Distance education has become the new way of learning and it is gaining popularity all over the world. India, in particular has seen an increasing trend of preference distance education because it is a very large country with huge population and students find it easy to access the best education without having to leave their places. They can save their money and time with this mode of education, in addition to enrolling with the best universities for various courses and at affordable fees.
Here is a list of top 10 best distance education universities In India 2015:
10. Annamalai University
Annamalai University is a renowned distance education university, situated in Annamalainagar in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the oldest in the country and it dates back to 1929. It offers more than 500 courses by the means of distance education.
9. Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University in Ahmedabad, Gujarat comes up next in this list. Established in 1994 by the Gujarat State Legislature, it has become a reputed name in the country in all these years.
8. Symbiosis Center of Distance Learning
Featuring next in the list of top 10 best distance education universities in India is the Symbiosis Center of Distance Learning, Pune. Founded in 2001, the university has more than 1 lakh students from India as well as abroad.
7. Dr B R Ambedkar Open University
Hyderabad is home to another prestigious distance education university, which is Dr B R Ambedkar Open University. It was earlier known by the name of Andhra Pradesh Open University and was set up in 1982. Today, it has as many as 206 study centers all over the state.
6. Maulana Azad National Urdu University
Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad is a well known central university, which was founded in 1988 and aims to develop the Urdu language by imparting education in this medium.