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About School of Distance Education

 The School of Distance Education (SDE) of Bharathiar University was established during the Academic Year 1991-92 and Distance Education Council(DEC) as provisionally recognized all courses conducted by SDE vide its letter “F.No. Dec / 9909 / 2009/ dt. 17.12.2009. The school has limited its operation for the obvious reason of strengthening its base to provide quality education. Having realized the objective, the school has started extending its action by identifying and approving Spot Admission cum Learning / Information Centres through-out the country to help achieve higher enrolment ratio and higher literacy rate.

The School at present has about 308 Spot Admission cum Learning / Information Centres CPOP (162) spreading all-over India and the number is steadily increasing as more and more evince interest in starting Spot Admission cum Learning / Information Centres.

The School directly admits candidates and conducts the Personal Contact Programmes (PCPs) at specified centres in Coimbatore. Spot Admission cum Learning / Information Centres enroll candidates and conduct the Personal Contact Programmes in their centres or at specified Regional Centres. The study materials prepared in the prescribed format of the Distance Education Council (DEC) viz., SIM format are provided to the students supplemented with compact discs for hassle free use anywhere at materials.

How to Reach the School of Distance Education From Coimbatore

The Bharathiar University is well connected to various Bus / Train / Air terminus. Bus (Public Transport) is available frequelty from various terminus of Coimbatore City to Maruthamalai. Especially, Gandhipuram Bus Stand to Maruthamalai having the facility at evey 10 minutes and the distance between various terminus of Coimbatore City to Bharathiar University is given below.

Airport 25 km Gandhipuram Bus Stand 12 km Ukkadam Bus Stand 15 km
Railway Station 13 km Singanallur Bus Stand 23 km    
Bus Stop: Bharathiar University Second Gate

Working Hours of the School of Distance Education

  1. All Working Days (Monday – Friday) : 9.45am to 5.30pm
  2. All Saturdays : 9.45am to 4.00pm for the purpose of providing information and sale of Application Form and Prospectus