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[Updated] UPRTOU Distance MBA Admission, Fee, and More


U.P Rajarshi Tandon Open University Distance MBA


  • If you live within Uttar Pradesh as a full-time employee and you desire a career upliftment in the business world, a distance MBA is a good way to launch your quest. The distance MBA program was designed with people like you in mind. One of the leading colleges in Uttar Pradesh offering top-notch distance MBA program is U.P Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU).
  • UPRTOU is a private university offering different distance programs to cater to the needs of working professionals and graduate students seeking to enhance their managerial and leadership skills. Established in 1999, the school is named after Rajarshi Purushottam Das Tandon.
  • In this article, we will walk you through UPRTOU distance MBA eligibility and how to apply for admission.
  • Without further ado, let’s get started.

Courses Offered

You must pass examinations in the following subjects before the school will award you a distance MBA:

  • Banking and Finance
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Education Management
  • Marketing  Management
  • Retail Management
  • Financial  Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Hospital Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Corporate Management
  • Technology Management
  • Corporate Secretaryship

Tuition Cost

  • The total amount payable by distance MBA students is 32,400 INR. This amount doesn’t include examination fee and cost of reading materials

Program Requirements

  • Prospective candidates are to possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Prospective candidates must have at least 3 years of work experience
  • Fresh graduates with at least 50% and 45% marks for general and reserved categories respectively may be considered for admission.
  • Passport photograph
  • Mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  • Income certificate
  • Age-proof certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Creed and Caste certificate
  • Evidence of work experience
  • ST/SC and OBC certificate is required

How To Apply For Admission

  • The first step is to apply for the school’s entrance test
  • Visit to kick-start the registration process.
  • Fill and submit your information online and click proceed to continue.
  • Enter your eligibility qualification to proceed with the application.
  • Pay the annual fee of Rs. 16,200 either through Bank Challan or online banking
  • Review your application and proceed to print out the examination slip
  • You would need to submit the hard copy of the print out in addition to your entrance test result to your preferred study centre.
  • The study centre coordinator will access your application and issue you a receipt if everything is complete
  • Ensure your information is correct, as your application can be rejected if the coordinator finds irregularities in your application. The money paid would not also be refunded.

Documents To Be Attached

You are to attach the following documents with your application:

  • Passport photograph
  • Mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  • Income certificate
  • Age-proof certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Creed and Caste certificate
  • Evidence of work experience
  • ST/SC and OBC certificate is required
  • Other relevant documents as may be specified


  • There is an application fee of Rs. 800
  • You are required to present at least 3 recent passport photographs at the entrance test venue
  • The list of qualified students would be published on the official website of the school.

Admission Process

  • Admission into UPRTOU’s distance MBA program is strictly on merit after scoring at least 40% in the entrance test.
  • Candidates who previously appeared for MBA entrance test conducted by UPTU, IIMs, AIMA, or IGNOU are not required to take the entrance test provided they score up to 40% in such entrance tests.


  •     You can complete the program within 2 years.

Accreditation Status

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q1: Do I need an admit card for the entrance test?

Ans: Yes, you would need to present an admit card before the school officials will allow you to participate in the entrance test. Once you complete the registration for the entrance test, you would be issued with a registration number. The card can be downloaded from the school’s official website once you provide your program of study and registration number.

  • Q 2: Does the school operate study centres?

Ans: Of course, UPRTOU operates study centres to make education accessible to everybody. You can take the entrance test in any of the following locations:

  1. Prayagraj
  2. Lucknow
  3. Varanasi
  4. Meerut
  5. Gaziabad
  6. Ayodhya
  7. Agra
  8. Jhansi
  9. Kanpur
  10. Bareilly
  11. Gorakhpur
  • Q 3: What if I don’t score up to 50% in the entrance test, will my application be considered?

Ans: Your application would not be considered if you score less than the pass mark. Remember that several students across the country also applied for admission, so the only way to select intelligent students is through the entrance test. Only those that are able to score above the pass mark would be considered for admission.

  • Q4: Does the school accept a provisional Bachelor’s degree?

Ans:  UPRTOU doesn’t admit students to pursue a distance MBA program on the basis of a provision result. Before applying for admission, ensure you have all the qualifying documents handy; otherwise, your application would be rejected and the fee deposited would not be refunded.

  • Q 5: Does UPRTOU reject applications?

Ans: Yes, the school reserves the right to reject candidates’ application at any stage of the program on the following basis:

  1. If you submitted forged documents and didn’t meet the school’s eligibility criteria
  2. If the qualifying degree is not recognized by the school
  3. If you are less than 16 years of age
  • Q 6: Does the school provide a reading guide to prepare for the entrance test?

Ans: If you need the entrance test guideline or a reading guide, you can visit the school library or download a copy from this link.

  • Q 7: Are there provisions for foreign nationals based in India?

Ans: Of course, UPRTOU accommodates everybody desiring quality education. If you are a foreigner based in India, you are free to apply for admission. However, ensure your visa and resident permit are valid before you proceed to complete the application form.

  • Q8: Is there a project work at the end of the program?

Ans: Yes, usually before the school confers a degree on an individual, the student is expected to carry out a research project. Project work is part of the compulsory courses that students must satisfy before graduation.

  • Q 9: Does the school provide reading materials to students?

Ans: Reading materials are not provided. You are encouraged to purchase reading materials or visit the school library to read books in the library.

Contact Information

  • UPRTOU, Shantipur (Sector F), Phaphamau, Allahabad -211013, Uttar Pradesh
  • Phone & Fax   Tel.: 0532 – 2407510, 9415608644, Fax: 0532- 2407890
  • E-mail:
  • Website:

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