Frequently Asked Question

TNOU-LRC Programs Queries

TNOU-LRC Programs, Correspondence and regular Face-to-face degrees/programs from accredited Universities offer instructions in the areas where the student has enrolled for. However, in regular face-to-face programs, you have to attend physical classes and follow a time- table. Whereas in TNOU-LRC Programs, you get an opportunity to view videos, take assignments, etc. anytime, anywhere and from any device.

The Correspondence programs provided by a University offers similar flexibility but lack in terms of content delivery (only printed study material provided with limited contact programs) and interactivity. The TNOU-LRC Programs are best suited to meet the needs of flexibility, high quality, affordability and high interactivity.

Admissions for the TNOU-LRC Programs can be taken using the Online Application Form. Please do check for the currently running batches. The student needs to align herself/himself with the currently running batches of the programs in the University.

However, if desired, the student can also download the offline application form, fill it up and send the same to the University (please refer to the ‘Admission’ section of the website).

Yes. Intake happens twice a year, please see the admission details and process. The students can apply for the program and start studying.

Not every program is available online. The University has planned to launch several programs in the TNOU-LRC Programs format very soon. This shall depend upon the interest of the students for particular programs. You may want to submit your request, in case the program you desire does not feature in the available list of programs.

Students taking TNOU-LRC Programs earn academic credit, and are graded in the same way as other students of the University. The University maintains parity for students irrespective of the medium of teaching.

Please visit the ‘Admission’ section of the website for more details. Admissions are offered Online as well as Offline by the University.

Yes you can study the program entirely online. You shall be given your unique User ID and password which shall be used to access the learning management system. However, the students may also opt for the offline content (to be accessed from their Android based smartphones/tablets) at a nominal cost.

The students shall have to submit assignments and participate in activities during the program as directed by the University. There would be an end term exam as well.

An enrolled student shall be able to access the lectures at his/her convenience. The students shall be able to rewind/revise a lecture as many times as desired. Some of the more difficult topics are covered by more than one professor. The students get to learn the topic from the faculty of her choice. You can also view the lectures in an offline mode by downloading the mobile application on your smart phones.

Yes, you can view the videos in an offline mode on any android device (Smartphone or tablet) even when there is no Internet connection by installing the mobile Application and content. The Application and content for your program for a specific semester/year will be provided on an SD card.

Almost every communication between the teaching staff and students take place via e-mail and other online modes. Most of the programs have bulletin board or chat rooms which helps fostering communication between students and teaching staff. Please login to the Learning Management System as soon as your get your ID.

You can learn the programs anytime based on your schedule and time available to you. But term end examinations and internal assessments will have to be completed as per the deadlines shared by the University.

The content can be accessed using any device that can run a browser. The students may use a computer, a laptop, a tablet or a smartphone to access the application. The content can also be accessed in the offline mode (no need of Internet). Please get in touch with the Online Programs cell of the University for further details.

In each program there are activities like assignments, practice / mock tests, virtual classroom sessions, forums for discussions, questionnaire / survey etc. conducted so that TNOU-LRC become more effective and interactive.

The detailed syllabus of the program is available in the learning management system (LMS) after you log in to the program. Also you can get the subject details of the programs under Academics section.

If you are a student, you can contact your designated academic counselor for academic queries or fill up the form in Contact page for any queries related to process. Prospective students can speak to our counselors on the number mentioned on the website or fill up the Request Info form on the HomePage. Faculty or Partners who are interested to work with us can fill up their enquiry on the Contact page.

Genuine requests for change of your name (after marriage, spelling mistakes etc) can be made to the University even after taking admission.

There would be additional fee for the same which is available in each of the program page.

Spelling mistakes: You have to submit a written application to the University enclosed with an affidavit, incorrect original copy of the document, 10th passed certificate photocopy or any school record of the correct name.

If change of name is due to marriage then the marriage certificate needs to be submitted as well. All the documents that shows the correct name needs to be attested by a gazetted officer.


Technical Queries

The latest free version of Flash will play the videos

Some firewall administrators block all the video streaming into their site. If so, you won’t be able to view videos

You will receive your ID and password once you have completed the formalities of the admission. The TNOU-LRC cell is serviced by a dedicated Student Care Helpdesk. You can find the details of the telephone number from this website. Please do call on the number for any support required. Alternatively, you may fill up your queries in the contact section.


Admission Queries

Yes. Originals should not be sent by post. However, verification of original certificates before the completion of the program is compulsory either at TNOU office or at TNOU designated centers.

  • Proof of Qualification: Attested/notarized photocopies of the last qualifying exam and statement of marks (degree certificate/mark sheet)
  • Attested photo copy of the marriage certificate (if applicable) indicating change in name.
  • Age Proof: is required for all admissions and the following are considered in the order of priority:
    • 10th Marksheet
    • 10th/ School eaving certificate where in Date of Birth is printed
    • Certificate of Birth
    • Copy of the passport
  • For Admission into Graduation programs:
    • 12th std certificate
  • For Admission into PG programmes:
    • Graduation Original Degree / Provisional Certificate
    • Memorandum of Marks Certificate of the Qualifying Examination
    • Migration Certificate for PG Programmes if the candidate obtained UG Degree from other University
  • Community Certificate
  • Special category certificate
  • Work Experience (where applicable)

You will need to get 1 photocopy of the above mentioned documents attested/notarized by a gazette officer of the Government. The student also needs to provide 3 Passport size photographs.

Photocopies must be attested by a Gazetted Officer / Principal / / Notary.

Internal and End exams will be conducted Online.

The information will be notified soon.

Attested photo copy of the original gazette notification indicating change in name

Name as printed in 10th Marksheet or Admit Card. In case of unavailability of 10th marksheet or admit card, Date of Birth Certificate issued by revenue officials, / Passport copy / Notarized Date of Birth Certificate.

Each Program has a specific validity period of registration as decided in the Program Structure for each program. (It is incorporated in the Program Structure given to you). There is a facility of re-registration on payment of prescribed fee.

All Students are entitled to receive degrees in Convocation.

The students are requested to watch for the notification issued by the University for the Annual Convocation in the Newspapers and in the University’s website and submit the application for the convocation, after remitting the fee prescribed.

There are no fee concessions or reimbursements for any category of the students.

Change of specialization for MBA in the second year of the study and change of electives for BSc (Computer Science) in the second and third years of study are permitted.

Students opting for a change of specialization/electives shall pay vide State Bank of India / Indian Bank Core Banking challan.

Individual mark statement for every appearance shall be issued to the student. The student has to pay the prescribed fee along with the examination fee.

A student has to pay the fee for the issuance of provisional certificate at the prescribed rates along with the examination fee for final examination. The details about the fee to be paid for issue of individual mark statements and provisional certificate are included as part of the examination application.