Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of MMYVV was established in year 2006 with MMYVV objective to 'reach the un-reached' and provide benefit of higher education to deserving students of semi-rural and rural areas and perspective students who don’t have time and finances for full time courses. DDE is situated at Lamti, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur. Distance Education Council vide letter No. DEC/recog/MMYogi/2006/844 dated 15-11-2006 has issued NOC to conduct under mentioned courses.
Students from all over MP can enrol for the courses offered. Excellent state wide network of student support exists. Students can choose their own pace and place of learning. In addition of self instructional Material (SIM) for study, benefit of library, viewing of video cassettes and interaction with counsellor and other students at study centres is arranged every semester. While MMYVV has started preparing its own study material and already published SIMs for many courses, it has also obtained sanction of Distance Education Council to utilize IGNOU study material during the interim period. Minimum pass percentage of marks qualifies for admission to any of the Distance Educations courses offered without need to sit for entrance examination (recently IGNOU has made entrance exam mandatory for some courses). Those who have discontinued studies to take up jobs/marriage etc. can join back their studies now. The MMYVV, being a recognized university, will conduct its own examinations and award degrees approved and recognized by the University Grants Commission.