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Madras University Distance UG & PG Courses Admission 2018

Updated On - April 26th 2018

Madras University invites students to join their Distance Learning Programs which are available throughout the year for the Academic Session(June to May) as well as for Calendar Year Session(January to December).

In south India, Madras University’s Institute of Distance Education (UNOM IDE) is very famous for its various UG & PG programmes in distance mode & teaching methodologies. University strives to bring excellence in every possible manner by providing printed study material. Study centres located all over India are performing this task very well with due responsibility.

University of Madras-Institute of Distance Education  

The Institute of Distance Education at present offers 97 Degree Programs: Undergraduate 27, Postgraduate 21, Professional 18, Diploma 21, and Certificate 10. Professional and job oriented programs are now offered in collaboration with the different relevant industries time to time.

  • Mode of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    27th Jul, 2018 - 16th Aug, 2018


Important Dates

BA , B.Com , B.Sc , BBA/BBM & BCA
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration for UG Courses (Academic Year) 27th Jul, 2016
Registration for UG Courses (Calendar Year) 16th Feb, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

BA , B.Sc & B.Com

Students must have passed 10th Standard and Three Year Diploma Course in Music recognized by the authorities, University of Madras.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Tamil Literature) , Bachelor of Animation and Multimedia Technology & Bachelor of Music

Students must have passed 10th Standard and Three Year Diploma Course in Music recognized by the authorities, University of Madras.

BBA/BBM & BCA

The Admission is open to any student who has passed any of the following exams:

  • The Pre-University Examination conducted previously by the University of Madras or any other University accepted as equivalent.
  • The Higher Secondary Examination or equivalent exam will be considered.
  • The Senior School Certificate Examination [XII Standard] conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education in not less than 5 subjects of which ENGLISH shall be one.
  • The Indian School Certificate Examination conducted by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination in not less than 5 subjects of which ENGLISH shall be one.
  • Students must have passed Plus two examinations of the National Open School, New Delhi.
  • Pre-Technical Examination conducted after 11 years of study by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Chennai.
  • Students must have passed Intermediate Examination [2 years] of Andhra Pradesh, Pre-Degree Examination [2 Years] of Kerala and Pre-University Examination [2 Years] of Karnataka under the 10+2 pattern.
  • 12 or 13 years of education in any State in India or Abroad under 11+1 or 10+2 or 11+2 pattern
  •  Two Years Foundation Course Examination of Annamalai and Madurai Kamaraj Universities
  •  Three Year Diploma Examinations conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Chennai
  • Students qualified with G.C.E. [Advanced Level / Principal Level] with not less than 3 subjects in the ‘A’ Level with ENGLISH in the ‘O’ Level / SUBSIDIARY Level.
  • Students must have Diploma in Commercial Practice Certificate or Modern office practice.
  • Students must have Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering.
  • Candidates who have already undergone their First Year and Second Year Undergraduate Degree Courses and passed or discontinued their studies through the Institute of Distance Education.

Master of Arts [MA] (Christian Studies)

Students must have passed B.Th. or B.Ph. or B.A. Christian Studies or B.A. Indian Religion or B.A. Philosophy.

Master of Arts [MA] (Economics)

Students must have passed B.A. Economics or Corporate Secretaryship or B.Sc. Mathematics or Statistics or B.Com. or B.B.A. or B.B.M. or any Undergraduate Social Sciences Degree.

Master of Arts [MA] (English)

Students must have passed B.A. Degree Examination offering English as the Main Subject of study under Part-III Core Course or B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examinations under Part-I [or] Part-II Foundation Courses

Master of Arts [MA] (Hindi)

Students must have passed B.A. Degree Examination offering Hindi as the Main Subject of study under Part-III Core Course or B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examinations under Part-I [or] Part-II Foundation Courses

Master of Arts [MA] (History)

Students must have passed B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. Degree

Master of Arts [MA] (Human Rights and Duties Education)

Students must have passed Bachelor Degree in Arts, Science [or] Commerce

Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science)

Students must have passed B.A. Degree Examination of this University [REGULAR STREAM] with Political Science as the Main Subject of study or in any faculty [viz.] Arts, Science, Commerce, Languages, Law, Engineering

Master of Arts [MA] (Public Administration)

Students must have passed B.A. Degree Examination of this University [REGULAR STREAM] with Public Administration as the Main Subject of study or in any faculty [viz.] Arts, Science, Commerce, Languages, Law, Engineering

Master of Arts [MA] (Arabic)

Students must have passed B.A. Degree Examination offering Arabic as the Main Subject of study under Part-III Core Course or B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examinations under Part-I [or] Part-II Foundation Courses

Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil)

Students must have passed B.A. Degree Examination offering Tamil as the Main Subject of study under Part-III Core Course or B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examinations under Part-I [or] Part-II Foundation Courses or B.Lit. course.

Master of Arts [MA] (Urdu)

Any degree with Arabic/Persian and Urdu under Part-I Foundation Course or  any degree in Urdu Medium under Part-III subjects or  OT Degree/Diploma

Master of Arts [MA] (Vaishnavism)

B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com., or any other Bachelor Degree or any Oriental Title (like Siromani or Vidvan or Pulavar) or B.Lit., (Tamil) or any Professional Degree like B.E. / B.Tech. / M.B.B.S.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Counselling Psychology)

Students must have passed B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examination with Psychology as Main Subject.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Geography)

B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examination of this University with Geography as the main subject of study

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Information Security and Cyber Forensics)

Degree in Computer Science / Computer Applications, Information Technology / Any other equivalent Degree in Information Technology and Computer Science.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics)

B.Sc. (Regular Stream (10 + 2 + 3) Pattern) Degree Examination in Mathematics or B.Sc. Applied Sciences

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Psychology)

B.A. / B.Sc. Degree Examination with Psychology as the Main Subject of study (Regular Stream (10 + 2 + 3) Pattern) or Graduate in any degree.

University of Madras-Institute of Distance Education, Information Brochure for UG Courses 
University of Madras-Institute of Distance Education, Information Brochure for PG Courses 

M.Com

B.Com. Commerce, Bank Management, Co-operation, Corporate Secretaryship, Computer Applications, B.A. Industrial Organization, Co-operation, B.B.A., B.B.M., B.C.S. and B.Sc. Mathematics [or] B.A. Economics [or] B.Sc. Computer Science [or] B.C.A. with any two Core–Main papers offered in the B.Com. Degree Course.

Master of Music

B. Music [or] B.A. Indian Music [or] B.A. [or] B.Sc. with any subject as one of the main subjects [or] any other Degree.

MCA

B.C.A. / B.E.S. / B.Sc. in Computer Science / Mathematics / Physics / Statistics / Applied Sciences, or B.Com / Bachelor of Bank Management / B.B.A. / B.L.M. / B.A. Corporate Secretaryship / B.A. Economics / any other Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Business Mathematics and Statistics or Mathematics / Statistics in Main / Allied level, or B.Sc. Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as allied subject, or B.E. / B.Tech / M.B.A., or A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Mathematics as one of the subject at the Higher Secondary level.

Master of Science [M.Sc.] (Information Technology)

Any Bachelor’s degree of not less than three years duration under 10+2+3 pattern having studied Mathematics or Statistics or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics or Mathematical Physics as Main or Allied subject.


Application Process

BA , B.Sc & BMM

  • The students can collect the prospectus and application form from the Institute / Study Centers / Spot Admission Centers / Participatory Institutions / Twinning Program Centers for Rs. 100, or by post by sending a demand draft of Rs. 150 to The Director, IDE., University of Madras, or through the official website for by paying INR 200 through online payment.
  • Detach the Application Form, Computer Coding Sheet, and Address Slip from the prospectus.
  • The Application form must be accompanied by All the Original Certificates and the Registration Fee of Rs.100/- for UG, Rs.150/- for PG, Rs.400 for M.B.A. (Executive), and Rs. 1000 for Professional courses.
  • After filling the form carefully, students have to send the form along with the original certificated mentioned below:
  1. Transfer Certificate from the Head of the Institution where the applicant last studied
  2. Statement of Marks of the Qualifying examination
  3. Provisional Pass Certificate / Diploma Certificate
  4. Authenticated translation in English duly attested by a Gazetted Officer, if certificates are in a language other than ENGLISH / TAMIL
  5. Equivalence Certificate” issued by the Association of Indian Universities, for students who studied abroad
  6. One photograph each on  Application Form, Address Slip, and reverse side of the Coding Sheet
University of Madras-Institute of Distance Education, Application form for UG Courses 
University of Madras-Institute of Distance Education, Application form for PG Courses 


Admission Process

Selection will be done on first cum first serve basis with respect to the number of available seats. 

Admission centre has been set up by the Madras University at Institute of Distance Education (IDE) Building Chepauk. Students have to follow these steps to get admission.

  1. First of all you have to apply for distance courses through any of the three modes as mentioned in the application process.
  2. After submission of the application form, you can collect the token from admission desk.
  3. After that you have to submit the attested photocopies of marks sheet & original documents for verification. After verification originals will be returned to the student.
  4. Once your documents will be cross checked, a provisional admission letter will be issued.
  5. After obtaining the provisional letter, you have to visit to any branch of Indian Overseas Bank (OBC) or Indian Bank for submission of the balance fee.

You need to download the application form, fill all the required information & submit it online. Students can also visit to the spot centres located all over India for spot admissions.

Scholarships Available:

SC/ST students are eligible for reimbursement of fees and annual allowance of Rs. 500 for books.

Visually impaired or otherwise physically challenged candidates can avail themselves of the State Government Scholarship for the Disabled.

Notes:

  • All the courses of the Institute are offered to the residents of India and also to foreign countries as per the discretion of the authorities
  • Admission cannot be claimed as a matter of right and the Institute reserves the right of admission
  • The admission of the defaulters will automatically stand cancelled. They may, however, be readmitted to the same course on payment of  Rs. 500/- subject to approval by the authorities
  • Candidates are not permitted to remit the fees in installments.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

Comments

Comments


9 Comments
Paul George Achen

Respected sir I have passed Bachelor's degree in Divinity... please tell me how could I register for MA Christian Studies?

08 Jun, 2018 08:34
Akansha Expert

Hii George, As per basic norms admission criteria is based on Students must have passed B.Th. or B.Ph. or B.A. Christian Studies or B.A. Indian Religion or B.A. Philosophy. For more information please visit the official website of the university for Admission  

08 Jun, 2018 13:20
elakkiya u

I want Msc it application form in Madras university

04 Jun, 2018 13:34
Garima Bansal

Hi Elakkiya,The applications for the msc will starts from the 27th Jul, 2018 - 16th Aug, 2018 .you can collect the prospectus and application form from the Institute / Study Centers / Spot Admission Centers / Participatory Institutions / Twinning Program Centers for Rs. 100, or by post by sending a demand draft of Rs. 150 to The Director, IDE., University of Madras, or through the official website for by paying INR 200 through online payment.

15 Jun, 2018 14:44
Neha Parveen

Sir iam studying b.sc home science and I want to know that which course is suitable after completing my u.g course

04 Jun, 2018 12:44
Garima Bansal

Hi Neha, after completing the bsc home science you can go for the msc home science .The scope for the msc home science is given in this link:- Scope

15 Jun, 2018 12:39
Jeevitha a

I want to know about B.sc microbiology in this university

25 May, 2018 13:19
Garima Bansal

Hi Jeevitha, This course is not offered by the college

29 May, 2018 14:39
Manikandan

I want to know about Bsc forensic and BA criminology

22 May, 2018 14:34
Garima Bansal

Hi Mnaikandan , The Bsc forensic science course is not offered by this this university and for the information regrading ba criminology check this link:- Course details

24 May, 2018 13:14
Aruna Elangovan

I want to know about MA psychology course in madras University

20 May, 2018 15:21
Priya Sharma

Hi Aruna, for MA in Applied Psychology, Eligibility Criteria is given below:

Candidate should have passed Graduation and a bachelors degree obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification with a minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent.

Admission Guidelines: 

Admissions to all the postgraduate (PG) courses offered by Madras University is made on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the qualifying examination i.e marks scored in the final undergraduate examination.

For NRI/Foreign Nationals, the selection is based on the basis of marks obtained by them in their qualifying degree course.

For more information regarding admission process, click here Admission 2018.

22 May, 2018 15:38
Aruna Elangovan

I want to know about MA psychology course in madras University

20 May, 2018 14:17
Priya Sharma

Hi Aruna, to get information about this course, click here MA in Applied Psychology.

22 May, 2018 13:25
Ekjot Kaur minhas

Sir can I apply for bsc hons microbiology and on what basis I can get this course??

20 May, 2018 10:25
Garima Bansal

Hi Ekjot, Yes you can apply for the bsc hons microbiology ,Selection will be done on first cum first serve basis with respect to the number of available seats.

23 May, 2018 16:34
Jibamay Chowdhury

Sir, can I apply for bsc ( hons) nutrition and dietation courses , shreyoshee Chowdhury , kokrajhar Assam

11 May, 2018 09:46
Akansha Expert

Hi Jibamay, Yes you can apply for B.Sc course in this university as above mentioned the Admission procedure of this university may you please visit the procedure. for more information about admission you can visit the official website of the college.

11 May, 2018 15:51

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