TNOU Distance Education

Updated on: Apr 12, 2013
Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) is recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi. Given below is the list of correspondence courses offered by the university.

TNOU Courses Offered

Post Graduate Degree Courses
  • MBA Shipping and Logistics Management
  • MBA Hospital Administration
  • Master of Business Administration - M.B.A
  • MBA Retail Management
  • Master of Computer Application -M.C.A
  • Master of Computer Application Lateral Entry - (M.C.A- LE)
  • M.Sc. - Psychology
  • M.Sc. - Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • M.Sc. - Counselling and Psychotherapy (Lateral Entry)
  • M.Sc. - Mathematics
  • Master of Commerce - M.Com
  • M.A - Public Administration
  • M.A - Tourism and Travel Studies
  • M.A - Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration
  • M.A - Political Science
  • M.A - Tamil
  • M.A - Sociology
  • M.A - Social Work
  • M.A - Economics
  • M.A - English
  • M.A - History
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) - Computer Application
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) - Information Technology Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) - Spoken English
Undergraduate Courses
  • BA - English
  • BA - History
  • BA - Public administration
  • BA - Social Work
  • BA - Tamil
  • BA - Travel & Tourism Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) - Lateral Entry
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) - Simultaneous Registration
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
  • Bachelor of Education - Distance Mode (BEd (DM))
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) - Maths
Diploma Courses
  • Diploma in Pre-Primary (Kindergarten) Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technician
  • Diploma in Beautician
  • Diploma in Catering Assistant
  • Diploma in DTP Operator
  • Diploma in Fashion Design and Garment Making
  • Diploma in Four Wheeler Mechanism
  • Diploma in Health Assistant
  • Diploma in House Electrician
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Diploma in Plumbing Technician
Professional Courses
  • Master of Business Administration - M.B.A
  • MBA Retail Management
  • MBA Hospital Administration
  • MBA Shipping and Logistics
  • (i) Master of Computer Application - M.C.A
    (ii) Master of Computer Application Lateral Entry - (M.C.A- LE)
Certificate Courses
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)
  • Certificate in Teaching of English (CTE)
  • Certificate in Computer Applications (CAS)
  • Certificate in Rural Development (CRD)
  • Certificate Programme in Accounting Software (CTAS)
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)
  • Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)
  • Certificate in Empowering Women through Self Help Groups (CWDL)

TNOU Schools

  1. School of Continuing Education
  2. School of Education
  3. School of Humanities
  4. School of Management Studies
  5. School of Social Sciences
  6. School of Sciences
  7. School of Health Sciences
  8. School of Computer Sciences
  9. School of Tamil and Cultural Studies
  10. School of Politics and Public Administration
  11. School of Journalism and New Media Studies
  12. School of History and Tourism Studies
  13. School of Special Education and Rehabilitation
  14. School of  Criminology and Criminal Justice

TNOU Study Centers

The distance learning would be supported through Study Centres, which have been identified in 10 important towns of Tamil Nadu, namely, Chennai, Salem, Coimbatore, Viluppuram, Trichy, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Vellore, and Nagapattinam.

For a detailed list of various Learning/ Study Centers, Click Here

TNOU Application Process

To download relevant Application Forms, Click Here

TNOU Contact Details

Tamil Nadu Open University
577, Anna Salai Saidapet
Chennai - 600 015.

For other important contact numbers of the University, Click Here
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