Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
The Study Centre of IGNOU housed in PUCC, has a bouquet of programmes to offer for aspirants of higher studies in distance mode. A large number of distant learners avail this opportunity every year by enrolling themselves in programme of their choice ranging from Certificate courses to Ph.D. Counseling sessions on regular basis are held in the centre for the benefit of the students. Another attraction of the centre is a bouquet of four educational channels namely Gyan Darshan, Gyan Vani, Gyan Darshan Teleconferencing and Eklavya. Regular teleconferencing sessions are being held, where the experts and students can interact and share knowledge. EDUSAT facility, to meet the growing demand for an interactive satellite-based distance education system through audio-visual medium is available in this IGNOU Study Centre at PUCC. Teleconferencing and Video Conferencing through EDUSAT are extensively used by the distant learners in and around Puducherry including MCA and MBA professionals which facilitate the learners to interact with the subject experts from all over India.