Annamalai University

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.

Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA):

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.

Career Launcher

Career Launcher

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.

L V Prasad Eye Institute

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.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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.