- Dr. Mrs. Leena Modi (Feb. 2020 – Till Date)
- Dr. Dnyaneshwar Shirode (Nov. 2018 – Jan. 2020)
- Dr. Ajit Gaikwad (Aug. 2014 – Oct. 2018)
The Indira Gandhi National Open University, established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education. It has tried to increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio by offering high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning mode. The University began by offering two academic programs in 1987 and today, it serves the educational aspirations of over 3 million students in India and other countries through 21 Schools of Studies and a network of 67 regional centers, around 2,667 learner support centers and 29 overseas partner institutions.
The University offers about 228 certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral programs. The Indira Gandhi National Open University, 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 large-scale human resource development, required for promoting integrated national development and global understanding. As a world leader in distance education, it has been conferred with awards of excellence by the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada, several times.
The University is committed to quality in teaching, research, training and extension activities, and acts as a national resource center for expertise and infrastructure in the ODL system. The University has established the Centre for Extension Education, National Centre for Disability Studies and National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education, to focus on specific learner groups and enrich the distance learning system.
Over the years, IGNOU has lived up to the country’s expectations of providing education to the marginalized sections of society. Free of cost education is being provided to all jail inmates across the country. A large number of SC/ST students have been admitted to various programs of the University.
The center was established in August 2014 and has been ably guiding students of IGNOU for various programs.
Management Program (MP/MBA)
MA Economics (MEC)
MA English (MEG)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Operations (PGDIBO)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
Certificate Program in Teaching English (CTE)
Certificate Program in Functional English (CFE)
Certificate Program in Consumer Protection (CCP)
Certificate Program on Life and Thought of B. R. Ambedkar (CLTA)
Bachelors in Preparatory Program (BPP)