A higher education degree is very helpful for a person in climbing up the corporate ladder more smoothly. But time, location and sometimes financial constraint do not allow one to study for a regular course. To address the problems of such candidates central and state governments have started number of universities that teach wide range of courses for through distance mode, on many occasions through online mode).
Top distance learning universities in India
Here is a list of universities in India that offer online Degree:
- Indira Gandhi National Open University
- Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University
- Sikkim Manipal University
- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University
- Annamalai University (DDE)
- IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute
- Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning
- The ICFAI University Sikkim
- Amity University (E-learning)
Courses offered by these universities
The above mentioned universities offer online course in various streams. Some of the popular curriculums are:
- Health and Diet
Online courses are more convenient than regular classroom ones. Course structure and study materials are crafted by highly qualified people. Besides, you can study for the course at your pace and your convenient time.
Certified guest service program is offered in many countries but the course offered by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AH LEI) is among the most reputed, in fact across the globe. The Waterfront Shaw in Lavas is the first property in India that has been awarded with the Certified Guest Service Property honor. For winning this title 47 staff members of the hotel had to complete the Guest Service Gold Training program offered by AH LEI.
Other institutes also offer similar programs. These courses focus on improving the skills of a person who are already working in the hospitality industry.
Bachelor’s or online master’s degree is the minimum educational qualification required for this course. In fact, such courses are best suited for working professionals in the industry.
The programs comprise of customer service procedures, business communications and general management. Some institutes offer these programs through online mode.
Advantages of certified guest service program
Many top hotels and institutions in the hospitality industry are getting their staff certified with AH LEI Guest Service Gold Training or similar programs. It helps in improving the reputation of the organization besides adding to the skills of the employees of an organization.
As a professional in hospitality industry you can enroll for these programs to improve your employ ability.
Distance education and online study undoubtedly is the next best thing in Indian education. Fact is distance education has successfully reached a certain section of the society, unfortunately still wrapped in old customs and beliefs about not sending girls and womenfolk out to study.
Most online degrees courses and distance education programs target beginners and those living in remote areas with limited means for attending school and college education.
A List of Top Distance Education Universities in India
Karnataka State Open University, Mysore
This accredited university offers a number of degree, diploma and certificate courses in a number of courses and fields of study. The university is accredited and recognized by the University Grants Commission and the Distance Education Council and is also a permanent member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London.
Phone Number: 0821-2512471
Sikkim Manipal University
Is a public-private university that was set up in the year 1995 and is accredited by the UGC and AIU; and offers 69 different study programs in 9 different disciplines. The university employs a group of highly qualified core faculty besides inviting guest faculty from some of the best institutions in the country and abroad to instruct students.
Phone Number: 0821-2512471
Pursuing professional courses through online mode and earning online degrees has become one of the most recent education drifts In India. In this blog post, we have provided information regarding two most popular fields of study in which Indian as well as foreign students can earn their certifications online:
- Finance: Among diverse fields of study in which online degree courses are offered by various institutes in India, Finance is considered as the most popular one. Students who have come from the commerce discipline and want to build a career in the financial sector can choose from a wide range of finance programs provided through online mode. Some of these valuable courses include Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Finance, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance & Accounting, Master of Accounting & Financial Management, and so on. Famous Indian institutes which are known to offer these online finance courses are Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management (IISWBM), Xavier Institute of Management & Research (XIMR), Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), and B. K. School of Business Management.
- Business Administration: Earning online degrees in Business Administration has become the latest trend in India. It gives aspirants, especially working professionals, an excellent opportunity to learn and accelerate their existing career greatly. There are a wide variety of online Business Administration programs that are offered in India. Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Business, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Global Business, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Business, Associate Degree in Business, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Global Business Management etc. are a few to name. Students as well as working professionals can earn these degrees from any of the following institutes: Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM), Babasaheb Gawde Institute of Management Studies (BGIMS), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), The Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) etc.
Apart from the aforementioned two fields of study, there are many other areas including Human Resources, E-commerce, Humanities, Science etc. in which aspirants can earn valuable online degrees from various reputable Indian colleges and universities.