Payyanur College, Payyanur is one of the premier institutions of higher learning in Malabar, North Kerala. Currently affiliated to Kannur University, and re-accredited by the NAAC with ‘B+’ grade in 2018, this postgraduate college caters to the higher education needs of over 1800 students, most of whom hail from the economically-weak families of the rural areas around Payyanur. The college offers undergraduate courses in 14 disciplines, postgraduate courses in four and PhD Programmes in three. The establishment of the college in the village area of Edat in 1965 led to the materialization of the higher educational dreams of thousands of youngsters during the past five decades. The college holds an enviably-high performance record in curricular and co-curricular activities.