Anna University Distance MBA

Anna University Distance Education Admissions 2018-2019
anna-university-logoIn tune with the growing global trend of extending conventional University instructional mode to online, self learning and distance education methodology, Anna University has created the Centre for Distance Education.


Through this initiative Anna University aims to impart professional education that would provide competitive edge in the global business environment, to advance the qualifications of the needy by providing hard and soft skills to be a better performer and to meet multiple real corporate world challenges through tailor made professional courses.

In its endeavour towards transformation of knowledge and to build-up technology and managerial competencies to professionals, the University is offering professional MBA, MCA and M.Sc. (Computer Science Programmes through Distance mode from the year 2007.

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.

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.

Fee Structure

For the MBA course at the University, the student will need to remit a fee of Rs18, 650/– in the first semester of admission, and Rs12, 500/– every subsequent semester. The candidates, who have obtained a degree from a university outside Tamil Nadu, will have to pay an additional fee of Rs400 during the admission towards recognition fee. The above fee is inclusive of a refundable caution deposit of Rs5, 000/-. All fees may be paid via demand draft in favor of the “Director, Centre of Distance Learning, Anna University”

Eligibility Criteria

For the MBA course, the following eligibility criteria must be fulfilled:

  • The student must possess a Bachelor’s degree from any of the recognized university under the 10+2+3 education pattern
  • A pass in the Distance Education Entrance Test (DEET), conducted by CDE, Anna University, Chennai.
  • The program has no age restrictions.


Anna University is ranked 7th among the top 10 universities in India for distance Education for its MBA course by Careers360 in 2012, and is constantly ranked among the top 10 universities in India. The university is well recognized and is highly respectable.

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