University Of Mysore Distance Education Admissions 2020, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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Mysore university is the oldest university in the state of Karnataka and the 6th oldest in India. Established in 1916 by the then Mysore King, University of Mysore was the first in Karnataka to be outside the British control.

University of Mysore is a state university by affiliation. It later become autonomous in the year 1956 after receiving recognition from the University Grants Commissions (UGC). The university now has 122 affiliated colleges and 5 constituent colleges.

Being one of the oldest universities, University of Mysore is constantly accommodating the changes and demands of education sector in the country. The university provides online programs for students who cannot go for a regular degree program.

Courses Offered

Mysore University offers a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, PG Diploma courses as well as professional programmes in MCA and MBA among others.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Economics, English, History, Kannada, Political Science, Sociology 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university/board. Or 3 year diploma or equivalent Or 2 year ITI
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university/board. Or 3 year diploma or equivalent
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university/board. Or 3 year diploma or equivalent
B.Sc. (Information Technology) 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university/board with Maths/Statistics/Accountancy as one of the subjects Or 3 year diploma or equivalent
Master of Arts MA Kannada, English, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology A degree from recognized university with relevant subjects
Master of Commerce (M.Com) BBM/Bcom/BBA with minimum 45% (40% in case of SC/ST candidaites)
Master of Science in Information Technology (M.Sc IT) BSc with Computer Science of mathematics as one of the subjects OR Diploma in computer application OR BCA / Btech /BE in any branch with minimum 45% (40% in case of SC/ST candidaites)

Admission Procedure 2019-2020

  • Candidates can download the application form from the university website.
  • Filled application form along with application fee should be sent to “Director, Directorate of Distance Education, National Centre for History of Science Building, Manasagangothri, Mysuru– 570006”
  • Application fee can be paid by DD drawn in favor of “Finance Officer, University of Mysore, Mysuru”
  • The application should be sent with self-attested photocopies of the necessary documents. The documents will be verified before university accepts the application. Candidate should also include 3 Passport size and 2 stamp size photos.
  • Once the university accepts the application, students can pay the course fee to general revenue account number 54007591471 before the deadline.
  • On submission of course fees, candidate should enroll for the relevant course at the office of the Director, Directorate of Distance Education.
  • Candidates can also apply for the course online. In this case, they need to send following documents to the university  Filled application form  DD of Rs.400 for application fee Self-attested copies of the documents A separate DD for the course fee. The online application is available on the university website –
  • In case of online application, candidates are given provisional admission. The admission will be confirmed on the verification of the documents. Candidates need to produce original documents at the time of the personal contact program.
  • Students belonging to SC/ST community nee to first enroll themselves online on government portal. They can also get provisional admission by paying Rs.1000/-. If the candidate fails to enroll on the government portal, they will need to pay full course fee. Such candidates should send their caste/community certificate along with application form.

NOTE- Filling up of application form and its submission does not guarantee admission.

  • The university’s learning portal provides the candidates with various ebooks to study for the courses.
  • Candidate can take up more than one course at a time. There is no limit to the number of courses that can be studied at a time.

List of Documents to be sent with application form

Candidates should send self-attested copies of following documents with the application form. They should also produce original copies of these documents for verification –

  • S.S.L.C marks card
  • P.U.C marks card
  • Degree certificate (for Master Program)
  • Caste / Category / Income certificate
  • Aadhar card
  • Transfer Certificate original copy
  • 3 Passport size and 2 stamp size photos

Fee Structure

The fee for distance education UG Courses is Rs.18,200 – 29,050. The fee for distance PG Courses is Rs.22,300-30,000/-.

Course Name Total Course Fee
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Rs.19,450/-
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Rs.18,200/-
B.Sc. (Information Technology) Rs.29,050/-
Master of Arts MA Rs.22,550/-
Master of Commerce (M.Com) Rs.22,300/-
Master of Science in Information Technology (M.Sc IT) Rs.30,000/-

Fees can be paid either by DD in favor of the University.


University of Mysore offers scholarships to SC/ST students. The candidates have to submit community / caste certificate and contact the SC/ST cell of the University to avail the scholarship.


The university is approved by UCG (University Grants Commission). It also has approvals and accreditation from following bodies –

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Rankings / Awards

The university was Re-accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC. It secured 36th position among universities and 57 overall in NIRF 2017 rankings.

University of Mysore holds 56th rank in the list of Universities for higher education in India. It stands 2450 in the world. The alumni of the University include R.K.Laxan, C.N.R.Rao, N.R.Narayana Murthy, Kuvempu etc.

Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, S. Srikanta Sastri, K.V. Puttappa were one of the faculty members back in the day.

Important Dates

Last date to apply for admission into Mysore University distance education programs is 31-August-2019.

Last date for registration –  31st July 2019

Last date for registration with late fee of Rs.200 – 31st August 2019

Study Centers

  • NDRK First Grade College, Udayagiri, Hassan – 573 201
  • Jnana Jyothi TMS College, Rotary Hall- District Court Road, Chikkamagaluru – 577 101
  • A.V.S. College of Education, Gantekanive, N.H.206, C.Halli(Post), Tarikeretq, Chikkamagalore District
  • Educaid City First Grade College, I Floor M.S. Tower, K.R. Purum Main Road, Shimoga 577 201
  • Hoysala College of Management & IT Studies, Opposite Taralabalu Hostel, Balaraj Urs Road, Shivamogga-577201
  • Al Ameen Arts, Science and Commerce College, Hosur Road, Near Lalbagh Main Entrance, Bengaluru – 560 027
  • S S Degree College, Mukambika High School, Harangi Road, Somavarapete Taluk, Kushalanagara, Kodagu 571 234
  • Vijaya College, # 986, 2nd Main, Vidyaranyapuram, Mysuru – 570 008
  • Jnanadeepa First Grade College, Na Su Hadikar School Premises, Near Maruthi Temple, Gangothri Layout, Mysuru-570 009
  • Teacher Academy, Sir. C.V. Raman College, # 198/1, HBR Layout, 2nd Block, Hennur Main Road, Kalyananagara, Bengaluru – 560 043
  • Smt. Kenchamma Thimmadasappa First Grade College, Urdigere Road, Belagumba Thumakuru – 572 104
  • Jnana Devige Academy ®, Jnana Jyothi Mahavidyalaya, O.T Road, Krushika Samaja Building, Agriculture Office Compound, Shimoga-577 202
  • Oxford Degree College, Sir M.Vishweshwaraiah Layout, VI Block, Ullal Main Road, Bangalore-560056
  • Samruddhi Vidya Samsthe, #2, NHKHB, Hootagalli, Mysuru570017
  • Sri Yadathore B.Ed. College, Mulluru Road, Sarige Nagara 2nd Stage, K.R.Nagara
  • Manasa College of Management, Rajajinagar, Bangalore-10
  • Oceanik College of Higher Education, #3, 7th Cross, 1st Main, Devinagar, Bangalore-560094
  • MIT First Grade College, Mysuru

Contact Details

Directorate of Distance Education,
National Centre for History of Science Building,
Manasagangothri, Mysuru –570006
Email ID: [email protected][email protected]
Phone: +91 9250018018, 1800-1027-018
Helpline: 0821 – 2419531 / 451

Mysore University Distance MBA

University of Mysore offers a two-year distance MBA course with following specializations –

  • Finance,
  • Supply Chain Management,
  • Operation Management,
  • Marketing,
  • Human Resource

The eligibility is any UG degree from a recognised university. The medium of instruction is English.

Updated On – 5-December-2019

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