School of Distance Education of University of Calicut offers a total of 26 programmes, 14 of which are UG courses while 12 are PG courses. Under UG courses, BBA, BA courses, B.Com and B.Sc are offered and under PG courses, courses like MA, M.Com and M.Sc are offered. The Institute also offers MBA apart from these courses. 8 BA courses and 2 B.Com courses are also offered as open stream courses.
Calicut University Distance Education Centre known as School of Distance Education, Calicut University started functioning in the year 1981-82. Today, it is considered as one of the major distance education providers. The University is recognised by University Grants Commission of India (UGC).
|Name of Institute||SDE, University of Calicut|
|Institute Type||Government University|
|Basic Admission Criteria||UG Courses: 10+2|
|PG Courses: UG in related field|
|MBA: Any UG degree with min 50% marks|
|BBA||₹4,925 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BA||₹3,160 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.A||₹2,995 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Com||₹3,380 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.Com||₹3,550 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Sc||₹3,380 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.Sc||₹2,995 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|Commencement for Online Registration for UG & PG||10 Aug - 31 Aug, 2020|
|Last date to submit application (with fine of INR 100)||10 Sep, 2020|
The undergraduate programs offered by Calicut University include BA, B.Com, BBA, and B.Sc programs. The particulars including eligibility, duration of the program and selection process are as given in the table below:
|BA||English||3 years||Candidates must have passed HSE (10+2) from Kerala State Board or any other equivalent examination.||Merit Based|
|Arabic||Candidates must have passed secondary examination (10th) or any other equivalent examination with Arabic as a subject|
|B.Sc||Mathematics||3 years||Candidate must have passed HSE (10+2) from Kerala State Board or any other equivalent examination with Mathematics as a subject|
|B.Com||-||3 years||Candidates must have passed HSE(10+2) with at least one commerce subject.|
|BBA||-||3 Years||A 10+2 passing certificate|
Calicut University provides admission to eligible candidates to the MBA program. The eligibility for an MBA degree is a bachelor’s degree in any field. The course highlights are as follows:
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||UG degree in any field|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Entrance based- CUMAT|
For MBA, any candidate with a UG degree in any field with at least 50% marks is required. Those who are eligible must appear for the entrance exam.
To be eligible for the MBA program, candidates must appear for CUMAT i.e Calicut University Management Aptitude Test and are given admission on the basis of marks scored in the same.
The postgraduate programs offered by Calicut University include MA, M.Com, MBA, and M.Sc programs. The particulars including eligibility, duration of the program and selection process are as given in the table below:
|MA||English||2 years||Candidates must have passed completed graduation. (B.A)||Merit Based|
|M.Sc||Mathematics||2 years||Candidate must have completed graduation. (B.Sc)||Merit Based|
|M.Com||2 years||Candidates must have completed Graduation. (B.Com/BBA)||Merit Based|
To apply for any UG course or PG course Calicut University Distance Education, candidates need to apply online on their website. Then submit the printout of the filled application form at the college with enclosing required documents. The steps are:
The Calicut University Distance Education Centre also provides candidates with an option of Spot Admission. For this, candidates can submit their applications along with all the required documents directly in SDE. They should remit ₹60/- as spot admission fees. The original certificates of these candidates will be returned on the same day after verification.
Students belonging to SC/ST/OEC are exempted from the payment of tuition fees and examination fees only if they are not employed in Govt., Quasi Govt., or Public Services. These students need to submit their duly required documents with the application form at the time of admission to avail concession fees.
Visually Challenged candidates are also exempted from the payment of all types of special fees and examination fees on submission of medical certificate.
Ques. What are the courses offered as Open Stream Courses?
Ques. Does Calicut University Distance Education provides study material?
Online- You can find the pdfs of study material on the School of Distance Education website- http://sdeuoc.ac.in/, Under Student Zone -> Study Material option. From there you can select your course and subject for which you want your study material.
Offline- You can find the copies of study material at the Learners Support Centers.
Ques. Can we select the examination centre of our preference for exams?
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College