IGNOU is Worlds Largest University: UNESCO

IGNOU is Worlds Largest University: UNESCO

IGNOU is Worlds Largest University: UNESCO

Adding yet another plume to its cap of accolades gathered worldwide, the prestigious Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has now become the 'Largest University in the World' according to UNESCO. Writing on its website -- www.unesco.org -- UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova said, ''Enrolments of nearly three million students and networks across the country, making the best use of Information Communication Technology (ICT), IGNOUs accomplishments are recognised worldwide.

''Nearly three million students across 34 countries study at IGNOU which is also Indias National Resource Centre for Open and Distance Learning and a world leader in distance education. Through its 21 schools of study, 59 regional centres, 2,300 learner support centres and some 52 overseas centres, the university offers certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programmes, comprising around 1,500 courses.

''It also provides access to sustainable and learner-centred education and training to all through quality, innovative and needs-based programmes at affordable costs, thus reaching out to the disadvantaged. ''It promotes, coordinates and regulates the standards of education offered through open and distance learning in India,'' said Ms Bokova on website.

While IGNOUs staff consist of 380 faculty members and academic staff at its headquarters and regional centres, some 36,000 counsellors from conventional institutions of higher learning and professionals from different spheres are associated with it.

Also, with the launch of 'EduSat' (a satellite dedicated only to education) in 2004, and the establishment of the Inter-University Consortium, IGNOU has ushered in a new era of technology-enabled education.

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0 # Lakshay 2017-09-27
Hii, I am from Una, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Jagan 2017-09-28
This course in Una is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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0 # Aarav 2017-09-14
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There are various exams for MBA i.e. CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP, etc, you can give CAT for IIMs, find MBA colleges in Nalgonda here-KBR Engineering College ; Vignam Institute Of Technology ; Mona College Of Engg. & Tech. ; Madhira Institute Of Tech. & Science
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hii, I am from Nadiad let me know, What is the need of NEET Phase II?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
If a phase I test taker of Nadiad 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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Hii, I am from Ranchi, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Ranchi, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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