Tamil Nadu Open University - [TNOU], Chennai [4,89,999 Views ]

Tamil Nadu Open University - [TNOU]

No. 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet,, Chennai, Tamil Nadu   |   ESTD : 2002   |   Approved By: UGC   |   Type: Public (State University)
0 Reviews   |   044-24306600, 24306767   |   contact@tnou.ac.in, registrar_tnou@yahoo.co.in
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About College

Tamil Nadu Open University is the first open university of Tamil Nadu. The university aim to provide benefit to 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 students 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.

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Centres: To provide education resources available to each and every student university has established various learning centres:

  • Learning Resource Centres
  • Learning Centres
  • Computer Programme Centres
  • MSc – Counselling and Psychotherapy Centres
  • University Coordinating Centre


  • School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Management Studies
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Computer Sciences
  • School of Tamil and Cultural Studies
  • School of Politics and Public Administration
  • School of Sciences
  • School of Journalism and New Media Studies
  • School of Special Education and Rehabilitation

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:

  • This is the only university which offers their students the scholarship of Rs.4500 each.
  • It secures the scholarships for its students from the South Asian Foundation (SAF).

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Student Discussion

  • SURENDER KUMAR 2016-08-30 20:28:46

    What is the Admission Eligibility for BBA Program.

    • SHANTAM MAKKAR 2016-09-16 23:28:12

      For BBA Program Students must have passed 10+2 (HSC) or equivalent from a recognized university.

  • SANDEEP VERMA 2016-08-29 18:19:46

    What is the affiliation of Tamil Nadu Open University?

    • SANKET SETHI 2016-09-17 02:39:12

      Tamil Nadu Open University are Affiliated to University of Madras & Approved by AICTE.