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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

    Mar

    Department of Biotechnology – “Walk in interview” for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

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  • Sat

    18

    Mar

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

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  • Sat

    18

    Mar

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

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  • Fri

    17

    Mar

    Application are Invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

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  • Fri

    17

    Mar

    Applications are invited in the prescribed format for the University Research Fellowship for the Economics Department

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  • Thu

    16

    Mar

    PRIDE May 2017 Examinations Last Date for Submission of Application

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  • Mon

    13

    Mar

    JANUARY 2017 UICP EXAMINATIONS RESULT

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  • Fri

    10

    Mar

    International Seminar on Recent Trends in Higher Education: Challenges and Strategies” on 15th March, 2017

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  • Fri

    10

    Mar

    PRIDE – Academic Year 2016-2017 Admission Last Date as on 31.03.2017

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  • Fri

    10

    Mar

    Applications are invited for the post of PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR and ASSISTANT PROFESSOR for PERIYAR UNIVERSITY, SALEM.

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Upcoming Events

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    18

    Mar

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

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  • Sat

    18

    Mar

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

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  • Wed

    08

    Mar

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

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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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