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CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION, ANNA UNIVERSITY


Admission Information and Fee structure

Courses offered

The Centre for Distance Educaiton offers MBA, MCA, M.Sc. (CS) and M.Sc. (CS-FOSS) Degree Programmes through Distance Mode.

Eligibility

 A. Master of Business Administration (MBA)

1. A pass in any Bachelor Degree*
and
2. A pass in the Distance Education Entrance Test (DEET) conducted by Anna University

* The Bachelor Degree must have been obtained after +2 or equivalent


 B. Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

1. A pass in any Bachelor Degree*.

    The candidate should have studied Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level or Mathematics at +2 level.
and
2. A pass in the Distance Education Entrance Test (DEET) conducted by Anna University

* The Bachelor Degree must have been obtained after +2 or equivalent

 C. Master of Science (M.Sc.) - Computer Science

A pass in any Bachelor Degree*.

    The candidate should have studied Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level or Mathematics at +2 level.

* The Bachelor Degree must have been obtained after +2 or equivalent

 D. Master of Science (M.Sc.) -(CS-FOSS)

A pass in any Bachelor Degree*.

    The candidate should have studied Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level or Mathematics at +2 level.

* The Bachelor Degree must have been obtained after +2 or equivalent

Candidate applying for admission to M.Sc. (CS) and M.Sc. (CS-FOSS) programme will be directly called for admission.

Note:

  1. Candidate who can produce either Provisional or Degree Certificate and all semester Mark Sheets at the time of admission can only apply.
  2. Those who have obtained their U.G Degree by undergoing the course in “Off campus“ system are not eligible.
  3. Those who have recently enrolled themselves for some other P.G Programme and undergoing the Programme are not eligible.


Entrance Test, Selection and Admission

Two admissions are made in a year - one for Academic Year and the other for Calendar Year.

Admission is based on the Distance Education Entrance Test (DEET)

Distance Education Entrance Test

Separate Entrance Test will be conducted for admission to MBA, MCA Degree Programmes.

Selection and Admission Procedure

Candidates who qualify in the Entrance Test will be provisonally selected for admission.

A rank list will be prepared based on the marks scored in the DEET and admission is based on the rank obtained.

A separate rank list will be prepared for TANCET candidates based on TANCET score and they will be considered for admission as per their rank against the seats set apart for them.

Fee structure

Ist Semester
Admission fee
Rs.850
Cost of Regulation & Syllabus Book
Rs.300
Refundable Caution Deposit
Rs.5000
Tuition Fee
Rs.3000
Course Development Fees
Rs.4000
Learning Aids
Rs.3000
Learning Material Development
Rs.1000
Facilitation fee
Rs.1500
Total
Rs.18,650
Every subsequent Semester
Tuition Fee
Rs.3000
Course Development Fees
Rs.4000
Learning Aids
Rs.3000
Learning Material Development
Rs.1000
Facilitation fee
Rs.1500
Total
Rs.12,500

Candidates who have obtained their qualifying Degree from an University located outside Tamilnadu have to pay an additional sum of Rs.400 towards recognition fee at the time of admission

Fee is payable in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the "Director, Centre for Distance Education, Anna University Chennai" and payable at Chennai

Differently abled persons (Hearing, Visual and Orthopaedic) are exempted from payment of tuition fee for which they have to produce a certificate from an authorised Medical Officer in the prescribed form which can either be obtained from the office of the CDE or downloaded from the Centre's website.