TheĀ  distance learning education is getting very popular , especially among working professionals. Presently, there are many colleges/universities across India that offer various distance learning programmes to students. Pursuing a programme from these colleges is a great advantage for working professionals and for those who dropped their education in between. It gives them a chance to continue their studies and pursue their dream programme.

Like regular colleges these colleges/universities are equally popular among students and some of them are very famous too. Their degrees are well accredited and accepted in the professional world.

While choosing a distance learning college/university you must always search for right option and think about which college programme will help you in achieving your career goal. There are many distance learning colleges offering various programmes, but their degrees are not AICTE approved and their courses are not recognized. In that case if you pursue a degree from that college, it may not help you in carving your career path. So it is really important that you must select a college cautiously.

Here we suggest you the following universities to pursue your education in distant mode.

Name of the University Year of establishment Location Website link
Indira Gandhi National Open University 1987 New Delhi http://www.ignou.ac.in/
Yashwantrao C Maharashtra Open University 1989 Nasik http://www.ycmou.com/lms/
Sikkim Manipal University 1995 Gangtok http://www.smu.edu.in/smu_home.aspx
University of Mumbai 1857 Mumbai http://www.mu.ac.in/