Updated On - July 29th 2019 by SURBHI
TNOU (Tamil Nadu Open University), Chennai is an Open University located in the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu - Chennai, established in the year 2002. The courses offered by the University are recognized by UGC, NCTE, RCI, and DEB. The University offers B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., BBA and BCA at the UG level, MBA, MCA, M.A., M.Com and M.Sc. and Diploma at the PG level. TNOU also offers Certificate and Vocational courses to the candidates along with Full-fledged courses. TNOU contact number is given at the bottom for any kind of inquiry regarding admission, courses or fee structure.
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UGC-DEB (Distance Education Board)
Yes (For SC/ST/PDC)
No 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet,
Chennai - 600015, Tamil Nadu, India
TNOU Courses & Admission
The University offers 44 specializations of UG Courses under many streams such as B.A., B.Com., BBA, BCA, and B.Sc., etc. whereas at PG level the University offers 34 specializations in numerous streams as M.A., M.Sc. M.Com., MBA, MCA, M.L.I.Sc., etc. The University also offers various UG and PG Diploma courses to the candidates. Apart from all, there are provisions of various certificate courses with the basic eligibility criteria as 10+2 standard.
TNOU UG Admission
Admission to UG courses is on the basis of marks acquired by the candidate in 12th or equivalent from a recognized board. Selection will be made on the basis of marks secured in TNOU BPP (Tamil Nadu Open University – Bachelor’s Preparatory Program) exam.
TNOU PG Admission
Candidates applying for PG courses must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/Institute with minimum 50% aggregate. Selection will be made on the basis of marks acquired in the Bachelor’s degree.
TNOU Diploma Courses Admission
The Institute offers Diploma Courses at the UG and PG level. Candidates applying for these courses at UG level must be a high-school graduate (10+2) and for those applying to PG diploma courses a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is mandatory.
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TNOU Study Centres
There are various study centers of TNOU, Chennai at different places in the Tamil Nadu state. The list of the aforesaid study centers are given below:
Note: For brief descriptions about addresses of the above-mentioned Study Centres, one can visit the official website of the university.
- Scholarships are offered to candidates who are disabled or belong to reserved categories.
- Students who belong to SC/ST and are pursuing distant education are eligible for scholarships if the annual income of the parents is less than INR 1.00,000.
- Students with Permanent Disability can also get their tuition fee waived off by applying in this criteria in the prescribed application format. The students should produce the certificate for the same Permanent Disability Certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format at the time of counseling and admission.
The current students of the university can easily check their TEE (Term End Exam) Results upon the official website of the university by simply visiting it. The “Results” tab is given in the downside at the website. A student can put his/her roll number at the given slot there and get the desired result as well as may keep it for future reference.
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