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University Of Madras, Chennai, Institute Of Correspondence Education,

Chepauk, Chennai 600005
Telephone: 91-44-25361074 (Off.)
Fax: 91-44-25367654 ,

 The Publics Petition dated 11-11-1839 initiated the establishment of Madras University. It was in January 1840 with Mr.George Norton as its President, The University Board was constituted. In 1854 after a lapse of 14 years Government of India formulated a systematic educational policy for India and as a sequel to this on 5th September 1857 by an act of legislative council of India. The University of organised and the Model of London University. Madras University is the mother of almost all the Old Universities of Southern India. The University area of Jurisdiction has been confined to, however, 3 districts of Tamil Nadu in recent years. This is consequent to establishment of various Universities in the State and demarcation of the University territories. This University has been growing from strength to strength while widening its teaching and research activities.
Institute of Distance Education provides oppurtunities of education both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level through Distance Education mode. The Institute was established in 1981 and its Alumni are spread all over the world.Courses are offered both Regular and Open University Streams through Distance Education and Learning mode.

There are Academic Year courses extending July/August to April/May. There are Calender Year courses between January and December of every year. Admissions are done at the Institute of Distance Education located in the Chepauk Campus of University of Madras or at a number of Spot Admission Centres distributed all over the Country.

UG Courses Offered

B.A.(History, Economics, Co-operation, Tamil Literature , English Literature, Urdu, Vaishnavism , Public Administration B.Com
B.Sc (Mathematics , Geography , Psychology)
B. Music
B.Lit B.B.A
B.B.M Bank Management B.C.S
PG Courses
M.A(History , Political Science , Public Administration , Economics , Tamil Literature , English Literature , Urdu Literature , Human Rights and Duties Education, Christian Studies
M.Sc ( Mathematics, Psychology , Geography )
M.Com M.Music
M.Phil M.C.A.
M.B.A M.Sc(IT)
Diploma and Certificate Courses
Diploma course in Sanskrit
Diploma course in French
Diploma course in German Diploma course in Accounting and Auditing
Diploma course in Labour Law Diploma course in Management
Diploma course in Medical Transcription Diploma course in Police Administration
Diploma course in School Management Diploma course in Taxation
Certificate Course in Sanskrit
Certificate Course in German
Certificate Course in French Certificate Course in Computer Applications
Certificate Course in E-Commerce Certificate Course in Spoken Tamil
Certificate Course in Written Tamil Certificate Course in Medicinal Plants
Certificate Course in Photochemical Techniques Certificate Course in Plant Cell and Tissue Culture
Certificate Course in Police Administration  
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