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Kannur University Distance Courses

Update on 2024-04-15

Kannur University Distance Courses - College Disha

Kannur University, a public university with multiple campuses in Kannur, Kerala, offers many distance courses to students through its School of Distance Education since the year 2002. It was specifically established for students who could not pursue higher education in full-time mode due to many reasons, such as job requirements, financial difficulties, personal problems, etc. 

The students can opt for a variety of selective undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses by enrolling themselves in the Kannur University Distance Courses via the School of Distance Education, Kannur University. The Kannur University DIstance Courses include around 5 undergraduate courses and 4 postgraduate courses. 

The basic admission criteria are merit-based and students need to achieve a certain set of marks in their 12th class to be eligible to apply for admission to any Kannur University Distance Course. 

Below we have listed the basic details of Kannur University Distance Courses, their eligibility, and other details.

Name of the University

Kannur University, School of Distance Education (SDE)

Admission Procedure

Merit Basis

Registration Mode

Online as well as offline

Reserved seats

According to the guidelines of the Indian Government

Eligibility for Kannur University Distance Courses:

Kannur University has a set of very basic guidelines that the candidates need to fulfill before they are eligible to apply for any course. 

  • For students interested in pursuing any Undergraduate course must have passed their 10+2 class from a recognized educational board. For students with a non-commerce background hoping to pursue a commerce course (such as BBA, or B.Com), must score a minimum of 45% in 12th-grade examinations. 
  • Students interested in pursuing a postgraduate course must possess a Bachelor’s degree in the related field or discipline. 
  • Admission is offered to students based on merit, that is, based on the marks they score in their qualifying exams will be the basis on which they will be granted admission. 
  • Reservation of seats is according to the regulations and guidelines of the Government of India. 

Kannur University Undergraduate Distance Courses:

Kannur University Undergraduate Distance Courses in the undergraduate strata are selective but diverse. Students get to choose between the following undergraduate courses:

  1. B.A (Malayalam)
  2. BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
  3. BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications
  4. B.Sc. Mathematics
  5. B.A (Economics)
  6. B.A (Afsal-Ul-Ulama)
  7. B.A (Political Science)
  8. B.A (History)
  9. B.A (Sociology)
  10. B.A (Anthropology)

Note: The Kannur University Undergraduate Distance Courses are all 3 years in duration.  

The following is a list of the Kannur University Undergraduate Distance Courses offered by the School of Distance Education:

  • M.A (English)
  • M.A (Economics)
  • M.A (History)
  • M.A (Political Science)
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • M.Com 

The Kannur University Undergraduate Distance Courses are all for 2 years in duration and follow the non-semester mode. That is the examinations are held after a year rather than after a semester (or 6 months). 

Apart from the above Kannur University Distance Courses also include Certificate Courses for students who wish to gain an academic qualification without spending 3 years on traditional degrees. Some of those certificate courses are listed below.

  1. B.Com (optional Additional) (Co-operation) for 1 Year.
  2. Afsal-Ul-Ulama (Preliminary) for 2 years. 

Kannur University Distance Course Registration:

The Kannur University Distance Course Registration 2024 is held both in online and offline mode. Students can submit their completed registration form online on the official website along with the registration fee. Students must keep in mind the following details before submitting the Kannur University Distance Courses Registration Form online.

  1. Students can submit the online registration fee via online banking, credit or Debit Card, SBI Collect, etc. 
  2. Scanned documents and photographs of the candidate beforehand. 

Below we have mentioned the complete registration process for students who are interested in pursuing a distance course.

  • Visit the official website Kannur University School of Distance web portal. 
  • On the side of the homepage, click on the ‘Registration or Register as a student’ link. 
  • The candidate must first select the desired course he or she wishes to pursue or gain admission in. 
  • Fill in all the required details such as the name, gender, academic qualifications, address, etc of the candidate on the registration form.
  • Upload a scanned photograph of the candidate as the last step. The candidate should keep the same photograph with himself or herself in hard copy as well. 
  • Once done, before submitting the ‘Submit’ button, check the entire registration form for any errors or mistakes in spelling.
  • You will be taken to a new window, where the registration form payment is to be done. Pay the registration fee.
  • Once payment is successful, the screen will show a receipt of payment. 
  • Download the receipt for further use. 
  • Once verified, click on ‘Submit’. The preview of your registration form will be visible. 
  • Print out the completed Kannur University Registration Form. 
  • Attach a photograph of the candidate along with it and the receipt of payment and submit the same to the university office. 

The candidate needs the following documents along with him or her at the time of submitting the registration fee in the university office.

  1. Printout of the completed registration form of the candidate along with a photo (Self-attested)
  2. Receipt of payment or Challan (Self-attested)
  3.  Transfer Certificate (If applicable)
  4. One passport-size photograph (the same as that on the registration form to avoid confusion). 

Duly filled applications along with all documents have to be submitted to the following address:

Office of the Director

School of Distance Education,

Kannur University

Thavakkara, Cil Station

Pincode: 670002

Kannur University Distance Courses Fee:

For the benefit of the students, some of the courses and their average fees are listed below. For other courses, students should check the official university web portal.

Course Name

Average Fee (Annual)

Bachelor in Arts (B.A)

Rs. 1,800/-

Bachelor in Business Administration (B.B.A)

Rs. 5,000/-

Bachelor in Science (B.Sc)

Rs. 1,800/-

Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com)

Rs. 1,800/-

Master in Arts (M.A)

Rs. 5,000/-

Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A)

Rs. 15,000/-

Master in Commerce (M.Com)

Rs. 4,000/-

Kannur University Distance Courses: Important Dates

Below we have listed the important dates for students. The dates mentioned below are tentative.

Start of Registration Process

From May to July 2024

Last date for online Registration  

Last week of May 2024

Last date for submission of hardcopy of the registration form 

Sep 2024

Kannur University Distance Courses Reservation and Selection Process:

The reservation of seats is in accordance with the regulations of the Government of India. The SC/ST and OEC or OBC candidates are eligible for a relaxation of around 5% to around 10% marks in the cut-off list.

The Kannur University Distance Courses offered in the School of Distance Education are available to students on the basis of their performance in the qualifying examinations. In other words, the candidates interested in pursuing an undergraduate course from the university will be judged on the basis of their marks in the qualifying exam of class 12th examinations.

Students interested in pursuing a postgraduate distance course will be judged on the basis of the marks they have scored in their qualifying exam in Bachelor's or equivalent degree in the related discipline.

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