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PRIST University Distance Education

Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Science & Technology or PRIST University Centre for Distance Education is located in Thanjavur City of Tamil Nadu. It is planning to launch 35 innovative job oriented courses in addition to the earlier 29 courses. It has study centers located all across the country. All the courses of this Directorate are recognised by the Distance Education Council, IGNOU Government of India.
The University sends study materials for students before the commencement of PCP classes. Application and Prospectus can be obtained in person from various Permanent Spot Admission Centres and approved Study Centres  on payment of Rs. 200/- by a Demand Draft drawn in favour of PRIST UNIVERSITY, payable at Thanjavur. After checking the documents, the Directorate shall confirm Admission to the eligible candidates, assign Enrollment Number and issue Identity Card.

Students are required to keep the Identity Card in safe custody till they complete the program. The Institute provides facilities such as library & information center, computer lab, seminar hall, canteen, health care and hostel.

PRIST CDE Courses Offered

Bachelor Degree Programs: (3 Years)
  • BCA & BCA Lateral – 2 yrs.
  • B.Com.
  • B.Com (Computer Applications)
  • BBA. & BBA Lateral – 2 yrs.
  • BBA (Computer Applications)
  • BBA (Banking)
  • B.A. (Economics)
  • B.Litt (Tamil)
  • B.A. (English)
PG Degree Programs: (2 Years)
  • M.A. (Education)
  • M.A.(Criminology & Police Administration)
  • M.A.(Political Science & Public Administration )
  • M.A.(English)
  • M.A. (Economics)
  • M.A. (History)
  • M.A. (Sociology)
  • M.Sc. (Applied Psychology)
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • M.Sc. (Physics)
  • M.Com (International Business Oprns.)
  • M.Com (Computer Applications)
  • M.Com (Finance & Taxation)
  • MCA – 3 yrs. & MCA Lateral – 2 yrs.
  • MSW(Master of Social Works)
PG Diploma Programs: (1 Year)
  • Computer Applications (PGDCA)
  • Fire & Safety (PGDFS)
  • Business Administration (PGDBA)
  • Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Information Technology Management (PGDITM)
  • Insurance Management (PGDIM)
  • International Business Operations(PGDIBO)
  • Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Operations Management (PGDOM)
  • Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (PGDPM)
Diploma Programs: (1 Year)
  • Advanced Diploma in Computer Programming
  • Diploma in Astrology
  • Diploma in Vaasthu
  • Diploma in Yoga
Library Information Programs: ( 1 Year)
  • B.L.I.Sc
  • M.L.I.S
MBA Integrated Program: (5 Years)

1st year- Certificate in Busi.Admin., 2nd Year – Diploma in Busi.Admin., 3rd Year – BBA, 4th Year -PG diploma in Busi.Admin., 5th Year- MBA
MBA Programs: (2 Years)
  • M.B.A & M.B.A Lateral – 1 Yr.
  • M.B.A (Banking Technology & Management.)
  • M.B.A (Portfolio& Investment Management)
  • M.B.A (Human Resource Management)
  • M.B.A (Information Technology)
  • M.B.A (Journalism & Mass Communication)
  • M.B.A (Marketing Management)
  • M.B.A (Personnel Management & Industrial Relations)
  • M.B.A (Tourism Management)
Executive MBA Programs: (1 Year)
  • MBA (Information Technology)
  • MBA (Finance Management)
  • MBA (Financial Services)
  • MBA (Human Resource Management)
  • MBA (Marketing Management)
  • MBA (Pharmaceutical Management)
  • MBA (Production & Operations)


The Students are supposed to download the form on the college website, duly fill it with relevant details and attach documents and fees before submitting it. For more details, visit the official website given below.

PRIST CDE Contact Details

The Director
Centre For Distance Education
Prist University
Vallam, Thanjavur – 613 403
Tamil Nadu
Phone: 04362-265023, 265025
E-mail : [email protected]
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