Candidate those who have already registered for December 2020 Examination within the stipulated period be permitted to pay the examination fee together with penalty of Rs.500/- [DEMAND DRAFT ONLY, IN FAVOUR OF "THE DIRECTOR, IDE, UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS" on or before 08.03.2021   *** IDE - DECEMBER 2020 - EXAMINATIONS HALL-TICKET ***    *** IDE - DECEMBER 2020 - EXAMINATIONS TIME TABLE ***    Calendar Year 2021 Admission for all UG / PG / MBA / MCA / Diploma and Certificate Courses commence from 25.02.2021.   *** Online Application for Recognition of New Programmes under ODL MODE from the Academic Session begining January 2021, submitted to the UGC-DEB, October 2020 ***    Students are instructed to refer the website regularly for Examination informations and online PCP classes through the Website link: under PCP Classes, regarding online PCP schedule, Meeting ID/Links and password. No separate SMS will be sent individually for online PCP classes.   *** JUNE 2020 EXAMINATION RESULTS UPDATED ON 25.01.2021 ***    *** IDE - JUNE 2020 EXAMINATION - RESULTS - (Except Arrear and Final Year / Final Semester). The Arrear and Final Year / Final Semester results will be published in due course ***    *** IDE - DECEMBER 2019 EXAMINATION - REVALUATION - SCANNED ANSWER SCRIPT - DOWNLOAD ***    IDE - E-RECEIPT FOR TUITION / EXAMINATION FEE through Online Payment   *** MCA (A18 Batch & Arrears) Main Project - Review 1, 2, & 3 and General instructions for doing Main-Project ***    *** A19 M.Sc. (IT) & Arrears Main Project Review-I Links Date: 23/01/2021 ***    *** M.Sc. (IT) (A19 Batch & Arrears) - Review 1, 2, & 3 and General instructions for doing Main-Project ***    IDE - A18 (UG and MCA III Year Tuition Fee) & A19 (UG and PG II Year Tuition Fee) - Online Payment   Students are advised to pay their Tuition / Exam and other fees only through online payment gateway system available in University is not responsible for any payment made through third party accounts    Instructions to the candidates admitted from the Academic Year 2018 [CBCS Pattern] onwards : Students who are yet to completed the Internal Assignment from the Academic Year 2018 [A18, C19 & A19 Batches] are instructed to send a mail to : for open the online Internal Assignment Portal to complete the same on or before 15.1.2021.    WEB BASED E-LEARNING - MATERIALS  

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Welcome to Institute of Distance Education

The University of Madras has developed an excellent Institute of Distance Education in the year 1981 to help learners to achieve their educational, career and personal goals. It has completed more than 25 years of service in the field of Distance Education. Now the IDE is offering 15 Undergraduate Courses, 20 Postgraduate Courses under CBCS Pattern(Approved by UGC No.F.1-6/2018(DEB-1),dated 03.10.2018), 16 Diploma Courses and 12 Certificate Courses.

Admissions are made throughout the year for all these 63 Programmes in two streams namely Academic Year Admissions and Calendar Year Admissions.