About CDE/Us

About CDE/About us

 

Shivaji University, Kolhapur has external Examination system from its beginning for those students who are not able to take conventional education. Grants of Distance Education Council (DEC) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, University established Centre for Distance Education (CDE) in the year 2005 and its actual functioning started from the year 2007. This external section is converted into the CDE by offering Self-Instructional Material, Contact Sessions etc. facilities for fulfilling the students’ academic needs. Centre for Distance Education offers two undergraduate courses i.e., B.A. (Languages and Social Sciences) and ten Post- Graduate Programmes i.e., M.A. (Languages and Social Sciences), M.Com., M.B.A., M.Sc. (Mathematics) and M.Com. (Valuation of Real Estate), Post Graduate Diploma in Translation and CDE plans to start new need – based courses in future. The distance learners opt different subjects and courses of their choice from available programmes/courses. The Centre has developed 348 Self Instructional Materials (SIM) from the subject experts for the distance education learner’s self-study. The degrees students received through distance education are helpful for getting the job, promotion in the present job or for appearing the competitive examination. Thus, Centre for Distance Education (CDE) is working in the area of Higher Education and taking efforts to make higher education accessible to the deprived, disadvantaged and marginalized group of society and carry the social responsibility of Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

 

    1. Establishment of Centre for Distance Education

All over India among the age group of 18 - 23 only 23.6% (2014 – 2015) students are enrolled for the Higher Education. However Central Government of India is expecting 30 % Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) by 2020. Enrolment of students for Higher Education hampers due to various hurdles such as students’ financial problems, due to business or service, family responsibilities, etc. considering all these hurdles in the enrolment of higher education Shivaji University, Kolhapur has provided opportunity of Higher Education through the grants from Distance Education Council (DEC) of (IGNOU) by establishing the Centre for Distance Education in the year 2005 when started functioning from the year 2007.

 

 

Programmes offered by Centre for Distance Education

Sr.

No.

Name of Programme

 

Specialization Offered

Medium of Instruction

Duration of Course

(in Years)

 

1

 

B.A.

English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Ardhamagadhi, Sanskrit

Relevant Languages

 

3

 

2

 

B.A.

History, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Education

English & Marathi

 

3

 

3

 

B.Com.

Advanced Accountancy, Advanced Costing, Taxation, Industrial Management, Insurance, Advanced

Banking

 

English & Marathi

 

3

4

M.A.

(Languages)

Marathi, English, Hindi

Relevant Languages

2

5

M.A. (Social

Sciences)

History, Economics, Sociology,

Political Science

English &

Marathi

 

2

 

 

6

 

 

M.Com.

Advanced Accountancy, Advanced Costing, Advanced Banking & Financial System, Taxation, Co- operation & Rural Development,

Business Administration

 

 

English

 

 

2

7

M.Sc.

Mathematics

English

2

 

8

 

M.B.A.

Marketing Management Financial Management

Human Resource Management Production & Operations Management

 

English

 

2

 

9

P.G. Diploma in Translation

Indian & Foreign Languages as per requirement

English,

Hindi & Marathi

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features of Centre for Distance Education

Centre for Distance Education courses are enhanced with the various features as shown below:

 

  • Best Facilities
  • Updates of Programme on University Website
  • Self-Instructional Material (SIM)
  • Nearest Study Centre
  • Qualified Expert Faculty Members
  • NET/SET
  • Contact Sessions
  • Internal & External Evaluation
  • Information Desk

 

 

 

 

 


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