Distance education is covering the whole field of education from academic to technical fields. In India also numerous distance education providing institutes that render best learning programs are available. In most of the distance learning universities candidates are provided admission through online tests or on the basis of their merit.
Here are the details of few Distance Education Universities in India.
Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU): IGNOU is one of the most popular university offering high-quality teaching and best way of distance education across almost all the educational disciplines at affordable rates. It provides certificate courses and need-oriented programs to all aspirant students and stands as a world leader in distance education.
Contact Details: Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110068. Phone: 29535714. Website: http://www.ignou.ac.in/
UG courses offered: Bachelor of Arts, of Information Technology, Bachelor of Science.
PG courses offered: Post graduate diploma in Financial Management, Marketing Management, and Rural Development.
Annamalai University: Established by Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar in the year 1929, Annamalai University emerged as the second best University for Distance Education. During the last 82 years, the university has grown rapidly as unitary and residential university with 49 departments of study and over 3240 professional trained staff offering wide range of courses.
University has grown rapidly and has consolidated its position as a unitary and residential University with 49 Departments of Study and over 3240 members on its teaching staff.
Contact Details: Annamalai University Annamalai Nagar – 608 002. Tamil Nadu, India. Phone:91 – 4144 – 238248/263/796 .Website: http://annamalaiuniversity.ac.in/
Courses offered: Post graduate diploma in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design, Hotel Management and Catering Technology and Retail Management.
The Sikkim Manipal University(SMU) established in 1995 is the result of a unique partnership between the Government of Sikkim and Manipal Education. As the leading provider of Distance Learning, Sikkim Manipal University – Distance Education offers professional Distance Learning Programs in India such as MBA, MCA, BCA, BBA and others. It has been considered as the students most preferred university for Distance Learning.
SMU-DE offers programs across the following disciplines.
- Information Technology
- Management Studies
- Journalism and Mass Communication
With more than 350 SMU-DE examination centres in India, conducting 22 lakh exams annually, the SMU-DE outreach is growing continuously. The University has established Authorised Centres in 20 different countries, featuring high enrolment amongst international students.The distance learning University provides education to over 4,00,000 students across 4 disciplines.
Contact Details Bangalore Manipal Universal Learning Manipal Towers #14-Airport Road Bangalore-560008 Phone: 080-40789100/ 25212777
Courses offered: Diploma in Information Technology, Bachelor of Computer Application, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, PG Diploma in Financial Management, PG Diploma in Human Resource Management and PG Diploma in Retail Operations Management