Alagappa University, Kariakudi was instituted in 1985 with the aim to encourage research and development in various branch of learning. The university enjoys an ‘A’ grade by NAAC and has emerged as a center of advance learning in the state of Tamilnadu. In addition of regular degree programs, the university also offers distance programs in over 56 UG and PG programs.
The Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University was established in 1992 with an aim to provide innovative, job-oriented, and socially relevant programs in Arts, Commerce, Science, Management, Education, and IT fields. The University has a total of 218 study centers to provide an all-round guidance to its students enrolled in distance programs. The Distance Education programs are also offered in South-East Asian countries such as Singapore and Malaysia; and in Middle-East countries, viz., Bahrain, Qatar, Dubai, and at Sri Lanka.
As part of its distance education courses, the university offers a distance program in Bachelor of Education. The eligibility for distance B.Ed. remains the same as regular B.Ed., that is, a graduate degree in any discipline and should have relevant teaching experience. Check Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University Admission
The admission process for this program is entirely offline. A candidate can take admission by submitting their certificates directly at the University or to their nearest study centers.
The admission process for Distance B.Ed. program is offline. The admission form can be procured from the University office directly or from one of the 218 approved study centers through the following methods:
Direct Admission with the University
Candidates can submit the filled in application form in person from the Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi. Such candidates will be sent course material directly from the university and will have to attend contact classes and examination at the University campus in Karaikudi itself. Candidates are required to attach certain documents along with their application form. The list of documents is given below:
The filled-in application form with the required documents should be sent via registered post before the last date to the following address:
Directorate of Distance Education
Karaikudi - 630 003.
Admission through Study Center
Candidates can also submit the filled-in application form from any of the approved study centers. For such candidates, the study material will be sent through the respective study center and they will have to appear for examination at the study center as well. The documents required for admission through Study centers is given below:
Tamil (B.A/B.Litt.,) / English / Mathematics / Physics / Applied Physics / Chemistry / Applied Chemistry / Biochemistry / Zoology / Botany / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Environmental Science / History / Geography / Applied Geography / Computer Science / Computer Application and Information Technology.
Candidate can directly take admission to the B.Ed. program. There is no selection criteria to take admission in programs DDE, Alagappa University. Students who take admission directly through university have to contact the university at Karaikudi for classes and examination while students who take admission through study centres must attend classes arranged by them.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College