Centre for Distance Education (CDE), Bharathidasan University, has announced new programmes in hospital administration, to be offered from 2012-13. Admission to programmes in B.Sc., M.Sc., and M.B.A. in hospital administration will commence on March 28. These programmes will be offered under semester pattern on par with regular programmes, according to a university press release. The CDE has taken steps to provide training for the candidates in all PCP (personal contact programme) Centres in leading hospitals.

The Distance Education Council has granted recognition to the CDE to offer diploma, degree, postgraduate and professional programmes through distance mode, with effect from 2011-12. The recognition qualifies candidates getting degrees through the CDE for the Central and the State government jobs, the release added.

B.Sc., M.Sc., and M.B.A. courses will commence on

March 28