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Andhra University School of Distance Education - AU SDE


Andhra University was established in 1926 in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the oldest universities in south India. The university has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ grade. Andhra University is presently providing education to five districts which are Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam.

SDE - School of Distance Education

The university started its School of Distance Education in 1972. The school is one of the pioneer institutes in the field of higher education.

The students who enroll with the school of distance education of the university follow the same syllabus and regulations which are followed by the regular students of Andhra University. The degree awarded to the students is also the same and recognized by regulatory bodies like University Grants Commission (UGC).

Courses offered:

The university offers various PG, UG, Certificate and Diploma courses in Science, Arts and Biology. Affiliated colleges of this university offer various Engineering courses for UG and PG. The complete list of courses offered can be found here


Candidates are required to download application form and Information booklet from the website. The duly filled-in application form with two sets of enclosures and application processing fee of Rs.1,500/- in the form of DD drawn, in any Nationalized bank in favor of “ Dean, International Affairs, Andhra University ” payable at Visakhapatnam should reach the office of the Dean , International Affairs, 1st Floor, Science and Technology Bhavan ( AU Science College Principal’s Office Building), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam- 530003, Andhra University, India

Contact Info:

Directorate of Admissions 
Vijayanagar Palace, Andhra University 
Peda Waltair, L.B. Colony (Post) 
Visakhapatnam-530 017. 
Tel: 0891 – 2573441 / 0891 – 2706928

Email :
 [email protected] 
Website :

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