Potti Sree Ramulu Telugu University established the Centre for Distance Education in the year 2001 with a unique post graduate course in Astrology. In a short span of time, this course gained popularity within and outside India. This Centre now offers 16 Courses at Certificate, Diploma, Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels in specialized areas like Performing Arts, Language, Literature, Journalism and Astrology. Launched with a moderate strength of 300 students, the centre now aims to fulfil the aspirations of over 4,000 students spread across India and five other countries.
The courses offered by the Centre were duly recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC), a wing of Indira Gandhi National Open University, in May 2010. Apart from the main campus at Hyderabad, the centre serves from campuse situated in Waranga. This Centre offers only such courses that are fully supported by the regular departments in the University thus strictly adhering to DEC and UGC norms.
1. Objectives of the Centre :
The main Objective of Centre for Distance Education is to provide equality of educational opportunities for higher education through distance mode for a large segment of the population, including those in employment, women (including housewives) and adults who wish to upgrade their education or acquire knowledge and studies in various fields.
To provide flexibility with regard to eligibility for enrolment, age of entry, methods of learning and conduct of examinations.
The Centre offers 16 Courses at Certificate, Diploma, Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels, for the benefit of the working population in various fields.
Director I/C: Dr. M. Geethavani
Superintendent : Dr. N. Sudhakar Naidu
Senior Assistant : V. Padma
Junior Assistants : B.V. Subba Rao, Radhika
DTP Operator : C. Pushpalatha
3. Material Preparation
Centre provides complete set of extensive Study Material required for every individual course offered.
Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University has been conducting Convocation once in every
two years. Degrees are conferred in the convocation.