DEPARTMENT OF OPEN & DISTANCE LEARNING
PUNJABI UNIVERSITY, PATIALA
(Established under Punjab Act No. 35 of 1961)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS THE FULL FORM OF DDE?
The full form of DDE is Department of Distance Education. Previously, it was called the Department of Correspondence Courses (CC).
WHICH COURSES ARE OFFERED BY THE DDE?
Department is offering Post-graduate, Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate Courses. Following is the list of the various courses.
CAN ADMISSION BE TAKEN IN TWO COURSES IN THE SAME SESSION?
WILL ID CARD BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT?
It will not be sent through post. If someone needs it, he/she can get from the department by hand.
This department provides a large part of the study material and conduct PCP (Personal Contact Programme) for all the courses offered. All the students enrolled with the department of DE can contact the concerned teachers during the working hours of the department.
WHAT IS THE MODE OF TEACHING IN THE DDE?
Yes, but the courses should be major and minor.
WHAT IS THE OBJECTIVE OF HOLDING PERSONAL CONTACT PROGRAMMES (PCPS)?
The PCP's are conducted in each semester to cover the related topics of the syllabus. Intensive training, class room instructions, discussions and personal guidance are also provided to the students.
IS IT COMPULSORY TO ATTEND THE PCPS?
It varies from course to course.
FROM WHERE WILL I GET THE SYLLABUS AND LESSONS/STUDY MATERIAL ?
The syllabus can be downloaded from the website of the Department of Distance Education.
The lessons/ study material can be downloaded from the given link: http/pbidde.org