Madras University Distance Education MBA Courses Admission Fee

madras university distance education mba

University of Madras, popularly known as Madras University, is a well-known university of South India. The university known for its regular and distance education courses. The institute of distance education was established in 1981 and has completed more than 35 years of service in the field of distance education.

The distance education MBA course offered by the Madras University is the most popular distance learning program. Including the distance education MBA, the university offers total 78 courses i.e 22 Undergraduate Courses, 14 Postgraduate Courses, 9 Postgraduate Science Courses, 5 Professional Courses, 16 Diploma Courses and 12 Certificate Courses.

Madras University invite applications for admission in their distance education courses twice in a year for the July admission cycle and January admission cycle.

In this article, we will discuss about the Madras University distance education MBA courses, fee structure, admission procedure, and other relevant details like admission last date, specializations.

Introduction to Madras University Distance Education MBA

The Madras University offers 3 types of MBA courses under distance education mode. These MBA courses have been designed to cater different kind of education needs. Below are the names of the distance education courses offered by the University of Madras.

  • MBA (General)
  • MBA (Integrated)
  • MBA (Executive)

The duration for the MBA (General) course is 2 years, For MBA (Integrated) the duration is 5 years, and for MBA (Executive) the duration is 2 year ( one year theory and one year practical).

The MBA (General) course offered the following specializations to choose from

  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Systems Management
  • Operations Management
  • International Business Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Apparel Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Educational Management
  • Shipping and Port Management
  • Export Import Management
  • Travel and Tourism Management
  • Financial Management
  • Hospital Management

Special Note: Admissions to specializations i.e Export Import Management, Shipping and Port Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Information Security Management only available at Chennai center.

MBA (Integrated) and MBA (Executive) are also available at Chennai centre only.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the different MBA courses offered by Madras University are as follows.

  • MBA (General) – Student must have a graduation degree under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern of education from a university recognised by the UGC/AIU.
  • MBA (Integrated) – Student must have completed class 12th education under 10 + 2 pattern of education (For more details, kindly refer the prospectus).
  • MBA (Executive) – A student must have completed a graduation degree under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern of education with a minimum of 3 years of work experience.

Fee Structure

The fee structure for University of Madras distance education MBA courses is very affordable. See the below image to know the fee structure.

fee structure

Admission Procedure

Students seeking admissions in Madras University distance education MBA courses can take an admission through the authorised Spot Admission and Study Centres.

The institute of Distance Education (Madras University) has 30 spot admission centres that are located at different parts of Tamil Nadu.

The university also has 50 study centres that are located at across the country.

If you’re a foreign student, you can apply through any of the 11 overseas study centres.

If you wish to take an admission, you will be required to fill up the application form. After filling up the application form, you have to submit it along with the required documents and fee at the spot admission centres or study centres.

Contact Details

The Director

Institute Of Distance Education

University Of Madras

IDE Building


Chennai - 600 005