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About Us

Brief History / Overview

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration was established in year 2011 as an independent School of study. The School is transformed into an international hub for criminology and interdisciplinary research. Faculty member of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration involves in high quality research in the areas of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, Human Rights, Victimology, Cyber Crime and so on. The department is providing consultancy in the areas of Juvenile Justice, Child Protection, and Human Rights to stake holders and various other government agencies. Ph.D. Research Students hold a Fellowship to their credit from University Grants Commission (UGC) and URF of Tamil Nadu Open University.


Our vision is to create a young generation who can serve as the integral building blocks of society in a challenging world. The students will serve as professionals with commitment, integrity, and work ethic in various institutions of Criminal Justice System, Corporate Security Industry, academia, etc.


  • To enable students to learn about the various aspects of Criminal Justice System, multiple sciences relating to crime, criminal behaviour, victims, crime prevention, and security management.
  • To enable students to be successful in their studies by maintaining a supportive learning environment.
  • To prepare students to excel in academic or professional careers in fields relevant to dealing with crime and justice.


  • Develop students’ ability to understand the modus operandi of crimes and the variations involved in it; the approaches required to handle these circumstances; and to draw appropriate inferences from them.
  • Provide students with the knowledge and skill base that would enable them to undertake further studies in Criminology and related areas or in multi-disciplinary areas.
  • Make students aware of criminal justice ethics to analyze real life and hypothetical decision-making situations in the practice of criminal justice.

Contact Details

Assistant Professor
Tamil Nadu Open University
School Of Criminology And Criminal Justice Administration
577, Anna Salai, Saidapet,chennai-600015
Tamil Nadu, India
Mobile No. : +91 9944998715 – Personal Number
E-mail ID : ananthsenthivel@gmail.com

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