Amongst the various modes of education, the distance and correspondence programs have gained much popularity in the recent times.
Unlike the older times, when the students had only a single option of attending full time lectures, today most of them can be found to have enrolled in multiple courses offered by Institutions extending distance education and e-learning programs.
The popularity of these programs owes to the ever ending need of gaining specialization, in this era of cut-throat competition. Where affordability, ease of study, and flexibility are some of the advantages offered by a typical distance program, a major advantage related to its structure being just the same as a regular program, cannot be ignored. However, it has been found by much research and study that until today, distance education programs were considered to be a bit low on the credibility scale as compared to the regular courses. However, a recent news floated by the University Grants Commission....