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Allahabad Agricultural Institute- Deemed University Distance Education Brief Information

University Contact Information
Address SHIATS - Deemed University Naini, Allahabad - Uttar Pradesh - 211 007
Phone & Fax (0532) 2684317
E-mail aaidudec@aaidudec.org
Website http://www.aaidudec.org


SHIATS (AAI) is located in Allahabad UP. University got provisional recognition from DEC in 2007 - 08 for conducting distance education courses. In 2011-12 it has got Programme-wise Regular Recognition for B.A, M.A, B.Com, M.Com, B.Sc, M.Sc, Diploma, MSW, BSW, BLISc, MLISc, PG Diploma and Certificate Courses.

Allahabad Agricultural Institute- Deemed University is now named Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences - Deemed University. It is established under section 3 of UGC act 1956. On March 15, 2000, on approval of UGC it was declared Deemed University vide notification no. F9-26/94-U3.

Courses - University offers Twenty Eight Undergraduate Programmes, Forty Eight Postgraduate programmes, Eleven Diploma programmes, and Doctorates in various disciplines.


Methodology - The student's performance is routinely assessed by continuous evaluation and holds 30% weightage in marks. Year-end examination amounts to 70% of the total credits. Under Academic activities students are provided following - (a) Self-explanatory courseware (b) Assignments assessed by instructors of study centre and (c) Delivery of courses.


Study Centres - It has study centres in following states - Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal . Personal Contact Programmes are held in these centres.


Selection - Admission to courses are made through Merit of qualifying examination or availability of seats in the study centre.

Application Procedure - The Directorate of Distance Education announces admission once in July - August. It publishes its admission notice in various newspapers showing the address of study centres. Candidates may contact to the nearest study centre for their admission. Candidates can also download application from website.


Fees - All the fees including programme fee, examination fee & resitting examination fee etc. must be paid through Demand Draft purchased from any scheduled Bank issued in favour of "DDE, AAIDU A/c" payable at "Allahabad". Students are advised to retain a copy of Demand Draft for future records.


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