Annamalai University Distance Education (DDE) UG & PG Admission 2020: Eligibility, Dates, Fees, Application Form

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Annamalai University, Directorate of Distance Education (AUDDE) is one of the largest public residential university with 10 faculties and 49 departments of study. The University offers admission to the various UG, PG, PG diploma, 1-year diploma, B.Ed and grade certificate dance and music programs through Distance learning mode. Check, Annamalai University Distance Education (AUDDE) Course and Fees.

Candidates applying to programs offered by AUDDE can fill the application forms available at the university website, They can obtain it in person / through post from the university office. Along with the completed application, the candidate should also submit the registration fee of Rs. 290/- through Demand Draft in favour of DDE, Annamalai University and payable at Chidambaram. 

Completed applications, along with the processing fee, should reach the university office on or before the due date. Final selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of their qualifying degree merit. Also Read: Annamalai University Distance Education (AUDDE) Admission

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Eligibility Criteria

B.A.TamilCandidate should have passed 12th /intermediate or equivalent qualification in relevant subject from a recognized board.
Functional Tamil
English & Communication
Economics (E.M. & T.M.)
History and Heritage Management (E.M. & T.M.)
Sociology (E.M. & T.M.)
Human Rights (E.M. & T.M.)
Social Welfare Administration (E.M. & T.M.)
Political Science (E.M. & T.M.)
Public Administration (E.M. & T.M.)
Social and Civic Studies (E.M. & T.M.)
Population Studies (E.M. & T.M.)
Social Work (E.M.)
Bachelor of Rural Management (E.M. & T.M.)-
B.Litt. (Tamil)-
BBAE.M. & T.M.
Computer Applications (E.M.)
B.ComE.M. & T.M.
Computer Application (E.M.)
Business Studies (E.M)
International Business (E.M)
Accounting and Finance (E.M. & T.M.)
Marketing Management) (E.M. & T.M.)
Mathematics with Computer Applications
Computer Science
Visual Communications
B.Ed.-Candidate should possess UG/PG degree or both with minimum 55% and 50% for SC/ST marks from an affiliated university/ Institute.

Admission Process

There are a total of three ways to get admission in Annamalai University Distance Education (AUDDE) which are illustrated one by one here:

  1. Spot Selection: For those who live near to any one of the Annamalai University’s study center, spot selection is the best option for getting admission to the university. Selection for direct admissions is done on the basis of availability of seats which is decided at the study centers itself. However, it is not applicable to lateral entry.
  2. Admission Through Post:  In case the applicant does not live nearby any Annamalais study center, in that case, candidates may send the duly filled application form through post at the address mentioned in the prospectus of the university. Along with the application form, the student has to send following documents (xerox copy):- Certificates of minimum required qualification, transfer/migration certificate and stamp-size photograph. Here, students have to note that demand draft and original certificates are not to be sent enclosed with the application form. 
  3. Admission Procedure for Lateral Entry Programs:  Candidates aspiring admission in second or third year have to produce the proof that he/she has successfully completed the previous year’s program from another recognized university in the same discipline with minimum 3/4th of syllabi common to Annamalai’s. The university has asked candidates to enclose their transfer certificate, original mark sheet, migration certificate, an attested photocopy of the syllabus that he/she had studied, as well as evidence of his Date of Birth along with the filled in application form.

How to Apply

  • Candidates seeking admission in distance learning programs of Annamalai University may register online at the official website of the Annamalai University DDE.
  • Applications forms can also be obtained from the University office by post or in person.
  • Along with completed applications, the candidate should also submit the registration fee through Demand Draft in favour of DDE, Annamalai University and payable at Chidambaram


Candidate should attach the following certificates along with completed applications:    

  1. Mark list/Grade Certificates of the qualifying examination
  2. Provisional/Degree Certificate of the qualifying examination
  3. Passport size photograph should be affixed in the application at the appropriate space
  4. Community Certificate for BC/BCM/MBC/DNC/SC/SCA/ST
  5. Proof of Date of Birth
  6. Transfer and Conduct/Migration Certificate
  7. Certificate of extracurricular activities

Reservation Criteria

 5% of seats are reserved for differently abled candidates. 

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



nikhil s

When is the last date for taking admission for mathematics lateral entry-3 program distance education 2020??

12 Feb, 2020 11:50
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nikhil, admission process for this course is expected to start in April, 2020.

13 Feb, 2020 10:56
Yesodhara Sprasad

When is the lmdate for taking admission for MBA program distance education 2020??

05 Feb, 2020 17:10
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Yesodhara, the university has not announced the last date to apply for admission. Thus, students are advised to register as soon as possible. You can register online on the official website from here: AUDDE Application Form

06 Feb, 2020 10:07
Mahi Karthi

Are Annamalai university distance education mode courses not approved by UGC? Plz reply me .. plz immediately reply me anyone

31 Jan, 2020 19:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mahi, Aannamalai University Distance Education is approved by UGC.

01 Feb, 2020 18:06

hi i am study BE but i cannot finished the degree because of arrears paper. so i want to degree in BA , if its possible. in case possible, what are the steps i can followed to joined in our university.

19 Jan, 2020 10:10
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ajay, yes, you can apply for admission in this course. You can apply for admission following the steps mentioned below:

  • Candidates can apply for admission in offline mode only.
  • Applications forms can also be obtained from the University office by post or in person.
  • Along with completed applications, the candidate should also submit the registration fee through Demand Draft in favour of DDE, Annamalai University and payable at Chidambaram

21 Jan, 2020 15:44
Soumya p

Hi iam soumya there is sanskrit b ed?

07 Dec, 2019 08:07
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Soumya, B.Ed in Sanskrit is not available in this university.

09 Dec, 2019 17:40
Monu Thakur

i have completed 12 with physics chemistry and maths am i eligible for bsc psychology or not

30 Nov, 2019 16:23
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Monu, yes, you are eligible for admission in this course.

30 Nov, 2019 16:29
Monu Thakur

thank you mam

30 Nov, 2019 17:31

When is the last date for taking admission for MBA program?

27 Nov, 2019 23:34
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Santhosh, Nov 22, 2019 (tentatively) was the last date to apply for admission in this course.

28 Nov, 2019 13:25
Tom Ravi

I have pursued BSc Multimedia from Sikkim Manipal Univerity in 2006 with 83 % marks. I have 10 years of experience in Software Engineering. I want to enroll for MSc CS/IT but I wanted to know whether I am eligible for lateral entry for the same or not?

18 Nov, 2019 16:43
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ravi, yes, you are eligible for this course. However, admission will be done on the basis of marks scored in qualifying examination i.e. graduation degree. Admission through lateral entry will not be provided. You will have to take admission in first year following the general admission process.

18 Nov, 2019 16:55
shivani velpula

Hi! I am from Hyderabad and pursuing BBA final year and after that i wanna do job and I want to do my mba in distance education by annamalai university Plz can you suggest me

18 Nov, 2019 16:35
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shivani, you can check Admission Procedure of the concerned course in the university from here.

18 Nov, 2019 17:42
bagavathi rani

i want to a[[ly for co operative courses in DDE.please tell me the course details and the process to apply

17 Nov, 2019 21:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Bhagvathi, you can check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course (if available) in DDE from here.

18 Nov, 2019 12:23

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