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Maharshi Dayanand University, established as Rohtak University, Rohtak, came into existence by an Act No. 25 of 1975 of the Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1976 with the objective to promote inter-disciplinary higher education and research in the fields of environmental, ecological and life sciences. It was rechristened as Maharshi Dayanand University in 1977 after the name of a great visionary and social reformer, Maharshi Dayanand. It had a unitary and residential character in its nascent stage, but became an affiliating University in November 1978. The University secured the recognition of University Grants Commission {UGC} the higher education regulatory body of India – for central Govt. grants in Feb. 1983.

Maharshi Dayanand University Distance Education realizing the important role of education which it plays in the overall national development, the Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak established a Correspondence Cell in the year 1988 for imparting education through ‘Correspondence’ leading to the award of B.Ed. degree. The University, with the passage of time, development of technology and requirement of society, upgraded the Correspondence Cell to Directorate and has expanded tremendously.

The Directorate is providing opportunities for higher education to a large segment of population especially disadvantaged groups living in remote and rural areas, adults, housewives and working people. We aspire to create, preserve, and disseminate knowledge to build competitive capability for holistic development of person and society. The various programmes offered by the Directorate are as per needs of the area and employment opportunities available therein. In order to meet the growing demand of open and distance learning, the Directorate has enriched in terms of resources for further access to the aspirants. It aims at establishing itself as a centre of excellence in Distance Education.

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Maharshi Dayanand University Admission Process & Fees Details:- 

Maharshi Dayanand University

Directorate of Distance Education of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak offers 13 Undergraduate/ Postgraduate programmes, duly recognized by DEB, UGC, the admissions to which are made at its headquarters only since 2013.
Undergraduate Programmes:
1. Bachelor of Arts (Three year)
2. Bachelor of Commerce (Three year)
3. Bachelor of Library & Information Science (One year)
Postgraduate Programmes:
1. Master of Commerce (Two year)
2. Master of Science (Mathematics) (Two year)
3. Master of Library & Information Science (One year)
4. Master of Arts (Two year each)
i) English
ii) Hindi
iii) History
iv) Political Science
v) Public Administration
vi) Sanskrit
vii) Economics
Address :  Directorate of Distance Education of Maharshi Dayanand University,  Rohtak Haryana India.
Tel: 01262-393191
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