Distance Learning Certificate Course in Guidance

Guidance and Counseling is a field that has gained a lot of significance over the years. Candidates who are qualified in this field usually deal with children who belong to the age group between 5 and 11 years and help them become good learners and also enable them to cope with the various socioeconomic challenges that they face. Distance learning certificate course in Guidance is especially suitable for teachers who are already employed with some educational institute as they hardly find enough time to devote to a full-time course. Candidates who are eager to join NGOs and participate in social work can also pursue this correspondence course in order to make themselves capable of offering proper advice and guidance to students.

Distance Learning Universities Offering Certificate Course in Guidance

The universities that offer distance learning certificate course in Guidance have been listed below:

Name of the University Contact Details
Nalanda Open University 2nd/3rd Floor,

Biscomaun Bhawan,

Gandhi Maidan,

Patna 800 001 (BIHAR)

Website: www.nalandaopenuniversity.com

Email: nalopuni@sancharnet.in

Fax: 0612-2201001

Tel: 0612-2201013

Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi,

New Delhi – 110068

Website : www.ignou.ac.in

Email: ignourcd@nda.vsnl.net.in

Fax: 0612-2201001

Tel: 0612-2201013

Eligibility Criteria: To apply for correspondence certificate course in Guidance, the candidates have to pass their matriculation from a recognized board of education. Teachers of recognized institutes are also considered eligible to apply for this course.

Duration of the Course: Through the regular mode, the certificate course in guidance is of 6 months duration. However, the candidates who have opted for this course through the distance learning mode will be able to complete it according to their convenience without having to adhere to a fixed time limit.


Fees: The required fee for the certificate course in guidance through correspondence method is INR 1,000.
Career Prospects: After the successful completion of the course, the candidates will be able to find suitable employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors. They can work as counselors in private and public schools and non-governmental organizations.