Madurai Kamaraj University is a Statutory University, established in 1965 by Govt. of Tamilnadu. It is recognized and funded by UGC and is a member of Association of Indian Universities. It has been reaccredited by NAAC with grade A. The Directorate of Distance Education of this university was established in 1971 and has a student strength of about 1.20 lakhs.

Madurai Kamaraj University, Directorate of Distance Education (MKUDDE, Madurai), is one of the Top Universities in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It's Affiliated with Madurai Kamaraj University. Get Courses, Facilities, Placements, Recognitions & Accreditations details.

Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education, a unit of the statutory college, was established in the year 1971. The college is affiliated with Madurai Kamaraj University and re-accredited by NAAC with an 'A' grade. University offers over 50 Undergraduate, Postgraduate in the field of Arts, Commerce, Education, and Science. College administration provides the facility of spot admission for many courses in distance education. University additionally offers Diploma and Certificate courses granted by UGC in various disciplines, with duration ranging from 6 months to 12 months. The Directorate of Distance Education of this college become hooked up in 1971 and has a scholar energy of approximately 1.20 lakhs. The University is accorded the status of " University with Potential for Excellence " - A status conferred by the University Grants Commission. So far 9 such Universities in the Country were awarded this status.

Accreditation and Ranking

Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai is approved by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University

Courses Offered 

Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degrees i.e Bachelor of Education (B. Ed), Bachelor of Arts (BA) Political Science, Bachelor of Arts (BA) Economics, etc, Postgraduate Degree i.e Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physics, Master of Science (M.Sc.) Zoology, Master of Commerce (M.Com) Computer Applications, etc. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses the university offers across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.

Facilities and Infrastructure

Science lab: 

The college has a newly established Science lab with well-preserved tools for Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, and Zoology students.

Printed course materials: 

Printed materials are made available to the students for the subjects. This helps students to refer back to the course even at home.

Evening learning centers: 

For all those students who are working during the day and can pursue education only in the evening


The college administration has allowed external bodies for granting scholarships to lower caste students and Economically weaker students. Adi Dravidian and Harijan Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu Government provides Scholarships to SC/ST students. College administration also exempts tuition fee (100%) for the Physically Challenged and provide half-fee concession to students of defense employees.


The college provides a large number of courses and hence provide a large number of job opportunity to its students on/off-campus. The tables shown provide a detailed structure of college placement - The Placement cell also attempts to keep the students informed about potential job opportunities and guide them from time to time. To enable our students to get placed in the IT sector, MNCs, Marketing and in Finance sectors, Banking Sectors and various Service Commissions.


Admission at Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education is based on merit. Candidates for all courses are selected based on merit and marks secured in High school board examinations and respective qualifying exams.


To create an intellectually stimulating atmosphere for students where they not only develop an analytical and inquisitive mind but cultivate leadership qualities and become technology friendly.


We envisage the steady progress of the grassroots of the society in general and to uplift the economically, socially, and educationally backward Sourashtra youth in particular.


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