Is 2 courses simultaneously allow in IGNOU?
One of the two degrees will have to be pursued through regular mode and the other has to be through online distance learning (ODL).
Understudies will before long have the option to seek after two degree courses (2 course ) all the while in same or various streams, with the University Grants Commission (UGC) giving its gesture to a proposition in such manner, as indicated by authorities.
Be that as it may, one of the two degrees should be sought after through ordinary mode and different must be through online distance learning (ODL). “The proposition was endorsed in the ongoing commission meeting for synchronous double certificates for understudies in India, permitting understudies to finish courses in the equivalent or various streams simultaneously. One of the two degrees, in any case, must be through customary mode and different must be through online distance learning,” UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain said.
He said that “an official notice will be given soon in such manner”. The UGC had a year ago set up a board headed by its Vice Chairman, Bhushan Patwardhan, to inspect the issue of seeking after two degree programs all the while from similar college or various colleges either through distance mode, online mode or low maintenance mode.
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Be that as it may, this isn’t the first run through the commission was inspecting the issue. The UGC had set up a panel in 2012 also and counsels were hung on the equivalent in any case the thought was trashed.
The 2012 board of trustees headed by then Vice Chancellor of the Hyderabad University, Furqan Qamar, had suggested that an understudy selected a degree program under customary mode might be permitted to seek after a limit of one extra degree program all the while under open or distance mode from the equivalent or an alternate college.
“In any case, two degree programs under standard mode may not be permitted at the same time as it might make calculated, managerial and scholastic issues. An understudy seeking after a degree program under ordinary mode might be permitted to seek after a limit of one endorsement, recognition, progressed confirmation, PG certificate program all the while either in customary or open and distance mode in a similar college or from different establishments,” the board report had then said.
As per UGC authorities, “the commission had then looked for remarks of the legal committees on the advisory group’s report and the reactions got didn’t support permitting understudies to seek after different degree programs all the while. Thus the arrangement didn’t take off”.
Credit source: Hindustan times