Annamalai University founded in 1929, is one of the oldest Indian universities. The University’s Distance Education arm was established in 1979. With a campus in southern India spread over a thousand acres, the university opened their campus in Canada in 2005.
Accredited by the NAAC, the university is ranked world’s No. 1 in terms of “Number of Programs offered in Distance Education Mode”. It is among the top 3 Universities in India with more than 4.5 lakh students. It is ranked 3 among 100s of other universities in India for their Resources & Reach. With 49 departments of study and more than 3200 learned teaching staff, the university is growing from strength to strength, foraying into modern methods of education. The programs offered by DDE, Annamalai University are approved by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, UGC and the Distance Education council.
The 361DM–AU Collaboration
…coming together of Modernity and Maturity
361DM’s innovative thinking & global corporate experience, and the University’s academic strength & institutional legacy have come together to create a NEW learning experience. The curriculum prescribed by the University and approved by UGC, has been transformed for a methodology that is perfect for learning via the online learning mode, shaped by global research studies on adult learning.
As an outcome of this collaboration, you can enjoy the best of regular college and distance education systems… Experience class interactions and peer learning like in a regular classroom – but without having to pay hefty regular college fees or having to block full years for regular classes. Get in touch with 361DM mentors when needed. Study at your pace and place, and get the freedom of parallel activities along with studies. The methodology allows for peer interaction, making learning boredom-free. Benchmark your performance among the global student group, and make your learning motivating. Save time with key word searches in the neatly organized and easy-to-skim-through Courseware.
Venkateshwara Open University is an international platform for higher learning, which provides mentored educational experience to the learners at doctoral, post-graduate and graduate levels to imbibe social changes in the communities around India and the world.
The Venkateshwara Open University is strongly wedded to orienting education capable of meeting the rapidly changing needs and challenges of the universe at large, and of India in particular. The University education is an organized attempt to help people to become intelligent, self-reliant and able to face real life situations and must have an economic and ethical relevance to the society.
Venkateshwara Open University is established through Arunachal Pradesh State Legislative Act, LAW/LEGN-10/2012, Arunachal Pradesh (Act No.10 of 2012). The VOU is empowered to award degrees as specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, a Unit of Medical Research Foundation is an educational venture of Sankara Nethralaya, the leading eye hospital which provides quality eye care in India. It is a one-of-its kind academy which offers a distinctive series of educational programs ranging from certificate to doctoral levels in various fields. The primary goal of the academy is to critically create a pool of comprehensive, well-trained health care professionals with the confidence and capability to meet the challenges in health sector.The Alliance
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy has associated with 361 Degree Minds to offer a pioneering online Certificate program in optical retail management
A four month programme that helps opticians gain industry insights, develop knowhow on India’s growing opticals industry and know evolving trends in optical retail industry.
Delhi-based Career Launcher (CL Educate Ltd) focuses on diverse segments of education, and across learners of multiple age-groups. Led by a team of highly qualified professionals including IIT-IIM alumni, with a passion for excellence in education.
We have an alliance with CL Education to take some of the flagship programs online so that Career Launcher’s reach is widened across different geographies.
INaWORD was founded in 2000 by Zenobia Irani, an accomplished foreign language professional, to meet the demand for learning foreign languages in Chennai.
361 Degree Minds, has signed an agreement with INaWORD to take language learning to a larger audience using our unique methodology and powerful online learning platform. To start with a first level course in French is being offered. More courses are in the offing.
Established in 1987, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is a comprehensive eye health facility with its main campus located in Hyderabad, India. A World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness, the Institute offers comprehensive patient care, sight enhancement and rehabilitation services and high-impact rural eye health programs. Since inception, LVPEI has served 23 million people, done over 1.3 million eye surgeries and trained over 19000 eye care professionals. 361Degree Minds is powering LVPEI's efforts to go digital in its education and learning vertical.
Right now 361DM is helping LVPEI take courses in areas such as cornea blindness and contact lenses online; and also adapt some of their traditional post graduate courses to the digital world. These courses are offered both for internal audiences of LVPEI as well as for external learners.
Big Data and Analytics is one of the fastest growing technology domains used by businesses across the spectrum. Praxis Business School, Kolkata, whose courses were rated among India’s top two courses in Big Data and Analytics domain, has signed an MoU with 361 Degree Minds, to take a clutch of the School's courses, fully online. This make Praxis’ programs accessible for a larger audience, especially working professionals, who have the opportunity to learn from practicing professionals in the growing domain.
The unique aspect of these courses is the fact that in addition to knowledge in the emerging domains within Big Data/Analytics, also help create professionals who can fit into specific functions in data science, data engineering or business analytics.
One of India's top known agricultural research and education institutions is Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore-based TN Agriculture University.
361 Degree Minds has signed an agreement with TNAU to offer two-year MBA, a one-year Energy Management certification programs fully in the online mode. The MoU also helps translate TNAU's vast knowledge and research in areas such as growing of Medicinal and Aromatic plants, Kitchen and Rooftop Gardening, and Vermi Composting, into short-term courses that can be learnt fully online by anyone with interest in these areas.
Pioneer Dental Academy, Chennai, founded by Dr. G.A Nasser - who has more than 35 years of experience as a teacher and academic leader – has tied up with 361 Degree Minds, for offering a online/web-based academic training for dental professional on Prosthodontics. Dentistry students can enrol in the online programme to sharpen their professional capability in prosthodontics. Emphasis is on the practical aspects of patient care. The prosthodontics courses provide high quality learning inputs on the construction and fabrication of good, complete denture-replacements and the various techniques involved in the construction of replacements and dentures. Dr Nasser and Pioneer Dental Academy offer expertise to help dentistry students and practising dentists become more competent and confident dentists or dental surgeons.
UCI is consistently ranked among the nation's best universities. Achievements in the sciences, arts, humanities, medicine, and management have garnered top 50 national rankings for more than 40 academic programs. Three UCI researchers have won Nobel Prizes-- two in Chemistry, and one in Physics.
We have tied up with UCI’s continuing education division to offer a range of courses in Marketing. Backed by world-class faculty, the courseware for their marketing courses has been co-created by practicing professionals from the world of marketing and digital marketing. Each of the short courses coming from UCI’s stable leads to a certification from the world renowned University – a great value add to the CV.
The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning. Since its founding in 1969, the OU has taught more than 1.8 million students and has almost 170,000 current students, including more than 15,000 overseas.
The OU has licensed its content to 361DM, for two courses initially - Design for Engineers and Business and Management. This affords a great opportunity for Indian learners - college students or working professionals - to access incredibly high-quality content and materials developed by the OU through these two new courses in business management and engineering design.