Alagappa University Distance Education Admissions 2024, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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Alagappa University DDE

The directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University was established in 1992, and has since offered courses in computer applications, science, management, education and languages. The university offers 66 courses in its 150+ study centers. The university programs are well received in India and abroad, and the university thus has a large enrollment rate.

The university has 44 departments, 9 centers and 2 constituent colleges on its campus. There are 46 colleges affiliated to the university.

Recently the university also established a center for online education. The details are available at The online programs offered at MBA, MBA, BBA, BA, BCom, MCom, MA

Courses Offered by Alagappa University DDE

Online Degree programs

The university offers following Online degree programs

Degree Name Specialization Fee Structure
MBA General Management, Financial Management, HR Management, Logistics Management, MBA in  Tourism Rs.80,300/-
BBA Rs.60,100/-
MA English, Journalism Rs.80,300/-
MCom Rs.80,300/-
BCom Rs.75,100/-
BA Tamil Rs.45,100/-

Distance Education Programs

Alagappa DDE University offers many courses at PG and UG level –

  • Post – Graduate Programmes (2 Years)
  • MBA –
    • International Business
    • Retail Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Technology Management
    • Corporate Management
    • Logistics Management
    • Hospital Management
    • Banking and Finance
    • Corporate Secretaryship
    • Project Management
    • Tourism Management
    • Education Management
  • M.S.W
  • M.C.A. ( 3 Years)
  • M.B.A. (5 years integrated)
  • Post – Graduate Diploma Programmes (1 Year)
  • Computer Applications (PGDCA)
  • Post – Graduate Programmes (2 Years)
  • M.Com.
  • M.Sc. (Botany) with Specialisation in Plant Bio-Technology
  • M.Sc.(Zoology)
  • M.Sc. (Physics)
  • M.Sc.(Computer Science)
  • M.Com. (Finance and Control)
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. (Information Technology)
  • M.A. (Education)
  • M.A. (Tamil)
  • M.A. (English)
  • M.A. (History)
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • M.A. (Child Care and Education)
  • M.A. (Personnel Management and Industrial Relations)
  • M.A.(Journalism & Mass Communication )
  • M.L.I.S. (one year)
  • M.A. (Sociology)
  • Under – Graduate Programmes (3 Years)
  • B.Com. (Computer Applications)
  • B.Com
  • B.A. (History)
  • B.B.A (Banking)
  • B.Litt (Tamil)
  • B.Sc. (Psychology)
  • B.A. (English)
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • B.A. (Public Administration)
  • B.C.A.
  • B.Sc. (Information Technology)
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • B.B.A
  • B.L.I.Sc.,(One Year)
  • Post – Graduate Diploma Programmes (1 Year)
  • Business Management (PGDBM)
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PGDPMIR)
  • Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
  • Sports Management (PGDSM)
  • Yoga Education

Alagappa University Online MBA Program

Alagappa University also offers online MBA program. Students from any part of the world can seek admission to this program. The course material consists of following resources –

  • E-book
  • Study Guide
  • Practice Test
  • Lab environment
  • Discussion Forum
  • Simulated Case Study
  • Web Resources
  • Tutorial Recorded Videos
  • Live Interactive Sessions
  • Animated / Gamified Module

The Online MBA program offers specialization in General Management, Financial Management, HR Management, Logistics Management, MBA in Tourism.

The program duration is of minimum 2 years and maximum 4 years. A student with a valid degree from a recognized university is eligible.

Total course fee for Alagappa University Online MBA program for year 2023-24 is Rs.80,300/-. The fee can be paid in two installments of Rs.40,300/- and Rs.40,000/-

The university is recognized by UGC and AICTE with A+ grade by NAAC. For more details kindly visit Online Program website

Alagappa University Distance Education Admission

  • There are two sessions of admission every year (during July-August) and (during January-February).
  • Admission are conducted both online and offline. The admission can be sought either directly through the university or through learner support centers.
  • For online admission, visit website, submit the application for along with the application fee of Rs.300
  • For offline admission, visit university or nearest Authorised Information Center.
  • If the candidate enrolls directly at the Alagappa university, he will have to attend the contact classes and the examinations at the university, Karaikudi only and the study materials will be sent through the university.
  • Similarly the student if is admitted through the study center, has to attend the contact classes and examinations, at the Alagappa DDE study center only.
  • Application form and prospectus can also be obtained by submitting a DD for Rs.300 in favour of “The Director, DDE, Alagappa University”, payable on any bank at Karaikudi. DD can be submitted in person or by post.
University Details Alagappa University Department of Distance Education
University Type State Public University
Admission Process Offline
Scholarship Available

Documents Required

For direct admission at the Alagappa University, the candidate must enclose the following documents along with the filled in application form:

  • Original HSC/Diploma Certificate or Degree Provisional Certificate and a copy attested by a gazette officer
  • Student Index card with stamp size photo affixed
  • Online payment of Rs.300

Direct admission with the University – The application form with required documents should be sent by registered post before or on the specified last date to:
The Director,
Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University,
Karaikudi – 630 003, Tamil Nadu.

Admission through Learing Centre – For admission through the information center, the candidate should submit the documents at the center itself. In this case, the candidate needs to send two DD – one in favor of The Director, DDE Alagappa University payable at Karaikudi towards the university share, and another Demand Draft in favor of the study center concerned. The two demand drafts should be submitted at the center along with filled application form.

Once the application form is received, the university will scrutinize it and confirm the admission with allotment of an enrollment number and an ID card.

Application form Distance MBA

Students can access the latest prospectus and application form for MBA at the university website –

Alagappa University Distance MBA Online Application 2019-20
Alagappa University Distance MBA Online Application 2019-20


Fee Structure Alagappa University Distance MBA for 2023-24

The total course fee for Alagappa University Distance MBA course is Rs. 26,400/- payable in two equal installments of Rs.13,200 annually. Additional charges of Rs. 300 for Admission Fee, Rs.600 for courseware, and examination fee need to be paid extra.

The fee must be paid through Demand Draft, at any Bank, payable at Karaikudi before the last date as specified for either the calendar year or the academic year.

In case candidate gets admitted at the information center, s/he has to pay university fee and learning center fee separately.

Course Total Annual Fee University Fee Learning Centre Fee
MBA Rs. 13,200 Rs. 8,000 Rs.5,200

Important Dates 2023-24

Last date to apply for 2023 distance education admission is 30-September-2023. Last date to pay the fee is 28th February 2023 for calendar year batch and 31st August 2023 for academic year batch.


  • Alagappa University offers complete fee waiver to deserving students in each program.
  • 25% fee waiver to those who completed UG/PG from Alagappa university.
  • 100% fee concession is available to differently-abled.
  • Merit stipend to top PG students at Rs.2,000/- per month per student
  • PMT and VOC endowment merit scholarship for first 3 toppers in each year
  • Earn while you learn scheme for 2 students per program. Maximum amount Rs.2000 per month.
  • Various fee waiver and scholarship schemes of central and state governments are also applicable
  • The reserved category SC/ST unemployed students may avail a refund of the tuition fee, provided they furnish documents suggesting an annual parental income of Rs. 1,00,000/- or lower.

Eligibility Criteria For Distance MBA

Alagappa university only requires the student to possess a degree from any of the recognized universities with a 10+2+3 education system. Students appearing for final year exam are also eligible to apply.

Students also need to appear for the entrance test conducted by the university.

Distance MBA Specializations

Alagappa DDE offers a wide variety of specializations including a general MBA course. The specializations offered are:

Approval and Rankings

  • Alagappa University has all of its courses approved by the Distance Education Council, and is a member of the Commonwealth Universities, and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • The university has been reaccredited by the NAAC with an “A+” grade. It was also awarded Category–I status by MHRD-UGC. It was granted autonomous status by MHRD.
  • In NIRF 2019 ranking, Alagappa University was give 28th Rank among universities. It also secured 20th position in QS India Ranking, 104th position in QS BRICS Ranking and 216th position in QS Asia Ranking 2019.
  • The university has international universities in U.S.A, UK, Australia, Singapore, China, Malaysia and South Korea.
  • It has been ranked 19th among the top Distance education universities in the country by Careers360 in its 2012 ranking.

Contact Details

For any enquiries regarding admission, the applicant may contact:
Alagappa University
Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India.
Pin Code: 630 003.
Telephone: 91-4565-226250,223400
Fax: 04565 – 225216

Study Centers

The University has a network of 150+ study centers throughout India and abroad. The university conducts its personal contact programs, and provides the students with study materials through these centers. The details of the study centers are available at:


Updated On – 07-July-2023

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