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 # Vyshakh Raja K C 2017-11-15
I have NTTF diploma in Mechatronics. I am working at Peenya Bangalore. I want to do distance BTech in Mechatronics..Where available best course..???
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0 # Aarush 2017-11-09
Hii, I am from Ludhiana, please tell me, Is a higher education in cancer a good choice after MBBS?
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0 # Mukesh 2017-11-10
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 Ludhiana or any other place for doing your PG in Oncology
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0 # vitthal kadam 2017-11-08
MBA in helthcare
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0 # Bhupesh darji 2017-10-31
I m bank clerk now I want to do b.ed along with Jon how can I do ?
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0 # Tushar 2017-10-16
Hii, I am from Sant Ravidas Nagar, please tell me the duration of B.Ed course
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0 # Shruti 2017-10-17
Hello, Good to see that you are from Sant Ravidas Nagar, the duration of B.Ed course is 2 years
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0 # Aarav 2017-10-16
Hii, I am from Pudukkottai let me know, What is the need of NEET Phase II?
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0 # Mukesh 2017-10-17
If a phase I test taker of Pudukkottai oe other places is not satisfied his/her performance in the test or if a candidate has missed out to apply for NEET, he/she can apply for phase 2 exam, It is a second chance provided to aspiring candidates.
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0 # Ashish Tripathi 2017-10-02
Hello, B ed course available Hai Kya?
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0 # Jayesh 2017-09-11
Hello, I am from Bhiwani I have secured 8,000 rank in NEET, plz let me know whic college I can get
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0 # Shruti 2017-09-12
Hii, for finding MBBS college you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good MBBS college in Bhiwani.
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0 # Madhuri v p m 2017-09-07
I am a graduate and want to do B.ed through distance education. I am also currently working as a teacher. I am looking for an university where they will not require the details or any documents of the school i am currently working for. Pls suggest.
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0 # udesing 2017-08-30
i want m.ed coures ...os pleas guidlines ?
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0 # Priyansh 2017-08-28
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in ,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Pallavi 2017-08-29
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in , they will admit you.
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0 # Vivaan 2017-08-28
I am from East Champaran, I have scored 82 percentile in CAT this year. Please let me know the colleges where i can get admission
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0 # Jagan 2017-08-29
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in East Champaran.
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