Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi and was established by an Act of Parliament in 1985.The University began by offering two academic programs- Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education in 1987.Indira Gandhi National Open University offers distance learning courses in Correspondence M.A, B.C.A through distance, B.A in distance education, M.Com through correspondence, M.C.A distance learning, M.Sc distance learning and many more.
Indira Gandhi National Open University has been received the awards of excellence by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada, and many times and times. In 2010, IGNOU Bachelor of Arts (BA) programmes: Major in Political Science, History, Economics, Mathematics, Public Administration, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, English, Hindi and Urdu. Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS)
IGNOU Distance learning MBA is provided approximately in 58 centers and the university is having nearly 1400 study centers across India. The application is considered for the following academic session. The deadline for most courses starting in the July 2012 session was June 15. Master of Arts (Rural Development) Master of Arts (Education) Master of Arts in Adult Education Master of Arts (English), (Hindi)Master of Arts Master of Arts (Public Policy, Economics, History, Political Science, Public Admn, Sociology, Psychology)Master of Arts (Tourism Management)Master of Arts (Distance Education)Almost all regular and distance education courses are delivered through the English and Hindi medium except the certificate in food and nutrition. The courses which are delivered through multimedia platforms are in the form of self-instructional print and audio/video material, radio and TV broadcasts counseling/ tutoring, lab or hands-on work, video conferencing, interactive radio counseling, interactive CD-ROM and internet-based learning. IGNOU has crores of printed blocks, 1,562 audio programmes, 850 downlink centers and 3,482 video programmes.
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes offered by IGNOU are distance learning program specially offered only in January session are M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in Computer Science (MSCMACS), Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM), PG Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM), PG Diploma in HIV Medicine (PGDHIVM), Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) and Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (DCCN). This University also offers distance courses from degree, under-graduate, diploma, and certificate, post-graduate to master’s courses.
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Indira Gandhi National Open University
New Delhi - 110068 India
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