Kurukshetra University is located in Kurukshetra, Haryana and established on 11 January 1957 by Bharatratna Dr.Rajendra Prasad. The University ranked 59th amongst the Universities of the Country and ranked 95th amongst all the Higher Education Institutes/ Universities of the country in MHRD-NIRF Survey 2017. The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of the University offers admission to UG, PG and Certificate courses.

Courses offered by Kurukshetra University DDE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Traditional Courses

Bachelor of Commerce (General) (B.Com.) 3-Year Part-I/II/III
Bachelor of Arts (General) (B.A) 3-Year Part-I/II/III
M.A. in Philosophy 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in Political Sc. 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in Panjabi 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in Sanskrit 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in English 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in Hindi 2-Year Part-I/II
Master of Commerce (M.Com.) 2-Year Part-I/II
M.Sc. in Geography 2-Year Part-I/II
M.Sc. in Mathematics 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in Economics 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in History 2-Year Part-I/II
M.A. in Public Administration 2-Year Part-I/II
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Professional Courses

1. COMPUTER/ IT COURSES
Bachelor of Computer Applications(BCA) 3-Year Part-I/II/III
Certificate Course in Computer Applications (CCA) 1-Year
M. Sc. in Computer Science Software (M.Sc.CSS) 2-Year Part-I/II
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 3-Year Part-I/II/III
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) 1-Year
2. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE COURSES
Bachelor of Library & Information Science (B. Lib.& Inf. Sc.) 1-Year
Master of Library & Information Science (M. Lib.& Inf. Sc.) 1-Year
Diploma in Library & Information Science (D. Lib.& Inf. Sc.) 1-Year
3. MANAGEMENT COURSES
Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) 3-Year Part-III only
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2-Year Part-I/II
Master of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (MBA HM) 2-Year Part-I/II
Post Graduate Diploma in Export Marketing Management (PGDEMM) 1-Year
4. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION COURSES
Master of Arts in Environmental Education (MA EE) 2-Year Part-I/II
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education (PGDEE) 1-Year
5. LAW COURSE
LL.M. 2-Year Part-I/II
6. EDUCATION COURSES
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) 2-Year Part-I/II
Master of Arts in Education (MA Edu.) 2-Year Part-I/II
7. JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION COURSES
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) 2-Year Part-I/II
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGDJMC) 1-Year
8. OTHER COURSES
Certificate Course in Urdu (CCU) 1-Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Translation (Hindi/English) (PGDT- H/E) 1-Year

Important Date Regarding Kurukshetra University DDE

Particulars Tentative Date
Last Date for Receipt of Admission Form with Fee in the Directorate upto:
Without Late Fee Last week of September 2018
With Late Fee of Rs. 500/- Last week of November 2018
With Late Fee of Rs. 1000/-

(+Usual Examination Late Fee, if any)

Last week of December 2018
(i) With late fee of Rs. 4000/- * (for BA, B.Com., BCA, CCA, CCU, D.Lib. Sc., B.Ed and B.Lib. Sc.

(ii) With late fee of Rs. 3000/-* (For all Master Degrees and All P.G. Diplomas)

January 2019
With late fee of Rs. 8000/-* (For UG and PG Courses) February 2019
With late fee of Rs. 8500/-* (For UG and PG Courses) 01-03-2018 to 30-03-2018 * (includes late examination fee) March 2019
For B.Ed. Part-I/ M.B.A. Part-I/ M.B.A. (Hospitality Management) Part-I / M.C.A. Part-I : Admission fee for these courses is not required to be sent along with the admission form. Admission dues for these courses are to be paid only on demand from the Directorate.
Last date for Receipt of 2nd Installment of Fee
(i) B.A., B.Com., BCA, CCA, CCU, D.Lib. Sc. Last week of December 2018
(ii) B.Ed., B.Lib. Sc., All Master Degrees and All PG Diplomas. Last week January 2019
Late Fee for payment of the 2nd installment of fee after due dates is Rs. 1000/-

 

Common Entrance Test Schedule for MBA-HM, MBA Part-I & MCA Part-I
Admit Card Issue Date Last week of November 2018
Entrance exam date Last week of November 2018

Kurukshetra University DDE Eligibility Criteria

Programme Eligibility
B.A. (GENERAL) Pass in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2 Standard) in five subjects of Board of School Education, Haryana or

Passed Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme conducted by the Directorate of Distance Education of the Kurukshetra University, opting Preparatory Course in Social Sciences and any one out of the remaining two courses, i.e. General Mathematics and Commerce or

Any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Kurukshetra University with English as one of the subjects or

Pass in three-year Diploma Course examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Haryana or any other Board of Technical Education in India and recognized by the Director, Technical Education, Haryana as equivalent thereto, provided that a candidate shall pass the subject of Hindi (Core) of +2 level examination, if not already passed either at the supplementary examination of the same year or at the next succeeding annual examination.

B.COM. Pass in Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) in five subjects of the Board of School Education, Haryana or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Kurukshetra University with English as one of the subjects or

Pass in three-year Diploma Course examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Haryana or any other Board of Technical Education in India and recognized by the Director, Technical Education, Haryana as equivalent thereto, provided that a candidate shall pass the subject of Hindi (Core) of +2 level examination, if not already passed either at the supplementary examination of the same year or at the next succeeding annual examination.

MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN SANSKRIT Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination OR Shastri (Vishishta with English) of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University, provided that candidates must have passed the subject of Sanskrit (compulsory or elective) at Degree level.
MASTER OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University
MASTER OF ARTS IN HINDI Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination OR Shastri examination (new scheme)of three year duration of Kurukshetra University or of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN PANJABI Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN HISTORY Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University
MASTER OF ARTS IN PHILOSOPHY Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS Pass in B.A./B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the subjects OR B.A.(Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN GEOGRAPHY Pass in B.A./B.Sc. with Geography as one of the subjects OR B.A.(Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
MASTER OF COMMERCE (M.COM.) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree exam. in Commerce OR Arts/Science with Economics/Mathematics OR BBA/BIM/BTM of Kurukshetra University or any other recognized University.
CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Pass in 10+2 Examination in five subjects with English as one of the subjects from the Board of School Education, Haryana or any other examination recognized by this University as equivalent thereto or

Pass in three-year Diploma Course examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Haryana or any other Board of Technical Education in India and recognized by the Director, Technical Education, Haryana as equivalent thereto.

BACHELOR OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (BCA) Pass in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2 standard) of Board of School Education Haryana or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Kurukshetra University in five subjects including the subjects of English and Mathematics or

Pass in three year Diploma Course examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Haryana or any other Board of Technical Education in India and recognized by the Director, Technical Education, Haryana as equivalent thereto.

MASTER OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (MCA) Pass in Bachelor’s degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR any other recognized University.

Note: Admission to MCA PART-I would be made through a Common Entrance Test to be conducted by the Directorate.

M. SC. IN COMPUTER SCIENCE SOFTWARE (M.SC.CS) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from Kurukshetra University or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (PGDCA) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree exam of the Kurukshetra University or any other recognized University.
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EXPORT MARKETING MANAGEMENT (PGDEMM) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree exam of the Kurukshetra University or any other recognized University.
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) Pass in Bachelor’s degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR any other recognized University.

Note: Admission to MBA PART-I would be made through a Common Entrance Test to be conducted by the Directorate.

MBA (2-YEAR) PART-II: LATERAL ENTRY SCHEME Pass in two year Post-graduate Diploma/Degree in Business Management/Human Resource Management/Financial Management/Marketing Management/Insurance Business Management/Export Marketing Management OR M.Com. from this University OR any University/Institute recognized by UGC/AICTE/DEC/Govt. of India/State Govt.
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT) (MBA-HM) Pass in Bachelor’s degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR any other recognized University.

Note: Admission to MBA-HM would be made through a Common Entrance Test to be conducted by the Directorate.

DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (D.LIB.& INF.SC.) Pass in Matriculation/Higher Secondary/10+2 examinations in five subjects with English as one of the subjects from the Board of School Education, Haryana or any other examination recognized by this University as equivalent thereto.
BACHELOR OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (B.LIB. & INF. SC.) Pass in Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree exam of the Kurukshetra University or any other recognized University.
MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (M.LIB. & INF. SC.) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree in Library & Information Science (B.Lib.& Inf. Science) of Kurukshetra University OR any other recognized University.
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM AND MASS COMM. Pass in Bachelor’s Degree exam of the Kurukshetra University OR any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN MASS COMMUNICATION Pass in Bachelor’s degree examination of Kurukshetra University OR of any other recognized University.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED.) Bachelor/Master’s degree from a recognized University with atleast 50% marks in aggregate (47.5% in case of SC/ST/Blind/Physically Handicapped candidates) OR 55% in case of BE/B.Tech (52.25% in case of SC/ST/Blind/Physically Handicapped candidates) as per directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.

(The admission will be made on the basis of merit in the qualifying examinations and as per Reservation Policy of Haryana state)

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. of this University or any examination recognized as equivalent thereto with atleast 50% marks in the aggregate and has passed English as one of the subjects at graduation level except for B.Sc. and B.Com. OR

B.Ed. after graduation. OR

B.A. with Education as one of the subjects in 3-years Degree course having 45% marks.

LL.M. A person, who has passed with at least 50% marks in the aggregate in the LL.B. (Professional) Examination of the Kurukshetra University, OR an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION (PGDEE) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree exam of the Kurukshetra University or any other recognized University.
MASTER OF ARTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Pass in Bachelor’s Degree examination from Kurukshetra University OR any other recognized University. Provided further that the candidates shall be required to pass both the parts of the course within four years from their admission to this course.
CERTIFICATE COURSE IN URDU (CCU) Pass in Matriculation examination from the Board of School Education, Haryana or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TRANSLATION (HINDI/ENGLISH) Pass in Bachelor’s Degree exam of the Kurukshetra University or any other recognized University.

Kurukshetra University DDE Application Form

The Directorate of Distance Education offers online as well as offline application form filling facility.

Online Process:

For online admission, the candidates have to website. The candidates can submit Online application form on DDE website and online fee can be deposited on the DDE Website as well as Online Portal www.kuk.ac.in. It is necessary for the all students seeking admission to submit the hard copy of the form along with documents within 15 days of their online admission. For this purpose, the date of deposit of fee will be counted as day one. In case of delay, the late fee as applicable at the time of submission of form/documents will be charged.

Offline Process:

The candidates have to download the prospectus from DDE website and all attached forms: Admission Form, Examination form and Computer forms. The candidates are required to fill the forms and send to the Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119(Haryana) alongwith all required documents and fee through Bank Demand Draft drawn in favour of Registrar, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

A candidate can also obtain the prospectus from Manager, Printing & Publication, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra-136119 as per cost given below.

For General Category: Rs. 600/- at the KUK Counter, Rs. 650/- by Registered/Speed Post.

For SC/BC/Blind candidates of Haryana Only: Rs. 150/- at the KUK Counter, Rs. 200/- by Registered/Speed Post.

Instruction for the Application form filling

  • Fill the name of the course for which seeking admission.
  • Enter the details of the Demand Draft.
  • Fill your name in BLOCK LETTERS.
  • Give your Date of Birth, Father’s name, Mother’s name, Address.
  • Enter valid contact number & Email address for future communication.
  • Fill Education details of the qualifying examination.
  • Paste recent passport size photograph and sign below your photograph in the given box.

Kurukshetra University DDE Admission Procedure

  • The candidates are advised to fill the Admission Form, Examination Form and Computer Form attached with Prospectus and signed by the candidate and father/guardian shall be submitted alongwith other required documents at the time of admission.
  • The admissions are to be made on the basis of Certificates issued by the recognized Board/University. No admission shall be made on the basis of the certificates issued by the Principal of a School/College/Institute.
  • The candidates are advised to clearly mention the options for paper(s) in the Admission Form, Examination Form and Computer Form otherwise they will be liable to pay fees for change of option/subject.
  • The Admission Form duly filled in, along with required documents, should be sent to the Director, Distance Education, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra – 136119 in an envelope through Speed Post mentioning the name of the Course with Part/Year of the course accompanied by the following enclosures:
  1. A self-attested photocopy of the Matriculation or equivalent certificate in support of date of birth (Not required, if already registered with this University) alongwith a copy of the certificate of the last examination passed.
  2. A self attested photocopy of the certificate of the qualifying examination passed by the candidates. The candidates, who have passed the qualifying examinations in more than one Part, shall be required to send self-attested copies of Certificates/DMC/Degree of all the Parts.
  3. Original Migration Certificate OR an affidavit duly attested by the Notary Public (in the case of candidates coming from Universities or Boards other than Kurukshetra University or Board of School Education, Haryana).
  4. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Blind Certificate, duly signed by the 1st Class Magistrate/SDM/CMO, in original along with an attested copy.
  5. A Character Certificate from the Head of the institution last attended or from a Gazetted Officer/Sarpanch.
  6. Six copies of the recent coloured photograph to be affixed on the space provided in the Admission Form and ONE EXTRA STAMP SIZE PHOTOGRAPH to be attached with Admission form.
  7. Identity Card duly completed and photo affixed thereon.
  8. Two self-addressed envelopes (Size 9″ X 4″)

SC/BC/Blind candidates of Haryana are required to submit the SC/BC//Blind Certificate or an additional amount of Rs.450/-/Rs.375/- on account of the difference of the cost of the Prospectus/Processing fee failing which it would be treated as non-payment of fee.

Rejection of Admission form of a candidate:

  • Self Attested copies of certificate/ DMC of the qualifying examination are not sent with admission form.
  • Original certificate of the qualifying examination is not produced in the Directorate on demand.
  • The qualifying examination is not recognized by the Kurukshetra University.
  • The Fee of 1st Installment is not remitted in full.
  • Admission Form duly signed and affixed photograph has not been submitted with the original Admission Form or these are incomplete.
  • Incomplete Form or the required documents are not attached or photographs not affixed.
  • Names of Papers/Correct options are not filled up in the Admission Form.

Cancellation of Admission of a candidate:

  • If a candidate is found medically unfit.
  • If a candidate fails to produce Original Statement of marks/grade point average certificate of the last qualifying examination or the equivalent before the examination.
  • If a candidate fails to obtain long term Student Visa in the name of the Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra from the Indian Embassy in his/her country on the basis of the letter of provisional admission.
  • If a candidate fails to fulfill any condition of eligibility for admission to the course.

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