FAQ

Is online education the most suitable option for me?

If you have been considering about further education but wondered how to manage a tough full-time job, family and social life, and the responsibilities of every day living, then you should thank the 21st century as all you need is a computer, an Internet connection. Your inquisitive mind will research the right online degree program present in a large number that clicks with your future aspirations. Although this kind of education is free from interaction and face-to-face communication, you will communicate with the instructors and other students through e-mail, chat rooms, bulletin boards, and instant messaging.

What are the advantages of applying for a distance learning course?

There are many significant advantages of applying in a distance learning course; some of them are given below:

Ease and Mobility

(a) Courses are accessible on your schedule
(b) No physical attendance, if need A learning Center is near to assist you.
(c) Learning is based on your pace (fast or slow it's your choice).
(d) You're unbound by time - courses are available 24/7.
(e) You're unbound by place - study at home, work, or on the road.
(f) Read materials online or download them for reading later.
(g) Best for disabled who face mobility problems; they can easily log on to study online.

What are various programmes through Online Education?

MBA – Marketing
M. Sc. –Computer Science
B. Sc. – Computer Science
PGDCA (Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application)
B.A. (Genetal) – Triple Major Subject

What is the accreditation of M.S. University?

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University is a State University, has been established by an act of the State Legislature of Tamilnadu Government. University Grants Commission, the apex body for accrediting Indian Universities has accredits M.S. University. The university is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities. More than 61 colleges/institutes affiliated to M.S. University. M.S. University is Approved by DEC(Distance Education Council). The University has been accredited by National Assessment and Accredition Council (NAAC) of India with 5 Star status mean B++. The University act authorizes the functioning of Directorate of Distance & Continuing Education outside the University. The M.S. University is also member of ACU (Association of Commonwealth Universities)

UGC Status of M.S. University

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), A State Government University, was established by Government of Tamilnadu on 7 September, 1990 to cater to the long felt needs of the people of the three southern most districts of Tamil Nadu namely Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari. The University has under its jurisdiction 61 affiliated colleges, 5 Mano Colleges and 1 Constituent College, with 65,000 students on rolls. These colleges, amongst which three are over 100 years old (St. John's College, M.D.T. Hindu College, Sarah Tucker College, the oldest women's college in the state), have contributed decisively to the cause of higher education of this region.

Check UGC official website for State Government Universities list

http://www.ugc.ac.in/inside/reportstateuni.html
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For DEC approvel of MSU

To see DEC (Distance Education Council) approval of M.S. University go Official website of DEC http://www.dec.ac.in on the left side of menu click "Recognition by DEC"
http://www.dec.ac.in/newODLInstitutionsrecognised.htm
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Check M.S. University name in Association of Indian Universities

To see M.S. University in AIU list go official website of AIU
http://www.aiuweb.org/Members/MembersM.asp
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Check M.S. University name in Association of Commonwealth Universities

ACU the oldest and one of the largest inter-university networks in the world. To see M.S. University in ACU list go official website of ACU
http://www.acu.ac.uk/institutions/view?id=458
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What is the accreditation status of programmes offered via Online Education?

M.S. University is among 2 Universities which can offer their programme outside of their jurisdiction by their act. Under section 3 of UGC act MSU is authorized to institute and confer Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates & academic distinction. The nomenclature of all the programmes are as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) norms & it is a member of Association of Indian Universities. Thus the degrees and diplomas given by the M.S. University stand recognized by other Universities on a reciprocal basis.

Do I need to buy a textbook?

No! All course materials will be provided by University and will also be available 24 x 7 at site www.infoster.in i.e. audio-visual clips for courses, reading / printing study material, Online 24 x 7, call-centre for Students support services, all information through E-mails, a window to knowledge-base and other such facilities. Also the reference books details will be available at site.

When I can enroll myself in the University?

Students can enroll anytime, any place, any where from home, cyber café… and will get assistance from Learning Center to enroll through out the year.

Can I get opportunity to enroll If I am in Job?

Yes! This is a great opportunity for those who are engaged in any Job or have discontinued their studies in past due to any reason.

Can I complete my course in MSU, if I discontinued my studies in other University?

For discontinued students, the total months/years completed previously shall be exempted while taking admission in the MS University. Other Details are available at the website.

How much is the requirement to regularly attend the classes at Authorized Learning Centers?

If required, the FREE facility of joining the regular classes is available at selected centers. However, the e-learning material is designed in way that it enhances the self-learnig practices and reduces the dependency over regular classes

Will I have to attend any classes in person?

All online courses can be taken entirely from your home computer. However, Learning Center nears you with minimal class attendance requirements. If it is required, you may attend classes at ALC campus of the University.

Do I need any special equipment or software in order to pursue an online degree?

In general, all you need is a computer, an Internet connection, and a phone. There is not such software is required.

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Approved by DEC (Distance Education Council)
To see DEC (Distance Education Council) approval of M.S. University go Official website of DEC

http://www.dec.ac.in

 on the left side of menu click “Recognition by DEC” Or

http://www.dec.ac.in/newODLInstitutionsrecognised.htm

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Listing in AIU
Check M.S. University name in Association of Indian Universities

To see M.S. University in AIU list go official website of AIU


http://www.aiuweb.org/Members/MembersM.asp


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Listing in ACU

Check M.S. University name in Association of Commonwealth Universities


ACU the oldest and one of the largest inter-university networks in the world.

To see M.S. University in ACU list go official website of ACU

http://www.acu.ac.uk/institutions/view?id=458

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Approval of UGC (University Grants Commission)

To see University Grants Commission – Apex Body of Government of India approval of M.S. University.


UGC is a Indian Government Governing Body for higher education go official site of UGC

www.ugc.ac.in


or copy and past this link  http://www.ugc.ac.in/inside/reportstateuni.html

and see Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu

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