Distance Learning in Tamil Nadu

Distance learning is gradually becoming the chosen mode of study among young students across the world today. Tamil Nadu, in India, is home to several colleges and universities that offer distance learning courses to students from other states in India and abroad. Listed below are the prominent courses and institutes for distance learning in Tamil Nadu.

Distance Learning Universities in Tamil Nadu

Name Courses Offered Address Contact Details
St Peter’s University Distance Education
  • BA and MA in English, Tamil, Corporate Secretaryship, Psychology, Economics, Commerce and History
  • B.Sc and M.Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Interior Design, Hotel Management & catering Technology and Library & Information Science
  • MA in Sociology
  • MBA
  • MSW
St Peter’s University, Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India – 600054 Ph. No. – (044)26558090Fax No. – 044-26558087

Website – www.stpetersuniversity.org/CDE

The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University Distance Education
  • PG Diploma in Law
  • Short Term Certificate Course in Law
Poompozhil, 5, Dr D G S Dinakaran Salai, Chennai – 600028, Tamil Nadu, India Website – www.tndalu.ac.in
Anna University Distance Education
  • MBA
  • MCA
  • M.Sc in Information Technology


Center for Distance Education, Anna University, Chennai – 600025, Tamil Nadu, India Ph. No. – 044-22203112Email – distanceprog@annauniv.edu

Website – www.annauniv.edu

Fax No. – 044-22357216

Annamalai University Distance Education
  • M.Sc and M.Phil in Applied Psychology, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Physics and Law
  • Professional programs in Textile Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Catering Technology Programmes, Hotel Management, Retail Management, Health Science, Yoga, Commonwealth Youth Programme and Fire & Safety
Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu – 608002, India Ph. No. – 91-4144-238248Fax No. – 91-4144-238080

Email – info@annamalaiuniversity.ac.in

Website – www.annamalaiuniversity.ac.in

Alagappa University
  • MA , M.Phil and Ph.D in Tamil, English, Foreign Languages, Economics, Rural Development, Women’s Studies and Fine Arts
  • M.Sc, M.Phil and Ph.D in Mathematics, Industrial Chemistry, Oceanography, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Nanoscience, Animal Health & Management, Physics and Costal Area Studies
  • MBA in Bank Management, Corporate Secretaryship and International Business & Commerce
  • Postgraduate programs Gandhian Studies and Nehru Studies
Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi – 630003, Tamil Nadu, India Ph. No. – 91-4565-228080Fax No. – 91-4565-225202

Email – registraralagappauniv@gmail.com

Website – www.alagappauniversity.ac.in

Tamil Nadu Open University
  • MA in Tamil, Economics, English, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science and Public Administration
  • BCA
  • B.Com
  • M.Com
  • MCA
  • Postgraduate diploma courses in Environmental Sciences,Empowering Women through Self-Help Groups, Teaching Primary School Mathematics, Plumbing Technician, Desk Top Printing, Food & Nutrition, Rural Development, Refrigeration & Air-Conditions Technician and Catering Assistant
Directorate of Technical Education, CampusGuindy, Chennai – 600 025,

Tamil Nadu, India

Ph. No. – 91 – 44 – 2220 0506Fax No. – 91 – 44 – 2235 2323

Email – vc@tnou.ac.in

Website – www.tnou.ac.in

Bharathidasan University, Centre for Distance Education
  • BA and MA in History, Economics, Tamil, English and Coopeartion
  • B.Sc and M.Sc in Multimedia, Web Design & Internet Technology, Visual Communication, Hotel Management & Catering Science and Physics
  • M.Com
  • Diploma programs in Yoga, Arabic Pandit, Tamil Pandit and Tally
Director i/cCentre for Distance Education, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli – 620 024 Ph. No. – 91 431 2407054Email – drvarumugam@yahoo.com

Website – www.bdu.ac.in