IGNOU

Indira Gandhi National Open University,

Study Centre 1639 (Balbhim College, Beed)

            Indira Gandhi National Open University was established by an act of Parliament of India in 1985. (Act No.50 of 1985).  B.A., B.Com., Certificate Diplomas and Post Graduate Courses were introduced in 2005 and B.Sc. was introduced in 2012 in our Study Centre 1639 (Balbhim College, Beed). 

Objective:

  1. Democratizing higher education by taking it to the doorsteps of the learners.
  2. Providing access to high quality education to all those who seek it notwithstanding their age, region, religion and gender.
  3. Offering need-based academic programmes by giving professional and vocational orientation to the courses.
  4. Promoting and developing distance education in India.
  5. Setting and maintaining standards in distance education in the country as an apex body.

 

Important Achievements:

  1.  UNESCO declared IGNOU as the largest institution of higher learning in the world.
  2. Award of Excellence for distance education study material by the Commonwealth of Learning.
  3. Largest network of learning support system.

 

Academic Programmes:

            IGNOU Study Centre (1639) of our college offers long term programmes leading to certificates, Diplomas & Degrees which are conventional as well as innovative. Considering the demands and needs of the students of this region we have introduced  Certificate, Diploma and Degree Programmes such as B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., M.A. English, M.A. Hindi, M.A. History, M.A. Political Science, M.A. Public Administration, M.A. Economics, M.A. Psychology, M.A. Anthropology, M.A. Sociology, M.Com., P.G. Diploma in Rural Development, P.G. Diploma in Disaster Management, P.G. Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies, Certificate Course in Rural Development, Certificate Course in Disaster Management, Certificate in Teaching of English as a second language etc.

 

  1.  Learners Enrolment

Sr.No.

Year

Admission session

Enrolment of learners

  1.  

2012

January

029

  1.  

2012

July

133

  1.  

2013

January

058

  1.  

2013

July

149

  1.  

2014

January

061

  1.  

2014

July

229

  1.  

2015

January

138

  1.  

2015

July

253

  1.  

2016

January

125

  1.  

2016

July

 

 

  1.  Activities undertaken:
  1. Induction Meetings:

After the completion of admission procedure of fresh learners the IGNOU Study Centre organizes the Induction Meeting twice during July and January admission session every year.

  1. Online programmes

  1. The Study Centre arranges webcast of online guidance sessions for learners as well as counselors.  We provide online orientation programmes for learners and counselors.  His Excellency the President of India Hon’ble Pranab Mukherjee also delivered his opinions about higher education through these online programmes.
  2. To reach to the unreached groups of society, deprived people from education, the IGNOU Centre of this college has undertaken the Orientation Programmes, Speeches and Cultural Programmes, Street Plays etc. in the nearby villages such as Aher Chincholi and Charahta. Study Centre also organized a Cleanliness Drive in campus of the host institution.  We have also organized a brief session for the employees and teachers of Beed Zilla Parishad to promote higher education to the common masses.  Thus through the help of electronic and print media we have advertised the IGNOU programmes and distance learning mode.  Through Poster Presentation, news, advertisement we tried to extend the IGNOU educational Programmes for the common folks of society.  Thus IGNOU Centre has widely expanding educational network as per the demands and local needs of the people.
  1. Programmes for College (Host Institution) students:

This IGNOU Study Centre runs the programmes such as P.G. Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies, P.G. Diploma in Disaster Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development, Certificate Course in Disaster Management, Certificate Course in Teaching of English as a Second Language, Certificate Course in Rural Development which can be availed side by side by the students of the college (Host Institution) when they are pursuing their regular studies in the college.

  1. Awards:

  • Best Study Centre – IInd rank award.
  • Shri Kale : Folklore and Culture – Gold Medal.
  • Shri Pardeshi : Best Poster Presentation - III
  1. Orientation Programme Attended by the Counsellors:

Sr.No.

Name of the Counsellor

Subject

Date

Place

  •  

Dr.R.A.Chavan

Hindi

 

Bhopal

  •  

Dr.M.A.Sakhare

Chemistry

24 & 25 Sept. 2016

Nagpur

  •  

Prof.A.D.Chindhe

Mathematics

 

Pune

  •  

Prof.F.I.Momin

Mathematics

 

Pune

  •  

Dr.R.K.Kale

Political Science

 

Jaipur

  •  

Prof.B.T.Tate

Physics

 

Pune

  •  

Prof.S.N.Akulwar

Pub. Adm.

 

Nagpur

 

  1.  IGNOU Study Centre Part-time Staff:

Sr.No.

Name

Designation

  1.  

Principal Dr.V.G.Sanap

Head of the Institution

  1.  

Dr.A.V.Palkar

Coordinator

  1.  

Dr.M.A.Sakhare

Assistant Coordinator

  1.  

Shri L.S.Pokale

Assistant

  1.  

Shri M.A.Rahinj

Assistant

  1.  

Shri E.T.Tonge

Attendant

  1.  

Shri L.B.Shinde

Attendant

  1.  

Shri Eteshamoddin Ajimoddin

Sweeper