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Introduction
Updated on 25 Oct, 2019


The School of Management Studies, began its academic operations in 1987 with the launch of Diploma in Management as a pilot programme of the University. The School today offers 9 programmes in Management and 13 programmes in Commerce.

The IGNOU Management Programme is one of the leading Management Programmes in the world and imparts quality flexible education at the doorstep of the learners.

The School follows a multimedia approach in programme delivery. It comprises of self-learning printed course material packages supporting audio-video programmes, face to face interaction with academic counselors at study centres, assignment for assessment and feedback, telecast of video programmes on Doordarshan, broadcast of audio / video programmes through Gyan Vani (interactive radio counseling) and teleconferencing through Gyan Darshan and DTH. The School adopts many other learner friendly features available on IGNOU platform.

The programmes offered by the School are designed in modular format offering maximum flexibility to the learners including multiple exit points. In recent years the school has collaborated with various apex institutions to develop programmes catering to the needs of specific target groups. School has plans to develop programmes in various emerging areas to address the country’s need of trained and qualified workforce.

The School of Management Studies has been established to provide developmental avenue for working personnel and professionals for acquiring management qualifications to upgrade and refine their managerial skills, capabilities, and orientation. The School aims to impart lifelong learning opportunities to the learners in the specific domains like leadership, entrepreneurial skills, and professional competence. The Programmes offered by the School are useful and geared to fulfill identified gaps in the corporate and business world.