Tamil Nadu Open University is the first open university of Tamil Nadu. The university aims to provide benefit to the section of people who have not been able to access higher education. University has done remarkably well to cater the need of education of 5lac students with help of 100 programmes through 13 schools and 7 divisions. It has a well-developed network of student support services with 4 University Co-ordination Centre, 165 Computer Programme Centres, 152 Learning Resource Centre,195 Community Colleges and 10 Special Centres in Prisons. University has also collaborated with EduKart for developing Virtual Study Centre.
Centres: To provide education resources available to each and every student university has established various learning centers:
Scholarships: This University offers different scholarships to those students who want to learn more and more so to encourage them in learning. Various scholarships are: