Directorate of Distance Education, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore was established in 1981 and has been recognized by UGC. The courses offered at the directorate have been fully covered by the norms of the Distance Education Council. The aim of the directorate is to provide an answer to the needs of the region, ethnic, socio cultural and geographical along with mainstream education. A number of Management Institutes (NSO) applied to the University seeking affiliation of various management courses. The University in principle has also agreed to affiliate a Medical College which is going to be started soon at Midnapore town.
The university authority is also considering the proposal for introducing postgraduate courses at undergraduate colleges affiliated to the university. The teaching in the postgraduate departments is being offered in unconventional areas, research is being carried out in fields mostly unexplored, and extension and field action being geared to the fulfillment of the above mission. The University is also running post graduate courses as well as one year bridge course in distance mode in five arts and commerce subjects as well as two science subjects.
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