IGNOU Distance Courses

IGNOU Distance Courses

IGNOU Distance Courses


IGNOU Distance courses are counted among the topmost programs or we can say that IGNOU is ranked on top among distance learning institutes in India. The quality level of education here is admired by the individuals and is the best option for those who want to pursue courses through correspondence or online mode. IGNOU is one of the largest open learning universities not only in India but also all over the world.

Distance courses are the type of program in which the education is obtained by means other than a personal confrontation with the knowledge provider. The other means include e-mails, through the Internet and related techniques. Rapid changes in technology have led to quick enhancement in the popularity of Distance programs and IGNOU Distance Courses are a great and accessible medium to go for distance based learning.

Courses in IGNOU:

IGNOU Distance Courses are both of short as well as long-term. He programs available combines all levels such as Bachelor, Master, Diploma, Certificate, Doctoral, etc. Some of the Online Courses that IGNOU distance Education University provides are:

  • Master of intellectual property law

  • PhD in journalism

  • PG Diploma in legal process outsourcing

  • Post graduate certificate in cyber law

There are also some Distance programs which are unique and rarely available in other open universities of the country like learning courses in:

  • Disaster Management

  • Environment Specialists

  • Human Rights

  • Consumer Protection

  • Women Empowerment

  • Tourism

  • Resettlement and Rehabilitation

  • Nursing


  • Medical Education

  • Engineering and Technology

  • Laboratory Techniques.

 Programs Categorised under Certain Schools:

IGNOU Distance Courses have been divided into certain schools (21 overall) such that each school coordinates the activity of courses which come under its category. This helps you in identifying that which course is attended by which school that means the applicant will easily contact the concerned school which handles the program which he/she is interested in. Major Schools among them have been stated below:

1.  School of Education:

The school has been assigned the job to offer academic courses in education. It comes under one of the first schools started by IGNOU. Here are the 4 areas which are coordinated by SOE that is School of Education:

  • Adult Education

  • Education

  • Distance Education

  • Educational Technology

2.  School of Management Studies:

The school handles all Management (4 programs and overall there are 65 courses including all specialisations) and Commerce courses (14 programs and overall there are 46 courses comprising all specialisations). It imparts knowledge to individuals in the field of entrepreneurship, leadership and other.

3. School of Vocational Education and Training:

If there is a contribution of any school in the betterment of our rural society then it is SOVET. The main objective of providing educational programs under Vocational Education and Training is the upliftment of remote areas. The major courses which fall under SOVET are related to skill development of an individual so that he is prepared to do a job.

4. School of Foreign Languages:

Today there is an intense competition between various nations in order to attract more visitors and they are doing whatsoever possible such that the quality of service provided remain excellent. The school manages the hospitality and tourism programs and focuses on providing top level knowledge to the learners so that they can help in growth and development of these sectors which are also a significant part of our a country’s GDP.

Around 400 Distance courses are offered at IGNOU which are coordinated by 21 Schools and the main aim of providing distance education is to enhance the knowledge of individuals by possible means other than regular education so that it is helpful in strengthening their career.

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0 # Aarush 2019-05-20
I am from Kurukshetra, plz tell me the time duration of MBBS course in India
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0 # Shruti 2019-05-21
In India, the present duration of MBBS course is 5.5 years, The actual course period is 4.5 years and one year of rotating internship should be completed, you can find some good MBBS colleges in Kurukshetra-Kurukshetra University
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0 # Sangeeta 2019-05-08
Hi I am interested to do BEd Thru distance education. Can I have some details please
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0 # Paromita guha roy 2019-05-04
Hello...I am from Kolkata...plz suggest me some university names from where I can get b.ed distance learning education...I got 45% in m.sc...thanks in advance
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0 # Paromita guha roy 2019-05-04
Hello!I am from Kolkata...I got 45% in m.sc geography....plz suggest me some university name from where I can get admission for b.ef through distance learning...it's urgent...thanks in advance
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0 # Himmat 2019-04-29
Hii, I am from Hyderabad, I want to do M.Ed, but I have not B.Ed, is it possible?
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0 # Jagan 2019-04-30
No NCTE approved M.Ed colleges/universities in Hyderabad or any other place admit the students only after B.Ed
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0 # Himmat 2019-04-23
Hello, i have completed 12th with 92% marks, now i want to take admission in best engineering college in Tumkur, plz share the list
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0 # Mukesh 2019-04-24
Hii, You secured very good percentage, you can get best engineering college, plz check here Engineering in Tumkur
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0 # Priyansh 2019-04-22
Hii, I am from Kodagu, please tell me the duration of B.Ed course
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0 # Pallavi 2019-04-23
Hello, Good to see that you are from Kodagu, the duration of B.Ed course is 2 years
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0 # Nishith 2019-04-15
Hii, I am looking for private engineering college in Kangra where I can get direct admission without any entrance test score, Please let me know about it.
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0 # Pallavi 2019-04-16
There are many private engineering colleges in Kangra where you can get admission without entrance exam, find here the list Engineering in Kangra
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0 # Aarav 2019-03-04
Hii , I am from Khordha,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Mukesh 2019-03-05
Hello, good to see that you are from Khordha, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Rose Older than three months
Hi ,I completed 12th in MPC in 2013 After that I joined in btec mechanical but I dropped from college in 1st year itself due to personal reasons & wasted year,later Again in 2015 I joined in BHM without proper enquiry that college not even providing proper education & placements but seeking more fees so I dropped in middle later than I'm totally disappointed and depressed Till now I didn't joined in any college or course.Now what can I do friends give me any good suggestion for my career can I join in regular degree college now?or can I apply in any open degree University ?or can I join in BBM?I'm totally in blank mood now I don't know what to do also
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hii, I am from Pathankot, I have completed 12th in science stream, looking career in engineering,Tell me about the fee details of best engineering colleges
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
hii, good to see that you are from Pathankot, There are very good career opportunities in engineering, you have taken very good decision, but if we talk about fee of best colleges its depend on college to college but the range is Rs. 50,000 to 1,50,000 per year
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0 # Rajendra Poyam Older than three months
M.sc. chemistry distance hota hai ki nahi
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