Ignou Regional Centre Chennai

IGNOU Regional Centre Chennai was launched in 1998 to offer accessible and qualitative education, training, and retraining to individuals in its nearby regions.

Ignou Regional Centre Chennai Address in  Tamil Nadu

IGNOU Regional Centre,

Periyar Thidal 

84/1, EVK Sampath Salai

Vepery, Chennai – 600 007 Tamil Nadu

Features of Ignou RC Chennai

Student Support & Regional Service Division

The SS&RSD coordinates the examination and evaluation process for more than a lack of candidates. It is also entrusted with convocation credentials distribution.

Flexible Learning

The Chennai Regional Centre provides flexible learning channels to over 3 lakh learners. It offers a blend of traditional and innovative teaching methods, including interactive teleconferencing, radio counseling, and interactive radio counseling, simplifying sessions while maximizing student engagement.

Variety of Programmes

It offers varied programmess at undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, and doctoral (Ph.D.) levels spanning a wide array of specializations, giving students whole freedom in choosing their career path.

Multimedia & Library Facilities

The regional centre hosts the Ignou-city network programme and well-equipped library facilities that provide academic resources in digital and printed formats.

Comprehensive Study Materials

Experts specially designed study materials and fully encompass the respective subjects, thus providing enriched content that perfectly complements the learning process. Precisely, these resources embody exhaustive detail, practical applications, and concise illustrations to facilitate the student in understanding and consuming the course matter.

Efficient Faculty Guidance

The Ignou Regional centre has a proficient faculty that extends regular support and guidance, thereby enhancing educational experiences. They facilitate effective communication channels permitting the enrollees to access them for doubt-clearing sessions or discussions.

Employee Training Programs

Among notable features, the Regional Centre also offers on-job pieces of training and enhancement programmes for professionals, enabling them to upskill and refine their competencies, opening potent avenues for career advancement.

Courses Offered By Ignou Regional Centre Chennai

UG Courses

  • Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • Bachelor of English (BA)
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  • Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP)
  • B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) (BScN(PB))

PG Courses

  • Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)
  • Master of Arts (English) (MEG)
  • Master of Arts (Hindi) (MHD)
  • Master of Arts (History) (MAH)
  • Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)
  • Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)
  • Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MARD)
  • Master of Arts (Sociology) (MSO)
  • Master of Arts (Tourism Management) (MTM)
  • Master of Arts(Education) (MA(Edu))
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed )
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  • Master of Science Degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management (M.Sc.(DFSM)

Advanced Diploma 

  • Advanced Diploma in Construction Management (ADCM)

PG and Advance Diploma Courses

  • PG Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disability Management for Medical Practitioners (PGDMD)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education: Participatory Adult Learning, Documentation, and Information Networking (PGDAE)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in District Health Management (PGDDHM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development (PGDESD)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH )
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio Programme Production (PGDRPP)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Acupuncture (PGDACP)

PG and Advance Certificate Courses

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics (PGCE)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI)

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)
  • Certificate in Community Radio (CCR)
  • Certificate in Computing (CIC)
  • Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)
  • Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education (Cerebral Palsy) (CESE(CP))
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN)
  • Certificate in Food Safety (CFS)
  • Certificate in the German Language (Offered only in Tamil Nadu & Kerala) (CGL)
  • Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
  • Certificate in Health Care Waste Management (CHCWM)
  • Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE)
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
  • Certificate in Labour Development (CLD)
  • Certificate in Literacy Programme (CLP)
  • Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Care (CMCHC)
  • Certificate in Newborn and Infant Care (CNIC)
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Childcare (CNCC)
  • Certificate in Participatory Forest Management (CPFM)
  • Certificate in Sericulture (CIS)
  • Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)
  • Certificate in Visual Arts – Applied Arts (CVAA)
  • Certificate in Visual Arts – Painting (CVAP)
  • Certificate Programme in Functional English (Basic level) (CFE)
  • Certificate Programme in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)
  • Certificate Programme Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)

Non-Credit Programmes Courses

  • Certificate in Motorcycle Service and Repair (CMSR)
  • Foundation Course on Education of Children with Disabilities (FCED)

Regular Programmes 

UG Courses

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

PG Courses

  • Master in Social Work (Philanthropy) (MSW)
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry (M.Sc.)

PG and Advance Diploma Courses

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC)


IGNOU – Indira Gandhi National Open University

RC – Regional Centre