Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018-19 (UNOM IDE) – University of Madras Distance Education offers admission in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, MBA-General, Integrated, Executive, MCA & M.Sc (IT) Courses for the academic year 2018-19. Interested candidates have to fill their application on or before the last date of application. Candidates can check the complete information of Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018-19 application process, eligibility criteria and other information on this page below.

Latest: Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018-19 Application Form for UG and PG Courses has been released, candidates can download the same from the links given below.

Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018 – 19 UNOM IDE

Interested candidates who are looking for the Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018 into various courses as mentioned above can fill their application form from here. Before going to apply candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria and all other details given below on this page. The Schedule procedure for the Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018-19 is given below.

Event Dates
Last date for receipt of filled in Application form for the Academic year 2018-2019 To be announced
Last date for receipt of filled in Application form for the Calendar year 2019 To be announced

Application Form

To apply for online with Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras, you are requested to read the instructions below and complete the following. Candidates can also download their Application form from below links.

Offline Application

Courses Name Download Application Form
Application form for Undergraduate Courses Download here
Application form for Postgraduate Courses Download here
Application form for BLIS & MLIS Certificate & Diploma Courses will be available soon

Application Fee:

In Person : Rs.100/- by cash at the Institute / Study Centres within Tamil Nadu / SpotAdmission Centres / Participatory Institutions / Twinning Programme Centres
By Post: Rs.150/- by Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Director, IDE., University of Madras, payable at Chennai.
Through Website: The cost of application form of Rs.100/- if downloaded through website.

Eligibility Criteria

All the courses of the Institute are offered to the residents of India as per the discretion of the authorities, University of Madras.\

  • The Pre-University Examination conducted previously by the University of Madras or any other University accepted as equivalent thereof by the authorities, University of Madras.
  • The Higher Secondary Examination [Academic or Vocational Stream] conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu [or] other States [or] Union Territories [or] an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the authorities, University of Madras.
  • There should be a minimum gap of two clear years between the date of appearance in the examination in which the candidate has passed the S.S.L.C. [X Standard] and Higher Secondary Examination (+2) or any other equivalent Examination as prescribed in the Prospectus for joining the First Year of Degree Course.
  • 6. Those who have passed the Plus Two examinations of the National Open School, New Delhi.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed 12 or 13 years of education in any State in India or Abroad under 11+1 or 10+2 or 11+2 pattern, subject to approval by the authorities of this University.
  • Candidates who have successfully passed the Three Year Diploma Examinations conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Chennai after passing 10th Standard Examination.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Click here to check the detailed eligibility criteria for UG Courses.
  • Click here to check the detailed eligiblility criteria for PG Courses.

Identity Card

Identity Card will be issued after the receipt of First Year tuition fee. The Identity Card will be valid till the completion of the course. In the event of a student discontinuing a course, the card shall become invalid for the year / years yet to be completed. Candidates are instructed to preserve their identity cards, until the completion of Course. If the original card is lost, a duplicate card will be issued on payment of Rs. 100/- through the designated Bank Challan and the payment endorsed Bank Challan is to be sent for this purpose together with a passport size photograph.

Enrollment Number

Enrollment Numbers will be assigned to candidates on admission. The enrollment number will hold good for the entire duration of the course of study. In communications addressed to the Institute, this number should be stated. Letters received without the enrollment number will not be entertained.

The Enrollment Number is a Thirteen digit unique code (alpha-numeric). The first Three digits indicate the year of admission. The fourth, fifth and the sixth the center, the seventh, eighth and the ninth the subject and last four the actual enrollment number.

Lateral Entry Admission

For Undergraduate Courses

Students desiring to avail themselves of lateral admission to second / third year Under Graduate courses should enclose two copies of the syllabus for the first / second year of their study obtained from the University / College where they have undergone the course.

The following Certificates (Original) must be enclosed without fail :

  • 10th Mark List.
  • 12th Mark List.
  • Undergraduate Degree First / Second Year Statement of Marks.
  • Transfer Certificate from the Institution where he/she completed the First / Second Year Undergraduate Course.
  • Two complete set of attested photostat copies of the above.
  • Format for UG Lateral admission
  • Copy of Syllabus duly attested

Students who have undergone the first / second year Undergraduate course in institutions abroad must submit along with the application an EQUIVALENCE CERTIFICATE obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi (Address : The Secretary, Association of Indian Universities, 16, Kotla Marg, New Delhi – 110 002.)

Students applying for lateral admission must enclose the Transfer Certificate or Course Completion Certificate issued by the Institution where they did the First / Second Year Undergraduate course. The certificate should clearly state the period of study without giving scope for any ambiguity. The syllabus enclosed should be attested by the Principal / Head of the Department of the Institution where they studied. Only after a proper scrutiny of these documents a decision on granting exemption will be taken.

Provisional admission will be given with the condition that the student appears for all the papers of the First / Second year course. However, after the scrutiny of the syllabus, the decision regarding exemption will be communicated to the student individually.

Student seeking lateral admission from other Universities and Autonomous Colleges are not eligible for classification.

Students from colleges affiliated to the University of Madras coming under a different regulation / pattern are also not eligible for classification.

For Postgraduate Courses

Students desiring to avail themselves of lateral admission to second year Post Graduate courses should enclose two copies of the syllabus for the first year of their study obtained from the University / College where they have undergone the course.

The following Certificates (Original) must be enclosed without fail :

  • 10th Mark List.
  • 12th Mark List.
  • Undergraduate Degree Certificate with Statement of Marks.
  • Postgraduate Degree First Year Statement of Marks.
  • Transfer Certificate from the Institution where he/she completed the First Year Postgraduate Course.
  • Two complete set of attested photostat copies of the above.
  • Format for PG Lateral admission
  • Copy of Syllabus duly attested

Students who have undergone the first year Postgraduate course in institutions abroad must submit along with the application an EQUIVALENCE CERTIFICATE obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi (Address : The Secretary, Association of Indian Universities, 16, Kotla Marg, New Delhi – 110 002.)

Students applying for lateral admission must enclose the Transfer Certificate or Course Completion Certificate issued by the Institution where they did the First Year Postgraduate course. The certificate should clearly state the period of study without giving scope for any ambiguity. The syllabus enclosed should be attested by the Principal / Head of the Department of the Institution where they studied. Only after a proper scrutiny of these documents a decision on granting exemption will be taken.

Provisional admission will be given with the condition that the student appears for all the papers of the First year course. However, after the scrutiny of the syllabus, the decision regarding exemption will be communicated to the student individually

Student seeking lateral admission from other Universities and Autonomous Colleges are not eligible for classification.

Students from colleges affiliated to the University of Madras coming under a different regulation / pattern are also not eligible for classification.

Courses Offered

List of various undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and Certificate & Diploma Courses courses is given below along with medium of instructions available.

UG Courses

PG Courses

Professional Courses

Certificate & Diploma Courses

Official Website: www.ideunom.ac.in

Information Brochure

Candidates can download their Last year Admission Brochure from the direct link provided below.

Insofar, only application form and eligibility criteria for only UG and PG Courses has been released. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as Madras University releases Madras University Distance Education Admission 2018-19 information brochure, details will be updated here.

Madras University Admission Distance Education

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