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Andhra University - Distance Education Admission 2021

Andhra University Distance Education Quick Updates: Students interested to pursue Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PG Diploma, and Certificate level programs at Andhra University Distance Education can download the application form from the official website.
 

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.

AU Distance Education Admission 2021

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.

AU Distance Education Admission Content

Courses Offered by AU Distance Education

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.

Course Specialisation
B.Com
Commerce, Customer Service Management
B.Sc
Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Maths - Physics - Chemistry, Maths - Physics - Computer, Maths - Statistics - Computers, Maths - Economics - Computers, Maths - Physics - Geography, Maths - Economics - Geography
MA
English, Hindi, Telugu, History, Economics, Politics, Public Administration, Sociology, Philosophy, Mathematics, Third Methodology
M.Sc
Psychology, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Zoology, Physics
MBA
Finance, Marketing, HRM, Hospital Administration
Executive MBA
Finance, Marketing, HRM
Diploma
Music, Spoken Hindi and Translation
PG Diploma
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
Certificate Course
Office Automation & Accounting, Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies and Office Automation & Internet Technologies

AU Distance Education Application Form

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. 

  • Go to the University website and select the application form link for the course you are applying.
  • Take a print out of the application form and fill it with required information.
  • Pay the fee INR 400 /- as Demand Draft or S.D.E 
  • Attach Degree/Provisional Certificate of the Previous examination passed, two recent Passport size Photographs, Receipt of Payment of Fee, Date of Birth extract, Identity Card and duly filled three address slip.
  • Send the application form along with the documents and DEmand Draft in favour of “Registrar, Andhra University payable at Visakhapatnam” to the school address.
  • Address -  “Director, School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530 003”.

AU Distance Education Admission Fee

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 BA courses, candidates have to pay INR 7100/- 
  • Fee for B.Com courses is INR 8,400/- and for B.Com Customer Service Management is INR 60,000/-
  • For MA courses is INR 8,000/- and for M.Sc courses is INR 25,000/-
  • Fee for 6 month Certification courses is INR 2,500/-

Entrance Exams Accepted by AU Distance Education

For admission at Andhra University Distance Education school, candidates should have appear ICET or Andhra University Entrance Test.

  • For MBA and MCA admission, candidates should appear ICET or  MA / MCA Entrance test conducted by the Andhra University.
  • BA, B.com and Certification courses admission is based on the BA / B.Com Entrance Test conducted by the SDE.
  • For B.Ed admission candidates have to appear SDE B.Ed entrance test or ED - CET 2021.

AU Distance Education Common Entrance Exam

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.

  • There is no minimum qualification to apply for BA / B.Com Entrance Test. Candidates should complete 18 years of age on 1-11-2021 to apply. 
  • Any Graduates with 50% marks (For SC / ST candidates minimum marks is 45%) can apply for MBA / MCA admission.
  • For B.Ed Entrance Test, candidates should have a graduation in any stream from AU or any other university with 50% marks (40% marks for SC / ST / BC / PWD candidates) with TTC / D.Ed / DELED / LPT /DPED / BPED / Montessori / Pre - Primary Teacher Training Certificate / Any NCTE recognised Teacher Training Certificate and having a bonafide minimum 2 years of Teaching Experiences in Government or Government recognised primary / upper - primary schools or educational institutions.

AU Distance Education Common Entrance Exam Application Form

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 download the application form online from the SDE website.
  • Application form fee for BA / B.Com courses is INR 225/- (Online application form).Candidates can buy application form from school paying 200/- rupees.
  • For MBA / MCA / B.Ed  Entrance Examination application fee is INR 500/- 
  • Download the application form from the official website of SDE and fill it with required information.
  • Pay the application fee as Demand Draft in favour of the “Registrar, Andhra University payable at Visakhapatnam”.
  • Send the application form and DD along with one self addressed envelope to the AU SDE Office.
  • Address -  “Director, School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530 003”.

AU Distance Education Common Entrance Exam Dates

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:

Events Date
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

AU Distance Education Common Entrance Exam Result

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.

  • Go to the SDE home page and click on the respective courses.
  • If the result is published the link will be available in the page and click on it.
  • Registration number of the candidates who are qualified the examination will be visible.
  • If your registration number is there you are eligible for admission to the applied course.

AU Distance Education UG Admission 2021

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. 

AU Distance Education UG Eligibility

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.

Course Eligibility
Admission Criteria
BA
A pass in Intermediate examination or equivalent from any recognised board.
Based on the BA / B.Com Entrance Examination conducted by SDE
B.Com
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

AU Distance Education PG Admission 2021

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.

AU Distance Education PG Eligibility

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:

Course Eligibility
Admission Criteria
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

AU Distance Education Diploma Admission 2021

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.

AU Distance Education Diploma Eligibility

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.

Course Eligibility
Admission Criteria
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.

AU Distance Education PG Diploma Admission 2021

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.

AU Distance Education PG Diploma Eligibility

Candidates who are possessing any Bachelor’s Degree can apply for the AU School of Distance Education Post Graduate Diploma courses. 

Course Eligibility
Admission Criteria
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.

AU Distance Education Certificate courses Admission 2021

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.

AU Distance Education Certificate courses Eligibility

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.

Course Eligibility
Admission Criteria
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

AU Distance Education Professional Courses Admission 2021

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.

AU Distance Education Professional Courses Eligibility

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.

Course Eligibility
Admission Criteria
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
MCA
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 Admission Helpline

AU Distance Education Address and Contact Details
Address
Waltair Junction, AU North Campus, Visakhapatnamb - 530003, Andhra Pradesh.
Phone
0891 2844000, 2844197
Email
[email protected]

AU Distance Education Admission FAQs

  • 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.

 

Andhra University - Distance Education Admission and Fees Details 2021:

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
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