The Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMMRC) at the University of Calicut is the only one of its kind to be set up in Kerala by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Operational since 1998, the Centre is dedicated to harness the information and communication technologies for furthering the cause of higher education.
Equipped with a multicam studio, state-of-the-art production equipment and multimedia workstations, the Centre is mainly involved in the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), E-Content and production of ETV contents, like educational video documentaries, video lectures for UG and PG subjects of study.
The objective of the media centre is to produce high-quality audio visual programmes and developing multimedia content. In addition to this, the centre also engages in conducting training workshops for teaching faculties in multimedia technologies and MOOC development. The Centre is also involved in the promotion of visual media cultures in the University system. The productions of EMMRC, Calicut University has received wide acclaim and won numerous national and state awards.
The Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC), an inter-University centre established by the UGC is the apex body controlling the 21 EMMRCs situated at different Universities/Institutions in different States of the Country.