Utkal University

Utkal University Distance Education

Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751004


Approved By: UGC       Type: Public

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About Utkal University


Utkal University (also known as Vani Vihar) is the oldest state university of Odisha located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The University was founded in 1943 and started its functioning at Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. Utkal University is recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC). It is the member of the Indian Association of Universities and Commonwealth Association of Universities. The University has been awarded ‘A’ Grade by NAAC in December 2017 for a period of five years. The university has the largest academic campus in Bhubaneswar. The Distance Education Centre of Utkal University is known as DDCE Utkal University, is very popular for its quality distance education in the state. It offers best distance MBA in Odisha State. The university offers distance education in various disciplines line B.A., B.B.A., M.A., Science, Commerce, Sanskrit and English.

Utkal University Distance MBA Course Offered


Distance MBA courses offered by Utkal University are as follows:

S. No.ProgrammesDurationNo. of seats
1.MBA2 years500
2.Integrated MBA5 years100

The University offers the above-mentioned MBA programmes with the following elective papers:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Banking and Insurance Management
  • Tour and Travel Management
  • Dietetics and Nutrition Management
  • Production and Operation Management
  • Information system Management
  • Agriculture Business Management
  • Public Policy Management

The University also offers various other MBA programmes in regular mode:

S. No.ProgrammesDurationNo. of Seats
1.MBA Evening program2 years32
2.Executive MBA2 years40
3.Integrated MBA5 years60
4.MBA (Financial Management)2 years40

Utkal University Distance MBA Mode of Instruction


  • Personal contact program: The University organizes Personal Contact Program of 10-12 days in duration in every semester. The program covers theory, practical and project components as per the syllabus. The program also gives an opportunity for students to meet the subject teacher for guidance, counseling and doubts clearance.
  • Study Material: The University issues study materials for every subject containing all parts of the syllabus and the materials are prepared by the faculty team of the University.

The Medium of instruction for all the distance MBA programmes is English.

Utkal University Admission Eligibility Criteria


The selection process includes an MCQ online test and followed by a personal Interview conducted by the Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education (DDCE), Utkal University.

The candidate needs to apply for the online entrance test on the University website. For the link of official website of DDCE click here.

The candidate must insert all the mandatary detains correctly. Any false information will lead to the rejection of the application without any information.

After the application form is successfully submitted the candidate has to appear for the 100marks MCQ online test which will be conducted at DDCE on any of the working days. The result of the same will be issued on the university’s website on the same day.

Qualifying candidates have to visit the DDCE campus along with original and self-attested copies of mark sheet and certificates from class 10th onwards for verification.

Admission will be granted only after all the document is verified and student pays the fee as mentioned above.

Utkal University Distance MBA Admission Procedure


The interested candidate can either purchase the application form offline or online via portal. The fee for the application form is INR 1100/-. In case of offline mode a demand draft in favor of ‘Amity Form’ payable at New Delhi is to be submitted and if the candidate opts for online mode the fees for the same can be paid by credit/debit card.

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Utkal University Distance MBA Fees 2020


The fee structure for Distance MBA for 2 years issued by the university are:

S. No.ParticularsAt the time of AdmissionSecond year
  Admission Processing600/-
  Course fees30,000/-30,000/-
  Corpus fund3,600/- 
  SSDC3,600/- 
  Exam Fees3,080/-3,080/-
TOTAL40,880/-33,080/-

Fee structure for distance Integrated MBA for 5 years are:

S. No.Fee detailsI YearII YearIII YearIV YearV Year
1.Admission Processing600/-    
2.Course fees12,000/-12,000/-12,000/-18,000/-18,000/-
3.Corpus fund3,600/-    
4.SSDC3,600/-    
5.Exam Fees3,080/-2,880/-3,080/-2,880/-3,080/-
TOTAL22,880/-14,880/-15,080/-20,880/-21,080/-

Utkal University Distance MBA Review and Rewards


Utkal University is one of the best university in India. The university is well known for its supreme legacy of providing quality education. It has succeeded in providing distinguishable education in all the disciplines. It is evident that the university has a sudden hike in the annual intakes of students due to its quality education. The university started its distance education program with the sole object to provide an opportunity to those who are unable to pursue higher education, to complement the higher education system in the state and provide flexibility in enrolment in terms of age, choice of course, the method of learning and appearance in the examination, etc. The university has given many notable alumni such as,

  • Gopal Ballav Pattanaik, Ex CJI
  • Achyuta Samanta, Social worker and founder of KIIT, KISS and KIMS
  • SOUMYA Mishra, First female IPS of Odisha
  • H R Khan, Deputy Governor, RBI
  • Many more

Utkal University Contact Info


ADDRESS: Utkal University Vani vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751007.

EMAIL: helpline@ddceutkal.ac.in

WEBSITE: www.utkaluniversity.nic.in

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