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School of Open Learning [SOL], Delhi University, New Delhi

5.9 / 10

Based on 63 Student Reviews

About School of Open Learning [SOL], Delhi University, New Delhi


School of Open Learning [SOL] was established in the year 1962. It is a part of the Campus of Open Learning and was previously known as The School of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education. The institute was established by the University of Delhi. SOL, Delhi University has grown up to be a pioneer Institution in the field of Distance Education in India, it has 2 campuses functioning in the North and South of Delhi.

The Programmes offered are Undergraduate and Postgraduate in fields of Arts and Commerce where the medium of instruction is study materials and online content. Students Degree is issued by The University of Delhi. Initially, The school had 900 admissions, by the year 2006-2007 school had enrolled more than two lakh students. Quality education is being delivered in the field of Commerce, Education, Humanities and Arts. Simplified School of Open Learning, Delhi University Admission procedure can be followed online.

SOL, Delhi University is in the process of opening new study centre in Eastern and Western NCR of Delhi to reach out to more students. Faculties are always available at the main campus for academic and study interactions with the students. SOL DU offers Distance Education mode for the students who are in requirement of flexible learning. It has a very good library to facilitate wide area of exposure to the Courses offered, The school also has its South Study Centre at South Moti Bagh, New Delhi.

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Departments:

SOL, Delhi University has departments teaching Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses in Arts and Commerce. It is an Open learning education system, so students are mailed the course material. The various departments at School of Open Learning are:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Sanskrit
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • Tamil

Highlights:

School of Open Learning, Delhi University offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses through distance education where the materials are made available through online for its students. The school is recognised by the international council for open and distant education and also by International Association for Distance Education.

Year of Establishment 1962
Type of Institution Public
Address North Campus -5, Cavalry Lane, University of Delhi, Delhi; South Campus - South Study Center, South Moti Bagh(Old Moti Lal Nehru College Building) New Delhi - 110021
SOL, Delhi University Affiliation University of Delhi
Governing Body Campus of Open Learning
Recognitions International Council for Open and Distance Education, International Association for Distance Learning
SOL, Delhi University Courses Undergraduate and Postgraduate SOL, Delhi University Fee
Number of Students 4.5 lakh
Faculty 32
Contact North Campus - +91-11-2766-7600/7166/7645/6777/6780 South Campus - +91-11-2688-2897, 2687-9462

School of Open Learning, Delhi University Courses:

SOL, Delhi University courses are offered on approval by the Delhi University and with guidance from the Distance Learning Council of India. The courses are offered similar to the other colleges under Delhi University. Course material is well printed and mailed to the students.

Discipline

Course

Specialisations

Arts BA Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Economics, Education, Mathematics, Nutrition and Health Education, Political Science, History, Tamil and Punjabi
BA (Hons) Hindi, Political Science, Urdu, Punjabi, English, History, Mathematics and Sanskrit
MA Hindi, Sanskrit, Political Science and History
Commerce B.Com
M.Com

SOL, Delhi University Placements:

SOL, Delhi University Placement is carried out in its dedicated placement cell. The cell was established at the DU campus on September 4, 2018 for the benefit of SOL students. The Cell was formed to address the need of students to find a suitable placement after completion of their studies at SOL. 

  • Interaction of students with the recruiters is possible with a placement cell.
  • Frequent placement drives are carried out to help the students.
  • 300 of the 2000 students participated are placed in the companies.
  • Placement drives are held in collaboration with many organisations like Dalmia and Axis Bank.
  • The major recruiters are: Dalmia Group, HDB Financial Services, ISA Global, NIIT Ltd.

Infrastructure Facilities:

DU SOL Infrastructure Facilities in the North and South campus are great, and they cater to the need of students. Even though it is a distance learning program, provisions for study material to the students are done so that they can make use of it.

  • A huge study room with seating capacity for over 200 students help students to study in peace and concentrate on the course work.
  • Students can use the Computer and Online facilities and the E- Resources (E-Books & E-Journals).
  • Books, Periodicals, Journals, magazines, newspapers are all present in the library and online content will be available 24/7.
  • The course materials are mailed to the student and are updated time to time so that the students are up to with the latest knowledge.
  • The faculty are very experienced and at least one senior faculty will always be in college to help the students with any doubts.

FAQs:

  1. How can I apply for a UG/ PG course online at DU SOL?
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     Aspirants seeking admission for UG/ PG courses can apply online by visiting the official website of SOL, DU. 
  2. How can I get a fee concession, being a BPL/ PWD student?
    All BPL students having a valid BPL Card are required to apply for the Fee Concession separately after taking the Admission in the SOL. PWD candidates are given on the spot Fee Concession while taking admission.
  3. How can I change my Medium of Study?
    Student can contact in the Concerned Admission Section of SOL along with his/ her Fee-Receipt to get medium of study changed.
  4. What is the time period of applying for Subject change after my Admission?
    Generally, there is a fixed last date for applying for Change of Subject after the closure of admissions in SOL.

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Based on 63 Student's Reviews 5.9/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 24/63 students

Student Reviews


Rohan
Rohan
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2019
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timing is only Sunday at 9:00 AM. An excellent method of teaching. There is no minimum attendance required so one can skip going to college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are no student societies, clubs and associations on campus. Every festival is celebrated on campus. The life in college is good.




Bhupal
Bhupal
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2018
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sundays every week. Method of teaching is great innovative. Overall all experience in 3years is absolutely awesome. campus give fun in learning all is great.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Associations are formed for betterment are very cooperative and energetic. Every festival is celebrated in the campus with good faith Life is awesome.




Naveen
Naveen
Bachelor of Arts [BA], batch of 2018
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

No daily classes, no any assignments, no project only just exam. The quality of teaching is so good. I have one year of experience in college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Good. Sports and other functions are going to ahead there the life of college is three years.




Contact Details and Location


Address : 5, Cavalry Lane, University of Delhi, Delhi
Website : http://sol.du.ac.in/home.aspx

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to University of Delhi - [DU], New Delhi and accredited by null.

Facilities


Library
Laboratory
Computer labs
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Sports

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Eligibility Criteria:

School of Open learning, Delhi University aspirants prior to admissions must go through the eligibility criteria prescribed for each course, only then they can get admissions for the School. The Eligibility criteria for the various courses can be found below: 

Course Eligibility Criteria
B.A./ B.Com
  • Candidate should have 40% (38% - OBC; Min Passing Marks - SC/ST) or above in aggregate in any of the qualifying examinations.
B.A. (Hons) (English)
  • Candidate should have 65% (58.5% - OBC; Min Passing marks - SC/ST) marks or more in any qualifying exam.
  • Candidate should have 75% (67.5% -OBC; Min Passing - SC/ST) marks in English core or 65% (58.5% - OBC; Min passing marks) marks in English elective.
  • Candidate should have Any Three academic subjects included in the course.
B.Com
  • Candidate should have 55% (49.5% - OBC; Min Passing marks - SC/ST) marks or above in aggregate in any qualifying exam. 
  • Candidate should have 60% (54% - OBC; Min passing marks - SC/ST) in Vocational stream in qualifying exam.
B.A(Hons) (Political Science)
  • Candidate should have 50% (45% - OBC; Min Passing marks - SC/ST) marks or above in aggregate in any qualifying exam. 
  • Candidate should have One language course included. Candidate should have Three academic subjects also included in the course.
M.A. (History)
  • Candidate should have B.A. (Hons.) Examination in History of University of Delhi 60% marks or above
  • [Or] Candidate should have B.A.(Pass)/ Prog. examination from Delhi University 55% marks and above in the aggregate and 55% in the subject history
  • [Or] Candidate should have B.A (Pass)/ Prog. from other than Delhi University With 60% marks or above in aggregate
M.Com
  • Candidate should have B.Com. (Hons.) degree from Delhi University or Universities other than Delhi University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks.
  • [Or] Candidate should have B.Com. (Pass) degree from Delhi University or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks.
  • [Or] Candidate should have B.A. (Hons.) Economics degree from Delhi University or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks.
  • [Or] Candidate should have B.B.S., B.B.A., B.I.F.A, and B.B.E. degree from Delhi University or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 60% marks.

Admission Procedure:

Admission for the School of Open Learning, Delhi University is done through Online and Offline methods by visiting the official website of the college. For offline Admissions aspirants can visit the North and South Campus of the SOL.


Courses and Fees Structure of School of Open Learning [SOL], Delhi University, New Delhi

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School of Open Learning [SOL], Delhi University, New Delhi Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 10,590
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 11,490
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 10,280

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School of Open Learning [SOL], Delhi University, New Delhi Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 10,440
Distance BA  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 10,890
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 9,980

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