UGC Recognized Top Distance Universities in India

The Distance Education Council (DEC ) which was the erstwhile regulator of Distance Education programmes, has been dissolved and all regulatory functions are being undertaken by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The UGC is in the process of framing new Regulations for Distance Education.

List of top distance universities / colleges / Institutes in India which are allowed to offer approved programmes through distance mode during the academic year 2016 - 2017.

UGC Recognized Top Distance Universities by State

UGC Recognized Top Distance Universities in India

University / Institute University Type State
Andhra University State University Andhra Pradesh
Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Deemed University Andhra Pradesh
Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) Deemed University Andhra Pradesh
Acharya Nagarjuna University State University Andhra Pradesh
Sri Padmavati Mahila Vishwavidyalayam State University Andhra Pradesh
Rayalaseema University State University Andhra Pradesh
Rajiv Gandhi University Central University Arunachal Pradesh
Tezpur University Central University Assam
Assam Down Town University Private University Assam
Dibrugarh University State University Assam
Assam Don Bosco University Private University Assam
Gauhati University State University Assam
Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open State University Assam
Magadh University State University Bihar
Lalit Narayan Mithila University State University Bihar
Nalanda Open University State Open University Bihar
Pt. Sundarlal Sharma Open University State Open University Chhattisgarh
MATS University Private University Chhattisgarh
Institute of Rail Transport Private University Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU ) Central University Delhi
National Institute of Health and Family Welfare Govt. Institute Delhi
University of Delhi Central University Delhi
All India Management Association Private University Delhi
Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthana Deemed University Delhi
TECNIA Institute of Advanced Studies Private University Delhi
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University State Open University Gujarat
Kurukshetra University State University Haryana
Maharshi Dayanand University State University Haryana
Guru Jambheshwar University Distance Learning State University Haryana
University of Kashmir State University Jammu & Kashmir
University of Jammu State University Jammu & Kashmir
IFIM Business School Private Institute Karnataka
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana Deemed University Karnataka
National Law School of India University State University Karnataka
Kannur University State University Kerala
Indian Institute of Materials Management Private Institute Maharashtra
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University State Open University Maharashtra
University of Mumbai State University Maharashtra
Welingkar Institute of Management Private Institute Maharashtra
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University State University Maharashtra
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Deemed University Maharashtra
Tata Institute of Social Sciences Deemed University Maharashtra
Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning Private Institute Maharashtra
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Maharashtra
MIT School of Distance Education Private Institute Maharashtra
Shivaji University State University Maharashtra
Dr.D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Deemed University Maharashtra
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya Central University Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University State Open University Madhya Pradesh
Jiwaji University State University Madhya Pradesh
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya State University Madhya Pradesh
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya State University Madhya Pradesh
Asian School of Business Management Private Institute Odisha
Utkal University State University Odisha
Pondicherry University Central University PUDUCHERRY
Lovely Professional University Private University Punjab
Punjab University State University Punjab
Punjabi University State University Punjab
I.K. Gujaral Punjab Technical University State University Punjab
Vardhman Mahaveer Open University State Open University RAJASTHAN
Suresh Gyan Vihar University Private University RAJASTHAN
Jagannath University Private University RAJASTHAN
Sikkim Manipal University Private University Sikkim
Tamil Nadu Open University State Open University Tamil Nadu
Tamil University State University Tamil Nadu
Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha Govt. Institute Tamil Nadu
National Institute of Rural Development ( NIRD ) Govt. Institute Telangana
The English and Foreign Languages University Central University Telangana
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Deemed University Telangana
Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University State University Telangana
University of Hyderabad Central University Telangana
National Academy of Legal Studies & Research University State University Telangana
Maulana Azad National Urdu University Central University Telangana
Tripura University Central University Tripura
U.P Rajarshi Tandon Open University State Open University Uttar Pradesh
Swami Vivekanand Subharti University Private University Uttar Pradesh
Aligarh Muslim University Central University Uttar Pradesh
Integral University Private University Uttar Pradesh
Dayal Bagh Educational Institute Deemed University Uttar Pradesh
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Private University Uttrakhand
Uttarakhand Open University State Open University Uttrakhand
University of Kalyani State University West Bengal
Netaji Subhas Open University State Open University West Bengal
Vidyasagar University State University West Bengal
Rabindra Bharati University State University West Bengal
University of Burdwan State University West Bengal
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