About Institute of Distance Learning
Institute of Distance Learning is affiliated with Uttarakhand Open University (Established by an act of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly, Recognized by UGC, DEB, listed in AIU) and is an integral part of University.
Adopting flexible and innovative methods of education to ensure 'independent learning' to anyone, anytime and anywhere, the Centre offers programmes of the study that are customized to meet the learning requirements of knowledge seekers as well as to ensure that they learn at their own pace and convenience.
We provide correspondence education in undergraduate, postgraduates, diploma & certificate courses. Approach to teaching at our center includes contemporary delivery styles with a combination of high quality study material, interactive classroom sessions, learning aid, academic guidance as well student support, online classroom learning, e-learning, e-mentoring and faculty interaction.
These distance Education programs are designed to provide working people and aspiring career professionals with ability to get additional education quickly, conveniently and affordably.
Institute of Distance Learning has the objective to provide educational opportunities:
- To more number of distance learners from the various age groups.
- To different sections of the society, who are for some reason unable to pursue education and bring them into the main stream at affordable cost.
- To the working class who choose to study at their own place and pace.
- To all sections of the society irrespective of caste, religion, gender, area of origin, social and financial status etc.
- To offer courses of study along with Self Instructional Material, interactive classroom sessions, counseling facilities, library and internet facilities.
About Uttarakhand Open University
The open and distance learning system in India has emerged as an important mode for providing education to diverse sections of society. Uttarakhand Open University (UOU) was established by an Act of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly in 2005 (Act No. 23 of 2005) with the aim of disseminating knowledge and skills through distance learning, using flexible and innovative methods of education to ensure ‘independent learning’. The UGC Approved and industry-oriented Programs of UOU help students land dream jobs, launch careers and boost confidence. The University aims to impart quality education by maintaining high academic standards.
The University uses novel educational programmes, various modes of communication techno logy to make distance learning more effective. The vision of the University is to provide the most critical components of growth, through quality higher education, to the state of Uttarakhand.
The major objective of the University is to cater the educational needs of the target groups to create skilled and knowledge based human resource for speedy upliftment and development of the State.
UOU offers its programmes through 300+ Study Centers established at different locations in the state under eight Regional Centers at Dehradun, Roorkee, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Dwarahat, Bageshwar, Haldwani and Pithoragarh.