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School of Distance - Courses Offered, Tuition Fee Structure & Eligibility

Admissions are usually made during June – August of every year. However, in case of BA, B.Com. and Certificate Courses, admissions are also made during January – March of every year. Information and admission applications can be obtained from the Office of the School of Distance Education or from Study Centres as per notifications published from time to time.

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Entrance Examination conducted by SDE or other Universities under open system.
S. No. Name of the Course 1st Year Fee 2nd Year Fee 3rd Year Fee Total Eligibility
1 Certificate in Office Automation & Accounting (English Medium) 2,500/- -- -- 2,500/- Intermediate or equivalent or pass in the B.A. / B.Com. Entrance Examination conducted by SDE or other Universities under open system.
2 Certificate in Office Automation & Multimedia Technologies (English Medium) 2,500/- -- -- 2,500/- Intermediate or equivalent or pass in the B.A. / B.Com.
3 Certificate in Office Automation & Internet Technologies (English Medium) 2,500/- -- -- 2,500/- Intermediate or equivalent or pass in the B.A. / B.Com. Entrance Examination conducted by SDE or other Universities under open system.
S. No. Name of the Course 1st Year Fee 2nd Year Fee 3rd Year Fee Total Eligibility
1 Diploma in Consumer Education (Six Months) 4,000/- -- -- 4,000/- Intermediate or equivalent or pass in the B.A. / B.Com. Entrance Examination conducted by SDE or other Universities under open system.
2 Diploma in Music (Two years) 4,000/- 2,000/- -- 6,000/- Candidate should have completed 15 years of age by 1st July of the year of admission.
S. No. Name of the Course 1st Year Fee 2nd Year Fee 3rd Year Fee Total Eligibility
1 PG Diploma in Co-operation and Rural Studies 5,000/- -- -- 5,000/- In-service candidates working in cooperatives and allied institutions including non-officials with any Bachelor’s Degree other than BFA and BA OL
2 PG Diploma in Functional English 4,000/- -- -- 4,000/- Any Bachelor’s Degree
3 PG Diploma in Travel and Tourism Mgnt 5,000/- -- -- 5,000/- Any Bachelor’s Degree
4 PG Diploma in Management of Voluntary Organizations 5,000/- -- -- 5,000/- Any Bachelor’s Degree
5 PG Diploma in Computer Programming & Applications 8,000/- -- -- 8,000/- Any Degree other than BFA and BA (OL)
6 PG Diploma in Translation 4,000/- -- -- 4,000/- Any Degree with Telugu as mother tongue or any Degree with Telugu as a subject of study
7 PG Diploma in Environmental Studies 5,000/- -- -- 5,000/- Any Bachelor’s Degree
8 PG Diploma in Consumer Education (One Year) 3,300/- -- -- 3,300/- Any Graduate
9 PG Dip. in Public Interest 3,300/- -- -- 3,300/- Any Graduate
10 PG Dip. in Digital Governance 3,300/- -- -- 3,300/- Any Graduate
11 PG Diploma in Management 10,000/- -- -- 10,000/- Any Bachelor’s Degree
12 PG Diploma in Disaster Management 5,000/- -- -- 5,000/- Any Graduate
S. No. Name of the Course 1st Year Fee 2nd Year Fee 3rd Year Fee Total Eligibility
1 B.A. (Both English & Telugu Medium) (* for candidates qualified in Entrance) 3,600/- * 1,700/- 1,700/- 7,000/- Intermediate / PUC or equivalent OR pass in the B.A. / B.Com. Entrance Examination conducted by this School.
2 B.Com (Both English & Telugu Medium) (* for candidates qualified in Entrance) 4,000/-* 2,000/- 2,000/- 8,000/- Intermediate / PUC or equivalent or pass in the B.A. / B.Com. Entrance Examination conducted by this School.
3 B.Com (Customer Service Management) (English Medium only) 10,000+10,000 10,000+10,000 10,000+10,000 60,000/- Intermediate / PUC or Equivalent
4 B.Sc. * 500 EXTRA FOR COMPUTERS (English Medium only) 1) MPC, 2) MP Comp., 3) M Comp. Stat. 4) M Eco. Comp. 5,000/- 4,000 */- 4,000 */- 13,000/- With the combination of Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics and Computers. Intermediate / PUC or Equivalent with Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
4 B.Sc. (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) (English Medium only) 6,000/- 4,000 */- 4,000 */- 14,000/- Candidates with Bi.P.C. at H.S.C., Inter of BIE, NIOS or SIOS, or other examinations of the State Boards or Universities recognized by the Andhra University as equivalent to the Pre University examinations.
S. No. Name of the Course 1st Year Fee 2nd Year Fee 3rd Year Fee Total Eligibility
1 M.Com 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- B.Com / B.B.M
2 MA in English 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- B.A. / B.Com / B.Sc. / BFA / BA (OL) / BAL
3 MA in Hindi 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- BA / BCom / B.Sc. with Hindi as one of the subjects of study / Sahitya Ratna with POL.
4 MA in Telugu 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- BA / BCom / BSc or BA (Special) with Telugu as one of the Subjects of study or B.Sc (Home Sciences) with a maximum of 100 marks for each paper.
5 MA in History 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- BA (Pass or Hons.) OTBA BA (OL) with History as one of the subjects
6 MA in Economics 3,500/- 2,500/- -- 6,000/- BA with Economics
7 MA in Politics 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- Any Degree General / Professional / Vocational / Technical
8 MA in Public Administration 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- Any Degree General / Professional / Vocational / Technical
9 MA in Sociology 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- Any Degree of Andhra University or equivalent thereto.
10 MA in Philosophy 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- Any Graduate
11 MA / MSc. Mathematics 5,000/- 3,000/- -- 8,000/- BA / BSc with Mathematics as one of the subjects of study.
12 MA in Psychology 15,000/- 10,000/- -- 25,000/- Any Graduate
13 MSc in Botany 15,000/- 10,000/- -- 25,000/- BSC with Relevant Subject
14 MSc in Organic Chemistry 15,000/- 10,000/- -- 25,000/- BSC with Relevant Subject
15 MSc in Zoology 15,000/- 10,000/- -- 25,000/- BSC with Relevant Subject
16 MSc in Physics 15,000/- 10,000/- -- 25,000/- BSC with Relevant Subject
17 LL.M 9,000/- 6,000/- -- 14,000/- BL or Equivalent thereto
18 MA Music 10,000/- 10,000/- -- 20,000/- Bachelor’s Degree in Music or any Bachelor’s Degree with Diploma in Music / Certificate Course in Music or ‘B’ Grade in Classical Carnatic
S. No. Name of the Course 1st Year Fee 2nd Year Fee 3rd Year Fee Total Eligibility
PROFESSIONAL COURSES
1 B.Ed. III Methodology / MA Education III Methodology 5,000/- -- -- 5,000/- B.Ed. Degree / MA Education
2 M.B.A. (Finance) 18,000/- 12,000/- 5,000/- 35,000/- Any graduate (other than BFA and BA OL) with 50% marks (SC / ST / BC candidates with 45% marks) is eligible. They must have studied Maths as one of the subjects at SSC / Intermediate level besides qualifying in ICET or Entrance test conducted by Andhra University.
3 M.B.A. (HRM) 18,000/- 12,000/- 5,000/- 35,000/-
4 M.B.A. (Marketing) 18,000/- 12,000/- 5,000/- 35,000/-
5 M.B.A. (Hospital Administration) 25,000/- 15,000/- 10,000/- 50,000/-
6 Executive M.B.A. (Finance) 23,000/- 12,000 -- 35,000/- In addition to eligibility criteria for 3-year MBA, minimum of two years in-service experience after graduation.
7 Executive M.B.A. (HRM) 23,000/- 12,000 -- 35,000/-
8 Executive M.B.A. (Marketing) 23,000/- 12,000 -- 35,000/-
9 M.C.A. 15,000/- 15,000/- 15,000/- 45,000/- Any graduate (other than BFA and BA OL) with 50% marks (SC / ST / BC candidates with 45% marks) is eligible. They must have studied Maths as one of the subjects at Intermediate level besides qualifying in ICET or Entrance test conducted by Andhra University.
10 MHRM 10,000/- 7,000/- -- 17,000/- Any Graduate
52 Master of Journalism & Mass Communication 7,000/- 5,000/- -- 12,000/- Any Graduate (Other than BFA)
11 B.Ed. 20,000/- 15,000/- -- 35,000/- In-service Teachers and 2 Years Teaching Experience

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