Anna University Distance Education Admission 2020: The last date of admission application form has been extended till 27th Nov 2020. Candidates can check the exam dates here. Anna University is one of the most prestigious universities in the state of Tamil Nadu. It provides higher education in many courses in the field of Applied sciences. It offers an online and self-learning model of education. Anna University established its Centre for Distance Education in the year 2007 to impart postgraduate distance learning education.

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CDE, Anna University offers professional degree courses that are MBA, MCA, and M.SC in Computer Science. Admissions to the courses are done twice a year both academic year and calendar year. So, in this article, we have provided complete details regarding Anna University Distance Education Admission Process.

Latest Updates

  • Anna University Distance Education Admission for AY 2020-21 has been extended. The last date of admission application form has been extended till 27th Nov 2020. Click Here to apply now.

  • Important Dates

Anna University Distance Education Admission 2020 Dates

Candidates need to check eligibility before applying for Anna University DEET University Admission.  The eligible candidates will get admission to different courses as per the criteria. Candidates should refer the official notification to check the eligibility in detail. Below are some important dates that candidates need to keep in mind for admissions.

EventsImportant Dates
Application Preview form in the study center and alteration or correction
Late date for Registration through the online medium (MBA/ MCA)27th November 2020
Entrance Test Date28th November 2020
Tentative date of Counselling for admission29th Feb 2020
Tentative Contact ClassesThe first week of April

Anna University DEET Admission 2020 Eligibility

For admission to the Distance Education center of Anna University, one should fulfill the required criteria. A candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a recognized university or as equivalent thereto. Further, check the eligibility criterion for Admissions in DEET from the table available below.

  • Passing certificate of Bachelor’s degree
  • clearance of the Distance Education Entrance Test (DEET) conducted by Anna University/ TANCET.
  • A pass in any bachelor’s degree with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level with Mathematics as one of the subject at plus two level
  • Clearance of distance education entrance test (DEET) conducted by Anna University/ TANCET 2018
  • The degree must have been obtained through 10+2+3
  • Passing certificate in any Bachelor’s degree
  • Any degree with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level or any degree with mathematics as one of the subject at plus two levels.
  • The Bachelor Degree must have been through 10+2+3.

Eligibility of AMIE Candidates

  • Candidates with AMIE or similar qualifications awarded by Professional Institutes approved by MHRD are also eligible for admission to MBA/ MCA Degree Programme.
  • Should have two of experience after AMIE or similar degree.
  • Clearance of DEET conducted by Anna University, Chennai/ TANCET 2018 is compulsory. Read More about Anna University Admission.

Anna University Distance Education 2020 Application Form

Candidates who wish to apply for the center of distance education at Anna University can follow the ways explained below –

  1. Candidates can collect the form personally from center of Distance Education, Anna University.
  2. Make a demand draft of Rs. 650 issued in favour of “The Director, Centre for Distance Learning, Anna University “ payable at Chennai.
  3. Candidates can download the form from the Institute website and then they can submit it with Demand Draft.
  4. Send the filled in the application form to The Director of Centre for Distance Education, Anna University, Chennai. Apply for Anna University Distance Education Application Form

Documents Required To Fill Anna University DDE 2020 Online Form

Candidates need to keep some documents with themselves while filling up the form for Anna University Distance education courses. Check all the information on those documents very carefully. In case any false information found on the document then it may lead to the cancellation of the seat. Candidates also need to make sure all the documents are self-attested. Keep photocopies of these documents with them as they will be needed further in the admission process.

List of documents to be enclosed with the application forms-

  • Demand Draft (Rs.650/-) for Online Application.
  • SSLC Mark Sheet
  • HSC Mark Sheet
  • Diploma certificate (if required)
  • Consolidated Mark Sheet/ Mark Sheets of all the semesters of the UG Degree Programme
  • Undergraduate Provisional Certificate (those who have passed their Class 12th in 2018)
  • Undergraduate Degree Certificate
  • TANCET 2018 Mark Sheet (if applicable )
  • The first page of Bank pass book containing account no, name of the account holder, name of the bank and branch, ISFC code. Bank Account should be in the name of the candidate only.
  • Two passport size photograph to be affixed at allocated places in the Admit Card.

Candidates do not need to send their originals with the Distance Education forms. Send only self-attested scanned copies of these documents with DEET forms. Original documents are to given for verification at the time of admission.

Anna University DEET Exam Pattern 2020

The DEET question paper will contain 100 objective questions and the duration will be 2 hours. Each question will have four options for the candidate to choose from. The candidate has to choose the most appropriate choice and has to darken that very choice of the answer in the box against each question. While evaluation of the OMR sheet, one mark shall be given for each correct answer. Wrong answers will be considered to break the tie. No negative marking shall be given for any wrong answer. Check Anna University Question Papers for practice.

Anna University Distance Education Admit Card 2020

The Admit Card of Anna University will release online on its official website. Candidates can download the hall ticket from their official website. You will have to enter your Registration ID and Password to enter your Admit Card. It is a mandatory document, therefore, make sure that you take the admit card while appearing the exam.

Syllabus for Anna University Distance Education Entrance Exam 2020

The question paper for the entrance exam of different courses is designed separately to check a candidate’s capabilities according to the courses. Different Syllabi is available for various courses. Therefore, Anna University Exam Syllabus for various courses are –

Anna University MBA Syllabus

  • Data Analysis
  • Comprehension Skills
  • Basic Quantitative Ability
  • Written English

Anna University MCA Syllabus

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Computer Awareness
  • Verbal Ability
  • Basic Science

Anna University Distance Education Admission 2020 Centres

As far as possible the option of candidates for the Test Centre will be considered. However, the authority for the allotment of Centre for the Test is vested with the CDE, Anna University and it is final. Entrance Test for MCA will conduct at Chennai only. Below is the list of exam centres for the DEET exam for admission in Anna University, Chennai.

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai
  • Nagercoil
  • Trichy
  • Villupuram

For MCA Entrance only Chennai is going to be the entrance exam centre.

Anna University DDE 2020 Result

After clearing the DEET Entrance Exam, the university will release the merit list. Those candidates will get the call for further admission process. The entrance exam result will release soon after the entrance exam. All the candidates whose names will be present on the merit list will be called for the counselling round. Candidates can check the result as well as the counselling date, venue and other details from the official website. Candidates are advised to choose their center for counselling wisely and to book tickets in advance to avoid inconvenience.

So, these are the complete details of the Anna University Distance Education Admission 2020. If you have any queries, then please comment on the section below.

Anna University DDE Admission 2020 – FAQs

Question- What Courses does the University provide in Distance Education?
Ans- The Anna University, DDE offers MBA, MCA, M.Sc Computer Science Courses at Postgraduate Level. However, candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria. Students will be selected on the basis of the DEET Score. 
Question- Is it mandatory to submit the application form for Anna University DDE Admission?
Ans- Yes, it is compulsory to submit the form for all the Anna University UG and PG Courses. 


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