Distance Education Articles
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken over the Distance Education Council (DEC) lock, stock and barrel.
The takeover under an administrative order is violation of the Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985. DEC had come into existence as an authority of IGNOU under Section 16 of the Act. However, on May 4, IGNOU through a notification repealed and deleted the statute that...
At school level, National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) provides opportunities for continuing education to those who missed completing school education. 14 lakh students are enrolled at the secondary and higher secondary level through open and distance learning. In 2012 various state government also introduce "STATE OPEN SCHOOL" to provide distance education.
Distance education is when a student is not required to be physically present to attend regular classes and can appear for exams only.In certain cases, the student can attend weekend classes (if provided by the university). In other words, Distance Learning is more like self-study, relying on course material sent from the University itself. Distance education is basically designed keeping in mind the off-campus...
While distance learning may seem like a relatively new phenomenon, given its increased popularity in the online format, in reality people have been taking courses offered by non-local instructors for Some of the earliest distance learning on record dates back to 1728 and offered to teach students how to write in short hand through lessons sent to their home weekly. These simple, practical lessons were...more
Higher education is no more a distant dream for many, thanks to distance education. Distance education is fast becoming a choice mode of study in India. The reasons for this are varied. It is because students become goal-oriented and try to achieve more in less time. It is also a good option if students want to pursue education and gain work experience at the same time...more
There are numerous distance learning benefits which you ought to consider while electing a Distance learning course. Discover the benefits of distance learning for yourself, and find out why so many people are choosing distance learning education programs. Distance education meets the needs of students who might otherwise be unable to attend on-campus classes, due to distance or time constraints...more
Distance learning and online degrees make the world your classroom! Using distance learning tools from the comfort of your own home, you can receive a degree from an accredited distance learning program online and earn a certificate award, bachelor's, master's, or doctorate degree, or complete your distance learning degree via the Internet.more
It is no longer necessary to enrol for regular courses, as there is a number of distance education courses made available. The degree that you gain through distance education is also treated equal to that of the regular course degree. But you have to be careful in choosing the best distance education university in India. This is because, there are several courses and universities that neither are...more
Gone are the days when it was mandatory to attend classed daily to obtain a professional degree. Now, top distance education universities in India offer distance education courses in B.Tech and M.Tech. You can enroll to these courses through online or submission of offline application forms, based on the university that you wish to apply. There are a number of institutions in India offering this Distance...more
No more do you have to witness the days when accessibility to education used be quite tough. You can overcome all the constraints today if you really desire to get education and grow in life. Vanished are those when one had to regularly and mandatorily attend the classroom teachings to get education from the universities. The working professionals and the mothers and housewives encountered great...more
Vanished are the days when the traditional education by sitting in the classroom was an imperative. The advancement of science and technology brings you to the changes in every sphere of life. Along with the other aspects of life, some innovations have surfaced in the academic circles too. Education is more easily and conveniently accessible today. Whether you are a student getting education through the...more
Top Distance Learning Universities in IndiaDistance Education in India offers you the quality education which helps you to complete your degree without taking regular classes. Distance Learning becomes more popular in India by advancements in special technologies, the correspondence learning programs are already growing quickly. Distance education degree helps the student to develop their energetic personalities by giving opportunities to...
Distance Education (or) Distance Learning is kind of education system using some educational strategies to take the advantage of technology to provide coaching to students not in the way of traditional education setting like class rooms. The Life of a normal Indian man is highly depended on education for his next level growth of his career. Regular Full time Courses cannot choose by the...
Distance education is a boon for millions of people, giving them a convenient way to pursue their education while working. Distance education helps a lot of people, especially those who are less advantaged in terms of access to good educational facilities, economically weak or the physically disabled. In a country like ours, with a population of over 1.2 billion people, it will take a lot of time...more
Distance learning institutes in India have witnessed a remarkable rise in student enrolment crossing the 10 million mark. While experts in the distance and online education domain agree that this mode is amongst the best to increase the gross enrolment ratio in higher education (30 percent by 2020), it is the quality aspect in offering such courses which is of prime concern. Hence Careers360 is bringing...
Distance learning has come a long way and it is helping lot of students achieve qualifications in a easy manner. Admission process is easy and if study centre is efficiently managed one, then students face little or no problem during their study. The process is simplified so that persons with no or little education can also take advantage of distance learning courses. Distance education institutions...