Annamalai Open University
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University
Karnataka State Open University
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University
Netaji Subhash Open University
Nalanda Open University
Pt. Sunderlal Sharma OpenUniversity
Symbiosis MBA through Correspondance
Sikkim Manipal Distance Learning programmes
Tamil Nadu Open University
U.P.Rajarshi Tandon Open University
Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University, is located in the city of Hyderabad. With a wide network of 200 study centers spread throughout the state of Andhra Pradesh, the University has for its motto "Education at Your Doorstep". The University, the first of its kind in the Country was brought into being through an act of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature in August,1982.
Dr. BRAOU follows a multi-media teaching-learning approach which broadly comprises self-learning printmaterial,supported by audio, video lessons and regular broadcast of lessons through All India Radio. From November, 1999 theUniversity started Telecast of Video lessons through Doordarshan Regional Channel. On Sundays the University has Interactive Teleconferencing on the Regional Channel of Doordarshan.
At present, it has a network of 200 Study Centers which includes 20 Postgraduate Study Centers throughout the State of Andhra Pradesh. The Study Centers are located in conventional colleges and working on weekends and holidays. The Study Center offers Academic Guidance, Counseling and also admissions to various Programs by following admission procedures. The Study Centers are located in Urban, Rural and Tribal areas. They serve as a 'link' between the Student and the University. The Study Centers are equipped with Library, Laboratory, Audio & Video and Recording facilities.