NAAC 'A+' Grade with CGPA 3.32 (Cycle - 1)
(A State Open University established by the Tamil Nadu Government ,
Recognised by UGC-DEB, Accorded with 12(B) status by UGC
Member in Asian Association of Open Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities)
TNOU constantly conducted Extension Activities in the areas of health, education, gender welfare and livelihoods espically in rural area of Tamil Nadu. All activities are focusing on creating awareness about social and sustainable development issues leading to inclusive societal development. The Extension Activities are such as:Unneth Bharat Abhiyan, Certificate programme on Noval Corona Virus, CRE Programme, Webinar on PWD inclusiveness, yoga Day, ICT workshop,TADHCO training on TET, short course on entrepreneurship and Short term course on Gnana Tamil.which leads to sensitizing learners and other stakeholders to social and sustainable development issues leading to inclusive society.
TNOU conducts Certificate programme on Noval Corona Virus in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, The Extension programmes include Programme on Application of Technology in Education and Training to teach the sensory and Neuro development Disabilities among students by Continuing Rehabilitation Education, (CRE). Stress Management and Yoga for the Staff of Viluppuram Municipality, CRE Programme on Training to be a Teacher at Institution / College, Awareness on Cyber Crimes.
Two-day Skill Training Workshop On ‘’HAND EMBROIDERY’’, Work Shop on Fashion Jewellery, Transgender Promotion Activities etc. Special programmes are also conducted for the welfare of SC/ST women in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Adidravidar Housing Corporation Ltd. One of the unique activities is Prime Minister Unnath Bharath Abhiyan Project in which TNOU has actively participated. The key roles undertaken are conducting awareness programme, field survey and organising Grama sabha meetings to implement the project. In 2022, School of Education and Centre for University Industry Institutional Collaboration conducted one day Online Workshop on ICT Application in Academic and Administration of Academic Counsellors, sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Higher Education Council on 06.05.2022.
The School of Management Studies, in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Chennai, offers 3-month Certificate course on “Entrepreneurship Skill Development”. The School of Tamil and Cultural Studies, in collaboration with Gnana Tamil Ilakkiya Aarachi Irukkai, Chennai offers 3-month short term course on Gnana Tamil. The School of Extension Education has conducted International Yoga Day in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. All these programmes witnessed participation from faculty, students and local community in big numbers. Placement Cell conducted 24 Vaazhviyal Arangam programme to motivate students through the speeches of achievers in various fields, in collaboration Mylai Thiruvalluvar Tamil Sangam in 2021 and 2022.
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