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Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras

The University of Madras started the Institute of Distance Education in 1981 to help people learn without attending regular classes. It has been running for more than 25 years now. The institute offers a variety of courses, including 16 undergraduate, 22 postgraduate, 19 diploma, and 16 certificate programs. These courses follow a credit-based system, CBCS, approved by UGC. Students can join these programs at different times, either at the start of the academic year or the calendar year. The institute aims to make education accessible to everyone, regardless of their circumstances so they can achieve their goals.

Courses

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CoursesFee Range
Distance BA ₹ 17110-₹ 125810
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Distance BCom ₹ 20050
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Distance BBA ₹ 20110
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Distance BSc ₹ 20410-₹ 27910
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Distance BCA ₹ 27910
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Distance BFA ₹ 25810
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Distance MA ₹ 13750-₹ 31250
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Distance MCom ₹ 13750
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Distance MSc ₹ 15750-₹ 31250
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Distance MFA ₹ 31250
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Distance Diploma Programme ₹ 6400-₹ 12800
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Distance Certificate Programme ₹ 5550-₹ 10150
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Courses Eligibility

CoursesEligibility
Distance BAEligibility Varies with Specialisation
Distance BComApplicants must have passed the Higher Secondary Education (+2) or Equivalent examination recognised by TamilNadu government or any other state board. Or Applicants who have completed 12 or 13 years of education in India or Abroad are also considered, subject to approval by university authorities. Or Applicants who have completed (10+3) Diploma recognised by DOTE Tamil Nadu or any other equivalently recognised Diploma can directly admitted to 2nd year
Distance BBAApplicants must have passed the Higher Secondary Education (+2) or Equivalent examination recognised by TamilNadu government or any other state board. Or Applicants who have completed 12 or 13 years of education in India or Abroad are also considered, subject to approval by university authorities. Or Applicants who have completed (10+3) Diploma recognised by DOTE Tamil Nadu or any other equivalently recognised Diploma can directly admitted to 2nd year
Distance BScApplicants must have passed the Higher Secondary Education (+2) or Equivalent examination recognised by TamilNadu government or any other state board. Or Applicants who have completed 12 or 13 years of education in India or Abroad are also considered, subject to approval by university authorities
Distance BCAApplicants must have passed the Higher Secondary Education (+2) or Equivalent examination recognised by TamilNadu government or any other state board. Or Applicants who have completed 12 or 13 years of education in India or Abroad are also considered, subject to approval by university authorities Or Applicants who have completed (10+3) Diploma in computer or related fields / Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication recognised by DOTE Tamil Nadu or any other equivalently recognised Diploma can directly admitted to 2nd year
Distance BFAApplicants must have passed the Higher Secondary Education (+2) or Equivalent examination recognised by TamilNadu government or any other state board. Or Applicants who have completed 12 or 13 years of education in India or Abroad are also considered, subject to approval by university authorities Or Applicants who have completed (10+3) Diploma in Music recognised by authorities of University of Madras can directly admitted to 2nd year
Distance MAEligibility Varies with Specialisation
Distance MComApplicants who have completed B.Com degree / B.A. Industrial Organization / BBA/(or) BA Economics (or) B.Sc. Mathematics / Computer Science/ BCA with any two core paper offered in the B. Com degree.
Distance MScEligibility Varies with Specialisation
Distance MFAApplicants who have completed either a B.A Degree (Indian Music) or B.Music Degree from this University, or equivalent, along with specific qualifications in Music such as Karnatic Music Certificate Course or recognized music examinations. Additional qualifications like Teacher's Training Certificate in Music or Diplomas from recognized institutions are also accepted.
Distance Diploma ProgrammeEligibility Varies with Specialisations
Distance Certificate ProgrammeEligibility Varies with Specialisations

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Admission Process

The admissions process takes place in online mode. Fresh admission starts from the month of January of every year. There are direct admissions, no entrance exam is conducted for the admission process.The addmission procedure 2024 for the online course at Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras is as follow:

STEP 1
Complete the application form given on the official website
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Upload the required documents for verification
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Pay the admission fee
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Once the verification is completed, admission will be provided.

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The University has established a credible educational status
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UGC-DEB Recognised Degrees
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Professional Education with Practical Learning
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Social immersion projects and industry projects
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Seasoned faculty with rich industry experience
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Online Study & Examination Mode

Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras conducts classes and exams in Offline mode that are remotely proctored through their enhanced digital learning platform.

Highlights

Flexible Learning
Alumni Networking
64 Learners Support Centres
Self-Learning e-Materials Including Video Lectures

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