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This paper examines the growth of scholarly articles produced by the University of Calicut over a period of fifty one years to identify the growth and trend of research. Data was collected from Scopus database. As of 30th September 2018, a total number of 2158 scholarly articles have been published by the university. The study found that more papers were published on Agricultural and Biological Sciences (30%) followed by Chemistry (23%) and Physics and Astronomy combination (21%). The publications of scholarly articles in Social Sciences, Business, Management and Accounting, Arts and Humanities, Psychology, Economics, Econometrics and Finance were found to be very less (3.7%). The majority of articles (58%) were published during the last ten years (58%).