Periyar University: Admission, Exam Dates, Application Form, Fees 2018

Information About Periyar University 

ApprovedUniversity Grand Commission (UGC)
Distance EducationYes
StateTamil Nadu
Admission processOnline/Offline
FoundedSeptember 17, 1997
TypeState Government
Approved For admission AbroadYes (MHRD)
Contact University +91 9210-98-98-98
Application Fees INR 1000/-
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Periyar University Distance Education: Periyar University is a university situated in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. The university was established in the year of 1997 by Tamil Nadu Government at the time of social reformer Thanthai Periyar.

Periyar University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and the member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The university offers numerous higher distance education courses through Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE).

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The University (Periyar University Distance Education) is found on the National highway (NH7) towards Bangalore at about eight Kms from New Bus Stand, Salem.The Periyar University has established a Periyar University MBA, Directorate for distance education specifically PERIYAR INSTITUTE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION (PRIDE).

Recognition and Affiliation

  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau(DEB)

 Periyar University  (Graduation) Fee Structure 2018-19

Periyar University (Post-graduation) Fee Structure 2018-19

Name of program Duration Fees Per Year Approx
BA (English)3 years12,000-20,000/year
BA (History)3 years13,000-20,000/year
BA {Hons.} (Economics)3 years12,000-20,000/year
BA (Political Science)3 years12,000-22,000/year
BA (Tamil)3 years14,000-20,000/year
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]1 years15,000-25,000/year
Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]3 years10,000-20,000/year
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]1 years11,000-20,000/year
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Computer Applications)3 years14,000-20,000/year
BSC (Catering Science and Hotel Management)3 years20,000-22,000/year
BSC (Nutrition & Dietetics)3 years17,000-23,000/year
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]3 years14,000-23,000/year
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Computer Applications)3 years15,000-25,000/year
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Corporate Accountancy)3 years13,000-22,000/year
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Corporate Secretaryship)3 years14,000-24,000/year
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Electronic Education)3 years13,000-26,000/year
BSC (Bio-Informatics) (Integrated)3 years15,000-20,000/year
BSC (Biochemistry)3 years15,000-20,000/year
BSC (Biotechnology)3 years13,000-20,000/year
BSC (Botany)3 years11,000-20,000/year
BSC (Chemistry)3 years15,000-20,000/year
BSC (Electronics & Communication)3 years13,000-20,000/year
BSC (Geography)3 years16,000-20,000/year
BSC (Home Science)3 years10,000-50,000/year
BSC {Hons.} (Computer Science)3 years16,000-20,000/year
BSC (Mathematics)3 years16,000-20,000/year
BSC (Mathematics3 years17,000-25,000/year
BSC (Microbiology)3 years19,000-25,000/year
BSC (Physical Sciences)3 years20,000-25,000/year
BSC (Physics)3 years19,000-25,000/year
BSC (Statistics)3 years19,000-26,000/year
BSC (Zoology and Animal Biotechnology)3 years19,000-26,000/year
BSC (Zoology)3 years19,000-26,000/year
Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.]3 years17,000-27,000/year
BSC (Information Technology)3 years19,000-26,000/year
BSC (Textiles and Apparel Designing)3 years19,000-26,000/year
BSC (Visual Communication) (Electronic Media)3 years19,000-29,000/year

Periyar University MBA MCA MA MSc Admission 2018

 Name of program Duration Total Course Fees Fees Per Year
MA (Economics)2 yearsRs. 7,570Rs. 3,785
MA (English)2 yearsRs. 7,570Rs. 3,785
MA (History)2 yearsGet FeesGet Fees
MA (Public Administration)2 yearsRs. 7,570Rs. 3,785
MA (Social Work)2 yearsRs. 7,570Rs. 3,785
MA (Sociology)2 yearsRs. 7,570Rs. 3,785
MA (Tamil)2 yearsRs. 7,570Rs. 3,785
Master of Education [M.Ed]2 yearsRs. 15,400Rs. 7,700
[MBA]2 yearsRs. 90,000Rs. 45,000
[MBA] (Executive)2 yearsRs. 90,000Rs. 45,000
[MBA] (International Business)2 yearsRs. 90,000Rs. 45,000
M SC (Information Tech. and Management)2 yearsRs. 60,000Rs. 22,000
M SC (Software Engineering)2 yearsRs. 60,000Rs. 23,000
Master of Commerce [M.Com]2 yearsRs. 15,000Rs.6.000
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Computer Applications)2 yearsRs. 16,000Rs.7.000
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Corporate Accountancy)2 yearsRs. 17,000Rs. 8,000
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Corporate Secretaryship)2 yearsRs. 17,500Rs. 7,500
M SC (Analytical Chemistry)2 yearsRs. 11,510Rs. 5,755
M SC (Applied Electronics)2 yearsRs. 12,500Rs. 6,000
M SC (Applied Geology)2 yearsRs. 13,000Rs. 7,500
M SC (Applied Mathematics)2 yearsRs. 14,000Rs. 5,500
M SC (Applied Microbiology)2 yearsRs. 21,910Rs. 10,955
M SC (Biochemistry)2 yearsRs. 13,570Rs. 6,785
M SC (Bioinformatics)2 yearsRs. 9,570Rs. 4,785
M SC (Biomedical Science)2 yearsRs. 30,000Rs. 15,785
M SC (Biotechnology)2 yearsRs. 29,570Rs. 14,785
M SC (Botany)2 yearsRs. 9,570Rs. 4,785
M SC (Chemistry)2 yearsRs. 11,510Rs. 5,755
M SC (Communication)2 yearsRs. 25,500Rs. 11,000
M SC (Computer Science)2 yearsRs. 42,570Rs. 21,285
M SC (Electronics & Communication)2 yearsRs. 43,570Rs. 22,285
M SC (Food Processing Technology)2 yearsRs. 13,570Rs. 6,785
M SC (Food Science and Nutrition)2 yearsRs. 14,570Rs. 6,785
M SC (Industrial Microbiology)2 yearsRs. 15,5707,000
M SC (Mathematics)2 yearsRs. 16,5707,500
M SC (Maths & Computer Applications)2 yearsRs. 14,5707,300
M SC (Nutrition and Dietetics)2 yearsRs. 34,00015,000
M SC (Organic Chemistry)2 yearsRs. 35,000Rs. 17,000
M SC (Physics)2 yearsRs. 9,570Rs. 4,785
M SC (Statistics)2 yearsRs. 12,000Rs. 6500
M SC (Zoology)2 yearsRs. 9,570Rs. 4,785
Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A]3 yearsRs. 36,265Rs. 12,088
[M.Sc.] (E-Commerce & Web Design)2 yearsRs. 15,000Rs. 8000
[M.Sc.] (Information Technology)2 yearsRs. 16,000Rs. 8500
M SC (Textiles and Fashion Apparel)2 yearsRs. 15,000Rs. 7500
Master of Arts [M.A.] (Mass Communication & Journalism)2 yearsRs. 10,570Rs. 5,285
M.Phil. (Economics)2 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 3,575
M.Phil. (Education)1 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 7,150
M.Phil. (English)2 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 3,575
M.Phil. (History)2 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 3,575
M.Phil. (Mathematics)2 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 3,575
M.Phil. (Sericulture)1 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 7,150
M.Phil. (Statistics)2 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 3,575
M.Phil. (Tamil)2 yearsRs. 7,150Rs. 3,575
M.Phil (Microbiology)2 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 3,950
M.Phil. (Commerce)1 yearsGet FeesGet Fees
M.Phil. (Biochemistry)2 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 3,950
M.Phil. (Biotechnology)1 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 7,900
M.Phil. (Botany)1 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 7,900
M.Phil. (Chemistry)1 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 7,900
M.Phil. (Geology)2 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 3,950
M.Phil. (Zoology)1 yearsRs. 7,900Rs. 7,900

Periyar University (Diploma Courses) Fee Structure 

 The Periyar University takes in admission for Distance Education through its online forms available on our website that need to b duly filled in by the candidate to ensure their seat in the program.

The admission program is then submitted directly to the university center along with two passport size photographs while the form remains incomplete until all required educational documents for that particular program or degree course have been given along with their photocopies duly attested as well.

Periyar University one year Graduation 

Application Form ( for online admission) The form is then checked and verified according to the standards of teaching required to be eligible for the program and then provided along as the acceptance form is acknowledged by the department and the admission to the distance education program under the Wellborn Group of Professional Studies is granted systematically.

The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Periyar University at Salem on 17th September 1997 as per the provisions of the Periyar University Act, 1997. The University covers the area comprising the districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, and Krishnagiri. The University got the 12(B) and 2f status from the University Grants Commission and has been reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade in 2015.

The University is named after the Great Social Reformer E.V.Ramasamy affectionally called ‘Thanthai Periyar’.