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Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai

About Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai


Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai is growing phenomenally since last 14 years and offers around 113 programmes in various disciplines from the certificate to postgraduate level. It is recognized by University Grants Commission [UGC], Distance Education Council [DEC], National Council for Teacher Education [NCTE] and Rehabilitation Council of India [RCI]. It is the only University to provide specialized programmes for mentally challenged and impaired children.

The University has a cumulative strength of 5,29,263 students along with 11 programmes. The University has 13 Academic schools, 5 Support Divisions, 1 Media Centre and 607 Learner Support and Service Centre. The applications forms for the Tamil Nadu Open University Admissions are available on the official website. The University was the First in the state to have Credit based Self-Learning Material. As of now, around 1,71,430 students have passed from the University. It supports Digital Learning System. The University has a strength of 65 teaching and 77 non-teaching staff. For the Tamil Nadu Open University results are displayed on the official website.


Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Chennai Quick Links:

Sl No. Table of Contents
1 Highlights
2 Schools
3 Collaborations
4 Infrastructure
5 Scholarships
6 Eligibility Criteria
7 Admissions

Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Chennai Highlights:

Year of Establishment

2002 

Recognitions

University Grants Commission [UGC], Distance Education Council [DEC], National Council for Teacher Education [NCTE], Rehabilitation Council of India [RCI]

Tamil Nadu Open University Address

Tamil Nadu Open University, No 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai - 600 015

Tamil Nadu Open University Contact Number

 044-24306600

Infrastructure

Amphitheatre, Art Gallery, Bank, Canteen, Playgrounds, Library, Language labs

Training Programs

Non-Credit Courses for School Students in Computers, Automation and Multimedia

Programs Offered

Certificate, Vocational Diploma, Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PG Diploma and Philosophy Courses

Tamil Nadu Open University Fees Structure


Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Chennai Schools:

The University consists of the following Schools:

  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Computer Science
  • Politics and Public Administration
  • Special Education and Rehabilitation
  • Management Studies
  • Continuing Education
  • Tamil and Cultural Sciences
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration
  • Education
  • Science
  • Journalism and New Media Studies
  • History and Tourism Studies

Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Collaborations:

  • It has a Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] with National Skill Development Council [NSDC] for the Vocational Courses.
  • The university has a MoU with Tamil Nadu Agriculture University employ 4,000 unemployed youth in 2016-17.
  • The University has established Industrial Linkages with Commonwealth of Learning [COL], Asian Association of Open universities [AAOU] and the International Council for Distance and Open Learning [ICDE].

Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Infrastructure:

  • The University has a library which has 19,298 books from various disciplines.
  • A language lab is set up in the University with the aim of providing students with a command over many foreign languages like English, Chinese, French and German.

Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Scholarships:

  • SC/ ST students are eligible for the reimbursement of the non-refundable fees if they are not employed or if their family income is less than INR 1,00,000/-.
  • The University provides the scholarships to the SC/ ST students under the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department. 
  • The differently abled candidates are eligible for the exemption from tuition fee if they enclose a copy of disability certificate in a bank Challan of INR 300/-.

Contact Details and Location


Address : Tamil Nadu Open University, No 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai - 600 015
Website : http://www.tnou.ac.in/

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Open University - [TNOU], Chennai and accredited by UGC.

Facilities


Library
Laboratory
Gym
Cafeteria
Sports
Medical
Hostel
Auditorium
Computer labs

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Eligibility Criteria:

Courses

Eligibility

BCA

  • The candidates should have passed 10+2/ Diploma/ ITI examination or TNOU BPP.

BA

  • The students should have completed 10+2/ Diploma/ ITI examination or TNOU BPP.

B.Sc

  • The candidates should have cleared 10+2/ Diploma/ ITI examination or TNOU BPP.

BPA

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination from any recognized board.

MCA

  • The candidates should have completed the Bachelor's Degree in relevant field from a recognized University.

M.Sc

  • The candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant field from a recognized University.

MA

  • The candidates should have completed the Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University.

M.Com

  • The candidates should have a BBA/ B.Com/ CS/ ACA/ AICWA/ ACS degree from a recognzed university.
MBA 
  • The candidates with 50% aggregate in graduation from recognized University/Institution.
M.Lib.I.Sc
  • The candidates should have a B.Lib.I.Sc. degree from recognized University/Institution.
M.Phil
  • The candidates should have passed the Postgraduation with a minimum aggregate of 55%.
Ph.D.
  • The candidate should have passed a Master's Degree with a minimum of 55% [50% for SC/ ST/ OBC students] or an equivalent grade point.
  • If the students have appeared for GATE/ UGC NET/CSIR NET/ SET, they are exempted to write the Entrance Test.

Post Graduation Diploma

  • The candidates should have completed Graduation in the relevant Discipline

Diploma

  • The candidate must have passed the 10+2 from any recognized board.

Certificate Course

  • The candidate must have done 10+2 from any recognized board or
  • The candidate should have passed the TNOU BPP exam.

Tamil Nadu Open University [TNOU] Chennai Admissions:

  • The application form can be obtained from University Sales Counter, Study Centres and Zonal Centres at the fee of INR 100/-.
  • The application form can be obtained from the Deputy Registrar by issuing a Demand Draft of INR 150/- in his name.
  • The documents for the eligibility are to be attested by a Governing authority/ person.
  • The admission will only be possible if the all the eligibility criteria are met.
  • The students can download Tamil Nadu Open University hall ticket from the official website.

Courses and Fees Structure of Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai

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Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,538
Diploma in Business Management  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,235
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,750
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000

Live Application Forms

Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,750
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600

Live Application Forms

Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,700
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time
Diploma in Science  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13,680
Master of Science [M.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,500
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,550

Live Application Forms

Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Bachelor of Literature [B.Lit]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Bachelor of Performing Arts [BPA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 19,500
Bachelor of Social Work [BSW]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,113
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11,567
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,682
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,231
Preparatory Programme  6 month(s), Full Time
Preparatory Programme  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,300

Live Application Forms

Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,600
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,600
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,800
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Animation Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Animation  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 28,200
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 5,300
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11,500
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,500
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 10,440
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 52,380
Diploma in Hospitality  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,300
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,200
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,900
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,500
Diploma in Computer Applications  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,740
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 44,100
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 29,400
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,500

Live Application Forms

Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time
Diploma in Education  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5,000
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Agriculture  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,300
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,129
Diploma in Vocational Courses  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,300
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Aviation Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Aviation  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000

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