Anna University Distance Education

Sardar Patel Road, Guindy, Tamil Nadu, India

Approved By: UGC,AICTE,NAAC-A         Type: Public

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ANNA University Distance MBA/BBA Overview

Anna University is a Technical university in Tamil Nadu, India. The main campus is in Guindy Chennai. It was established in 1979 with the Motto Progress through knowledgeable. This University is ranked seventh and one of the top 10 universities in India for Distance Education. MBA It is well recognized and highly respectable institution.

The trend of online learning or distance education is increasing globally. Since the penetration of Internet and speed has increased, a lot of good solutions to deliver online education have emerged. A number of universities are adopting online education for it students Anna University is not an exception in following the Global Trend. This university is offering online professional courses to working professionals. Anna University distance MBA is one of the most popular professional courses that University offers. The 2 year MBA course offered by University enables the students to understand the key practices and functional areas that will help them becoming a better leader in the field of business management.

ANNA University Distance MBA/BBA Programs and Specializations

1.MBA Programmes:-The program is offered with a wide array of specialization.

  • MBA – General Management
  • MBA – Technology Management
  • MBA – Financial Services Management
  • MBA – Marketing Management
  • MBA – Operations Management
  • MBA – Health Services Management
  • MBA – Human Resource Management
  • MBA – Hospitality Services Management

2.Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 

3.Master of Science (M.Sc)

4.Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

ANNA University Distance MBA/BBA Admission Procedure

Admission will be provided to only those students who will meet the eligibility criteria of MBA/BBA program.

There will be 2 admission cycles every year IE academic year cycle and calendar year cycle that means students can apply for admission twice in a year.

All admissions will be given based on the performance of Distance Education Entrance Test.

All students who will clear the entrance test will be provisionally selected for be in admission the university will prepare a merit list

Who have qualified the entrance examination and final selection will be done based on the rank obtained in the test.

Special note to all students. They are required to produce all the Mark sheets and provisional or original degree at the time of admission. No admission will be provided in the absence of these documents

Students who have obtained their graduation degree via off campus system are not allowed for admission. Students who are pursuing any other post graduate course from Anna University or any other University are not allowed admission.

ANNA University Distance MBA Admission Important Dates

ANNA University Distance Learning MBA/PGDM Admission 2021

EventsImportant Dates
Online Common Application Opens
1st week of May
Closing of application formLast week of May
Releasing of admit card2nd week of June
Exam Date3rd week of June
Result Declaration DateJuly

ANNA University Distance MBA/PGDM/BBA Fee Structure

Anna University distance education fee is quite affordable.The fee needs to be paid every semester.Fee is payable in the form of Demand Draft (D.D) drawn in favour of The Director,Centre for Distance Education, Anna University Chennai and payable at Chennai.Students who have obtained their graduation degree from outside Tamil Nadu has to pay a fee of Rs. 400  as registration fee at the time of admission.Details are given below:-

Fee structure For MBA / MCA / M.Sc. (CS)
First SemesterEvery Subsequent
Admission feeRs.850Tuition FeeRs. 3000
Cost of Regulation & Syllabus BookRs.300Course Development FeesRs. 4000
Refundable Caution DepositRs. 5000Learning AidsRs. 3000
Tuition FeeRs. 3000Learning Material DevelopmentRs. 1000
Course Development FeesRs. 4000Facilitation feeRs. 1500
Learning AidsRs. 3000Total12,500/-
Learning Material DevelopmentRs. 1000  
Facilitation feeRs. 1500  
TotalRs. 18,650/- 
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Fee for the distance BBA program at Annamalai University is Rs. 8500 for the first year and Rs.7000 for the subsequent years.
In addition, applicants will have to the sum of Rs. 150 as prospectus fee and Rs. 1500 each year for materials.

ANNA University Distance MBA/BBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Pass in Bachelor’s degree.
  • Pass in entrance examination conducted by Anna University  
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The requirement for admission into the distance BBA program at Annamalai University is 10 + 2.

ANNA University Distance MBA Review & Ranking

Placements: Anna University has a good placement record. Many marketing, software, finance companies visit the campus for recruitments. Highly reputed firms like Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and many more recruit students every year. Students are offered good packages depending on the experience. Average salary was estimated to be 1 lakh per annum and some students are recruited with the highest salary of 5 lakhs per annum.

Infrastructure: Students are provided with great facilities in the campus with a very peaceful atmosphere. Classrooms are well equipped with computers, projectors, etc. to facilitate better learning. The university has one of the biggest library which is accessible to students all the time.

Faculty: Anna University has a very strong faculty team with helping nature towards the students. All the faculties are experienced and expertise in their fields and provide students the best as per their knowledge.

ANNA University FAQS For Executive/Distance MBA Programes

Ques.1.Does Anna University have distance education?

Ans:- Yes, Anna University has distance education programs. It is recognized for offering the best online education/distance education. It is the most preferred University for Distance MBA programs in India. The University conducts Direct Education Entrance Test (DEET) for taking admission in Distance education programs.

Ques.2. How can I write a TC application for college?

Ans:- Transfer application form/ Tc application form of Anna University is available online on its official website. To download the application form Click here.  Students can also submit their application in online mode after duly filling-up the necessary information.

Ques.3. What is the fees structure for MBA in Anna University?

Ans:-The fees structure for MBA charged by Anna University for the first semester is mentioned below:

Category Amount (INR)
Admission fee850
Cost of syllabus book300
Refundable Caution Deposit5000
Tuition charge3000
Course development charges4000
Learning aid3000
Learning Material Development1000
Facilitation fees1500
Total fees18650

Fees charged for the subsequent semester

Category Amount (INR)
Tuition charge3000
Course development charges4000
Learning aid3000
Learning Material Development1000
Facilitation fees1500
Total fees12500

Ques.4.What are the documents required for distance education?


The candidate should have successfully completed his/her Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years from a recognized university. 

Certificate of Clearance in the Distance Education Entrance Test (DEET) conducted by Anna University

Demand Draft of INR 650 with the application form

Ques.5. Is attendance Mandatory in Anna University?

Ans:- YesAttendance is Mandatory in Anna University. The students are recommended to maintain their attendance record of minimum 75% (excluding medical leave). A minimum attendance of 75% is compulsory in order to avoid disqualification from attending examinations.

Ques.6.How many courses are available at Anna University in distance mode?

Ans:- Centre for Distance Education (CDE) of Anna University is well-known for offering courses on distance mode.