Distance Learning Postgraduate (PG) Courses

A distance learning postgraduate degree (M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, M.B.A and M.C.A, M.Phil, and PhD) in any subject can be pursued only after the students have completed their graduation in the relevant subjects. Opting for a distance learning masters degree is definitely a good idea because it adds to the knowledge base of the students besides giving them an added advantage in the job market. PG courses are available for Arts, Commerce as well as the Science subjects and they can be pursued through traditional forms of education as well as distance learning.

The reason why correspondence PG courses have become so popular is the fact that it provides the option of education without being confined within the four walls of the classrooms. In case there are working individuals who are interested in going for higher studies and want to carry on with their professional lives as well, distance learning is the perfect choice they can make. Take a look at the table below that provides information about the various open universities in India and the distance learning postgraduate courses they offer.

Distance Learning Masters Degrees


Name of the University Masters Degree in M.Phil in PhD in
Indira Gandhi National Open University Arts (English, Distance Education, Political Science, Hindi, Rural Development, Economics, Sociology, Library and Information Science) Commerce, Science (Food Service Management, Dietetics, Hospitality and Management) - History, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Library and Information Science, Education, Sociology, Tourism Studies
Kota Open University Arts, Business Administration, Education - Commerce, Education, History, Economics, Management, Political Science, Library Science
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Arts, Science, Commerce, Business Administration Subject not specified Communication, Distance Education, Educational Communication
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University Arts(History, Public Administration, Library Science, Political Science, Economics), Science (Mathematics), Business Administration Development Studies Development Studies
Nalanda Open University Arts (Psychology, Political Science), Education - -
Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University Business Administration, Computer Application - -
Karnataka State Open University Commerce, Arts(Political Science, Urdu, Sanskrit, English, Hindi, Economics, Kannada, Sociology, History), Commerce, Education, Business Administration Subject not specified Subject not specified
Annamalai University Commerce (Computer Applications), Business Administration, Science(Software Technology, Bioinformatics, Information Technology) Arts, Indian Languages, Science, Education -
Kurukshetra University Science (Geography and Mathematics) - -
Uttarakhand Open University Arts(Hindi, Sociology, Economics, Music, Psychology, History, English, Sanskrit, Mass Communication), Science( Yoga and Holistic Health, Information Technology), Commerce, Business Administration - -



Information provided on (PG courses through Distance Learning in India) is updated and accurate to the best of our knowledge. However, feel free to contact us in case of any discrepancy. We welcome suggestions from your end to make our site better.

Correspondence PG Courses