DODL , Aliah University
Aliah University has proposed to begin programmes under open and distance Learning mode. In a meeting of the Academic Council of Aliah University held on 3rd October, 2018 in the board room of the New Town Campus it was resolved that undergraduate and post graduate programmes in Islamic Theology would be started in ODL mode at the University. However for the beginning the University has focused on the undergraduate programme in Islamic Theology i.e. B. A. (Hons.) in Islamic Theology.
The Bachelor Degree Programme (Hons.) in Islamic Theology (ITH) is a unique and most popular degree programme of Aliah University. In West Bengal, there is none other than Aliah University which offers Bachelor Degree programme in Islamic Theology either in regular mode or in ODL mode. The main objective of the course is to impart standard course curricula of the relevant subject which is at par to any other conventional universities. The great tradition of Islamic Theology and the recent phenomenal growth in terms of enrolment of this course shows that learners are satisfied with it at the receiving end.
The mission of Aliah University is to spread higher education in the state, especially among the members of the backward and minority communities. The insinuation hopes to provide access to different courses in higher education arena at affordable cost to the students who are in socially and economically disadvantageous situation. This bachelor degree programme in Islamic Theology can be availed by the learner to improve their institutional learning pedagogy and it may open several opportunities in the job market for the incumbent. This particular course/ programme may give an opportunity to gain knowledge in the core and allied areas of religion, ethics and sociology.
The Directorate would initiate other programmes, both Undergraduate and Postgraduate, if the first venture in Islamic Theology gets success.