Theis located in Salem, Tamil Nadu and it is a government university. It is one of the most renowned universities in the country and was established in the year 1997. The university is named after a , Thanthai Periyar E.V. Ramassamy who is commonly known as “Thanthai Periyar”
The university understood the need ofback in 2006, however, the university actually started offering distance education from the session 2001-02. The university also offers job related programs to its students.
Duration of the courses offered
The duration of the MBA course offered by the university runs for 2 years. The program is divided into semesters which means that each student will have to appear for 4 semesters.
Types of courses offered
The list of the MBA courses offered by the university is mentioned below, to know more about them, keep reading!
- International Banking
- Banking Management
- Textile Management
- Marketing Management
- Finance Management
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Transport Management
- Hospital Management
- Human Resource Management
- Hotel and Tourism Management
All these courses are offered in English medium only.
The total fee for the course is somewhere around Rs 17,015 – 20,000. The fee structure does not include the application fee. The fee structure can be paid in installments as well.
Accreditation of the university
The Periyar University is recognised by UGC. Theto recognise universities.
How to take admission?
Students can apply via three mediums. All the three mediums are mentioned below.
- Spot Admission at PRIDE
- Students can take admission through various study centers approved by the university
- Students can also take admission through post as well.
Applicants in order to get admitted into the university need to fill up the application form which is available on the university’s website. Candidates will have to fill up the form correctly with all details to be able to get admitted.
It is also very necessary for all candidates to submit two passport size photographs along with attested copies of all documents which are necessary for taking admission.
If you are interested in receiving the application form and prospectus by post, you need to pay an additional amount of Rs 50 for the postal charges. You also need to make two DD’s, one in the favour of “The Director, Pride” which is payable at Salem and another needs to be made in the favour of the coordinator of the concerned study center. Both the ID card and study materials will be provided in the study center.
Eligibility for the course
Students with any Bachelor’s degree are eligible for studying distance MBA from the university.
The courses offered by the university provides an opportunity to its students to grow in their career path. The courses offered by the university proved to be very beneficial for the students over the years.
Contact Details :
- Periyar University
- Periyar Palkalai Nagar
- Salem- 636011
- Tamil Nadu, India.
- University office: 0427-2345766/2345520
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