Dr.MGR Educational & Research Institute (Deemed to be University) plans to conduct academic programs through distance education. The courses offered and the degrees awarded through distance mode are on par with the regular mode. In qualitative terms, the University is of a considered view that there will be a demand for the programmes offered by the Directorate of Distance Education.

The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) plans to offer around 21 courses including 16 UG and 5 PG programmes.

The DDE intends to impart value based education and adopt a pragmatic approach in all the above courses.

The conduct of the programmes will be strictly monitored by the Director – DDE and Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the University.