Annamalai University is one of Asia's largest public residential universities located in India, housing 10 faculties and 49 departments of study. The university offers various regular undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in multiple specializations.
Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Annamalai University also provides more than 500 courses through distance learning mode. With numerous study centres, information centres & computer training centres spread across India and and several overseas centres around the globe, Annamalai University DDE is the largest enrollment in India.
Only candidates with the relevant qualifying degree can apply for the courses offered by the university. Admission to the programmes is done on the basis of qualifying degree merit. Students seeking admission to the university courses can register online/offline themselves through the official university website.
Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University is comprised of 20 wings/ faculties which offer Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) programmes in the following streams:
The following table various courses offered under different wings of Annamalai University Distance Education:
|Wing Name||Courses Offered|
|English||BA, MA, Diploma, PG Diploma|
|Commerce||BBA, B.Com, M.Com, Diploma|
|Sociology||BA, MA, MSW, MLM, PG Diploma|
|Political Science & Public Administration||BA, MA, Diploma, PG Diploma|
|Library & Information Science||BLIS, MLIS|
|Population Studies||BA, MA, Diploma|
|Law||BBL, BAL, BGL, LLM, Diploma, PG Diploma|
|Management||BBA, MBA, MA, Diploma, PG Diploma|
|Education||B.Ed, PG Diploma|
|Tamil||BA, B.Lit, MA, Diploma|
|Psychology||BSc, MSc, PG Diploma|
|Engineering||Diploma, PG Diploma|
|Computer Science||BCA, BSc, MSc, MCA, Diploma, PG Diploma|
Note: Students can obtain the assignment questions along with the guidelines for project work from the “Academic Activities” section at the university website.
Online Registration: Candidates can register for distance programmes through the online application process available at the official website of the Annamalai University DDE.
Offline Registration: Candidates applying for education through distance learning mode in the Annamalai University can obtain the application forms in person / through post from the university office. Along with completed applications, candidate should also submit the registration fee through Demand Draft in favour of DDE, Annamalai University and payable at Chidambaram
Read more about the eligibility criteria and selection process regarding Annamalai University DDE UG and PG Admissions
Controller of Examinations
Annamalainagar – 608 002
Note: The university also has partnered with several institutions for imparting quality education through distance learning. Click here for the list of twinning institutions