University of Madras Institute of Distance Education

Madras University Distance MBA Admissions 2019-2020

University of Madras, formerly known as Madras University, was constituted in 1840 with Mr. George Norton as its President. After 14 years of the constitution, in !854, the Government of India framed a systematic educational policy and with this the University was established. The university is considered to be the mother of all old universities of south India. It has been recognized by UGC as one of the institutes for “potential of excellence” in the country and accredited by NAAC with grade ’A’. The University has developed the Institute of Distance Education in the year 1981 with the aim to help students achieve their career goals. The institute offers 22 undergraduate courses, 14 post graduate courses, 9 postgraduate science courses, 5 professional courses, 16 diploma courses and 12 certificate courses. IDE helps the students who cannot undergo full time study with the objective of delivering prospects for better access to education and thereby increasing the intellectual achievements of people from different sections of the society as well as from other countries. As, of today, IDE offers 109 programs in the distance learning mode which are all approved by DEC. The institute believes in providing quality study materials in self learning format to its students and takes genuine efforts in promoting borderless education at global level through Tele-education mode.

Madras University Distance MBA Course Offered

The institute offers many MBA courses such as MBA general, MBA integrated and MBA executive. There are many options for specialization in the course:

  • Finance management
  • Educational management
  • Apparel management
  • Export import management
  • Hospital management
  • Human resources management
  • Information security management
  • Marketing management
  • International business management
  • Systems management, etc.

Madras University Distance MBA Eligibility and Age Criteria

  • There is no specific age limit for the course
  • Candidates with bachelor’s degree (minimum of three years’ duration) or Master’s degree or equivalent degree from a university recognized by the UGC/AIU with at least 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply
  • Candidates with a professional degree in engineering/technology/medicine/architecture/law
  • Candidates with professional qualification in accountancy/cost and work accountancy can also apply
  • For MBA Executive, Candidates must be a graduate in any discipline of recognized university/ deemed university along with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in managerial/supervisory/ executive cadre in business/industry in private or public or government, etc.

Madras University Distance MBA Course Duration

The duration of the course is two academic years consisting of four semesters. For MBA Executive, theory is for 1st year and project in the 2nd year.

Madras University Distance MBA Fee Details 2019

Total fees is Rs.19,500. For 1st year the fee is Rs.11,150 and for the 2nd year it is Rs.8,350.

Madras University Distance MBA Admission Procedure

Candidates can apply through online registration of application. Candidates are advised to download the prospectus and schedule from the university website and the schedule will not be sent to candidates by post. It is also advised to pay the tuition fee through online along with the application form.

Madras University Distance MBA Contact Details

The Director

Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras

IDE Building, Chepauk, Chennai – 600 005

Telephone: 044-2561 3716



Free Admission Help