School of Distance Education

Applied for three UG and two PG programmes for approval from Distance Education Bureau UGC

Distance Education has for its basis the philosophy that a democratic society has the responsibility to provide facilities for acquisition of knowledge and improvement of skills to those who for some reason or the other are not able to do so through the  conventional system. The growing number of aspiring students has further added to the need for widening educational opportunities through non conventional channels.

The School of Distance Education commenced its activities in 1990. Facilities for contact classes which had been  provided at different venues within the jurisdiction of the University. What needs to be emphasized is that it has been possible for the school to administer the curricula of various programmes of study through the distance mode of instruction without compromising on quality and standards.

Year of establishment: 1989.

Head Of the Department 

Dr. Biju Lekshmanan
Associate Professor,
School of Gandhian Thought
and Development Studies
Mahatma Gandhi University

Distance Learning Programme under SDE

All the Off-campus centres under the School of Distance Education, Mahatma Gandhi University have been closed down as per the directions of UGC and Honorable Chancellor with effect from 20.06.2015


University Orders