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MPhil/PhD not to be offered under distance education in TN by Universities under HED

Text of the Letter of Higher Education Department of Tamil Nadu about MPhil/PhD not to be offered under distance education

Chennai, August 29, 2006

Higher Education (K2) Department
Secretariat, Chennai-9.

Letter (Ms) No.268 Dated: 29-08-2006

Thiru K. Ganesan, IAS.,
Secretary to Government.

All the Universities
[under the control of Higher Education Department]


Sub: Higher Education - Offering of M.Phil / Ph.D. courses through Distance Education by Universities - Dispensed with effect from the year 2007-2008 - Orders - Issued.

In the Vice-Chancellors Meeting held on 21.6.2006, under the Chairmanship of Hon'ble Minister of Higher Education, the issue relating to disensing with the system of offering M.Phil. / Ph.D. courses through Distance Education was discussed in detail. The Government after careful consideration direct all the Universities under the aegis of Higher Education Department that M.Phil / Ph.D courses should not be offered through Distance Education from the academic year 2007-2008 and they should be offered only in the Regular Stream.

Yours faithfully,

for Secretary to Government

Copy to:

The National Council for Distance Education, New Delhi.
The University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai-12.
The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai.
The Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore.
The Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai-3
The Tamil University, Thanjavur.
The Director of Collegiate Education, Chennai-6.

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