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Andhra University, School of Distance Education, Visakhapatnam

Andhra University, School of Distance Education, Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh NAAC-A | Estd 1972 AU, Visakhapatnam distance education

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Updated On - February 16th 2018 by TISMAN KAUR

Andhra University, School of Distance Education is an organ of Andhra University that was started in 1972 and since then has been one of the pioneering institutions in the field of Higher Education. The ISO-certified Institute was Accredited Grade ‘A’ by NAAC. The Distance Education school has been striving to extend higher education to different sections of the society located in various geographical areas, particularly in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Students of this institution study the same syllabi/ subjects as that of the regular students of Andhra University. The School of Distance Education offers several programs in streams like Arts, Commerce, Science, Law, Management etc.

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Founded In


Type of Institute


Education Mode

Distance Education

Affiliated To

Andhra University

Recognized By

Distance Education Bureau (DEB) - UGC



How to Reach

23.6 from Vishakhapatnam Railway Station

15.8 Km from Vishakhapatnam Airport

AU SDE Courses and Admission

AU SDE Undergraduate Admission

Andhra University, School of Distance Education provides mainly three Undergraduate courses – B.A., B.Com. and B.Sc. Admission to these courses will be on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination. 

B.A./ B.Com.

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) program requires the candidate to pass Intermediate or Equivalent or pass B.A./ B.Com. Entrance exam conducted by the School of Distance Education.

B.Com. Customer Service Management

The B.Com. (Customer Service Management) program that is offered by the Distance School requires the students to pass 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized body.

AU SDE Postgraduate Admission

The School of Distance Education offers MA, M.Sc., M.Com. and LL.M programs in various specializations at the Postgraduate level. Admissions to these courses depend on the merit of the candidates in the concerned examination.

  • The M.Com. program requires the student to pass B.Com./ B.B.M or equivalent from a known body. Whereas, to apply to LL.M. program the student must be a B.L. or equivalent graduate.


The M.A. program is offered to the candidates in eleven specializations viz, English, Telugu, Hindi, History, Economics, Politics, Public Administration, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology and Music. The minimum eligibility to apply is Bachelors in the relevant discipline from a recognized University/ Institute.


The Institute offers five specializations under M.Sc. program namely, Mathematics, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Zoology and Physics. To apply to this program a candidate must be B.Sc. graduate from a recognized Institute.

AU SDE Professional Course Admission

The School of Distance Education offers normal MBA and Executive MBA with other courses namely, MCA, MHRM, MJMC, and B.Ed. The minimum eligibility to apply is Graduation in any relevant branch with minimum 50% marks. Admission to MBA and MCA will be on the basis of marks secured in AUCET or APICET entrance exam. Whereas, admission to other courses will be based on the merit in the qualifying exam.  

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s chaitanyaB.Sc (Computers)

ANDHRA UNIVERSITY is the Oldest,Greatest,Topmost University in Andhra Pradesh For Studying Anything.

Remarks -

Andhra University ( A U ) is Great University With Good Professors Located In Pleasant Atmosphere With Full greenery, Big Play Ground Cricket Ground , A Huge VS Krishna Library And Very Near to R.K Beach It is the the place of Knowledge HUB to Learn Many Things. That is why ( Andhra University ) is it the Number 1 university in Andhra Pradesh.

5/10food & accom
6/10social life
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Andhra University is a brand for students in Southern part of India lot of students studied here were in good position now it is a very old university with good faculty and environment.

6/10food & accom
10/10social life

Visakhapatnam - 530017
Andhra Pradesh , India

0891 - 2844142 , 2575745 , 2550223



Alwar Devika

I want to apply for M. Ed in distance course ..admissions details

04 May, 2018 17:56
Akansha Expert

Hi Devika, This college does not provide this course in distance or regular too. For more information please contact to the university no, 0891-2573441.

04 May, 2018 18:30

I want BEd in Hindi in AP

01 May, 2018 17:31
Akansha Expert

Hi Ramakrishna, To get the detail about the admission in B.Ed Hindi please go through this link :- B.Ed Admission procedure

01 May, 2018 18:10
jami hemalatha

i want to apply for MBA-HR

11 Oct, 2017 00:10
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Jami, If you want to apply for the MBA program please read the Eligibility Criteria & Admission Guidelines of MBA which is given below:

Eligibility Criteria?: You should have passed the Bachelor’s Degree other than BFA and BAOL of Andhra University or of any other University recognized by Andhra University as equivalent thereto with 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST/BC category, besides passing Intermediate or +2 exam with Maths as one of the subjects. If you have a professional qualification like BE / B.Tech / B.Pharm / Medicine / Law / CA/ ICWA / ACS / AMIE / AIETE etc., you are also eligible.
Admission Guidelines:
ICET or Entrance test conducted by Andhra University.

12 Oct, 2017 14:44
Subrat Kumar Senapati

B.ED is distance course or regular course and Andhra university bed certificate is valid in odisha or not for doing a teacher ship job under odisha government.

05 Sep, 2017 00:10
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Subrat, The B.Ed course provided by this university is in distance mode. For knowing about the B.Ed certificate of this university valid in Odisha, please contact 0891-2573441.

05 Sep, 2017 15:20

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