Best distance education institutes in Bangalore
Bangalore, known by many epithets including Garden City and Silicon Valley of India, is one of the best cities in India. Huge lung spaces like Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh and dotted with tree-lined avenue, the salubrious climate is an attraction to one and all. Many have moved in to this verdant city in the hopes of making a livelihood or to study in one of the multiple colleges all around the city.
Small yet beautiful, once people move in to Bangalore, it gets very difficult to find another like this. Bangalore offers a host of reputed colleges and institutes that offer distance education programs to cater to working professionals and those who wish to continue their education irrespective of age and gender.
Bangalore became a hub for all IT services companies almost 3 decades ago. Many professional moved to this city and their success quickly made the city a major education hub. There are many states in India which lack good educational infrastructure. But that is just one side of the equation. Many other states, while have good education institutes, do not have industry that can absorb these students and offer them good career.With the advance of IT and software product industry in Bangalore, students started looking for moving to this city for education. They were hopeful that with increasing number of jobs, they would also make a successful career there. This gave rise to host of degree and diploma institutes in the city.
Why Distance Course?
But those who were already into the job, faced an increased competition and started looking for newer ways to improve their prospects. Instead going on-site, they wanted to make assume a more rewarding role in their current organization. These professionals started exploring week end and part time management courses. But many of them could not even take out time on weekends and pay for these courses. These professionals started taking up distance courses since they were more affordable and easier to complete.
Let us look at some of the top distance education institutes in the city –
Bhuvaneshwari Correspondence College (BCC) was set up in 1956 with the aim of spreading education and offering guidance to students who wished to pursue their learning through correspondence courses. It is located at No.27, Park Road, Upparpete, Thulasi Thotam, Bangalore 560053. BCC is an authorized study center for Bangalore University and Kuvempu University. All courses offered through the institute are recognized by the Government of India.
M S University (MSU) offers a host of correspondence and distance learning programs including BA, BCom, BBA, BCA, BSc, MA, MCom, MSc etc in different specialization through its Bangalore Center. MSU is located at 547/2, 3rd Floor, R V Road, Bangalore 560004.
Sikkim Manipal University SMU-DE offers quality education through over 6500 qualified and committed mentors. All programs are approved and recognized by the Distance Education Council and the Union Ministry of Human Resources. The SMU-DE is a member of the Association of Indian Universities and is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). SMU-DE is located at Manipal Towers, 14, Old Airport Road, HAL II Stage, Bangalore.
Ashirvadh Vidya Kendra (AVK) was set up under the aegis of Ashirvadh Educational and Charitable Trust in 2008. The institute offers correspondence education, distance education, content development, and online education, consultancy to universities, skill development, corporate training and soft skills training too. AVK is located at No. 581, MC Layout, Water Tank Road, Vijayanagar, Bangalore 560040.
Diamond Dart Academy Distance Education offers distance education programs in graduate and post graduate courses recognized by Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Manonmaniam Sundarar University, Karnataka State Open University and Chandra Mohan Jha University. It is located at No.6, 100 Feet Road, BTM 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560076.
Eduquest School of Distance Education was set up to deliver quality higher education to working professionals. Eduquest is a key partner and authorized study center for Sikkim Manipal University. The programs are designed by the best minds taken from Sikkim Manipal University to offer programs in Technology, Management and other areas. These programs are highly suited for working professionals who cannot afford to take a break from work to enhance their skills. Eduquest is located at No.34, 1st Floor, Opp Oxford College, Besides Gold Hill Square, Hosur Main Road, Bommanahalli, Bangalore 560068.
Systems Domain is an authorized study center of Sikkim Manipal University. It is equipped with necessary infrastructure and faculty to conduct regular classes. Students are given personal attention and a great learning experience. Systems Domain is located at 174/40, 402, 4th Floor, Lucky Paradise, 22nd Cross, 8th F Main Road, Opp ICICI Bank, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Bangalore 560011.
Author: Paresh Dhake