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Updated on 17 Jul, 2020

MA in Distance Education (MADE)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 10,800
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This programme has been designed for people who have an interest in open and distance education (either by virtue of being an employee in the open distance learning system or willing to work in the system). In-service teachers of Distance Education Centres and Open Universities would be highly benefitted from the Programme. However, a graduate in any discipline is eligible to enroll in MADE.


Lateral entry to second year shall be given to those who have earlier completed DDE/PGDDE. Students who are seeking lateral entry have to follow the procedure and payment for credit transfer as laid down by the Student Registration Division.

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The Master of Arts in Distance Education (MADE) is an integrated programme of two years duration. This programme has been designed to develop human resources in various specialised areas of Distance Education.
A student after successfully completing five courses in the first year can obtain a Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) degree and after completing another five courses in second year can be awarded Master of Arts in Distance Education (MADE) degree.
MADE programme is of minimum two years and maximum six years duration. MADE has been on offer since January 2012 cycle. Those who will be admitted to MADE two years programme may decide to complete five courses in the first year, and may get an exit with PGDDE, if so desire. Those who have earlier completed DDE/PGDDE can have lateral entry for second year (from January 2013 onwards) and after completion of the programme may claim a MADE degree.
Aims and Objectives
It aims to promote awareness about the concept and utility of ODL in India and other developing countries and to develop the much-needed human resources for the existing Open Universities and Directorates of Distance Education. The MADE programme consists of 10 courses.
Total fees for the full programme is Rs. 10,800/- to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year.
For further information about MADE programme and its courses please contact:
Programme Coordinator: Dr. Anita Priyadarshini


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