andhra university - distance education

Andhra University - Distance Education

Kirlampudi Layout, Chinna Waltair, Pedda Waltair, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530017

Approved By: NAAC , UGC        Type: Public

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Andhra University Distance MBA Overview

Andhra University is the oldest & accredited university that have recognized a worldwide image in academic brilliance by NAARC with grade ‘A’. The School of Distance Education of Andhra University is an organ of this university imparting exemplary education standards since 1972 & has been one of the elite institutes in the aspect of higher studies. It has been striving to extend the reach of higher education to the society to the remotest location of Andhra Pradesh.

Distance Education is the newest movement in the market today where you have the liberty to continue with your job & other commitments while pursuing your studies. The skill & degree you get while working is the key that will help you to reach the new heights.

Students of this institution study the same syllabus & subject as that of regular/day scholar student of Andhra University. The degree awarded is also the same. The learning package comprises of self learning study material audio-video packages & face to face interaction.

The institution aims to uphold Indian intellectual traditions and human values & create world class professionals. It is also imparting globally focused education to all sections of society.

Andhra University Distance MBA Programs and Specializations

The programmes are offered in:-

CoursesDuration (Years)
Professional Courses 
M.B.A. (Finance)3 years
M.B.A. (HRM)3 years
M.B.A. (Marketing)3 years
M.B.A. (Hospital Administration)3 years
Executive M.B.A. (Finance)2 years
Executive M.B.A. (HRM)2 years
Executive M.B.A. (Marketing)2 years
M.C.A.3 years
MHRM2 years
Master of Journalism & Mass Communication2 years
B.Ed.2 years
B.Ed. III Methodology / MA Education III Methodology1 years
LL.M2 years
Post Graduate Courses 
M.Com2 years
MA in English2 years
MA in Hindi2 years
MA in Telugu2 years
MA in History2 years
MA in Economics2 years
MA in Politics2 years
MA in Public Administration2 years
MA in Sociology2 years
MA in Philosophy2 years
MA / MSc. Mathematics2 years
MSc in Psychology2 years
MSc in Botany2 years
MSc in Organic Chemistry2 years
MSc in Zoology2 years
MSc in Physics2 years
Graduate Courses 
B.A. (Both English & Telugu Medium)3 years
B.Com (Both English & Telugu Medium)3 years
B.Com (Customer Service Management) (English Medium only)3 years
B.Sc. * Rs.500/- EXTRA FOR COMPUTERS (English Medium only) 1) MPC, 2) MPComp., 3) MComp.Stat. 4) M Eco. Comp.5) Maths,Phy.,Geography3 years
B.Sc. (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) (English Medium only)3 years
Post Graduate Diploma Courses 
PG Diploma in Co-operation and Rural Studies1 years
PG Diploma in Functional English1 years
PG Diploma in Travel and Tourism Mgnt.1 years
PG Diploma in Management of Voluntary Organizations1 years
PG Diploma in Computer Programming & Applications1 years
PG Diploma in Translation1 years
PG Dip. in Environmental Studies1 years
PG Diploma in Management1 years
PG Dip. in Disaster Management1 years
PG Diploma in Spoken Hindi and Translation1 years
Diploma Courses 
Diploma in Music2 years
Diploma in Spoken Hindi and Translation6 month
Certificate Courses 
Certificate in Office Automation & Accounting (English Medium)6 month
Certificate in Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies (English Medium)6 month
Certificate in Office Automation & Internet Technologies (English Medium)6 month

Andhra University Distance MBA Admission Procedure

Candidates can download the application Form from the website Cost of application form is Rs 300/- Candidates have to pay Rs 300/- by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Registrar All towards cost of application form& submit the same along with application.

Andhra University Distance MBA Admission Important Dates

Andhra University Distance Learning MBA/PGDM Admission 2021

EventsImportant Dates
Online Common Application Opens
29 Jan 2021
Online Common Application closesTo be notified
Counseling and Information Session Start DateTo be notified
Selection process start dateTo be notified
Result Declaration DateTo be notified

Andhra University Distance MBA/PGDM Fee Structure

The fees for different courses are given below:-

Professional Courses1st Year2nd Year3rd YearTotal
M.B.A. (Finance)18,000/-12,000/-5,000/-35,000/-
M.B.A. (HRM)18,000/-12,000/-5,000/-35,000/-
M.B.A. (Marketing)18,000/-12,000/-5,000/-35,000/-
M.B.A. (Hospital Administration)25,000/-15,000/-10,000/-50,000/-
Executive M.B.A. (Finance)23,000/-1200035,000/-
Executive M.B.A. (HRM)23,000/-1200035,000/-
Executive M.B.A. (Marketing)23,000/-1200035,000/-
Master of Journalism & Mass Communication7,000/-5,000/-12,000/-
B.Ed.20,000/-15,000/- 35,000/-
B.Ed. III Methodology / MA Education III Methodology5,000/-5,000/-
Post Graduate Courses    
MA in English5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Hindi5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Telugu5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in History5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Economics5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Politics5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Public Administration5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Sociology5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA in Philosophy5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MA / MSc. Mathematics5,000/-3,000/-8,000/-
MSc in Psychology15,000/-10,000/-25,000/-
MSc in Botany15,000/-10,000/-25,000/-
MSc in Organic Chemistry15,000/-10,000/-25,000/-
MSc in Zoology15,000/-10,000/-25,000/-
MSc in Physics15,000/-10,000/-25,000/-
Graduate Courses    
B.A. (Both English & Telugu Medium)3,600/-1,700/-1,700/-7,000/-
B.Com (Both English & Telugu Medium)4,000/-2,000/-2,000/-8,000/-
B.Com (Customer Service Management) (English Medium only)10,000+10,00010,000+10,00010,000+10,00060,000/-
B.Sc. * Rs.500/- EXTRA FOR COMPUTERS (English Medium only) 1) MPC, 2) MPComp., 3) MComp.Stat. 4) M Eco. Comp.5) Maths,Phy.,Geography5,000/-4,000*/-4,000*/-13,000/-
B.Sc. (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) (English Medium only)6,000/-4,000/-4,000/-14,000/-
Post Graduate Diploma Courses    
PG Diploma in Co-operation and Rural Studies5,000/-5,000/-
PG Diploma in Functional English4,000/-4,000/-
PG Diploma in Travel and Tourism Mgnt.5,000/-5,000/-
PG Diploma in Management of Voluntary Organizations5,000/-5,000/-
PG Diploma in Computer Programming & Applications8,000/-8,000/-
PG Diploma in Translation4,000/-4,000/-
PG Dip. in Environmental Studies5,000/-5,000/-
PG Diploma in Management10,000/-10,000/-
PG Dip. in Disaster Management5,000/-5,000/-
PG Diploma in Spoken Hindi and Translation5,000/-5,000/-
Diploma Courses    
Diploma in Music4,000/-2,000/-6,000/-
Diploma in Spoken Hindi and Translation4,000/-4,000/-
Certificate Courses    
Certificate in Office Automation & Accounting (English Medium)2,500/-2,500/-
Certificate in Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies (English Medium)2,500/-2,500/-
Certificate in Office Automation & Internet Technologies (English Medium)2,500/-2,500/-

Andhra University Distance MBA Eligibility Criteria

For admission into the Postgraduate program the student needs to be a graduate from any of the recognized universities or an equivalent degree recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with a minimum aggregate of 50%. The applicant may or may not have a work experience of 2 years (the candidate must present a work experience certificate, if applicable).

NMIMS Distance MBA Review & Ranking

Placements: Andhra University is one of the oldest University with a high placement record. Several students are employed in various corporations in campus drives. Some of the best marketing and finance companies come to the campus for recruitments. The university witnesses some of the highly reputed firms like HCL, ITC, Effronix, Andhra Bank, and many more. Some students are offered with the salary package of 9 lakhs per annum and average salary of 3 lakh per annum.

Infrastructure: Campus spreading over 400 acres, the management ensures to maintain the greenery with peaceful surroundings. Classrooms and labs are sophisticated with installations of latest equipment. The central library provides all types of books, medical facilities are provided in a dispensary in the south campus.

Faculty: There are many highly qualified and knowledgeable faculties in the universityUniversity also offers its students to go for internship at the corporation of choice and interact with the industry leaders essential for their understanding towards the modern industry trends.

Andhra University FAQS For Executive/Distance MBA Programes

Ques.1.How can I get admission in Andhra University for an MBA degree?


  • The interested candidates can apply online for an MBA degree at Andhra University.
  • Candidates can download the online Application Form from the official website Click here.
  • The candidates are required to pay an application fee of INR 300.
  • Candidates have to pay INR 300/- by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Registrar along with the registration form.

Ques.2. Can I apply online for the Distance Learning MBA Program?

Ans:- Yes, you can apply online for distance learning MBA program in Andhra University. The online application form is available on the official website of the college. To register to click here.

Ques.3.Is Andhra University a government or private?

Ans:- Andhra University is a government university recognized by the government of Andhra Pradesh. It has received accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and University Grants Commission (UGC).

Ques.4. Is there management quota in Andhra University?

Ans:- Andhra University provides admission through the valid score in APICET entrance examination. The University doesn’t entertain in admission through management quota.

Ques.5.Is ICET required for distance MBA?

Ans:- Yes ICET score is acceptable for distance MBA programs in Andhra Pradesh University. However, it is not mandatory as the university conducts its own entrance examination called APICET for admission procedure. The candidate should have obtained a minimum 45% marks and have mathematics as one of the subjects at Intermediate level examination. The candidate should qualify in ICET or APICET to be eligible for admission.

Ques.6. What is the minimum rank to get Andhra University for MBA program?

Ans:- General candidates required a minimum 50 marks out of 200 in AP ICET Examination. Unreserved category students don’t require to qualify any cutoff marks. The “A” Grade and “B” Grade colleges under Andhra University consider minimum rank between 1 to 100, 100 to 1000 and 1001 to 10,000 respectively.

Ques.7.What is the difference between the executive distance MBA program and the regular distance MBA program in India?

Ans:- The acronym of Executive MBA is mentioned as EMBA. Executive Distance MBA is designed for working professionals who are interested in developing their business and professional skills. It provides better expose for the professionals without leaving their jobs. The candidates are required to have minimum years of work experience along with graduation degree for EMBA.  Whereas regular Distance MBA is a full-time course to understand the complete business and management studies. The candidates with a normal graduation degree can avail for this course.