Gitam University with an avowed objective of enhancing access to higher education with quality at affordable cost started the Centre for Distance Learning to offer programmes through distance mode from the year 2009-10 with the recognition of DEC.
Centre for Distance Learning(CDL) by Gitam University was established on 09-09-2009, recognized by Distance Education Council (DEC) on the recommendation of the Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC. CDL started offering 13 programs with effect from the academic year 2009-10 with an enrollment of 1804 students.
Continuation of recognition is sanctioned by Distance Education Bureau (DEB), UGC, New Delhi for the academic years from 2018-19 to 2019-20.
CDL’s aim is to offer a wide range of programmes and quality study material to distance learners, conducting them as efficiently as the regular programmes, that too at a very affordable cost. Our motto is always to offer every programme with a quality on par with the best institutes in the country through regular programmes.
All the activities in CDL, starting from admissions to evaluation, are totally computerized. Student portal is accessible in the CDL website i.e., cdl.gitam.edu for lending student support services. A sophisticated studio established for webcasting lectures delivered by the faculty.