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IGNOU PGDDE Course ,Eligibility Criteria, Duration & More

The PGDDE is an abbreviation of the Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education. It is a unique professional development programme designed and developed for the first time in the whole Commonwealth I 1987. Since then it has made significant contribution to development of human resources in the field of Open and Distance Education(ODE) in India and abroad. This programme was made available to students of 19 Commonwealth countries under the Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship Scheme.
The Programme is continuously updated (in 1996) and revised (in 2000) to maintain its international standard. The programme is also available to students in Africa through UNESCOIICBA collaboration, and to students of Sri Lanka through the Distance education Modernization Project(DEMP), Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
The programme aims at
  • Promoting awareness about the concept and utility of open and distance education in India and other developing countries;
  • Developing the much-needed human resources for the existing open universities and correspondence/distance education centres, and may more that may come up in the near future.

Eligibility for IGNOU PGDDE Programme

Graduate degree in any discipline with Science in 10+2


Graduate degree in any discipline without Science in 10+2 but with 2 years of working experience as a medical representative in a pharma industry.


Medium of IGNOU PGDDE  Programme


Duration of IGNOU PGDDE  Programme

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 4 Years



Course Fee: Rs. 1600

  PGDDE  Subjects


CourseCode Course Name Credits
 MAM-051  Fundamentals of Agriculture  4
 MAM-052  Agribusiness Management and Policies  4
 MAM-053  Managerial Economics and Finance in Agribusiness  4
 MAM-054  Marketing Management for Agribusiness  4
 MAM-055  Principles of Agribusiness Management  4
 MAM-056  Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis for Agribusiness  4
 MAM-057  Project Management in Agribusiness  4
 MAMP-058  Project Work (MAMP-058)  4



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