About Us


Director’s Message

Global boundaries are vanishing, merging people of diverse cultures, nationalities and age groups. Education is emerging as the most powerful platform in the boundary-less world. Distance learning opens new dimensions of opportunities for students to obtain higher education without the constraint of location and time. School of Distance Learning, Jagannath University, offers a chance to enhance your career and life through the quality education.

The Open and Distance Learning is a very good vehicle for motivated people who wish to enhance their qualification and skill or who wish to re-enter the work force or the education system after a break. The system is providing a great opportunity to the students from lower income group, employed work force, house wives, dropouts and professionals who could not complete their education for several family, and geographic constraints and now willing to enhance their qualifications.

Prof. (Dr.) Kapil Khattar

Director, SDLJU

The Jagannath University

Jagannath University has been established in the year 2008, by an Act (Act No. 19 of 2008) of the Rajasthan State Legislature and is approved under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956, vested with the authority to award Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. The University has been established to cater to the growing needs of higher education in the country. One of the primary objectives of this University is to develop and make available, trained manpower to accelerate sustained economic growth in the current highly competitive global environment. In order to face the challenges of globalization and liberalization in the field of higher education, the University has endowed its faculty and students with modern technologies, facilities and resources so as to enhance their competency and quality of teaching so they are able to contribute constantly towards learning & research. It is true that conducive environment with updated technological inputs and latest information helps not only providing quality education but also provides human touch and ensures fervent dedication to the cause of the nation and the society. With the above aim in focus and to make the University as a Center of Excellence for higher studies and research, the University has been equipped with excellent physical and academic infrastructure, latest curriculum, and improved teaching methodology. Best talent has been recruited as faculty, industry interaction and practical exposure makes the learning process at the university dynamic. Our aim is to make Jagannath University as one of the best Centers of Excellence in higher studies and research.

School of Distance Learning

(Approved by Distance Education Bureau and the Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEB) The School of Distance Learning, Jagannath University has been established and approved by Distance Education Council in the year 2010. The School is well equipped with computer and other infrastructure, adequate teaching faculty and administrative set-up of its own, computer training centres, etc to serve its students clientele in their best interest at their door steps.

Few prominent features of distance leaning program at Jagannath University:

  • Sector-specific and job-oriented
  • Modern up-to-date curriculum
  • Lateral entry for diploma holders in the related degree programmes
  • Effective Personal Contact Programme
  • Adequate hands-on training for Computer Practicals
  • Examination conducted twice in a year