Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU DDE) Distance Education Admissions 2023, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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Sri Krishnadevaraya University is a public university located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, founded in 1981. Inially starting with just 5 departments with a little obver 100 students, Today it has 5 colleges on the campus with specializations in Engineering, Science, Arts and Pharmacy.

It established its Directorate of Distance Education in the year 2001 to cater to postgraduate students across the state. It now has both graduate and postgraduate courses spread across five colleges, to cater to students who cannot attend regular classroom courses.

Admission and Application Procedure

Admission to the distance education courses are done both online and offline, at the nearest information center. Online application form is available on the university website. Offline application form can be obtained from the study center.



Fee Payment

Fee can be paid by Andhra Bank / State Bank Demand Draft drawn in favor of “Director, Directorate of Distance Education, S. K. University, Ananthapuramu” payable only at S. K. University Branch, Ananthapuram. Total value of the DD should Rs.500 (application fee) + course fee.

Candidates can also pay by challan at Andhra Bank,  S.K.University Branch, Anantapuramu.

Supporting Documents Required: The following documents need to be uploaded with the online application for all courses –

  • Recent colour Passport-sized photograph (without caps, hats, dark glasses, etc) within 80-100 kB in JPG/JPEG format only.
  • Signature within 80-100 kB in JPG/JPEG format only.

Following documents sent along with the application form –

  1. Hard copy of the application
  2. Intermediate Pass Certificate or equivalent (Original and photocopy)
  3. Date of Birth Certificate or equivalent (Attested photocopy)
  4. SSC or equivalent (Photocopy)
  5. Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  6. Demand Draft for application fee and course fee

Completed application form with supporting documents should be submitted at the study center.

Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria will have their certificates verified and if selected, informed through the study center. The course fee has to be paid online once admitted.

If the admission is through entrance test, eligible candidates will be given hall tickets for the exam. Once they pass the exam, they will have to submit the application for admission.

Admitted candidates will be given identity card and enrollment number.


Fee Structure

Course Total Course Fee
B.A. Rs.9,000/-
B.Com- General programme Rs.9,000/-
B.Com- Computers Rs.12,600/-
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Rs.18,000/-
B.LiSc Rs.5,400/-




B.Ed Rs.18,000/-
B.Ed(Third Methodology) Rs.5,400/-

For B.Ed, additional Rs.150 are charged from students not from Sri Krishnadevaraya University.

Applicants for the B.Ed  course are advised not to pay the fee during submission of application form. The fees is supposed to be paid in installments at the end of each year of the course after admission, except for six month programmes, for which the fees need to paid along with the application form.


The Directorate of Distance Education does not offer any scholarships. However, the student may consult the study center/ main office for any specific scholarships that might be available through the university or the state.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria: There is no upper age limit for admission to the distance education programmes. For B.Ed, admission is done on the basis of length of service.

Reservation: Relaxation in qualifying examination marks for reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PwD) will be in accordance with Central/ State Government rules (40% minimum aggregate instead of 50%). For B.Ed admission, reservation as per Government of Andhra Pradesh is applicable for women and reserved category candidates.

85% seats are reserved for local candidates (for districts of Anantapuramu, Kurnool, Chitoor, Kadapa and Nellore) and remaining 15% for outstation candidates as per Andhra Pradesh.

Minimum Eligiblity Criteria:

Course Eligibility Criteria
BA / BCom General / BCom Computers / BBA Intermediate OR its equivalent (10+2) OR A.P Open Intermediate OR 2-year ITI or Vocational course after SSC.

Candidates also need to pass the eligibility test conducted by university

M.A English/Telugu B.A./B.Sc/B.Com/BBM with English/Telugu under Part-I/II
M.A Economics B.A in Economics from a recognised university
M.A (History/ Political Science/Sociology and Rural Development) B.A in any subject from a recognised university
B.L.I.Sc B.A in any subject from a recognised university
M.Com B.Com./B.A. with Accountancy OR B.Com with Computers / Computer Applications / B.B.A. / B.B.M. / B.Com. with Company Secretary ship / B.Com. (Honours) / B.Com.(Restructured Course)
B.Ed Trained in-service teachers  with BA/ B.Sc./ B.Sc.(Home Science)/  B.Com./ BBM/ BCA with at least 50% marks OR a Masters’ degree  OR Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with Mathematics and Physics subjects with 55% marks or equivalent

Specialization/Courses Offered

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA courses. At present the DDE offers-

B.A, B.Sc, B.Com (Gen), B.Com (Computers), B.L.I.Sc. and B.Ed as undergraduate courses.

The Postgraduate and P.G Diploma courses being offered by the DDE include M.A in ; M.Com, M.B.A and P.G.D.C.A. Candidates have an option for choosing either English or Telugu as medium of instruction for the study material.


All programmes under the Directorate of Distance Education are recognised by UGC – Distance Education Bureau, New Delhi. Sri Krishnadevaraya University is accredited ‘B’ grade by NAAC.


The online portal ‘World University Rankings’ has placed the university at 293 national rank and 8101 world rank as of 2017.

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application – 15-August-2019

Last date for payment of fees – 29-August-2019

Last for application submission with necessary documents and fees  – 31-August-2019

Contact Details

The Director, Center for Distance Education,
Sri Krishnadevaraya University,
NH-505, Ananthapur-Tirupati Highway,
Ananthapuram, Andhra Pradesh – 515 055

General Enquiry – 08554-255688
UG Courses – 08554-255887
PG Courses – 08554-255815


Study Centers

Study centers of the Directorate of Distance Education are limited to the state of Tamil Nadu.

  • NSPR Govt. Degree College For Women
  • S.V.G.M Govt. Degree College
  • S.Y.T.R Govt. UG& P.G College
  • Govt. Degree College,Dharmavaram
  • ANK Degree College, Gorantla
  • Balayesu Degree College
  • Blue Moon Degree College
  • C.V.Raman Degree College
  • CMI Degree College
  • JC Nagireddy Memorial Degree College
  • K.G.N. Degree College
  • Mahatma Degree College
  • Panchamukhi Degree College
  • Royal Post Graduate Centre
  • S P V M Degree College
  • S V Degree College
  • S. M. J. L. Degree College
  • Saraswathi Degree & P.G.College
  • Sri Balaji Vidya Vihar Degree College
  • Sri Koti Sai Lipi Degree College
  • Sri Lakshmi Vigneswara Degree College
  • Sri Master Minds Degree College
  • Sri Sai Degree College
  • Sri Sai Degree College for Women
  • Sri Saikrupa Degree College
  • Sri Siva Sai Degree College
  • Sri Venkateswara Degree College
  • Sri Venkateswara Degree College
  • Sri Vignan Degree College
  • Vignan Degree College
  • Nalanda Degree College
  • Sreedevi Degree College

Distance MBA Course

Eligibility: Any three year Bachelor’s degree from a UGC recognised university, except Oriental Languages(BOL) and Fine Arts(BFA) is required to be eligible for the entrance examination. All eligible candidates must have a valid ICET rank or must have passed the admission test by DDE thereafter.

Application Procedure: Candidates must fill out and submit the application for admission through the official website with payment of the requisite fees. Eligible candidates will have to appear for the entrance examination, and those who qualify will be offered admission.

Fee Structure: For the MBA course, the fees required is Rs.12000 per year payable for three years.

Specializations: The course options offered under the MBA programme are Marketing Management, Systems, Finance Management and Human Resource Management

Subjects and Syllabus: The first/second year syllabus which is common for all specializations include Management Concepts, Organisational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Marketing Management, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Strategy Management, Business Law, Production and Operations, Management information Systems, Entrepreunership Development and Business Environment and Government Policy.

Updated On – 7-December-2019

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