Council Meeting Hall, Guest House, etc. In 2010, the CU Kerala Science Schools started functioning from the Riverside campus at Kanhangad, about 20 kilometers south of Vidyanagar. It houses the office of the Dean of Biological Sciences, library extension centre, computer centre, and the schools of Biological Sciences, and Mathematical and Physical Sciences. CU Kerala has statewide jurisdiction, and can establish regional centres in any part of the state. CU Kerala?s mission is to extend the scope of learning through a holistic methodology that accommodates diverse linguistic, scientific, and cultural traditions. Our expert faculty with international exposure contributes much to this goal. We hope that our multidimensional approach in designing and executing our programmes will contribute to a paradigm shift in improving academics in India.