02 Sep Annamalai Distance Education University
Annamalai University is the largest University in Asia offering Distance Learning courses. There are more than 400 courses of study, which can be chosen by the students. The University boasts of learned teaching staff with a strength reaching up to almost 2500.
In 1979, the Directorate of Distance education was established. The National Assessment and Accredition Council has accredited Annamalai University. The students are enrolled in the various programs not only in India but the other countries also make the university a distinguished one. The university has set up study centres across the stat of Tamil Nadu as well as through out the country. The students who take up the correspondence courses with the University can select the centre, which is most convenient. They can collect the study material from either the centres or from the university directly. Students can also receive the course material through postal services.
The course content is exhaustive an well designed.It comprises of interactive aids like VCD, audio visual presentations, assignments etc.
The list of correspondence courses offered by the university is long. The broad outline of the programs is as follows: Undergraduate courses, B.A, B.Com, B.Sc Post graduate courses M.A, M.Com, M.Sc Bachelor in Lib.Sc Bachelors in Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration, Bachelors in Law, Masters in Law, Masters in Labour Management, Bachelors in Computer Application, Masters in Computer Applications, Bachelors in Education, Hotel Management Certificate and post graduate diploma level programs in Engineering Paramedical Courses Postgraduate diploma and certificate programs in Medicine related fields
The eligibility criteria for different courses vary. Normally the duration of diploma and certificate programs is 1 year. The detailed course curriculum and fee structure information can be obtained from the University office.