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The online degree programs are very convenient and economical means for acquiring educational degrees at diverse academic or professional levels in any desired streams or subjects. Therefore, these distance learning programs are not only immensely popular among the working students and professionals, but are also very suitable for housewives, college students, busy businesspersons, jobs seekers, entrepreneurs, and persons who are in quest of any additional degrees for enrichment, diversification, or promotion of careers. Consequently, these online degree programs have become part and parcel of the sector of education and teaching in almost all countries of the world, inseparably including India. Moreover, popularity of these courses is on constant rise every year, with inclusion of many new subjects or disciplines.

Today in the entire world over, there are over 500 online degree programs available in a rather wide range of subjects, and at levels varying from diploma and undergraduate to postgraduate and doctoral. Out of a rather large number of universities offering online degree programs, about 150 are immensely famous in countries all across the whole world. Noteworthy here is the fact that these online degree education programs are most creative and beneficial when these are rich in curricula of international standards, and are received from prestigious universities and institutes of national or international repute.

List of Online Degree Programs in India

In India also, recognition and popularity of online degree programs are fast increasing year by year in all fields of education, occupation, profession, and services. At present, there are around 300 online degrees programs offered by about 230 educational institutions, in the below mentioned subjects, and at diverse academic hierarchies. All online degree programs in india are approved and regulated by the Distance Education Council [DEC] of India. At present, enormously popular, generally and highly prioritized, and the best online degrees programs in India, are in the following subjects and disciplines: Arts and Humanities; Nursing; Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Public Health; Business Administration and Management; Information Technology; Mass Communication and Journalism; Law and Paralegal; Accounts and Commerce; Psychology; Some Branches of Medical Sciences; Education and Teaching; Social Sciences; Life Sciences; Telecommunications; Biotechnology; Languages and Literature; Library and Information Science; Industrial Manufacturing & Production; Media and Entertainment; Entrepreneurship; Animation; Culinary and Hospitality; Travels and Tourism; Fashion Technology; Internet and Multimedia; Pharmacy; e-Business and Commerce; Medical Assisting; Insurance; Banking and Finance; Distribution and Marketing; Hospital Administration; Industrial and Public Relations; Genetics; Pharmaceuticals; Fine Arts & Design; and many other employment-oriented and highly prolific disciplines or subjects.

Again, the most reputed, internationally popular, and top universities and institutes for online degree programs in India, are the following at present:

  • IGNOU, New Delhi
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Sikkim Manipal University [SMU-DE], Manipal
  • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune
  • IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute, Ghaziabad
  • University of Delhi [SOL], New Delhi
  • Annamalai University [DDE], Annamalai Nagar
  • Indian Institutes of Management [IIMs]
  • Indian Institutes of Technology [IITs]
  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • ICFAI University, Tripura
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (Kerala)
  • Karnataka State Open University, Mysore
  • Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
  • University of Pune, Pune
  • Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
  • Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu)
  • Nalanda Open University, Patna
  • Punjab Technical University [PTU], Jalandhar
  • Central, State, and Private Universities