Regional Management College

Bharathiar University


Bharathiar University is a state university in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India. Named after Tamil poet Subramania Bharathiar, the university was established in February 1982 under the provision of Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982) and was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 1985.The university is situated in the foothills of Marudamalai road, Coimbatore and has jurisdiction over the districts of Coimbatore, Erode and the Nilgiris. It has 104 affiliated institutions (80 arts and science colleges, 29 colleges of education, eight management institutions, one Air Force administration college and one college of physical education).

The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). The Postgraduate Centre of the University of Madras, which was functioning in Coimbatore before 1982 formed the core of the Bharathiar University. In May, 1985 the University received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants.

School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University,Coimbatore was established during the  1991-92. The school has limited its operation for the obvious reason of strengthening its base to provide quality education. The school has started extending its action by identifying and approving study centres throughout the country to help achieve higher gross enrolment ratio and higher literacy rate.

The school at present has 125 centres spreading over 23 states as study centres with spot admission centres, and the number is steadily increasing as more and more evinced interest in starting study centres.The school directly admits candidates and conducts the personal contact programmes at specified Personal Contact Programmes (PCP) centres in Coimbatore. Study centers and spot admission centres enroll candidates and conduct the Personal Contact Programmes in their centres or at specified regional centres.

The study materials prepared in the prescribed format of Distance Education Council (DEC) are provided to the students supplemented by compact discs for hassle free use anywhere at anytime without the burden of carrying the course materials. Contemplated to provide video conference based learning facility.


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