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Tamil Virtual University

Tamil Virtual University (TVU) is a web based University with its headquarters at Chennai in Tamil Nadu state. The University, established by the Government of Tamil Nadu, functions under the guidance of a Board of Directors and is administered by a full time Director. The University aims to develop and deliver Internet based learning material in Tamil language, literature and culture to global Tamil Communities and others interested.
Educational Streams
Major academic activities of Tamil Virtual University include imparting Internet based educational programmes, digital library and development of Tamil computing. Educational programmes offered by the University include courses on Tamil literature from alphabets to advanced research through internet. Courses on Tamil for tourists and other programs on Tamil culture and art are also included in the University’s curriculum. The lessons are developed in such way that these create interest and provide motivation for learning in self learning mode. The use of multimedia contents include audio, video, animation, pictures, text, etc.
It offers certificate course for the beginners to learn Tamil from alphabets. The curriculum covers Tamil study up to 6th standard under three levels, namely Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels that include a primary programme with rhymes and moral stories. The higher level programs offered by the University include courses on Tamil Language, Culture, Literature, history, art etc. from introductory level to a higher level viz. Diploma, Higher Diploma, Graduate and Post Graduate and Research programs that lead to Ph.D. The degrees are awarded by the Tamil University, Thanjavur. The higher level programme degrees are awarded by the Tamil University, Thanjavur on completion of prescribed requirements.
Tamil Virtual University has developed a digital library for the benefit of the students of TVU and for the Tamils living abroad. The digital library includes three sections, namely, books, dictionaries and other references. The University also facilitates Tamil scholars pooled out from the Universities in Tamil Nadu for guiding the Ph.D. scholars pursuing research in Tamil language, literature, history, culture, art, etc. through the University.
Established in February 1999, Tamil Virtual University (TVU) was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu for meeting the emerging needs of the Tamil Community and others interested in Tamil studies. The University aims to offer academic programs in Tamil Language, literature and culture for audit and to award appropriate Certificate/Diploma/Degree through Tamil University, Thanjavur.

Contact Details:
Tamil Virtual University
Module 44, 4th Floor,
Elnet Software City
Chennai - 600 113

Phone: +91-44-+ 91 - 44 - 22541010, 22541012, 22541013
Fax: +91-44-+ 91 - 44 - 22541011
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