AMU gets approval from UGC to run courses for Online Programmes


Aligarh : In the updated list of Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) entitled to start full-fledged Online Programmes the Centre for Distance Education and Online Education, Aligarh Muslim University, which has submitted the affidavit ensuring the compliance to University Grants Commission (Open and Distance Learning Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations, 2020, the UGC has approved AMU to run the maximum number of courses. It is notable that the UGC has approved 38 universities to run courses for Online Programmes; this includes three Central Universities JMI, JNU and AMU. CDOE (AMU) has got approval to run courses for Online Programmes which is the maximum among all the universities.

The UGC has made the notification for starting the full fledged Online Programmes by the HEI’s which fulfils all the requirements laid down by UGC online regulation 2020.

The UGC after getting the approval from the expert committee of the online programmes made a notification vide F.No. 1-14/2020 (DEB-1) dated 11th June, 2021.

The AMU Vice Chancellor Prof Tariq Mansoor has expressed his satisfaction that has been made by the university in launching the online programme. The Vice Chancellor expressed his confidence that AMU will try to cater the students from every section of the society with an affordable fee structure, so that the education reaches to every door of the country.

There is a plan to enroll students from abroad for these online courses, he added.

University has already started the online admission process for the approved courses for online programmes by UGC. These are available on the website


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