Profile of the Distance mode of Education:
 Distance education is a developing educational delivery system. It has now becoming a alternative to traditional classroom teaching. In fact it is an opportunity for those who were prevented from attending classes due to their family obligations. Distance education is intended primarily to meet the educational needs of students prevented by work or family obligations. The students at distance prefer to control the pace of their learning through independent study. They neither need structured learning experience nor interaction with the professor or other students.
Objectives : Main objectives to start distance mode programs are -
  • To provide quality educational to youngsters of rural areas to enable them to prepare for a constructive role in the civilized society.
  • To equip youngsters of rural area in skills as demanded by the market driven society.
  • To develop awareness about education among those who have discontinued their education after 10+2 due to their poor economic condition. This mode of education provides them an opportunity to continue their education along with their profession.
  • In service personals who can not attend regular classes are encouraged to join distance mode of education to achieve professional qualification.
School of Studies in Distance Education

Under-Graduate(UG) B.A. (History, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Economics, Hindi, English)
B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer)
B.Sc. (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry)
B.Com., B.B.A.
Bachelor of Library Sciences (B. Lib.)
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC)
Post-Graduate (PG) English, Economics, Hindi, Sanskrit, History, Sociology, Political Science, Public Administration, M.Lib., MJMC Drawing & Painting, Geography M.A. Social Work
MBA MBA (General) Three year Programme Rural Technology and Management (RTM) Two year Programme Chemical Sales & Marketing Management (CSMM) Two year Programme
PG Diploma Psychological Counseling, HRD, Computer Applications, Yoga Education Above mentioned Courses will be operational only when minimum intake will be Ten or more.
Eligibility, fees structure and admission schedule will be notified separatedly by the SOS in Distance education

Institute of Distance Education in Jiwaji University was established a 1995 to run various professional and conventional academic programmes through the mode of distance education. At present various education programmes are being run in Institute of Distance Education building located within the Jiwaji university campas and also at different Study Centers under the directions of Distance Education Council, New Delhi. The courses are conducted by providing Study materials, home assignments and arranging contact programmes for the students. The Institute utilizes the expertise available in various School of studies, Institute, Departments of the University and affiliated colleges. At the end of the term the examinations are conducted by the university along with the regular students.

Mission : The mission of the institute of the distance education is to provide higher education to those who are unable to join the regular education programmes of the University due to the reasons best known to them.

Strategy : The School of Studies in Distance Education is an Institute of higher education for development of Education through distance mode. We find strength in our, diversity, independence, and commitment to excellence. We educate women and men to guide human activity at the local, and national levels with a comprehensive understanding of the higher education of their choices. We create new knowledge in different fields of education to provide opportunity for the people to enhance their basic qualification.


Under Graduate
Higher Secondary (10+2) / Intermediate with the subject as required in accordance with the ordinance of the course.
Post Graduate
Graduate with the subject as required in accordance with the ordinance of the course.
Contact Persons Prof. Vivek Bapat, Director Prof. Hemant Sharma, Deputy Director
For detail information visit website
Institute of Distance Education    Phone : 0751?2442868

For the Distance mode program Separate Prospectus are available. Fees and other details are available in the prospectus which can be obtained from the office of Institute of Distance Education, Jiwaji University, Gwalior or their Study centers in affiliated colleges. Application form may also be downloaded from our website.

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