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Madras University Distance UG & PG Courses Admission 2019: Important Dates, Application Process

Updated On - December 12th 2018

Madras University invites students to join their Distance Learning Programs which are available for the Academic Session (June to May) as well as for Calendar Year Session (January to December). University of Madras, Institute of Distance Education (UNOM IDE) offers various UG & PG programmes in distance mode. The Undergraduate programs are for a minimum of 3 years and Postgraduate programs for 2 years.

  • The University offers admission to the Undergraduate Programs to the candidates having passed 10+2.
  • Minimum Eligibility to apply for Post Graduate Programs is having passed Graduation in relevant stream from a recognised University.
  • Admissions to the UG and PG courses are purely merit based.

For more details, check Madras University Distance Education Admission.

Madras University Distance Education Results are announced through its official website. To check the Results, click Madras University Distance Education Results.

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  • Mode of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    01st Mar, 2019 - 31st Mar, 2019


Important Dates

BA , B.Com , B.Sc , BBA/BBM & BCA
STATUSEVENTDATE
Last Date for receipt of filled-in application form (Academic Year) 31st Mar, 2019

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 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.

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


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


121 Comments
raj surya

Is MSC Computer Science (or) MBA HR - Distance education available? And when is the last date for admission?

13 Dec, 2018 17:38
Akansha Expert

Hi Raj, This University does offer MBA in HR Course and MSc in Computer Science is not offered and for getting Admission dates please check the official website.

13 Dec, 2018 18:18
Surendher Emrose

Hi ,when is the last date for applying M.sc degree for the academic yr jan to Dec 19.

10 Dec, 2018 22:56
Akansha Expert

Hi Surendher, You may check the official website you will get the detail about the Admission dates of Madras Open University.

11 Dec, 2018 13:13
Diksha Sf

Do Madras University distance education provide B.Com ( Hons ) course ??

06 Nov, 2018 17:03
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Diksha, No, the University of Madras, Institute of Distance Education does not offer B.Com (Hons.) course.

15 Dec, 2018 15:50
P KAMALRAJ

hi Sir/Mam, My name is Kamalraj.I like to join Madras university for MBA logistics and supply chain when is the last day for Application form for Calendar year 2019

05 Nov, 2018 16:01
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Kamalraj, The dates for application form are given below:

Event

Date

Last Date for receipt of filled-in application form (Academic Year)

October 20, 2019

Last Date for receipt of filled-in application form (Calender Year)

March 31, 2019

 

13 Dec, 2018 14:53
Tamilarasan mohan

Hello.. May I know the certificates to be submitted for applying M.com course in IDE

28 Oct, 2018 17:08
Akansha Expert

Hi Mohan, You may please visit to the university to get the information about the certification process.

30 Oct, 2018 15:30
Amrutha v.n

Dates for the Bsc psychology 1st yr examination in December haven't been updated in the website ....Will you let me know

27 Oct, 2018 11:26
Akansha Expert

Hi Amrutha, Sorry you need to visit the university to get the information about the Exams.

31 Oct, 2018 16:26
Sabari

Is MBa business analyst course available?

24 Oct, 2018 07:13
Akansha Expert

Hi Sabari, No this University does not offer MBA in Analyst Course.

24 Oct, 2018 12:29
Kiran boban

Im a bcom finance graduate am i eligible for mcom admission in madras university

23 Oct, 2018 20:44
Akansha Expert

Hi Kiran, Yes You are eligible for M Com Course as Selection will be done on first cum first serve basis with respect to the number of available seats.

24 Oct, 2018 11:41
Vidya

Hi, I need to know the procedure for MBA correspondence admission and also the last date for both online and offline mode.

23 Oct, 2018 14:11
Akansha Expert

Hi Vidya, You may check the official website you will get the detail about the Admission dates or Procedure for MBA Course in this Madras Open University.

23 Oct, 2018 14:26
Sugi Nagendran.

Hai mam. I. Paid the fees and got i'd card. Still they didn't issue books for m. Com.. When they will issue the books mam.

11 Dec, 2018 09:51
Akansha Expert

Hi Sugi, You need to visit the university regional centre for the information about the book, as well as you can contact to them.

11 Dec, 2018 10:40
Chitra Karthikeyan

Hai, This is sowndharya, I have completed B.Litt.( Tamil ) in University of Madras - Distance education. Now I wants to do M.A Tamil Litt. At present I have my statement of marks ( Original ). But I don't have Provisional pass certificate original with me . I have the Xerox copy of that. Can I able to M.A. Tamil for the academic year? kindly reply

19 Oct, 2018 23:39
Akansha Expert

Hi Chitra, You may please contact to the University for getting the relevant information.

20 Oct, 2018 16:49
Chitra Karthikeyan

Thank you

25 Oct, 2018 22:10

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