List of Verified UGC Approved Universities for Conducting Distance/Online Courses 2023

List of Verified UGC Approved Universities for Conducting Distance/Online Courses 2023

This list of verified UGC-approved universities for conducting distance/online courses in 2023 is a valuable resource for students who are looking for quality remote learning programs in India. These universities offer a range of undergraduate & postgraduate programs in various fields & specializations.

S.No.University NameState
1
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur (State University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
2
Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (Deemed to Be University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
3
Sri Padmavati Mahila Vishwavidy Alayam, Tirupati (State University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
4
Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology, (Deemed to Be University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
5
Rajiv Gandhi University (Central University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
6
Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University, Guwahati (State Open University)
ASSAM
7
Tezpur University, Tezpur (Central University)
ASSAM
8
Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (State University)
ASSAM
9
Nalanda Open University, Patna (State Open University)
BIHAR
10
Panjab University, Chandigarh (State University)
CHANDIGARH
11
Pt. Sundarlal Sharma Open University, Bilaspur (State Open University)
CHHATTISGARH
12
Jamia Hamdard, Delhi (Deemed to Be University)
DELHI
13
University of Delhi (Central University)
DELHI
14
Jamia Millia Islamia
DELHI
15
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad (State Open University)
GUJARAT
16
Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar (State University)
HARYANA
17
Maharishi Dayanand University (State University)
HARYANA
18
Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (State University)
HIMACHAL PRADESH
19
University of Kashmir (State University)
Jammu and kashmir
20
Jain University, Bengaluru (Deemed to Be University)
KARNATAKA
21
Karnataka State Open University, Mysuru (State Open University)
KARNATAKA
22
Mysore University, Mysore (State University)
KARNATAKA
23
Calicut University (State University)
KERALA
24
Kerala University (State University)
KERALA
25
Jiwaji University, Gwalior (State University)
MADHYA PRADESH
26
M.p.bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal (State Open University)
MADHYA PRADESH
27
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya (State University)
MADHYA PRADESH
28
Mahatma Gandhi AntarrashtriYa hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha (Central University)
MAHARASHTRA
29
Padmashree Dr. D.y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Mumbai (Deemed to Be University)
MAHARASHTRA
30
Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University (State University)
MAHARASHTRA
31
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik (State Open University)
MAHARASHTRA
32
University of Mumbai
MAHARASHTRA
33
Orisha State Open University Sambalpur (State Open University)
ODISHA
34
Pondicherry University (Central University)
PUDUCHERRY
35
Chandigarh University, Punjab (Private University)
PUNJAB
36
Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University (State Open University)
PUNJAB
37
Punjabi University, Patiala (State University)
PUNJAB
38
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar (Private University)
PUNJAB
39
Suresh Gyan Vihar University (Private University)
RAJASTHAN
40
Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota (State Open University)
RAJASTHAN
41
Anna University, Chennai (State University)
TAMIL NADU
42
B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science (Deemed to Be University)
TAMIL NADU
43
Bharathidasan University (State University)
TAMIL NADU
44
Kalasalingam Academy of Research (Deemed to Be University)
TAMIL NADU
45
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (State University)
TAMIL NADU
46
Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai (State Open University)
TAMIL NADU
47
University of Madras, Chennai (State University)

TAMIL NADU
48
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad (State Open University)
TELANGANA
49
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
TELANGANA
50
Kakatiya University, Warangal (State University)
TELANGANA
51
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad (Central University)
TELANGANA
52
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad (Telangana)
TELANGANA
53
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (Central University)
UTTAR PRADESH
54
Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (Private University)

UTTAR PRADESH
55
U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad (State Open University)
UTTAR PRADESH
56
Graphic Era, Dehradhun (Deemed to Be University)
UTTARAKHAND
57
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (Private University)
UTTARAKHAND
58
Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani (State Open University)
UTTARAKHAND
59
Netaji Subhash Open Unversity, Kolkata (State Open University)
WEST BENGAL
60
Rabindra Bharati University (State University)
WEST BENGAL
61
University of Kalyani (State University)
WEST BENGAL
Sr. No.University NameState
1
Andhra University
ANDHRA PRADESH
2
Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (Deemed to Be University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
3
Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology, (Deemed to Be University)
ANDHRA PRADESH
4
Jamia Hamdard, Delhi (Deemed to Be University)
DELHI
5
Jamia Millia Islamia
DELHI
6
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY

DELHI
7
O.P JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

HARYANA
8
Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology (State University)
HARYANA
9
KURUKSHETRA UNIVERSITY

HARYANA
10
MAHARISHI DAYANAND UNIVERSITY

HARYANA
11
Maharishi Dayanand University (State University)
HARYANA
12
UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU

JAMMU & KASHMIR
13
MAHATAMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY

KERALA
14
KUVEMPU UNIVERSITY

KARNATAKA
15
Jain University, Bengaluru (Deemed to Be University)
KARNATAKA
16
JSS ACADEMY OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

KARNATAKA
17
MANIPAL ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION

KARNATAKA
18
Karnataka State Open University, Mysuru (State Open University)
KARNATAKA
19
YENEPOYA

KARNATAKA
20
DEVI AHILYA VISWAVIDYALAYA
MADHYA PRADESH
21
DR. D.Y. PATIL VIDYAPEETH

MAHARASHTRA
22
Padmashree Dr. D.y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Mumbai (Deemed to Be University)
MAHARASHTRA
23
SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL

MAHARASHTRA
24
BHARTI VIDYAPEETH

MAHARASHTRA
25
DATTA MEGHE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
MAHARASHTRA
26
University of Mumbai
MAHARASHTRA
27
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (State Open University)
MAHARASHTRA
28
MIZORAM UNIVERSITY

MIZORAM
29
KALINGA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

ODISHA
30
Chandigarh University, Punjab (Private University)
PUNJAB
31
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar (Private University)
PUNJAB
32
GURU NANAK DEV UNIVERSITY

PUNJAB
33
MANIPAL UNIVERSITY

RAJASTHAN
34
BANASTHALI VIDYAPITH

RAJASTHAN
35
ANNA UNIVERSITY

TAMIL NADU
36
Bharathidasan University (State University)
TAMIL NADU
37
BHARAT INSITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

TAMIL NADU
38
B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science (Deemed to Be University)
TAMIL NADU
39
HINDUSTAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE (HITS)

TAMIL NADU
40
MADURAI KAMARAJ UNIVERSITY
TAMIL NADU
41
DR. M.G.R. EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE

TAMIL NADU
42
PERIYAR UNIVERSITY
TAMIL NADU
43
SHANMUGHA ARTS, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH ACADEMY

TAMIL NADU
44
SATHYABAMA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

TAMIL NADU
45
S.R.M. INSTITUTE OF SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

TAMIL NADU
46
Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai (State Open University)
TAMIL NADU
47
Kalasalingam Academy of Research (Deemed to Be University)
TAMIL NADU
48
AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM UNIVERSITY
TAMIL NADU
49
ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY

TAMIL NADU
50
BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY

TAMIL NADU
51
VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

TAMIL NADU
52
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
TELANGANA
53
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (Central University)
UTTAR PRADESH
54
Amity University
UTTAR PRADESH
55
DAYAL BAGH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
UTTAR PRADESH
56
Shiv Nadar University
UTTAR PRADESH
57
Graphic Era University
UTTARAKHAND
58
RAMAKRISHNA MISSION VIVEKANANDA EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
WEST BENGAL
Sr.No.University NameState
1
Jain University, Bengaluru (Deemed to Be University)
Bangalore
2
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar (Private University)
Punjab
3
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Maharashtra
4
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (Private University)
Uttarakhand
5
Chandigarh University, Punjab (Private University)
Punjab
6
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Rajasthan
7
Amity University
Uttar Pradesh
8
Manav Rachna University
Haryana
9
Hindustan Online University
Chennai
10
Bhavnagar University
Gujarat
11
Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (State University)
Himachal Pradesh
12
Ranchi University
Jharkhand
13
Bangalore University

Karnataka
14
Gulbarga University
Karnataka
15
Karnataka University
Karnataka
16
Mysore University, Mysore (State University)
Karnataka
17
Visvesvaraya Technological University

Karnataka
18
A.P. Singh University
Madhya Pradesh
19
Barkatulla University
Madhya Pradesh
20
Devi Ahilya University
Madhya Pradesh
21
Dr Hari Singh Gaur University
Madhya Pradesh
22
Jiwaji University, Gwalior (State University)
Madhya Pradesh
23
Rani Durgawati University
Madhya Pradesh
24
Vikram University
Madhya Pradesh
25
S.N.D.T Women's University
Maharashtra
26
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad (State Open University)
Maharashtra
27Shivaji Unversity
Maharashtra
28
Savitribai Phule Pune University

Maharashtra
29Swami Ramananda Teerth Marathwada University
Maharashtra
30
University of Mumbai
Maharashtra
31Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
Maharashtra
32Nagaland University
Nagaland
33Bherhampur university
Odisha
34Sambalpur University
Odisha
35
Utkal University

Odisha
36North Orissa University
Odisha
37Fakir Mohan University
Odisha
38Biju Patnaik University of Technology
Odisha
39University of Rajasthan
Rajasthan
40Kuvempu University
Karnataka
41Mangalore University
Karnataka
42
Alagappa University

Tamil Nadu
43
Anna University, Chennai (State University)
Tamil Nadu
44Bhartiya university
Tamil Nadu
45
Bharathidasan University (State University)
Tamil Nadu
46
University of Madras, Chennai (State University)
Tamil Nadu
47Madhuri Kamraj University
Tamil Nadu
48
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

Tamil Nadu
49
Periyar University

Tamil Nadu
50Mother Teresa Women's University
Uttar Pradesh
51Thiruvalluvar university
Tamil Nadu
52Tamil Nadu State Physical Education & Sport university
Tamil Nadu
53
Pondicherry University

Pondicherry
54Allahabad University
Uttar Pradesh
55U.P Technical University Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh
56V.B.S Purvanchal University, Jaunpur
Uttar Pradesh
57University Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh
58
Calcutta University

West Bengal
59H.N.B Garhwal University Srinagar
Uttarakhand
60B.N. Mandal University Madhipur
Bihar
61
Pondicherry University

Pondicherry

In recent years, distance education has become an increasingly popular mode of learning in India, with many students choosing to pursue higher education through online programs.

To ensure that students receive quality education and that the degrees they earn are recognized by employers and other institutions, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has implemented strict guidelines for universities offering distance learning courses.

In addition to offering a diverse range of programs, these distance education universities have a well-developed infrastructure for remote learning, with online study materials, video lectures, and other resources to help students learn and connect with their teachers and peers.

They also provide support services such as academic counseling, placement assistance, and library facilities to ensure that students have a smooth learning experience.

With this list, students can be assured that they are enrolling in UGC-approved universities for online ug/pg courses, which means that their degrees will be recognized by employers and other institutions.

This list provides a convenient way for students to explore their options and choose the best distance-learning university for the UG/PG program that fits their needs and goals.