Prof.(Dr.) Nitin R. Karmalkar
Distance education is growing tremendously day by day. There is a huge scope of distance education in future of Indian higher education system. This mode of education attracts the people read more...
Massification of higher education is big challenge in front of higher education institutes. However, School of Open Learning (SoL) provide education through distance mode in the field of higher education.The best part of the open learning is its read more...
About The School of Open Learning
The School of Open Learning (SoL) established under the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune in 2018 is a pioneer Institution in the field of Open and Distance Education in India. Savitribai Phule Pune University, one of the premier universities in India, is positioned in the North-western part of Pune city. It occupies an area of about 411 acres. It was established on 10th February, 1949 under the Poona University Act. The university houses 46 academic departments. It is popularly known as the 'Oxford of the East'. Savitribai Phule Pune University having status of graded Autonomy by UGC. It has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and under-graduate courses. Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is a system where the teachers and learners need not necessarily be present either at same place or same time and is flexible in regard to modalities and timing of teaching and learning as also the admission criteria without compromising necessary quality considerations. The School of Open Learning (SoL) offers Undergraduate/Postgraduate Degree courses in the various subjects of Arts and Commerce faculty. The medium of instruction of all courses in Marathi and English. The school is enduring to circulate all printed material to the enrolled students at the centres. All study centres are identified in the constituency of University and they are fully equipped with appropriate infrastructure. And responsible study centres are working as caretaker of all learner and provide essential personal contact under the guidelines of school. At the university campus all administrative and academic staffs are always ready to provide necessary information to learners. The school is confirmed that all experience faculty were recruited at various centres. This is becoming more and more significant for continuing education, skill updating of in-service personnel or those wants to learn higher education. It is also simultaneously focus on quality education of relevance to learners located at educationally disadvantageous locations, also.