This blogs attempts to explore the distance learning branch of Annamalai University and specially focuses on the MBA programme offered by it.

About the University

The Annamalai University is based in the state of Tamil Nadu and was founded by the visionary philanthropist, Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar of Chettinad, Kt, LL.D., D.Litt. The university came into existence in the year 1929 and is constantly striving to embark a mark of excellence in order to realise the dreams of the founder and Chancellor. The university was taken over by his son Dr. Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar of Chettinad, who became the Pro-Chancellor from 1948 to 1984. In the last eighty two years, the growth of the University has been steadfast with over forty nine Departments and more than 3240 members in the teaching staff. The University campus resides in the East of Chidambaram and includes campus, hostels, colleges and playgrounds. The National Assessment and Accredition Council has given an A Grade to the University.

About the MBA Programmes

The University has a Directorate of Distance Education which offers MBA Programmes in different disciplines. The Programme is of two years and prepares Executives and Managers employed in the Private, Public Sector Undertakings, Banks or Educational Institutions and upskills their Business Management capabilities to handle responsibilities better and enrich the decision making process. The programs are recognized by University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education, approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Department, Government of India.

The specializations offered by the university are discussed in the next two blogs in the series. The first one talks about distance MBA programmes in the field of General Management, Finance and Marketing while the next one talks about MBA in Human Resource Management, E-business management and International business management.