School of Open Learning, University of Delhi
The University of Delhi is the most prestigious university in the country. It is known all over the
globe for its high educational standards, diverse academic programmes and innovative
curriculum. Over the years, the university has fostered a culture of research driven learning. It
has adopted a modern infrastructure in order to provide the best earning atmosphere to the
students. The university today offers more than 500 programmes and has emerged as an
epitome of excellence, integrity and openness of thought.
The University of Delhi launched the School of Open Learning in 1962. School of Open Learning
offers courses in the field of Arts & Humanities and Commerce. The school offers valuable
printed study material to promote self-learning among students. The course curriculum is at par
with that of regular courses so as to make sure that there is no gap in learning. Additionally, it
offers Personal Contact Programs through its study centres to address students’ doubts. Not
only does the university impart an excellent academic curriculum but also it helps develop
vocational skills among students for their holistic development.
School of Distance Learning launched a library in 1962. It offers both print and digital resources to the students. The university believes that “Distance Learning Community is entitled to library services & resources equivalent to those provided for students & faculty in traditional-campus settings.” Additionally, the university has other e-learning resources such as e-journals, e-books database, National Digital Library of India, Open Access Educational Resources Library, and much more.
The School has subscribed to National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content. It consists of 6000+ Journals including 180+ e-Indian journals and 31,35,000+ e-books. These resources belong to various fields.
The School has launched an “Enabling Unit” for the students who are disabled. The university provides various facilities and resources to the students such as Daisy Players, Read Easy Reading Machines, Read it HD Scholar, Braille Display, Braille Sense U2 and Braille Face & NVDA Screen Reader Software.
The students enrolled in distance courses are given an opportunity to develop managerial skills and entrepreneurial mindset through government initiatives such as Skill India, Start Up India, NITI Ayog, Digital India and many more.
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