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Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Education

Tamil Nadu Open University No 577, Anna Salai Saidapet, Chennai- 600015

Approved By: UGC, DEB       Type: Public

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Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Education Overview

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) is a State Open University established in the year 2002. TNOU Distance Learning was recognized by an Act (No.27 of 2002) of the Legislative Assembly of the Government of the state of Tamil Nadu. It was the first Open and Distance Learning (ODL) University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

The University offers various UG and PG programms i.e. BBA, MBA, B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., M.A. and M.Sc. All the courses that are offered by the University are approved by UGC, DEB, RCI, and NCTE.

The main objective of the establishment of the university is to provide higher education to handicapped/disabled, underprivileged, rejected admission to higher education, working men and women or people who are not able to complete their education due to other goals or can’t afford higher fees.

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Course Offered

Programms that are offered by the TNOU Distance Learning are given below with their specialization:-

UG Programmes:-
 B.B.A.
 B.B.A. MARKETING MANAGEMENT
 B.B.A. RETAIL MANAGEMENT
 B.B.A. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 B.A. TAMIL
 B.LIT. (TAMIL)
 B.A. ENGLISH
 B.A. ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION
 B.A.HISTORY
 B.A.HISTORY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT
 B.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES
 B.A. POLITICAL STUDIES
 B.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
 B.A.HUMAN RIGHTS
 B.A. SOCIOLOGY
 B.A.ECONOMICS
 B.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES
 B.A. CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION
 B.Com.
 B.Com. ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
 B.Com. BANK MANAGEMENT
 B.Com. CORPORATE SECRETARYSHIP
 B.Com. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 B.Sc. MATHEMATICS
 B.Sc. MATHEMATICS WITH COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 B.Sc. PHYSICS
 B.Sc. CHEMISTRY
 B.Sc. BOTANY
 B.Sc. ZOOLOGY
 B.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY
 B.Sc. GEOGRAPHY
 B.Sc. MULTIMEDIA
 B.Sc. VISUAL COMMUNICATION
 B.Sc. APPARAL AND FASHION DESIGN/LE
 B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE
 B.C.A- Lateral Entry
 B.S.W. SOCIAL WORK
 B.P.A DRAMA AND THEATRE STUDIES
PG Programmes:-
 M.B.A.
 M.B.A. HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION
 M.B.A. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
 M.B.A. SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
 M.A. TAMIL
 M.A. ENGLISH
 M.A. LINGUISTICS
 M.A. HISTORY
 M.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES
 M.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE
 M.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
 M.A. HUMAN RIGHTS
 M.A. POLICE ADMINISTRATION
 M.A. SOCIOLOGY
 M.A. ANTHROPOLOGY
 M.A. WOMEN STUDIES
 M.A. ECONOMICS
 M.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES
 M.A.CRIMINOLOGYAND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION
 M.Com.
 M.Sc. MATHEMATICS
 M.Sc. PHYSICS
 M.Sc. CHEMISTRY
 M.Sc. BOTANY
 M.Sc. ZOOLOGY
 M.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY
 M.Sc. COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY /NP
 M.Sc. COUNSELLING
 AND PSYCHOTHERAPY LE
 M.Sc. GEOGRAPHY
 M.Sc APPAREL AND FASHION DESIGN
 M.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE
 M.C.A
 M.C.A-Lateral Entry
 M.S.W.(SOCIAL WORK)
 M.L.I.Sc.
Diploma Programmes:-
 DIPLOMA IN MEDIA ART
 DIPLOMA IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND EPIGRAPHY
 DIPLOMA IN WILD LIFE TOURISM
 DIPLOMA IN APPAREL INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
PG Diploma Programmes:-
 PG DIP.IN SPOKEN ENGLISH
 PG DIP.IN PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING/(NP)
 PG Dip. in Psychological Counselling
Vocational Diploma Programmes:-
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN BEAUTICIAN
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN AND GARMENTS MAKING
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TECHNICIAN
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FOUR WHEELER MECHANISM
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DTP OPERATOR
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER HARDWARE SERVICING
 VOCATIONAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN GENERAL DUTY ASSISTANT (VADGD)
 VOCATIONAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN GENERAL DUTY ASSISTANT (VADGD) LE
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN CATERING ASSISTANT
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HOUSE ELECTRICIAN
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ACUPRESSURE THERAPIST
 VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ANIMATION
 VOC. DIP. IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE & EDUCATION (Kindergarten)
Certificate Programme:-
 CERTIFICATE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Education Admission Procedure

The step by steps TNOU Distance MBA and BBA 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:-

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

Note: completed Application form should be sent along with the Original documents or certificates. (All your Original documents or certificates will be returned immediately after Verification).

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Courses Fee Structure 2021

UG Programmes

Programmes

Fees

B.B.A.

11,800

B.B.A. MARKETING MANAGEMENT

11,050

B.B.A. RETAIL MANAGEMENT

11,050

B.B.A. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

12,850

B.A. TAMIL

6,100

B.LIT. (TAMIL)

6,100

B.A. ENGLISH

7,750

B.A. ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION

7,750

B.A.HISTORY

7,750

B.A.HISTORY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

7,750

B.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES

8,650

B.A.POLITICAL STUDIES 

7,750

B.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

7,750

B.A.HUMAN RIGHTS

7,750

B.A. SOCIOLOGY

7,750

B.A.ECONOMICS

7,750

B.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES

7,300

B.A.CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION

7,750

B.Com.

7,750

B.Com. ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

7,750

B.Com. BANK MANAGEMENT

7,750

B.Com. CORPORATE SECRETARYSHIP

7,750

B.Com. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

11,050

B.Sc. MATHEMATICS

11,050

B.Sc. MATHEMATICS WITH COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

11,050

B.Sc. PHYSICS

19,150

B.Sc. CHEMISTRY

19,150

B.Sc. BOTANY

19,150

B.Sc. ZOOLOGY

19,150

B.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY

11,050

B SC. GEOGRAPHY

12,050

B.Sc MULTIMEDIA

19,150

B.Sc VISUAL COMMUNICATION

19,150

B.Sc APPARAL AND FASHION DESIGN/LE

19,150

B.Sc COMPUTER SCIENCE

30,850

B.C.A- Lateral Entry

26,350

B.S.w SOCIAL WORK

26,350

B.P.A DRAMA AND THEATRE STUDIES (4 years)

13,150

PG Programmes

Programmes

Fees

M.B.A.

22,300

M.B.A. HOSPITAL
ADMINISTRATION

50,800

M.B.A. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

24,800

M.B.A. SHIPPING AND
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

40,800

M.A. TAMIL

5,800

M.A. ENGLISH

7,400

M.A. LINGUISTICS

7,400

M.A. HISTORY

7,400

M.A. TOURISM AND TRAVEL STUDIES

7,400

M.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE

7,400

M.A. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

7,400

M.A. HUMAN RIGHTS

7,400

M.A. POLICE ADMINISTRATION

7,400

M.A. SOCIOLOGY

7,400

M.A. ANTHROPOLOGY

7,400

M.A. WOMEN STUDIES

7,400

M.A. ECONOMICS

7,400

M.A. ISLAMIC STUDIES

7,400

M.A.CRIMINOLOGYAND CRIMINAL
JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION

7,400

M.Com.

7,400

M.Sc. MATHEMATICS

7,400

M.Sc. PHYSICS

20,850

M.Sc. CHEMISTRY

20,850

M.Sc. BOTANY

20,850

M.Sc. ZOOLOGY

20,850

M.Sc.PSYCHOLOGY

9,650

M.Sc.COUNSELLING
AND PSYCHOTHERAPY /NP

19,850/20,600

M.Sc.COUNSELLING
AND PSYCHOTHERAPY LE

19,850

M.Sc. GEOGRAPHY

12,950

M.Sc APPAREL
AND FASHION DESIGN

20,850

M.Sc.COMPUTER SCIENCE

24,850

M.C.A

24,850

M.C.A-Lateral Entry

24,850

M.S.W.(SOCIAL WORK)

9,650

M.L.I.Sc.

5,550

Diploma Programmes

Programmes

Fees

DIPLOMA IN MEDIA ART

2.530

DIPLOMA IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND EPIGRAPHY

4.050

DIPLOMA IN WILD LIFE TOURISM

8,050

DIPLOMA IN APPAREL INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

4,750

PG Diploma Programmes

Programmes

Fees

PG DIP.IN SPOKEN ENGLISH

3,850

PG DIP.IN PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING/(NP)

10,450

PG Dip. in Psychological Counselling

10,050

Vocational Diploma Programmes

List of Vocational Diploma Programmes

Fees

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN BEAUTICIAN

7,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN AND GARMENTS MAKING

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TECHNICIAN

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FOUR WHEELER MECHANISM

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DTP OPERATOR

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER HARDWARE SERVICING

4,750

VOCATIONAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN GENERAL DUTY ASSISTANT (VADGD)

7,750

VOCATIONAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN GENERAL DUTY ASSISTANT (VADGD) LE

7,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN CATERING ASSISTANT

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HOUSE ELECTRICIAN

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ACUPRESSURE THERAPIST

4,750

VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ANIMATION

7,750

VOC. DIP. IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE & EDUCATION (Kindergarten)

7,750

Certificate Programme

Certificate Programme

Fees

CERTIFICATE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

850

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Distance Education Eligibility Criteria

TNOU Distance Learning BBA Eligibility Criteria – Candidate must have cleared class 12th from a recognized board.

TNOU Distance Learning MBA Eligibility Criteria – Candidate must have done Bachelor’s degree in any stream with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Review & Ranking

TNOU Distance Learning has an excellent teaching method as it provides their students of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Self Learning material (SLM). Students will get the SLM in the form of recording of video lectures of Academic Staffs, live video conference, printed notes. This will help students to get a chance to interact with their Academic lecturers.

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) FAQs for Distance Education Admission

Ques. Is TNOU distance MBA is approved by UGC?

Ans. Yes, Tamil Nadu Open University distance MBA is approved by the UGC, DEB, RCI, and NCTE.

Ques. What is the TNOU distance MBA fee?

Ans.

TNOU distance MBA

Fees

M.B.A.

22,300

M.B.A. HOSPITAL
ADMINISTRATION

50,800

M.B.A. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

24,800

M.B.A. SHIPPING AND
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

40,800

Ques. What are documents I have send along with the application form?

Ans. Documents Required

  • Valid e-mail id
  • Valid Mobile Number
  • 10th and 12th class mark sheet in JPEG file
  • Graduation Degree/Diploma in JPEG file
  • Scanned passport size photo
  • Scanned applicant’s signature
  • Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking

Ques. Is there any placement opportunity available for the Distance learning candidates at TNOU?

Ans. Yes, there is a placement opportunity available Distance learning candidates. A placement cell is established by the Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) for giving employment to the Distance learning candidates

Ques. What are the contact details of TNOU distance learning?

Ans. Tamil Nadu Open University

No 577, Anna Salai

Saidapet,

Chennai- 600015.

Web: www.tnou.ac.in

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