A NOTE TO THE STUDENTS

PDMF UNIVERSITY (PDMFU), USA. – The World's First Free University on the Internet!

PDMF University committed to provide quality online educational programs globally at an affordable cost to students through an unique educational methodology.

PDMF University is unique among the educational institution in the world. It arose not from some chance of history or local patriotism, but from a view of life which has been of vital importance in the development of our modern society. It was born out of the liberal, progressive movement. The founders of it sought to establish a non – traditional institution of higher learning, which would be free from the social exclusiveness, and academic traditionalism prevailing and which would promote the growth of a free academic society.

The basic principle, which the institution contributes to modern thought, is that higher education should be available to all who could profit by it at, at a reasonable cost, without distinction of any kind. And remains dedicated to its founding principle, that a liberal education teaches disciplined reasoning, effective communication, and love of learning. This broadening of the basis of entry, bring about the reform of education on the whole, for the people who want studies to be open to all.Of course, the degree of success of the individual will depend on how appropriately one assimilates, adapts and practices the educational in puts.

PDMF University online is runby a team of globally distributed academicians, staff, volunteer faculties and subject matter experts.

PDMFU, caters to the need of managers, administrators, officers, students, and functionaries who have received little or no formal training, in terms of imparting knowledge, skills and attitudes, in a professional manner, with specifically focused programs.

The mandate of the PDMFU University is to:

  • Provide access to higher education to all segments of the society;

  • Offer high-quality, innovative and need-based programs at different levels, to all those who require them;

  • Reach out to the disadvantaged by offering programs at affordable costs; and

  • Promote, coordinate and regulate the standards of education offered through open and distance learning.

  • To achieve the twin objectives of widening access for all sections of society and providing continual professional development and training to all sectors of the economy, the University uses a variety of media and latest technology in imparting education.

  • AFFILIATION

    INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR OPEN AND DISTANCE EDUCATION (ICDE) (www.icde.org) (http://www.icde.org/institutions)

    • SUPPORTED BY THE NORWEGIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

    • CONSULTATIVE PARTNER STATUS WITH UNESCO

    • AFFILIATE MEMBER OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN MINISTERS OF EDUCATION ORGANIZATION

    • SUPPORTED BY MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS, STATISTICS AND INFORMATICS (MESI) ACCREDITATION

    • The degrees are granted directly by PDMFU, USA and are covered by the institutions approval in the USA. The degrees are legitimate and legal, globally. PDMFU is accredited by GVASEAS (www.gvaseas.org) a reputed private accrediting agency.

      PDMFU is not accredited by any accrediting bodies recognized by US Governmentagencies as reliable accrediting agencies - as mentioned by the U.S. Department of Education in http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/accreditation_pg6.html.

      However, PDMFU is currently working towards receiving accreditation from the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), a U.S. Department of Education authorized accrediting agency.

      OUR PARTNERS / COLLABORATORS

      PDMF UNIVERSITY INDIAN CHAPTER – PDMFU-IC

      PDMFU-ICis the Master Global Academic Center of PDMF University. The Indian Chapter of PDMF University is an offshore set up to provide student support services – handle enrolment of students, distribute instruction materials and conduct all the back office functions for PDMF University, U.S.A., along with STA Pvt. Ltd., from India. PDMFU-ICis also authorised to appoint Global Academic Centers, on behalf of PDMF University.PDMF UNIVERSITY INDIAN CHAPTER is not an university and does not offer any degrees. It is connected to PDMFU, USA, only as a Master Global Academic Center, distributor of their degree programs and offshore student support services provider.

      INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES, RUSSIA

      The International University of Fundamental Studies (the IUFS) is a non-governmental and non-commercial research university in St. Petersburg, Russia and is one of the major civic universities, which works together with State Universities to offer International Degree Qualifications. IUFS is recognized by the Ministry of Education - State Committee for Higher Education & Science in St. Petersburg, Russia. In November, 12, 2007 the University was granted the certificate of registration with Ministry of Justice - Russian Federation and Inter-governmental Accreditation by the International Parliament of Safety and Peace. Further, in 2007 Inter-governmental Higher Academic Council (IHAC) was opened.

      METTL

      Mettl is an online assessment and testing platform to measure, analyse, improve people skills and conduct online exams and focus deeply on the science of assessments and combine it with advanced technology to deliver highly valid and reliable tests. Today, Mettl works with some of the top names in multiple industries.

      SUPREME TECHNO ASSOCIATES PRIVATE LIMITED (STA)

      STA is committed to provide appropriate linkages to the students, companies and the industry, based on the objective research and experience. STA also conducts short terms lectures, seminars, workshops, in specialized areas, and provide value added consultancy services through applied research. STA acts as a distributor and offshore student support services provider from India, for the educational programs offered by PDMFU, USA. STA is an ISO certified body.

      DON BOSCO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (DBCAD)

      DBCAD, a constituent of the Don Bosco Group of Educational Institutions world-wide, is wholly devoted to the training and equipping of young minds for a challenging and fulfilling career, under the Don Bosco University.

      THE TAMIL NADU OPEN UNIVERSITY (TNOU)

      The Tamil Nadu Open University is a Government University and was established by an Act (No.27 of 2002) of the Legislative Assembly of the Government of Tamil Nadu, India, to benefit those who have been deprived of and/or denied the access to higher education especially destitute, physically challenged, working men and women, economically weaker sections of the society, and those who discontinued education for various reasons, etc. In the main, it aims to reach the hitherto unreached.PDMFU-IC is an Academic Center of TNOU. TNOU is UGC approved and accredited by NACC

      WITH ACADEMIC / CURRICULUM / CONTENT SUPPORT FROM

      INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU)

      The Indira Gandhi National Open University, is a Government University, established by an Act of the Indian Parliament in 1985, and has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education. It has tried to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) by offering high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode.

      NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING (NCERT)

      PDMFU ATTORNEYS AND LEGAL COUNSEL

      SPIEGEL & UTRERA, P.A. (USA)

      Spiegel &Utrera, P.A is a fully licensed law firm that delivers professional legal services - provide information, guidance and counsel based on their 175 years of legal experience to PDMFU.

      LEX MAGNUM CHAMBERS

      Lex Magnum Chambers, Advocates,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India, is a law firm founded by a team of highly motivated and dedicated Lawyers, who between them have great experience in handling variety of transactions,both, domestic and cross border.Lex Magnum Chambers is a full-fledged and full services law firm, providing the whole gamut of legal solutions to all its clients with practical legal advice and solutions.