The Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), formerly known as Post Graduate Correspondence School (PGCS) was established in May 1998. The objective of the university is to provide higher education to those who are unable to acquire it through conventional means.
It offers programmes at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctorate level. It also offers various certificate courses. Undergraduate programmes include the following:
- Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA)
- B. Sc – Information Technology
- Diploma in English Language Teaching (DELT)
At the postgraduate level the following programmes are included:
- MA in English
- MA/M.Sc in Economics
- MA in History
- MA in Political Science
- MA/M.Sc in Mathematics
- M.Com. (MASTER OF COMMERCE)
- MA in Philosophy
- MA in Bengali
- MA in Bodo
- MA in Asamese
The university has various study centres including
- Salbari College
- B.B. Kishan College, Jalah
- Bhabanipur Anchalik College
- Gyanpeeth Degree College and others
The university also has various examination centres in various places including:
- Patacharkuchi and others
Admission to postgraduate programmes require passing marks at the graduate level while admission to undergraduate programmes require passing marks at the school level.
Application and Admission Procedure
Students can apply for admission via both online as well as offline. They need to download the application form from the official website of the university.
For online procedure, the student should register by giving email address and password and proceed with the application form. After filling up the form, the students are instructed to take a print out only after rechecking all the details.
For the offline procedure, the candidate needs to download the application form from the official website of the university.
For both online as well as offline, the candidate need to send the application form, the bank challan and processing fees and other documents to the university.
The candidates will be shortlisted strictly on the basis of marks obtained in the last qualifying examination. Also, for selection for B.Tech program is done on the basis of Assam Combined Entrance Test (CEE) and for research courses candidates have to clear Gauhati University Research Entrance Test (GURET).
The exam is compulsory for all the candidates willing to take admission in the university.
The candidate must qualify the examination, and those candidates who are not able to qualify for the examination conducted by the university are not eligible for admissions.
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1) 3 year Law Degree Course - A candidate who has graduated in any discipline from a recognized University can appear for L.L.B. course
2) Integrated Degree Program - Candidate must have passed 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam or an exam cosidered to be equivalnt to 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam can enrol for integrated degree program (LLB and a first degree in any other subject).
Candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher secondary exam certificate or a graduate degree after taking up other courses through distance mode are also considered eligible for integrated degree course. But those candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher secondary exam certificate or a graduate degree through distance mode or from open universities without any basic qualification are not eligible for admission into law courses.
Minimum marks for admission into law courses -
1) 40% for SC/ST candidates
2) 45% for other candidates