Best Distance Education Universities in Uttarakhand

Are you a distance education aspirant from Uttarakhand? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best distance education Universities in Uttarakhand!

Distance Universities in Uttarakhand

The whole point of distance education is – to help students pursue academic programs from anywhere in India. Going by this point, students from Uttarakhand may use distance education to pursue academic programs from Universities in Delhi, Maharashtra, Kerala, UP or other parts of India!


But many students prefer Colleges/Institutes/Universities from their own state! Similarly, students from other states may also be interested in Universities and Colleges in Uttarakhand!


For more details about such programs, check out this article – distance education courses after 12th and Graduation. It is a detailed guide. You’ll be able to find list of courses and other details about distance education.


Come, let us move to the meat of the matter – best Distance education Colleges/Universities/Institutes in Uttarakhand. Here they are –


List of Distance Education Universities/Colleges/Institutes in Uttarakhand

  • Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Uttarakhand
  • Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand
  • UPES, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • GKV, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
  • DSV, Haridwar, Uttarakhand


The above list consists of Government Universities, Self Financed Universities and Deemed Universities.


Government (State and Central) Universities are known to charge relatively lower fees. They provide subsidized education to students. Also check – IGNOU Diploma courses & IGNOU Bachelor’s Degree courses.


You may also check –

Medical colleges in Uttarakhand

Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand


Here are some of the main advantages of pursuing distance education programs from the above mentioned colleges –

  • Opportunity to study from the comfort of one’s home
  • No need to attend regular classroom lectures
  • Very flexible learning schedule
  • Availability of wide variety of courses (UG & PG)
  • Affordable fees
  • No need of additional expenses like hostel, canteen etc (which occurs in case of regular courses)
  • Many good Institutes to choose from
  • Affordable fees
  • It is very easy to access study material (online or by post)
  • Evaluation tests are hassle free
  • Opportunity to acquire advanced skills and knowledge without having to compromise with one’s job


Distance learning Universities in Uttarakhand are known to offer programs spanning disciplines such as –

  • Science
  • Law
  • Social Science
  • Languages
  • Arts


The above Universities are known to offer UG (undergraduate), PG (postgraduate) and Doctoral level academic programs. Thus, they are of help to 12th passed students, Graduates and Postgraduate candidates!

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