Farook College is a center of higher education in Kozhikode, a district of Kerala, India. Its creation marked a breakthrough in the renaissance of Kerala Muslims.
Started in 1948 ,it was the first First Grade College in that area, originally affiliated to the University of Madras. On the reorganization of States, it came under the jurisdiction of theUniversity of Kerala in 1957 and subsequently under the University of Calicut 1968.
Commencing its academic activities in 1948 with 32 students and 5teachers and two Undergraduate courses, it has grown steadily over the past52 years and in 2001 it had an enrollment of 2027 (including Pre-degree)students taught by 149 teachers. Fifteen Undergraduate and Eleven PostGraduate Courses are offered by the College and of the total of 1621students in these courses, 977 are women and 644 are men.The college started with the establishment of Rouzathul Uloom by Moulavi Abu Sabah. That first establishment is currently known as Rouzathul Uloom Arabic College and is now part of the sprawling campus.
Farook Training College
Farook Training College was established in 1961 by Rouzathul Uloom Association when this part of land was craving for social upliftment and intellectual empowerment. Those dark ages were characterized by religious taboos and social inhibitions that covered up the thirst for education; neither individuals nor their god-fathers ever dreamt of recouping... Read More