Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education Admission and Courses 2020-21 MKU DDE

Short Name MKU DDE
Approved  University Grant Commission (UGC)
Distance Education  N/A
State  Tamil Nadu
Admission Process  Online/Offline
Founded  1965
Type  State Government
Approved for Admission Abroad  Yes (MHRD)
Contact University  +91 9210-98-98-98
Application Fees  INR 1000/-
Application Form   Click Here

MKU DDE – Admission 2020-2021

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) is a state university which was established in Madurai city in Southern Tamil Nadu, India. MKU DDE was instituted in 1966 and hence affirmed as the oldest university for distance education courses.

MKU is all accepted and approved by UGC as well as funding for the university has been done by UGC and Member of Association of Indian Universities. Plus, MKU university governed by rules, regulations, acts, statutes, ordinance, etc. The school of biological science has received an amount of Rs. 10 crores for the second phase of NRCBS.

MKU provides various courses in different specializations. As per the university Approx, 1.2 lakh students have been enrolled till now in the university for UG and PG courses. The teacher understands social needs and hence according to that need. They prepare the students to promote awareness to fulfil the need of the country. University is set to endeavour tirelessly to provide top-class education, quality enhancement and trigger innovation in teaching, research and societal development by outreach activities.

The Doctorate of Distance Learning Education at the university has been started in 1971. In1978, the university was renamed as Madurai Kamaraj University to honour K. Madurai, the former chief minister of Madras.

Admission in Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education

The Madurai Kamaraj UniversityDistance Education University came into being on a bill gone by the overall assembly of the State in the year 1965. Thus, it’s a statutory university owned and funded by the government of Tamil Nadu and conjointly the University Grants Commission.

The MKU – Distance Education University (MKU DDE) can be a member of Association of Indian Universities and one in all the nine universities in India with a standing of University with Potential for Excellence.

Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education

Madurai Kamaraj University – Distance Education (MKU DDE)

Additionally to the department and colleges, the university has twenty-one academic centres and twenty-one similar academic auxiliary units. It’s twenty-four autonomous colleges, fourteen power-assisted colleges, thirty-three self-finance colleges, eighteen approved institutions, four evening colleges, six constituent colleges and one university college job to the higher education desires of many types of students from rural and concrete areas.

MKU DDE Application Process 2020

1) Applicants are requested to read carefully the rules of eligibility and other instructions given in the prospectus.

2) Students have to fill up the application form completely and properly.

3) Applicants who are willing to apply for more than one course should use a separate application form for each course.

4) Registration Fee: Each course Rs. 1000/-

Instructions for filling up the application form – MKU DDE

i) The entries in the application form should be made by the applicant in their own handwriting legibly in ENGLISH only.

ii) Details of the Xerox copies of the certificates to be enclosed along with the application form should be in the English version and the same be furnished in the relevant column of the application.

Enclosures to be sent along with the filled-in application

The candidates have to submit Xerox copies of the following certificates duly attested by a Gazetted Officer along with the application form.

Original certificates should not be sent.

i) U.G./P.G Degree Marks statement / Grade certificates/ Provisional Certificate

ii) SSLC, HSE mark statement

iii) Community Certificate obtained from Tahsildar/ Deputy Tahsildar concerned. Otherwise, it will not be taken into account.

iv) Income Certificate obtained 3 months prior to the date of advertisement (for SC/ST/Blind candidates only) from the competent issuing authority.

v) Certificate of Physically Handicapped / Leprosy cured: Candidates who want them to be considered under the Physically Handicapped category should submit the certificate obtained from an authorized Medical Officer of the speciality concerned not below the rank of Civil Surgeon together with a photograph showing the nature of handicap.

vi) Sports Certificate: Candidates who want them to be considered under the Sports category should produce a certificate obtained from the concerned University Physical Director in Form-I/II/III for having represented the State / Inter-University tournaments/athletics.

vii) Ex-servicemen Certificate: Certificates to be produced

viii) A Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University, payable at Madurai towards registration fee as prescribed by the University should be enclosed. SC/ST candidates are exempted from the payment of Registration Fee for only one course.

ix) The candidates should fill up the hall-ticket and NRI/sponsored certificate (if applicable) attached to the application and send along with the application.

x) Two self-addressed, stamped envelopes, each for Rs.10/- should be enclosed.

xi) +2 marks statement (compulsory)

xii) Demand Draft towards registration fee as prescribed by the University should be enclosed with each application. For SC/ST candidates, the exemption from payment of Registration fee is applicable only for one course and with additional applications; Demand Draft towards registration fee as prescribed by the University should be attached with each application.

The Demand Draft should have been obtained after the date of notification and on or before the last date notified for receipt of filled-in application.

Note: Cheques, Postal Orders, Money Orders, and cash will not be accepted. Students should write their name, complete address, and course for which applied in Block letters on the reverse side of the demand draft.

Registration fees once paid, will not be refunded, adjusted or transferred under any circumstances.

xiii) Filling with any wrong information or suppression of information may result in punitive action.

xiv) Certificates other than those required need not be enclosed.

xv) The application form without the Xerox copies of relevant certificates will not be considered.

xvi) All the columns in the application should be filled in. Incomplete application will be rejected.

5) Photograph

Two recent passport-size photographs of the applicant should be affixed; one on

the column provided in the application form and the other in the Hall-Ticket.

Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education: Recognition and Affiliation

Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education Courses – MKU DDE

Level of Programme

Course Name

Number of Subjects

Undergraduate  Courses


Twenty three (23)




Fourteen (14)

Postgraduate Courses


Twenty Nine (29)




Fourteen (14)


Twelve (12)

Postgraduate Diploma

Forty-Four (44)




Twenty-one (21)




Ten (10)




One Hundred Sixty Seven (167)



Madurai Kamaraj University – MKU DDE Undergraduate Programs Fee Structure

Course Name Course Duration Total Course Fee (in INR)
1 Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English Literature) 3 years 7500
2 Bachelor of Arts [BA] (History) 3 years 7500
3 Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Economics) 3 years 7500
4 Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Political Science) 3 years 7500
5 Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Sociology) 3 years 7500
6 Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Tamil) 3 years 7500
7 Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc] 1 year 6000
8 Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management [BTHM] 3 years 30000
9 Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] 3 years 7500
10 Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Computer Applications) 3 years 12000
11 Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.] 3 years 30000

Madurai Kamaraj University Postgraduate Programs – Fee Structure

Course Name Course Duration Total Course Fee (in INR)
1 Master of Arts [MA] (Economics) 2 years
2 Master of Arts [MA] (English Language and Literature) 2 years 8000
3 Master of Arts [MA] (English Language Teaching) 2 years 8000
4 Master of Arts [MA] (Folklore Studies) 2 years 8000
5 Master of Arts [MA] (French) 2 years 8000
6 Master of Arts [MA] (Gandhian Studies) 2 years 8000
7 Master of Arts [MA] (History) 2 years 6000
8 Master of Arts [MA] (Kannada) 2 years 6000
9 Master of Arts [MA] (Linguistics) 2 years 6000
10 Master of Arts [MA] (Logic and Philosophy of Religion) 2 years 6000
11 Master of Arts [MA] (Malayalam) 2 years 6000
12 Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science) 2 years 6000
13 Master of Arts [MA] (Public Administration) 2 years 6000
14 Master of Arts [MA] (Sanskrit) 2 years 6000
15 Master of Arts [MA] (Sociology) 2 years 6000
16 Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil) 2 years 6000
17 Master of Arts [MA] (Telugu) 2 years 6000
18 Master of Education [M.Ed] 2 years 18800
19 Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] 2 years 10000
20 Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed] 2 years 38300
21 Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2 years 30000
22 M.Phil. (Environmental Sciences) 1 year 5185
23 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology) 2 years
24 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry) 2 years
25 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computational Biology) 2 years
26 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science) 2 years
27 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Environmental Science) 2 years
28 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Genomics) 2 years
29 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Geography) 2 years
30 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mass Communication & Journalism) 2 years
31 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics) 2 years
32 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics) 2 years
33 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Physics) 2 years
34 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Remote Sensing and GIS) 2 years
35 Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A] 3 years
36 Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Hospital Administration) 2 years
37 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biochemical Technology) 2 years
38 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematical Economics) 2 years
39 Master of Science [M.Sc] (Sub-Aqua Marine Ecology and Toxicogenomics) 2 years
40 M.Phil. (Vedangas) 2 years and 1 month
41 Master of Science [M.Sc] (E-Media Communication) 1 year
42 Master of Arts [MA] (Administrative Studies) 2 years
43 M.Phil. (Dravidian Folklore) 1 year
44 M.Phil. (Economics) 2 years
45 M.Phil. (English Language Teaching) 1 year
46 M.Phil. (French / German / Hispanic / Italian Studies) 2 years
47 M.Phil. (Gandhian Studies) 2 years
48 M.Phil. (Geography) 2 years
49 M.Phil. (History) 2 years
50 M.Phil. (Kannada) 2 years
51 M.Phil. (Library & Information Science) 2 years
52 M.Phil. (Linguistics) 2 years
53 M.Phil. (Malayalam) 2 years
54 M.Phil. (Mathematics) 2 years
55 M.Phil. (Physical Education) 2 years
56 M.Phil. (Political Science) 2 years
57 M.Phil. (Public Administration) 2 years
58 M.Phil. (Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy) 2 years
59 M.Phil. (Sanskrit) 2 years
60 M.Phil. (Sociology) 2 years
61 M.Phil. (Tamil) 2 years
62 M.Phil. (Telugu) 2 years
63 M.Phil. (Management) 1 year
64 M.Phil. (Biotechnology) 1 year
65 M.Phil. (Botany) 1 year
66 M.Phil. (Chemistry) 1 year
67 M.Phil. (Computer Science) 2 years
68 M.Phil. (Materials Science) 2 years
69 M.Phil. (Physics) 2 years
70 M.Phil. (Nano Science and Technology) 1 year
71 M.Phil. (English Language Studies) 2 years
72 M.Phil. (Communication Studies) 1 year
73 M.Phil. (Comparative Religion) 1 year
74 M.Phil. (Christianity) 1 year
75 M.Phil. (Administrative Studies) 1 year

Madurai Kamaraj University – MKU DDE Diploma Programs Fee Structure

Course Name Course Duration Total Course Fee (in INR)
1 Diploma in Linguistics 1 year
2 Diploma in Philosophy 1 year
3 Diploma in Sanskrit 1 year
4 Diploma in Telugu 1 year
5 Diploma in Yoga 1 year
6 Diploma in Kannada 1 year
7 Diploma in Malayalam 1 year
8 Diploma in Translation 1 year
9 Diploma in Saiva Siddhanta 1 year
10 Diploma in Ramalinga Philosophy 1 year
11 Diploma in Comparative Religion 1 years
12 Diploma in Christianity 1 year
13 Diploma in Meditation and Holistic Health 1 year

Madurai Kamaraj University – MKU DDE Post Graduate Diploma Programs

Course Name Course Duration Total Course Fee (in INR)
1 Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga 2 years
2 Post Graduate Diploma in SCUBA Diving for Marine Biotechnology 2 years
3 Post Graduate Diploma in Meditation and Holistic Health 1 year
4 Post Graduate Diploma in Peace and Value Education 1 year
5 Post Graduate Diploma in Sikhism and Comparative Religion 1 year

Madurai Kamaraj University – MKU DDE Certificate Course Fee Structure

Course Name Course Duration Total Course Fee (in INR)
1 Certificate course in Sanskrit 1 years
2 Certificate Course in Telugu 1 year
3 Certificate course in Malayalam 1 year
4 Certificate in Linguistics 1 year
5 Certificate Course in Translation 1 year
6 Certificate in Christianity 1 year

Faculty Member of MKU DDE

Name of Faculty Designation
1 Dr K. Parameshwaran Assistant Professor
2 Dr S. Suresh Assistant Professor
3 Dr J. Sridhar Assistant Professor
4 Dr P. Kalyani Assistant Professor
5 Dr B. Indrani Assistant Professor
6 Prof. Dr. P.P.Chellathurai Vice Chancellor
7 Dr M. Muthukumar Assistant Professor
8 Thiru. V. Loganathan Assistant Professor
9 Dr N. Perumal Assistant Professor

Latest Developments

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Madurai Kamaraj University  Distance Education Admission Procedure 2020-2021

The university has various methods of getting admission in the MKU DDE Program which include:

  • Online Admission
  • Offline Admission
  • Spot Admission
  • Provisional Admission

Madurai Kamaraj University Facilities

  • Hostels
  • IAS Coaching Centre
  • Smart Class Rooms
  • Stores
  • Larger Campus
  • Transportation
  • Auditorium
  • Health Care Centre
  • Water Plant
  • International Journal Access List
  • Internet/Wi-fi
  • Mother Care Room
  • Technology Support Centre
  • Telephone Exchange
  • Bank
  • Library
  • Married Research Scholar Quarters
  • Placement Cell
  • Post Office
  • Printing Press
  • School
  • Indoor and Outdoor Game
  • Canteen
  • Parks
  • CCTV
  • Guest House
  • Solar Power System
  • Staff Quarters
  • Clean and Green Campus

University Placement

The University provides placement for multiple methods. The placement Includes moke interview, personality development, gap identification, CV formatting, pre-placement counselling, Internship, and live project.  The placement selection depends on n the student’s knowledge, and performance. Many numbers of students have got on-campus placement in top organization & companies.  The university provides many opportunities for students which helps they can Achieve our career objective.


MKU DDE Recruiters

  • Tata Group
  • SBI (State Bank of India)
  • Infosys
  • Reliance Industries
  • HCL
  • Genpact
  • HDFC Bank
  • LIC (Life Insurance Company of India)
  • Mahindra.


In the spot admission program, the candidate has to submit a filled-in form at any of the university centre (study centre, regional centre, DDE Administrative Office) under the ODL network with two extra photographs and required documents duly attested as well.

The offline admission can be made through the request form and DD of Rs 500 through post or mail to the IMTS Office told at the website that is later dispatched back after form and same documents have been sent to Administration & Office IMTS by courier or post.

The provisional admission is made through a declaration form of delayed results with an identity card besides the admission form and acceptance form for Provisional admission.


Universities have various degrees like diplomas, bachelor degrees, masters etc. universities have a reasonable fee structure. University also provides placement and campus selection after completing your degree. So go through the process to choose your career goal.

Madurai Kamaraj University Contact Details

Address: Madurai Kamaraj University, Palkalai Nagar, Madurai-625 021.
Phone: +91-0452-2458471 (30 lines),
Fax: +91-0452-2459181,

For more information Contact us at +919210989898