Directorate of Distance Education

          Important Information for DDE Students

       Equivalence of Degrees awarded by Open and Distance Learning 


DDE Exam Hall Ticket for December 2017 (Updated on 22.12.2017)  Exam Time Table - December 2017 (Semester) (Updated on 25.10.2017) Exam Time Table - December 2017 (Non- Semester) (Updated on 25.10.2017) Venue of Examination Centres with Address December 2017 (Updated on 25.10.2017) Examination Application Form - December 2017 (Updated on 25.10.2017) DDE Exams Revaluation / Retotalling  Results for June 2017 Session (Updated on 27.09.2017) DDE Exams Results for June 2017 Session (Updated on 23.08.2017) DDE-Admission Last date Extended 28.02.2018 Important Notice - Contact numbers of Officials in DDE (Updated on 09.11.2016) Notice for Extension of Date for Abstract Submission (Updated on 12.08.2016) Additional chances for the MBA students (from 2005-06 to 2011-12 batch) Admission 2016-2017 (Distance Mode only) (Updated on 11.02.2016) PCP CENTRES (Updated on 19.04.2016) Admissions 2015-16 - Extended upto 15.10.2015 (Updated on 08-10-2015)

Courses Offered

  1. Conventional Mode with Online Admission  

  2. Twinning Mode  
The University entered the field of Distance Education in the academic year 1995 – 96 to cater to the aspirations of students who otherwise could not pursue higher education in the on campus academic programs. To reach out to all those sections of students who are away from the main stream academics, the University has conceived several innovative and job oriented academic programs.
It has been the approach and policy of the University to focus on sector specific job oriented professional programs. The Masters Programs in Management (MBA), among others, offered by the Directorate of Distance Education have made a mark of their own among the quality conscious unemployed youth and working people in the corporate India across the country.

         To attain leadership in sphereheading qualitative and responsible academic programs relevant to the society through cost effective off-campus distance mode of education.
  • To reach out to all those segments of the society who are otherwise outside or deprived of the formal education stream
  • To supplement the efforts of the institutions engaged in on-campus programs through the creation of employable and skilled manpower to meet the growing needs of the economy and
  • To take advantage of the technological developments in the design and delivery of academic programs cutting across the cultural and geographical barriers
  •  Celebrating diversity and valuing experience
  •  Designing market oriented contemporary and socially relevant educational programs
  • Setting benchmarks with respect to quality of the programs
  • Evolving student centric processes and systems and
  •  Contributing to the enhancement of the image of the Pondicherry University