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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

  • 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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  • Thu

    19

    Jan

    2nd National Conference on “Frontiers in Ecobiological Sciences and its Applications (FESA-2017) Theme: Environmental Security.

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  • SAT

    14

    Jan

    The Tamil Nadu Government has declared Government holiday on 17.01.2017. Hence, the scheduled 17.01.2017 PRIDE Examination has been Postponed to 23.01.2017(Monday)

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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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  • TUE

    10

    Jan

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

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  • TUE

    10

    Jan

    Applications are invited for five day training programme on Entrepreneurship Awareness cum Training and Development Programme of Research scholars- jointly Organized by PRIMS & RGNIYD (06 to 10th Feb 17)

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  • Mon

    09

    Jan

    November 2016 PG Examinations Result (Affiliated Colleges)

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  • Mon

    09

    Jan

    November 2016 PG Examinations Result (University Departments)

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  • Mon

    03

    Jan

    Applications are invited for Project Fellow (Research Associate) in RGNIYD Major Research Project for the Departments of Periyar Institute of Management Studies

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  • Mon

    02

    Jan

    Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on Plant Diversity and Phytoremediation

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Upcoming Events

  • 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)

    Read more
  • Mon

    09

    Jan

    Applications are invited for five day training programme on Entrepreneurship Awareness cum Training and Development Programme of Research scholars- jointly Organized by PRIMS & RGNIYD (06 to 10th Feb 17)

    Read more
  • Mon

    26

    Dec

    Department of Sociology invites to a National Seminar on Human Rights Violation on Socially Excluded Groups in India

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  • Fri

    25

    Nov

    South Zone & All India Inter-University Handball Tournament for Men & Women 2016-2017 Sending Fixtures & Information

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