02 July, 2022

Regional Centre


MA in Distance Education (MADE)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Graduate in any discipline OR Those  who have earlier completed DDE/PGDDE can have lateral entry for second year of M.A (Distance Education) and after completion will claim a M.A. (Distance Education) Degree. OR Those who get admission to M.A (Distance Education) two year programme may decide to complete 05 courses (30 Credits) of the first year, and may get an exit with PGDDE, if so desire.

The programme aims at building professional human resources in distance education who can take up research and training activities in the field. The minimum and maximum duration to complete these programmes are one year and four years, respectively

Admission Procedures

IGNOU announces walk-in registration throughout the year for admission to January and July academic sessions. Student Handbook and Prospectus are available at the IGNOU Headquarters and at the Regional and Study Centres. Student registration is done at all the Regional Centres between May and October in India, and through sponsoring institutions in the case of foreign students. All graduates are eligible for admission to the PGDDE Programme.
Those who have completed erstwhile DDE or PGDDE Programme of IGNOU are eligible for admission to the MADE Programme. Both Programmes commence in January and July every year.

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