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About PRIDE

The Periyar University

The Periyar University was established in the year 1997 by the act 45 of Government of Tamil Nadu. The University is located on the National Highway (NH7) towards Bangalore at about 8 Kms from the Salem city. The Campus extends to about 100 acres accommodating the administrative and department buildings. The University named after a renowned social reformer popularly called “Thanthai Periyar”. The University Grants Commission has granted 2f, 12 (B) and re-accredited with NAAC ‘A’ in the year 2015. The University aims at holistic development of the students’ knowledge in various fields to realize the maxim as inscribed in the logo “Arival Vilayum Ulagu” (Wisdom Maketh the World). About 26 departments are functioning as research centres bridging the gap between the academic, industrial and social activities by catering the needs of the students.

The Periyar Institute Of Distance Education (PRIDE)

The Periyar University has established a directorate for distance education namely PERIYAR INSTITUTE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION (PRIDE). The PRIDE has been started functioning from the year 2001 – 2002. The PRIDE offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The course materials are supplied to the students well in advance. The Periyar University has also introduced University Industry Collaborative Programmes through PRIDE from 2010 – 2011 to offer job related programmes and to cater the industrial needs of the students.

News & Events

  • Wed

    13

    October

    PRIDE December 2017 Examinations – Last Date for Submission of Application

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  • Wed

    10

    October

    Department of Botany – Science AcademieS’Lecture Workshop on “Plant Microbe Interaction for Sustainable Agriculture’ on 07th and 08th Nov 2017

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  • Wed

    10

    October

    Department of Botany – DST INSPIRE INTERNSHIP SCIENCE CAMP 2017

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  • Wed

    05

    October

    Department of Botany – Advertisement for the post of Field Assistant for DST-SERB-EMEQ- Project

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  • Tue

    03

    October

    VII All India Young Scientists Convention (AIYSC 2017)

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  • Wed

    20

    September

    Department of Environmental Science – Advertisement for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the MoEF & CC Project

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  • Mon

    18

    September

    One Day Workshop on Web of Science, J-Gate Plus and EBSCO Databases for Researchers on 11.10.2017

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  • Fri

    15

    September

    PRIDE – Calendar Year (2017) – Admission date extended

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  • Wed

    13

    September

    Application form for promotion under UGC Career Advancement Scheme (Revised Pay Scales for Teachers, 2006)

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  • Wed

    12

    September

    Department of Environmental Science – Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on “Perspectives in Climate Change and Biodiversity

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Upcoming Events

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    07

    August

    DEPT OF MATHEMATICS-INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (ICDM – 2018) January 04 – 07, 2018

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