List of colleges offering M.Sc Mathematics through Distance Education/Correspondence


The importance of mathematics has gone up in recent times. Due to this reason, there are many institutions within our country that offer students with the postgraduate level course in mathematics through the distant education mode. These courses are designed for those students who are unable to attend regular classes or are working. Students who desire to apply for this course will have to appear for an admission test set by those individual institutions. A listing of the institutions in India that provide M.Sc mathematics by Distance Education/Correspondence is given below.

Distance Education/Correspondence Colleges in North India

  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University
  • Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar
  • University Of Delhi

Distance Education/Correspondence Colleges South India

  • Acharya Nagrajuna University Center for Distance Education
  • Alagappa University
  • Alagappa University
  • Alagappa University
  • Andhra University
  • Andhra University
  • Annamalai University
  • Bangalore University
  • Bharathidasan University
  • Bharathiyar university
  • Calicut University
  • Dr BR Ambedkar Open University
  • Kakatiya University
  • Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education
  • Madras University
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
  • National Law School of India University
  • Osmania University
  • University of Madras

Distance Education/Correspondence Colleges East India

  • Netaji Subhash Open University
  • Nalanda Open University

Distance Education/Correspondence Colleges West India

  • University of Bombay
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU)

Distance Education/Correspondence Colleges Central India

  • Jiwaji University

Validity of distance learning Programs

There is no need for students to be bothered about the validity of the course certificate got after the completion of the distance education course. The only thing they should be careful about is to enquire if the Distance Education course is approved by DEC (Distance Education Council). Course certificates got from the Indira Gandhi National Open University and a few other institutions are recognized even abroad. Those people who have especially good experience will always have the opportunity to get good jobs anywhere they go.

Benefits of taking M.Sc Mathematics through Distance Education

Students will have the facility to work and study at the same time. They won’t have to take a break from their job when they take up this course. Distance education is also suitable for housewives or people with small children. This flexibility of the course makes it more attractive. For instance, students can view the notes late at night or early in the morning. This won’t upset any of their work schedules. In addition to this, they can practice the mathematical problems.  As mathematics is a difficult subject to take in at times, students can study during their free times without much pressure. One of the benefits of studying mathematics by distance education is that students can save a lot of money.



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3 Responses to “List of colleges offering M.Sc Mathematics through Distance Education/Correspondence”

  1. 3

    I finished bsc (maths).But i had one arier paper in final yearexam .shall i join msc (maths) or other PG courses.

  2. 2

    Pls give me the list of colleges under Calicut University and Mahatma Gandhi University in kerala that offer M sc Mathematics through distance education

  3. 1

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