Ignou Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education

Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education PGDHE

The Programme has been visualised and developed in response to the recommendations of the National Policy of Education (1986) and several other committees on higher education teachers to provide necessary knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to teaching in higher education. The programme is meant for prospective and/or in-service university and college teachers.

The Programme is meant for:

  • teachers in universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning.
  • those having a postgraduate degree in any discipline with at least a IInd Division.
  • professional degree holders in areas such as Engineering, Medicine, Agricultural Science and law etc.

Eligibility: Teachers in an institution of higher education or Post Graduate Degree holders in any subject including a Professional Degree

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 4 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
Fee Structure: Rs. 3,000/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
MES 101 Higher Education : Its Context and Linkages 6
MES 102 Instruction in Higher Education 6
MES 103 Higher Education: Socio-Psychological Field 6
MES 104 Planning and Management of Higher Education 6
MES 105 Project Work 6
MES 106 Extended Contact Programme 6
Total Credits 36

UGC’s letter of recognition of PGDHE as equivalent to one Orientation Course for       Teachers of various disciplines and as equivalent to two Refresher Courses for Teachers of Education is available on page 152.

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