Bharathiar University Distance MBA
Bharathiar University was established in Coimbatore by the government of Tamil Nadu in 1982. The University established its School of Distance Education in the academic year 1991-1992, and has been offering the Distance MBA course from the year of its establishment. The institute having over 200 study centers and has a nationwide presence.
The candidate may initiate the admission procedure by obtaining the application in person from any of the study centers or directly from Bharathiar University. The candidate may also obtain the application form through post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs200 addressed to the Director, School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-46; or may obtain it in person by furnishing an amount of Rs150 through Bank Challan at SBI, or Bank Of India branches. The application form may also be obtained online at http://www.b-u.ac.in/ and must enclose a SBI challan or demand draft of Rs100 to apply.
The application form must be duly filled in and submitted at any of the study centers or at Bharathiar University in person or by post with a registration amount of Rs100, and photocopies of the documents required. On verification of eligibility of admission, a provisional admission letter including the fee payment schedule, and the list of original documents to be furnished will be provided to the applicant. On having verified the original documents, the university will issue the enrollment letter, confirming the admission. Furthermore, an enrollment number and an ID card will also be issued for reference of the student.
The applications are issued throughout the year, and has two batches for processing: Academic year batch: Applications accepted from 1st May to 30th November, Calendar Year batch: Applications accepted from 1st December to 30th April.
Bharathiar has a flexible fee structure for its distance management courses, and all the fees must be paid to the university only through MICR crossed demand draft, accompanied by an appropriate fee remittance form. For the distance MBA course, the student needs to pay an amount of Rs10, 540 for the 1st year Installment, and an amount of Rs9, 720 for the 2nd year. The payment is accepted in installments, the first installment must include half of the course fee, with a surcharge of Rs200, while the rest of the amount must be paid in the second installment.
The University offers Scholarships for SC/ST students as prescribed by the government of Tamil Nadu. The students however need to remit the full fee amount, and the fee will be refunded when the scholarship is granted from the concerned authority. The student will particularly need to obtain the application for the scholarship, which should be submitted addressed to the Director, School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University within a month from the date of admission. Furthermore, the university offers 25% concession on the fee for Bharathiar University graduates, 10% concession for women, and other concessions.
The Eligibility Criteria for admission into the Distance MBA course is that the applicant must be a graduate from any recognized university, and have a 10+2+3/4 education system. Age of the applicant is no bar for admission.
The MBA programs offered at Bharathiar University are unique in their own nature, and the 13 specializations offered are job and skill oriented. The institution offers specializations in Marketing Management, Tourism and Hotel Management, Financial Management, Hospital Management, International Business, Human Resource Management, Retail Management, Information System Management, Services Management, Entrepreneurship, Export Management, Project Management, Technology Management, Aviation Management, etc. The Institute also offers a regular MBA for its students.
The university has a special Personal contact program to enhance the course absorption by its students. The Distance Education Council has approved of all the courses offered in the university, and the study material is prepared as prescribed by the DEC. The university is also a member of Association of Indian Universities.
Bharathiar University is one of the highest ranked universities in the country for the Distance Education mode. It is ranked at 10th position for its MBA course nationally. It is ranked among the top universities, continually by many online ranking agencies.
All enquiries about the education at School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University may be addressed to:
(Professor of Economics), Director,
School of Distance Education,
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-641 046.
Ph: 91-422-2428201, 2428202,
E-mail: [email protected]
Bharathiar has well-established Study centers throughout the country and abroad, to enroll students in various courses and conduct its Personal Contact Program. Study center details in a few cities are as follows:
- NEW DELHI : SHIKSHA INSTITUTE C-66 VIKAS PURI
NEW DELHI – 110 018
- BANGALORE : UNIVERSAL COLLEGE 90 MAGADI MAIN ROAD TOLL GATE CIRCLE BANGALORE – 560 044
- DADAR(E) MUMBAI : LAXMIBAI EDUCATION TRUST 182, NO.2, GROUND FLOOR,HAJI HABIB BUILDING,NEXT TO KOTHARI SALES,OPP. DADAR FIRE RIGADE,DR.AMBEDKAR ROAD, DADAR (EAST), MUMBAI: 400014.
- CHENNAI (PATTABIRAM) : STELLARAMS EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY 11, BHARATHIAR STREET KAMARAJAPURAM, PATTABIRAM CHENNAI- 600 072
Further Details about the Study centers of the University are given at http://www.b-u.ac.in/download/SDE19.pdf