Bharathiar University Distance Education Courses 2024

Bharathiar University Distance Education

Bharathiar University Distance Education Courses: 

Bharathiar University is a 3-decade old university, established in the year 1982, located in Coimbatore. Bharathiar University offers various Distance Education Courses including Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Professional degree & diploma courses including MBA. The university is recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC) & all of its distance learning courses are recognized by the Distance Education Bureau (DEB). The university is reaccredited with A grade by NAAC. It is a member of AIU (Association of Indian Universities) and recognised by UGC (University Grants Commission). It is also a member of CommonWealth Universities. 

Bharathiar University is named after great national poet Subramania Bharathi. In this post, we'll tell you about Bharathiar University Distance Education courses. 

All of the distance education courses offered by Bharathiar University are very affordable. All teachers, Defense & Police personnel, disabled students, press & media persons & graduates of Bharathiar University also get a 25% fee concession. There is one more advantage of choosing Bharathiar University Distance Education Courses is, there is no entrance exam for any of the distance education course offered by the university including MBA & MCA. Students doing any regular postgraduate or undergraduate course may also join a distance education course from Bharathiar University Coimbatore. 

Bharathiar University follows the same exam pattern for all of its courses. The university conducts exams annually for all of its courses including for MBA & MCA. There is no semester pattern in the university for most of the courses. The university also intimate about the exam & result dates at the time of admission to students so that they can prepare themselves in advance for exams. 

University provides study material in the form of textbooks & CD for all of the distance education courses offered. Students seeking admission into these courses can contact any of the study centre cum spot admission centre. The university has more than 100 such centres spreading across India. 

Achievements of Bharathiar University 

1. It has been ranked 13th by MHRD - NIRF, Govt. of India.

2. With a CGPA score of 3.11, it is reaccredited with 'A' grade by NAAC.

3. MHRD has placed it in 2nd position in VISAKA.

4. Times of India has awarded Bharathiar University with 2nd position in their list of best Arts and Science Universities in India.

5. Awarded with 18th rank by URAP. 

Courses Offered By Bharathiar University Distance Education

Under Graduate Courses

Duration: 3 Years

     B.Sc. Visual Communication

     B.Sc. Costume Design & Fashion

     B.Sc. Computer Science

     B.Sc. Catering Science and Hotel Management

     B.Sc. Mathematics

     B.Sc. Physics

     B.L.I.S.(Bachelor of Library Science)

     B.Sc. Information Technology

     B.C.A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)



     B.Com(Computer Application)

     B.A Tamil




     BBA (Air-Cargo, Shipping and Logistics Management)

     BBA - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

     BBA - Shipping and Port Management

     BBA - Finance and Accounting

     BBA - Customer Care Management

     BBA - Airline and Airport Management

     BBA - Event Management

Post Graduate Courses

Duration: 2 Years

     M.Sc. Applied Psychology

     M.Sc. Information Technology

     M.Sc. Mathematics

     M.Sc Computer Science

     M.Sc. Bio-informatics

     M.Sc. Physics

     M.Sc. Chemistry

     M.Sc. Environmental Science


     M.Com. (Computer Application)

     M.A. in English Literature

     M.Sc - Botany

     M.Sc - Zoology

     M.S.W(Master of Social Work)

     M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication

     M.A. Gandhian Thought

     M.A.Thanthai Periyar Thought

     M.A.Arignar Anna Thought

     M.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion Technology

     M.L.I.S. (Master of Library Science)

     M.Sc - Geography

     M.A - Tamil

     M.A - History

     M.A - Political Science and Public Administration

     M.A - Sociology

     M.A - Economics

     M.A. Criminology and Police Administration

     M.A. Yoga for Human Excellence

      M.Sc. Applied Psychology (Military)

     M.Sc - Electronic Media

     M.Sc - Animation, Game Design & Development


Professional Courses

Duration: For MBA 2 Years, For MCA 3 Years


     MBA - Marketing Management

     MBA - Tourism and Hotel Management

     MBA - Financial Management

     MBA - Hospital Management

     MBA - Investment Management

     MBA - International Business

     MBA - Human Resources Management

     MBA - Retail Management

     MBA- Information System Management

     MBA - Financial Services

     MBA - Entrepreneurship

     MBA - Services Management

     MBA - Export Management

     MBA - Project Management

     MBA - Technology Management

     MBA - Aviation Management

     MBA - Airline and Airport Management

     MBA - Shipping and Port Management

     MBA - Health Care Management

     MBA - Shipping and Logistics Management

     MBA - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

     MBA - Customer Relationship Management

     MBA - Costing and Financial Management

     MBA - Disaster Management

     MBA - Banking and Finance Management

     MBA - Event Management

     MBA - Materials Management

     MBA - International Shipping and Air-Cargo Logistics Management

     MBA - Shipping and Air-Cargo Logistics Management

     MBA - Software Testing and Quality Management

     MBA - Industry Integrated
Integrated MBA (5 Years)

     MCA (Master of Computer Application) 

Apart from the distance education courses mentioned above Bharathiar University Distance Education also offers various other postgraduate diplomae, diploma & certification courses. To know the complete details about the courses offered by Bharathiar University Distance Education & admission procedure & fee details we advise our blog readers to visit Bharathiar University Distance Education official website. The above-written article is just to give you some information compete details can be found on the university website. 

Eligibility Criteria for Distance PG Courses

The candidate must have completed 15 years of academic education in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern. 

The student must have studied at least one subject in Mathematics to be eligible for distance MCA programme.

Admission Process for PG Courses

The admission into PG courses is based on the score in qualifying entrance examination and also percentage in degree. The admission will be given to the students on a first-come-first-served basis. 

The students can get the application forms by post from the Registrar by paying Rs 400/-. The application form costs Rs 200/- for SC and ST candidates. 

The student has to draw a DD in favour of Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore and enclose it with an attested copy of caste certificate (if any). The envelope must be stamped with Rs 60 and self-addressed. 

The counselling and selection process for distance MBA and distance MCA programmes is done by Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. The admission is based on the marks scored in TANCET or Bharathiar University Entrance Test. 

The candidates who are in the final semester of undergraduate and about the complete their degree can also apply for admission into distance MBA or MCA or any other PG programme in Bharathiar University. They will be provided with a provisional admission based on their score in the entrance examination. The admissions get confirmed once they complete their undergraduate and produce the photocopy of degree certificate at the study centre.

Entrance Test

The Bharathiar University Entrance Test for distance MCA is an objective type exam and generally, it is computer-based. The question paper will have 100 objective questions and it is divided into 5 sections.  25% for Logical Reasoning, 25% for Quantitative Ability, 25% for Analytical Reasoning, 10% for Communication Ability and 15% for Computer Awareness. The students have marked the right answer out of the 4 options. There is no negative marking. 


Bharathiar University has got a great record with placements. There is a special placement cell for School of Management which trains and informs the students with opportunities. The university also maintains a website where the career guidance and learning materials are shared with career aspiring students. Companies like GE Capital, Hidesign, Vetri Software, Hyundai Motors Ltd, Gillette, Akai, ICICI Lombard, Tata Motors, Infosys Technologies, Reliance Infocom, ITC, American Presidency Lines etc are registered with Bharathiar University.