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Thiruvalluvar University Distance Education UG and PG Admission 2019: Courses, Eligibility, Result

Updated On - February 2nd 2019

Thiruvallavur University offers distance education in the Thiruvallavur Institute of Distance Education (TIDE), also known as TIDE. It offers admissions in various courses of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. Along with UG and PG programs, the university also offers postgraduate level diploma in various specializations.

The University offers 12 Undergraduate and 8 Post-Graduate distance programmes in which students who have completed 10+2 or graduation can take admission. It also offers one year postgraduate diplomas in 3 courses and 6 months diploma certification in two courses. 

The undergraduate programmes are offered for a period of 3 years while the postgraduate programmes are offered for a given period of 2 years. Candidates can get the application form through post with a demand draft of Rs. 100 in favour of The Director, Thiruvalluvar Institute of Distance Education, Thiruvalluvar University,Vellore that should be payable at Vellore.

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  • Mode of Application



    30th Aug, 2019

Important Dates

BA , B.Com , BBA/BBM , B.Sc & MA
Registration 30th Aug, 2019

Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Criteria for MA courses is as follows: 

MA TamilB.A. Degree Examination with Tamil as the Main Subject of study or B.A. / B.Sc./B.Lit. Degree Examination of this University any other examination accepted as equivalent thereto by this University are eligible for admission.
MA EnglishGraduation in any discipline from this university or any other recognized university.
MA HistoryBA/ B.Sc./ B.Com. Degree of this University or examinations of other Universities accepted as equivalent thereto by this University.
MA EconomicsB.Com. Commerce, Bank Management, Cooperation, Corporate Secretaryship, Computer Applications, BA Industrial Organisation, Co-operation, BBA, BBM, BCS and B.Sc. Mathematics or B.A. Economics [or] B.Sc. Computer Science [or] BCA with any two Core - Main papers offered in the B.Com. Degree Course.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics)

Candidates who have passed the B.Sc. Degree Examination in Branch-I Mathematics or B.Sc. Applied Sciences of this University or examinations of other Universities accepted as equivalent thereto by this University are eligible for admission.


Candidates who have completed their graduation from regular/distance university in any discipline can apply for MBA. 

BA , B.Com & BCA

Admission to the First Year UG courses is open to the candidates who

  • have successfully completed 12 or 13 years of education in any State in India or Abroad under 11+1 or 10+2 or 11+2 pattern, subject to approval by the authorities of this University.
  • have passed the Plus Two examinations of the National Open School, New Delhi.
  • have passed the G.C.E. [Advanced Level / Principal Level] with not less than 3 subjects in the „A? Level with ENGLISH in the „O? Level / SUBSIDIARY Level.

How to Apply?


The application for TIDE can be obtained in person from the following address:

Thiruvalluvar University,


The Fort Campus (City Centre)
Thiruvalluvar University,

The application form can also be requested through post by submitting a demand draft of Rs. 100 drawn in the favour of: The Director, Thiruvalluvar Institute of Distance Education, Thiruvalluvar University,Vellore that should be payable at Vellore.

It can also be obtained by post enclosing a Demand Draft for Rs.150/-and a self addressed envelope of size 30x24cm and sent to the Director, TIDE, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore.

The following documents should be enclosed along with the application form:

  • A recent passport size (4.5 cm X 3.5 cm) photograph pasted on the first page of the application form.
  • A demand draft for the registration fee prescribed drawn in favour of the Director, TIDE, Thiruvalluvar University payable at Vellore.
  • Attested photocopies of the Statement of Marks, Transfer Certificate and other relevant; certificates pertaining to the qualifying examination.
  • Equivalent certificate obtained from the Association of Indian Universities, if the candidate has graduated from a foreign University.
  • A copy of the certificate as evidence for date of birth and community, Transfer Certificate (TC).
  • Self-addressed stamped acknowledgement card

For spot admission the candidate is required to submit a duly filled in application form with all relevant certificates in original, their photocopies, Demand Draft for the course fee in full or its first installment at anyone of the spot admission centres and get admitted to their respective courses.

Selection Process


Students can get admission in distance courses in Thiruvalluvar University by filling the application form. The university does not conduct any entrance test for this.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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