Madras University Distance Education MBA Admission Fee 2016

University of Madras or Madras University is one the famous university in the southern region of the country. It is also concern as a mother of almost all the old Universities of southern India. It is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and has been established in the year 1857 by an act of the Legislative Council of India. It has half dozen study campuses situated in different cities like: Chepauk, Marina, Guindy, Taramani, Maduravoyal and Chetpet & more than 50 departments.


Distance Education Courses/Programmes at Madras University

As far as Madras University distance education courses/programmes are concern; it has started its Institute Of Distance Education in 1981 by this initiative University wants to give a chance to those students who want to pursue their dream of higher education but can’t opt regular classes. Madras University has a variety of offering in its Distance learning MBA programme because applicants can choose their specialization in 13 specializations areas. Institute of Distance Education of Madras University has specially designed its Personal Contact Programmes which are handled and running by experienced faculty selected from the University departments and affiliated colleges. Presently Distance Education system is running under the guidance of Respected Dr. R. THANDAVAN (vice chancellor of University) with a vision to maintain a benchmark of quality in the distance education system of India. All distance learning programmes at Madras University has been prepared under self-learning format to provide simplicity and ease of learning.

The Institute of Distance Education (IDE) of the University of Madras takes admission for its MBA programme every year. On the other hand IDE also made admissions for all courses throughout the year in the Academic stream June to May and in the Calendar year stream January to December as well. Madras University distance education MBA could also be opted by its Spot Admission facility under various Spot Admission Centers in India and Abroad by this action University wants to provide education across the borders at the global level.

Madras University has received an honor by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) in the year 2000 when it accredited it at the “Five Star” level & conferred with the status of ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ by UGC (University Grants Commission).
Presently University of Madras (IDE) is offering more than 75 programs which catering the need of post graduate, under graduate, diploma & certification programs students.

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Different MBA courses offered by University Of Madras Through Distance education mode:

As far as Madras University Distance MBA programme is concern, Madras University offers:
  • Executive MBA Program.
  • General MBA Program.
  • Integrated MBA Program. 
Details about the all Distance learning MBA programs are below as follows.

Executive MBA

(Duration: 2 years; one year theory – one year project)

General MBA (Duration: 2 Years) 

Below are the areas of specializations of General MBA:

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

Integrated MBA 

(Duration: 5 Years)

Medium of Examination or Medium of Instruction:  

Medium of Examination or Medium of Instruction in all MBA programme will be in English Language.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission: MBA

We can describe Eligibility Criteria of MBA Programme into two parts:

  1. General MBA – Distance education
  2. Executive MBA – Distance education

General MBA:   Candidates who want to take admission in General MBA in the Institute of Distance Education of Madras University should possess a graduate degree from a recognized University / deemed University under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern of education and fulfill criteria given as below:

a) Candidate who passed and possess Bachelor Degree/Master Degree of the University of Madras or any other University recognised by the UGC/AIU or a qualification accepted by this University as equivalent thereto.
b) Candidate who passed and possess a Professional Degree in Engineering (or) Technology (or) Medicine (or) Architecture (or) Law.
c) Candidate who passed and possess Professional qualification in Accountancy (or) Cost & Works Accountancy (or) Company Secretaryship.

Executive MBA: Candidates who want to take admission in Executive MBA in the Institute of Distance Education of Madras University should possess a graduate degree from a recognized University / deemed University under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern of education and minimum of 3 years of work experience in managerial / supervisory / executive cadre in business / industry in private or public sector or in government / semi government / quasi government institutions.

Prospectus & Application Form: 

The Application Form can be collected in person by Rs.100/- cash at the Institute / Study Centers / Spot Admission Centers and also by post/D.D or you can download it from Madras University website as well. If you want to get Application Form by post you have to pay Rs.150/- by Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Director, Institute of Distance Education University of Madras, payable at Chennai. If you've downloaded Application Form from the University Website then, you’ve to paid Rs.100/- along with Registration Fee which is 1000/- for MBA Executive programme and 400/- for other programmes.

Fee Structure of Madras University Distance Education MBA Programme:

University of Madras always focuses on affordable fee structures on all programmes. Below is the short list of Fee Structure for various MBA courses at IDEUNOM:

Fee Structure


The above information that we've provided is not complete & for complete information we advise our blog visitors to go through the University website or you can download prospectus here.

Contact Details:

Institute of Distance Education University of Madras
IDE Building Chepauk Chennai - 600 005
Telephone: 044-25613716
Telegram : OPENLEARN Fax : 044-25360865
Email: ide123@vsnl.net, directoride@unom.ac.in
Website: http://www.ideunom.ac.in