Pondicherry University Distance MBA Admission Fee 2024

Pondicherry University offers distance education MBA courses under the directorate of distance education. In 2024 Pondicherry University offered 2 years of MBA distance education courses with 7 specializations including Marketing, Finance, International Business, Human Resource Management, General, Retail Management & Tourism. Currently, University is inviting applications for distance learning MBA admission 2024 session.

Pondicherry University entered the field of Distance Education in the academic year 1995 – 96 to cater to the aspirations of students who otherwise could not pursue higher education in the on-campus academic programs. The university focus on sector specific job oriented professional programs. The Masters Programs in Management (MBA), among others, offered by the Directorate of Distance Education has made a mark of their own among the quality conscious unemployed youth and working people in the corporate India across the country.

Pondicherry University Distance Education MBA Courses

Currently, Pondicherry University is offering following distance learning MBA courses.
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in International Business
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration (General)
  • Master of Business Administration in Retail Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Tourism

Modes of MBA Programs

All the distance education MBA courses mentioned above are available in two learning modes
  • Distance Mode with personal contact programs
  • Twinning Programmes

Distance Mode with Personal Contact Programmes

This program is a combination of self-study mode & study center. Study material for first semester students would be sent to the students before the commencement of PCP classes either by Registered Parcel or by Express Parcel Service. Apart from the study material, a set of textbooks for select subjects will also be provided for reference during the course of the study.

Personal Contact Program classes will be arranged at the centers identified by the Directorate. Students has to attend 40 hours classes per semester. Classes will be conducted on four weekends for four weeks, 5 hours per day.(8 days X 5 hours). Although Attendance to PCP classes is Optional.
Program Highlights
  • Printed Course Material
  • Standard Text Books
  • PCP Classes in nearby centers for distance mode
  • Affordable tuition fee

Twinning Programmes

The twinning program concept is yet another innovation of the Pondicherry University’s Directorate of Distance Education. It envisages a tie-up between the Directorate of Distance Education, Pondicherry University and another College/Institution of repute. These partner Institutions/Colleges are referred as TWINNING CENTERS of the Pondicherry University, DDE. The twinning centers organize all the important tasks on behalf of the University, viz; admission, the conduct of classes during weekends, semester examinations and liaisoning with the University in a more structured fashion under the strict supervision and guidance of the Pondicherry University. you can visit Pondicherry University website for more information on  twinning programmes.
Program Highlights
  • Spot Admission at the twinning centers
  • Reputed Management Institutes/Schools from across the country
  • Regular Weekend/Evening Classes
  • Access to the twinning Institutes resources

Pondicherry University Distance Education MBA Eligibility Criteria

Any degree from a recognized University under 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 or 11+2+2 system of a college education.

Pondicherry University Distance MBA Admission Procedure

Applicants must go through the information brochure carefully before filling-up the 
Application form and enter correctly the course code and name of the program. 

The application form and Information Brochure can be had from:

1. The DDE office, Pondicherry University, Puducherry–605 014 in person free of  cost


2. By post on request with self-addressed Ten Rupees stamped envelope (25x18 cm)  addressed to  The Director, DDE, Pondicherry University, Puducherry  – 605014. 


3. can be downloaded from the University website: www.pondiuni.edu.in.

Pondicherry University Distance MBA Fee Structure 

The fee structure for Pondicherry University Distance MBA is as follows.
Note: Fee is subject to change.

Registration & Processing Fee
Matriculation Fee
University Development Fund
Recognition Fee (For Foreign University Degree – Rs.450)
Study Materials Fee & Handling Charges
Tuition Fee


The Fee may be paid as follows:

FIRST YEAR  - First Semester         (To be paid at the time of admission)- Rs. 9925
FIRST YEAR  - Second Semester    (To be paid on or before 31st January )- Rs.5000
SECOND YEAR  - Third Semester   (To be paid on or before 31st July)- Rs.5000
SECOND YEAR  - Fourth Semester  (To be paid on or before 31st January)- Rs.5000

Pondicherry University Contact Number & Address

The Director
Directorate of Distance Education,
Pondicherry University,
R.V. Nagar, Kalapet,
Puducherry - 605 014.