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Welcome to the School of Distance Education (SDE) of the Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

The School of Distance Education (SDE) of Bharathiar University was established during the academic year 1991-92. 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 study centres throughout the country to help achieve higher gross enrolment ratio and higher literacy rate.

How School of Distance Education Different From Others

  • Very low Fee for all Courses
  • 10% Tuition Fee concession to All Women
  • 25% Tuition Fee concession to
    1. All Teachers
    2. Defence / Police Personnel
    3. Press / Media persons
    4. Graduates of Bharathiar University
  • 100% Fee exemption granted to differently-abled.
  • Attending Contact Seminar is not compulsory for all courses.
  • Excellent and individual student service
  • Examinations, twice a year, are always on fixed dates and the results are also announced on fixed dates.
  • Exclusive career fairs / job melas are conducted at Bharathiar University for Distance Education Students.
  • No entrance exam for all courses, including M.B.A. and M.C.A.
  • Students undergoing regular courses in Colleges can also join another UG/PG course through Distance Education.
  • Annual pattern of Exams (Non-semester)
  • Question Papers also in Non-semester pattern
  • Exam and Result dates are intimated on Admission itself.
  • Study materials provided in print and also in CD (Not text books)
  • Fee in two installments can be paid through online by using NetBanking, Credit Card, Debit Card, GPay, PayTM, etc., and Bank Of India University Branch without any commission
  • More than 44 Learner Support Centres all over Tamil Nadu.
  • Hazel free easy admission process
  • Variety of job oriented, and simplified courses
  • Candidates are permitted to write the examination in Tamil also
  • Letters with grievance to the Green Box or Green Box e-mail: is attended immediately.

Admission Process

Applications are issued and filled in applications are received round the year. The downloaded softcopy of applications are also accepted. The enrolment is made a continuous ongoing process throughout the year.

  • Academic year batch : Filled applications received / spot admission done from 1st May to 30th November.
  • Calendar year batch : Filled in applications received / spot admission done from 1st Dec to 30th April.

Legal Jurisdiction

All disputes, that may arise in or from the affairs and administration of the SDE shall lie within the legal jurisdiction of the city of Coimbatore only. The School of Distance Education is an integral part of the University. Hence, the School shall come within the purview of the statute 3 of chapter III of the Statutes of Bharathiar University, January 1986, which states. "In all suits and other legal proceedings by or against the University, the pleadings shall be signed and verified by the Registrar and all such suits and proceedings shall by issued to and served on the Registrar".

Therefore, in all suits and other legal proceedings against that School of Distance Education, all processes in such suits and proceedings shall be issued to and served on the Registrar of Bharathiar University only.