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VINAYAKA MISSIONS UNIVERSITY Introduction

The Vinayaka Missions University was established in 2001 under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. The University had a significant evolution starting from 1982 with a pharmacy college as its first institution and over a period of three decades it has established over 27 education institutions in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. The University status was conferred by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India in 2001 with the recommendations of UGC as an acknowledgement of excellence and satisfaction of the highest level of academic standards and best infrastructure. The University is offering programs in the field of Medicine, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Science, Homoeopathy, Engineering, Management, Humanities and Applied Sciences. Besides, the university has the mission to spread education not only in India but across the world. This was achieved by starting Distance Education programs through our Directorate of Distance Education.

The Vinayaka Missions University was started only with three programs namely B.D.S., B.H.M.S. and B.Sc(Nursing) in the year 2001 and now the university is offering more than 125 regular programs and over 54 distance education programs. The University has been successfully implementing job oriented programs and it has also regularized the unorganized sectors by introducing short term certificate and diploma programs.

The academic environment of the University helps every student to achieve excellence in their chosen field of specialization. Nearly 15,000 students are studying in various constituent colleges of the University and about 2000 Medical, Dental, Homoeopathy, Paramedical, Engineering and Management professionals pass out of the campuses successfully every year.

About 5000 staff including renowned Professors, Readers, Lecturers, Technical and other experts serve the student community to achieve excellence in education. The success of our university lies in its highly qualified and experienced faculty who are dedicated to provide excellent education. The professional approach with dedication provides every student studying in the university a rich and rewarding experience.

Many Government, Private enterprises and Universities from various countries have associated with VMU for the purpose of research, student & faculty exchange, fellowship and other related services.

Directorate Of Distance Education(DEC)
The Vinayaka Missions University with its e-governance initiative aims to become a renowned university in the field of Distance Education.

Approval

The Directorate of Distance Education commenced its programs in the year 2007 with the objective of widening access to higher education for diversified learners at national and global levels. The academic programs are approved by the Distance Education Council, IGNOU, New Delhi, vide, DEC/VMRF/07/255/dated 28.2.2007.

Further, Joint committee for distance education comprising of UGC-AICTE-DEC has also accorded recognition from 2011-12 to 2013-14 vide letter no DEC/VMU/SLM/TN/2011/1505 Dated 20-Apr-2011.

The Directorate is administered by the Director. The Coordinator - Schools of Studies facilitates the academic activities between the respective Schools and the Information Centres. The Additional Controller of Examinations is in-charge of conducting examinations for the DDE programs. The academic activities are guided by the Advisory Board of D.D.E.