1971The Institute of Correspondence Course & Continuing Education (ICC&CE) was Started.
1976Introduced PG courses.
1979Introduced B.Ed. and other professional courses.
1993Inauguration of the first overseas centre of MKU in Kuwait by Prof. Col.Dr.MDK Kuthalingam
1996Renamed as Directorate of Distance Education (DDE)
2003Introduced M.Sc. courses (Physics & Chemistry).
2013Introduced 79 new Courses