Periyar University Exam Timetable
Periyar Universitywas established by Government of Tamil Nadu in 1997. It is situated at Salem. The University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and has been accredited by NAAC with B+ grade in 2007.The University is named after the E.V. Ramasamy, Great Social Reformer affectionately called as Thanthai Periyar. The University aims to develop knowledge in various fields. "Holistic development of the students" is the primary objective of the Periyar University.
University has a Periyar Institute of Distance Education with various study centres in India and abroad. Exam Time table of Periyar Institute of Distance Education is published on university website and can be obtained from the following link
Education and Infrastructure of Periyar University
Periyar University provides higher education at three levels that are Departments of Study and Research, Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) and the affiliated colleges. The University offers postgraduate and research programme under the 18 departments of study. The University provides affiliation to the colleges of districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. It has 66 affiliated colleges.
University has introduced The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) for the various courses from 2008-09 and onwards. Periyar University is also offering 4 Certificate Courses from 2009-2010 onwards. University has Student Support Services, which provides caters the need of students such as Library system, National Service Scheme, Youth Red Cross Society, Women's Welfare Centre and avenues for Sports and Games.
The University has also established the Constituent Colleges such as:
- Periyar University Arts and Science College in 2010 at Pennagaram, Dharmapuri District.
Periyar Institute of Administrative Studies (PERIAS) was started in 2009. It provides training students for preliminary and main examinations for the Civil Services. It also conducts various coaching classes for examinations conducted by different orgnaizations like Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in coming years.
The University has tie-ups with various academic, research institutes and universities around the world and faculty of University have brought many laurels for the pride of University. The University also celebrates days that are of International significance like National Human Rights Day, Science Day, Women's Day, Environmental Day, World Mother Tongue Day to mention a few.