Tamil Nadu Open University Chennai



Establishment


The Tamil Nadu Open University was established by an Act (No.27 of 2002) of the Legislative Assembly of the Government of Tamil Nadu to benefit those who have been  deprived of and/or denied the access to higher education especially destitute, physically challenged, working men and women, economically weaker sections of the society, and those who discontinued education for various reasons, etc. In the main, it aims to reach the hitherto unreached. The University offers many Programmes in various disciplines.

The Distance Education Council, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) paid rich tributes to the Government of Tamil Nadu for having established TNOU thus:

Courses Offered

Professional Programmes
1. Master of Business Administration – M.B.A
2.MBA Shipping and Logistics
3. MBA Hospital Administration
4.MBA Retail Management
5. (i) Master of Computer Application – M.C.A
(ii) Master of Computer Application Lateral Entry – (M.C.A- LE)

Post-Graduate Programmes
1. Master of Business Administration – M.B.A
2. MBA Shipping and Logistics Management
3. Master of Arts
M.A – English    M.A – Tamil     M.A – History
M.A – Public Administration   M.A – Political Science
M.A – Sociology    M.A – Economics   M.Sc – Psychology
4. Master of Commerce – M.Com
5. (i) Master of Computer Application – M.C.A
(ii) Master of Computer Application Lateral Entry – (M.C.A- LE)
6. Master of Science (Mathematics)
7.MBA Shipping and Logistics
8.MBA Hospital Administration
9.MBA Retail Management

Under-Graduate Programmes
1. Bachelor Business Administration – BBA
2. Bachelor of Arts
B.A – English  B.A – Tamil  B.A – History
B.A-ECONOMICS   B.A – Public Administration
3. Bachelor of Commerce – B.Com
4. Bachelor of Social Work
5. Bachelor of Tourism –  BTS
6. (i) Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
(ii) Bachelor of Computer Applications  (BCA) for Diploma Students of       Polytechnic College (Simulataneous Registration – SE)
(iii)Bachelor of Computer Applications (Lateral Entry – LE) BCA – LE
7.Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (BMS)
8.Bachelor of Literature (BLit)
9. B.Sc.( Hospitality & Hotel Administration)
10. B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration for Diploma Students)
11. B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration for Ex Diploma Holders)

Diploma Programmes    
1. DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT (DIM)
2. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATION (PGDCA)
3. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SPOKEN ENGLISH (PGDSE)
4. DIPLOMA IN FOOD PRODUCTION

5. DIPLOMA IN BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY

 

 

Certificate Programmes
1. Certificate Programme in Environmental Studies (CES)
2. Certificate Programme in Food and Nutrition (CFN).
3.Certificate Programme in Computer Application (CAS)
4. Certificate Programme in Rural Development (CRD)
5. Certificate Programme in Teaching of English (CTE)
6. Certificate Programme in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)
7. Certificate Programme in Empowering Women through Self-Help Groups (CWDL)

Vocational Educational Programmes 

  1. Diploma in DTP Operator (DDTP)
  2. Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician (DRAT)
  3. Diploma in House Electrician (DHE)
  4. Diploma in Plumbing Technician (DPT)
  5. Diploma in Catering Assistant (DCA)
  6. Diploma in Four Wheeler Mechanism (DFWM)
  7. Diploma in Fashion Design and Garment Making (DFGM)
  8. Diploma in Health Assistant (DHA)
  9. Diploma in Pre-Primary (Kindergarten) Teacher Training  (DPTT)
  10. Diploma in Beautician
  11. B.Ed Programmes

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit college website

Contact

Tamil Nadu Open University

Dte. of Technical Education Campus
Guindy
Chennai 600 025
Tamil Nadu

Tel : 044-22300704, 22200501, 22352234
Fax : 044-22200601
Email : tnouregistrar@yahoo.co.in
Website:

VC: Prof M D V Kalyani Annie
Reg: Dr S Manikam