SASTRA University Distance Education, Thanjavur

    SASTRA University Distance Education, Thanjavur

    Established in 2002, SASTRA University is a Directorate of Online and Distance Education located in Thirumalaisamudram, Tamil Nadu. The university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the subjects of management, arts, computer application, and commerce. It is affiliated with SASTRA University. All course admissions are determined solely by merit. The NCTE and IGNOU both recognise distance learning offered by SASTRA University. The university wants to give students without access to traditional classrooms the opportunity to pursue higher education virtually. Admission to UG courses at SASTRA University Distance Education is available to applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirement of 10+2 from an accredited board. In order to pursue online UG, PG, Diploma, and Certificate programmes offered by various reputable Indian Universities/Institutes in various disciplines including Computer Application, Business Administration and Commerce, Healthcare, Tourism, Humanities and Arts, etc., students can apply for a 100% e-VBAB scholarship offered by the Government of India.

    SASTRA University Distance Education Highlights

    The following lists a few of SASTRA University Distance Education's salient features:



    Institute Name

    SASTRA University, Directorate of Online and Distance Education

    Established | Type

    2002 | Private

    Campus Area

    232 Acres

    Affiliated to

    SASTRA University

    Approved by


    Application Mode


    Admission Criteria


    Courses offered

    UG, PG and PG Diploma

    Facilities Offered


    Official website

    SASTRA University Distance Education Courses & Fees

    A range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the subjects of management, computer applications, commerce, and the arts are available through SASTRA University Distance Education. The following table contains comprehensive details about the distance education courses and fees offered by SASTRA University:


    Course Details

    Eligibility Criteria

    Selection Criteria


    Duration: 3 years
    Course Fee: 41,000 (1st year)

    10+2 or equivalent from the recognized board. 

    Score/Merit in the last qualifying examination.


    Duration: 3 years
    Course Fee: 41,000 (1st year)


    Duration: 2 years
    Course Fee: INR 1,25,000 (1st year)

    Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized university,

    Score/Merit in the last qualifying examination.

    SASTRA University Distance Education Admission

    The SASTRA University Online Admissions Portal for 2023 is currently open. Admission to different Undergraduate and Graduate programmes is determined by the results of prior qualifying exams. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply online or offline. Applicants can complete the form at the university office and submit it with the required paperwork and application fee.

    How to Apply for SASTRA University Distance Education?

    Applicants can take the following actions to apply for admission to SASTRA University Distance Education:

    1. Go to, the official website.
    2. Select the "Apply/Register" option located on the homepage.
    3. Complete the application form by providing all the required information.
    4. Provide scanned copies of all required records and images.
    5. For a limited time, the link will be accessible on the official website.
    6. You may use Net Banking to make the application fee payment online.


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