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 # PRIYA RANJAN KARJEE 2017-04-14
I am a high school teacher .I have joined in 2013. Recently i admitted regular B.ed course in the session of 2016-2018. On the other hand ,already i have admitted in IGNOU for masters degree. Please give me the information that two courses arr eligible or not and how i will manage next.
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0 # vinod kumar v 2017-04-09
Please suggest me to do correspondence course in B. SC
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0 # Misba behlim 2017-02-27
I want to know is entrance exam compulsory for correspondence BEd
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0 # aMAN 2017-04-19
PLEASE CALL 9810846800.
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0 # Misba behlim 2017-02-27
I wanted to know is entrance exam compulsory for correspondence BEd.
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-1 # Reshma Shaikh 2017-02-14
I want to know the admission procedure to enroll in b ed program
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0 # Older than three months
Intested to have B Tech-Electrical/Civil //Engg.
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0 # Older than three months
please provide me details to compleate diploma in electricals or diploma in electronics and telecomunication
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0 # Older than three months
llb through distance education
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+1 # Older than three months
accept my app
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