Annamalai University DDE 2021: The admissions will starts soon for various courses. Online Registrations are open for May 2021 exams. However, the registrations have been extended till 15th June 2021. Also, the university has released the timetable for on-campus exams. Candidates can check the updates below. The Directorate of Distance Education is responsible for the AU DDE admission process. The University invites the Annamalai DDE 2020 Admission Form for various UG/PG courses. Therefore, the students who wish to apply for the Distance Learning Program must fill the Application Form of Annamalai University. The University was established in 1929.

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The university is located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. Therefore, the interested candidates can check the latest updates on Annamalai University DDE  Admissions 2020-21. The Univesity was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council with a grade of A in 2014. The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) established in 1979 and offers more than two hundred different programs of study under the Regular Stream.

Annamalai University Semester Exam Updates

  • DDE Exam Online Registration for May 2021 exams has been extended. The last date to register is 15th June 2021. The timetable will be uploaded 10 days before the exam. Apply Here
  • The university has uploaded Agri (UG) May 2021 and other courses revised timetable on 2nd June 2021. Check Annamalai University DDE Exam schedule
  • Ph.D. coursework exams January 2021- Results are declared. Check here.
  • On-Campus Online Exam Form for May 2021 exams is now available. The last date of submission without a fine is extended. Apply Here

Annamalai Distance Admission 2021

All the programs of study offered by the Directorate of Distance Education have the approval of the Distance Education Council, New Delhi. The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Annamalai University offers the following distance education courses through campus and its study centres across India. In this article, we are giving all the latest updates regarding the Annamalai University DDE Application Form 2021. Therefore, the candidates can check the updates in the latest notification section. They can also visit the official website to check the dates of the release of the Application Forms for the academic session 2021-22.

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UG Programmes in Annamalai University DDE 2021

  • BA in Tamil Language.
  • BA in English.
  • BA in Social Work.
  • BA in Rural Management.
  • BA in Economics.
  • B.A Functional in Tamil Language.
  • BA in Business Economics.
  • BA in History.
  • BA in English & Communication.
  • BA in Heritage Management & History.
  • BA in Political Science.
  • BA in Sociology.
  • BA  in Human Rights.
  • BA in Social Welfare Administration.
  • BA in Public Administration.
  • BA in Police Administration.
  • BA in Social and Civic Studies.
  • BA in Population Studies.
  • Bachelor of Literature in the Tamil Language.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration.
  • BBA in Computer Applications.
  • B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce.
  • B.Com in International Business.
  • B. Com in Computer Applications.
  • B.Com in Accounting & Finance.
  • B.Com in Marketing Management.
  • B.Com in Business Studies.
  • B.L.I.S: Bachelor of Library Science.
  • B.Sc. in Physics.
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry.
  • B.Sc. in Botany.
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics.
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics with Computer Applications.
  • B.Sc. in Zoology.
  • B.Sc. in Psychology.
  • B.Ed: Bachelor of Education (Duration: one year).
  • B.B.L: Bachelor of Business Law.
  • B.A.L: Bachelor of Academic Law.
  • B.G.L: Bachelor of General Laws.

PG Programmes

  • LL.M: Latin Legum Magister/Master of Law.
  • M.Sc. in IT.
  • M.Sc. in Software Engineering .
  • M.Sc. In Computer Science.
  • M.Sc. in Visual Communication.

Professional Courses Programmes

  • MBA Degree Programme (Duration: 2 years).
  • MBA (Medium: Tamil & English language).
  • MBA in Hospital Management.
  • MCA Degree Programme (Duration: 3 years).
  • MBA in E-Business.
  • MBA in International Business.
  • MBA in Human Resource Management.
  • MBA in Marketing Management.
  • Financial Management.

Post Graduate in Diploma Courses

  • PG Diploma in Library Automation & Networking.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Application.
  • PG Diploma in Acupuncture.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tobacco Control.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Nutrition.
  • PG Diploma in Wellness Fitness Science.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Records Science.

Certificate Programmes

  • Bharathanatyam.
  • Mirudhangam.
  • Thavil.
  • Thevaram.
  • Certificate Programme in Veenai, Violin, Flute, Nagaswaram & Keyboard (For Instruments only).
  • Certificate Programme in Vocal.

Distance Education Programmes for Information & Technology

  • BCA: Bachelor of Computer Applications.
  • B.Sc. In Computer Science.
  • B.Sc. in IT.
  • B.Sc. in Visual Communication.
  • MBA in Information Systems.
  • MCA: Master Computer Applications.
  • Masters in IT.
  • M.Sc. in Software Engineering.
  • Masters in Computer Science.
  • M.Sc. in Visual Communication.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation & Networking.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Application.
  • Diploma in Computer Application.

Lateral Entry – Under Graduate Programmes

  • B.C.A. – II Year.
  • B.C.A. – III Year.
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science) – II Year.
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science) – III Year.
  • (Information Technology) – II Year.
  • B.Sc. (Information Technology) – III Year.
  • (Visual Communications) – II Year.
  • B.Sc. Visual Communications) – III Year.

Lateral Entry – Post Graduate Programmes

  • M.C.A. – II Year.
  • M.C.A. – III Year.
  • M.Sc. (Information Technology) – II Year.
  • Masters in Science (Software Engineering) – II Year.
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science) – II Year.

Annamalai University Departments

The University has 10 Departments which are as follows:

  1. Faculty of Arts.
  2. Faculty of Science.
  3. Education.
  4. Faculty of Medicine.
  5. Dentistry.
  6. Faculty of Agriculture.
  7. Fine Arts.
  8. Faculty of Engineering & Technology.
  9. Indian Language.
  10. Faculty of Marine Science.

Annamalai University Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates seeking admission into the courses offered by the University can check their eligibility criteria.

Course TypeEligibility

Under Graduate Course

For admission in UG Courses, students should have passed intermediate or equivalent qualification from a recognized board.

Post Graduate Course

Applicants, who are seeking for admission into PG Courses, should hold the degree of graduation with the minimum required marks from an affiliated university/ institute.

Application Form for Annamalai University DDE 2021

The candidates who wish to take admission into the Distance Education Programme of Annamalai University can fill the Application form by following procedures given below:

  1. Go to the official website of the University from the link:
  2. Then go to the “Directorate of Distance Education” section.
  3. Check the notification box and find the “Application Form” link.
  4. Fill the Personal Details like Name, Father Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, and Gender, etc.
  5. Once Personal Details are filled in, now the candidate needs to enter his/her educational details like Name of Board or University, Percentage, etc.
  6. Upload photograph & Signature. The candidates are required to upload the images of the recent Photographs and Signature Specimen. The image file should be JPG or JPEG format.
  7. The photo of the candidate should be without a cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed.
  8. Now candidates must submit the application fee in a prescribed bank either online mode using a debit card/ credit card or net banking facility or offline mode using Demand Draft or Challan. Enter the required information and make the payment of the fee amount.
  9. After the successful payment of the fee, check filled in the form again. If any modification required, then do it. After completion of the form check the application form at once and press the “Submit” button. At last, take the print out of it for future use.
  10. Fill Annamalai University Distance Education Admission form very carefully and submit it on or before the last date of the Application form submission.

Annamalai University DDE 2021 Admission Process

Annamalai University provides admission in 2 modes.

  • Spot Admission
  • Admission through Post

Spot Admission

Spot admission will be given to those candidates who live nearby to any Study Centre. The Selection in any program will be made by the Study Center. All spot admissions must be confirmed by the Director or will be cancelled if found not eligible. The candidates must submit and attach these documents with the application form in person to any study centre or contact of DDE, Annamalai University:

  • Filled in application form along with attested xerox/photostat copies of Certificates of eligibility, age, and qualifications.
  • Passport size photograph must be affixed on the Application form.
  • The candidates have to provide Original education certificates.
  • Original Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate should be attached.
  • 2 recent passport size photograph without signature to be pasted on Scanned form and Identity Card form.
  • Demand Draft of the course fee drawn in the favor of “The Director, D.D.E., Annamalai University.”
  • Original documents will be returned after verification.

Admission through Post

If a candidate doesn’t live around the university he/she will send a punctually filled-in application form to “The Director, Board of Distance Education, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar – 608 002” along with the Xerox copies of:

  • Eligibility and Educational Qualification certificates.
  • Transfer certificate and Migration certificate.
  • 2 recent passport size photograph.
  • The candidates need not enclose original certificates and Demand draft along with the Application form.
  • The University will provide a provisional admission card to the candidates, then they have to verify their original certificates.
  • If the documents/certificates submitted by a student found pretend, his/her admission is going to be off and also the course fee also will be confiscated.

Annamalai University DDE Exam Fees

B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Lit, B.B.A, B.B.S., B.M.M, B.C.A, B.A.L, B.B.L., B.G.L., B.Music, B.Dance Degree Examinations (Including Dual Degree / Lateral Entry / Double Degree Courses)

Paper Fees
Theory paperRs 100/-
Practical (Per Paper)Rs 120/-
Project Report/VivaRs 330/-

Annamalai University DDE (Diploma / Post-Diploma) Exam Fees

Paper Fees
Theory paperRs 130/-
Practical (Per Paper)Rs 170/-
Project Report/VivaRs 340/-

Annamalai University DDE PG Diploma/Advanced Diploma Exam Fees

Paper Fees
Theory paperRs 170/-
Practical (Per Paper)/Record/ProjectRs 220/-
Practical (Per Paper)PG Diploma in YogaRs 440/-

Master of Health Science Course Examinations Exam Fees

Paper Fees
Theory paperRs 480/-
Project/Log Book & Viva-voceRs 850/-

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

Annamalai University Admission 2021- FAQs

Question- How will I get admission in Annamalai University Distance Education?
Ans- To get admission in Annamalai Distance Education (DDE), you will have to register online by visiting their website. Currently the online registration has been extended to 15th June 2020. 
Question- Is Annamalai University Degree Valid?
Ans- Yes, the degree of Annamalai is valid as it is approved and affiliated with UGC.
Question- Is there any Entrance Test for Distance Learning at Annamalai University?
Ans- No, there is no admission test conducted for Distance Learning at Annamalai University. 
Question- What are the courses offered at Annamalai University?
Ans- The University offers 438 Courses in UG, PG, and Diploma Courses. 
Question- Does Annamalai University offers Medical Courses?
Ans- Yes, the University offers medical courses in MBBS, BDS, and MS.


    • Hi Ganesan,
      You can visit the official website of Annamalai University DDE and click on the link to pay the exam fees. You will be redirected to the Bank portal and you can make your payment there.
      Best Wishes!

    • Hi Vrinda,
      The mode of exam fee is through an online payment. You can use various payment gateways that are accepted by the officials. Kindly check the same.
      Best Wishes!

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