10,013 Students For Distance Learning Programmes

10,013 Students For Distance Learning Programmes

The Institute of Distance and e-Learning of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Kumasi Campus, has admitted 10,013 fresh students to pursue various under-graduate and post-graduate programmes. They are drawn from three regions – Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo and Western. The acting Vice Chancellor, the Reverend Father Professor Anthony Afful-Broni, said the goal was to provide opportunity for everybody to access university education conveniently from their doorstep at manageable cost. Performing the matriculation ceremony in Kumasi, he said this was being done without sacrificing quality. He expressed discomfort with the practice where…

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MHRD Invites Application For 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship In UK For Masters, PHD Programmes

MHRD Invites Application For 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship In UK For Masters, PHD Programmes

MHRD Invites Application For 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship In UK NEW DELHI: Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) has invited application from eligible candidates for 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is for students in Master’s and doctoral degree programme. The study will commence in September/ October 2018. There is a provision for maximum 65 nominations for the scholarship out of which 26 have to be for PhD. Candidates wishing to apply for the scholarship can do so in the online mode. The last date to apply…

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New distance learning rules: Universities need fresh approvals from UGC for programmes

New distance learning rules: Universities need fresh approvals from UGC for programmes

Universities offering programmes through distance mode will now be regulated under the University Grants Commission (UGC) (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017, notified by the commission on Friday. The commission, through the regulations, has laid down the minimum standards of instruction for the grant of degree at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels through open and distance learning mode. According to officials, under the new regulations, students will also be allowed to take up to 20% of the total courses being offered in a particular programme in a semester through the…

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IGNOU offers Admissions for Distance Management Programmes

IGNOU offers Admissions for Distance Management Programmes

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi has invited applications for admission to distance Master of Business Administration (MBA), Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDIM), Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets Practice (PGDFMP) programmes. Admissions is offered for the session 2016. Eligibility Criteria: Candidates should have a graduation in any discipline with 50% marks for general category / 45% for reserved category, with 3…

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