Centre for Distance and Online Education


दूरस्थ एवं ऑनलाइन शिक्षा केंद्र

कुरुक्षेत्र विश्वविद्यालय, कुरुक्षेत्र

("A++" Grade, NAAC Accredited)


Message From the Director

The Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (A++ Grade NAAC accredited) was established in 1976 with one motive, “reaching the unreached” by offering “the quality education at learner’s door step.” The Directorate has been fulfilling the academic aspirations of thousands of higher education seekers who are deprived of formal education due to some constraint or those who wish to upgrade their qualification and competence. The impetus of the Directorate is to digitally (ICT Programmes), reach out to large number of education seekers with quality educational material to address the issues of equity across geographic, social and demographic barriers.

To-day, the Directorate is providing Diploma, under-graduate and post- graduate education in forty programmes having an enrolment over 20000 students. In addition to conventional Bachelor and Master degree Programmes, the Directorate offers a number of professional programmes like BCA, PGDCA, M.Sc Computer Science (Software), MCA, MBA, MBA.(HM), LL.M, PGDJMC, MA in Mass Communication, D.Lib & Inf. Sc., B.Lib & Inf. Sc., M.Lib & Inf. Sc., CCU, PGDT & B.Ed along with environmental education courses. All the courses offered by the Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra are recognized by the Distance Education Bureau of UGC, New Delhi. These courses are recognized for the purpose of employment to the posts and services under the Central/State Governments.

B.Ed (2-Year) programme offered by the Directorate (approved by NCTE) is planned to update basic knowledge of the teachers in the subject and sharpening competence and skills for effective teaching at Secondary School level. This programme trains the in-service teachers for class room transactions, management and remedial methods and evolving requirements of the fast and slow learners in modern scenario. Academic inputs in the form of study material, personal contact programmes, assignments etc. are complimented and fortified with ICT. The Directorate is committed to keep the students abreast in the fast changing educational scenario. 

At this juncture, I congratulate all those aspirants who have already succeeded in transforming their career through distance learning from Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. On the other hand, as a prospective student, I welcome you to explore options that may be available to you in our various academic programmes and please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information.

I welcome the quality education seekers to the Directorate of Distance Education.

Prof. Manjula Chaudhary
Centre for distance and online education,

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.