School of Distance Education, University of Kerala, University Senate House Campus, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, has invited applications for admission to the Under Graduate and Post Graduate Program offered by the School for 2019-20.
The following are the Under graduate Programmes (3 years, 6 months) offered: BA in (i) Economics (ii) English (iii) Hindi (iv) History (v) Malayalam (vi) Political Science (vii) Sociology (viii) BBA (ix) B.Com (x) BCA (xi) B LISc.(2 Seme.ers) (1 year) (xii) B.Sc. Computer Science (xiii) B.Sc. Mathematics
Post Graduate Programmes of 4 Semesters (2 Years) offered: MA (i) Political Science (ii) Public Administration (iii) Economics (iv) English (v) Hindi (vi) History (vii) Malayalam (viii) Sociology (ix) M.Com (Finance) (x) M.L.ISc (2 Semesters) (1 year) (xi) M.Sc. Computer Science (xii) M.Sc. Mathematics (xiii) MBA
Eligibility criteria for Under Graduate Courses:
Mathematics: A Pass in Higher Secondary Examination of the state or an Examination accepted by the University as equivalent thereto with Mathematics as one of the subjects under science group.
Commerce: A Pass in Higher Secondary Examination of the State or an Examination accepted by the University as equivalent thereto provided candidates coming from Non-Commerce group should have at least 45% of the aggregate marks.
Computer Science: A pass in Higher Secondary or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the University of Kerala with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects.
Computer Applications (BCA): A Pass in Higher Secondary Examination of the State or an Examination accepted by the University as equivalent thereto with Mathematics as one of the optional subject.
BBA: A Pass in Higher Secondary Examination or equivalent there to with not less than 45% marks in aggregate. SC/ST/OBC and other eligible communities shall be given relaxation as per the University rules.
BLISc: A pass in Bachelor’s degree of the University of Kerala with not less than 40% Marks, or a degree of any other university recognised as equivalent thereto with not less than 40% marks. Candidates belonging to scheduled caste scheduled tribes and other backward communities will be eligible for concession of 5% and 3% respectively.
For other Programmes (Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Hindi, Malayalam): A Pass in Higher Secondary Examination of the State or an Examination accepted by the University as equivalent thereto.
The details of the eligibility conditions for the Post Graduate courses is given in the Prospectus that can be downloaded from www.ideku.net or www.sde.keralauniversity.ac.in
Online registration for admission to the courses can be done through www.ideku.net or www.sde.keralauniversity.ac.in latest by 24th August 2019. Group Discussion and interview for MBA will be on August 27, 29 & 30, 2019.
Cost of Prospectus is Rs.265/-. It can be obtained from the office of the School of Distance Education on producing a copy of the receipt of fee remittance.
Fee can be remitted by pay-in-slip at the Cash Counters at the University Office, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram and at the University Campus, Kariavattom. Fees can also be remitted at Friends, Jenasevana Kendram Centres, online cash transfer and also by Kerala University ePayment portal https://pay.keralauniversity.ac.in/kupay/
Fees can also be remitted by Demand Drafts, drawn from any SBI banks in favour of the ‘Finance Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram’ payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Applicants residing outside Kerala can draw their DDs from SBI in favour of ‘The Finance Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram’ payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Overseas students can draw their DDs from any nationalized bank in favour of the Finance Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram payable at Thiruvananthapuram. For every remittance by DD a service charge of Rs 10/- also has to be remitted.
Hard copy of the application with fee receipts (Cost of Prospectus, First semester fee, Admission fee, Affiliation and other fee applicable to the programme, DDF receipt of Rs.105/-) and Documents (TC and Qualifying Certificates in ORIGINAL, Photocopy of SSLC & Passport size photo), should reach ‘The Director, School of Distance Education, University of Kerala, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram-695 034’ by registered post with acknowledgement due in a cover super-scribed ‘Application for Admission to …………’, within 5 days after online registration, but latest by 31st August, 2019.
The last date for admission is 31st August 2019, as per UGC Regulation.