Alagappa University Distance Education

Alagappa University, Alagappa Puram, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu.

Approved By: NAAC , AIU , UGC , DEB       Type: Public

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Alagappa University Distance MBA/BBA Overview

The Directorate of Distance Education ,Alagappa University was established in the University in 1992. The Directorate offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes in the disciplines of Management, Computer Applications, Science, Education and Languages.

The Directorate offers various innovative, job-oriented and socially relevant 84 academic programmes in the field of Arts, Science, Information Technology, Education and Management. It has an excellent network of Many Learning Centers for providing effective service to the student community.


Alagappa University Distance Education Programs and Specializations

M.Com. *2 Years
M.Com. (Finance & Control)2 Years
M.B.A. (General) *2 Years
M.B.A. (International Business)2 Years
M.B.A. (Banking and Finance)2 Years
M.B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship)2 Years
M.B.A. (Project Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Hospital Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Human Resource Management) *2 Years
M.B.A. (Tourism)2 Years
M.B.A. (Education Management)2 Years
M.B.A.( 5 year Integrated) *5 Years
M.B.A. (Retail Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Technology Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Logistics Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Corporate Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Financial Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Marketing Management) *2 Years
M.B.A. (System Management)2 Years
M.B.A. (Production and Operations Management)2 Years
M.B.A.(Co-operative Management)2 Years
P.G. Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)1 Year
P.G. Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations1 Year
P.G. Diploma in Hospital Administration1 Year
P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Management1 Year
P.G. Diploma in Business Management1 Year
P.G. Diploma in Sports Management1 Year
P.G. Diploma in Yoga1 Year
B.Lit. (Tamil)3 Years
B.A. (English)3 Years
B.A. (History) *3 Years
B.A.(Economics) *3 Years
B.A. (Public Administration)3 Years
B.Sc. (Mathematics)3 Years
B.Sc.(Information Technology)3 Years
B.Sc.(Computer Science)3 Years
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)3 Years
B.Sc. (Psychology)3 Years
B.Com*3 Years
B.B.A*3 Years
B.B.A. (Banking)3 Years
B.Com. (Computer Applications)3 Years
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.)1 Year
B.Ed.2 Years

Alagappa UniversityDistance MBA/BBA Admission Procedure

The candidate may seek admission either directly to the University or through any one of the approved Learning Centers. The list of Approved Learning Centers is given in the Website

If the candidates enroll directly with the University, the Course Materials shall be directly sent to them and they have to attend the Contact Classes  at Karaikudi only.

If candidates enroll through Learning Centers, the Course Materials shall be sent through the Learning Centers and they have to attend the Contact Classes arranged by the Learning Centers at their places.

Direct admission with the University The following documents are to be enclosed along with the filled-in application:

  • The original entry qualification of HSC/ Diploma Certificate or Degree or Provisional Certificate and a copy attested by the Gazetted Officer. (Original Certificates will be returned immediately after verification)
  • Student Index Card with stamp size photo and signature affixed.
  • Demand Draft for the prescribed total fee drawn in favour of the Director, DDE, Alagappa University, payable on any bank at Karaikudi.
  • No Transfer Certificate is required for admission to any of the Courses.However, a ‘Course Completion Certificate’ may be issued for those candidates who apply for it.
  • The Transfer Certificate can be issued only on production of the following documents : by post (or) In person (candidate only).

Previous original  T.C of the candidate.

Fees Rs-100/- Through Demand Draft

(“Favour the Director ,DDE, Alagappa  University,Karaikudi “)


Cash payment through Bank Counter at DDE campus.Copy of Student I.D card.

The filled-in application along with the required documents should be sent to the following address by Registered Post before the last date specified:

The Director,

Directorate of Distance Education,

Alagappa University,

Karaikudi – 630 003,

Tamil Nadu.

Admission through Learning Centre The filled-in application has to be submitted through the Learning Centers along with the following documents:

  • The original entry qualification of HSC/ Diploma Certificate or Degree or Provisional Certificate and a copy attested by the Gazetted Officer. (Original Certificates will be returned immediately after verification).
  • Student Index Card with a stamp size photo and signature affixed.
  • The candidate has to submit two Demand Drafts separately towards Course Fee (For details see Annexure-I):
  • One Demand Draft in favour of the Director, DDE, Alagappa University, payable at Karaikudi towards the University Share, and
  • Another Demand Draft in favour of the Learning Center concerned through whom the candidate seeks admission.
  • The above Two Demand Drafts should be submitted to the Learning Center along with the filled-in Application.
  • No Transfer Certificate is required for admission to any of the Courses. However, a ‘Course Completion Certificate’ may be issued for those candidates who apply for it.
  • The candidates are advised not to pay any fee in the form of Cash to the Learning Center under any circumstances.
  • Please note that no other fee is payable by the candidates to the Learning Centers except Examination Fees.

Alagappa University Distance Education Fee Structure

The fee per year for all the courses are given below:-

S.NoName of ProgrammesCourse Fees RsCourse Fee,if applicable  for concession (25%)
1B.Lit. (Tamil)25001875
2B.A. (English)25001875
3B.A. (History) *25001875
4B.A.(Economics) *25001875
5B.A. (Public Administration)25001875
6B.Sc. (Mathematics)25001875
7B.Sc.(Information Technology)83006225
8B.Sc.(Computer Science)83006225
9Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)83006225
10B.Sc. (Psychology)25001875
13B.B.A. (Banking)25001875
14B.Com. (Computer Applications)44003300
15Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.)42003150
17M.A. (Tamil)50003750
18M.A. (English)50003750
19M.A. (History) *50003750
21M.A. (Personnel Management and Industrial Relations)50003750
22M.A. (Child Care and Education)50003750
24M.A.(Economics) *44003300
25M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication )50003750
26M.A. (Education)77005775
28M.Sc.,(Computer Science)1430010725
29M.Sc., (Information Technology)1430010725
30Master of Computer Applications (MCA)1540011550
31M.Sc, (Chemistry)2000015000
33M.Sc. (Botany)2000015000
36M.Sc. (Microbiology)2000015000
37M.Sc. (Home Science – Nutrition and Dietetics)2000015000
38M.Com. *44003300
39M.Com. (Finance & Control)44003300
40M.B.A. (General) *132009900
41M.B.A. (International Business)132009900
42M.B.A. (Banking and Finance)132009900
43M.B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship)132009900
44M.B.A. (Project Management)132009900
45M.B.A. (Hospital Management)132009900
46M.B.A. (Human Resource Management) *132009900
47M.B.A. (Tourism)132009900
48M.B.A. (Education Management)132009900
49M.B.A.( 5 year Integrated) * #  
 I Year33002475
 II Year44003300
 III Year55004125
 IV Year88006600
 V Year88006600
50M.B.A. (Retail Management)132009900
51M.B.A. (Technology Management)132009900
52M.B.A. (Logistics Management)132009900
53M.B.A. (Corporate Management)132009900
54M.B.A. (Financial Management)132009900
55M.B.A. (Marketing Management) *132009900
56M.B.A. (System Management)132009900
57M.B.A. (Production and Operations Management)132009900
58M.B.A.(Co-operative Management)132009900
59Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)50003750
60P.G. Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)83006225
61P.G. Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations55004125
62P.G. Diploma in Hospital Administration55004125
63P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Management55004125
64P.G. Diploma in Business Management55004125
65P.G. Diploma in Sports Management55004125
66P.G. Diploma in Yoga33002475

Alagappa University Distance Learning MBA Admission Important Dates

New Admissions Schedule for July 2021 session:

Admission StartsMay, 2021
Admission without late feeMay, 2021 to  August, 201
Admission with late fee of Rs. 500/-To Be Announced
Admission with late fee of Rs. 1000/-To Be Announced

Important Dates for Executive MBA January 2021 session:

EventsImportant Dates
Admission beginApril 2021
Admission without late feesApril 2021 to July 2021

Alagappa UniversityDistance MBA/BBA Eligibility Criteria

The university only requires the student to possess a degree from any of the recognized universities with a 10+2+3 education system

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Educational Qualification :Candidate must have completed 10 +2 or equivalent degree from any recognized institution.

Age Requirements :There is no minimum age requirement.

Alagappa University Distance MBA/BBA Review & Ranking

Alagappa University is one of the best universities in the country for distance education. It has been ranked 19th among the top Distance education universities in the country by Careers360 in its 2012 ranking, and is highly respected for all of its courses.

  • Placement:  Alagappa University is reckoned as one of the finest educational institution for its persistent dedication on providing quality education to its students. Many highly prestigious companies visit the campus for direct recruitment of students. Students get the opportunity to choose whichever employment best suits them. Multinational companies like Cognizant, Britannia, Nestle, Hexaware, IDBI Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and many more come for direct recruitment every year.
  • Infrastructure: The University is spread across 450 acres of land with modern multifaceted of buildings. The lush green campus includes great infrastructure facilities which helps the students to focus on their education. There are well equipped classrooms, libraries to facilitate better learning. The University also has a dispensary with medical assistance. Hostel and mess facilities are also pretty decent with a lot of other food options apart from the mess.
  • Faculty: Faculties of the university are well-educated, friendly and provide proper guidance and support to the students when required. They are highly qualified with publications and they believe to deliver a basic concepts of their subjects. They also provide opportunities to the students to interact with industry leaders and learn the latest needs in the industry.

Alagappa University FAQS For Executive/Distance MBA Programes

Ques.1. Is the Alagappa Distance MBA program worth it?

Ans:- Alagappa University offers 2 years distance MBA program. The course is approved by University Grant Commission – Distance Education Bureau (UGC-DEB), New Delhi. Distance MBA from this University has various advantages including updated-curriculum, affordable fee structure, examinations twice a year, many examination centres across Tamil Nadu. It is absolutely worth doing distance MBA from Alagappa University.

Ques.2. How to apply for this program?

Ans:- Admission takes place twice a year (during January-February) and (during July-August). For online admission, the candidates can fill up the form available at For offline admission candidates can obtain the application form from one of the study centers of Alagappa University. The candidate needs to submit a DD of Rs 300 drawn in the favor of “The Director, DDE, Alagappa University”.  Next he/ she must send the photocopies of required documents to The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University.

Ques.3. Can I physically visit Alagappa University after I register for distance MBA?

Ans:- Though no physical classes are taken for the distance MBA program in Alagappa University but the students are allowed to visit the University on their will.

Ques.4. Is a distance MBA degree from Alagappa recognized internationally?

Ans:- Since Alagappa University is approved by University Grant Commission – Distance Education Bureau (UGC-DEB), New Delhi, distance MBA degree from this Institute is well recognized internationally.

Ques.5. Is the placement score for distance MBA from Alagappa University best?

Ans:- Alagappa University offers a good placement to its students. The college arranges internship for the students. Basically the insurance companies are the prime recruiters for this Institute.

Ques.6. Can I apply for revaluation if I am unsatisfied with the mark awarded?

Ans:- If unsatisfied with the mark awarded, the students can apply for revaluation. The student needs to download the Annexure-V Proforma, i.e. the application form for revaluation from the Website and submit it to the University.

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