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Madurai Kamaraj University DDE Madurai: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Placement, Scholarship

Last updated on July 12th, 2021 by Ahana Bhaduri

Madurai Kamaraj University is a well-known public university situated in the southernmost part of Tamil Nadu, India. Madurai Kamaraj University has a NIRF ranking of 60 among other Universities of India.

Established in 1966 it bears a total of 18 schools including 72 departments and 109 affiliated colleges. Different departments under it have achieved different honorary awards for its performance from IUCN, UNESCO, DPI, UNICEF, FIEF etc.

Apart from regular UG, PG courses this university also provides Integrated B.Tech.+ M.Tech. courses along with Doctoral programs under different specializations. Some courses are offered based on marks obtained in 10+2 while some others are based on an entrance test of 120 minutes followed by an interview round in offline mode. The application form is available online on the official website. GATE/ SLET/ NET holders are exempted from the PhD entrance test.

Based on the published NIRF data of 2020, Companies like Wipro, HCL, Sutherland Global Service etc. offer placement with a package ranging from 1.2 to 6 LPA. Faculties are well educated and the education imparted is justifiable. This University also opens the door of Internship under good Companies.

The University has a Wi-Fi enabled campus and highly equipped labs with a sophisticated instrument for the benefit of their students.

MKU DDE Madurai: Key Points

  • Madurai Kamaraj University has been re-accredited a Grade A by NAAC.
  • “Directorate of Distance Education (MKUDDE)” provides 12 courses in PG, 44 in PG diploma, 13 in UG, 21 in Diploma and 10 certificate courses.
  • It is a State University that admits students on a Merit basis. The Application form is online/offline.
  • The fee structure depends on the course undertaken by the student.
  • The fee structure usually ranges from 6000 to 37000 with B.L.I.Sc. being the lowest to B.Ed. being 37000 for 2 years UG course.
  • The University offers scholarships to meritorious students depending on the economic and merit status as well.

MKU DDE Madurai: Ranking

  • Ranked 88 by QS World University Ranking.
  • Ranked 45 in the University category by NIRF in 2019.
  • Ranked 54 in the University category by NIRF in 2018.
  • Accredited with Grade A in 2014 by NAAC.
  • Accredited at the four-star level in 1999 by NAAC.

MKU DDE Madurai: Course and Fees

Top courses along with fees, specialization, duration and eligibility have mentioned below:

Course Specializations Details
B.A (Hons.) History
  • Eligibility: Intermediate graduate
  • Duration: 3 years
Political Science
B.Com Commerce
BBA Business Administration
BCA Computer Applications
B.Ed. Education
M.A Economics
  • Eligibility: Graduation in the relevant subject
  • Duration: 2 years
English Literature
M.Com Master in Commerce
MCA Computer Applications

MKU DDE Madurai: Placements

Although no data regarding placement from the DDE program is available there is a placement cell established specially to work for the employment opportunity of regular UG/PG students.

However, the student needs to pass these steps for placement-

  1. Aptitude test
  2. Interview

After qualifying these steps the students are allotted an offer letter with the location of work.

Many IT firms come and offer placement but no records regarding placement of students enrolled under DDE is found. Some of the top recruiters are:

TCS Cybernet Cognizant HCL

The table show details of placement from 2016-2019: –

Academic Year Highest Median Salary Students Passed
2016-17 ₹ 270,000 180
2017-18 ₹ 199,000 136
2018-19 ₹ 350,000 115

MKU DDE Madurai: Scholarships

There are many scholarships offered by the governmental and non-governmental institute which can be availed after admission after applying in the administration block of the University.

Some of these are as follows:

Name Eligibility
UGC Scholarship A student who has qualified UGC-NET can avail of this scholarship
UGC non-NET fellowship A student who takes admission for PhD programs can avail of this scholarship.
Inspire Fellowship A student who has achieved the first position in PG courses under its branch can avail of this scholarship.
Harijan Welfare Department Students from SC/ST category can avail this scholarship.
  • Other scholarships include SAARC fellowship scheme, Appasaheb Pant Scholarship Scheme, Lady TATA memorial Fellowship, ICSSR-Postdoc fellowship, ICSSR fellowship, Rajib Gandhi National Fellowship, ICHR fellowship etc.

MKU DDE Madurai: FAQS 

Ques. How far is the MKU-DDE exam centre located?

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Ans: The University provides an option to choose the nearest location.

Ques. Are Govt. approved skill-oriented course available at Madurai Kamaraj University?

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Ans: No, but the university is planning to offer new courses under the PMKVY scheme of the Central government.

Ques. Does Madurai Kamaraj University DDE program have a well-equipped tool for Mass communication?

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Ans: The university is in the process to receive approval of affiliation under DCE.

Ques. Does Madurai Kamaraj University DDE provide an extra class for weak students?

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Ans: The DDE program provides best faculty to clear doubts at a single take but for extra classes, the university requires prior approval from the faculty.

Ques. How is the MBA course at Madurai Kamaraj University-DDE?

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Ans: MBA is taught by expert faculties moreover the University arranges practical classes on weekends.

Ques. Does MKU provide an integrated course?

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Ans: Yes, MKU provides integrated courses for (BBA+MBA) & (B.Tech. + M.Tech.)

Ques. Can a regular candidate pursue a Distance program under MKU-DDE?

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Ans: Yes, according to DEC, a student can pursue Distance and regular mode of education at the same time from DDE.

Ques. What is the quality of hostel rooms provided by Madurai Kamaraj University?

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Ans: There are 5 boys hostels with furnished halls and television, Wi-Fi, RO filter etc.

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