Andhra University Distance Education MBA Admission Fee 2024

Andhra University Distance Education MBA

Andhra University School of Distance Education was started in 1972 and has garnered wide appreciation for its academic excellence. The core purpose of the School of Distance Education, Andhra University is to impart employment skills and higher education in economically backward sections of the society.

Andhra University is one of the first universities to earn NAAC 'A' grade accreditation. Andhra University is recognized by UGC and DEB (Distance Education Bureau) Andhra University has been offering Distance MBA program since 2006.

Andhra University Distance MBA Key Points

  • The curriculum of distance MBA is the same as the regular MBA.
  • The syllabi are well designed and the course package includes, study material, audio lessons, video lessons and one-on-one interaction with subject experts at the study centers.
  • The students can tune in to 106.4 Mhz FM to listen to Gyan Vani Radio Station. It is a local radio station at Andhra University School of Distance Education.
  • Week-end classes at study centers for MBA students to facilitate face to face interaction with faculty.

MBA Specializations and Course Structure

Andhra University offers both the General MBA and Executive MBA with different specializations.

  • General MBA in Marketing Management
  • General MBA in Finance
  • General MBA in Human Resource Management
  • MBA in Hospital Administration
  • Executive MBA in Human Resource Management
  • Executive MBA in Marketing
  • Executive MBA in Finance

Distance MBA from Andhra University

The duration of a distance MBA from Andhra University, School of Distance Education is 2 years.

The duration of an Executive MBA from Andhra University, School of Distance Education is 3 years.

Distance MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation from any recognized university. Keep in mind that the candidates who are graduated in BA in Oriental Languages and BFA are not eligible for this program.
  • The candidate must have secured at least 50% in graduation. For SC/ST candidates, the least score must be 45%
  • The candidate must have studied Mathematics in Intermediate or 10th Standard.
  • If you are applying for a distance Executive you must have 2-year work experience from any organization. In case, if the candidate has 5 or more years of experience, then he may not need to attend the admission test.

Distance MBA Admission Process

If the aspirants the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the above section, he/she has to attend an admission test conducted by Andhra University School of Distance Education to secure admission.

The candidates can also show their ICET (MBA Entrance Exam for Andhra Pradesh) score instead of attending the admission test by Andhra University.

The admission form for distance Executive MBA is available for download on Andhra University's official website. Fill the application form with right details. Enclose necessary documents, DD of Rs 300 and admission fee and send it to the Director of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Here are the documents you need to enclose in the courier
  • Entrance test rank card or ICET rank card
  • Degree certificate with three-year mark lists.
  • Provisional certificate
  • SSC or equalent certificate.
  • Service or work experience certificate if you are applying for an Executive MBA
  • Caste certificate in case of SC/ST/BC 
  • Three self-address slips.

The candidate can also walk into any Andhra University study center to get direct admission.

Fee Structure

Distance MBA

Total Fee is Rs 35,000/-

First-year installment - Rs 18,000/- Second year installment - Rs 12,000/- Third year installment - Rs 5,000/-

Executive MBA

The fees can be paid in 2 installments. Rs 23,000 is payable at the time of admission as a first-year fee. The second installment is Rs 12,000 payable at the beginning of the second year. The total fee for Distance Executive MBA from Andhra University is Rs 35,000.

Student Facilities at Andhra University, School of Distance Education

Study Centres

Study Centres are spread across the Andhra Pradesh state. There are over 35 study centers. The students can purchase applications, seek information, attend examinations at the service centers. The university also conducts weekend classes for students to facilitate face to face interaction with teachers.

Course Material

The study material of distance education programs is prepared by professionals and subject experts. Though the main method of instruction is text-based study material, the students can also make use of audio and video library at the study centers.

Contact Programmes

Andhra University organizes Personal Contact Programmes regularly for distance education students. During the contact programs, the students can clarify their queries from the faculty.