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New courses introduced at Periyar University

A few new Post Graduate courses and five integrated courses to give higher education the much-needed value-addition are on offer for the current academic year in Periyar University, Salem.

University Vice Chancellor K. Muthu Chelian says that besides the usual Post Graduate Arts streams such as Tamil, English, Economics, Journalism and Mass Communication and Sociology, the University also offers Applied Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science, Applied Psychology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany and Environment Sciences in Science stream.

Besides Post Graduate courses in Commerce, MCA, M.Ed and MLiS are also taught on the University premises. He says that the Plus II students can apply to the University for five Integrated Courses such as Applied Geology and Visual Communication, which have been introduced in the University recently to make higher education viable for them. Departments also offer M.Phil for the above streams.

The Vice Chancellor further says that the admission process for these courses has already started and application forms are being made available from April 29.

Further details can be had from Registrar S. Gunasekaran. The qualifications for those who can apply for the courses and other details such as application forms, courses and costs can be accessed through website

Source: The Hindu


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