Mercy is approved by the following Universities to conduct their distance and collaborative programmes in Kerala as per their norms and regulations.

    The University of Calicut is the largest University in Kerala. Established in the year 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala. The University aims to nurture excellence in education and research in its catchment areas of Northern Kerala, historically consigned to the periphery of Kerala's academic map. The University lays its emphasis on fostering quality human resource and promoting productive research that benefit both local communities and wider humanity.The University was created through a Government plan bifurcating Kerala University.
    The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). The Postgraduate Centre of the University of Madras, which was functioning in Coimbatore before 1982 formed the core of the Bharathiar University. In May, 1985 the University received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants.
    The School of Distance Education, started in 1976 as a teaching and research department of the University of Kerala, is one of the pioneering centre of distance learning in the state.
    The School was founded with the following objectives:
    To provide quality education to the disadvantaged sections including women and senior citizens.
    To promote career advancement by encouraging diversification and updating of knowledge.
    To provide training in softer and technical skills.
    To participate in human resource development.
    To make learning a life-long, ever enjoyable experience.
    The School is located in the University Senate Campus, at Palayam,Thiruvananthapuram
    Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) is a unique Public-Private Partnership between the Government of Sikkim and Manipal Education and Medical Group. Launched in 1995, the University offers graduate and post graduate degree courses in Management and IT.
    SMU-DE, the distance education arm of SMU, was set up in 2001, and is a leading provider of professional Distance Learning Programs in India today. The university offers courses such as MBA, MCA, BCA and BBA. All these programs are recognised and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
    Apart from the printed Self Learning Material, students get seamless anytime, anywhere access to their courses through EduNxt, the award winning next-generation education platform. This platform also facilitates 24/7 access to webinars, online classes, and counsellors, ensuring that students get instant support whenever needed. It gives SMU-DE students a distinct edge when it comes to placements in both private and public sector undertakings across a wide range of business verticals, including telecom, manufacturing, software, IT, automobiles and banking.
    The winner of several awards, including ‘Most preferred distance education university among students’, SMU-DE has helped a number of working professionals from leading corporates such as TCS, Infosys, HCL, Airtel to realise their career dreams through these conveniently delivered programs.
    Over 5 lakh students have benefited from our distance education programs so far, taking full advantage of the experience of the core faculty members and the 6,000+ committed and qualified mentors who support them.

    The courses on offer include:
    Management Studies
    Under Graduate : BBA
    Post Graduate : MBA

    Information Technology
    Under Graduate : B.Sc. (IT) and BCA
    Post Graduate : MCA and M.Sc. (IT)
    Manipal International University (MIU), a member of the Manipal Global Education Group, is a full-fledged Malaysian university offering multidisciplinary programs with a focus in the fields of Science, Engineering, Business and Mass Communication.
    The Manipal Education Group has been responsible for producing some of the brightest minds in Asia for the past 60 years. The Group has a network of six campuses and affiliations with 30 universities worldwide. Building on the success of the Melaka Manipal Medical College in Malaysia, the Manipal Education Group brings its multidisciplinary expertise to Malaysia through MIU.
  • C-DiT
    Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) is a unique organization working in the area of convergence and beyond of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Content development and dissemination in multi-media formats. C-DIT is proud of having a talented pool of creative personnel working in close collaboration with qualified and experienced technological work force. C-DIT has reorganized its activities through four functional Groups, each specializing in a core area, viz. Communication Group, Technology Group, Education & Training Group and Operations Group. C-DIT has been functioning as a Total Solutions Provider to the departments and agencies under the Government of Kerala in the areas of ICT applications and in supply of Holography based security products.
    Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
  • KSOS
    As a part of e-governance program, the Department of General Education decided to automate the Kerala State Open School (KSOS). From 2009 onwards open private scheme has been automated by the IT@School project. All students who have passed SSLC from 2009 onwards can directly apply for the open private scheme online. Others can also apply, but not online. Processing is done together for all the students. The software enables easy registration for the students as they only need to fill-in their SSLC registration number and date of birth and their complete details with photo can be retrieved. The students then only need to choose their examination centers. Another attracting feature is that the students can opt up to ten choices for the examination centers. The system also generates conspicuous registration memos for each student, consisting of the detailed description of the allotted school, course undertaken and other student details with photo. The software has successfully allotted Open School admission online for 80,278 students who had applied online and 10,644 students who had applied manually.
  • NSDC
    National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a not-for-profit public limited company incorporated on July 31, 2008 under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 (corresponding to section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013). NSDC was set up by Ministry of Finance as Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The Government of India through Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) holds 49% of the share capital of NSDC, while the private sector has the balance 51% of the share capital. NSDC aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality and for-profit vocational institutions. Further, the organisation provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. Its mandate is also to enable support system which focuses on quality assurance, information systems and train the trainer academies either directly or through partnerships. NSDC acts as a catalyst in skill development by providing funding to enterprises, companies and organizations that provide skill training. It also develops appropriate models to enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives. The differentiated focus on 21 sectors under NSDC’s purview and its understanding of their viability will make every sector attractive to private investment
    Tally Education Pvt. Ltd., is a group company and an education initiative of Tally Solutions, the makers of the popular Tally software. It is the only entity authorised to issue certifications on Computerized Accounting and on Tally. It has been incorporated with a vision to enable businesses to manage their manpower requirements by offering simple and easy solutions to find suitable skilled resources for their businesses.
    Over the years, the success of Tally software has fuelled the demand for Tally trained and certified professionals across the nation. Tally Education aims at establishing a benchmark, recognized by employers, which helps the certified candidates stand out from the crowd and accelerate their professional career. Many recognised institutes, universities, colleges and boards have got associated with Tally Education Pvt. Ltd. to offer Tally Certifications and to unleash thousands of job opportunities for their students and foster their careers.
    Kerala State RUTRONIX was set up by the Government of Kerala as an apex federation of 18 Rural Women’s Electronics Societies in the State. We manufactured and supplied various electronic equipments. We are the leading Software, Computer and Computer Training organization having our presence in all the districts of Kerala, through our Societies and Authorized Training Centers. Kerala State Rutronix was a joint venture of the Dept. of IT (Govt. of India), Khadi and Village Industries Commission (Govt. of India), Kerala Khadi and Village Industries Board (Govt. of Kerala), and Keltron. At present there are 18 Rural Women’s Electronics Industrial Co-operative Societies under its umbrella and around 500 technicians work in these societies. These Societies were engaged in the assembly of electronics items like Televisions, VCD players, Electronic Chokes, CF Lamps, Radios, UPS, EPABX system and Solar Devices. At present, it’s in the area of Computer Assembling and Software Consultancy that’s predominating. Through the network of societies under the umbrella of RUTRONIX, we have presence and reach throughout the State of Kerala. Our software division named ‘Govern-IT’ has implemented several software projects for quite a lot of public sector organizations under the Govt. of India and the State Government. Kerala State Rutronix has a very good track record of having supplied a large number of equipment to Government, Quasi Government and Private Agencies in the past and also of having undertaken several Software projects for leading public sector and private sector units.
    KELTRON’s history is a saga of innovation in electronics. From being a pioneer in 1973, to the role of a trend-setter today, Keltron has been the catalysis for the development of electronics industry in Kerala. In five years since inception, Keltron had set up several production centres and engaged more than 5,000 people directly or indirectly for the manufacture of electronic goods. A quarter century later, Keltron set about transforming Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, into one of the major electronics hubs of the country.
    Today, the city is home to Technopark, the internationally known technology park where thousands of talented young men and women participate in the development of a burgeoning information technology industry. Thus, Keltron has in effect triggered a revolution that still keeps churning out its benefits to individuals and institutions in different parts of the world, continuing in its quest to innovate products and processes that would add further value to life and to the industry.