Indira Gandhi National Open University - Jammu
- Bachelor of Science in Zoology More
- Bachelor of Science (Botany) More
- Bachelor of Science (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) More
- Certificate programme in teaching of primary school mathematics More
- Certificate programme in laboratory techniques More
- Diploma in Aquaculture More
- Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics More
- Doctor of Philosophy in Physics More
- Master of Science in Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) More
- Master of Science in Chemistry More
- Master of Science (Advanced Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Biology) More
- Master of Science (Environmental Science and Sustainable Development) More
- Master of Sciences in Life Science More
Indira Gandhi National Open University - Jammu Details
Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu started in the year 1998 in response to an invitation from J&K Govt. to establish a Regional Centre for J&K in Jammu in order to help the downtrodden and unreached populace of the State to take advantage of Open Education through distance mode until a separate Regional Centre was established in Srinagar in the year 1999. Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu started its journey with one Learner Study Centre and has now established a network of more than 40 Learner Centres spread across the length and breadth of the entire Jammu Region including Doda, Kishtwar, Bhaderwah, Bhalessa, Surankote, Sunderbani, Rajouri, Gool, Kathua, Samba, R S Pura, Udhampur, Ramban where some of the Learner Centres are in the remotest parts of Poonch and Doda District as far as 350 kms. We have the privilege of having our Learner Centres in several Jails in our region imparting Education to prisoners free of cost.
Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu Prof. V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai has been at the helm of affairs of many higher education institutions during his career spanning over 35years. His experiences and contributions to the field of science and educational administration are rich and varied. He has served as the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt of India, New Delhi, served as the Director of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore, Vice-Chancellor of the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Vice-Chancellor (Acting) of the Cochin University of Science and Technology, Founder-Director of the School of Chemical Sciences, Dean of Faculty of Science, Controller of Examinations, Director of College Development Council, Founder-Director of the School of Professional Distance Education and Chief, Employment and Information Guidance Bureau of the Mahatma Gandhi University. He is a Fellow of the prestigious Indian Academy of Sciences and an Honorary Senior Fellow of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research.
The mission of Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu is to advance frontiers of knowledge and promote its dissemination through sustainable open and distance learning systems seamlessly accessible to all, including hitherto unreached, from among whom the leaders and innovators of tomorrow will emerge. Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu, the National Resource Centre for Open and Distance Learning with international recognition and presence, shall provide seamless access to sustainable and learner-centric quality education, skill up gradation and training to all by using innovative technologies and methodologies and ensuring convergence of existing systems for massive human resource required for promoting integrated national development and global understanding. Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu provides Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree and Doctoral program to the college students.
Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu is located at Canal Road, Jammu. Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu has a wide network of study, work and programme centres through which it reaches out to its students located in different parts of the country. Academic counseling is an important instructional component of distance teaching/learning and consists of tutoring and general counseling. Work centres have been established for programmes with practical components, i.e. Laboratory Classes.
Indira Gandhi National Open University - IGNOU Jammu Library is the most resourceful information centre in the country in the field of Distance Education. The library has the largest collection of books, journals and other related materials in the field of Distance Education, throughout the country. The Library was established in 1986 in tune with the objectives of IGNOU.