Sunday, January 22, 2012

Top Distance Learning Institutes

India's Best Distance Learning Institutes

Distance Education or Distance Learning is a method that focuses on teaching students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting such as a classroom. Thus Distance Learning Institutes in India provide access to education where the source of information and the students are separated by distance and time.

Careers360 has come up with the ranking of India’s Best Distance Learning Institutes. According to their survey in 2011, here is the list of Top Distance Learning Institutes in India.

  1. Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
  2. Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
  3. IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute, Ghaziabad
  4. Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok
  5. University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  6. Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
  7. Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
  8. Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune
  9. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad
  10. Annamalai University, Annamalainagar
  11. Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
  12. Osmania University, Hyderabad
  13. Shivaji University, Kolhapur
  14. M.P. Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal
  15. Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak
  16. University of Delhi, New Delhi
  17. Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  18. SNDT - Women's University, Mumbai
  19. Alagappa University, Karaikudi
  20. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Source: The above ranking is provided by Careers360. For the complete list of Top DL Institutes, visit

Farzad Damania
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