Bharathiar University Distance Education MBA Admission 2020: Fees, Application Form, Eligibility

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Bharathiar University is a State University that conducts education in regular as well as distance mode. School of Distance Education was established in the year 1991-92 and today it has 270 spot admission cum learning centers across India. 

Admissions are done directly after conducting Personal Contact Programmes or PCP at selected centers of University. 

  • BU-SDE conducts 2 years MBA course in 27 specializations and also offers General MBA to eligible students.
  • Eligible students need to get enrolled in respective learning centres and selected candidates will be called for PCP at Coimbatore
  • Admissions will be granted provisionally to those who send the form on time. However, the final admission only after document verification.
  • For re-admission and lateral entry admission, additional fee of INR 650 and INR 1300 respectively is applicable.

Application forms and prospectus are issued and accepted round the year and admissions are done throughout the year as per the University specifications. 

Applications received between June and December are admitted to the academic year batch while those received between January and May will be admitted to the calendar year batch.

No kind of entrance exam is done for MBA admissions in distance mode. Admissions are done directly either on campus or via means of learning centers.

CourseAdmission Link
MBA/PGDM Admission Link

Important Dates

Event NameDates
Issue of application formMay 2020
Last date of submitting formJuly 15 2020
Last date for payment of 1st instalment feesNovember 30, 2020

Bharathiar University MBA Admission 2020

Bharathiar University School of Distance Education conducts MBA Professional degree course. The program is offered in the following specializations:

GeneralInvestment ManagementInternational BusinessShipping and Port Management
Finance ManagementTourism and Hotel ManagementHR ManagementAirline and Airport Management
Hospital ManagementRetail ManagementFinancial ServicesAviation Management
Export ManagementInformation System ManagementEntrepreneurshipTechnology Management
Project ManagementServices ManagementMarketing ManagementHealth Care Management
Shipping and Logistics ManagementLogistics and Supply Chain ManagementCustomer Relationship ManagementCosting and Financial Management
Disaster ManagementBanking and Finance ManagementEvent ManagementMaterial Management

MBA details are specified in the table below:

Duration2 years
TypeDistance Mode
Number of Specialisations27
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduation or equivalent
Basic Selection CriteriaOn merit basis

Bharathiar University SDE MBA Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must have passed Graduation or equivalent under 11+1+3/10+2+3/10+3+3 system from a recognized Board/University.

There is no upper age limit for application.

Bharathiar University SDE MBA Selection Criteria

  • Candidates need to submit either online or offline application form within the given time
  • Candidates are admitted on merit basis in the qualifying examination
  • There is no kind of entrance exam required for admission

Check BU SDE Courses & Fees

Bharathiar University SDE MBA Admission Fee Structure

Fee should be remitted by means of DD or bank challan only. It is non-refundable under any circumstances. The enrolment number and name of the candidate must be written on reverse side of the demand draft. For late payment, additional charge is INR 300 per instalment is to be made.

Lateral entry feeINR 2500
Direct admissionINR 1300
Re-admission feeINR 650
Change of specialisationINR 1200

Differently disabled students are offered 100% tuition fee exemption. There is 10% fee waiver for women candidates without any other concessions availed.

How to Apply for BU SDE?

For obtaining application form

  • Application form and Prospectus can be either obtained in person or by postal means
  • The application fee is INR 150 (INR 200 in case of postal means) which can be paid as DD or as a bank challan at Bank of India, University branch only
  • The duly filled application form along with the postal receipt enclose a DD of INR 200 along with a self-addressed envelope of size 30X24 cm sent to the Director, SDE, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Application form can also be downloaded from the official website and application fee will be added with the course fee

For Registration and provisional admission

  • Submit the duly filled application form with attachments either in personal or by post to the above address
  • The form can be submitted at learning centres as well

Documents required at the time of registration

  • DD for 1st instalment for full fee in favour of The Director, SDE, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore. If the form is downloaded from website, addition DD of 150 is also required
  • Attested Xerox copies of educational documents
  • Recent passport size photo of size 4.5 cm X 3.5 cm pasted in the space provided
  • For foreign candidates, equivalent certificate from Association of Indian Universities is mandatory along with address proof, Attested copy of passport, authentication letter from embassy
  • Reservation claim certificate, if applicable


Ques. Is the MBA course here approved?

Ans. Yes, MBA at Bharathiar University is approved by The Distance Education Bureau or DEB, New Delhi for its conduct in both regular as well as distance mode. The details are available on the official website of the University.

Ques. Is there a facility for scholarships in distance mode as well?

Ans. Yes, the University grants certain concessions in fee as well as scholarships to SC/ST category of students. However, eligible candidates are required to remit fees at the time of admission, it will subsequently be refunded when the scholarship is granted by the concerned authorities. Application form for scholarship must be submitted within a month of admission.

Ques. What about working scenario after MBA in distance mode?

Ans. There is no difference applicable to job considering the academics of the students are good. After completing the course, candidates can get their certificates which will be acceptable for private or any government organization jobs.

Ques. How to reach the University for details on admission?

Ans. The University in person can be reached at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Alternatively one can visit the official website which contains necessary data as well. Students can contact the MBA section at 0422-2428206

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



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