Directorate of Distance Education

School Name
Directorate of Distance Education
School Image
DDE Image
School Head Designation
School Address
Maulana Azad National Urdu University,
Gachibowli
School Address City/Campus
Hyderabad
School Address State
School Address Pin
500032
School Telephone Number(s)
040-23008402/03/04
School Fax Number(s)
040-23008463
School Profile

The University has initiated its distance mode programmes from its year of inception. The DDE has set up 9 Regional Centres (Delhi, Patna, Bangalore, Bhopal, Darbhanga, Srinagar, Kolkatta, Mumbai, Ranchi) and 5 Sub-Regional Centres (Hyderabad, Jammu, Amravati, Lucknow, Nuh) across the country so as to provide academic and administrative support to the students. The RCs and SRCs facilitate the students with support services; management of Study Centres and admission process. At present there are 161 Study Centes within the purview of these RCs/SRCs. The DDE endeavours to facilitate online admission process in near future. It also aims to provide audio-visual material to the students along with SLM. The University has established Instructional Media Centre for the preparation of audio-visual educational programmes. A large number of audio-visual educational programmes has been prepared by the Media Centre. These programmes can be viewed on Youtube. DDE offers PG programmes (M.A. Urdu; English; History and Islamic Studies), UG programmes (B. A.; B. Sc. (BZC); B. Sc. (MPC) and B. Ed.); Diploma programme (Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication and Diploma in Teach English); and Certificate courses (Proficiency in Urdu through English and Functional English). The graduation, post graduation and diploma certificates awarded by the University are at par with the certificates of recognized Universities. Day-by-day the strength of the students is growing. Thus, the DDE is striving hard to reach the unreached. According to a recent survey by Outlook the University's distance education was ranked sixth among the top 30 national level institutions in the country