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TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020: Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: July 11, 2022 07:42 pm IST

Get all the information about Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) BBA and MBA admission 2020, eligibility criteria, selection process and course fees here. 

Tamil Nadu Open University BBA and MBA Admission

Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) is an open and distance teaching institution established by the Tamil Nadu government. TNOU is Tamil Nadu's first open university which was set up with the objective of offering education to those people who cannot afford higher education. It offers admission in a range of UG and PG courses. If you are interested in pursuing BBA and MBA from TNOU, then you can find all the details regarding the admission process of both the courses here.

TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020

The BBA and MBA admission process of TNOU is given in this article. You can find out all relevant details pertaining to the eligibility criteria, important dates, selection process, and fee structure here. Apart from TNOU, there are many other colleges in Tamil Nadu that candidates can consider at the time of admission.

TNOU BBA Admission 2020

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) course in TNOU is one of the most popular courses amongst the students who pursue their career in business administration or management steam. The BBA Admissions in TNOU depend upon the candidate's performance in class 12th from any recognised board. This article focuses on all the parameters regarding TNOU BBA admissions 2020 so that the candidates have all the information before applying for the course.

TNOU MBA Admission 2020

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) course is also one of the most popular postgraduate courses at TNOU. The eligibility criteria for the MBA program is to secure at least 50% marks in the Bachelor's degree in any specialisation from any recognised university. Before applying for TNOU, the candidate should also ensure that they meet the university's eligibility criteria.

TNOU BBA and MBA Specialisations 2020

There are many specialisations available at Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU). Candidates can choose their specialisation as per their area of interest.

TNOU BBA Specialisation:-

TNOU MBA Specialisations:-

TNOU BBA and MBA Important Dates 2020

The important dates for the BBA and MBA admission of Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) have not been yet announced by the authority. The admission authority of TNOU can change BBA and MBA admission dates due to some unavoidable issue. Given below are the important dates for BBA and MBA admission 2020



Application form start date

3rd Week of May 2020

Application form end date

2nd Week of August 2020

Entrance exam Date

2nd Week of June to 3rd Week of August 2020

TNOU BBA and MBA Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before applying, candidates should have an understanding of the TNOU eligibility criteria for the BBA and MBA programs. At TNOU, the eligibility criteria are set by their respective departments.

TNOU BBA and MBA Eligibility Criteria 2020 are mentioned below:-

TNOU BBA Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria for the BBA course at TNOU 2020 is given below:

  • The candidate must have passed the class 10th & 12th examinations or any PUC (pre-university course) or TNOU BPP (Bachelor of Preparatory Programme) or 10th + 3 Year Diploma program or 11th + 2 years TTC (Teacher Training Courses) or 10th + 2year ITI (Industrial Training Institute Course)

TNOU MBA Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria for MBA course at TNOU 2020 is mentioned below:

  • Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree from any recognised university.

How to Apply for TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020?

The application process for TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020 includes both online & offline mode. The application process of TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020 is explained below:

Online Application Process of TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020

  • First, visit the official website of Tamil Nadu Open University(TNOU)
  • Then click on the 'ONLINE ADMISSION' tab on the right-hand side of the screen (available on the top)
  • A new webpage will appear on the screen which shows a ' Registration' option on it
  • Click on the "New Registration" to register for the program of your choice
  • Click on "Applicant Login". Again a new tab will appear on the screen.
  • Then click on the "CLICK HERE " button for the registration (For 1st Time User)
  • After that, fill up the application form with personal details and documents required
  • After filling up the application form, submit the application with the processing fee

Offline Application Process of TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020

The offline application form of TNOU is also available at the TNOU campus. Interested candidates will have to visit the TNOU University to claim the applicant form. After that, the candidates have to fill the application form with relevant information such as name, phone number, email id, past academic marks etc. After completing the application form, the candidate needs to send the filled application form to the TNOU Admission Office (TNOU, 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai– 600 015 ) along with the demand draft drawn in favour of Tamil Nadu Open University payable at Chennai.

TNOU BBA and MBA Application Fees 2020

The application fees of TNOU for BBA and MBA courses are set by the administrative department who are handling the admission process of TNOU.

TNOU BBA and MBA application fees 2020 are given in the table below:

Application Fee:-


Application Fee


Rs 100/-

Offline (DD)

Rs 150/-

Documents Required for TNOU BBA and MBA Admission 2020

The documents which are required to be submitted along with TNOU BBA and MBA application form are mentioned below. These documents also have to be submitted at the time of document verification to check if the provided information is correct or not. Given below is the list of documents:

  • Date of Birth Certificate or Class Xth Certificate

  • Marks sheets of Class XII

  • Pass Diploma Certificate (If available)

  • Bachelors Degree along with its mark sheet (For MBA program admission)

  • Domicile certificate is mandatory for the students who belong to the other states

  • Personal ID Proof

  • Other academic and extracurricular certificates (if available)

TNOU BBA and MBA Selection Process 2020

The selection process for TNOU BBA and MBA courses is entirely based on merit. For the BBA course, the merit list will be published depending upon the candidate's academic performance in class 12th. But For the MBA course, the selection will be based on the candidate's graduation marks and academic distinction. After that, the selected candidates will be then called to the available study centres of the Tamil Nadu Open University for personal interview round.

TNOU BBA and MBA Course Fee 2020

Candidates will have to submit the course fee for the first year after completing the entire selection process of the BBA and MBA program in order to confirm their seats. The course fee of TNOU BBA and MBA program is stated below.

TNOU BBA and MBA Fee Structure:-


1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year


Rs 3,550/-

Rs 3,550/-

Rs 3,550/-

BBA in Computer Applications

Rs 3,900/-

Rs 3,900/-

Rs 3,900/-

BBA in Marketing Management

Rs 3,300/-

Rs 3,300/-

Rs 3,300/-

BBA in Retail Management

Rs 3,300/-

Rs 3,300/-

Rs 3,300/-


(For all Program)

Rs 10500/-

Rs 10500/-


TNOU is the only college allowed by the Tamil Nadu Govt to offer non-formal TNOU programs. Candidates who have not completed the higher secondary examination or equivalent exam but have completed 18 years of age can be admitted to the UG and diploma program at TNOU.


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