Police registered a case against the assistant professor for allegedly sending obscene messages to the students.
The authorities said Higher Education Minister R Bindu clarified that the minister has not applied for professorship.
Calicut University beat Sant Baba Bhag Singh University 2-0 in the final.
West Bengal's Adamas posted the biggest win (7-0) on the opening day of the inter-zonal tournament.
In the final, Calicut University defeated Kurukshetra University, Haryana 3-1 (21-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-22).
The online applications could be submitted at www.ideku.net from November 1.
The University of Calicut and Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) have postponed the exams scheduled on 27 September as a general strike (hartal) has been called on that day.
These are for candidates who had sought BTech admission at the University of Calicut before APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University was instituted.
The University vice-chancellor had transferred the complaint to an internal complaint cell, which in turn decided to suspend Haris.
While the University of Kerala commenced the examinations of students of graduate courses on Monday, it will begin the post-graduate examinations on Tuesday.