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 # 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 2019-01-30
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 2019-01-21
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 2019-01-22
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 2019-01-11
M.sc. chemistry distance hota hai ki nahi
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Tuensang, I would like to do B.Ed from distance, Is there any university that offers B. Ed through distance mode
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Yes, many universities from across the country including Tuensang offer this course through distance mode and the prestigious of them is IGNOU, Annamalai University to name a few.
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+1 # suvarnad Older than three months
I am suvarna, resident of hyd I am very much interested in studying bba. can I get information regarding admission for the academic year 2019 and also the fee structure for the course and after studying this can I apply for govt jobs.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii, I am from Akola, please tell me, Is a higher education in cancer a good choice after MBBS?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Yes, it is a good choice as there is a considerable increase in the demand for oncologist in India and also abroad, But, it is important that you should choose a good institution of Akola or any other place for doing your PG in Oncology
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hello, I want to make career in engineering but so confused about its branch, Please suggest me the best branch which would have good scope in future, also suggest good colleges in Faridabad.
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
You should take branch according to your interest, if you have interest in software or programming choose computer science, if you have interest in machines, choose mechanical, etc, some good engineering colleges are Lingayas University ; Ymca University Of Science & Tech (formerely Ymca Institute Of Engineering) ; Al-Falah School Of Engg. & Tech ; NGF College of Engineering and Technology
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hii, What are the career opportunities of Bachelor of Education course after my degree, also suggest some b.ed colleges in Jaipur?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
The B. Ed course is an excellent choice for making career in teaching profession, it is very respective profession for candidates, find some good colleges for it-Dev BEd Girls College ; Akashdeep Teacher Training Girls College ; Navodaya Girls Teacher Training College ; Adarsh BEd College
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Uttar Dinajpur, plz tell me Is there any provision that one can pursue any other management degree or diploma in IIMs without appearing for any entrance test ?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
No, for getting admission in IIMs for management course, you should have to clear entrance exam, but there are many other MBA colleges in Uttar Dinajpur where without entrance you can take admission
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0 # Minia University Older than three months
The University seeks to provide the necessary elements of continuous development to keep abreast of the rapid scientific and technological developments and improve the university performance. The University works to achieve its mission through:
Cultural and scientific ties between the university and scientific institutions and Arab and international universities and their documentation.
Continuous development of study programs and graduate programs to cope with scientific and technological progress.
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0 # Rahul Sharma Older than three months
There are various colleges and Universities that provides admission in the M. Com, MA and M.Sc as well as M. philosophy courses India. You will easily get admission in any of the best college by the B. Com percentage. Also you can prepare for UGC NET Exam to make career in lectureship and Research.
Make sure to make around 55 % in M.com or any masters program if you are from the General Category and around 50 % if you are from Reserved Category. There is no age limit for the aspirants preparing for UGC NET Exam but if you want scholarship of INR 25000 per month there is the age limit of 30 years and age relaxation for the Reserved Candidates.
The UGC NET Exam is conducted in two phases - UGC NET Paper 1 as well as Paper 2.
The UGC NET Paper 1 also known as the General Aptitude test is conducted for all the candidates and is common for all.
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