I am pleased that for the quality education you are considering to study at Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, an institution renowned for research, teaching and learning excellence. Kurukshetra University has a commitment to prepare a class of proficient scholars and professionals with ingrained human values and commitment to expand the frontiers of knowledge for the advancement of society.
The Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University is a pioneer Institute of higher learning in the state. It caters to the needs of learners who want to pursue studies further while continuing with jobs or who might not be able to attend a full-time course for various reasons. It is a matter of great pride that the excellent quality of course material, faculty, delivery methodology and student support services have been recognized and that the Kurukshetra University has been ranked the No.1 for Distance Learning by the prestigious Career 360 Survey. Directorate of Distance Education has also been selected for the prestigious Dyandeep Award in 2015 making education accessible to the masses.
Keeping pace with r e c e n t advances in various disciplines of study and the emerging societal needs, the Directorate has re-structured a number of courses. The focus of the Directorate has also been on consolidating traditional courses and making them interactive for students. Presently, the Directorate offers 35 courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and approximately 25,000 students are enrolled in these programmes per annum. All the courses offered by the Directorate are recognized by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
To facilitate its prospective and enrolled students, the directorate has launched its own Website www.ddekuk.ac.in . The admission process and delivery of course material is also available online. The Directorate also supplements the course contents through Radio broadcast lectures series Gyan Sanchar by All India Radio, and telecast under EDUSAT programme from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
I hope this prospectus will provide you all the information for admission and related activities of Directorate of Distance Education. It has been designed to help you explore different degree requirements, fee structure, and other on- campus facilities for students and so on.
We encourage you to choose Directorate of Distance Education for better prospective, and look forward to welcome you in Kurukshetra University.
Dr. Kailash Chandra Sharma,Vice-ChancellorKurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.