Alagappa University Distance Education Admissions 2018-2019, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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Brief Summary:

University Name Alagappa University
Approval UGC- DEB
Location Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
Website http://alagappauniversity.ac.in/page/26
Distance Education Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) Annamalai University
Admission Process Online & Offline
Year of Establishment 1992
Application form fee Rs 100- Rs 500
Programs offered BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BBA, MA, MBA, PG Diploma

Why Alagappa University Distance Education?

Alagappa University is a premier academic institution located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu. The university was formed in May 1985 by a special act of the government of Tamil Nadu under the aegis of University Grants Commission of India (UGC).

The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE)-Algappa University was formed in 1992. It facilitates and provides 14 undergraduate programmes, 26 postgraduate programmes, 6 postgraduate diplomas and few certified and in-service programmes in various fields of science, education, management, and arts. The Alagappa University Distance MBA is renowned in southern India.

Key features of The Annamalai University DDE

  • Up-to-date syllabus and curriculum
  • Mobile friendly
  • On-line payment gateway
  • Large number of courses
  • Applications are accepted twice a year
  • Prompt notifications
  • Average fee structure

APPROVALS

  • The distance education programme of Alagappa University was formed under the special act of the government of Tamil Nadu.
  • It works under the guidance and norms of the University Grants Commission. The university has been accredited with A+ grade by NAAC with 3.64 CGPA in the third cycle.
  • Alagappa University has Ex-post facto approval Distance Education Council for 108 programmes offered under DDE at the premises.

RANKING

Alagappa University has been ranked at 97th spot by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

There are two ways to get admission in Algappa University as shown below:

  1. Direct through the University
  2. Through Approved Learning Centres

Mode-1: Direct through the University

The steps involved in direct admission are following-

Step-1: The applicant can obtain the prospectus and application form from The Directorate of Distance Education after submitting a demand draft payable in favor of The Director, DDE, Allagappa University or download it directly from the official website and include the prospectus fees in the documents attached to the final application.

Course Prospectus Fee
Post Graduate Courses Rs. 300/-
B.Ed. In-Service Rs. 500/-
Other courses Rs. 100/-

Step-2: Fill the form and attach the below-mentioned documents

  • Original entry qualification of higher secondary/diploma/ degree, as applicable according to the norms.
  • A copy of entry qualification certificate (higher secondary/diploma/degree) attested by gazetted officer
  • Student index card along with affixed signature and a Download student index card from the official website.
  • Attach the demand draft of mentioned total fee drawn in favor of the Director, DDE, Alagappa University payable on any bank at Karaikudi

Step-3: Send the duly filled form along with the documents to the following address before the last date of applying.

The Director, Directorate of Distance Education
Alagappa University
Karaikudi – 630 003
Tamil Nadu

Step 4- Obtain the course material directly from the university and attend the classes at Karaikudi.

Mode-2: Through Approved Learning Centres

Step 1- Applicant can obtain the prospectus and application form from the concerned learning center on payment of prescribed fees or download it directly from the official website and include the prospectus fees in the documents attached to the final application.

Course Prospectus Fee
Post Graduate Courses Rs. 300/-
B.Ed. In-Service Rs. 500/-
Other courses Rs. 100/-

Step 2- Fill the form and attach the below-mentioned documents

  • Original entry qualification of higher secondary/diploma/ degree, as applicable according to the norms.
  • A copy of the entry qualification certificate (higher secondary/diploma/degree) attested by gazetted officer
  • Student index card along with affixed signature and a Download student index card from the official website or directly click the following link- http://alagappauniversity.ac.in/research/60.

The student has to make two demand drafts. One in favour of the Director, DDE, Alagappa University payable on any bank at Karaikudi and another one in favour of the involved learning centre

WORD OF CAUTION- Do not pay any fee in cash to the learning centre. Strictly adhere to the above process.

Step 3- Submit the duly filled form along with the documents to the learning center.

Step 4- Student shall get the course material through learning center and attend contact classes at the concerned learning center itself.

PAYMENT PROCESS

Candidates can pay the fee only through the offline mode at Alagappa University. However, there are two offline methods for paying admission fees.

Demand draft- As mentioned in the Annexure-1 of the prospectus, the student has to make a demand draft of the prescribed fee and send along with the application as already explained.

OR

Cash Counter- Fees can also be paid directly at the cash counters available at the Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) campus.

IMPORTANT DATES

LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION

The last date for applying to varied courses in Alagappa University is 31st March of every year for semester courses and  31st May of every year for non-semester courses.

Course Type Last date of receipt of application
Semester 31st March
Non-Semester 31st May

ELIGIBILITY

Following are the prerequisites to get admission in various courses offered by Alagappa University-

For Under-graduate Programmes

  • A pass in Higher Secondary (+2) any group or equivalent

For Post-graduate Programmes

  • For Admission in MBA – A Pass in any degree 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 pattern.
  • For Admission in MCA-A first class Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Sciences/Computer Science/Information Technology (or) B.Sc. Degree in Physics/Chemistry/Electronics with Mathematics as ancillary subject (or) B.C.A./B.Com./B.B.A./B.E (or) any equivalent qualification
  • For Admission in M.Ed.- B.Ed., with 55% for OC and 50% for BC/MBC/SC/ST, in aggregate. Those who have completed the B.Ed., course can also apply.
  • For Admission in M.Sc.- B.Sc in that particular subject in which a student want to pursue post graduation
  • For Admission in PG. Diploma– A Pass in any degree 10+2+3 pattern

For Five year Integrated Programmes

  • A pass in Higher Secondary (+2) any group or equivalent

SCHOLARSHIPS

Financial incentives are provided to the students by the state government and central government from time to time. Some of these scholarships have been mentioned below.

  • Moulana Azad Fellowship
  • SC/ST State Govt. Scholarship
  • VOC/PMT Scholarship awarded
  • BC/MBC State Govt. Scholarship
  • DST INSPIRE Fellowship
  • UGC Rajiv Gandhi Single Girl Child
  • SC/ST Full-Fee Waiver
  • Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child
  • Kothari Fellowship
  • BC/MBC Half –Fee Concession
  • UGC/CSIR/DBT/OBC/RGNF Fellowship
  • Kishore VaigyanikProtsahanYojana (KVPY) and SN Bose Fellow
  • UGC/CSIR JRF/SRF Fellowship

Apart from the basic governmental grants, the university has also created AURF i.e. Alagappa University Research Fellowship, which provides grants to students undertaking various kinds of research work.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

A number of programmes are offered under the umbrella of distance education at Alagappa University. It includes postgraduate diplomas and many other postgraduate and undergraduate courses. It provides semester as well as non-semester courses. All the courses are given in the following table-

Program Code Duration
B.Com 102 3 years
B.B.A 104 3 years
B.A. (Public Administration) 106 3 years
B.Litt. (Tamil) 107 3 years
B.A. (History) 108 3 years
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.) 109 1 year
B.A. (English) 112 3 years
B.Sc. (Mathematics) 113 3 years
B.Sc. (Psychology) 119 3 years
B.B.A. (Banking) 122 3 years
B.Com. (Computer Applications) 123 3 years
B.Sc.(Information Technology) 131 3 years
B.Sc.(Computer Science) 130 3 years
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) 101 3 years
B.Ed 701 2 years
M.A. (Personnel Management and Industrial Relations) 308 2 years
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) 309 2 years
M.A. (Child Care and Education) 312 2 years
M.A. (Tamil) 319 2 years
M.A. (English) 320 2 years
M.A. (History) 321 2 years
M.A. (Education) 348 2 years
M.Com 310 2 years
M.Com. (Finance & Control) 335 2 years
M.Sc.,(Mathematics) 311 2 years
M.Sc.,(Computer Science) 341 2 years
M.Sc., (Information Technology) 313 2 years
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 315 3 years
Master of  Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.,) 323 1 year
M.B.A. (General) 317 2 years
M.B.A. (International Business) 328 2 years
M.B.A. (Banking and Finance) 330 2 years
M.B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship) 331 2 years
M.B.A. (Project Management) 332 2 years
M.B.A. (Hospital Management) 333 2 years
M.B.A. (Human Resource Management) 343 2 years
M.B.A. (Tourism) 338 2 years
M.B.A. (Education Management) 339 2 years
M.Sc, Chemistry 344 2 years
M.Sc. Physics 345 2 years
M.Sc. (Botany) with specialization in Plant Bio-Tec 346 2 years
Computer Application (PGDCA) 412 1 year
PG  Diploma in  Personnel Management and Industrial Relations 419 1 year
PG  Diploma in   Hospital Administration 418 1 year
PG  Diploma in   Human Resource Management 421 1 year
PG  Diploma in   Sports Management 406 1 year
PG  Diploma in   Business Management 405 1 year

FEE STRUCTURE

The Alagappa University Distance Education fee structure is nominal. Some of the courses pay a fee per semester as well as for non-semester. There is a fixed schedule for payment of fees and students must ensure that they pay a fee according to the date to avoid the fine of any sought.

Course Type Last date for fee submission

(Calendar Year)

Last date for fee submission

(Academic Year)

Semester 31st March 30th September
Non Semester 31st May 31st December

Below is a list of fee for different courses offered by Alagappa University

Course Fee (Annual)
BCA Rs 7,500
B.Com Rs 2,200
BBA Rs 2,200
BA Rs 2,200
B.Sc Rs 2,200
B.Lib.Sc Rs 3,800
MA Rs 4,000
M.Com Rs 4,000
M.Sc Rs 13,000
PGDCA Rs 7,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management Rs 5,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Administration Rs 5,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management Rs 5,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Yoga Rs 3,000
Certificate in Library & Information Science Rs 2,500
B.Ed Rs 18,000

If the student is not able to pay the fee by the above-mentioned dates, the amount of fine for delay of one year is Rs.500 and for beyond this period it is Rs.1000.

The list of banks through which the applicants can pay fees are following

S. No. Bank Name
1. State Bank of India
2. Canara Bank
3. Indian Bank
4. Indian Overseas Bank
5. Syndicate Bank
6. Punjab National Bank
7. Central Bank of India
8. United Commercial Bank
9. Union Bank of India
10. Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank
11. ICICI Bank
12. Lakshmi Vilas Bank
13. City Union Bank
14. Vijaya Bank
15. Bank of Baroda
16. Pandyan Grama Bank
17. Karur Vysya Bank
18. Bank of India
19. IDBI Bank
20. Allahabad Bank
21. Andhra Bank
22. Co-operative Bank
23. AXIS Bank

STUDY CENTRES

The list of learning/Study centres as an update on 13th February 2018 is present on the official website. The institute has 153 learning institutes. Below is a list of the top learning centres-

Learning Centre (City) Learning Centre (Address)
Tirupuvanam Dr.S. Wilson, Alagappa University Evening College, St. Mary’s Matric Hr. Sec. School Campus, Tiruppuvanam-630 611.
Paramakudi Dr.M.K. Ganesan, Alagappa University Evening College, Sourashtra Hr. Sec. School Campus, Paramakudi-623 707.
Rameswaram Dr.G. Kalaiamuthan, Alagappa University Evening College, Govt. Hr. Sec. School Campus, Rameswaram-623 526.
Thondi Dr.K. Baskaran, Alagappa University Evening College, Wilcom High School, Tondi, Ramanathapuram Dist.
Ramanathapuram Dr.P. Brindha, Alagappa University Evening College, Municipal Girls Hr. Sec. School Campus, Ramanathapuram-623 504.
Paramakudi-Ootapalam Mr.S. Ganesa Pandi , Alagappa University Model Constituent College of Arts and Science, Mudukulathoor Road, Ponnaiyapuram, Paramakudi-623 707. Ramanathapuram Dist
Koviloor Mrs.M. Seethalakshmi, Nachiyappa Swamigal Arts and Science College, (Self financing College), Koviloor-630 307, Near Karaikudi
Anna Nagar – Madurai Mr. Theagarajan, Sri Aurobindo Mira College of Education, Students Computer Centre, 394, Anna Nagar Main Road, Anna Nagar, Madurai .
Nagercoil Mr. S. Retnam, Sivanthi Adhitanar College of Arts & Science, ICUS, ASHFAAQ Complex, Opp. Anna Bus Stand, Nagercoil – 629 001.
Pudukkottai Dr. K. Kala, Mahatma College of Arts and Science, REET Learning Centre, 3079/4, East Main Street, (Town Bank lane), Pudukkottai – 622 001
Palayamkottai – Tirunelveli Mr. G. Ralllinson Packiaraj, St. John’s College of Education, JENO Educational Organization, Western Tower Complex, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli – 627 002.
Puthur – Trichy Mrs. AnithaRabinder, INFANT JESUS Polytechnic College, Anbagam Building, I Floor, Puthur, Trichy – 620 017
Vallioor Mr. D. George Soan, VET College of Education, Opp. New Bus Stand, Behind Pandian Grama Bank, Vallioor – 627 117
Paramakudi Mrs. P. Jeevarathinam, Sree Vari Mayasudhan College of Polytechnic, Rajalakshmi Academy for Hr. Edn., 10/2/303, D. Pandian Street, Opp. Sub Registrar Office, Near Old Telegram Office, Paramakudi – 625 370.
Puliyangudi K.S. Mani, Annai Meenakshi College of Education, Brys Info Software Training & Development, 18, Balavinayagar Kovil Street, T.N. Puthukudi, Puliyangudi – 627855.
Ramanathapuram Mr. S.S. Riaz Ahamed Mohamed Sathak Dastagir Teacher Training College (B .Ed.,), SITECH, 12-A, G.H. Road, Ramanathapuram – 623 501
Madurai Mrs. C. Chitra Sri PSY College of Education, 6 th Floor, Aparna Towers, Bye Pass Road, Madurai.
Aranthangi Mrs. S. P. Porchelvi Naina Mohammed College of Arts & Science College, No. 2, Sri Ganesh Complex, Opp. State Bank, Aranthangi – 614 616.
Tiruppuvanam Mr. J. Deivendra Kannan Vickram Teacher Training College, D.No. 18/48, P, Madurai Main Road, Near Vellammal School, Tiruppuvanam – 630 611.
Sivakasi Mr. R. Stalin Kanna Akshaya College of Education, 56, Chairman P.K.S.A Arumugam road Sivakasi – 626 123
Pudukkottai Mr. T. Ganesh Chenduran Engineering College, 3690, South 4th Street, Pudukkottai – 622 001.
Sankarankoil Mr. K.S. Mani Annai Meenakshi College, 4/2, I Floor, Parvatham Gomathi Complex, North Car Street, Sankarankoil – 627 756.
Tenkasi Mr. R. Murugan Annai Meenakshi B.Ed College, Kavin Academy, No.: 78, Railway Feeder Road, Tenkasi – 627811
Trichy Mr. T. Senthil S.B.G. Sanskrit Mission B.Ed., College No. 73, Chandarasekara puram, Salai road, Thillai Nagar Ist Cross, Jayanthi Bus Stop, Trichy – 18

CONTACT INFORMATION

For any further query, students can contact on following numbers-

Address Alagappa University,

Karaukidu-630004

Contact Number Assitant Registrar- 04565-223420, 04565-223421

Superintendent- 04565-223422

General Enquiry- 04565-223410

Enquiry Number 04565-228098, 2234410
Fax 04565- 225216
Email [email protected]
Official website http://alagappauniversity.ac.in/page/26

NOTE- The timing is preferably between 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM (Working days)

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