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Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Admission 2021

Tamil Nadu Open University Chennai offers admission to diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses with different specializations to choose from. Candidates can obtain admission to any program at TNOU Chennai by fulfilling the eligibility criteria and securing valid scores in the qualifying exam. TNOU admission form has been released for UG, PG, PG Diploma and certificate programs.

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Highlights of TNOU Chennai Admission 2021

Check out the highlights for TNOU Chennai admission 2021 below.

Institution  TNOU Chennai
Type of Institute Private
Courses Offered

Under Graduation – Diploma, B.A., B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Sc

Post-Graduation - PG Diploma, MBA, MCA, M.A., M.Com, M.Sc, M.L.I.Sc

Application Mode Online
Entrance Exam -
Mode of Exam  -
Selection Criteria Merit-Based

TNOU Chennai Diploma Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai Diploma admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
Diploma

Management, Database, Retail Management, Archaeology & Epigraphy, Museology & Conservation, Film Acting, Television Acting, Drama & Theatre Acting, Data Sciences & Big Data Analytics, Yoga for Human Excellence, Cloud Computing, Customs Clearing & Forwarding

Diploma Eligibility Criteria

For Diploma (Management), candidates must have passed intermediate or must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized university along with 3 years of Managerial or Supervisory or Professional experience.

For all other specializations in the Diploma course, candidates must have passed the intermediate or equivalent examination.

Diploma Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the Diploma course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai B.A. Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai B.A. admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
B.A.

Urdu, English, English and Communication, History, Criminology & Criminal Justice Administration, History & Heritage Management, Tourism and Travel Studies, Economics, Business Economics, Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology, Human Rights, Islamic Studies

B.A. Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed the intermediate or equivalent examination or must have passed high school along with 3 years of diploma course or must have passed 11th standard along with 2 years of TTC course or must have passed high school along with 2 years of ITI course.

B.A. Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the B.A. course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai B.Com Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai B.Com admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
B.Com

Computer Applications, Bank Management, Corporate Secretaryship, Accounting & Finance

B.Com Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have qualified 10+2 or equivalent examination or must have passed 10th standard along with 3 years of diploma course or must have passed 11th standard along with 2 years of TTC course or must have passed 10th standard along with 2 years of ITI course.

B.Com Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the B.A. course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai BBA Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai BBA admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
BBA

Computer Applications, Marketing Management, Retail Management, General

BBA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board.

BBA Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the BBA course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai BCA Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai BCA admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
BCA

Computer Applications, Marketing Management, Retail Management, General

BCA Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have cleared intermediate or equivalent examination or must have passed 10th standard along with 3 years of diploma course or must have passed 11th standard along with 2 years of TTC course or must have passed 10th standard along with 2 years of ITI course.

BCA Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the BCA course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai B.Sc Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai B.Sc admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
B.Sc

Mathematics, Mathematics with Computer Applications, Psychology, Geography, Computer Science, Multimedia, Visual Communication, Apparel & Fashion Design, B.Sc (Lateral Entry) (Apparel & Fashion Design)

B.Sc Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill any one of the below-mentioned criteria:

  • Must have passed the intermediate or equivalent exam
  • Must have passed high school along with 3 years of diploma course or 2 years  of ITI course
  • Must have passed 11th standard along with 2 years of TTC course.

B.Sc Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the B.Sc course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai PG Diploma Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai PG Diploma admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
PG Diploma

Information Technology Management, Spoken English, Psychological Counselling, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Application, Software Quality Management, Information Security, Guidance and Counselling, Gerontology, Child Rights & Child Protection, Social Welfare Administration, 

PG Diploma Eligibility Criteria

For PG Diploma (Information Technology Management, Spoken EnglishComputer Application, Software Quality Management, Gerontology, Child Rights & Child Protection), candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized university.

For PG Diploma (Psychological Counselling, Information Security, Guidance and Counselling), candidates must have a bachelor's or master's degree in Psychology or any other relevant discipline from a recognized university.

For PG Diploma (Mathematics, Applied Mathematics), candidates must have a B.Sc degree in Applied Mathematics from a recognized university.

For PG Diploma (Social Welfare Administration), candidates must have a PG degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university.

PG Diploma Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the PG Diploma course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai MBA Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai MBA admission 2021 is in progress.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed a bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks.

MBA Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the MBA course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai MCA Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai MCA admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
MCA

Computer Applications, MCA (Lateral Entry)

MCA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed any bachelor's degree with a minimum duration of 3 years from a recognized university along with Mathematics as a compulsory subject at intermediate or graduation level.

For lateral entry, candidates must have done graduation with B.Sc in Computer Science or BCA or B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science from a recognized university.

MCA Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the MCA course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai M.A. Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai M.A. admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
M.A.

History, Public Administration, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, English, Translation Studies, Linguistics, Tourism & Travel Studies, Women Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice Administration, Human Rights, Development Administration, Police Administration, International Relations, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Islamic Studies

M.A. Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have cleared bachelor's degree with Tamil under part-1 or any other from a recognized university.

M.A. Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the M.A. course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai M.Com Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai M.Com admission 2021 has eligibility and selection criteria as mentioned below:

M.Com Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have graduated in Commerce or Business Administration or Corporate Secretaryship or ACA or AICWA or ACS. Those candidates who have studied at least 2 papers in commerce during their graduation are also eligible to apply.

M.Com Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the M.Com course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai M.Sc Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai M.Sc admission 2021 is in progress for the following specializations:

Course Specializations
M.Sc

Psychology, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Counselling & Psychotherapy (Lateral Entry - LE), Mathematics, Computer Science, Geography, Apparel & Fashion Design

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree from an acknowledged university.

M.Sc Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the M.Sc course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai M.L.I.Sc Admission 2021

TNOU Chennai M.Li.Sc admission 2021 is in progress.

M.L.I.Sc Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have with B.L.Sc or B.L.I.Sc degree from a recognized board.

M.L.I.Sc Selection Process

The selection of applicants for the M.L.I.Sc course at TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidate in the qualifying exam followed by the counseling process.

TNOU Chennai Admission Process 2021

Admission for different courses of TNOU Chennai is through the merit list issued by the university after filling the TNOU Chennai admission form 2021. During the last day of admission, the applicant must fill the application form and submit the request in person or through the website.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for different courses are the marks secured by the candidate in the qualification exam (Mentioned above in detail).

For all the UG courses, candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria will have to appear for a 6 months course of TNOU BPP (Bachelor of Preparatory Program) to become eligible for different courses.

Selection Process

Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be selected through a merit list issued by the university as per the marks of the candidates in the qualifying exam.

To know about the fee structure please refer to TNOU Chennai fee structure.

TNOU Chennai Application Process 2021

The application process requires the candidate to fill the application form available by visiting the official website. 

TNOU Chennai Application Form 2021

The application form is available online. The last date to fill the application form will be declared on their website.

Documents Required For Application Process 2021

Scanned copies of the below documents must be submitted during the online application process.

  1. Mark sheet of highschool
  2. Mark sheet of intermediate
  3. Graduation degree certificate
  4. Category certificate (If applicable)
  5. Passport size photographs
  6. Signature

Steps to Apply for TNOU Chennai Admission

The application form is available on their official website. To get admission in any course in TNOU Chennai, candidates have to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of TNOU Chennai and click on the 'Admissions' tab. 
  • Step 2: On the admissions tab, select the 'Online Admission' option and register as a new candidate.
  • Step 3: After successful registration, fill the application form with the necessary details and upload the scanned copies of all the required documents.
  • Step 4: After filling the application form, pay the registration fees and submit the application form.
  • Step 5: Candidates should take a printout of the application form for future reference.

TNOU Chennai Admission Helpline

Contact details for TNOU Chennai online admission are given below:

TNOU Chennai Contact Details
Phone Number

044-24306600

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

[email protected]

Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Admission and Fees Details 2021:

Course For Admission Total Tution Fees Admission Forms
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai BA Rs. 6,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai BBA Rs. 10,538
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai BCA Rs. 25,200
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai BCA Rs. 15,900
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai MA Rs. 6,682
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai MBA Rs. 21,750
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Sc Rs. 15,700
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Sc Rs. 24,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Sc Rs. 15,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Sc Rs. 28,200
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Sc Rs. 10,440
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Sc Rs. 52,380
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Diploma Rs. 6,750
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Diploma Rs. 6,113
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Diploma Rs. 11,500
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Diploma Rs. 10,500
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Diploma Rs. 6,129
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai M.Com Rs. 6,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai MCA Rs. 44,100
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai MCA Rs. 29,400
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai M.Lib.I.Sc Rs. 5,000
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai M.Sc Rs. 13,680
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai M.Sc Rs. 9,500
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai M.Sc Rs. 21,800
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai B.Com Rs. 6,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai MSW Rs. 6,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai BSW Rs. 6,600
Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Diploma in Animation Rs. 7,200
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Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Admission FAQs

1.

What are the basic eligibility criteria for admissions to TNOU?

The basic eligibility criteria for admissions to TNOU are as follows - 

  • Applicants to B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., BCA & BBA courses must have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board.
  • Those who have applied to M.Com., M.A., M.Com. and M.Sc. courses must have passed Bachelor’s courses from a recognized board.
  • Candidates applying for MBA courses must hold a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized board.
  • The minimum marks required to be eligible for admission to an MBA course is having secured at least 50% marks in the undergraduate degree.

2.

What are the courses offered by TNOU?

The university offers education in 3-year under-graduation in B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., BBA, and BCA. College offers studies in 2-year Master’s programs in MBA, MCA, M.A., M.Com. and M.Sc., Diploma & Postgraduate Diploma courses in multiple specializations.

3.

What is the admission process followed at TNOU?

The admission process followed at TNOU are as follows - 

  • Admission to under-graduation is based on completion of 10+2 or TNOU BPP conducted by the Tamil Nadu Open University.
  • Admission to the post-graduation program will be merit-based and application forms are available at the study centers of the Tamil Nadu Open University.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process 2020 for Tamil Nadu Open University, [TNOU] Chennai Reviews


Jennifer
Jennifer
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2012
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND ADMISSION PROCESS

The candidate must have cleared the Higher Secondary Examination. The admission can be obtained by filling out an application form and submitting the documents. There are no entrance examinations conducted for B.Com course. The candidate must have scored over 60% in Class XII for admission in B.Com program.



Jennifer
Jennifer
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accountancy), batch of 2018
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND ADMISSION PROCESS

The eligibility to apply for a bachelor course is 10+2, and for masters, the eligibility is higher education and undergraduation degree with a minimum of 50% of marks.




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