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Jamia Millia Islamia begins admission process for 13 distance courses in 2019

The Confirmation Comes Amid Speculations That The University Grant Commission (UGC) May Derecognise The Open And Distance Learning Section Of The Varsity.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 17 Feb 2019, 09:18:30 PM
Jamia Millia Islamia begins admission process for 13 distance courses in 2019 (File Photo)

New Delhi:

Much to the students' delight, the Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI) has last week started the registration process for admission to 13 distance programmes run by the Centre for Distance and Open Learning (CDOL). Earlier, the varsity confirmed that the CDOL has not been derecognised and is going to offer a slew of courses in distance mode right after the clearance from the UGC. The confirmation comes amid speculations that the University Grant Commission (UGC) may derecognise the Open and Distance Learning section of the varsity.

However, the commission on last Friday finally approved the programmes offered by the Centre for Distance and Open Learning (CDOL) and applications have been invited for sessions 2018-19 and 2019-20 in the Jamia Millia Islamia. The newly introduced CDOL programmes are mentioned below:

1. Bachelor of Business Administration (B.BA)

2. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

3. Bachelor of Commerce (International Business and Finance)

4. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

5. M.Com

6. Master of Arts (M.A) in Education

7. M.A English

8. M.A Hindi

9. M.A History

10. M.A Human Resource Management

11. M.A Public Administration

12. M.A Political Science

13. M.A Sociology

For admission to above mentioned CDOL programmes students should go through the Admission Notification-II at official website of the varsity that is The applications form for both the General and Indian Defence Services candidates are available at

As per the official notification, application forms, completed in all respects, must be submitted either to Programme Coordinator, CDOL or selected Study Centre. The last date for submission of admission forms or completion of admission formalities for all programmes except B.Ed is February 28, 2019. The aspirants for B.Ed programmes will have to submit their application forms on or before February 21, 2019. The application forms will be accepted on all days including Saturdays/Sundays between 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM at CDOL Jamia Millia Islamia Offices.

About the Jamia Millia Islamia University:

The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is a Dual Mode University offering various programmes through Regular and Distance Mode education. launched the Centre for Distance and Open Learning, with the assistance of Distance Education Council, in September 2002, to provide opportunities for higher education to those who otherwise are not able to draw benefits from the conventional systems of education.

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First Published : 17 Feb 2019, 09:09:33 PM