List of colleges offering MA literature through Distance Education/Correspondence


Through distance education mode a candidate can continue his education along with other more important activities. Some aspirants who want to continue their studies along with job can do the same by the means of distance education. Presently many universities are providing distance learning education.

The candidates who have completed Bachelor of Arts can apply for Masters Degree in Literature. This gives an extra edge to the candidates who hold a bachelors degree. This helps the candidate for better jobs prospects. The candidates who have completed BA and have entered in some job may not be able to continue their studies through regular classes. The distance education in MA through different universities is a boon for such candidates.

There are some universities which offer MA in English through distance education. These universities are listed below.

Indira Gandhi National Open University: Indira Gandhi National Open University, popularly known as IGNOU, is one of the oldest universities providing distance education. It was established in 1985. Many courses are offered by IGNOU. There are many learning centers all over India, which helps the students a lot in their curriculum. The contact address of IGNOU is Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068. Tel.: 91-11-29532321, 29535924-32, 29535062-65.

Kota Open University:  Kota Open University was established in 1987. The university is located in Rajasthan and provides courses for many graduate and post graduate courses. The contact address is Hata Road, Akhelgarh, Kota-324010, Rajasthan, Tel.: 91-744-421254, Fax: 91-744-421769

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University: Located at Nasik, this university provides courses in different stream. The contact address of this university is Dnyanagangotri, Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik-422005, Maharashtra, Tel.: 91-253-340228, Fax: 91-253-341716

Karnataka State Open University: Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is well known for providing quality education in different streams at graduate and postgraduate levels. The contact address is Manasagangotri, Mysore - 570006,Karnataka, Tel.: 91-821-515149, Fax: 91-821-500846

Netaji Subhash Open University. This university is one of the premier state open universities in India. The university functions from six campuses. The contact address of main center is :Woodburn Park, Kolkata, West Bengal, Pin Code: 700020, Telephone: +91-33-2283-5157, Fax: +91-33-2283-5082

Rajarshi Tandon Open University: Located in Allahabad, the university provides courses in different streams.

Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University: Established in 1991, Madhya Pradesh Bhoj University is located in Bhopal. The contact address of the university is Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University , Kolar Road, Bhopal-462016, Tel: 0755-2492090, 2492091

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University: In 9994, this university was established understanding the importance of distance education. The contact address Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, R.C. Technical Compound, Opp. Gujarat High Court, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Sola,Ahmedabad-380 060. Tel : +91 -079-27663747,48,49,50,27665056,  Fax: +91 -079-27663750

Education through distance education provides less stress to the students. Numerous job opportunities await the students after completion of the course offered by these universities.



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