Type of College

Private - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, DEC

Established

1971

Affiliation

University of Mumbai, Mumbai

About University of Mumbai - Institute of Distance and Open Learning

University of Mumbai - Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), Mumbai was established in 1971 runs under the University of Mumbai.

It is one of the premier Institute established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.
 
The college is self-affiliated with University of Mumbai, Mumbai and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956.

This institute is recognized and approved by Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi.

In the year 1993, the Directorate of Distance Education was upgraded as ‘Institute of Distance Education’ It thus acquired a status as a University Institution.

The University shifted itself to a dual mode of education face to face as well as distance mode for women or who cannot attend the college due to various circumstances mainly to empower through higher education.

The main focus of the college is:

  • Education through Distance Mode
  • Liberal Education
  • Professional Education
  • Job-oriented short term courses

It is an English medium, co-educational institute, providing a distance learning program known as flying candidates which is located in the urban part of Mumbai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The CDE is offering several certificate /diploma /degree /post-graduate courses in various disciplines through the non-formal education to thousands of students as well as working candidate who could not complete their education but are strongly motivated to upgrade their educational and /or professional qualifications.

The institute provides study material, prospectus, notes of the faculty, conducting some monthly basis classes in the campus and sending the updates about the exams and result.

For the exams, The institute allots no. of various centers for the student in all over the country, providing university membership facilities to the students.

Because of the distance learning program, women/ students are benefitted by this facility and improved their careers in life.

Objectives:

  • To provide opportunities for L3 education (Life Long Learning) to working women for upgrading educational/professional qualifications
  • To provide education to those women who cannot attend the college due to various circumstances
  • To act as an Educational Resource Centre for women
  • The institute has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, hostel, seminar halls, Library, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement
  • The institute provides Study Material in Self Instructional Material (SIM) format
  • The institute provides examination in 4 medium; English, Marathi, Hindi, and Gujarati
  • The institute provides University Library Membership
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the Institute. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the Institute campus
  • The institute provides solving students’ problems in person and through email, phone, and post
  • The institute provides student counseling in person and through email, phone, and post
  • The institute provides broadcasting of course-wise lectures on 'Gyanwani' FM channel
  • The institute provides broadcasting of course-wise lectures on web radio at http://sndt.ac.in
  • The institute provides admission forms are provided free of cost
  • The institute provides admission forms are provided at home on demand
  • The institute provides question paper sets for the previous years are made available
  • The institute provides admission Centers at various places in Maharashtra and Gujarat
  • The institute consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Economics (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Education (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Master of Arts in English (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Gujarati (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Hindi (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Marathi (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Mathematics (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Political Science (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Sociology (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.Com
Science
Engineering
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Computer Application (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years BCA
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management Distance Mode 2 Years Graduation
Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Research for Management Distance Mode 2 Years Graduation
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Seminar Halls
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Digital Classrooms
  • Suggestion Box
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • A/C Campus

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