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OPEN UNIVERSITIES IN INDIA

Open universities in India offer all kind of facilities. It offers facilities like distance learning of education to people. People who do not want to pursue their education through regular institutions can avail these open universities. In India, there are several open universities situated in different places. Distance learning or Correspondence education teaches academic, professional and technical subjects. Even vocational trainings are taught in open universities in India.

Open universities recommends undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral programmes to interested and qualified students. Diploma and certificate courses are also offered. These universities in India are recognized by Distance Education Council of India. This is an organization is based in New Delhi. This maintains standards and organizes all activities for distance learning. Conventional universities and State Governments are encouraged by the councils to put up distance education centers and open universities.

These also arrange funds to run open universities. This also helps in promoting distance learning through open universities. This is the only one goal of the councils. The rate of enrolment students has increased for distance learning from open universities in India. These open universities are great help for students to pursue their dreams. This course can be chosen for the unavailability of time, mobility, money, flexibility. Regular courses need all attention. Thus Open University came in the limelight and offers distance education. These courses are cheap and save a lot of time. They do not require regular classes to be attended in universities.

Some of the open universities in India are Indira Gandhi National Open University, Netaji Subhas Open University, Nalanda Open University, Tamil Nadu Open University and others too. You can avail these open universities anywhere in India. These open universities help everyone to pursue their further studies. These provide online and institutional studies. They provide online facility study course and programs.

There are no hassles for enrolment with an open university. After the admission in the Open University, all course material at the studentís house. So, individuals who want to complete their studies through an Open University are always welcome. Open University in India will help us to be enlightened.

List of Open Universities in India

Indira Gandhi National Open University (1985)
(IGNOU)

Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi-110068,
India
Tel.: 91-11-6862707
Fax: 91-11-6865933
E-mail: ignouvc@del1.vsnl.net.in
Website: http://www.ignou.edu/
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

COURSES OFFERED ARE:
Master of Arts in Distance Education
Master of Library & Information Sciences
Master of Computer Applications
Master of Business Administration
Master of Tourism Management (MTM)
Master of English (MEG)
Master of Business Administration-Banking & Finance (MBF)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Technology in Civil (Construction Management)
Bachelor of Technology in Civil (Water Resources Engineer)
Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences
Bachelor of Science
Bachelorís Preparatory Programme
Bachelor of Art
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor in Computer Applications
Bachelor in Tourism Studies
Bachelor of Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Post Graduate in Operations Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication
Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal & Child Health
Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development
Post Graduate Diploma in Translation
Post Graduate Certificate in Radio Writing
Advanced Diploma in Construction Management
Advanced Diploma in Water Resource Engineering
Advance Diploma in Information Technology (ADIT)
Diploma in Management
Diploma in Computers in Office Management
Diploma in Creative Writing in English
Diploma in Creative Writing in Hindi
Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education
Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies
Diploma in Tourism Studies
Certificate in Computing
Certificate Programme in Tourism Studies
Certificate in Food & Nutrition
Certificate in Guidance
Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
Certificate in Teaching of English
Certificate Programme in Environmental Studies
Certificate Programme in Participatory Forest Management
Certificate Programme in Disaster Management
Certificate in Network Oriented Office Computing
Certificate in Web Site Design & Management
Certificate in Participatory Project Planning
Certificate in Rural Development
Certificate in Human Rights
Certificate in Labour in Development
Certificate in Consumer Protection
Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics
Certificate in Empowering Women's Self-help Groups
Certificate in Women's Empowerment and Development
Preparatory Programme for Bachelor's Degree
Preparatory Programme for Computing

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (1982)
Road No.46, Jubilee Hills,
Hyderabad - 500033, Andhra Pradesh, India
Tel.: 91-40-3544910
Fax: 91-40-3544830
E-mail: braouap@hdl.dot.net.in

COURSES OFFERED ARE:

Ph.D in Development Studies
M.Phil. In Development Studies
Masterís Degree in History
Masterís Degree in Economics
Masterís Degree in Public Administration
Masterís Degree in Political Science
Masterís Degree in Mathematics
Masterís Degree in Business Administration
Masterís Degree in Library Science
Bachelorís Degree in Arts
Bachelorís Degree in Commerce
Bachelorís Degree in Science
Bachelorís Degree in Library & Information Science
Bachelorís Degree in Public Relations
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Finance
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Diploma in Writing for Mass Media
Certificate Programme in Food & Nutrition
Certificate Programme in Mushroom Cultivation
Certificate in Computing

Kota Open University (1987)
Rawatbhata Road, Akhelgarh, Kota-324010,
Rajasthan,
India
Tel.: 91-744-421254
Fax: 91-744-421769
E-mail: kkoouu@kappa.net.in

COURSES OFFERED ARE:

Ph.D.
Master of Arts
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelorís Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication
B.Ed. for (In-service Teachers only)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Law, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
Diploma in Management
Diploma in Library & Information Science
Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management
Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education
Diploma in Computers in Office Management
Certificate course in Computer Programme
Certificate in Food & Nutrition
Preparatory Course for BA/B.Com.
Nalanda Open University (1987)
Camp. Office, 9, Adarsh Colony,
Kidwaipuri, Patna - 800001, Bihar,
India
Tel.: 91-612-234330
Fax: 91-612-228513
E-mail : nalopuni@bih.nic.in

COURSES OFFERED ARE:

M.A. in Political Science
M.A. in Psychology
Master of Education
Bachelor in Library & Information Science
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Certificate in Computing
Certificate in Food & Nutrition

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (1989)
Dnyanagangotri, Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik-422005,
Maharashtra,
India Website: http://www.ycmou.com/
Tel.: 91-253-340228
Fax: 91-253-341716
E-mail: vc@ycmou.com, openuniv@vsnl.com

COURSES OFFERED ARE:
Ph.D. Programmes in Communication; Educational Communication; Distance Education
M.Phil
Master of Arts
Master of Commerce
Master of Science
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education
B.Ed (for In-service Teachers) Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Library Science
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Computerized Business Computing
Diploma in Office Automation
Diploma in Computerized Financial Accounting
Diploma in Business Computing
Diploma in Advance Software Technology
Diploma in Computer Operations
Diploma in Computers in Office Services
Diploma in Software Technology for Exports
Diploma in School Management
Diploma in Computer Technology
Diploma in Communication Engineering
Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering
Diploma in Industrial Electronics
Diploma in Fruit Production
Diploma in Vegetable Production
Diploma in Floriculture & Landscape Gardening
Certificate course in B.Ed/B.P.Ed.Third Method
Certificate in Programme in C
Certificate in Programming in Foxpro
Certificate in Word Processing (word)
Certificate in PC Data bases (Access)
Certificate in spreadsheets (Excel)
Certificate in PC Data bases Programming
Certificate in DTP
Certificate in CAD
Certificate in computerised Financial Accounting
Certificate in Computer Basics
Certificate in Word Star
Certificate in Spreadsheets 1 Spread Sheet
Certificate in PC Data Bases 1 PC Data Bases
Certificate in Office Computing
Certificate in Programme in Journalism
Certificate Programme in Gardenerís Training
Certificate Prog. in Engineering Vocation: Mason
Certificate Prog.in Engineering Vocation: Plumber
Certificate Prog. in Engineering Vocation : Fitter (General)
Certificate Prog. in Engineering Vocation :Two Wheeler Mechanics
Certificate Prog. in Engineering : Vocation :Domestic Wireman
Certificate Prog. in Engineering Vocation : Lathe Operator
In Service Teacherís Training Programme
Certificate Prog. in Engineering Vocation : Radio & Tape-recorder
Certificate Prog. in Industrial Painting Technician
Certificate Prog. in Preparatory for entry to degree


Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University (1991)
Red Cross Bhawan, Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal-462016,
Madhya Pradesh,
India
Tel.: 91-755-550606
Fax: 91-755-550606
E-mail: rbubpl@mp.nic.in, director@rbuhop.mp.nic.in


COURSES OFFERED ARE:
Master of Computer Application
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Computer Application
Bachelor of Business Administration
B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics National Programme
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
Advance Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
Diploma in Business Administration
Diploma in Management
Diploma in Computer Applications
Diploma in Communicative English
Advanced Diploma in Computer Application
Certificate in Computer Operations
Certificate in Computer Applications
Certificate in Computing
Certificate in Communicative English
First Certificate in Communicative English
Advanced Certificate in Communicative English
Knowledge and Skill Up gradation of Rural Doctors and Paramedical (Funded by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Govt.of India)


Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (1994)
Govt. Bungalow No.9, Dafnala, Shahi Baug,
Ahmedabad-380003, Gujarat,
India
Tel.: 91-79-2869690

COURSES OFFERED ARE:

Bachelorís Preparatory Programme
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Certificate in Food & Nutrition
Certificate in Computing
Certificate in Tourism Marketing
Certificate in Tourism Management
Certificate in Child Care & Development
Certificate in PC Software

Karnataka State Open University (1996)
Manasagangotri,
Mysore - 570006,
Karnataka,
India E-mail: vcksou@blr.vsnl.net.in
Tel.: 91-821-515149
Fax: 91-821-500846


COURSES OFFERED ARE:
Ph.D
M.Phil.
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Master of Arts in English
Master of Arts in Kannada
Master of Arts in Hindi
Master of Arts in Urdu
Master of Arts in Sanskrit
Master of Arts in History
Master of Arts in Political Science
Master of Arts in Economics
Master of Arts in Sociology
Master of Commerce
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Education
Post Graduate Diploma in English
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Diploma in Kannada
Diploma in Journalism
Certificate Course in Kannada


Netaji Subhas Open University (1997)
1, Woodburn Park,
Kolkata -700020,
West Bengal,
India
Tel.: 91-33-2873145
Fax: 91-33-2871082
E-mail: nsou@cal2.vsnl.net.in


COURSES OFFERED ARE:
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Science


U. P.Rajarshi Tandon Open University (1999)

17, Maharshi Dayanand Marg (Thornhill Road),
Allahabad -21100,
Uttar Pradesh,
India
Tel.: 91-532-621839
Fax: 91-532-621839
E-mail: sanyal@nde.vsnl.net.in


COURSES OFFERED ARE:

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Tourism Studies
Bachelor of Library & Information Science
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
Diploma in Tourism Studies
Diploma in Creative Writing in English
Diploma in Creative Writing in Hindi
Diploma in Health Education & Nutrition
Diploma in Financial Management
Diploma in Computers in Office Management
Diploma in Accountancy through Computers
Diploma in Desk Top Publishing
Certificate Programme in Tourism Studies
Certificate in Nutrition & Food
Certificate in Child Care & Nutrition
General Certificate Course in Computers
Certificate Course in Desk Top Publishing

 

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