Andhra University Distance MBA Admissions 2024, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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Andhra University is one of the oldest universities in the state and is accredited by the NAAC with an “A” grade. Established in 1972, the school of Distance Education has forever since been a pioneering institution in the field of open distance learning. The university at present has 34 study centers throughout the country, dealing with contact classes, dissemination of forms, admissions, etc.

Andhra University Distance MBA

The university offers following MBA programs in distance mode –

  • MBA (specializations in HRM, Finance, Marketing)
  • MBA in Hospital Administration

The total duration of the course is 2 years. Offline exams will be held at regularly intervals at university study centers. Maximum duration to complete the program is 4 years.

Admissions Procedure

The admissions take place twice in a year in two batches – Calendar Year batch runs from January to December while the Academic Year batch runs from July to June next year.

Online Application

The application procedure is completely online. Students need to visit the official site and fill out the application form. Scanned copies of original documents need to uploaded while submitting the form. Candidates also need to pay application form fee.

Application Evaluation

The university will confirm the receipt of the application form and start the process of scrutinizing the application and the submitted documents. The university will make an offer of admission and allot a registered number (ID no) to the student.

Leaner Portal Access

The university distributes all the material online through its learner portal. Once the admission is confirmed an email/message will be sent to the student with the login id and password for the portal. University will also send printed study material on request.

Further details of the admissions and other information may be obtained from the notifications published frequently.

Fee Structure for Andhra University Distance MBA 2023-24

Andhra University Distance MBA fee is Rs.11,500/- per semester (Rs.46,000/- for full course consisting of 4 semesters) in year 2023-24. The fee for MBA in hospital administration is Rs.16,500/- per semester (Rs.66,000/- for the full course).

The university also charges Rs.800 examination fee every semester and Rs.300 as supplementary fee.


Eligibility Criteria

The student should have a bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration from any of the recognized universities (except BFA and BA OL) with a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC Categories).

For admission into the Executive MBA course the applicant must, in addition to the aforementioned criteria should also have a work experience of a minimum of two years.

Specializations Offered

The university does not offer a very large variety in terms of specializations except the few noted and popular course specializations. The specializations are available in

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Finance Management
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Hospital Management.

For the Executive MBA, the university offers specialization in

  1. Human Resource
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing

Important Dates for year 2023-24

The last date to submit the online application form for Andhra University Distance MBA is 31-Oct-2023 based on last year’s date.

The university admits students in two cycles. Here are the dates for academic year batch (Jul-Jun)

Step Last Date
Online submission of application form starts 5-Sep-2023
Online submission of application form ends 25-Oct-2023
Online submission of application form with late fee 31-Oct-2023

The dates for calendar year batch (Jan-Dec) –

Step Last Date
Online submission of application form starts 1-Jan-2024
Online submission of application form ends 20-Mar-2024
Online submission of application form with late fee 31-Mar-2024


The university provides no scholarships to any of its students, and expects all of its students to pay the full tuition fee amount, for all of its MBA courses.


Andhra University is a NAAC Accredited university, with an “A” degree, with a respectable score of 3.65, and is widely recognized for all its courses. All the programs are UGC recognized and they are treat at par with regular full time programs.


Andhra University is one of the oldest institutes in South India, and was established only second after Mysore University. The university is also well ranked among the best institutes in India for distance education. It is ranked 20th by Careers360 in its 2012 survey of the best distance education institutes.

Contact Details
For any enquiries about admissions and academics at the university, the applicant may contact at:
The Director,
School of Distance Education, Andhra University,
Visakhapatnam – 530 003, Andhra Pradesh.

MBA / Executive MBA courses’ Admissions, schedule of classes and Examinations: 0891-2548522, 0891-2844146, and 9963474714

Study Centers

The university sends its study materials to the students through post, but the institution also has a well-structured group of 34 study centers, for contact classes, and providing the resources to the students. The contact details of the study centers are given at:

Last Updated: 5-July-2023

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