The Distance Education Council (DEC),New Delhi has accorded ex-post facto approval for 108 programmes (order No.F.No.DEC/AU/KKD/TN/4425/2008, dated 24.11.2009) offered through the distance mode of Alagappa University, Karaikudi, with effect from 1995 to the academic year were approved by the relevant authorities of the University as started by DEC. The approval was given to the University based on the recommendation of the Expert Committee, the Distance Education Council, New Delhi.
Consequent to the Inspection visit made by an Expert Team (Joint Action Committee) comprising of UGC-AICTE-DEC to the Alagappa University, the DEC has accorded recognition to various programs offering through Distance mode (vide F.No.DEC/Recog/2010/2289 dated 04.08.210). Further this recognition is valid for a period of three years till 2012.2013.
The DEB, UGC, New Delhi has granted recognition/approval for offering programmes in ODL mode for the academic year 2014-15 vide F.No.UGC/DEB/AU/TN/2013/7177-7181, dated 27.05.2014.
Recognition for the year 2015-16 & 2016-17 is yet to be obtained.