University of Madras Distance Education Admissions Notification - 2010

Are you a graduate of the University of Madras? If yes, you are entitled to 20% concession in the tuition fee for the PG courses.

Are you a women candidate? If yes, you are entitled to 20% concession in the tuition fee for the UG and PG courses

Are you serving in Indian's Army, Navy or Airforce? If yes, you are entitled to 20% concession in the tuition fees for the UG and PG courses

Are you differently abled? If yes, you are entitled to 100% concession in the tuition fees for the UG and PG courses

Our degrees are recognized for employment by the state and central governments and the private sectors

Academic year admissions 2010-11

Undergraduate courses (3 years)

B.A. (Tamil, Urdu, Historical Studies, Economics, Public Administration, Vaishnavism, Christian Studies*, Criminology and Police Administration), B.Lit (Tamil Literature), B.Music (Music), B.Com (Commerce, Co-operation, Bank Management, Corporate Secretaryship, Computer Applications), BBA (Business Administration), BCA (Computer Applications), B.Sc (Mathematics, Psychology, Geography, Medical Sociology*), B.Nat (Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences*)

(*Offered in English medium only, all other courses are offered both in English and Tamil medium)

Postgraduate courses (2 years)

M.A. (Tamil, Urdu, English, Hindi, Modern Arabic, Economics, Historical Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Human Rights and Duties Education*, Vaishnavism^, Christian Studies*), M.Com (Commerce), M.Music (Music), M.Sc (Mathematics*, Geography*, Psychology*, Physics*, Chemistry*, Botany*, Zoology*, Medical Sociology*, Counselling Psychology*)

(^Offered in Tamil medium only, *offered in English medium only, all other courses are offered both in English and Tamil medium)

Diploma courses (1 year)

Diploma in French; German, Sanskrit, Functional Arabic, Yoga, Management, Accounting and auditing, Police Administration, Taxation*, Labour Law*, School Management*, Tourism and Travel Management*, Rain Water Harvesting*, Manuscriptology and Editing^, Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences*, PG Diploma in Computer Science*, Public Relations, Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences

(^Offered in Tamil medium only, *offered in English medium only, all other courses are offered both in English and Tamil medium)

Students undergoing a degree course of study can also do any one of the certificate courses simultaneously excepting German, French and Sanskrit

Certificate courses

One year courses: Certificate in Sanskrit, French, German, Computer Applications, E-Commerce, Naturopathy and Yogic Science (English medium)

Six month courses: Certificate in Spoken Tamil, Written Tamil, Medicinal Plants, Plant Cell and Tissue Culture, Phytochemical Techniques (English medium), Police Administration (English and Tamil medium)

Three month course: Certificate in Library and Information Science (English and Tamil medium)

Students undergoing a degree course of study can also do any one of the certificate courses simultaneously excepting German, French and Sanskrit

Professional courses

MBA (Business administration) 2 years; M.Sc (Information Technology) IT 2 years; MCA (Computer Applications) 3 years; B.L.I.S (Library and Information Science) 1 year; M.L.I.S. (Library and Information Science) 1 year

These courses are offered in English medium only
University – Industry Collaboration Programs

(1) Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM)
(2) Post Graduate Diploma in Enterprise Computing (IBM Main Frame)

Eligibility: Any Degree, Duration: One Year, Medium: English Only

First time in India in collaboration with Maples ESM Technologies
H.O.: No. 284/1A, Old Mahabaliburam Road, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Chennai-600096, Ph: 044-4204545, 42204520, 42204530, 9940086236

Maples ESM Technologies Centres

Chennai: Ameex Education, No. 101, W-Block, 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Anna Nagar, Ph: 044-42615320, 9444426109 Dallas Data Systems, No. 130, 3rd Main Road, CIT Nagar, Nandanam, Ph: 044-42070450, 42070460, 9940086231 Coimbatore: No. 438A, Kamarajar Salai, Peelamedu, Ph: 0422-2599450, 2599451, 994068374 Trichy: Center for University-Collaboration (CUIC), Anna University – Tiruchirapalli, Ph: 0431-2407949 Hyderabad: Flat No. 3-6-363 & 3-6-1/1, Mahavir House, 5th Floor, Himayathnagar Road, Basheerbagh, Ph: 040-66772248, 66772249 Bangalore: No. 33, IInd Floor, 17th Main, 5th Block, Koramangala, Ph: 080-32908431, 32934769 Pune: 401, India COI Center, Suriya Plaza, No. 214, 3rd Floor, Navipeth, LBS Road, Ph: 020-24327388, 24327389, 9766117374, 9850214365

Diploma in Airhostess and Aviation Hospitality

Eligibility: 10+2/Any Degree, Duration: One Year, Medium: English Only

First of its kind in India in collaboration with Marina School of Aviation
No. 5/62, Sabari Salai, (Padhuvai Hospital Premises), Madipakkam Post, Chennai-600091, Ph: 044-42057343, 9930469342

Marina School of Aviation Centers

Hyderabad: Jeevan School of Computer Sciences, "Raghava Ratna Towers", 3rd Floor, North Block, Chirage, Abi Lane, ABIDS, Ph: 040-23205738/39, 23202144 Bangalore: Universal College, No. 90, Magadi Main Road, Near Tollgate Circle, Vijaya Nagar, Ph: 080-23111020, 23352571 IDUKKI: No. 3/143, Periyapatty Colony, Kovikadavu Road, Maraiyoor-685620 (Via-Munnar-Udumelpet), Ph: 04865-252119 Calicut: Shri Vivekananda Educational Trust, Dream World Complex, No. 5, 2975, C-1, Near Baby Memorial Hospital, Ph: 0495-27228999 Thiruvananthapuram: Academy for Management Studies, Meads Lane, Near Jubilee Missino Hospital, Palayam, Ph: 0471-2324906, 2334907, 6454351

Procedure for obtaining prospectus and application form

Prospectus and application form are issued separately for undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses, professional courses, B.L.I.S., certificate and Diploma courses, University-Industry collaboration programs

In person Rs 100/- in cash at the institute (IDE)/study centres/spot admission centres

By post Rs 150/- by demand draft drawn in favour of the director, institute of distance education, university of Madras payable at Chennai

Through website, the cost of application of Rs 100/- can be paid along with the registration fee

For contact, helpline no 044-25613999, 25613727-3731, IDE call centre 044-25393453/25393454, Email, website,

The filled in application form should reach the director, Institute of distance education, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai-600005, along with the registration fee

Other states/foreign students are informed to submit their applications through any one of the authorized study centres. Students are advised not to have any dealing with any unauthorized institutions/agencies pertaining to admission to the courses offered by this institute


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