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Periyar University distance Learning

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Established : 1997

Overview Periyar University distance Learning

Periyar University established the “Periyar Institute of Distance Education” in 2001 to provide various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in distance learning mode for candidates who cannot attend regular classes due to professional commitments or personal responsibilities, or unavailability of an education centre in the region. PRIDE is named after one prominent social reformer popularly known as ‘Thanthai Periyar’. PRIDE aims to cater to the students' needs in developing academic knowledge in various fields per industrial and societal demands, which ultimately helps in the nation's economic development.

Periyar Institute of Distance Education offers undergraduate courses like BA, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Sc, BLIS and post-graduate courses such as MA, MSW, M.Com, M.Sc, MBA, MCA and various other Diploma, PG Diploma and Certificate Courses in open and distance learning mode. A professional course like MBA plays a vital role since it is the most proposed course in the nation with maximum joiners.

Periyar Institute of Distance Education Courses

Periyar University Distance Learning, also known as Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE), offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in several disciplines such as Arts, Commerce, Science, and Management. It also offers Diploma & Certificate programs in professional studies. Admissions for all these courses are usually based on merit scores in the last qualifying examination. PRIDE also introduced University-Industry Combined Program in the year 2011 to impart job oriented programs to cater to industrial needs and to increase employability skills among students

The Distance Learning Courses offered by Periyar University are B.Sc., BA, BBA, B. Com, and B.LIB.ISC., BCA at UG Level and MCA, MA, M.Sc., M. LIB. ISC., M.Com, MCA at PG Level. PRIDE has 54 study centres across the country. The syllabus contains most of the similar topics discussed in regular classes.

B.Sc. in PRIDE

University offers bachelor’s degree B.Sc. Course through distance mode in several specialisations. Minimum Eligibility Criteria to apply for B.Sc. Students must have passed the 10+2 Exam with a required aggregate score to be eligible for admission to a distance course in PRIDE. The Duration of the course is of three years. PRIDE fees structure for B.Sc. Course costs approximate 6,000 each annum; hence, the full three-year fee ranges from 18,000. PRIDE Examination fee costs around INR 495

Specialisations

Fees Per annum

B.Sc. Chemistry

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Yoga

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Physics

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Botany

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Computer Science

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Home Science

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Zoology

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Information Technology

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Microbiology

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Bio-Technology

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Mathematics

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Environmental Science

INR 6,000

B.Sc. Hotel Management & Tourism

INR 6,000

BA in PRIDE

Periyar Institute of Distance Education offers distance courses BA in 10 Specializations. Students seeking to apply for BA must be eligible for the 10+2 Examination with a need score in the concerned subjects. Selection will be based on merit in the last qualifying examination. The Course duration is of three years. PRIDE fees structure for BA Course costs approximate 2,000 per annum hence for entire duration fee expenses up to INR 6,000

Specialisations

Fees Per annum

Tamil

INR 2,000

Public Administration

INR 2,000

Hindi

INR 2,000

Journalism & Mass Communication

INR 2,000

Political Science

INR 2,000

Sanskrit

INR 2,000

Education

INR 2,000

English

INR 2,000

Economics

INR 2,000

History

INR 2,000

BBA in PRIDE

University offers Distance BBA courses in 4 Specializations, namely Banking, Sales & Marketing, Hardware, Networking and Tele Communication Specializations. The Course duration is two two-three years, divided into six semesters. Students who have passed the 10+2 Examination in Commerce stream with required aggregate marks can apply for distance courses at Periyar University Distance learning. Final Selection will be based on merit score. Periyar Institute of Distance Education fees for BBA Course expenses are around INR 2,000 annually; hence for the entire course duration, the fee ranges from approximate INR 6,000

Specialisations

Fees Per annum

Banking

INR 2,000

Hardware

INR 2,000

Sales & Marketing

INR 2,000

Networking

INR 2,000

Telecommunication

INR 2,000

B. Com in PRIDE

PRIDE offers Bachelor’s Degree Course in B. Com through Distance education mode. Students who wish to get admission for the B. Com distance course must be eligible with a minimum aggregate score in the 10+2 Examination in Commerce Stream. The Duration of the course will be of three years and also it can be extended. The distance Course, B. Com fees at PRIDE, cost approximate INR 2,000 each annum, and the total fee ranges up to INR 6,000

Category

Fees

B.Com Course fees

INR 2,000 PA

B.Com Examination fees

INR 495

BCA in PRIDE

University offers UG Course BCA (Bachelor of computer application) through distance learning for three years. Applicants seeking to apply for the BCA program at PRIDE must be eligible with a required aggregate score in the 10+2 Examination science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Computer Science must be mandatory). The course fee structure for BCA at PRIDE costs around INR 32,000 for the overall duration; hence each annum student must pay around INR 10,000.

Category

Fees

BCA Course fees

INR 10,000 PA

BCA Examination fees

INR 495

 B.Lib.I.S.C in PRIDE

PRIDE offers a distance course in B.Li.Sc for 1 year divided into two semesters. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s degree from any recognised institute with the required 50% marks can apply for B.Lib.I.S.C distance course at Periyar University of distance learning. Tuition fees for 1st semester cost around INR 2,805, and for the 2nd semester it costs approximate INR 1,995; hence the total fee ranges up to 4,800

Category

Fees

B.Li.Sc Course fees

INR 4,800

B.Li.Sc Exam fees

INR 450

MA in PRIDE

Periyar Institute of distance education offers Master’s Degree MA courses through distance mode in several specialisations. The Course duration is of two years. The basic eligibility criteria to apply for MA Course is students should have graduated with a bachelor’s degree BA in relevant specialisation with the needed aggregate score. Students are selected for the admission process based on the score acquired in the qualifying degree exam. PRIDE Fee structure for MA Costs approximate INR 3,000 each annum; hence, the overall course duration fee ranges up to INR 7,000. Examination fees for MA Cost approximate INR 810.

Specialisations

Fees

Tamil

INR 3000 PA

Sociology

INR 3000 PA

History

INR 3000 PA

Human Resource Management

INR 3000 PA

Human Rights Journalism & Mass Communication

INR 3000 PA

Master of Social Work

INR 3000 PA

Public Administration

INR 3000 PA

M.Sc. in PRIDE

Periyar Institute of Distance Education offers M.Sc. Course through distance mode in several disciplines for two years. Minimum Eligibility Criteria to apply for M.Sc. The course is candidates must have qualified in bachelor’s degree B.Sc. from any recognised institute (Physics, Chemistry, Math’s and Biology must be mandatory subjects). PRIDE fees structure for M.Sc. Course costs approximate 11,000 each annum; hence for full two years, the fee ranges up to INR 23,000. Examination fees for M.Sc. Course costs around INR 1205.

Specialisations

Fees

Physics

INR 11 PA

Chemistry

INR 11 PA

IT

INR 11 PA

Bio-Technology

INR 11 PA

Mathematics

INR 11 PA

Environmental Science

INR 11 PA

Zoology

INR 11 PA

Electronics

INR 11 PA

Botany

INR 11 PA

Yoga

INR 11 PA

Microbiology

INR 11 PA

MCA in PRIDE: Candidates seeking to apply for PG Course MCA through distance education must have qualified in BCA Course with required aggregate score (Mathematics & Statistics must be compulsory subjects). PRIDE fees structure for MCA Course approximate INR 16,000 Per annum hence for full three years of duration it ranges approximate 49,000. Examination fees for MCA at PRIDE cost approximate INR 1205. University also offers MCA Lateral Entry Course, and the duration of the course will is two years.

Category

Fees

MCA Course fee

INR 16,000 PA

MCA Lateral Entry fee

INR 18,000 PA

Examination fee

INR 1205

M.L.I.S in PRIDE: Students who have passed in bachelor’s degree B.L.I.S with the required aggregate score are eligible to take admissions for M.L.I.S at PRIDE. The selection criteria of the students will be done on the merit score in the last qualifying examination. The Course duration is of 1 year. PRIDE fees structure for M.L.I.S  costs approximate 3,600. The Examination fee charges approximate INR 540.

Category

Fees

M.L.I.S Course fee

INR 3,600

M.L.I.S Examination fee

INR 540

M.Com in PRIDE: University offers Distance courses in M. Com for two years. Candidates looking to get admission for M. Com Course must have completed a bachelor’s degree in B. Com with the required aggregate score. PRIDE M. Com fee structure costs INR 3,000 for 1st year and for 2nd year it ranges up to 2,000 hence for entire course duration fee expenses up to 5,000. Examination fee costs around INR 810.

Category

Fees

M.Com Course fee

INR 5,000

M.Com Examination fee

INR 810

Distance MBA in PRIDE

Periyar Institute of Distance Education offers distance MBA Courses in Several disciplines. The Management Program, offered by the PRIDE, imparts inclusive practical & theoretical knowledge and also enhances analytical and managerial skills among students. The Course duration is two years, divided into four semesters with 16 Subjects. Minimum Eligibility criteria to get admission for distance MBA at PRIDE is candidates must have qualified in bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum aggregate score to get eligible for admission.

Periyar Institute of Distance Education fees structure for distance Coursesurse costs approximate 13,000 for 1st year and 2nd-year fee expenses up to 12,000; hence, the entire course duration fee ranges up to 25,000. Examination fees for Distance MBA Course at PRIDE cost approximate INR 1485.

Specialisations

Total fees

International business

INR 25,000

Textile management

INR 25,000

Finance management

INR 25,000

Transport management

INR 25,000

Human resource management

INR 25,000

Hotel and tourism management

INR 25,000

Hospital management

INR 25,000

Logistics and Supply chain management

INR 25,000

Marketing management

INR 25,000

Banking management

INR 25,000

UG Diploma in PRIDE:

Periyar Institute of Distance Education offers Diploma courses in numerous streams. Candidates who have passed the 10+2 Examination are eligible to apply for the Diploma Program at PRIDE. The duration of the course will be 1 year. The fee structure for Diploma Course at PRIDE costs approximate INR 4,620. Examination fees for UG Diploma Course cost around 270.

Specialisations

Fees

Journalism and Mass Communication

INR 4620

Yoga

INR 4620

Hospital Management

INR 4620

Refraction Optometry Technology

INR 4620

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

INR 4620

Arts & Crafts

INR 4620

Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM),

INR 4620

Radio Imaging Technology

INR 4620

Business Management,

INR 4620

Medical Laboratory Technology

INR 4620

Early Child Care Education

INR 4620

Multimedia and Retail Management.

INR 4620

Air Hostess and Flight / Cruise / Stewardship

INR 4620

PG Diploma in PRIDE

Periyar Institute of Distance Education offers Post Graduate Diploma Course through Distance Learning in various disciplines for 1 year. Candidates interested in applying for the Post Graduate program at PRIDE must have a bachelor’s degree in a discipline with the required aggregate score. PRIDE PG Diploma Course fee costs approximate INR 4,620 for the complete duration. Examination fees for PG Diploma cost INR 720.

Specialisations

Fees

PGDCA

INR 4620

Business Management

INR 4620

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

INR 4620

TeleCommunication Management

INR 4620

Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

INR 4620

International Business

INR 4620

Hotel Management and Tourism

INR 4620

Guidance and Counseling

INR 4620

Journalism and Mass Communication

INR 4620

Certification Courses in PRIDE

Periyar Institute of Distance Education also provides certificate courses in several specialisations through distance learning mode for 6 months. PRIDE Certification course fee costs approximate INR 2,800. The minimum Eligibility Criteria to apply for this course is candidates should have either passed in 10th or 10+2 Examination from a recognised board. Examination fee charges INR 495.

Specialisations

Fees

Laboratory Technology

INR 2,800

Retail Management

INR 2,800

Radio Imaging Technology

INR 2,800

Auto CAD & CATIA, Auto CAD & UNI Graphics

INR 2,800

Air Hostess

INR 2,800

Periyar Institute of Distance Education Application Procedure.

Applicants who meet the Eligibility Criteria can apply the application form for various UG & PG courses. Applicants must visit the official site of PRIDE and can download the application form, or they can obtain the application form from the designated study centres. Periyar Institute of Distance Education Application fee costs approximate INR 300. Candidates must fill-up the application form properly and submit it by attaching required educational documents, and fees can be paid through Demand Draft. B.Ed. application fees charge INR 1000

To get the application form & prospectus through the post, Candidates must pay the application fee of around INR 500, and Two Demand Drafts must be made, the first one in favour of “Director, Pride” Payable at Salem and Another one in favour of Co-coordinator of study Center. After the Process, students will be provided with an ID Card and required study materials.

Periyar Institute of Distance Education Learning Centers

PRIDE has established more than 300 study centers across the nation to offer Higher studies with superior distance education for aspired students and working professionals. Also, it has 7 study centers abroad. The study centres offer the best assistance for the distance learning aspirants, facilitating required study materials. Online sessions for better interaction with faculties, Video Lectures, E-mentoring classes, and counselling sessions will be offered.

PRIDE has established distance learning centers in the mentioned below states across India.

  • Karnataka, Andaman, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dubai, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, New Delhi, Orissa, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal

Periyar University imparts education with the Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE). The University has received approvals from UGC- Distance Education Board of New Delhi, and in 2021, it was reaccredited by the NAAC with A++ Grade. In Periyar University's online courses, the learning resources for every subject is designed based on the objectives of the courses, and it is made adaptable for students enabling their journey towards learning more resourceful.

Who is eligible to apply for the Online MBA course?

  • The Periyar University Online MBA admissions are available for any Graduate with a 50% aggregate from Recognized University.
  • Fresh Graduates or even the final Year Students can apply for Online MBA programs.  
  • This program is mainly preferred for working professionals who are willing to upskill their abilities for global career opportunities. 
  • Those Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals who seek success in managing their business projects can apply for the online program.

Fees structure for the online MBA program at Periyar University

Periyar University's online MBA fees structure is INR 71,000 (35000+36000) as the total cost. Below is the table is mentioned with MBA specializations. For foreign candidates, the fee is INR 1.06 Lakhs in total. 

Online MBA specializations

Minor specializations

Operations Management

Production Planning, Control and Maintenance, Quality Management

Finance Management

Financial Services, Investment Management             

Human Resource Management

Training and Development, Labour Welfare

Information Technology

Management Information System, Data Base Management System

Marketing

Sales and Distribution Management, Marketing Services

Learning techniques in Periyar University for Online MBA

  • Recorded Tutorials for the courses
  • Live interactive session from the expert faculty members
  • Study Material will be given in PDF format that minimizes the bulk content into simple terms
  • Animated and infographics are used in study material to make the learning more interesting
  • Web resources, live seminars, and guest lectures from specialists give more insight into certain important topics.
  •  Discussion forums are provided for the candidates where the candidates are open for GD and exploration about the topics
  • Individual mentors will be assigned for the candidates to guide them for their final year project and dissertation

Periyar University admission process for online MBA

  • The Periyar University Online MBA applications are accepted only online, i.e. applying through the official website.
  • The students must click on the 'Apply now' tab and register.
  • Once the confirmation mail with login credentials and application link is received, then proceed with filling out the application form.
  • Fill in the form completely and upload the docs for verification in scanned format.
  • The candidates will be directed to the application fees payment.

Application fees payment must be made online, and then submit the form.

FAQ’S

Q.What is the eligibility Criteria for distance MBA Course at PRIDE

Ans: Candidates seeking to apply for a distance MBA Course in PRIDE must have completed a bachelor’s degree in any stream with the needed aggregate score from a recognised university.

Q. What is the total fee structure for distance MBA Courses at PRIDE

Ans: Periyar Institute of Distance Education fees structure for distance MBA Courses costs approximately INR 25,000 for two years.

Q. Which are the distance learning course offered in PRIDE

Ans: PRIDE offers distance courses in B.Sc., BA, BBA, B. Com, B.LIB.ISC., BCA at Under Graduate Level and MCA, MA, M.Sc., M. LIB. ISC.,M.Com, MCA at Post Graduate Level and University also offers Diploma, PG Diploma and other Certificate courses

Q. When does the application fee cost for the Distance MBA Program at PRIDE

Ans: Periyar Institute of Distance Education application fee for Distance MBA Costs approximate INR 300 (By Downloading or by the collection from study centres) INR 500 (By Post)

Q. Wanted to know the career opportunities for Distance MBA Course at PRIDE

Ans: The University ensures to support the candidates in career opportunities through appropriate guidance to enhance managerial skills, which is needed for the current industry scenario.

Q. Where I can collect the PRIDE University Prospects and application form

Ans: Candidates can collect the application form and Prospects at the Designated Study Centers, and Candidates can also download the application form online by visiting the official PRIDE site.

Q. Which are the Learning Methodologies are used for Teaching at PRIDE

Ans: PRIDE adapted Learning Methodologies like Online Classes, E-Mentoring Classes, Counseling Sessions, Project work, and Lectures use audio-visual techniques for training students.

Q. Which are the documents must be provided during the application process at PRIDE

Ans: Applicants must fill up the mandatory details properly in the application form and provide Two Passport Size Photos with Relevant educational copies like a Marks Sheet of the Qualified Examination, Transfer Certificate, Aadhar Card and other relevant academic certificates.

Periyar University distance Learning Course fee structure

CourseFeesDuration
MBA - Marketing Management Request 2 years
MBA - Banking and Finance Request 2 years
MBA - Finance Request 2 years
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Reviews

By Karthik Velu
Class of 2021
Rating
4.75/5

I joined Periyar University for my distance MBA education. But before joining Periyar University i had many question in mind like what is the distance MBA course fee in Periyar University? Is Periyar University distance education recognized by UGC? How many colleges are in Periyar University? IS Periyar University a government college? What is the admission procedure of correspondence MBA? How can I get my degree certificate from Periyar University? Yes the Periyar University is approved by UGC and the distance education of Periyar University holds the same value of regular education. Periyar University is established by Tamil Nadu government. Nearly 2 colleges have Periyar University affiliation. Periyar University degree certificate is provided once the application form is filled and submitted with all required documents and no due form at the administration. Correspondence /Distance MBA course can be applied through Online and selected one can submit the documents at office. Periyar University distance MBA course is INR 19715, 1st year distance MBA course fee is INR 10715 and second year it is INR 9000.

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By Anjana
Class of 2021
Rating
5/5

Periyar University was established in the academic year of 2001, with an aim of offering quality education to all students. The university is accredited by NAAC and is affiliated to university grants commission (UGC). The institution offers diploma, UG & PG correspondence courses in management, computer applications and arts. Admissions into these courses are offered through national level entrance examinations; Fees structure for almost all courses is feasible and worth to pay. I completed 2 years of distance MBA in finance with an approximate expenditure of 17K to 20K. Institution also offers scholarship on the basis of merit in graduation as well as on the basis of rank in entrance. I did distance MBA and according to my experience I found faculties to be well experienced according to the lecture recordings which I got.

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Asked question

Kindly give me details to apply for M.Sc. yoga
Asked by Jinash Gopinathan Nair
replied on 28-Apr-2020 12:50:55

If the candidates is B.Sc. completed in relevant stream with not less than 50% marks will be eligible to apply and seek M.Sc. admissions to Periyar University distance Learning. To apply for the course candidates will have to download and fill the application form from official portal.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0427-2345766 / 2345258.

Email ID:

pupridedirector@gmail.com

Address:

Periyar Institute of Distance Education,
Periyar palgalai Nagar,
Periyar university
, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

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