The School of Open Learning [a part of the Campus of Open Learning] formerly; known as The School of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education, established under the University of Delhi in 1962, is a pioneer Institution in the field of Distance Education in India. The School of Open Learning [SOL] offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate course
The School of Open Learning [a part of the Campus of Open Learning] formerly known as The School of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education, established under the University of Delhi in 1962, is a pioneer Institution in the field of Distance Education in India. The School of Open Learning [SOL] offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in various streams of Humanities, Commerce and Vocational subjects. The medium of instruction is primarily through well prepared printed course material which is distributed by mail to all the enrolled students. This is also supplemented through Personal Contact Program conducted for the benefit of students at various study centers run by the School. In addition, the School maintains a well-stocked library to facilitate wide exposure to contemporary developments in streams of courses offered. The School also has a South Study Centre at South Moti Bagh, New Delhi. A well appointed faculty is always available at the main campus for academic interaction with students. The School offers learning through the distance education mode which is a viable alternative for students who need a flexible medium of instruction to attain higher education and vocational skills. Last academic year saw a total enrolment of close to 150,000 students at the School. Fee Concession Fee Concession is granted on merit-cum means basis. A student whose family income from all sources is below Rs. 8,000/- per month and who has studied in a government school will be considered for this facility. The unemployed students belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes category can be granted exemption from payment of Tuition Fee after seeking admission on production of Caste and Income Certificates from appropriate authority, provided his/her parents do not pay Income Tax. The students are required to apply afresh for the fee concession every year on promotion to next class. The Students Welfare Committee may consider applications from other needy and deserving students also for the grant of financial aid. Students belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes are advised to apply to their respective State Governments for financial assistance to defray the expenses of their education. The University employees and those working in University affiliated colleges on permanent posts can be granted exemption from payment of tuition fee.
Number of Students: 6751