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Sri Krishnadevaraya University Distance Education Brief Information

University Contact Information
Address Directorate of Distance Education, Sri Krishnadevaraya University. Anantapur – 515 055, Andhra Pradesh
Website http://www.sku-dde.com


DDE, Sri Krishnadevaraya University is located in Anantapur. It offers UG, PG and PG Diploma courses. Sri Krishnadevaraya University got provisional recognition from DEC in 2007 - 08 for conducting distance education courses.

Sri Krishnadevaraya University began as a Post Graduate Centre of Sri Venkateswara University in 1968. The Post Graduate Centre was given Autonomy in 1976 and was elevated to the status of a University in 1981. Sri Krishnadevaraya University established the Centre for Distance Education (DDE) in the academic year 2000-01 with the introduction of the Postgraduate courses under distance mode. CDE is re-named as DDE from the Academic Year 2011-12.

Courses - At present the DDE offers Graduate [B.A, B.Sc, B.Com (General), B.Com (Computers), B.Li.Sc and B.Ed], Postgraduate [M.A (English, Telugu, History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Rural Development), MSW, LLM, M.Sc. (Mathematics, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Zoology and Computer Science), M.Com, M.B.A., M.C.A] and P.G. Diploma (Business Administration, Computer Applications, Intellectual Property Laws. Cyber Laws and Human Rights & values) courses through distance learning.


Methodology - Under Academic activities students are provided study material, home assignments and personal contact programmes. The DDE will supply the Study Material to the admitted candidates along with the syllabus of the course and the model question paper through the Study Centre allotted to the candidate.


Study Centres - It study centres only in cities of Andhra Pradesh. The weekend classes are held at the Study Centres on Sundays and public holidays. It provides academic counseling apart from arranging the week-end classes.


Selection - Admission to courses are made through Merit and eligibility. Admission is open to all those who have the prescribed qualifications. Candidates selected for admission will receive the admission intimation cards by post. Eligibility Test Stream is for those who don’t have any formal education or the prescribed qualification (pass in Intermediate). Candidates who have completed 18 years of age are eligible to appear for the Eligibility Test conducted by the DDE, SK University, Anantapur. Candidates will be issued Identity Cards bearing the Enrolment Number by the Directorate after their admission.

Application Procedure - Application form can be obtained from Andhra Bank, SK University Campus Branch or Study Centre or Website. The applicants are advised to go through the Prospectus carefully before filling the application form and mention clearly the course, medium (Telugu / English) and the combination of subjects for which they wish to apply. The filled in application should be sent through the concerned study centres only to the University address. Eligible candidates will be given the admission after scrutinizing the original certificates, counterfoil of the On-line transfer/ Demand draft pertaining to the Course fee etc., enclosed with the application.


Fees - All the payments, including the cost of application, course fee, examination fee and the fee meant for different certificates, etc. are done through -

  • Directly at any branch of Andhra Bank to the on-line account (A/c No. 152210011050053) of the Director, Directorate of Distance Education, S.K.University, Anantapur. The counterfoil of the on-line credit in original should be enclosed to the application.
  • By taking Demand Draft in favour of The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, S.K.University, Anantapur from any nationalized bank payable only at Anantapur. The candidate should write his/her name, address, course and the purpose for which the payment was made on the reverse of the Demand Draft.


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