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TNOU Admission 2022-23

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Admission 2022-23

    + Admission Procedure

    • Valid e-mail id
    • A Mobile Number
    • Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking
    • JPEG File of Highest Qualification Certificate (10th/+2/Degree/Diploma)
    • Community Certificate for those students who wish to avail Scholarship
    • Scanned copy of applicants recently taken colour photo
    • Scanned copy of the applicants signature
    • For submitting application for Admission of New Students, connect to internet and visit
    • Tamil Nadu Open University website namely www.tnou.ac.in
    • On visiting the above website, the home page will appear as shown below:
      - In the above screen, click the menu ONLINE ADMISSION available on the top
      - On clicking the above menu, a web page screen as shown below will appear for making entries of new registration of student seeking admission to Programmes offered by TNOU for entering his/her application details,
      - On clicking the NEW REGISTRATION button, the Login Screen as shown below will appear with buttons for (1) Applicant Login (2) Study Centre Login and (3) Regional Centre
    List of Programmes on Offer

    + PG PROGRAMMES - Duration: Min 2 years & Max 4 years

    Sl. No. Programme Pattern Programme Code Year-I* Year-II** Medium
    1 MBA (Finance, Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology) Semester 2261 12,500 12,300 English
    2 M.A. History Semester 2201 4,300 4,100 Tamil & English
    3 M.A. Public Administration Semester 2206 4,300 4,100 English
    4 M.A. Political Science Semester 2204 4,300 4,100 English
    5 M.A. English Non-Semester 2202 4,300 4,100 English
    6 Master of Social Work Semester 2214 6,500 6,300 Tamil & English
    7 M.A. Criminology & Criminal Justice Administration Non-Semester 2213 4,300 4,100 English
    8 M.Sc. Psychology Semester 2233 6,500 6,300 English
    9 M.A. Sociology Non-Semester 211 4,300 4,100 Tamil & English
    10 M.A. Economics Non-Semester 205 4,300 4,100 Tamil & English
    11 M.A. Linguistics Non-Semester 237 4,300 4,100 English
    12 M.A. Anthropology Non-Semester 223 4,300 4,100 English
    13 M.Sc. Geography Semester 2218 10,500 10,300 English
    Eligibility: 12th+ Relevent Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university
    14 M.A. Tamil Non-Semester 2208 3,350 3,150 Tamil
    Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree with Tamil under Part- I from any recognized University
    15 M.Com. Semester 2251 5,000 4,800 English
    Eligibility: Graduate in Commerce/ Business Administration/ Corporate Secretary- ship /ACA/AICWA/ and ACS / who have studied atleast 02 papers in Commerce in their degree programme
    16 M.Sc. Mathematics Semester 2231 5,500 5,300 English
    Eligibility: B.Sc. in Mathematics from any recognized University
    17 M.Sc. Counselling & Psychotherapy Semester 2232 12,500 12,300 English
    M.Sc. Counselling & Psychotherapy (For non Psychology Students) Semester 2232 13,000 12,800 English
    Eligibility: Bachelor's / Master Degree in Psychology
    Eligibility: Other Graduates who have not studied Psychology should undergo a Bridge Course in Psychology (non Psychology Students)
    18 M.Sc. Physics Semester 2281 10,500 10,300 English
    Eligibility: B.Sc. Degree in Physics, Branch-III Physics Main / B.Sc. Electronics / any B.Sc. Degree with Specialization with Applied Physics / Electronics / Nuclear Physics / NanoPhysics of any University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent any B.Sc. Degree with Specialization with Applied Physics / Electronics / Nuclear Physics / NanoPhysics of any University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent
    19 M.Sc. Chemistry Non-Semester 2282 10,500 10,300 English
    Eligibility: B.Sc. General Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry as the main subject in PartIII with Physics / Maths / Botany / Zoology as one of the allied papersof any affiliated Institution / University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent
    20 M.Sc. Botany Non-Semester 2283 10,500 10,300 English
    Eligibility: B.Sc. Botany / Micro-biology / Bio Chemistry / Biotechnology Degree with Chemistry or Zoology as ancillary of any affiliated Institution / University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent
    21 M.Sc. Zoology Non-Semester 2284 10,500 10,300 English
    Eligibility: B.Sc. Zoology / Animal Science / Micro-biology / BioChemistry / Biotechnology Degree as the main subject in Part-III of any affiliated Institution / University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent
    22 M.Sc. Apparel and Fashion Design Semester 2238 10,500 10,300 English
    Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in Apparel and Fashion Design / Costume Designing and Fashion / Apparel Designing / Textile Designing from any recognized university
    23 MCA
    (Min: 3 years & Max: 6 years)
    Non-Semester 271 12,500 IInd Year 12,300 English
    IIIrd Year 12,300
    Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s Degree with a duration ofminimum of 3 (three) years from a recognized university with Mathematics as one ofthe subjects at +2 level or UG level.
    24 M.C.A. (LE)
    (Min: 2 years & Max: 4 years)
    Non-Semester 272 - IInd Year 12,500 English
    IIIrd Year 12,300
    Eligibility: Bachelor's Degree with PGDCA / Equivalent with Degree / (or) B.Sc., Computer Science / (or) BCA / (or) B.E. / B.Tech. Computer Science / Computer Engineering from any recognized University.
    * Fee includes: Registration - Rs. 300/- and Processing - Postal & ICT Facility Charges- Rs. 200/-
    ** Fee includes: Processing Charges - Rs. 300/-

    + UG PROGRAMMES - Duration: Min 3 years & Max 6 years

    Sl. No. Programme Details Pattern Programme Code Year-I* Year-II** Year-III** Medium
    1 B.A. English Semester 1102 3,500 3,300 3,300 English
    2 B.A. History Semester 1101 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    3 B.A. Economics Semester 1105 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    4 B.A. Public Administration Semester 1106 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    5 B.A. Political Science Semester 1104 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    6 B.A. Sociology Semester 1111 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    7 B.A. Human Rights Semester 1117 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    8 B.A. Islamic Studies Non-Semester 1116 3,000 2,800 2,800 English
    9 Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) Semester 1118 3,500 3,300 3,300 Tamil & English
    10 B.A. Tamil Non-Semester 1108 2,375 2,175 2,175 Tamil
    11 B.Lit. Non-Semester 1125 2,375 2,175 2,175 Tamil
    12 B.Com. Semester 1151 3,500 3,300 3,300 English
    13 B.Com.
    (Computer Applications)
    Non-Semester 1155 4,400 4,200 4,200 English
    14 BBA Semester 1161 4,750 4,550 4,550 Tamil & English
    15 B.Sc. Mathematics Semester 1131 5,500 5,300 5,300 English
    16 B.Sc. Psychology Semester 1133 5,500 5,300 5,300 Tamil & English
    17 B.Sc. Geography Semester 1134 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    18 B.Sc.
    Visual Communication
    Semester 1139 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    19 BCA Semester 1171 9,500 9,300 9,300 English
    20 B.Sc. Apparel and Fashion Design Semester 1148 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    21 Bachelor of Performing Arts (B.P.A.)
    (Min: 4 years & Max: 8 years)
    Non-Semester 1180 3,500 3,300 III Year
    3,300
    IV Year
    3,300
    Tamil & English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent or 12th from NIOS or 3 Years Diploma awarded by DOTE or 11th + 2 years TTC or 10th + 2 Years ITI
    22 B.Sc. Physics Semester 1181 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent or 12th from NIOS or 3 Years Diploma with Physics as one of the subjects
    23 B.Sc. Chemistry Semester 1182 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent or 12th from NIOS or 3 Years Diploma with Chemistry as one of the subjects
    24 B.Sc. Botany Semester 1183 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent or 12th from NIOS or 3 Years Diploma with Botany / Biology as one of the subjects
    25 B.Sc. Zoology Semester 1184 6,500 6,300 6,300 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent or 12th from NIOS or 3 Years Diploma with Zoology / Biology as one of the subjects
    26 BCA - Lateral Entry (LE) Semester 1172 -- 9,500 9,300 English
    Eligibility: 10th Pass and any Diploma from recognised polytechnic college
    27 B.Sc. Apparel and Fashion Design - Lateral Entry (LE) Semester 1149 -- 6500 6,300 English
    Eligibility: University recognised three Year Diploma after 10th Standard or Two year Diploma after 12th Standard / One year Diploma after 12th Standard relevent to Fashion and Textile Field
    * Fee includes: Registration - Rs. 300/- and Processing - Postal & ICT Facility Charges - Rs. 200/-
    ** Fee includes: Processing Charges - Rs. 300/-

    + PG DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES - Duration: Min 1 year & Max 2 years

    Sl. No. Programme Name Programme Code Fee* Medium
    1 PG Diploma in Library Automation & Networking 620 5,500 English
    Eligibility: Bachelor's Degree from any recognized University
    * Fee includes: Registration - Rs. 300/- and Processing - Postal & ICT Facility Charges - Rs. 200/-
    ** Fee includes: Processing Charges - Rs. 300/-

    + DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES - Duration: Min 1 year & Max 2 years

    Sl. No. Programme Name Programme Code Fee* Medium
    1 Diploma in Archaeology and Epigraphy 5552 4,000 Tamil & English
    2 Diploma in Wild Life Tourism 5569 4,000 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent
    3 Diploma in Tourism and Tour Operations Management 5572 4,000 English
    4 Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education 5576 4,500 English
    Eligibility: 10th Pass or Equivalent
    5 Diploma in Journalism 5575 4,500 English
    Eligibility: Minimum 10th Pass or 12th Pass or Equivalent

    + ADVANCED VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

    Sl. No. Programme Name Programme Code Fee* Medium
    1 Advanced Vocational Diploma in General Duty Assistant
    Duration: Min 2 year & Max 4 years
    8844 I year
    7,700
    Tamil & English
    II year
    7,500
    Eligibility: 10th Pass or Equivalent
    2 Advanced Vocational Diploma in General Duty Assistant (LE)
    Duration: Min 1 year & Max 2 years
    8851 II year
    7,700
    Tamil & English
    Eligibility: 10th Pass and TNOU - VDGD/VDHA/DHA

    + VOCATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES - Duration: Min 1 year & Max 2 years

    Sl. No. Programme Name Programme Code Fee* Medium
    1 Vocational Diploma in General Duty Assistant 8823 7,700 Tamil & English
    2 Vocational Diploma in Fashion Design and Garments Making 8815 4,700 Tamil & English
    3 Vocational Diploma in Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Technician 8816 4,700 Tamil & English
    4 Vocational Diploma in Acupressure Therapist 8828 4,700 Tamil & English
    5 Vocational Diploma in Office Automation 8847 4,700 Tamil & English
    6 Vocational Diploma in In Design 8848 4,700 Tamil & English
    7 Vocational Diploma in Beauty Therapist 8849 7,700 Tamil & English
    8 Vocational Diploma in Vehicle Mechanic 8850 4,700 Tamil & English
    Eligibility: 10th Pass or Equivalent
    9 Voc. Dip. in Early childhood Care & Education (Kindergarden) 8831 7,700 Tamil & English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent

    + CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES - Duration: Min 6 Months & Max 12 Months

    Sl. No. Programme Name Programme Code Fee* Medium
    1 Certificate in Entrepreneurship Development 786 @300 English
    2 Certificate in Conservation Techniques 795 2,000 English
    Eligibility: 10th Pass and above
    3 Certificate in Modern Techniques and Technology in Teaching 794 2,000 English
    4 Certificate in ICT in Functional Tamil 790 2,000 Tamil
    5 Certificate in Advanced Technological Applications in Teaching Mathematics 793 2,000 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass and above
    6 Certificate in Brain Based Learning Techniques 797 2,000 English
    7 Certificate in Instructional Design 789 2,000 English
    8 Certificate in Adolescence Education 796 2,000 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass and above
    9 Certificate in BS-VI-Emission Standard 798 2,000 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass or Equivalent

    + SHORT TERM COURSES - Duration: Min 3 Months & Max 6 Months

    Sl. No. Programme Name Programme Code Fee* Medium
    1 Short Term Course in Tailoring and Dress Making 988 1,100 Tamil & English
    2 Short Term Course in Yoga Education 990 1050 English
    3 Short Term Course in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Thoughts 987 @300 Tamil & English
    4 Short Term Course in Social Justice 983 @300 Tamil & English
    5 Short Term Course in Road Safety and First Aid 984 800 Tamil
    6 Short Term Course in Basic Computer Operations 985 800 Tamil & English
    7 Short Term Course in Office Automation 986 800 Tamil & English
    8 Short Term Course in Industrial Safety & Security 975 800 English
    9 Short Term Course in Cold Storage Management 976 800 English
    10 Short Term Course in Beautician 977 800 English
    11 Short Term course in Surface Embellishments 979 1,500 Tamil & English
    12 Short Term Course in Theatre Arts 994 500 Tamil
    13 Short Term Course in Acting Method 993 500 Tamil
    14 Short Term Course in Folk Dance 997 500 Tamil
    15 Short Term Course in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 982 1,300 English
    Eligibility: 10th Pass and above
    16 Short Term Course in Life Skills and Personality Development 989 1,050 English
    Eligibility: 12th Pass and above
    17 Short Term Course in Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers 974 1,050 English
    Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline
    18 Short Term Course in A Novel Corona Virus: Awareness, Prevention, Vaccination & Life Balancing 981 @300 English
    Eligibility: Any Degree holder, Nursing Students & Staff

    *Fees includes: Registration (Rs. 300/-) + Processing (Rs. 200/-) [Postal and ICT Facility]
    Note: For Short Term Course & Certificate Programme, Fee includes
    @Tuition fee - Nil + Registration (Rs. 100/-) + Processing (Rs. 200/-) [Postal and ICT Facility]
Instructions for filling Online Application Form (AY 2022-23)
For completing submission of Online Application form, keep the following documents in soft/scanned copy readily available.
  • Applicant's Passport size colour photo in .jpeg or .jpg or .png format of the file size of less than 400 KB
  • Applicant's Signature in .jpeg or .jpg or .png format of the file size of less than 400 KB
  • Applicant's Aadhar Card (Self attested) in .pdf or .jpeg or .jpg or .png format of the file size of less than 400 KB
For Certificate of Educational qualification (Self attested), below documents required based on Program Category
  • UG - 10+2 Pass / 3 Years Diploma / 2 Years ITI.
  • PG - 10+2 Pass and UG Provisional Certificate / Degree Certificate / Consolidated Mark Sheet.
  • Diploma - 10th Pass / 12th Pass / Any degree
  • Advanced Vocational / Vocational Diploma - 10th Pass / 12th Pass / Any degree
  • Certificate - 10th Pass / 12th Pass / Any degree
  • Short Term Programme - 10th Pass / 12th Pass / Any degree.
PROCEED for ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
For further details:
044-2430 6663/4; Mobile No.: 93459 13378
(Admission Section - TNOU)
Source: tnou.ac.in
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