Distance Education Admission 2023: List of Distance learning Universities


Distance Education Admission 2023: Distance Education usually relates to the correspondence courses wherein the candidates are not attending regular classes but still continue their studies. However, the course contents, mode of examination, duration, and Degree awarded are the same as applicable to the regular candidates. Students who are not able to pursue any degree course in regular mode can opt for the Distance mode of learning. Admissions to various schools of Distance Education are open to all across India and the details related to the admission procedure can be obtained from the article given below. Given below are some of the universities which provide distance education.

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Updated List of Higher Educational Institutions Recognized to Offer Programmes in Open and Distance Learning by UGC

University Grants Commission updated the recognition list of the Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) in supersession to the recognition list notified on 29.01.2020 for the year 2019-20, the academic session beginning january, 2020 and onwards for offering programmes through online mode on the basis of applications received under ugc (online courses or programmes) regulations, 2018 to offer courses or programmes in online mode, the following programmes of the heis have been recognised for 2019-20, academic session beginning january, 2020 and onwards.

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Download Updated University Grants Commission Distance Education Bureau Recognized List as on 31 January 2023 Here.

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Dr BR Ambedkar Open University(BRAOU)

Dr BR Ambedkar Open University has announced the eligibility test for various UG courses.. BRAOU offers the following UG Courses:

  • Bachelor of Arts(BA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce(B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Science(B.Sc)

BRAOU Eligibility Test 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Given below is the eligibility criteria for different UG Courses:

For BA

  • Candidates must have completed 18 years of age by 1st July of Eligibility Test year and must have passed the Eligibility Test conducted by Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University will be eligible. 

For B.Com

  • Applicants who have completed 18 years of age by 1st July of Eligibility Test year and have passed the Eligibility Test conducted by Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University will be eligible.

For B.Sc

  • Candidate must have completed the Intermediate or its equivalent examination(MPC or BiPC)


  • Candidates have passed 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) / AP Open School Society (APOSS) / TS Open School Society (TSOSS) in MPC/BiPC.

IIPS Mumbai Distance Education MA Population Studies Admission 2023

IIPS is also known as the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai and has started the distance course with the recommendation of UGC in the field of population data analysis and inter-relationship between population and development i.e. M.A. in Population Studies. The candidates can apply until 31 July 2023.

There is a total of 100 seats available for this course.

IIPS MA Population Studies Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any social science subject/Health/Maths/ Stats or any similar degree from any recognized Indian/Foreign universities with at least 50% for general candidates and 45% for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and PWD category.

  • Applicants having a Master’s degree and having work experience will be given due weightage.

JVWU Distance Education Admission 2023

Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University (JVWU) invites distance education admission 2023 application form for the eligible applicant for admission to various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Program such as BA, B.Com, BCA, MCA, MA & MBA etc. for the Session June 2023. Check the various UG and PG courses offered by JVWU:

Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University Distance Learning Courses
UG Programmes BA (English, Political Science, Economics, Comp.) 
B.Com. & BCA
PG Programmes MBA
MCA, MCA (Int) & MCA (L.E.)
M.A. (Education), M.A. (History), M.A. (Political Science) & M.A. (Economics)

JVWU Distance Education Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their eligibility before applying or distance education admission 2023:

Eligibility Criteria 
UG Programmes Candidate must have passed class 12 from any recognized board.
PG Programmes Applicants must have completed Graduation from any recognized university.

Note: Candidates who will not full fill the eligibility criteria will be rejected.

Symbiosis Distance Learning Admission 2023

SCDL is also known as Symbiosis Center for Distance Learning and it invites the online application for admission to various PG Diploma, Diploma, and Certificates Program in Management, Education Information Technology, and Humanities for the Session 2020. Check the courses offered by the SCDL.

Symbiosis Center for Distance Learning Courses
Management Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Specialization  Marketing/Finance/Operations/ HR/CRM/Management Accounting)
Post Graduate Diploma in banking and finance, International Business, Customer Relationship Mgmt, Human Resource Mgmt., Insurance Mgmt, Retail Mgmt, Supply Chain Mgmt, Export and Import Mgmt, Business and Corporate Laws, Labour Laws and 
Diploma in: Taxation Laws
Post Graduate Certificate in Management Accounting and Cyber LawsEntrepreneurship Development, 
Certificate Programs in Single Courses
Information Technology


Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Writing in Business Mgmt. IT Management, Data Science and Statistics
Post Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing
Certificate Course in Blockchain Technology
Education, Humanities Post Graduate Diploma in School Counselling, Instructional Design  Educational Administration, Pre-Primary Teachers Training, 
Diploma in  English Language Teaching and Creative Writing in English and

Acharya Nagarjuna  University Distance Education Admission 2023

Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) Centre for Distance Education invites the application form for admission to various courses for the academic session 2023 through Distance Education Mode. Check the courses offered by the university from the below-given table:

Acharya Nagarjuna University Distance Learning Courses
PG Science Programmes M.Sc. Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Mathematics, Statistics, Foods & Nutritional Science
PG Arts Programmes M.A.History, Sociology, Hindi, English, Telugu, Sanskrit, M.A. Human Resources Management. Journalism and Mass Communication, Economics, Political Science.
PG Commerce & Management Programmes


M.Com – Accountancy & M.Com – Banking
MBA (3-Years)-Two Specialization) and M.B.A. – Marketing; M.B.A. – Finance; M.B.A. – Human Resource Management; M.B.A. – Tourism & Travel Management
PG Computer Programmes M.C.A.
UG Science Programmes B.Sc. (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry); B.Sc. (Maths, Physics, Chemistry); B.Sc. (Maths, Statistics, Computer Science); B.Sc. (Maths, Physics, Electronics); B.Sc. (Maths, Physics, Computer Science)
UG Arts Programmes B.A. (Economics, History, Politics); B.A. (Economics, Public Admn, Politics); B.A. (Economics, Public Admin, Sociology); B.A. (Economics, History, Sociology); B.A. (Economics, Politics, Sociology); B.A. (History, Politics, Sociology); B.A. (Public Admn, Politics, History); B.A. (Special English, History, Special Telugu); B.A. (Economics, Banking, Computer Applications)
UG Commerce and Management Programmes B.Com (General) & B.Com (Computer Applications)
Certificate Programmes HIV Aids Counselling; Hotel & Hospital Management
Diploma Programmes Food Production
PG Diploma Programmes PGDBI (Bioinformatics); PGDCA (Computer Applications); PGDIT (Information Technology), PGDBT (Biotechnology); PGDJM (Journalism & Mass Communication);
Management Diploma Programmes PGDHHM (Hospital and Health Care Management)PGDHRM (Human Resource Management); PGDFM (Financial Management); PGDBM (Business Management); PGDMM (Marketing Management); 
One Year Library Programmes Bachelor of Library & Information Science
Master of Library & Information Science

Distance Learning Recognition by UGC

“In pursuance of the directions issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India dated 29.12.2012, the regulatory functions with regard to Distance Education programmes in higher education have now been vested with the University Grants Commission.” UGC Websites.

Download Recognition of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Institutions – Handbook 2009 Here.

Address: Distance Education Bureau (DEB) Main Office University Grants Commission Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi Pin-110 002 India

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