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 # Rohan 2018-06-11
Hello. I am from Azamgarh, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Pallavi 2018-06-12
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Azamgarh, you should consider hostel facilities, you shouldalso consider whether the subject in which you wish to continue this course is available in the college.
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0 # Aarush 2018-05-28
Is there any entrance test for B. Ed course, can you plz suggest good colleges in Kendujhar
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0 # Pallavi 2018-05-29
Different states in India conduct different entrance exam for admission in this course, These entrance tests generally test the language & proficiency, subject knowledge, reasoning and general awareness and teaching proficiency of applicants, find the list of B.Ed college in Kendujhar-B.Ed in Kendujhar
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0 # shweta kumawat 2018-05-25
i want to do M.ed this year can anyone help
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0 # Saroj Kashyap 2018-05-14
give me advice of any courses of related of FOOD technology and engineering or related to food safety courses of 6th months courses
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0 # Himmat 2018-05-07
Hii, I am looking for private engineering college in Kurukshetra where I can get direct admission without any entrance test score, Please let me know about it.
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0 # Jagan 2018-05-08
There are many private engineering colleges in Kurukshetra where you can get admission without entrance exam, find here the list Engineering in Kurukshetra
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0 # soni b Older than three months
UPSOSBOARD 12th ka certy valid hai IGNOU me college keliye?
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0 # Lav prasad Older than three months
I wanted to know about MCA course and its fees structure
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0 # Lav prasad Older than three months
Hi..... this is lav here and i would like to know " Does ignou provides mca course if yes then what it's placement and course fees?.... GIVE QUICK RESPONSE TO ME
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0 # Ritika Older than three months
I would like to know about BEd distance course
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0 # JUDITH LOBO Older than three months
I would like to know about the BED course in Mumbai - Mira road
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hii, I am from Nagercoil, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Nagercoil, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
I am from Ernakulam, plz tell me the time duration of MBBS course in India
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
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 Ernakulam-Co-operative Medical College ; Dr. Padiyar Memorial Homoeopathic Medical College, Chottanikkara, Ernakulam- 682 312
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hello, I want to know about the entrance exam for MBA, also suggest some MBA colleges in Jabalpur
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
There are various exams for MBA i.e. CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP, etc, you can give CAT for IIMs, find MBA colleges in Jabalpur here-Sikkim Manipal University - Jabalpur ; Gyan Ganga Institute Of Technology ; Centum Learning Limited - Jabalpur ; S N College of Material Management
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