Pondicherry university Distance MBA

Pondicherry university started offering distance learning back in the year 1995-1996. The main aim of the university was to cut the social barriers and offer high-quality education to students across the country at affordable prices.


It is a central university. The MBA programs that are offered by the university aim at increasing employment in the country. It also focuses on increasing the skill set of students by providing good theoretical knowledge at the same time.


Duration of the courses offered

The duration of the MBA courses offered by the university is 2 years. Each course is divided into 4 semesters and each semester runs for a period of 6 months.


Types of courses offered

The university offers distance MBA courses in the below-mentioned specializations.

  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • General
  • Finance
  • International Business

All these courses are offered in English medium.


Fee structure 

The total fee for twinning MBA courses from the university is INR 45,500 which includes semester fee, registration fee, study materials and university development fee. The course fee for the online MBA course is INR 25,000 according to the year 2017.


However, the fee structure for the below-mentioned student categories are different:

  • Transgender
  • Physically Challenged
  • Non-teaching employees of the Pondicherry University and their wards
  • Widows / Deserted women
  • Prisoners
  • Students with a defence background


Accreditation of the university

UGC is an apex institute in the country which recognises top universities in the country. The Pondicherry University is accredited by UGC


How to take admission?

Students can choose to take admission in the Pondicherry university according to their will, there are different ways to choose from.

  • Distance Mode
  • Twinning Mode

Students who choose the twinning mode can choose any of the study centres of the university for their education. The study centres are located in many cities throughout the country.


The admission procedure is generally carried out during the month of June to September. Students can download the form available on the university’s website. Also, the university Director can send you a form against an application.


Students must carry all their government documents and other necessary documents with them during the admission. Along with it, it is also necessary to carry a Demand draft for Rs 100.


Eligibility for the course

The university arranges no entrance examination for the students, students can directly take admission for the MBA courses. To take admission in the university, students need to be a graduate from any recognised university in the country.



There are only a few universities in the country that offer a twinning program. Twinning programs are no doubt always better than distance or online mode of education.  If you are someone who is looking for a twinning MBA course, this university is perfect for you in all means. Also, the fee structure is also very less.


Contact details

  • Directorate of Distance Education,
  • Pondicherry University, Pondicherry – 605014
  • Phone: 0413 –2654439 & 2654441 / Fax: 0413-2655258
  • email:
  • For more information visit

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