Amity School of Distance Learning (ASoDL) stands for high quality cost-efficient management learning. It has been catering to the educational needs of thousands of students and working professionals.
Continuing with this endeavour, Amity School of Distance learning (ASODL) organized its 20th Bi-Annual meet to start their new session and familiarize the new batch with the working of the institute. The ceremony started with the traditional lighting of the lamp by Mr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Surendar Kumar, Chairman, Amity School of Distance Learning (ASODL), Maj. Gen. R.K. Dhawan, Senior Vice President, RBEF, Mr. Abhinash Kumar- Dy Director, ASODL.
Mr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University blessed the students on starting of the new session and said that Distance Learning education is the need for todays fast changing life in which every one wants to upgrade his knowledge. Distance Learning helps a student to pursue his profession while completing his studies. Mr. Chauhan said that student is future of country and he should always have a gratitude towards his country and parents. The blessings of parents will always help him to overcome any hurdles in life.
Welcoming the students to ASODL, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Surendar Kumar asserted the importance of distance learning in todays fast paced world. He said that one needs to learn throughout his life and at the same time its not possible for majority of people to pursue traditional form of education sitting inside the portals of an institution or a university because of the paucity of time and sometimes, financial problem. Continuous learning and updating knowledge has now become essential more than ever before Distance Education is a fast developing concept, it is no more a poor cousin of traditional form of education. And, eventually it is becoming the most viable option for all those who want to grow and climb the corporate ladder. He congratulated all the students who have made a discreet choice of joining distance learning education.
Mr. Abhinash Kumar appraised the students with Amity School of Distance Learning and its various programmes including PG Diplomas in various disciplines, MBA- 3 years, Executive MBA, corporate tie- ups of ASODL, programme cycle followed, teaching methodology, assignments, External and Internal assessments, Personal Contact Programmes (PCP) and various specializations offered at ASODL.
During the occasion, study material was distributed amongst the students. New students were familiarized with staff of ASODL operating from different centres in Defence Colony, Gurgaon, Saket, Janakpuri and Vasundhra. They were introduced to the culture and traditions at Amity. The function saw extensive interaction between the students and the management.
Amity School of Distance Learning was established in November 1999, starting from a modest strength of 130 students in the year 2000 and has eventually grown to over 15000 students. Since then, ASoDL has been continuously striving to provide quality education to the students.