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
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.
for Secretary to Government
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.
All Sections in Higher Education Department.
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