St.Peter's Institute of distance Education has been established with the status of a department.
It has been recognized by Distance Education Council(IGNOU), New Delhi(Ref: F.No.DEC/SPU/CHN/TN/Recog/09/14 dates(02.04.2009).

St.Peter's Institute of distance Education
The Distance Education programmes are offered from the academic year 2009-2010. The system of Distance Education includes openness and flexibility to a greater extent. It is open to all adults in india.
The methodology of Distance Education included self-instructional study materials in print form, face-to-face counseling, practical classes, virtual class in phased manner, continuous internal assessment, and end assessment. The student-support system will be available at various places in India administered by the University.