Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad

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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU) was established in 1994 in Ahmedabad in order to encourage the already existing tradition of distance learning and to further expand the reach of the common people to the higher education. The University works with the idea that distance learning is a blessing for working people and for all those who can not afford to attend regular classes for some reason or the other.

Although the medium of instruction in some of the courses is either Hindi or English, for majority of the courses it is Gujarati.

Courses Offered by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University

This open university in Ahmedabad offers various courses:

  1. Postgraduate courses
  2. Bachelor Degree courses
  3. Postgraduate Diploma course
  4. Diploma and Certificate courses While most of the courses are meant to provide the young generation with employment opportunities, some other courses are meant primarily for educating the people for better development of the society.

Certificate Courses

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University also offers Certificate Courses in:

  1. Better Parenting
  2. Traditional Birth Attendant
  3. Environment Awareness Moreover you can also pursue a Certificate Course in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar from this University.

Postgraduate Courses at BAOU

  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in Hindi
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Gujarati
  • Master of Valuation in Plant in Machinery
  • Master of Valuation in Real Estate

Bachelor Degree Courses at BAOU

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Education (BEd)

Postgraduate Diploma Courses at BAOU

  • Post-graduate diploma in Distance Education

Diploma Courses at BAOU

  • Diploma in Creative Writing in English
  • Diploma in Creative Writing in Hindi
  • Diploma in Financial Management
  • Diploma in Advance Cost Accounting
  • Diploma in Advance Accounting
  • Diploma in Insurance
  • Diploma in operational Research
  • Diploma in Mother & Child Health and Family Welfare
  • Diploma in Village Health Worker
  • Diploma in Patient Care Assistant
  • Diploma in Value Added Tax in Gujarat

Certificate Courses at BAOU

  • Certificate in Food & Nutrition
  • Certificate in Computing
  • Certificate in Tourism Marketing
  • Certificate in Tourism Management
  • Certificate in Child care and Development
  • Certificate in Personal Computer Software
  • Certificate in Teaching English
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies
  • Certificate in Participatory Forest Management
  • Certificate in Communication Skills in English: Level-1
  • Certificate in Computer Concept
  • Certificate in Traditional Birth Attendant
  • Certificate in Better Parenting
  • Certificate in Yog Science
  • Certificate in Naturopathy
  • Certificate in Human Rights
  • Certificate in Panchayatiraj Institute Management
  • Certificate in Environment Awareness
  • Certificate in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar life and Thought

Preparatory Courses

Apart from the above mentioned courses, it also offers a Preparatory Course for Bachelors Degree.

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