What Are India’s Best Online Universities?

Universities providing online distance education have been growing in number in India and they are providing quality online learning to the students across the country and overseas with a variety of under graduate and post graduate courses. These online universities are serving thousands of students and providing them the convenience of learning from home. We have compiled a list of top distance online universities in India.

With a huge student-base and infrastructure, Indira Gandhi national Open University (IGNOU) is the number one in providing distance learning in India. It has a unique status and is the only central Open University in India. The other online universities in the top ranks are YCMOU, Nashik; IMT-CDL, Ghaziabad and SMU, Gangtok. YCMOU is the state Open University of Maharashtra and delivers niche programs in several segments. IMT-CDL is a private institution providing several management programs and has a strong innovation and creative study pattern.

Here is a list of top online universities in India based on popularity and performance-

 • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

 • Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University, (YCMOU)

 • IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute (IMT-CDL)

 • Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok

 • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune

 • MP Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal

 • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, (BRAOU), Hyderabad

 • Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata

 • University of Mumbai, (IDOL), Mumbai

 • Maharishi Dayanand University, (DDE), Rohtak

 • Maulana Azad National Urdu University, (DDE)

 • University of Delhi, (SOL), New Delhi

 • Annamalai University, (DDE), Annamalainagar

 • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad

 • Karnataka State Open University, Ahemedabad

 • Karnataka State Open University, Mysore

 • Acharya Nagarjuna University,( CDE), Guntur

 • The ICFAI University, Sikkim

 • Osmania University, (PGRRCDE), Hyderabad

 • Alagappa University (DDE), Karaikudi

 • Shivaji University,(CDE), Kolhapur

 • The ICFAI University, Tripura

 • SNDT- Women’s University (CDE), Mumbai

 • Himachal Pradesh University (ICDEOL), Shimla

 • Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai

 • University of Madras (IDE),Chennai

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