UGC Approved 38 Universities to offer Online Degree Programs

UGC Approved 38 universities to offer online degree courses

Recently, the UGC (University Grants Commission) As per National Education Policy 2020, UGC has approved 38 universities to provide online courses. The universities which will provide online courses are Mysore University, Shiv Nadar University, OP Jindal Global University and Amity University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and many more.

In September 2020, the UGC had created many rules for all online courses. The circular by UGC states the criteria that those universities accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) have a score of more than 3.01 on a scale of 4, or falls in the top 100 list of the National Institutional Ranking Framework are eligible for fully online courses.

This pandemic has given a chance to education regulators to restructure the ways of education and then they came up with a plan of allowing universities to offer 20% of normal courses to be available online

The push for online education has gained momentum during the pandemic and the UGC has been encouraging institutions to accept SWYAM credits and start offering full-fledged online courses. This year the UGC approved 38 universities for online courses, where there are 15 are deemed universities, 13 state universities, 3 private universities, and 3 central universities.

Following courses are offered in the respective universities

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI)

The JMI university now will offer some new online courses like Masters of Arts (Public Administration) and Masters of Arts (Education).

Mizoram University

The Mizoram university added four new online degree programs. Some online courses offered by Mizoram University are B. Com E-commerce, MBA (Marketing), B. Com (E- Accounting), Executive Diploma in Application Development, and other online certificate courses.

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) recently added Masters of Arts in Sanskrit. Some other online courses offered by JNU are Technical Distance Education, Computer Science Distance Education, Arts and Humanities, Media distance education, Finance and Accounts, Management distance education, etc.

University of Jammu

Jammu university offers a Master of Arts (English) and Master of Commerce through online mode. Other online courses are M.A. English, M. A. Sociology, M. A. Economics, M. A. Hindi, M. A. Urdu, M. Com, B. Com, etc.

Narsee Monjee Institute

The Narsee Monjee Institute will now offer a Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce. Some other courses are MBA (Business Management), MBA (OR), MBA (BA), MBA (Financial Management), MBA (International Trade Mgmt), MBA (Retail Management), MBA (Supply chain management), MBA (IT and system management), a Certificate program in IT mgmt, certification in project management, certification in business management, certification in corporate communication, and Diploma in multiple fields.

Jain University

The Jain University recently added seven new courses such as Bachelor of Commerce, MA in English, MA in Economics, Bachelor of Business Administration, Masters of Computer Education, Masters of Commerce, etc.

Symbiosis International

This is one of the best university which offers Symbiosis online learning courses. It recently added Bachelor of Science (H)- Economics, Business Administration Finance & Accounts. Some other online courses are Post graduation in HR Management, MBA in Marketing and many other programs

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University is the best university and offer various online courses, recently it added some new online course list. Some popular online courses offered by Chandigarh University are Master of commerce, Bachelor of Commerce, Master of computer applications, Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, B. Sc Travel and Tourism Management, Business of Arts, etc.

Manipal University

Manipal University is a private deemed university. It offers many online courses like BCA, MCA, MBA, BSc IT, MSc IT, and many more courses.
Apart from this, there are also many colleges available that recently added some online courses. If any student wants to get admission to the above colleges or universities then can go to the official website and check all related information. All the above universities offer the best online courses at affordable prices.


Earlier UGC invited applicants from higher education colleges to offer the best online programs for this academic session. All the above universities can offer online programs as long as they comply with the NIRF and NAAC ranking requirements under the UGC regulations.

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