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Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Education

577, Anna Salai, Attucheri, Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600015


Approved By: UGC       Type: Public

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About Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU)


Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) is an Indian University placed in Tamil Nadu, India. The university is one of the finest Institute for open & distance learning. Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) was established by the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu under Act 27 of 2002. Tamil Nadu Open University is recognized by UGC in 2015 & is one of the few universities approved to offer distance learning outside its state of establishment. The University offers 117 programs which range from certificate courses to post-graduation. The programs offered by the university are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Course Offered


UG ProgramsDuration
 B.B.A.                3 years
 B.B.A. MARKETING MANAGEMENT                3 years
 B.B.A. RETAIL MANAGEMENT                3 years
 B.B.A. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                3 years
 B.A. TAMIL                3 years
 B.LIT. (TAMIL)                3 years
 B.A. ENGLISH                3 years
 B.A. ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION                3 years
 B.A. HISTORY                3 years
 B.A. HISTORY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT                3 years
 B.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES                3 years
 B.A. POLITICAL STUDIES                3 years
 B.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION                3 years
 B.A. HUMAN RIGHTS                3 years
 B.A. SOCIOLOGY                3 years
 B.A. ECONOMICS                3 years
 B.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES                3 years
 B.A. CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION                3 years
 B.Com.                3 years
 B.Com. ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE                3 years
 B.Com. BANK MANAGEMENT                3 years
 B.Com. CORPORATE SECRETARYSHIP                3 years
 B.Com. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                3 years
 B.Sc. MATHEMATICS                3 years
 B.Sc. MATHEMATICS WITH COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                3 years
 B.Sc. PHYSICS                3 years
 B.Sc. CHEMISTRY                3 years
 B.Sc. BOTANY                3 years
 B.Sc. ZOOLOGY                3 years
 B.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY                3 years
 B.Sc. GEOGRAPHY                3 years
 B.Sc. MULTIMEDIA                3 years
 B.Sc. VISUAL COMMUNICATION                3 years
 B.Sc. APPARAL AND FASHION DESIGN/LE                3 years
 B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE                3 years
 B.C.A- Lateral Entry                3 years
 B.S.W. SOCIAL WORK                3 years
 B.P.A DRAMA AND THEATRE STUDIES                4 years
PG Programmes:-
 M.B.A.                2 Years
 M.B.A. HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION                2 Years
 M.B.A. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT                2 Years
 M.B.A. SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT                2 Years
 M.A. TAMIL                2 Years
 M.A. ENGLISH                2 Years
 M.A. LINGUISTICS                2 Years
 M.A. HISTORY                2 Years
 M.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES                2 Years
 M.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE                2 Years
 M.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION                2 Years
 M.A. HUMAN RIGHTS                2 Years
 M.A. POLICE ADMINISTRATION                2 Years
 M.A. SOCIOLOGY                2 Years
 M.A. ANTHROPOLOGY                  2 Years
 M.A. WOMEN STUDIES                  2 Years
 M.A. ECONOMICS                  2 Years
 M.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES                  2 Years
 M.A. CRIMINOLOGYAND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION                  2 Years
 M.Com.                  2 Years
 M.Sc. MATHEMATICS                  2 Years
 M.Sc. PHYSICS                  2 Years
 M.Sc. CHEMISTRY                 2 Years
 M.Sc. BOTANY                       2 Years
 M.Sc. ZOOLOGY                       2 Years
 M.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY                       2 Years
 M.Sc. COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY /NP                       2 Years
 M.Sc. COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY LE                                            2 Years
 M.Sc. GEOGRAPHY                  2 Years
 M.Sc APPAREL AND FASHION DESIGN                  2 Years
 M.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE                  2 Years
 M.C.A                  2 Years
 M.C.A-Lateral Entry                  2 Years
 M.S.W. (SOCIAL WORK)                  2 Years
 M.L.I.Sc.                  2 Years

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance MBA Key Factors


TNOU follows a unique multimedia approach for distance MBA instructions which includes:-

  1. Self- Learning Materials: The University supplies each student with printer study materials for enabling them self-learning for both theory and practice. The study materials can be collected from the study centers of the University.
  2. Counseling Sessions: TNOU organizes regular counseling sessions at various centers throughout the state for the students. The session is held by University experts with the main object to give students the opportunity to clear their doubts and queries. The session is held during the months of March-May and September- November.
  3. Practical/ Project Work: For a better understanding of the concept the students are also given practical and projects relevant to their subject. Practical examinations are held at the designated institutes as per the schedule of the University.

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Admission Eligibility Criteria


The only eligibility for the students applying for distance PG programs offered by TNOU under ODL is that candidate must have passed his graduation from any UGC recognized Universities. The students will be required to submit the degree for confirmation at the time of admission.

For UG Educational Qualification: The aspirants must have completed their 10 +2 degrees from any recognized boards.

Age Requirements: There is no specific minimum age. 

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Learning Admission Procedure


The step by steps TNOU Distance programs Admission Procedure is given below:-

  • Firstly visit the official website of Tamil Nadu Open University – tnou.ac.in
  • Click the ‘ONLINE ADMISSION’ tab available on the right side of the screen
  • It will redirect you two a page, where you have to register yourself and fill in you required details.

Documents Required:-

  • The Valid e-mail id
  • The Valid Mobile Number
  • The 10th and 12th class mark sheet in JPEG file
  • The Graduation Degree/Diploma in JPEG file
  • Scanned passport size photo
  • The Scanned applicant’s signature
  • The Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking (Rs. 100/- to be paid for the Application Form)

Note: After the completion of the Application form should be sent along with the Original documents or certificates. Note:- All your Original documents or certificates will be returned immediately after Verification.

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Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Courses Fees


UG Programmes:-

ProgrammesFees
B.B.A.11,800
B.B.A. MARKETING MANAGEMENT11,050
B.B.A. RETAIL MANAGEMENT11,050
B.B.A. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS12,850
B.A. TAMIL6,100
B.LIT. (TAMIL)6,100
B.A. ENGLISH7,750
B.A. ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION7,750
B.A.HISTORY7,750
B.A.HISTORY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT7,750
B.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES8,650
B.A.POLITICAL STUDIES 7,750
B.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION7,750
B.A.HUMAN RIGHTS7,750
B.A. SOCIOLOGY7,750
B.A.ECONOMICS7,750
B.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES7,300
B.A.CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION7,750
B.Com.7,750
B.Com. ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE7,750
B.Com. BANK MANAGEMENT7,750
B.Com. CORPORATE SECRETARYSHIP7,750
B.Com. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS11,050
B.Sc. MATHEMATICS11,050
B.Sc. MATHEMATICS WITH COMPUTER APPLICATIONS11,050
B.Sc. PHYSICS19,150
B.Sc. CHEMISTRY19,150
B.Sc. BOTANY19,150
B.Sc. ZOOLOGY19,150
B.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY11,050
B SC. GEOGRAPHY12,050
B.Sc MULTIMEDIA19,150
B.Sc VISUAL COMMUNICATION19,150
B.Sc APPARAL AND FASHION DESIGN/LE19,150
B.Sc COMPUTER SCIENCE30,850
B.C.A- Lateral Entry26,350
B.S.w SOCIAL WORK26,350
B.P.A DRAMA AND THEATRE STUDIES (4 years)13,150

PG Programmes:-

ProgrammesFees
M.B.A.22,300
M.B.A. HOSPITAL
ADMINISTRATION
50,800
M.B.A. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT24,800
M.B.A. SHIPPING AND
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
40,800
M.A. TAMIL5,800
M.A. ENGLISH7,400
M.A. LINGUISTICS7,400
M.A. HISTORY7,400
M.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES7,400
M.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE7,400
M.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION7,400
M.A. HUMAN RIGHTS7,400
M.A. POLICE ADMINISTRATION7,400
M.A. SOCIOLOGY7,400
M.A. ANTHROPOLOGY7,400
M.A. WOMEN STUDIES7,400
M.A. ECONOMICS7,400
M.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES7,400
M.A. CRIMINOLOGYAND CRIMINAL
JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION
7,400
M.Com.7,400
M.Sc. MATHEMATICS7,400
M.Sc. PHYSICS20,850
M.Sc. CHEMISTRY20,850
M.Sc. BOTANY20,850
M.Sc. ZOOLOGY20,850
M.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY9,650
M.Sc. COUNSELLING
AND PSYCHOTHERAPY /NP
19,850/20,600
M.Sc. COUNSELLING
AND PSYCHOTHERAPY LE
19,850
M.Sc. GEOGRAPHY12,950
M.Sc APPAREL
AND FASHION DESIGN
20,850
M.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE24,850
M.C.A24,850
M.C.A-Lateral Entry24,850
M.S.W. (SOCIAL WORK)9,650
M.L.I.Sc.5,550

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance MBA Review and Ranking


The Tamil Nadu Open University was recognized with their positive approach to begin a new regime of educating the students who are not able to choose regular education or who are not so lucky enough to complete their education. The University also provided distance education in almost all the disciplines or you can say fields which helps professionals from all the professions to continue their valuable education. The Tamil Nadu Open University also provides scholarships to the students of ST/SC students as per the government rules.

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