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Jadavpur University Distance Education Brief Information

University Contact Information
Address Jadavpur University, 188 RAJA S C MULLIK ROAD, Kolkata 700032
Phone & Fax EPABX : 2414-6666/6194/6643/6495/6443, Fax - (033) 2413-7121/2414-6414
Website http://www.jaduniv.edu.in


Jadavpur University is located in Kolkata. It offers PG and PG Diploma courses. Jadavpur University got DEC Programme-wise Regular Recognition from 2009-10 for conducting M.A and PG Diploma distance education courses.

Jadavpur University was founded in 1955 and has been identified by the Universities Grants Commission as one of only five Universities with Potential for Excellence in India.

Courses - University offers following courses through distance learning -

  • DEC Approved (1) M.A. in Environment and Development and (2) PG Diploma in (a) Multimedia and Web Technology, (b) Risk Management and (c) Financial Engineering
  • Courses in collaboration with (1) Spastics Society of Eastern India, (2) Community-Based Rehabilitation and (3) Vocational Courses
  • M.A. in Sustainable Development from Staffordshire University in Partnership


Methodology - Staffordshire University in Partnership with Jadavpur University offers M.A. in Sustainable Development. It is a online learning mode course, and can be accessed by computers with Internet access at home or elsewhere. It is Standard three-year part-time duration; or alternative two-year version, involving three months of full-time work on campus at Staffordshire University in the UK.


Workshops - For M.A in Sustainable Development, weekend workshops are held twice a year at Jadavpur University. These offer vital opportunities for students and staff from Staffordshire and Jadavpur University to interact, support learning and monitor progress of the students.


Selection - Admission to PG courses are made through Merit. Eligibility is graduation (Hons.) in any discipline from a recognised university. Applicants with work experience will be given preference. Staffordshire University is offering a small number of scholarships, covering 75% of tuition fees for M.A. in Sustainable Development course.


Application Procedure - Application form for DEC approved distance courses can be obtained and completed applications are submitted in Jadavpur University and its approved study centres in West Bengal. For Online course (M.A in Sustainable Development), application procedures are explained at the website - http://www.staffs.ac.uk/schools/sciences/distlearn/sustain/india/applications.


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