Centre for Distance & Virtual Learning

16 Innovative PG Diploma Programmes

Prof. S. Jeelani







Last Date for submission of Application is 31 March, 2023

About the Centre


The Centre for Distance Virtual Learning (CDVL) is one of the oldest centres of the University of Hyderabad which was officially established in the year 1994, based upon the directions received from the UGC and MHRD. The Centre initially started with two diploma programmes. Presently it is offering Sixteen One year Diploma Programmes, which are employable, knowledge oriented and skill developing programmes. These programmes are offered through distance/ online mode, i.e. correspondence cum contact programme. Most of the students are working employees from various state and central government offices, few are IAS and IPS Officers, lawyers, magistrates; some are executives from multi-national companies, corporate sectors, NGOs and also housewives. These distance programmes are also approved by the UGC-AICTE-DEC joint committee.

The Centre committed to fulfill the following objectives:

  • Increases the accessibility.
  • Reduces Infrastructure constraints.
  • Acts as catalysts for the Institutional transformation.
  • Helps the physically challenged individuals.
  • Equal opportunities to education irrespective of socio economic status.
  • Helps in Adult education.
  • Contributes to lifelong learning.
  • Helps in increase the higher education enrolment.

 The mission of the CDVL, University of Hyderabad is to create a learning environment to the outreach students for national and international students. The CDVL is continuously working even during holidays, Saturdays. Sundays also for constantly providing training and counseling in the form of contact classes, lab training and field works for the benefit of large number of students to upgrade their skills, knowledge and also social commitment.