Saturday, March 31, 2007
The decision taken up by the Distance Education Council (DCE) which lifts the geographical jurisdiction clause that restricted educational institutions to operate within their state boundaries, will now take the higher and professional education in India to a great height. Institutes like IIT and IIM are preparing to offer online education. IIT Madras is planning to put its course material online .IIM Lucknow has already made plans for using their under construction Noida campus for distance courses also.Another top B-school Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon is also thinking of providing its programmes online to foreign executives. The International College of Financial Planning has also announced to start its online programme in collaboration with the New Zealand Institute of Online Learning.