Vinayaka Missions University Distance Education

Updated on: Mar 4, 2013

Vinayaka Mission's University academic programs are approved by the Distance Education Council, IGNOU, New Delhi.The university offers over 200 distance education programs.

Its objective is to spread education on national and global level, especially in the field of Engineering, Dental, Homeopathy, Management and Medicine.

Vinayaka Mission's University Salient Features

  1. Students under the distance education are provided with Self-Instructional Materials for respective courses in the form of printed books. The students counseling is done through e-learning, video-conferencing and other such facilities.

  2. Well- trained, experienced, and qualified academic counselors conduct counseling and practical sessions at study centers. They also carry out evaluation for assignments, internal assessments for theory & practical sessions.

  3. The study centre provides students support services in terms of classroom, library, computer centre, faculty room, lab administrative office, Xerox facilities, video-conference, teleconference and other such facilities.

  4. The academic and administrative infrastructure is monitored at period intervals by the concerned School faculties as per their programs.

Vinayaka Mission's University Study Centres

At present, Directorate of Distance Education, Vinayaka Mission's University has a network of 436 study centers as well as partner institutions.

Intelectia Study Center is an Institution approved by and affiliated to VINAYAKA MISSION UNIVERSITY(VMU). VMU offers M.Phil, PG, PGD, UG, Diploma and Certificate courses through Distance Education programs approved by Distance Education Council in BANGALORE through Intelectia Study Center, Bangalore.

At the study centres and tie-up centres, students are provided with information services and academic counseling, besides organizing term-end exams locally.

Following are some of the functions carried out at the study centers

  • Pre-admission counseling.
  • Sale of application forms.
  • Enrollment of students.
  • Conducting counseling sessions.
  • Conducting practical sessions.
  • Conducting examinations.
  • Providing library facilities.

Schools of Studies

The Directorate of Distance Education has currently the following Schools of Studies


Vinayaka Mission's University Courses

Master Degree courses

  • MA Economics
  • MA History
  • Master of Science (MSc) - Zoology
  • MA English
  • MA Hindi
  • MA Education
  • MA Psychology
  • MA Tourism Management
  • MA Public Administration¬†
  • MA International Relations
  • MA Business Economics
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • M.Com Co-Operative Management
  • MA Sociology
  • MA Tamil
  • M.Com Banking & Insurance Management
  • M.Com Computer Application
  • M.Com Accounting & Finance
  • M.Com Education Management
  • M.Com Finance Management
  • MA Political Science
  • MBA E Commerce
  • MBA Hospital Management
  • MBA Production Management
  • MBA Applied Management
  • MBA Telecom Management
  • MBA (Executive)
  • MBA Marketing Management
  • MBA Finance & Banking(MBF)
  • MBA Human Resource
  • MBA E Business
  • MBA International Business
  • MBA(Shipping & Port Management)
  • Master in International Business Management(MIBM)
  • Master in Marketing Management(MMM)
  • MSc Physics
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Botany
  • MSc Microbiology
  • MSc Environmental Studies
  • MSc Applied Psychology
  • MSc Hotel Management
  • MA Rural Development
  • MA in Distance Education
  • MSc Dietetics and Food Service Management
  • M.Ed (Bachelor of Education)
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Statistics
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Information Technology
  • MSc Yoga & Naturopathy
  • Commomwealth Executive Master of Business Administration(CEMBA)
  • Commomwealth Executive Master of Public Administration(CEMPA)
  • MSc Hospital Administration
  • Master in Library Information Science (MLIS)
  • Master of Computer Application(MCA)
  • MSc Biochemistry
  • MSc Software Engineering
  • M.Sc Bioinformatics

Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Material Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Yoga
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Ultrasonagraphy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance & Counselling
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in English Language Teaching
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Finance Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Development
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Translation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Application
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Jour.& Mass Comm
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal & Child Health
  • Advanced Diploma in Water Resource Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Advanced Certificate in Construction Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Operation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking

Bachelors Degree Courses

  • Bachelor in Commerce (BCom)
  • BCom- Computer Application
  • BCom- International Business
  • BCom- Accounting & Finanace
  • BCom- Marketing Management
  • Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)
  • BA- Economics
  • BA- History
  • BA- Sociology
  • BA- Corporate Secretaryship
  • BA- Co-op Management
  • BA- Psychology
  • BA- Tourism Management
  • BBA- Computer Application
  • BBA- Applied Management
  • BBA- Telecom Management
  • BSc- Statistics
  • BSc- Physics
  • BSc- Chemistry
  • BSc- Botany
  • BA- English
  • BA- Tamil
  • BLit- Tamil
  • BA- Hindi
  • Bachelor in Business Management(BBM)
  • Bachelor in Marketing Management(BMM)
  • Bachelor in Social Work (BSW)
  • BSc- Maths
  • BSc- Biotechnology
  • BSc- Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • BSc- Hospital Administration
  • BSc- Applied Chemistry
  • BSc- Information Technology
  • BSc- Zoology
  • BSc- Interior Design
  • B.Ed (Bachelor of Education)
  • BSc- Microbiology
  • BSc- Biochemistry
  • BSc- Computer Science
  • BSc- Industrial Electronics
  • BA- Public Administration
  • BA- Business Economics
  • BSc- Medical Laboratory Technology
  • BSc- Optometry
  • BSc- Physician Assistant
  • BSc- Nautical Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)
  • BSc- Medical Records Management
  • Bachelor in Library Information Science(BLIS)
  • BSc- LabTechnician
  • BSc- Visual Communication
  • BSc- Fashion Design
  • BSc- Textile Design

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Optometry
  • Diploma in Computer Application
  • Diploma in Pre-Primary Teacher Education
  • Diploma in Touism Studies
  • Diploma in Yoga Science
  • Diploma in Acupuncture
  • Diploma in Computer Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Nursing Teacher Education
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Fire safety
  • Diploma in Panchakarma
  • Diploma in Montessori Teacher Education
  • Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Transcription
  • Diploma in House Keeping
  • Diploma in Health Inspector
  • Diploma in HIV & Family Education
  • Diploma in Crative Writing in English
  • Diploma in Nursing Administration
  • Diploma in Animation
  • Diploma in Financial Management
  • Diploma in Industrial safety
  • Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Quality Management
  • Diploma in Food Production
  • Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education
  • Advanced Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate course in Preparatory Program for Bachelor's Degree(BPP)
  • Certificate course in Library Information Science
  • Certificate course in Food and Nutrition
  • Certificate course in Primary Teaching
  • Certificate course in Teaching in English
  • Certificate course in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics
  • Certificate course in Food Safety
  • Certificate course in Computer Literacy Programme
  • Certificate course in Disaster Management
  • Certificate course in ICT Application in Library
  • Certificate Course (CC) - Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Certificate course in Ophthalmic Assistant
  • Certificate course in Live Stock Inspector
  • Certificate course in Nursing Assistant
  • Certificate course in Computing
  • Certificate course in Tourism Studies

M.Phil Courses

  • MPhil- Mathematics
  • MPhil- Social Work
  • MPhil- Sociology
  • MPhil- Zoology
  • MPhil- Biochemistry
  • MPhil- Computer Science
  • MPhil- Library
  • MPhil- Economics
  • MPhil- Statistics
  • MPhil- Microbiology
  • MPhil- Public Administration
  • MPhil- Tourism Management

Vinayaka Mission's University Program Structure

Programs are offered at five levels- Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate, P.G. Diploma, Diploma and Certificate.

The self instructional materials are planned based on credits for each type of programs. Here one credit is quantified by 30 hours of study, in other words a student has to put in 960 hours of study for completing a 32 credit programs.

Students registered with the University will get Self-Instructional Materials (SIM) in printed book form as well as e-learning, video conference, and the like.

Vinayaka Mission's University Admission Criteria

The admission procedure in university for distance education is according to the course that one wishes to take up. The applicant can visit any of the centers to get detailed information or he/she can visit the University Website

To download application form Click Here.

Vinayaka Mission's University Contact Details

NH-47, Sankari Main Road
Ariyanoor, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Pin Code:636308
Telephone: +91-427-3987000 / 2477522
Fax: +91-427-2477521
Email : [email protected]
Website :

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