Prepare For A Visit

The Department of Applied Chemistry is on the Trikkakara campus of the Cochin University, which is about 15 kms from the heart of the Cochin city. As one of the largest and most popular cities in Southern India, Cochin is well served by a good transport system. These pages aim to highlight how easy it is to get to Cochin, and inform you about some of the things you can expect to see when you are there. Also you get enough information to get around the campus.

How to Reach

By Road
The main traffic route into the University is the NH47 from Ernakulam (Cochin, Kochi) which is passing through Alwaye. As you approach South Kalamassery on the NH47 from Ernakulam (Alwaye), follow the University sign to the right (left) at the traffic lights. The university is just 1.5 km from here.

The local bus service provide a convenient way of moving between the University and the city (Ernakulam and Alwaye). If you are traveling by one of these buses, you have to get down at "South Kalamassery Bus Stop". From there you can either walk (15 minutes) to the campus or take a three wheeler (around 15 rupees).

By Train
Cochin is well connected to all main destinations in India by a very good train network. If you are coming from south, you have to get down at one of the two stations (Ernakulam Junction (South) or Ernakulam North). You will need a taxi (around 175 rupees) or a bus (around 5 rupees) to reach the campus. The nearest bus stop to the Ernakulam Junction railway station is "Jos Junction". This stop is just in front of the Avenue Regent Hotel in Mahatma Gandhi (MG) road. If you are getting down at Ernakulam North railway station, then the nearest bus stop is "North" which is in front of the Reserve Bank of India building in Shanmugham road. From Ernakulam, you always have to take a bus to Alwaye and get down at "South Kalamassery" bus stop.

If you are coming from north, you can either get down at Alwaye Railway Station or one of the stations at Ernakulam. From Alwaye also you need a taxi (around 175 rupees) or bus (around 5 rupees) to reach the campus. From Alwaye you always have to take a bus to Ernakulam and get down at "South Kalamassery" bus stop.

By Air
Cochin International Airport is just 20 km from the campus. Number of carriers are operating from here to domestic and international destinations. You will need a taxi to reach the campus from the airport. Prepaid taxi (around 200 rupees) is available, you have to contact the the prepaid taxi desk at the arrival terminal. See also the section By Road.

Contact Address

The Head

Department of Applied Chemistry
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin - 682 022
Phone: +91 - 484 - 2575804

Email: chemcusatacin