Kerala PSC accepts degree certificates earned through Online/distance education mode. There are many Government orders that bind UPSC and State PSCs to accept Online/distance mode degree certificates. However, Kerala PSC accepts degree certificate obtained through the Online/distance mode of education from UGC approved Universities only. Bharathiar University is a UGC approved University.
According to the UGC circular (dated 14-10-2013), all degree certificates awarded by Open and Online/Distance Learning must be treated equally to the regular degree.
No Universities can refuse a degree earned through Online/Distance mode of study in India
The answer is yes, but sometimes Public Service Commission will ask you to provide an equivalency certificate from any one of the Kerala based Universities. But it is not necessary as per the Kerala Govt. Order dated 13.11.2018 GO (MS) No 272/2018/HEDN
Any time of the year as soon as you decided to study
Yes, Fees can be paid in installments. (Please refer the fees break up chart at the time of joining)
Yes, study materials PDF will be sent to the given mail id on request.
Alagappa University, Bharathiar University, Anna University, Madras University, Madura Kamaraj University, Periyar University, University of Kerala, Kannur University etc...
Exam center is decided by the University concerned from time to time.
The distance education courses that are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC) and UGC are valid for PhD admission in India. The students passed post-graduation courses like MA, MBA, MSW, MCA, MSc, M Com, and other PG Programs through Online/distance learning from Madurai Kamraj University, IGNOU, Annamalai, Calicut University, Bharathiar University etc. are eligible to pursue PhD programs.
For more information, please visit the official websites of the university concerned.
Secondary/ Senior secondary certificates issued by National Institute of Open Schooling is equivalent to the certificate to issued by the Secondary/ Higher secondary boards of state of Kerala. (As per the GO (Rt) No. 1768/2011/G. Edn.)
Therefore NIOS certificate holders are eligible for higher studies.