Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree Course of Bachelor of Science shall be required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational stream) conducted by the Government of Tamilnadu with Mathematics as a subject of study or an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the Syndicate of Thiruvalluvar University subject to such other conditions as may be prescribed.
The course shall extend over a period of three years comprising of six semesters with two semesters in one academic year. There shall not be less than 90 working days for each semester. Examination shall be conducted at the end of every semester for the respective subjects. Each semester has 90 working days consisting of 5 teaching hours per working day. Thus, each semester has 450 teaching hours and the whole programme has 2700 teaching hours.