Welcome to Department of Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education(DDCE)


About Department

The DDCE under the Fakir Mohan University was established with the mission to reach out to more and more people and help them in their endeavor to study further, by taking education to the doorsteps of the people without compromising the quality of education. It has the focus on education, research and training by diversity means of distance and continuing education by using new educational technology available to common man with easy access. Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates of DDCE shall be treated at par with the Degrees/ Diplomas issued by the regular departments of any other University in the Country. Besides providing employment related degrees, DDCE focuses on Teacher Education, Business and Management Studies, Computer Science Courses etc. The course fee of DDCE is very reasonable even the lowest in the State, The Rules and Regulations of the Statutory Bodies like UGC and NCTE shall be strictly adhered to by the Institution. The DDCE is located at the Old Campus, F.M. University, Januganj, Balasore with its approved study centres spreading within its jurisdiction. In this session, it is imparting various programmes like BCA, BLIS, BA (Education Hons.), B.Com (Hons.), MLIS, M. Com., M.A. (Pol. Sc., History, Odia, English, Economics, Sociology, Education) which are recognized by UGC vide its letter No. F.No. 5-1/2018(DEB-III) dated 16th August 2018 and PGDCA which is approved by own statutory body of the University. As per UGC DEB letter No. F.No.1-15/2020 (DEB-I) dated 12th October 2020, DDCE of this University shall not admit students in different Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes for the Academic Session 2020-21. Organization Chart of DDCE:- 1. Vice Chancellor - Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo 2. Registrar - Mr. Brahmananda Behera 3. Comptroller of Finance - Mr Manash Kumar Patra 4. Controller of Examinations - Mr Ranjan Kumar Roy 5. Director, DDCE - Prof Munesh Chandra Adhikary 6. Dy. Director, DDCE - Dr. Debadutta Das

Vision/Mission/Goal
Vision
  • To provide opportunity to those who are unable to pursue their education through regular mode. To cope with the increasing demand for higher education and to enable the students of the weaker sections of the society and of rural background for higher education who are unable to pay fee charged by private institutes. To provide quality education at reasonable fee structure. To introduce a host of Vocational Degree & Diploma Courses through Distance Education mode, with the hope to reach out to more and more people and help them in their endeavor to study further and taking education to people at their doorstep by removing all barriers of learning. But, of course, without compromising the quality factor. To provide meaningful opportunity for employment of young people by enhancing their knowledge base. To cater to the needs of the unprivileged section of the society particularly the physically and mentally retarded population of the state. To serve as catalyst and development of an open learning system and contribute to create the best academic environment for unemployed youths of the country.
Mission
  • DDCE has a mission to empower the students with knowledge, skills, capacity building and value creating which are necessary for a successful civil society. It has the motto to promote a bank of human talent in diversified faculties that would become an investment for a prosperous society.
Goal
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