Tamil Nadu Open University,Tamil Nadu Admission 2021-22

The Tamil Nadu Open University was established in 2002. This is a Tamil Nadu government university in Chennai. The Tamil Nadu Act founded the university (No. 27 of 2002).The university’s mission is to provide education for the poor and needy. The university’s goal is to reach people who have never been reached before.

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University Name Tamil Nadu Open University
Type of University State University
University Contact Number 044 2430 6600
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UG Courses B.A, B.COM, B.B.A, B.C.A, B.SC
PG Courses M.B.A, M.A, M.Com, M.C.A, M.Sc
Diploma Courses P.G. Diploma
Other Courses Certificate in NGO Management
Address No. 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600015
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Affiliated By UGC
Founded 2002
Admission 2021-22 Tamil Nadu Open University Admission
Fee Structure Tamil Nadu Open University Fee Structure

Important dates 2021-22

  • Deadline for Online registration of Tamil Nadu Open Universes is last week of May 2021.
  • Tamil Nadu university Entry test for admission is scheduled from 3rd week of June 2021.
  • Passing the exams students Interview Round of Tamil Nadu University starting from Last week of June 2021.
  • Merit list of final selected candidate for admission in Tamil Nadu University will be display on last week of June 2021.

Tamil Nadu Open University Prospectus 2021-22: Download Now

With a view to growing the access to higher education and educating the excellence of education obtainable through the open and distance learning modes by organizing such supplies in the state, the Government of Tamil Nadu recognized the Tamil Nadu Open University in 2002 with the motto of spreading education to ‘anyone, anytime, anywhere’. Since its beginning, the University has thus been catering to the learning needs of the needy and deprived in the society. The Tamil Nadu Open University in the nation.

Tamil Nadu Open University accepts applicants through an online application form.

Application procedure online:

  • Applicants must collect the application form at the university’s sales counter, research center, or zoning center. Applicants can only get the application after paying a fee of 100 rupees.
  • Before filling out the questionnaire, applicants should carefully read it. Applicants will be asked to review the eligibility requirements for the course they are applying for before filling out the application form.
  • Group a Tamil Nadu or Group B personnel are required to provide a copy of the certificate and the applicant’s photo and signature.
  • Along with their application, applicants must have a copy of the college challenge.
  • Successful applicants will be invited to a therapy session to check their records.

Required Documents

  • Xth Class Marksheet/Certificate
  • XIIth Class Marksheet/Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Score Card
  • Valid Adress Proof
  • Passport size Photograph

Tamil Nadu Open University, Scholarship Form

The students should apply for scholarships in the prescribed form to be obtained from the Offices of Adi Dravidar/Tribal Welfare Department along with the supporting document required, including the applicant’s Savings Bank Account No., Name of the Bank,Branch, etc., to the Director, SSSD,TNOU, after University fees are paid

Tamil Nadu Open University Courses

 Courses   Duration 
B.A. (History) 3 Years
B.A. (Hons) (Social Work) 3 Years
B.A. (Kannada) 3 Years
B.A. (Malayalam) 3 Years
B.A. (Public Administration) 3 Years
B.A. (Sociology) 3 Years
B.A. (Tamil) 3 Years
B.A. (Telugu) 3 Years
B.A. (Travel and Tourism Management) 3 Years
B.A. (Travel and Tourism) 3 Years
B.A. (Communicative English) 3 Years
B.A. (Economics) 3 Years
B.A. (English) 3 Years
B.A. (French) 2 Years
B.A. (Hindi) 3 Years
B.A. (Urdu) 3 Years
B.Ed. 1 Years
B.S.W. 3 Years
M.A. (Economics) 2 Years
M.A. (English) 2 Years
M.A. (History) 2 Years
M.A. (Political Science) 2 Years
M.A. (Public Administration) 2 Years
M.A. (Social Work) 2 Years
M.A. (Sociology) 2 Years
M.A. (Tamil) 2 Years
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) 4 Weeks
Certificate in NGO Management 6 Months
Certificate in Rural Development (CRD) 1 Years
Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM) 6 Months
Diploma in Health Assistant (DHA) 1 Years
Diploma in Early Childhood Education 1 Years
Diploma in Media Art (D.M.Art.) 1 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology 1 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration 1 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations 1 Years
Certificate in Empowering Women through Self Help Groups 6 Months
Certified Course in Food and Nutrition 2 Years
B.Sc. (Computer Science) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Geography) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Hospitality and Catering Technology) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Mathematics with Computer Science) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Mathematics) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Psychology) 3 Years
M.Sc. (Mathematics) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Psychology) 2 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Environment & Sustainable Development 2 Years
B.B.A. 3 Years
B.B.A. (Computer Applications) 3 Years
B.B.A. (Marketing) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Hospitality and Hotel Administration) 3 Years
Post Graduate Program in Software Enterprise Management 2 Years
B.A. (Business Economics) 3 Years
B.Com. 3 Years
B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) 3 Years
B.Com. (Banking Management) 3 Years
B.Com. (Computer Applications) 3 Years
B.Com. (Corporate Secretaryship) 3 Years
M.Com. 2 Years
Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery 18 Months
B.C.A. 3 Years
M.C.A. 3 Years
P.G. Diploma in Information Security (PGDIS) 1 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (P.G.D.C.A.) 1 Years
Certificate Course in Computer Application 6 Months
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law (PGDHRL) 1 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights 1 Years
Diploma in Beautician 1 Years
Diploma in Catering Assistant (DCA) 1 Years
Diploma In Database Administration 1 Years
Diploma in Food Production 18 Months
Diploma in Four Wheeler Mechanism (DFWM) 1 Years
Diploma in House Electrician (DHE) 1 Years
Diploma in Mobile Phone Servicing (DMPS) 1 Years
Diploma in Plumbing Technician (DPT) 1 Years
Diploma in Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning 1 Years
M.B.A. 2 Years
M.B.A. (Hospitality) 2 Years
M.B.A. (Retail Management) 2 Years
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service 6 Months
Diploma in Management 1 Years
PG Diploma in Disaster Management 2 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development 1 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Spoken English (PGDSE) 1 Years
Diploma in Fashion Designing and Garment Technology 1 Years
Diploma in Animation Software 1 Years
Diploma in Multimedia (DMM) 1 Years
Diploma in Hardware Maintenance 2 Years

Faculty In Tamil Nadu Open University

  • Dr. Chandrakantha Jayabelan (Vice Chancellor)
  • Dr. K. Murugan (Head and Professor)
  • Dr. P. Thiyagarajan (Head and Professor)
  • Dr. S. Vijayan (Head and Professor)
  • Dr. M.v. Sudhakaran (Head and Professor)
  • Dr. G. Rita Goretti Lourdes (Head and Professor)
  • Dr. M. Murugan (Head and Professor)
  • Dr. S. Balasubramanian (Head and Professor)

Tamil Nadu Open University Affiliated Colleges List:

Name of the College 

  • Ambal Community College
  • Madras Institute of Fashion Technology – MFT
  • PSG Offshore Health Care Management Services – PSGOHCMS
  • Indira Gandhi College of Distance Education – IGCDE

University Academic Council

Name of the Academic Council Members Possition 
Hon’ble Shri.Banwarilal Purohit The Chancellor
Dr. S. Balasubramanian Professor & Director
Dr.P.Thiyagarajan Professor & Director
Dr. M. Murugan Professor & Head
Dr. M. V. Sudhakaran Professor
Dr. K. S. Premila Associate Professor
Dr. T. Ravimanickam Associate Professor
Dr. R. Tamilmaran Associate Professor
Thiru K. P. Anbalagan The Pro-Chancellor
Dr. M. Bhaskaran The Vice-Chancellor
Dr. K. Murugan Professor & Director
Dr. R. Kalaiarasi Assistant Professor
Thiru. R. Natarajan Regional Joint Director
Thiru Arunachalam Chairman
Dr. S. Kishore The Regional Director,
Prof. M. Ponnusamy Dean
Dr. S. Arulchelvan Assistant Professor
Thiru Sudhir Lodha Lodha Nivas
Dr. K. M. Subramaniam Registrar (FAC)

Best Quality Of University

  • Good Results
  • In spring Environment
  • Good Faculties
  • Best Performance
  • Wonderful Facilities
  • Best Libraries Good Education
  • Wide Area Campus
  • Placements Record
  • Good Practical Labs
  • Understanding with Teacher and Students

University School

School of Social Science
School of Management Studies
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration
School of History and Tourism Studies
School of Humanities
School of Continuing Education
School of Science
School of Education
School of Journalism and New Media Studies
School of Politics and Public Administration
School of Computer Science
School of Tamil and Cultural Studies
School of Special Education and

University Placement record

  • Tata Consultancy Services.
  • Coal India.
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation.
  • HDFC Bank.
  • Tata Motors Limited.
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.
  • Sun Pharma.
  • HCL.
  • Mahindra.
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
  • HP.
  • ITC.
  • Infosys.
  • Reliance Industries Limited.

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About University

  • Address: No 577, Anna Salai Saidapet, Chennai – 600 015.
  • Phone: 044-24306600