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I.  List of Enclosures for Registration


Acknowledgment Card (self addressed post card, if application is sent by post)

a) Challan of Electronic transfer of fees paid either (i) to State Bank of Mysore, Jnana Sahyadri Branch, payable to SB A/c.No. 54023036564, Branch Code: 40759 and IFSC Code: SBMY0040759 or (ii) State Bank of India, Shankaraghatta Branch, payable to SB A/c No. 30887922535, Branch Code: 08035 and IFSC Code: SBIN0008035.




b)(If there is difficulty in paying fee through challan) Fee may be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favour of Finance Officer, Kuvempu University  payable at State Bank of Mysore, Jnana Sahyadri Branch or State Bank of India, Shankaraghatta Branch or any other nationalized bank payable at Shimoga.  Write name of the Candidate, and Course and year for which fee is paid on the reverse of the Demand Draft without fail.


OMR Application Form - affix one stamp size photograph on it.


The Admission Form provided is OCR / OMR Sheet, which is machine readable. Do not fold / score off or tamper with the format. Please write in Black Ball Point Pen legibly and do not overwrite or erase. See enclosed instructions for filling the Form.


One attested copy of marks card of Final year examination & passing certificate of qualifying examination alongwith original marks card (i.e., B.A., B.Sc., B.Com.) issued by the University for verification & return. PUC or 10+2 or equivalent for U.G. Courses.


Original marks cards of SSLC, PUC and Degree for verification and return, and one set photocopies of the same.


Examination Application Form and Hall Ticket form - affix one photograph in the space provided for it. Some of the boxes in this form require just "P" in the appropriate box.


Admission Registration (Confirmation) Card along with stamp size photos wherever required. Photos affixed on this card should be attested by a Gazetted Officer.


Correct Address for correspondence is to be written or typed neatly and legibly by the candidate on all the six address slips provided and enclosed along with the application at the time of submission.


The Admission, Examination application formats can also be downloaded from website: Candidates who use the downloaded format should add Rs. 150/- extra along with their fees for admission towards the application fees.




After admission is confirmed, an acknowledgment card is issued. Candidates must quote the Enrollment / Registration Number, Course and the Exam, for which registration is sought.  In addition to the above in any further correspondence for exam or any academic purpose the Admission Number allotted should be mentioned.


Application for admission registration should be submitted to The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Kuvempu University, along with the necessary certificates, on or before the last date fixed for the purpose. (see Academic Calendar of Events) The penal fee will be paid along with the registration fee. The fees to be paid should be in the form of Challan of Electronic Transfer (See details at Para 6 below or Para 2 of General Instructions).  The Challan should be enclosed along with the application form as stated above.


The prospectus for any concerned admission during a particular year including the syllabus and the application form shall be valid for the said year only.


The candidates should send their Application for Registration by Registered Post with Acknowledge Due/Speed Post. (Please do not fold the Application Form).


Electronic Fee Transfer :

The University has introduced the Electronic Transfer of Fees to facilitate the smooth functioning and maintaining of records of fee paid by the student.  The student is advised to utilise the two sets of challans in quadruplet (perforated) enclosed with the prospectus for the purpose.  If the student is paying the entire fee in a single installment, he/she may utilise only one  challan form. If the student is paying in two installments, he/ she may use one challan for the first installment of fees and the second challan should be retained to be utilised for the payment of the second installment of fees.


Procedure: The procedure for payment is totally simplified.  The candidate is advised to fill in the details of the subject beside the list of courses printed in the challan with details of fee paid, installment if any, and submitted to any State Bank of Mysore or State Bank of India or any Nationalised Bank  branches anywhere in the country.  The challan in quadruplet will have to be submitted to any of the above banks with the fees.  One counterfoil should be retained by the candidate, one should be attached to the application to be submitted to KUDDE.  Candidates should note that they NEED NOT fill in either the account number or bank code which is already printed in the challan.




For those candidates who are unable to pay the fees in a single installment the facilities for two installments is also provided. if the second installment is not paid in time, such students shall not be permitted to take the exam and the first installment will be forfeited.


Contact Address:

Directorate of Distance Education
Kuvempu University
Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta - 577 451
Shimoga, Karnataka, India

     Ph: 08282 - 256450, 256426, 256246, 256185
Fax: 08282 - 256370

General :

Student Support Service & Grievances Cell :

     Website :
Automated 24 X 7 Helpline (IVRS):
08282- 256157 / 256158 / 256184


Note :

The Directorate of Distance Education reserves the right to cancel one or any number of courses if an adequate number of students are not available for any course. If students have paid admission fees, such fees will be refunded to the students.



Candidates applying through the Student Counseling Centres should read the following instructions carefully regarding the duties and functions of the Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education and Student Counseling Centres.

Candidates can submit their filled in applications at the Student Counseling Centres with original certificates and Challan/ DD. They should take an acknowledgement from the Student Counseling Centres for the same.

They should collect their originals from the Student Counseling Centre immediately after the Admission is approved by the Directorate of Distance Education.

The Student Counseling Centre shall be totally responsible for collection and return of the original certificates of students who have submitted their applications through them. The Directorate of Distance Education will not be responsible for the above transaction and the Student Counseling Centres will be solely responsible for the above.

The Student Counseling Centres shall arrange for conducting Orientation/Counselling and Practicals for prescribed number of days with prior approval of Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education.

The Student Counseling Centre shall arrange for sending the Practical Records for Science students duly signed by the Competent person/Student Counseling Centre Co-ordinator/ Examiners.

The Student Counseling Centre shall provide all necessary information regarding Admission, Course details and such other information provided by the University to the students.

The Student Counseling Centre shall not misguide the students with regard to Admissions, Course details, Examination, Term of the courses concerned and such other aspects.

The University does not offer any course on one sitting basis. The Student Counseling Centre shall not announce/advertise or provide mis-information to the students on this matter and shall not give any false assurance to the students such as for example, "Pass guarantee," etc.

If any Student Counseling Centre indulges in such practices, the students may immediately contact the Directorate of Distance Education for clarification.

The University shall not be responsible for any involvement by the students in the above said matters with the Student Counseling Centres.

The students shall procure a single Challan/ DD for the total amount shown in the Fee structure for the respective course and enclose the same along with the filledin Application and submit it to the Student Counseling Centre. (For Fee and Challan/ DD details see 'Fee Structure' and 'Instructions to the Candidates' in the prospectus. Also see - procedure for Admission through Student Counseling Centres).

However provision for payments of fees in two installments is also made for those students who are not able to pay the full fees at one time.

After the approval of Admissions, the Directorate of Distance Education shall send Admission Registration Card directly to the students.

The Directorate of Distance Education shall directly / or through the Student Counseling Centre send the Syllabus, Study Material. Internal Assessment Topics with further instructions to the students.

The Directorate of Distance Education shall send the Annual Examination Time table, Admission Ticket and allotment of Examination Centres directly. If students do not receive it, they should immediately contact the DDE office or their Student Counseling Centres.

Results and Marks card will be sent directly to the students / or through the Student Counseling Centre. The copy of results will also be available from the Student Counseling Centres.

  The Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education can authorize the Student Counseling Centre to conduct the Practical Courses or make alternative arrangements. The Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education may merge more than one Student Counseling Centre to a designated Examination Centre. Hence, the candidates should note that all Student Counseling Centres may not be Theory Examination Centres. However, the University will make efforts to designate examination centres within reasonable distance from the place of residence. The University may also consider conducting exams continuously without a break or gap between exams.


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