Centre for Distance Learning, GITAM, Visakhapatnam
Established in 1980 with the objective to become a global pioneer in higher education, the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) is a distinguished, multi-disciplinary university. To foster outcome-oriented, entrepreneurial education, the university has a dedicated Venture Development Centre to motivate promising young business leaders.The university has an efficient Career Guidance Centre to furnish adequate guidance and skills to students across diverse domains. The university has been granted a Grade ‘A’ from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
In the year 2009-10, GITAM formed its distance learning branch, the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL). Other than elaborative self-learning material, the Centre offers interactive and comprehensive education to its distance-learning students through audio lessons and group discussions via the educational radio channel, Gyan Vani. Also, the students are offered a quick resolution of their grievances through the student portal. The Centre for Distance Learning (CDL) has been duly approved by the Distance education Bureau (DEB) of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
The Centre for Distance Learning (CDL) at GITAM offers access to supplemental resources at the sole library for distance learning students. Also, the students can use the resources available at the university’s main library. This helps students to have a better grasp of the conceptual knowledge of their courses.
To endow students with an engaging learning experience, the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL) offers students with creative learning material in the form of lectures and debates at the educational radio channel, named Gyan Vani. Also, to provide an interactive classroom eco-system to the students, the Gyan Vani radio channel broadcasts question-answer sessions for the students to provide conceptual clarity to them.
To bridge the gap between distance and mainstream education, the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL) delivers holistic lessons in the form of video lectures. This is done to supplement the printed self-learning material provided to the students.
To encourage the active involvement of students in the distance learning education process, the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL) has instituted an exclusive portal for students. The students are notified of any events, talks, seminars, etc. conducted at the campus. Also, the portal gives timely updates to students on the placement drives happening on campus for their career growth.
The centre envisions delivering holistic education to anyone who desires to learn and evolve. To achieve this vision, the centre provides open access to resources to anyone who visits its website. A person can easily download the resources of any course that the centre is offering from the comfort of their home. Also, the students can also download the sample question that appears and those of previous years to evaluate and improve their knowledge.
To facilitate the smooth assimilation of the students in distance learning education, the centre provides a range of learner support services, with respect to curriculum and examination. These services are easily accessible on the website of the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL).
|SPECIALISATION||FEE (Per Year)||ELIGIBILITY||Duration|
|General||14,000||Graduate in any field from a recognised university + Must have qualified GAT examination conducted by GITAM University||2 Years|
|HRM||14,000||Graduate in any field from a recognised university + Must have qualified GAT examination conducted by GITAM University||2 Years|
In order to take admission into the distance courses, a candidate has to fill in a detailed online application form. After which he/she/they have to pay the fee.
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