Things to know about Correspondence Universities


It’s a known fact that correspondence courses have been a common phenomenon in the present scenario. These types of courses are beneficial to those individuals who are not very keen to attend the regular programs that are usually conducted by several colleges and universities. Correspondence programs are mainly undertaken by the individuals who cannot attend the regular or full time programs because of some inconveniences, as some individuals may be working hence distance programs are the most convenient mode of higher studies. There are a number of institutions who conduct such programs and according to the specifications the candidates can enroll themselves for various online programs.

Nowadays, many individuals are taking admission to various universities offering distance education for the various academic programs. The universities have also raised their level of study as part of their initiative to provide better standard to the courses which are offered. The correspondence universities offer the academic programs as per the curriculum that they specifically design for their courses. The future of these programs is very bright as the number of students who undertake these programs are scaling up.

Correspondence Universities

There are several universities which offer the correspondence programs. Now, almost all the students are aware about the various programs which are offered by the different correspondence universities. Some of the most prominent universities offering the correspondence programs are as follows –

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) – This is one of the most reputed and largest university in the country which offer various correspondence programs and other certification courses in India. This is an open university which offers almost all the academic programs including the various post graduate programs including MBA, MCA etc. The candidates need to attend a few classes or sessions in between. For some of the post graduate courses the candidates have to appear for the IGNOU entrance test separately.

Annamalai University – This University also offer courses in all the major streams including the post graduation and doctorate programs and all.

ICFAI University – This is also one among the popular universities which offer the correspondence programs in India. A number of educational programs are offered by this university in various areas or sectors such as Banking, management, insurance, commerce, finance, IT, Law etc. The exams are conducted around 4 times in a year in case of ICFAI University.

Sikkim Manipal University – This is also another well known institute which offer educational programs at all the levels including graduation, post graduation, doctorate programs, diploma programs, management related programs etc.

Some of the other important correspondence universities are as follows –

  • Indian Institute of Commerce and Trade (IICT)
  • Symbiosis Center of Distance Learning (SCDL)
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Nalanda Open University
  • Karnataka Open University
  • University of Madras Institute of Distance Education
  • Amity school of Distance Learning
  • AAI-Deemed University

The correspondence universities offer the course in such a way which helps the candidates to enhance their knowledge and skill and think in a particularly good manner. The candidates need to look in to various factors and a careful analysis should be made before opting for a particular correspondence courses. The whole importance and benefits of the courses is totally on the basis of the institutes which offer such courses and the relative syllabus and curriculum offered by them.



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3 Responses to “Things to know about Correspondence Universities”

  1. 3

    I want to do correspondence B.Tech. mechanical from KSOU. But,I confused that, have a so much demand to this from industries in pune? I have completed my diploma .

  2. 2

    will you please tell me about universities offering correspondence course ??

  3. 1
    v.g. ravindran:

    If i want to do a correspondence course in M.Com from Universities outside Mumbai, can I give the exams in Mumbai?

    what would be the fees