The School of Distance Education has three departments:
English Language Teaching
Linguistics and Phonetics
Literatures in English
Besides two teacher-training programmes, Post-Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English (PGCTE) and the Post-Graduate Diploma in the Teaching in English (PGDTE), the university also offers an MA programme in English through the distance mode. Contact programmes are conducted for all the distance mode programmes offered by the university. The contact programmes are held at Hyderabad and sometimes at other places within India. Apart from the final evaluation, all programmes also have internal assessment which is based on the assignments you are required to do during the programme. The number of assignments and the period of the contact programme vary from programme to programme.
Self-instructional materials are provided for all the programmes.
Courses offered and Eligibility:
MA – Graduation with English as the subject
PGCTE – M.A. with English or allied courses.
PGDTE – PGCTE
Applications are to be sent. No entrance examination.