Madras University Distance MBA Admission 2020 - Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Published: | November 27, 2019
Madras University Distance MBA Admission

Planning to pursue MBA in distance mode? Find out all the important information from filling the application form to the selection process of Madras University Distance MBA Admission 2020.

Madras University is a well known and reputed university established in the year 1857 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The first to introduce autonomous colleges within the University system in 1978-79. Since then, out of 115 affiliated institutions, 23 have become autonomous. Later the university established the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE) in 1981. University of Madras Distance Education popularly known as UNOM IDE offers admission in various undergraduate, postgraduate, integrated, MBA, M.Sc courses. The UNOM IDE provides candidates with an option to pursue higher education who are unable to pursue the same in regular mode.

The centre was established to enable learners to achieve career, educational and personal goals. Currently, the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE) is offering 15 undergraduate, 61 degrees, 20 postgraduate, 8 PG Diploma, 11 Diploma, and 8 certificate programs.

Madras University Distance MBA Admission 2020-22

Candidates looking forward to Madras University Distance MBA admission for 2020-22will be required to apply for the same in online mode. The admission of the candidates to various MBA specialisations offered by the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE), University of Madras, Chennai is on the basis of the entrance exam. Candidates can find all the details pertaining to Madras University Distance MBA Admission 2020 such as important dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, course fee, etc here.

Madras University Distance MBA Specialisations 2020

Madras University, Chennai offers MBA(Master in Business Administration) in various specializations. Candidates who want to take admission may check all the six specialisations offered by the university mentioned below.

Madras University Distance MBA Important Dates 2020

The official notification is not out yet. Check out Madras University Distance MBA tentative dates here:


Date (Tentative)

Application Start Date

April 2020

Last Date of Application Submission

August 2020

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Madras University Distance MBA Eligibility Criteria 2020

For admission to distance MBA course at Madras University, it is mandatory for the candidates to meet the eligibility. Check out the Madras University complete eligibility criteria for distance MBA here:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor/master degree of the Madras University or any other university recognised either by AIU or UGC.
  • Candidates need to clear a professional degree in Technology/ Engineering/ Architecture/ Law/ Medicine.
  • Candidates who have qualified any professional qualification in Cost & Works Accountancy/ Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship.

Note: Besides clearing any one of the mentioned criteria, candidates must have cleared the entrance test conducted by Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE), University of Madras, Chennai.

How to Apply for Madras University Distance MBA Admissions 2020?

To apply for admissions at Madras University in distance MBA mode candidates will first have to register themselves. The application is available both in online and offline mode.

Admission through single window admission center (At the Institute of Distance Education, Campus)

The University of Madras has a single-window admission center opened at the university campus, Chennai. Candidates may refer to the steps mentioned below to apply through a single window admission center.

  • Candidates need to submit the application form to the admission counter.

  • While submitting the application form need to submit the required documents mentioned below:

  • Filled-in application form

  • Photostat copies of the Certificates

  • Filled-in Computer Coding Sheet

  • Certificates other than Tamil/ English an authenticated translation in English duly attested by a Gazetted Officer

  • Submitted photocopies will be verified and the original certificates will be returned to the candidates.

  • Candidates will have to register for the entrance test conducted by IDE after paying the application fee of INR 400/-.

Admission through Online mode

Candidates must note that the applications are open for Indian nationals only. The complete procedure to fill the application form is mentioned below.

  • Candidates need to apply online by visiting the

  • Candidates are advised to check the instructions and eligibility criteria decided by the university before proceeding to the filling the application form.

  • Candidates will then have to fill the required details mentioned on the application fee along with the application fee.

  • Once done, candidates will then have to send the photocopies of the Provisional Intimation slip and passport size along with the original certificates through Speed Post / Registered Post or Courier addressed to the Director, Institue of Distance Education, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai - 600 005 within 15 days from the date of online registration for verification purpose and return. Any delay may lead to application rejection.

  • Candidates may also come personally for document verification at the university campus.

Admission through learner support centers (Within Tamil Nadu)

Learner Support Centers are established by the university to facilitate admission. The complete process to apply for admission via learner support centers are mentioned below:

  • Candidates need to download the prospectus and application form from the official website of the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE), University of Madras, Chennai.

  • Once downloaded, candidates will then have to submit it to the co-ordinator of any of the available learner support centers with the required certificates/ documents as mentioned by the university.

  • An enrollment number will then be assigned to the candidates. Candidates may then submit the requisite fees through online or through offline triplicate Challan of Indian bank and submit the same through the Co-ordinator, Learner Support Centers.

  • Candidates need to register for the MBA entrance exam conducted by the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE), University of Madras, Chennai.

  • The Fee Challan shall be forwarded by the Learner Support Centers to the Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras and on receipt of the same, Students Identity Card and Study materials will be sent to the concerned Learner Support Centers.

Madras University Distance MBA Application Fee 2020

The registration fee for the distance MBA program at Madras University is mentioned below:



Application Fee

INR 500

Fee for Entrance Test conducted by ICE, Chennai

INR 400

Madras University Distance MBA Selection Process 2020

The selection of the candidate to Madras University distance MBA course for 2020 academic years is on the basis of entrance test conducted by the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE), University of Madras, Chennai. It is mandatory for the candidates to pass the entrance exam for distance MBA course. Candidates who cleared the exam will be sorted out on the basis of marks scored in the required degree. Once done, candidates will be called to documents verification round. All the original documents will be returned to the candidates and photocopies will be kept at the campus after verification is done. All the candidates who got selected need to submit the fee for the first year with the help of enrolment number provided to them. Any candidate who delays in submitting the academic fee may lose his seat.

Madras University Distance MBA Course Fee 2020

Candidates who got selected for admission need to freeze their seats after submitting the course fee. The fee structure for the distance MBA Program at Madras University is mentioned below:

Break Up of Fee

Sl. No.

Type of fee


Fee Applicable for First Year Only


Registration Fee



Admission Fee



Matriculation fee



Examination of Other Board (+2) / Universities in India



HSC Examination of Other Board / Universities outside India


For Every Year


Development Fee



Tuition Fee



Special Fee



Postage Fee



Study Materials Fee



Project Fee (if Applicable)


MBA Total Fee Detail

Name of Program

Madras University Graduate

Other University Graduate

Ist Year MBA



Ist Year MBA (Online Admission)



Note: The fee structure can be changed by the university without any prior notice.

Admission to all the courses available at the Madras University will be provided to Indian national only. Applicants who are enrolling for admission need to state clearly the Specialization of MBA Programme for which they are applying for admissions. Candidates may visit the official website of ICE, Madras University, Chennai for further information.

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