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Distance education students can pursue two degrees

ALLAHABAD: In a fillip to distance learning programmes in the country, the Distance Education Council (DEC) has decided that though students cannot pursue two degree programmes simultaneously, they can pursue two programmes simultaneously through distance or combination of distance and regular modes.

Uttar Pradesh Rajashri Tandon Open replica breitling watches University PRO Prabhat Mishra in a press release said the DEC has decided to allow students to pursue two or more programmes simultaneously in various combinations.

 

According to the decision of the DEC communicated to UPRTOU vice-chancellor Prof AK Bakshi, while a student cannot pursue two degree programmes simultaneously, he can do the same through distance or combination of distance and regular modes from the same or different university/institution in various combinations.

The DEC has also mentioned some of the combinations which students can opt for. These include one replica watches degree and diploma/postgraduate diploma/certificate. Likewise, a student can pursue one postgraduate diploma and one diploma/certificate, one diploma and one certificate, two postgraduate diplomas, two diplomas and two certificate courses.

"There are large number of students in our institutions who wanted to pursue more than one course at a time but were not able to do so because of various constraints. But after the DEC decision, students can get admission in more then one course," said Prof Bakshi.

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