Age has never been a barrier for improvement of educational qualifications. One can study anywhere using flexible time to increase his educational standard. An individual, whether he is a student, a professional, a retired person or a housewife can at any place and at their own convenient time, increase their knowledge and social standing by doing LPU distance learning.
LPU is a well reputed university which is recognized by the University Grants Commission, a statutory body of the Government of India and is included in the list of Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section –2(f)of the UGC Act 1956. LPU is also a member of The Association of Indian Universities .LPU Distance Education M.Com is recognized by the University Grants Commission –Distance Education Bureau.LPU is located in Jalandhar which is well connected to all parts of India.
LPU offers many distance educational courses –in the management field -bachelor of business administration and masters of business administration. In the computer applications or information technology field,LPU offers BCA, BSc IT,DCA, MCA and M.SC.IT courses. In the commerce stream, LPU offers B.Com and M.Com course.While in the library and information sciences LPU offers DLIS, MLIS and BLIS courses. In the arts stream, LPU offers the following courses B.A., M.A. in economics, mathematics, English, history, sociology, political science, Hindi, education, psychology and Punjabi. Hence, LPU offers a wide exhaustive range of various educational courses through its distance educational programme. The prospectus and application forms for each of these courses can be purchased from the division of admissions at the University or can be easily downloaded from the website.
The advantage of doing distance education courses from LPU are manifold, however, one of the main advantage is that there are many personal contact programmes arranged at the university campus where live sessions are conducted in which students can clear all their doubts. A student can also request the faculty to specially coach him in his weak topic. In the personal contact programme students can also interact with each other for better understanding of the subjects.LPU distance learning has well qualified faculty who are very knowledgeable and always ready to help the students patiently.LPU offers the distance education students to visit the university campus and a good feel of student life. An orientation course is conducted to inform the students about the university systems, support services, e-connect, study materials and so on.
LPU distance learning educational courses offers online study material free of cost. The study material provided is simple to understand, having many graphs, picturesand diagrams and case studies to impart practical knowledge. It also has margins for making necessary notes. However, students who wish to have aprintout copy of the study materials will have to pay a necessary minimum fees.
LPU offers its distance educational students to attend various conferences, seminars and workshops to improve their academic and professional competence. This also helps to supplement the self-confidence of the student. Distance education students are always encouraged to participate in various cultural and sports events.
Finally, to conclude, LPU distance education programmes offers various placement drives in different locations for its students which is highly beneficial to them.