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Andhra University School of Distance Education

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh | Ratings: 2/5 - Add Review
Established : 1972 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : NAAC

Overview Andhra University School of Distance Education

Andhra University of Distance Education dates to one of the oldest and well reputed institution certified by NAAC with ‘A’ grade has entrenched an international picture in academic quality. The school of distance education, a channel of this university initiated in 1972 has been one among the established institutions in the domain of higher education. It has been putting its maximum efforts and striving hard to expand and improvise the extent of higher education to various divisions of the society located in distant geographical areas, especially in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Students pursuing their degree in this institution study the same syllabi and are subjected to the same regulations to that of regular students studying in this university
  • The learning package constitutes of audio video packages, face to face communication and self-learning study material
  • School of distance education was initiated in this university with the purpose of educating the women community who discontinued their studies forcefully due to family constraints, personal reasons, etc.
  • A community radio station, Gyan Vani is stationed in the School of Distance Education which meets the requirements of learners apart from other sections and this can be tuned on 106.4 MHZ under FM.
  • Currently there are 34 study centres catering to the requirements of the learners.
  • The central activities of study centres include promulgation of information, sale of applications, face to face wise interaction, etc.

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About 15.8km from Vishakapatnam airport

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UG, PG, Post Graduate Diploma

Specializations offered

  • International Business
  • Banking
  • Hindi Literature
  • Agriculture Economics

Eligibility criteria for Distance MBA

  • Candidates applying for this course should hold a graduation degree in any domain from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50-60%
  • SC/ST candidates applying for this course should hold a graduation degree in any domain from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 45%
  • Candidates must qualify the entrance examination conducted by the School of Distance Education.

Eligibility criteria for Distance M.A in music

  1. Candidates applying for this course must be having any one of the below mentioned graduate/diploma level certificates
  • B.A in music
  • Any degree with a diploma in music
  • Any certificate course in music
  1. Candidates applying for this course should be holding a ‘B’ grade in classical Carnatic music

Andhra University School of Distance Education Course fee structure

BCA - Information Technology Request 3 years
BHM - Travel & Tourism Request 2 years
BHM - Hospitality Management Request 2 years
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Asked question

May i know the fee structure of B.Com in distance education?
17-May-2019 09:19:35 asked by Eshanya

Hi, B.Com fee for 3 years INR 8,000 when split it is INR 4,000 for 1st year and INR 2,000 for rest two years.

How to take admissions?
15-May-2019 12:18:49 asked by simran

Hi, Admissions are just based on merit and entrance to apply for B.Com candidate must be PUC or any equivalent passed out based on marks in that selection will takes place. If the candidate is interested and eligible enough can fill the application form through online mode that is from official website or by visit the college admission centre.

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Kirlampudi Layout,Chinna Waltair,Pedda Waltair, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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