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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

  • Wed

    22

    Feb

    Applications are invited for the post of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR at PERIYAR UNIVERSITY CONSTITUENT ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE – HARUR

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  • Tue

    21

    Feb

    Applications are invited for the post of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR at PERIYAR UNIVERSITY CONSTITUENT ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE – EDAPPADI

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  • Mon

    20

    Feb

    ICSSR Sponsored two day national seminar on Achieving Clean Indian Society- Prospects and Problems 30-31 March, 2017 Organized by Department of Sociology

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  • Wed

    15

    Feb

    Dept of Botany- 3 Day Training On “Edible Mushroom Cultivation Technology for Unemployed Women SC/ST Population of Salem Dt”.(1-3rd Mar17).

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  • Mon

    13

    Feb

    Dept of History – 37th Annual Session of the South Indian History Congress on 10th – 12th March, 2017.

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  • Mon

    13

    Feb

    Training Programs on “Computer Hardware and Networks” organized by CIMF on 24-25 February & 3-4 March, 2017

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  • Wed

    08

    Feb

    Tender Notice for Pappireddipatti Canteen, Dharamapuri.

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  • Fri

    2

    Feb

    7 days Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship for Assistant Professors

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  • Fri

    27

    Jan

    Dept of History invites to a ICHR Sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in South Indian Historiography on (31th jan & 1st Feb 17)

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  • Tue

    24

    Jan

    Dept of Mathematics – National Workshop on Differential Equations and Applications (March 09-10, 2017) – Registration Deadline – 28.02.2017

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Upcoming Events

  • Wed

    15

    Feb

    Dept of Botany- 3 Day Training On “Edible Mushroom Cultivation Technology for Unemployed Women SC/ST Population of Salem Dt”.(1-3rd Mar17).

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  • Mon

    13

    Feb

    Dept of History – 37th Annual Session of the South Indian History Congress on 10th – 12th March, 2017.

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  • Mon

    13

    Feb

    Training Programs on “Computer Hardware and Networks” organized by CIMF on 24-25 February & 3-4 March, 2017

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  • Fri

    2

    Feb

    7 days Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship for Assistant Professors

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  • Fri

    27

    Jan

    Dept of History invites to a ICHR Sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in South Indian Historiography on (31th jan & 1st Feb 17)

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  • Tue

    24

    Jan

    Dept of Mathematics invites to a National Workshop on Differential Equations and Applications (NWDEA-2017) on March 09-10, 2017

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  • Tue

    24

    Jan

    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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  • Fri

    20

    Jan

    PRIMS invites to a Two day National Seminar on “Impact of Global Turbulence on Indian Economy” Sponsored by ICSSR (30-31 January 2017)

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  • TUE

    10

    Jan

    DEPT OF MATHEMATICS Invites to UGC-SAP Sponsored NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PRODUCT GRAPHS(Feb. 23-25, 2017), Last date: Feb 10, 2017

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  • Mon

    09

    Jan

    Applications are invited for five day training programme on Career Guidance and Counselling program on solar power generation for SC/ST students -jointly Organized by Department of Energy Studies & RGNIYD (06 to 10th Feb 17)

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