Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) BBA & MBA Admission 2020: Courses, Dates, Result

TNOU has offered Post Graduate course in different specializations especially for students belongs to Tamil Nadu & Puducherry. MBA Programme in online mode in IT Enable Financial Services is also offered by TNOU in collaboration with Global Talent Track Pvt. Ltd, Pune.

School of Management Studies (SOMS) under TNOU offers industry specific management programmes in various specializations through distance mode. The motive of these programmes is to deliver management education in different field so that it can be applied in multiple growth sectors.

TNOU offers BBA, MBA & B. Sc. (Catering & Hotel Administration) courses in various fields & PG Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT). The University has different teaching & learning methodology apart from conventional techniques of education. Here every student is an active participant because all communication has been performed through distance mode rather than face to face instruction delivery as in case of regular mode of education. Students can opt any session for admission as per their convenience i.e. Academic year (June-July) & Calendar year (December-January). Check TNOU Admission 

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    How to Apply for BBA/MBA B.Sc Hospitality & Hotel Administration Courses

    Students can obtain the application form from:

    • University’s sales counters on payment of INR 500 as cash.
    • Or from study or Zonal centres on payment of INR 500 as cash.
    • Students can also obtain the Application form through post by sending a Demand Draft of INR 550 drawn in favor of “ Tamil Nadu Open University” payable at Chennai issued by any nationalized or scheduled bank to

    The Deputy Registrar

    MPDD TNOU, 577,

    Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai– 600 015

    Note: Application form along with the prospectus will be sent only through ordinary post from the University.

    • Before filling the application form students are advised to go through the OMR application form instructions first.
    • Students must fill the application form & pay the requisite amount of fee in community college only with respect to the programme applied. Fee is required to be paid in the University only.
    • Students can remit the fee in any State Bank or Indian Bank branch by using the photocopy of the fee remittance challan enclosed with the prospectus. The respective bank will keep the bank copy of challan & return the TNOU & student copy of the challan to the student. Student is required to enclose the TNOU copy of the challan with application form & send it to the University’s address or to the respective study centre.
    • Students will have to apply two months before the commencement of sessions whether it is for Academic or Calendar year.
    • Those students who will not be able to apply for the management courses within the prescribed time limit, will have to pay extra INR 50 as part of late fee.
    • Application form along with provisional certificates & Examination fee must be sent to:

    The Controller of Examination

    Tamil Nadu Open University

    DOTE Campus, Guindy, Chennai 600 025

    Note: Aspiring students must note that application form fee in required to be paid in TNOU through DD or challan & course fee is required to be paid in the respective study centres.

    Eligibility Criteria for BBA/MBA & B.Sc Hospitality & Hotel Administration Courses


    • Computer Applications
    • Marketing Management
    • Retail Management


    • Students must have passed 10+2 (HSC) or equivalent from a recognized university.
    • Students must have passed PUC or TNOU Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP).
    • Students with Diploma or 11th+ 2 Years of TTC or 10th +2 Years ITI are also eligible to apply.

    Admission Process for BBA/MBA & B.Sc Hospitality & Hotel Administration Courses

    • TNOU has established a fixed number of study centres within Tamil Nadu state to assist students for whole admission procedure & learning activities.
    • To coordinate the activities among Study centres & University, separate zonal centres also have been established. These zonal centres act as a link between the two.
    • After obtaining the application form at the desired study centre, authorities shall issue the acknowledgement card to the student & the Zonal centres will send the documents after scrutiny to the Admission wing of the university. University will first confirm the information provided by the student & will issue the ID card.
    • If a student has not opted for any study centre then university will allot the nearest location to the student according to his/her address.
    • Statement of marks will be sent to all students whatever they have scored in the written test & provisional certificate will be sent to the successful candidates of the test.
    • Students can also claim for re-totaling & re-evaluation of the test provided they have to pay the requisite amount of fee within 21 days of declaration of result through DD or challan.
    1. Re-evaluation:  INR 400 per course/paper
    2. Re-totaling:       INR 100 per course/paper
    3. Photo Copy:      INR 250 per course/paper

    Scholarship Details:

    SC/ST students, if not employed in any organization/firm or institute but want to pursue distance education especially in  formal disciplines are eligible for reimbursement of the non-refundable fees provided the annual income of their parents does not exceed INR 1,00,000/.

    These students can obtain the scholarship form from the Offices of Adi Dravidar/Tribal Welfare Department of TNOU. Important information required to be furnished from candidate’s side are:

    1. Applicant’s Savings Bank Account No.
    2. Name of the Bank & Branch

    Scholarship form with all details is required to be sent to the Director, SSSD, TNOU.

    Note: Initially, you have to pay the tuition fee after due scrutiny the applications for scholarships will be forwarded to the respective Government Departments for sanction of the scholarships.

    Differently -abled students pursuing a Programme at the University are eligible for tuition fee exemption. The candidate shall apply in the prescribed application Form, for admission along with the challans for INR 300/- enclosing a copy of the disability certificate.

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




    Hi is now admission open for All courses

    19 Oct, 2019 06:05
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nithya, yes, you can apply for admission in the concerned course from here: TNOU 2020 Admission Form

    13 Nov, 2019 14:57
    Seeni mohamed

    Hi, I'm Seeni Mohamed. What is the procedure for applay in BBA distance education.

    08 Oct, 2018 12:24
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Seeni, As you can check the mentioned above the admission procedure or you can check the official website for getting more information i.e.

    08 Oct, 2018 14:56

    Hi, I have completed B.C.A, I need to process MBA Financial Managament what is the procedure for admission

    04 Jun, 2018 15:14
    Akansha Expert

    Hii Saravanan, you will get the information about Admission procedure is mentioned above, for more information please visit the official website of this university i.e.

    04 Jun, 2018 16:48
    Shaik imran a

    I have completed b. Com general I need to proceed with MBA

    22 May, 2018 08:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Shaik, The last date for application is on 30th October, 2018. So You can apply for MBA Course.

    22 May, 2018 12:08

    Hi i am completed diploma in civil engineering first class is there any possible to do ug

    20 Apr, 2018 17:00
    Vaishali Chauhan

    Hi Elavariasi M, Please check the link for detailed information about TNOU Courses and Eligibility.

    09 May, 2018 17:32
    Mohamed ashik

    I have interested 10th pass with DEEE dis cntinue Pls contact me 9629059218

    20 Sep, 2017 11:29
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Mohamed, If You have any query regarding DEEE, please contact the admission desk of TNOU 044-24306600, 24306767

    20 Sep, 2017 13:03

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