Distance Education

Distance learning is rapidly becoming an alternative to traditional classrooms. The U.S. Department of Education reported in 2011 that about 20 present of all students enrolled in post-secondary schools take at least one distance learning course. Students can benefit from the flexibility that comes with distance learning, and for students who don’t have the time or money to attend traditional schools, distance learning can provide a path to higher education

UGC Approved Courses from Distance Education

Sno Programme Eligibility Duration
Master’s Degree in any Discipline
2 Years + 6 Months (for Project)
10+2 with Maths as a distinct subject
3 Year
BCA – II Year ( through Lateral Entry)
Three Year Polytechnic Diploma
10+2 with Science subjects
3 Year
10+2 in any stream
3 Year
10+2 in any stream
3 Year
MA English
Graduation from recognized University
2 Year

Advantages of Studying through Distance Learning

1. It's Flexible

You can earn and study at the same time! Flexibility is the biggest advantage of distance learning courses. This stands true especially if you are a working professional. Not everyone has the luxury of taking their own time to finish their studies. For those who had to take a break from studies to start working, such courses are a boon and provide the opportunity to pursue higher education.

2. Saves Time & Energy

You save up a lot of time and energy on commuting. You can stay in Delhi and pursue a course that is available in Amritsar. Or you might be based out of a remote village or town which does not have enough options for higher studies. Distance learning courses eliminate these obstacles.

3. Study at own Place

Not everyone has the same pace of learning. Some students pick up things fast, others need time to grasp a concept. One of the biggest advantages of distance learning is that you can study at a pace that is comfortable for you.

4. Saves Money

These courses are almost always cheaper as compared to their on-campus counter-parts. You also cut down on the costs incurred while commuting etc.

5. Convenient

You can submit your assignment with the click of a button or simply drop it off at a post-office! It’s sometimes as simple as that!

6. 24 x 7 Access

This is the best way to study if you are comfortable with internet and technology. You can access your study material online whenever you want and also clear doubts, exchange views and discuss with your virtual class-mates!

7. Study any Topic

Since you‘d already have all your books/online study material with you, you can pick up any topic/chapter that interests you and tackle that first! This way your interest in the subject is sustained.