Chennai: Alagappa University, Karaikudi, one of the leading state universities of Tamil Nadu, has announced the launch of Online learning portal www.auedu.in which will offer high quality undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in multiple domains. The University announced this as an initiative to expand its offerings in line with the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP2020).
These high-quality online degrees shall enable learners to learn from and engage with the excellent faculty of Alagappa University online. The learners will also have the opportunity to appear for the remote proctored exams from anywhere through www.auedu.in. The learning shall be a mix of Live learning supplemented with finest quality course content, study guides, practice tests, discussion forums, recorded tutorials and gamified modules.
Through its learning portal www.auedu.in the University will offer MBA with specializations in General Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics Management and Tourism Management to help learners from across the globe prepare for management careers. Other postgraduate programmes offered online on www.auedu.in include MA in Journalism and Mass Communication, MA in English and Master of Commerce. www.auedu.in will also offer Bachelor of Business Administration to aspirants looking to get into business management as a domain. Besides this flagship undergraduate programme, Alagappa University will also offer B.Com and BA in Tamil as an undergraduate offering on the portal.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. N. Rajendran, Vice Chancellor, Alagappa University, said “The New National Education Policy 2020 (NEP2020) opened the door for the launch of Online Degrees by the Top 100 Universities of India. As a premier, responsive and progressive institution focused on driving high quality higher education for all, we are delighted to announce the launch of Online Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes via our e-learning platform www.auedu.in. These online degrees will offer aspirants an engaging, classroom-like learning with personalized support to ensure their learning and growth. For us, this is the start of a glorious new chapter in the amazing lineage & history of this illustrious institution.”
Through the online programmes offered on www.auedu.in, Alagappa University is seeking to bridge the gap between the degree seekers and those who finally manage to access a university degree by enabling people from all walks of life to access great quality education on a computer or mobile device in a rich and engaging environment. With 44 Departments, 9 Centres & 2 Constituent colleges on campus and 46 affiliated colleges in the districts of Sivaganga & Ramanathapuram, Alagappa University is one of the pre-eminent educational institutions in the state of Tamil Nadu and in India. The learning resources of the Online programmes of Alagappa University for every subject are extremely engaging and interactive and will enable learners to grasp the fundamentals while also learning from real-life case studies from the industry. With greater internet connectivity and rising aspirations of a young India, the launch of these programmes will further the cause of high-quality higher education in India as envisaged in the NEP 2020.
The launch of www.auedu.in will open the gates for higher Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education which currently stands at 27.4%. The launch of the platform is to help meet the changing dynamics of the 21 st century with regards to high-quality education, innovation and research, aiming to make India a knowledge superpower by equipping its students with the necessary skills and knowledge and to eliminate the shortage of highly skilled workforce and to help leverage India’s demographic dividend.