School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
Established in the year 1982, the Bharathiar University is a UGC-recognised, reputed education institution for higher education. With the clear intent to deliver research-driven education, the university houses a number of well-equipped, advanced research institutes and has received grants under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). The university also enjoys strategic partnerships with international organisations of repute, such as Harvard Business School, for academic evolution of the students. The university has been granted Grade ‘A’ from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
The Bharathiar University set up the School of Distance Education (SDE) in the year 1991-92 to deliver holistic education in exchange for a minimal fee. Through its huge network of learner support centres, the university aims to disseminate education to every nook and corner of the state of Tamil Nadu. The university has received the crucial approval from the Distance Education Bureau (DEB) of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
In Year 2021
The students enrolled in distance learning courses at the School of Distance Education (SDE) can avail the assistance and counselling of its huge network of proficient learner support centres. Spread throughout the state of Tamil Nadu, these centres also run Personal Contact Programmes (PCPs) for the benefit of the students.
To deliver job-oriented, extensive education, the School of Distance Education (SDE) offers learning resources in printed as well as digital form. The digital learning resources can be easily accessed from the school’s website. The school also provides a soft copy of the resources on a CD to each and every student.
The School of Distance Education (SDE) of Bharathiar University offers admission through lateral entry mode for some of its courses. The motive behind lateral admissions is to save the time and effort for the students and provide them with better employment opportunities earlier than if they were enrolled in the regular mode of education.
Usually, distance education is bereft of the fundamental teacher-student interaction. The school administers contact classes for each and every distance learning programme to furnish students with crucial interaction with experienced faculty. Through personal Contact Programmes, the students can have an engaging classroom experience.
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The School of Distance Education (SDE) offers online as well as offline admission in its distance education programmes.
For an online application for admission, a candidate has to register on the admission portal, fill in the required credentials, upload the mandatory documents and make payment via given online modes of payment.
For the offline mode of application, a candidate has to either obtain the application form from the office of the School of Distance Education (SDE) or one of its learner support centres or download it from the website of the school. He/she/they have to fill out the form, attach copies of the mandatory documents (including the demand draft or the challan), and send it by post to the given address.
If a candidate seeks spot admission, he/she/they can visit the main office of the School of Distance Education (SDE) with the filled-in application form.
The school also offers admission through lateral entry mode.
List of Documents
Documents to be uploaded/attached for the application process:
- Passport-size Photograph
- Attested copy of the passed Qualifying Examination
- Equivalent Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (If the candidate has graduated from a foreign institute/university)
- Demand Draft/ Bank of India Challan
Mode of Payment
- Online Mode: (Only for online application process)
- Net banking
- Credit Card
- Offline Mode: (Only for offline application process)
- Demand Draft
- Bank of India Challan
Please note here that simply filling out the application form does not guarantee admission, you need to undergo every step of the admission process once you qualify.