Kerala University Distance UG & PG Admission 2018

Last Updated - May 29 2018

Started as a teaching and research department of the University of Kerala, the School of Distance Education (SDE) is currently one of the pioneering centers of distance learning in the state. SDE provides 25 courses in distance learning mode in different branches.

The university provides undergraduate (UG), post-graduate (PG) as well as Post Graduate Diploma Courses in Arts, Commerce, Management, and Health streams via SDE. Admission to all the courses of the distance learning (except M.B.A.) is done straight on the basis of aspirant’s qualifying examination merit.

Qualified aspirants can apply for distance education programmes of the University of Kerala only via online registration procedure. Students must also remit the processing fee of Rs. 250/- in order to avail admission to the related programme via distance learning mode.

  • Method of Application

    Online

  • START DATE - END DATE

    31st Aug, 2018 - 14th Sep, 2018

Kerala University Distance UG & PG Admission 2018 Important Dates

BA , B.Com , B.Sc , BCA & BBA/BBM
EVENTDATE
Last date to submit application31st Aug, 2018
M.Sc
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MBA Entrance Exam14th Sep, 2018

Kerala University Distance UG & PG Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

BA

Aspirant should have passed the Pre-degree examination of the University of Kerala/Higher Secondary/VHSE/AISSCE/ ISE examination with any subject or any examination recognized as equivalent thereto

B.Com

Aspirants must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination of the Directorate of Higher Secondary Kerala or any other equivalent examination, with Accounting as one of the subjects and any two of the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Business Management
  • Commercial Geography
  • Business Studies
  • Office Management
  • Commerce
  • Insurances and Salesmanship
  • Banking
  • Business Communication

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Mathematics)

Aspirants should have passed the Pre-degree Examination of this University or Higher Secondary VHSE/ AISSCE/lSE Examination with Mathematics as one of the Optional Subject or any examination recognized as equivalent thereto.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Science)

The aspirant should have passed in the Pre-Degree examination of the University of Kerala, or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto (or) possess any degree of the University of Kerala or equivalent (or) possess 3-year Diploma in engineering subjects approved by the Director of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.

BCA

The aspirant should have passed in the Pre-Degree examination of the University of Kerala, or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto (or) possess any degree of the University of Kerala or equivalent (or) possess 3-year Diploma in engineering subjects approved by the Director of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.

BBA/BBM

The aspirant should have passed the pre-degree examination of the University of Kerala/ Higher Secondary/ VHSE/AISSCE/ISE examination with any subject or any examination accepted as equivalent thereto with at least 45% aggregate marks.

Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib]

The aspirant should possess a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kerala or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 40% marks. For aspirants belonging to SC/ST and OBC, there will be the relaxation of 5% and 3% respectively in the minimum need aggregate.

MBA/PGDM

Aspirants should have passed Bachelor Degree/P.G Degree Examination in any branch organized by the University of Kerala or any other examinations recognized as equivalent thereto of any Indian or Foreign University with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Relaxation of 2% marks for SEBC & OEC Categories and a minimum pass for SC/ST aspirants is offered at the qualifying examination.

Master of Human Resource Management [MHRM]

Aspirants should possess Bachelor’s Degree in any branch from the University of Kerala or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 40% marks in aggregate.

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib]

The aspirant must possess Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science of the University of Kerala, or a degree of any other university recognized as equivalent thereto

M.Com

The aspirant should possess BBA, BBS, BBM or B.Com degree of Kerala University or any other degree recognized as equivalent thereto. Those having passed the NDC Examination of All India Council for Technical Education can also apply for the course.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics)

The aspirant should possess Bachelor’s degree of Kerala University or its equivalent in Mathematics or Statistics or B.Sc. (Vocational) degree with Mathematics as one of the main subjects with at least 55% marks in the optional subject including subsidiary subjects. For SEBC students & SC/ST aspirants, the minimum need marks is 53% and 40% respectively.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Clinical Nutrition)

Aspirants should possess Bachelor’s degree of Kerala University or its equivalent in Mathematics or Statistics or B.Sc. (Vocational) degree with Mathematics as one of the main subjects with at least55% marks in the optional subject including subsidiary subjects For SEBC students & SC/ST aspirants, the minimum need marks is 53% and 40% respectively.

Master of Arts [MA] (Economics)

The aspirant should have Bachelor’s degree of Kerala University in Economics, Mathematics or Statistics or any degree recognized as equivalent thereto.

Master of Arts [MA] (English)

The aspirant should possess Bachelor’s degree of Kerala University with English Literature as a Core Subject in a combination of subjects or Bachelor’s degree in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Social Science, Oriental Studies and Fine Arts.

Master of Arts [MA] (Hindi)

The aspirant should have bachelor’s degree in Hindi Literature or its equivalent B.A. / B.Sc. degree with Hindi.

Master of Arts [MA] (History)

The aspirant must possess Bachelor’s Degree of Kerala University in the Faculty of Social Science or a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature or any degree recognized as equivalent to a degree in Social Science.

Master of Arts [MA] (Islamic History & Culture)

The aspirant should possess a bachelor’s degree although preference / weightage will be given to aspirants having BA Islamic History.

Master of Arts [MA] (Malayalam)

The aspirant should possess Bachelor’s degree of Kerala University with Malayalam Literature under Part III or B.A. / B.Sc. degree with Malayalam or any degree recognized as equivalent thereto.

Master of Arts [MA] (Music)

Aspirants should be graduates with Music under Part III/Degree holders who are talented and interested in Music, who qualify in the aptitude test both in theory and practically organized by the SDE.

Master of Arts [MA] (Philosophy)

The aspirant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any branch.

Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science)

The aspirant should have a Bachelor’s degree of Kerala University in History, Politics, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Anthropology or Commerce or a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature or any degree recognized as equivalent thereto. Science graduates with 50% marks in the main subject are also qualified for admission.

Master of Arts [MA] (Public Administration)

The aspirant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any branch with at least 45% marks.

Master of Arts [MA] (Sociology)

The aspirant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any subject in the faculties of Arts, Science, Social Science, Commerce and law & B.Tech. Aspirants having BCA degree recognized by the University of Kerala and B.F.Sc degree of Kerala Agricultural University are also qualified for admission to the course. Degree or its equivalent.

Master of Arts [MA] (Sanskrit), Master of Arts [MA] (Arabic) & Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil)

Aspirants should have a graduate degree with relevant languages.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

Aspirant should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Engineering  / Electronics / Computer application or a Bachelors Degree with Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science / Computer application at subsidiary level.

Aspirants having B. Sc. Degree in mathematics as auxiliary Subject Chemistry as Core Subject and Industrial Chemistry as Vocational Subject are also qualified to apply for the course.

Master in Hospital Administration [MHA]

The aspirant should possess Bachelor’s Degree in any branch from the University of Kerala or an equivalent educational qualification as recognized by the University of Kerala.

PG Diploma in Computer Applications [PGDCA]

The aspirant should possess a Bachelors Degree in any branch

PG Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM], PG Diploma in Marketing Management & PG Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management

The aspirant should possess a graduate degree in any branch from the University of Kerala or from any other University approved as equivalent thereto.

Kerala University Distance UG & PG Admission 2018 How to Apply?

BA , B.Sc & BCA

Aspirants want admission should apply via online registration facility available at the official distance learning website of the university.

Aspirants must remit the cost of Application form and Prospectus (Rs. 250/-) in order to complete the online application procedure

  • The fee should be remitted by pay-in-slip at the Cash Counters at the University Office, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram and at the University Campus, Kariavattom.
  • Fees shall be remitted via Demand Draft (DD), drawn in favor of the Finance Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram and payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

The aspirant should follow the given steps in order to complete the online application procedure:

  1. Remit the Application fee.
  2. Log on to “www.ideku.net”
  3. Click the button ‘Apply On-line’
  4. Select the course of study
  5. Fill-in the On-line application form
  6. Submit the Application
  7. Take a printout of the Acknowledgment
  8. Send the Acknowledgement with fee and document (TC and Qualifying Certificates in ORIGINAL, Photocopy of SSLC etc.)

Duly filled-in applications should be sent via registered post in a cover super-scribed with ‘APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO...........…’ to the following address:

The Director,

School of Distance Education,

University of Kerala, Palayam,

Thiruvananthapuram- 695 034

Kerala University Distance UG & PG Admission Procedure 2018

MBA/PGDM

Admission to the MBA programme is done on the basis of an Entrance Test to be organized by the University Of Kerala.

BA , B.Sc & B.Com

Selection of the aspirant to all the Distance learning courses (Except M.B.A.) shall be made on the basis of the qualifying examination merit.

Notes:

Students belonging to SC/ST Category will be admitted in the SDE without remitting the tuition fee at the time of admission. However, those aspirants must remit all other special fees such as Admission Fee, Affiliation Fee etc.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College


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