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GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning

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About GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning

GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning is recognized from DEC, New Delhi, accredited by NAAC A+ grade and approved by AICTE, offers programs through distance learning. The GITAM University has an affirmed objective of improving access to higher education at low costs from 2007.

  • GITAM University CDL has campuses in Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, and Bangalore, and programs offered by GITAM University programs are focused mainly on the need for learners.

Institute type

Private institute


NAAC A+ grade

Approved by


Recognized by



Offline/Online mode

Courses offered

Diploma, UG, PG, PG Diploma courses


Visakhapatnam, Andra Pradesh


GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning Course

GITAM University offers Diploma, UG, and PG courses in various specializations through distance mode of learning.  Candidates with valid eligibility will only be provided with GU CDL admissions. End of every semester, candidates will sit for the exam, and on that, further promotion to the next class will be given. The exam either takes place in May/June, and for the odd semester, it is during December/January. GITAM conducted the entrance exam. GAT candidates to seek admissions need to sit for the test through which seats will be allotted. Apart from a couple of course candidates to apply for any other UG and PG courses entrance test is mandatory. Usually, in April, GAT entrance takes, and by March-end, candidates should have applied for the exam.

  • Diploma (Computer Applications, Communicative English and in Environmental and Sustainable Management)
  • PGDM in Communication Skills
  • B.com
  • B.A (In Combinations of History, Sociology, Politics, Public Administration and Economics)
  • M.A (Economics and English)
  • M.Com
  • MCA
  • M.Sc. (Bio-technology)
  • MBA



GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning offers B.Com in correspondence for three years. To apply for the course, applicants are required to have passed in intermediate, and their minimum age should be 18 years, although the candidate does not have formal education qualification. Majorly GAT score counts like candidates with passing marks in this will be eligible and could seek GITAM CDL admissions to B.Com. The fee structure for B.Com is not so high. Also, the mentioned fee is approximate in general for the entire course. The total cost can also be divided and paid in installments. The stream-related training is given apart from the course syllabus to prepare students for a placement interview.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

B.Com Course Fee

INR 6,500

B.Com Application Fee

INR 200-250



GITAM CDL provides distance BA in nearly six specializations for three years divided into six semesters. At the end of every semester, an exam is taking place, and eligible candidates will be promoted further. The eligibility of the candidates is that they need to have passed in intermediate from a recognized board despite Telugu or English medium. Candidates must have appeared for GITAM conducted entrance exam because based on that final selection of the candidates, and BA admissions to GITAM CDL will be considered. Aspirants without any formal education are also eligible, but the candidate's minimum age needs to be 18 years and should be GAT qualified. Specializations offered under BA are History, Politics, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, and Public Administration.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

BA Course Fee

INR 5,200

BA Application Fee

INR 200-250



Two years distance M.Com in GITAM CDL is offered candidates shall have passed any degree in the related stream with minimum passing marks from a recognized board. GAT is mandatory candidates based on the rank will be offered with M.Com admissions in GITAM CDL. The university placement cell focuses on candidates' careers and satisfies that there are training programs held and given guidance for personality development. It is high time for those already working professionals to seek further promotions in their profile. Also, several job opportunities are offered. The fee structure of Distance M.Com is less and feasible, so every student could afford and seek education.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

M.Com Course Fee

INR 6,000

M.Com Application Fee

INR 200-250



GITAM Distance Learning offers MA in English and Economics; specific eligibility candidates need to pass to apply for the course. So, a bachelor’s degree in a relevant stream from a recognized university is necessary for those with professional qualifications like AIETE/CA/ICWA few other degrees are also accepted. However, the final selection and admission of candidates to MA will depend on GAT entrance conducted by the university. The fee of MA in GITAM to seek any one of the two specializations offered is the same. Also, the admission and application process goes as same. Students will be updated with study materials and other resources for their future reference during exams.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

MA Course Fee

INR 5,400

MA Application Fee

INR 200-250



In central disciplines distance, MBA in GITAM CDL is offered for two years, same as regular program duration. Graduation in any stream is accepted by the university, although majorly they would count GAT entrance score through which ultimate admissions to MBA in GITAM CDL will be granted. After completing the MBA, candidates will be awarded an MBA certificate through which candidates will flow with job opportunities and promotions in their current company. Distance MBA in Human Resource Management is available for candidates to apply after their graduation. In prior, students are informed about campus drives.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

MBA Course Fee

INR 48,000

MBA Application Fee

INR 200-250



Candidates holding bachelor’s degrees keeping math as the main subject are eligible to apply for MCA; in straight GAT, qualified students will seek GITAM CDL admissions to MCA. Candidates related professional degree like B.Sc./B.Tech/B.Pharm/AIETE etc., are eligible to seek MCA admissions to GITAM CDL. Any course candidates apply to appear for a university conducted entrance test is mandatory considering the score students would be qualified to take seats. The total fee structure of distance MCA is given below. Candidates could equally divide the whole fee and settle it per year or semester-wise. The duration of the program is for three years which is split into six semesters every semester. If candidates able to pass will be promoted to next year.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

MCA Course Fee

INR 45,000

MCA Application Fee

INR 200-250



For two years duration M.Sc. in Biotechnology at GITAM CDL is offered, B.Sc. completed candidates or graduated candidates from relevant streams could apply for M.Sc. Also, aspirants to choose the provided specialization need to have done B.Sc. in the related stream. Merit-based admission to M.Sc. is taken since no entrance exam is required. There is no age restriction, just that candidates need to be graduated in the relevant stream. The only specialization is offered, and candidates to apply for the same should have done graduation in the related stream. Candidates seeking training, practical sessions, or guidance from lectures could visit the campus by scheduling with the class.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

M.Sc. Course Fee

INR 30,000

M.Sc. Application Fee

INR 200-250


Diploma in GITAM CDL

GITAM CDL offers diplomas in 3 specializations for one year, 10th or 12th passed. Students are eligible to apply for the final admission to diploma in GITAM CDL if the candidate qualifies in GAT university conducted entrance test. For candidates seeking jobs very soon after 10th, just in a couple of years, could opt for a distance Diploma. Aspirants could choose the specializations like Environment Education and Sustainable Development, Computer Application, and Communicative English.  The fee for the course for the distance diploma is significantly less once candidates complete the system could choose for a post-graduate diploma under distance learning.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

Diploma Course Fee

INR 2,500

Diploma Application Fee

INR 200-250


PG Diploma in GITAM CDL

GITAM University offers only one specialization under PG Diploma in distance learning: PG Diploma in Computer Applications. Applicants should be diploma graduated or holding any degree are eligible, yet degree should be completed from relevant stream to choose the same stream under masters. GATE qualified students are admitted to take seek PG Diploma admissions to GITAM CDL. Here, students are trained in speaking, writing, listening skills, and reading to make confident communicators lagging in these areas besides the course syllabus. Once the syllabus is completed, candidates are provided with other training and study materials to revise. The fee structure of the PG Diploma is very much feasible when compared to other distance colleges.


GU CDL Fee (approx.)

PG Diploma Course Fee

INR 2,500

PF Diploma Application Fee

INR 200-250


GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning Study Centres

There are a couple of study centers available in different places inside Andhra Pradesh and one in Bangalore. Candidates could apply according to their convenience and pursue education.

  • GITAM Study Centre Hyderabad
  • GITAM Study Centre Visakapatnam
  • GITAM Study Centre Bengaluru

GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning Application Form Procedure

Applicants can either choose the online or offline mode for filling up the application form. In the first case, candidates should be eligible enough and shall have to appear for a university conducted entrance test to proceed with the admissions for any course. The qualified candidates need to follow the steps to complete the application form and submit it.

To fill GU CDL application form, online mode, candidates will visit the university official portal; under the admission tab, click on ‘online admissions,’ in the new page, click ‘application.’ By filling the admission form register, need to save and print the form further by attaching the valid documents need to send the completed form to CDL.

To fill up the application form of GU CDL offline mode, candidates can either download the form from the website or collect it by visiting the campus. Once the form is filled by making the payment of the application fee, INR 200 students will submit the form to CDL and documents and DD attached to it.

Course Eligibility criteria for admission in GITAM University Centre for Distance

Course name

Eligibility criteria

Selection process


Bachelor degree with minimum aggregate marks

Based on the entrance exam


Graduation with minimum 50% aggregate marks(45% reserved category) with Math’s subjects



10+2 in any domain or  any equivalent from a recognized board


HSC from a recognized University


Bachelor degree with 45% aggregate  marks


B.Com/graduation degree with minimum 50% marks

M.Sc. (Biotech)

10+2 or equivalent in any domain


Graduation from a recognized University


GITAM University Distance FAQ’s

Q. What will be the maxim time duration to complete the course?

The time duration given to complete the course is twice the duration of the program.

Q. How to check results, fetch materials, and further course fees or any updates with the college?

When seeking admissions to GITAM CDL, students will be provided with an ID using the same credentials candidates can log in and access academic information.

Q. What is the resource available to study in GITAM CDL?

GU provides an instruction manual of self-learning, written texts, assignments, provided study materials, like audio, video, and supplementary materials students could study and revise.

Q. Is there any entrance exam that should be written to get admission?

Other than the MCA course for whichever program candidates choose, they need to appear for university conducted entrance test GAT, and qualified students will be eligible to get admitted.

Q. Is GITAM CDL UGC recognized?

GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning is recognized by UGC and also is AICTE approved.

Q. Is academic qualification required to study at GITAM CDL?

Depending on each program, certain eligibility and specific entry requirements based on that seats will be allotted.

Q. What is the per annum fee of BA in GITAM CDL?

In the 1st year, students shall pay around INR 2.2k while in the 2nd and 3rd year they have to pay approx. INR 1.5k.

Q. How about GITAM CDL placements?

They provide great opportunities to students to get placed; placement-related training and guidance will be delivered before cracking the interviews. Also, students need to come to the college during campus drives.

GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning Course fee structure

MBA - Managment 48000 2 years
MA - English Request 2 years
MA - Economics Request 2 years
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Asked question

What is the distance MBA application mode at GITAM University Distance Learning??
28-Jan-2023 07:54:56 asked by Rashmi

The application mode at GITAM University for Distance Learning is accepted in online and offline mode for MBA admissions.

How much are the MBA fees at GITAM University distance learning??
11-Jan-2023 02:13:01 asked by U V Ganesh

GITAM University Centre for Distance Learning MBA fees is INR 48000. 

My friend is done without puc in bcom can i join without puc bcom?
21-Sep-2022 02:26:58 asked by KEERTHI
What is the eligibility criteria for the Distance MBA program??
27-Aug-2021 14:29:02 asked by sachin bendre

The eligibility for MBA admissions is to have completed their graduation degree in any stream with appropriate CGPA. Along with that, they must also have appeared for the GAT entrance exam with valid cut-off scores. 

How much distance MBA fee at GITAM CDL??
02-Aug-2021 06:27:32 asked by Srinivas

The first year fee at GITAM CDL for Distance MBA is INR 29k. The second-year fee is INR 28k. So, the total course fee of Distance MBA is INR 57k. In addition, the fee includes a registration fee of INR 1000 along with a tuition fee.

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Centre for Distance Learning
Gandhi Nagar,
, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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