Oct. 31, 2011
-- Education beyond the Campus, the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning (DODL) of Lovely Professional University launched its Distance Education Study Programmes across the country. LPU, the largest University of India has opened a total number of 155 study centres for distance learning programmes in India which includes Punjab, New Delhi & NCR, Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Jammu & Kashmir. These centres are aimed to provide both academic as well as administrative support to students. LPU has opened two study centres in Jalandhar also.
Commenting on this development, Chancellor, Mr. Ashok Mittal, LPU said, “Distance Education courses are an efficient way for the students to enhance learning and to expand access to higher education,” He further added that “By opening the LPU Study Centres for Distance Learning, we are ensuring that an innovative pedagogy is developed to help students get education which is flexible, economical, convenient and effective by all means.”
Under LPU DE, students are provided with Study Material, Contact Classes and various Online Resources to facilitate, rather make easy, student learning. With the help of LPU’s online software - Learning Management Solutions (LMS), students will be able to see their assignments, study material, fees deposited, and curriculum and also they can give their mock test online.
LPU DE programmes are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC), an apex body for the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system in India, and Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC for running Distance Education Programmes. The recognized Distance Education programmes are considered equivalent to their corresponding Regular programmes and are valid for Employment and Higher Studies. For admission related queries, students can also call at 1800-3001-1800 or e-mail at odl.admissions@