UoM to offer 17 courses through ODL mode

Crawford Hall, the administrative block of the University of Mysore (UoM), in Mysuru.

The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) has accorded recognition to the University of Mysore (UoM) to offer 17 programmes under Open Distance Learning (ODL) mode for the academic year 2018-19. The UGC has directed the varsity to complete the admission process before October 20.

The varsity had applied for 25 courses and the DDE has approved 17 courses after scrutiny by an expert committee. The courses include BA in Economics, English, History, Kannada, Political Science, Sociology, Bachelor of Business Management, BCom, BSc (Information Technology), MA in Economics, English, History, Kannada, Political Science, Sociology, MCom and MSc in IT.

The varsity had applied for other courses such as MBA, MCA, BCA, MEd and BEd.

The UGC has asked to apply with prior approval of the respective regulatory authorities such as All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), according to UoM Registrar R Rajanna. The varsity will start the programmes from the next academic year.

It may be mentioned that the varsity had launched similar programmes in the 1980s under the Institute of Correspondence Education (ICE). ICE is now Karnataka State Open University (KSOU). For details call: 0821 2419325 or 2419557, 96202 28005/95386 86235.

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