I have great pleasure in presenting you the Result 2013- 14 of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for various Certificate, Diploma, Degree, Post-graduate Degree and Doctoral Research programmes. This National University, established by an Act of Indian Parliament in 1985, has provided opportunities for over three millions of learners to acquire a university certification, gainful employment, workplace education and career progression. The university is a success story in democratization of education. IGNOU recognizes the importance of sustainable and affordable high quality programmes and courses across disciplines, and at a variety of levels to meet the life-long education, training, capacity building and public service, needs of anyone, anytime and anywhere. The university values the appropriate use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the satellite media to enhance the quality of teaching-learning process. The self-learning and self-instructional materials developed by IGNOU have earned world-wide recognition.
Features of Result of PGDHEM from IGNOU University:
The PGDHEM is, an innovative programme, on offer with a focus on educational management at the higher education level. The courses developed under the programmes are distinct as the knowledge modules are the base for the study materials. The concept of Knowledge Modules in Higher Education is an innovative initiative taken by the University through School of Education (SOE). Presently there are four modules and one related project on offer. These modules will add to the resource base in the area of Higher Education Management for working and prospective Managers and administrators of the higher education system. Salient Features of the Knowledge Modules are These modules have been devised considering the needs of the higher education managers and themes have been visualised keeping this as the focus.
At the outset, let me extend my greetings to each one of you on joining Indira Gandhi National Open University - one of the mega Universities of the world with over 27 lac learners. The IGNOU, established by an Act of Parliament in 1985 as a Central Open University, is committed to provide seamless education to all sections of the society transcending the barriers of place, pace, age, caste, creed and religion.
As an important player in national mission of democratizing education, IGNOU has reached education to the unreached in all the nooks and corners of the country. In the pursuit of this goal IGNOU has become the ‘University of the Masses’ and is at the forefront of taking education to the doorsteps of learners over the years even in the remotely located disadvantaged sections of the society. The quality self-instructional material provided to the learners is developed by the qualified, expert and renowned teachers in the field keeping in view the requirements of the target groups. The University offers a wide range of academic, professional and technical programmes leading to certificate, diploma, degree, postgraduate degree and doctoral research for the learners catering to their needs for further studies, education for employment, enhancement of technical knowledge or enrichment of professional knowhow. All the programmes are well received by the concerned job sectors in the corporate and professional world.
Progress Report in the Form of Cards and Marksheet