Annamalai University distance education department offers more than two hundred different programmes of study. It is credited with the largest enrolment in India under distance education programs and is well equipped with computers and other infrastructure, adequate teaching faculty and administrative set-up of its own, study centers, computer training centers, etc., to serve its students’ clientele in their best interest at their doorsteps.
Annamalai University distance education has also the unique distinction of offering first in India, Postgraduate Degree Programmes in Applied Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Bioinformatics and Law.
The Directorate of Distance Education of Annamalai University is also offering many different programs.
Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design, Hotel Management, and Catering Technology Programmes, Retail Management, Twinning Programme, Programmes on Health Science, Yoga, Music, Fire, and Safety.
All the programmes of study offered Annamalai University Distance Education have the approval of the Distance Education Council, New Delhi. The Directorate is introducing B.Ed. Programme through distance education mode from the year 2008-09 with the approval of National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi.