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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. There are about 54 PCP Centers throughout the Country. Well qualified and experienced faculties are involved in the classroom teaching . The Periyar University has also introduced its off Campus regular academic programmes from the academic year 2005 – 06 through PRIDE.

News & Events

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    June

    ADMISSION NOTIFICATION FOR M.Phil. PROGRAMME 2017-2018

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    Dept of Library and Information Science Walk in interview for Project Assistant FT/PT on 27.06.2017

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    April 2017 University Departments Examinations Result

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    April 2017 UG/PG Examinations Result

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    41st Indian Social Science Congress Organizing BY PERIYAR UNIVERSITY, Salem

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    UGC Regulations, 2016 (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./PH.D Degree)

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    Dept of Commerce – “walk in interview” for the post of Project Assistant full time/part time on 19.06.2017

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    June

    Dept of Environmental Science-“Walk in interview” for the post of Junior Research Fellow – DST-SERB-ECR Project

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    June

    Dept of Environmental Science-“Walk in interview” for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF non-NET)

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    May

    Dept of Botany-DST- INSPIRE Science Camp-July 2017

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Upcoming Events

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    Mar

    UICP June 2017 Examinations Last Date for Submission of Application

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    Mar

    SIDDHA MEDICAL AWARENESS- HERBAL EXHIBITION CUM- FREE SIDDHA MEDICAL CAMP on 27.03.17

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    PERIYAR UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION- ALUMNI MEET-2017 on 22/4/17.

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    CMIF Invites to a Workshop on Technical Aspects of Internet of Things (TAIOT-2017) on 23/03/17

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    Dept of Mathematics invites to a National Conference on Advances in Differential Equations and Applications (NCADEA-2017) on March 23-24, 2017

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