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31 Dec 2019

Things You Must Know About Annamalai University Distance Education in Kuwait

Education opens a gateway to a bright future. Gone are the days when students could gain access to higher education only by attending classes on the college premises. Today, with technological advancement and globalization, colleges are offering a golden opportunity for students to get a degree through distance education. One such university offering distance education is Annamalai University. 

If you wish to know more about the Annamalai University Distance Education, read this article further. 

Annamalai University was built in Annamalai Nagar. This university is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. This is a state university. This university spans across 950 acres in Tamil Nadu. It is renowned for attracting students across the length and breadth of India for courses of science, humanities, engineering, arts, management, etc. Annamalai Chettiyar, a famous entrepreneur, founded this university in 1929. This university was established after Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms when India was fighting for independence. Annamalai University was amongst the very first to be established as a private university in India. In 2013, it became a state university when the government of Tamil Nadu took over its control. 

Students can enroll for distant education that’s provided by the university. It offers something around 450-500 courses as of now. Many times students miss the chance to attend the campus due to personal or other problems. But it’s not their fault if they are unable to do so. They should not be at a disadvantageous position in comparison to other students. Hence, to give a fair chance to each individual to enroll themselves, the Directorate of Distance Education of this university implemented this program. This university is known for the highest enrolment percentage across India. It has a complete set up for offering world-class education to its students that constitute computers, well-designed infrastructure, study centers, etc. This institution was the first in India to introduce some of the post-graduate programs such as Zoology, Applied Psychology Botany via distance education. Some of the other programs offered by the university are Taxation, Yoga, Twinning, Hotel Management, Fire and Safety, Taxation, Health Science, Interior Design, Pharmaceuticals, Retail Management, Fashion Design, etc.

If you wish to apply for Annamalai University Distance Education programs, visit the university website and fill the application form that is available there. If not through the university website, you can also get in person or via post from the office of the university. Once you are done with the application form, you need to pay an additional fee of two hundred and ninety rupees as a registration fee. You can pay it through Demand Draft. It should be in favor of the Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University. It has to be made payable at Chidambaram.

The university releases a due date post which they do not accept any application. Your application coupled with the registration fees should be in the university office before or on the due date. Do not delay it by any chance. The selection process will be done on the basis of the merit of the students. 

The last date to submit filled in applications for 2019 is 22nd November 2019. None of the applications reaching the university office beyond this date will be accepted under any circumstance. 

If you are willing to apply for undergraduate programs offered by the university, you should have obtained more than 50 % aggregate in the class 12th exam. If you are selected for the chosen program, you will have to attend a counseling session that’s organized by the students. When you are preparing to leave for a counseling session, don’t forget to carry all the original educational documents.  

Courses offered for Arts and Humanities

  1. Bachelor of Arts- Specialization includes Tamil Language, English, Social Work, Rural Management, Economics, Functional Tamil Language, Business Economics, History, English Communication, History and Heritage Management, Political Science, Sociology, Human Rights, Social Welfare, Public Administration, Social and Civic Studies, Police Administration, Population Studies and Tamil Literature.

Courses offered for Science

  1. Bachelor of Science- Specialization includes Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics, and Psychology.

  2. B.Sc in Mathematics with Computer Applications- Specialization includes Computer Applications.

 Courses offered for Commerce and Business Studies

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration- Specialization includes Business Studies.

  2. BBA in Computer Applications- Specialization in Computer Science.

  3. Bachelor of Commerce- Specialization includes Commerce, International Business, Computer Science, Accounts and Finance.

Courses offered for Professional Domains

  1. Bachelor of Education- Specialization includes Education.

  2. Bachelor of Business Law- Specialization includes Business Law.

  3. Bachelor of Academic Law- Specialization includes Academic Law.

  4. Bachelor of General Laws- Specialization includes General Laws.

  5. Bachelor of Library Science- Specialization includes Library Science. 

If you are willing to apply for postgraduate programs offered by the university, you should have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in the undergraduate degree. If you are selected for the chosen program, you will have to attend a counseling session that’s organized by the students. When you are preparing to leave for counseling session, don’t forget to carry all the original educational documents.  

Courses offered Business Studies/Management

  1. Master in Business Administration- Specialization includes Hospital Management, E-Business, International Business, Human Resource, Marketing, Finance, Information Systems.

Courses offered for other domains

  1. Masters of Science- Specialization includes Software Engineering, Computer Science, Visual Communication and Information Technology.

  2. PG Diploma in Library Automation & Networking- Specialization includes Library Science.

  3. PG Diploma in Computer Application- Specialization includes Computer Science.

  4. Latin Legum Magister/Master of Law- Specialization includes Law.

  5. Masters in Computer Applications- Specialization includes Computer Science.

  6. PG Diploma- Specialization includes Acupuncture, Tobacco Control, Applied Nutrition, Wellness & Fitness Science, Public Health, and Medical records Science.


If you wish to know more about Annamalai University Distance Education, visit the website of Apachia Institute. It is the only study centre associated with Annamalai University. It has been based in Kuwait since 2000. They provide all the courses offered by Annamalai University. It is well equipped with experienced teachers, computers, labs, etc. So, what are you waiting for?