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As in most of the developed countries of the world, the distance education in India is also amply developed and facilitated, with presence of numerous institutions and latest distance learning technologies. The distance education in India has been prospering constantly for several decades to cover almost all educational and professional fields at diverse levels.

The lavish facilities of distance education have especially been suitable and cherished by studying students at schools or colleges, working students and professionals, businessmen engaged in various commercial activities, candidates with physical or financial constraints, housewives, unemployed persons, and other persons desirous of acquiring additional or enriching qualifications in their respective educational or professional fields. Because of high quality and enriched curriculum of global standards, the distance education india, has been gaining recognition and high appreciation in every part of India and countries located in all around the entire world.

At present, there are over 200 distance learning institutes, distance education universities, open universities, and private online colleges and universities established in all across India, for offering more than 300 educational and professional courses to students and professionals in various fields of career, profession, business, industry, and service. Among these about 175 online institutes are functioning full-fledged with impressive proficiency and efficiency. However, some 30 online institutions and distance education universities in india, are widely and hugely reputed nationwide and internationally for their vast range of distance learning courses and exquisite quality of education to students and professionals in all sectors of economy. Some of these most famous and reputed distance education universities in india are mentioned separately in the section below, for visitors' convenience.

Distance Education Universities in India

All distance learning institutes, open universities, and distance education universities in india are recognized and regulated by the Distance Education Council (DEC) of India, for enabling them to offer world-class distance education to Indian and global students and professionals. These distance education universities and institutes of India provided courses at undergraduate, graduate, associate, post-graduate, and doctoral levels in a rather extensive range of subjects and fields. For getting information about these subjects and fields in detail, please refer to our other articles. Most of the worldwide famous and popular subjects and highly prolific fields are sweepingly covered by the distance education programs provided by Indian online institutions.

Today, the most prestigious and immensely reputed distance education universities in india, are the following:
  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • University of Delhi, New Delhi
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok
  • Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
  • Karnataka State Open University, Mysore
  • Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
  • Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu
  • IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute, Ghaziabad
  • Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi