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 # Nishith 2017-05-23
I am from Jammu, plz tell me the time duration of MBBS course in India
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0 # Jagan 2017-05-24
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 Jammu-Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical & Hospital ; University of Jammu ; Government Medical College-Jammu
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0 # TRIPADA BHATT 2017-05-21
Iam tripada bhatt frm indore i want to persue mphil or p.hd from law. kindly suggest me
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0 # Neha Toppo 2017-05-21
I have scored 40.1℅ in B.sc maths and I have 3 years teaching experience and m still working as a teacher . I want to do my b.ed course . Am I eligible to appear for the entrance test for b.ed course by ignou?
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0 # Renu 2017-05-22
I have done graduation 45% b.com du..I want to do my b.ed course . Am I eligible to appear for the entrance test for b.ed course by ignou
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0 # Renu 2017-05-22
I have done my graduation with 45% b.com. I want to do my b.ed course . Am I eligible to appear for the entrance test for b.ed course
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0 # priyanka 2017-05-18
details of b.ed admission 2017 along with fee structure.
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0 # Priyanka Chowdhury 2017-05-11
give me details about b.ed degree.
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0 # neha goyal 2017-05-08
IGNOU is a very good university. It's a great blog. I liked it.
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0 # Rajinder kaur 2017-05-06
sir/mam mere bete ne 3 years ka diploma kiya hai civil eng me kya ab vo ignou se distance me b.tech architect me kar skta hai?.kya uske liye koi entrance test hai ? addmission process aur fee structure kya hai addmision kab hogi
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