Admissions for Current Session is open from 5th May, 2022. Click here to Apply.
Govt. of India has created National Digital Library for students of all subjects having 4 Crore, 60 Lakh books.. Click for more details. This will be great academic benefits for ODL students also.
Admission Notice 2022-23. Click here for Details.
ODL Registration Handbook 2022-23. Click here for Details.
0183-2258819 (Land Line) are the Dedicated numbers Directorate for Student Enquiry in working hours (9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.)

Prof. (Dr.) Subheet Kumar Jain

Message of the Director (ODL)

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab) has established the Directorate of Open & Distance Learning (ODL) in its Main Campus at Amritsar during year 2018-19 with a vision to ‘quality education to all’ and beyond the socio-economic and time/age barriers and thereby facilitating the learners / academic aspirants in their skill development, higher education and career advancement.

Being permitted by the Distance Education Bureau, UGC, New Delhi to offer courses under ODL mode, the Directorate started various courses at Under Graduation & Post Graduation level. The students are provided with quality study material [in Self-Learning Format and usually referred to as Self-Learning Materials (SLMs)] available to the students in e-format at Directorate’s website and in printed format also. The directorate has dedicated web platform that facilitates the all the process of application, admission, payment of a fee, e-content availability, submission of internal assignments, issuing of roll no., declaration of results and application for re-evaluation and issuance of transcript in online mode

In addition to provide SLMs, the Directorate also conduct Personal Contact Programme (referred to as PCP) Classes (on Sundays only) by well qualified and dedicated faculty at our Learner Support Centre(s) (presently 1. GNDU Main Campus, Amritsar, 2. GNDU College, Verka, 3. GNDU College, Pathankot and 4. GNDU College, Jalandhar) for benefits and academic advancements of the students. The Directorate also has plans to further boost the advantage to students and learning with the better use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). We also provide the library facilities for our students.

Syllabi of all the courses are designed under Credit Based Semester System (CBSES) pattern as per the latest guidelines of UGC for ODL courses. Further, the Directorate has made provisions of 20% marks as Internal Assessments. Also, the exams are conducted in a transparent manner by strictly following the stringent quality control of the University and standards set by it and preferably on Sundays to facilitate our students and learners.

I hope you will enjoy your course and learning experience through Directorate of Open & Distance Learning, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Category-I University status by UGC and Accredited at A++ grade [Highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27/01/2017 by NAAC) and addition to your academic profile. The Directorate is always available for your support and guidance.

  • Provisional roll numbers for all eligible students for May 2022 exams scheduled to start from 4th June 2022 in offline mode has been released. Click here for details.
  • Last reminder for Payment of Fee. Click here to view.
  • Online registration for admission in ODL courses for session 2022-23 is open from 5th May, 2022. Click here to view.
  • Re-appear fee payment schedule for all current and passed out students under ODL Mode (Session 2021-22 Examination May-2022) Last date is 10th May 2022. Click here to view.
  • Urgent Notice for candidates having Reappear in Previous Semesters. Click here to view.
  • DMCs and degree for Final Year students for all ODL classes has been received by the Directorate office. Students can collect it from ODL office in working days.
  • Urgent Notice for candidates having Reappear in Previous Semesters. Click here to view.
  • ODL students under Directorate that they are required to visit the Directorate website regularly. Click here to view.
  • Last date for submission for internal assignments is 25th April 2022. Click here to view.
  • Admission Schedule for Promoted Candidates of all Even Semester Candidates under ODL Mode (Session 2021-22). Click here to view.
  • Request for sending the hard copy of SLMs to home/office address for ODL students those who are not able to collect SLMs from the Directorate office. Click here to Submit.
  • UGC letter dated 14 Oct, 2013 No. UGC/DEB/2013 for Equivalence of degree awarded under ODL mode Click here to view.

  • DEB Quality Assurance Cell Compliance report Click here to view.

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