List of colleges offering M.A History through Distance Education/Correspondence


Master of Arts in History is a post graduate degree awarded for those who have successfully completed their study of various specializations in history. The course includes study of various major historical events occurred both in India as well as in various foreign countries across the world. Each year the number of candidates joining these courses is increasing due to the attractive job profiles offered to them in various industries. They can work as archivists / business analyst / curator / guide / documentation specialist / historian / librarian / information manager / teacher / professor / research analyst in various fields.

Universities offering M.A History through Distance Education/Correspondence

Some of the universities in different parts of the country offering Master of Arts course through distance education are listed below.

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
  • Mumbai University
  • University Of Kashmir
  • Karnataka Open University
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University
  • Kuvempu University
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University
  • Sonarpur Mahavidyalaya
  • Alagappa University
  • Utkal University
  • Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University
  • Prist University
  • Maulana Azad National Urdu University
  • Annamalai University
  • Madras University
  • Jiwaji University
  • Berhampur University
  • Osmania University
  • Periyar University
  • Maharshi Dayanand University
  • SNDT Women’s University
  • Tamil Nadu Open University
  • Madurai Kamaraj University
  • University Of Allahabad
  • Bangalore University
  • University Of Calicut
  • Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
  • Vinayaka Mission University
  • Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University
  • Bharathidasan University
  • Nagarjuna University
  • Nalanda Open University
  • University Of Jammu
  • Bharathiar University
  • Netaji Open University

Eligibility criteria for pursuing M.A History through Distance Education/Correspondence

For pursuing admission to any of the Universities in the country for M.A History course through Distance Education/Correspondence, the aspirant should have completed ones bachelor degree in History or History as one of the compulsory subjects. The candidates in the final year Bachelor of Arts course can also apply provided he can submit all his certificates at the time of joining.

Admission Procedure for M.A History through Distance Education/Correspondence

The admission procedure may vary with each University. Generally, the admission will be on the merit basis. Some of the Universities conduct entrance exams for short listing the eligible candidates. The admission will be on the basis of evaluating the candidate’s mark scored in qualifying exam and the score in the entrance exam.

Top Universities offering M.A History through Distance Education/Correspondence

Among the various Universities in the country, some of the top ones providing Master of Arts in History through distance education are Indira Gandhi National Open University, Karnataka Open University, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu Open University and Nalanda Open University.



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