Sri Krishnadevaraya University Directorate of Distance Education, [SKUCDE] Ananthapur: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
Updated On - Dec 14, 2021
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Sri Krishnadevaraya University Directorate of Distance Education, [SKUCDE] Ananthapur Overview

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Directorate of Distance Education, [SKUCDE] Ananthapuramu, had started as a postgraduate centre in the year 1967-68. It was affiliated in the year 1988. The University provides higher education needs of the Rayalaseema region in general and the Ananthapuramu District in particular. The University gained autonomy in the year 1976.

Sri Krishnadevaraya University Admission can be done on various academic programs that lead to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The undergraduate courses like B.A. and B.Com were introduced in the academic year 2005-06. The courses in SKU CDE offers in various streams in arts, commerce, computers, etc. The University initially started with five departments and 100 students and now the university has five campuses,  SKU College of Arts, SKU College of Sciences, SKU College of Engineering and Technology, SKU College of Education, and SKU College of Pharmacy.

In the Academic year 2000-2001, the university established the center of Distance Education (CDE) by introducing Postgraduate courses under distance mode. This was introduced for those who are not able to continue their regular courses. CDE was later renamed as Directorate of Distance Education from the Academic Year 2011-12. The main aim of the university is to provide higher education to big sections of the population mainly to the disadvantaged sections of the society.

SKUCDE Quick Links:

The Highlights of the college like Address, Contact Number, E-mail and Programmes Offered are mentioned below:

Sri Krishnadevaraya University,   Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh - 515055
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
Contact Number 08554-255688
Programmes Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate and B.ED

SKU CDE Courses:

The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate courses in the field of arts, commerce and computers. The courses B.A. and B.Com were introduced in the academic year 2005-06. Now, Directorate of Distance Education offers B.A, B.Com (Gen), B.Sc, B.Com (Computers), B.Ed and B.L.I.Sc. The Postgraduate and P.G Diploma courses being offered by the DDE includes M.A in Telugu, History, Economics, English, etc and M.Sc in Organic Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, etc. It also offers M.Com, MBA and PGDCA.

Courses Specialization
(History-Economics-Political science), (Economics-Public Administration-Political Science), (Economics-Public Administration-Sociology), (Economics-History-Sociology,), (History-Public Administration-Political Science), (History-Political Science-Advanced Telugu)
General, Computers
(Mathematics-Physics-Chemistry), (Mathematics-Physics-Computer Science), (Mathematics- Statistics-Computer Science), (Mathematics-Physics-Computer Science), (Botany-zoology-Chemistry)
B.B.M -
Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science, Social Science
History, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, English, Telugu, Rural Development
Physics, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology
M.Com -
M.B.A -
B.Lib.I.Sc -
P.G.D.C.A -

The fee particulars vary on the types of courses. Different programmes have different fee structure. some of them are mentioned below:

  • For all the three year BA course, the fees charged is 3000 per year.
  • For the B.Com General, the fees charged is 3000 per year while for BCom Computers it charges 4200 per year.
  • For the BBA course 1 st year it is 4800, 2nd year it is 6000 and 7200 for the 3rd year.
  • For the 2 year Post Graduate Courses, the fees charged are 4200 per year.

Sri Krishnadevaraya University Directorate of Distance Education Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should check their eligibility before applying to the courses.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates who have cleared the Intermediate or its equivalent (10+2) examination or A.P Open Intermediate are eligible.
  • Candidates who have passed the Two-year I.T.I. or Two-year vocational course after S.S.C are also eligible.
  • Candidates who have passed the eligibility test conducted by DDE,
    S.K.University is eligible for direct admission.
  • Candidates who have passed the Intermediate and A.P Open
    Intermediate or its equivalent examination with relevant subjects as electives can apply.
  • Candidates who have passed in 10th Class or equivalent and passes in two years of ITI/Polytechnic/two year's vocational course/equivalent course is eligible to apply to the Course.
M.Sc Mathematics
  • Candidates should complete B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the three subjects of equal standard or as Main under Part-II from a recognized University
M.Sc Physics
  • Candidates with B.Sc Physics and Mathematics under Part II from a recognized University
M.Sc Computer
  • Applicants must be a B.A./B.Sc./BCA/B.Com. with Computers/Computer Applications, or B.A./B.Sc. with Mathematics or Statistics followed by one year PGDCA/PGDCSA/ BCA
M.Sc.Organic Chemistry
  • Candidates with B.Sc Chemistry from a recognized University.
M.Sc Botany
  • Candidates who have completed B.Sc. with Botany under Part – II from a recognized University are eligible
M.Sc Zoology
  • Candidates with B.Sc. Zoology under Part-II from a
    recognized University.
  • Candidates who have a valid ICET Rank or they should pass the admission test conducted by DDE.
Bachelor of Library and Information Science / PGDCA
  • Candidates should complete any Bachelor’s Degree of three-year duration from a recognized University
B.ED Mathematics
  • Candidates should have B.A./B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the group subject or B.C.A.
  • Candidates with Mathematics at Intermediate level as a group subject is eligible.
  • Candidates who have B.Tech with Mathematics and Physics subjects can apply.
B.ED Physical Science
  • Candidates with B.Sc Physics and Chemistry or candidates with BCA are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) at Intermediate level are also eligible.
B.ED Biological Science
  • Candidates with B.Sc. or B.Sc. Home Science who have
    studied Botany and Zoology or Allied Life Sciences can apply.
  • Candidates with Biological Science at Intermediate level can also apply.
B.ED Social Studies
  • Candidates with B.A/B.Com./ B.B.M. or B.C.A. candidates
    with Social Sciences at Intermediate level as group subject are eligible to apply.

SKU CDE Admission Procedure:

The Admissions of the university can be submitted online through the official website. For UG candidates an entrance test is applicable which is conducted through the study centres. The application procedure for the courses are mentioned below:

  • A login ID is provided for the courses through official website
  • A Candidate should Register first and then login.
  • Fill the Application Form and pay the application fee through online payment option
  • Take the printout of the Application form and the candidate should sign the application form.
  • Candidates should keep the signed copy of the Bank Receipt and filled the application form for further correspondence.

The UG candidates should enclose the following documents along with the application:

  1. Attested Xerox copy of Date of birth certificate
  2. Xerox Copy of SSC or its equivalent certificate.
  3. Copy of Bank Receipt related course fee.
  4. Original Intermediate Pass Certificate along with Xerox copy.

The PG students should submit the following Xerox copies of the certificates along with the application form:

  1. Intermediate Marks Memo
  2. SSC Marks Memo
  3. The Copy of Bank Receipt towards the course fee
  4. Degree Marks Memos and Provisional Certificate or Original Degree certificate along with a set of Xerox copies.

B. Ed students should submit the following Xerox copies of the certificates along with the application form.

  1. Intermediate Marks Memo
  2. SSC Marks Memo
  3. Caste Certificate, if applicable.
  4. No Objection certificate by DEO/ Commissioner
  5. Residence Certificate or Study Certificate from IX class to Degree
  6. Degree Marks Memos and Provisional or Original Degree certificate
  7. Service certificate issued by MEO/DEO/ Commissioner etc.
  8. NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode

Sri Krishnadevaraya University Directorate of Distance Education, [SKUCDE] Ananthapur Highlights

Institution Type Public


How do students get the Prospectus?

Prospectus on different courses is available on the official website of the college. 

What is the Eligibility Criteria of the Courses in College?

Eligibility Criteria is different for all the different courses. 

Can Students get a loan for Study?

No, there is no provision for a loan to study.  

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