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Distance learning degrees to be treated on par with conventional ones: UGC

Degrees obtained through distance and online learning from recognised institutions will be treated on a par with those offered through conventional mode, according to the University Grants Commission

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



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Degrees obtained through distance and from recognised institutions will be treated on a par with those offered through conventional mode, according to the Grants Commission (UGC).

"Degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level in conformity with notification on Specification of Degrees, 2014 and, post graduate diplomas awarded through Open and Distance learning or Online mode by Higher Educational Institutions, shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding degrees and post graduate diploma offered through conventional mode," Secretary Rajnish Jain said.

The decision has been taken as per Regulation 22 of the (Open and Distance learning Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations.

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First Published: Fri, September 09 2022. 14:53 IST

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