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Major Updates On ODL & Online Learning Programs By UGC

Jan 30, 2023 10.1K Reads

Recently, UGC has issued a notice regarding ODL & online learning programs. In the important notice of UGC, it has mentioned a few pointers for those who are looking forward to studying either in the ODL (Open & Distance Learning) & Online Mode. Refer to the points below to be aware of the UGC’s important notice: 

  • The University Grants Commission (UGC) has declared that students who are taking admission to the ODL & online learning programs are not required to give Common University Entrance Test (CUET).  In its latest update, UGC said “Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is not applicable/not required for admission to any ODL and Online programmes being offered at any level.”
  • Furthermore, UGC has mentioned several other points in the notice regarding which courses are permissible for ODL & online learning and which are not.
    • It has come to the limelight that UG/PG/PG Diploma courses that have mentioned “aviation”  in their name are not permissible or allowed for both ODL & Online mode. “Programmes having aviation in nomenclature in any discipline at UG/PG/Post Graduate Diploma levels are NOT permitted in ODL and Online mode,” said UGC. 
    • Next, it has declared that programs either degree or diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management are only valid for Open & Distance Learning (ODL) mode not for the online mode. 

For UGC guidelines click here.

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