Andhra University, School of Distance Education (AU SDE) was started in the year 1972. The school has a total 35 study centres across the state Andra Pradesh. Courses of this school are approved by the University Grants Commission Distance Education (UGC DE) and Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Certificate.
The School of Distance Education, Andhra University offers 4 Undergraduate programmes, 16 Postgraduate programmes, 10 Post Graduate Diploma programmes, 3 Certificate courses, 2 Diploma courses and 13 Professional courses through Distance Education. Candidates who are seeking AU Distance Education admission 2021 can apply offline only.
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Andhra University Distance Education School offers BA, B.Com, B.Sc courses under UG programmes, PG Programmes MA, M.Com, M.Sc in different specialisation, Professional Programmes MCA, LLM, B.Ed, MHRM, MJMC and MBA, Executive MBA in different specialisation.
Commerce, Customer Service Management
Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Maths - Physics - Chemistry, Maths - Physics - Computer, Maths - Statistics - Computers, Maths - Economics - Computers, Maths - Physics - Geography, Maths - Economics - Geography
English, Hindi, Telugu, History, Economics, Politics, Public Administration, Sociology, Philosophy, Mathematics, Third Methodology
Psychology, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Zoology, Physics
Finance, Marketing, HRM, Hospital Administration
Finance, Marketing, HRM
Music, Spoken Hindi and Translation
Cooperation and Rural Studies, Functional English, Travel and Tourism Management, Management of Voluntary Organisation, Computer Programming and Applications, Translation, Environmental Studies, Diploma in Management, Disaster Management, Functional Hindi and Translation
Office Automation & Accounting, Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies and Office Automation & Internet Technologies
Candidates have to apply Offline mode only for the distance education courses. The application form will be available on the official website of the Andhra University.
Candidates are requested to pay the admission fee as Demand Draft or S.D.E. and send it to the University by registered post. Based on the course chosen by the candidates the AU Distance Education fee structure varies.
For admission at Andhra University Distance Education school, candidates should have appear ICET or Andhra University Entrance Test.
The School of Distance Education will conduct a BA / B.Com Entrance Test for the BA and B.Com admission, MBA / MCA Entrance Test for MBA and MCA admission and B.Ed Entrance Test for B.Ed admission.
Candidates can download application form online or purchase direct to the school office. The Entrance Exam application forms are different based on the courses and application fee also different.
Candidates can apply for the Entrance Examination for admission in to first year BA and B.Com degree courses. Candidates are requested to check Andhra University Distance Education notifications 2021 for the revised entrance exam dates. The important dates for the BA / B.Com Entrance Exam is as follows:
|Applications will be issued from||30 - 09 - 2021|
|Last date for submission of application without penalty||16 - 11 - 2021|
|Last date for submission of application with penalty (100/- Rupees)||18 - 11 - 2021|
|Date of Entrance Examination||24 - 11 - 2021|
The Andhra University Distance Education result will be published in the official website. Candidates who are appeared the SDE Entrance Examination can check the result through the AU Distance Education result page.
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The school offers Undergraduate courses BA, B.Com in both English and Telugu medium and B.Com Customer Service Management in English medium. The distance Science courses B.Sc in Botany, Chemistry, Zoology and B.Sc in Maths, Physics, Chemistry / Maths, Physics, Computer / Maths, Statistics, Computers / Maths, Economics, Computers / Maths, Physics, Geography / Maths, Economics, Geography.
Candidates should have an intermediate pass or equivalent can apply for UG admission. For BA and B.Com admission, college will conduct an BA / B.Com Entrance Test and candidates have to qualify this examination.
A pass in Intermediate examination or equivalent from any recognised board.
Based on the BA / B.Com Entrance Examination conducted by SDE
|B.Com in Customer Service Management||
Based on the marks obtained in the intermediate level
|B. Sc in Maths - Physics - Chemistry, Maths - Physics - Computer, Maths - Statistics - Computers, Maths - Economics - Computers, Maths - Physics - Geography, Maths - Economics - Geography||Intermediate or equivalent examination pass with Physical Sciences and Mathematics as a subject of study|
|B.Sc in Chemistry, Botany, Zoology||BIPC at HSC, inter of BIE / NIOS / SIOS or other examinations of the State Board or Universities recognised by the AU as equivalent to the pre university examinations|
SDE offers distance education in the courses of M.Com, MA in English, Hindi, Telugu, History, Economics, Politics, Public Administration, Sociology, Philosophy and Mathematics, MSc in Psychology, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Zoology and Physics specialisations. The candidates should have basic eligibility as prescribed below to apply for the PG admission.
The basic eligibility for distance PG courses is Bachelor Degree in the respective discipline. Check detailed eligibility for all Post Graduate courses is as follows:
|MA in English, Politics, Public Administration||Any Bachelor's Degree of AU or any other University recognised or equivalent thereto||
Based on the marks obtained in the Degree examination.
|MA Hindi||BA / B.Com / B.Sc with Hindi as one of the subjects of study or Diploma such as Sahithya Ratna with POL, Bhasha Praveena or Vidwan or Equivalent thereto.|
|MA Telugu||Any Bachelor Degree with Telugu as subject of study or BA Oriental Learning or Bhasha Praveena with B.A. / B.Com. of Andhra University or any other University recognised by the Andhra University or M.A. Sanskrit or M.A. Hindi recognised by the AU|
|MA Economics, History, Sociology, Philosophy||BA Degree with the relevant subject|
|MA Mathematics||BA / B.Sc with Mathematics as on of the study|
|M.Com||Pass in any Bachelor degree other than BFA and BA (OL) examination of this AU or any other recognised University.|
|M.Sc Mathematics||BA / B.Sc with Mathematics as on of the study|
|M.Sc Psychology, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Zoology, Physics||Any degree examination pass of the AU with the relevant subject or equivalent of any other Universities recognised by AU|
The School offers two years Diploma in Music and six months Diploma in Spoken Hindi and Translation. The Admission for the courses will be based on the qualifications of the candidates.
The Andhra University, School of Distance Education admission for Diploma courses is made on the basis of the performance in intermediate level examination or any equivalent examination.
|Diploma in Music||Pass in Intermediate or equivalent||
Based on the marks obtained in the HSE level.
|Diploma in Spoken Hindi and Translation||10+2 examination pass with Hindi as a subject from any college recognised by Andhra University.|
The SDE offers 10 different Post Graduate Diploma courses. Candidates do not need to attend any entrance exams for distant PG Diploma courses. The admission will be based on the marks obtained in the Degree level.
Candidates who are possessing any Bachelor’s Degree can apply for the AU School of Distance Education Post Graduate Diploma courses.
|PG Diploma in Functional English, Travel and Tourism Management, Management of Voluntary Organisation, Computer Programming and Applications, Environmental Studies, Management, Disaster Management||Bachelor Degree in any stream or equivalent from AU or any other Universities recognised by AU.||
Based on the marks scored in the graduation level
|PG Diploma in Cooporation and Rural Studies||Any Bachelor's Degree with In-service in Co-operatives and allied institutions including Non-officials|
|PG Diploma in Translation||Any Degree from AU or any other Universities recognised by AU.|
|PG Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation||A Degree pass or equivalent with Hindi as a subject from any University recognised by Andhra University.|
The school offers some Certificate courses in Office Automation & Accounting, Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies and Office Automation & Internet Technologies.
These are six months duration courses and taught in English medium only. For the admission of Certification courses candidates have to qualify an Entrance Test conducted by the SDE or any other university.
Candidates should have an intermediate or equivalent pass from any recognised board and should qualify the SDE entrance test or other universities Entrance test under open system.
|Certificate in Office Automation & Accounting||
Intermediate or equivalent examination pass. should qualify the BA / B.Com Entrance Test conducted by SDE or other universities Entrance test under open system.
Based on the BA / B.Com Entrance Test conducted by SDE or other universities Entrance test under open system.
|Certificate in Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies|
|Certificate in Office Automation & Internet Technologies|
The School offered distance Professional courses MBA in Finance, Marketing, HRM, Hospital Administration, Executive MBA in Finance, Marketing, HRM, MCA, MHRM, MJMC, LLM, B.Ed, B.Ed / MA Education In III Methodology.
Candidates should fulfill the below given eligibilities and should have passed the MBA / MCA Entrance Exam of SDE or ICET Entrance Exam for MBA and MCA admission. For B.Ed admission candidates should qualify the Entrance examination conducted by SDE.
|Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC)||
Any Bachelor degree of Andhra University or any other Universities recognised by the academic council
On the basis of degree marks
|Master in Human Resource Management (MHRM)|
|B.Ed / MA Education III Methodology||B.Ed degree or MA Education from the University or any other recognised University.||
On the basis of B.Ed / MA education marks
|LLM||BL or equivalent examination pass or thereto||
Based on the marks obtained in BL exam or equivalent examination
|Executive MBA in Finance, Marketing, HRM||3 year MBA with minimum of 2 years in -service experience after graduation||
Based on the MBA marks and experience
|MBA in Finance, Marketing, HRM, Hospital Administration||
Any Graduates with 50% marks (For Sc / ST candidates minimum marks is 45%). Should qualify the Entrance examination conducted by the SDE
Based on the marks in MBA / MCA Entrance Examination conducted by the SDE or ICET
|B.Ed||In-service Teachers with 2 Years Teaching Experience & Qualifying in Entrance Examination||
Based on the B.Ed Entrance Test conducted by the SDE
|AU Distance Education Address and Contact Details|
Waltair Junction, AU North Campus, Visakhapatnamb - 530003, Andhra Pradesh.
0891 2844000, 2844197
What is the fee for PG Courses?
- The School of Distance Education fee for MA courses is INR 8,000/- and M.Sc courses is INR 25,000/-
What is the last date to apply for BA Entrance examination without penalty?
- Candidates can apply for BA / B.Com Entrance Examination before 16 /11 / 2021 without penalty. Last date for with penalty is 18 / 11 / 2021.
What is the penal fee, if the tuition fee is not paid on or before the last date?
- Ater due date candidates have to pay 50/- rupees for two months. After two months the penal fee will be INR 200/- plus.
How to download UG Application form online?
- Log in to the official website of SDE and select the relevant link for UG Application form. Take a print out of the application form and fill it.
|Course For Admission||Total Tution Fees||Admission Forms|
|Andhra University - Distance Education BA||Rs. 7,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education MA||Rs. 8,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education LLM||Rs. 15,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education B.Ed||Rs. 35,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education B.Sc||Rs. 14,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education Diploma||Rs. 5,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education M.Com||Rs. 8,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education M.Sc||Rs. 25,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education Executive MBA||Rs. 35,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education B.Com||Rs. 8,000|
|Andhra University - Distance Education MJMC||Rs. 12,000|