Calicut university distance Education Admissions 2018, Fee Structure, Eligibility
University of Calicut was established in 1968 in Malappuram, Kerala. It is the largest university in Kerala and it is approved by UGC. The university has close to 350 colleges affiliated to it. The university has 35 departments.
School of distance Education
University of Calicut offers distance education program through School of Distance Education which was established in 1981-82. It is a major distance education provider in Kerala and other parts of the country.
The total number of programs offered by the university are 29. These are divided into 15 Under Graduate and 14 Graduate programs.
The courses offered by the university have following distinguishing features –
Syllabus and Course material is available online and offline
There is a single exam for regular and distance education students. This helps in bringing a unification in quality of the testing process and courses content.
Choice Based Credit Semester System (CCSS) & CUCBCSS
Online and spot verification of certificate and admissions makes it easy for the student of distance courses to enroll.
Work with worker program helps those looking to develop vocational skills. It also develop entrepreneurship skills.
First attested copy of first page of SSC certificate
12th marksheet or certificate
2 self attested copies of 12th Markesheet
5 self addressed envelopes.
For BA/Bcom (Open Stream)
Proof that student has cleared the entrance exam
Date of Birth certificate
DD for tuition fee
Additional certificate are required for SC/ST candidates.
For PG Courses
Provisional certificate or Degree certificate
Mark lists of qualifying exam
3 Self-attested envelops
The application form has to be filled up online and then sent through courier or post to university office along with necessary documents.
Application fee for the PG courses is rs.200/- and the admission fee is Rs.250/- More details of the various other charges are given below –
Matriculation Fee (Those enrolling into the Universiy for the first time)
Re-matriculation Fee (Those migrating from other universities)
Varies from 500 upto 3000 based on the course
Demand Draft The payment towards the tuition fee can be made through DD and a copy of the DD should be sent along with the application form.
Online Payment All the payments need to be made by Challan at the university. Outstation students can pay thorugh the DD or thorugh Indian Postal Orders. The DD should be drawn in favour of Finance Officer, University of Calicut, payable at S.B.T Calicut University Branch (Code 200). More details can be found here – http://sdeuoc.ac.in/?q=content/mode-remittance-fees
The payments are accepted through e-Payment mode –
Jana Sevana Kendrams/Akshayas.
State Bank of Travancore (via e-chalan) and SBT Internet Banking.
Completed application form along with supporting documents should be sent to
School of Distance Education University of Calicut,
Calicut University (P.O),Malappuram,
Pin-673635, Kerala, Tel: 0494 2407356, 2400288
Submit the application form online
Pay the application, admission fees and other charges applicable
Send the print out of the application form along with the Challan and 3 passport size photographs to Director, School of Distance Education, University of Calicut, Calicut University, PO, Pin 673635
The fee for the distance courses need to be paid by the chalan. The original receipt of the chalan need to be sent to School of Distance Education. Student residing outside of the state of Kerala can also send the DD drawn in favor of Finance Officer, University of Calicut, payable at S.B.T Calicut University Branch (Code 200). Indian postal orders too are accepted. Other modes of payments like Money Orders, Cheque, and Cash are not accepted.
All students applying to PG courses must have completed a degree from a recognized university in India. The minimum percentage required at graduate is 50% including languages.
The university offers various specialization PG programs.
Specializations offered for the UG programs offered
B A Malayalam
BA Afzal Ul Ulama
BA Political Science
The university also offers open courses in BA, BSc, BBA and BMMC programs.
All the distance and open courses offered by the university are recognized by UGC. More details can be found here https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/7348722_University-of-Calicut,-Kerala-(27.01.17).pdf
Dates vary every year and dates given below are based on last year’s admission deadlines.
University of Calicut Distance MBA Program – The University started offering its distance MBA program in 2012. The program goes on for 4 semesters.
The university intends to admit more than 1000 students every year to its Distance MBA program. The program caters to students from Kerala and Gulf countries while it is slowly becoming popular in other parts of the country too. There are 5 Distance MBA centers –
Department of Commerce & Management Studies, University of Calicut
Students taking admission into the distance MBA program will be assigned to one of the above centers.
Eligibility for admission into Distance MBA program
Students should have passed any degree from University of Calicut or a recognized university from India under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 pattern. The university must be recognized by UGC or AICTE. The students must have passed the bachelor degree with minimum 50% marks including languages.
Distance MBA admission Procedure
The university conducts its own entrance test CUMAT (SDE) for admission into distance MBA programs. Total number of marks in the exam are 120. The exam tests the candidates understanding in areas like Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English and General Knowledge. Once the results are declared, a merit list will be prepared based on the score and candidates will called for the counselling based on the score.
Distance MBA Course Details
Length of the program is 4 semester with each semester spanning over a course of 16 weeks.
There will be 12 hours of contact classes each semester and students are required to attend at least 50% of theses. If the student fails to attend the contact classes for minimum required duration, she will not be allowed to appear for the exams.
The examination system consists of written exams, project reports and Viva Voce. For more details refer MBA brochure.
Subjects and Syllabus of Distance MBA course
Management -Theory and Business Ethics
Accounting For Managers
information Technology for Management
Human Resources Management
Management Information Systems
Soft Skills Development
Entrepreneurship Development and Project management
International Business Management
Supply chain and Logistic Management
Functional Elective I
Functional Elective II
Functional Elective III
Cost and Quality Management
Functional Elective IV
Functional Elective V
Comprehensive Viva Voce
Options to switch over to Diploma in Management or Post Graduate Diploma in management –
Candidates can switch over to Diploma or Post Gradate diploma courses on partial completion of the courses. Various options available are –
Diploma in Management (DIM)
PG Diploma in Financial Management ( PGDFM)
PG Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGHRM)
PG Diploma in International Business (PGDIB)
Online Course Material
All the course material needed for the course is offered by the university online. This brings a lot of flexibility to the course.
Online Question Bank
To make the process of learning easier, university has made the question bank availbale online. The students can practice the question after studying relevant concepts and test their understanding.
Besides this the university also offers a Work with Worker program.