LPU’s Directorate of Distance Education launched its fifth International Study Center in Kuwait

*Enabled Students in Kuwait to get affordable Quality Education through Fahaheel study center
*4 international study centers, one each in USA & Sri Lanka and two in Nepal already exist

Online PR News – 03-January-2013 – Jalandhar/Punjab – Resolute to reach national as well as international education seekers and to make quality & affordable education easily accessible, LPU’s Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) has launched its fifth International study center in Fahaheel, Kuwait. Prior to this 4 international study centers, one each in USA & Sri Lanka and two in Nepal have already been benefitting the thousands of international and NRI students. In this regard, two more distance education study centers are soon going to be opened in Dubai and Qatar.

LPU Distance Education (DE) has a strong network of 350+ national and international ‘Study Centers’ that enables students to choose the one that is easily accessible to them. These centers act as access points for advice, counseling and rendering various student support services as required for the purpose of LPU DE. Fahaheel is a suburb of Kuwait, where Kuwaiti Bedouin population and many Afghans, Sri Lankans, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Egyptians as well as Indians live. As such, this study center is going to help students of many countries, at a stretch.

Speaking on the launch, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “After reaching in every state of India, we have made access to international arena with our theme of distance education- ‘Educating India, Educating the World’. The present study center in Kuwait and many other centers soon to be opened in different countries are our efforts towards global education. We want that each and every education aspirant, national or international, must have quality higher education, in an easily accessible and affordable way. Also to ensure top quality distance education, our programmes are offered through innovative curriculum and unique learning methodologies.”

In fact, LPU’ Distance Education system has strong recognition not only in India but abroad also. The online Learning Management System of LPU DE has become the winner of best open & distance learning initiative of the year e-India 2012 Award. It has also been ranked as the 7th best in distance education by a popular magazine ‘Human Factor’. In fact, LPU DE has envisioned establishment of a versatile distance education system, and LPU’s footing on the foreign lands is indeed strong effort to let all professionals, entrepreneurs, housewives and others look-forward to pursue required higher education.

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