Q: What is online and distance education mode?
A: Distance education is a way of
learning through virtual or
written correspondence where study material and learning resources are sent to
students through the post. In distance mode there is no interaction between a
student and his mentor. Online Education mode is way of learning where there is
an interaction between the teacher and student through the digital medium.
Q: How online/distance education is different from regular mode?
A: In regular education mode, the
classes are conducted
regularly on a daily basis. In distance/online education mode, the colleges or
universities take classes and assessments digitally and students don't have to
go to college regularly.
Q: What is the role of DEB (Distance Education Bureau) approval and how to check
A: The role of Distance Education
Bureau(DEB) is to make sure
that each university complies with the rules and standards so as to maintain a
quality standard of education in all of these programs. UGC provides the
recognition status of the university/Institution which is available on the UGC
website at www.ugc.ac.in/deb. You may check these approvals on Education Mitra’s
Q: Difference between a College and a University?
A: Colleges are either affiliated
to a university or it is an
autonomous body. A college is an educational institution which offers degree and
diploma courses to its students. While a university is an authorized educational
and research institution that grants degree and diploma to its students, in the
respective fields and it does not require any affiliation from another