22 August, 2014

Hyderabad
Regional Centre

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History

The Regional Centre at Hyderabad was established in January1987. This Regional Centre covers the Telangana Districts (except Khammam District) and Rayalseema District (except Chittoor District) of Andhra Pradesh. This Regional Centre was formally inaugurated on 2nd February 1987 by Late Professor G Ram Reddy, founder Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU. The Regional Centre had 5 Study Centres in 1987 and admitted 546 students into two programmes viz., Diploma in Distance Education and Diploma in Management Programmes. Over the years it has established 50 Study Centres / Programme Study Centres offering more than 300 programmes launched by the University. Out of 50 Study Centres established in the State, 10 are regular Study Centres and 40 are Programme Study Centres.

 

IGNOU Regional Centre, Hyderabad has emerged as one of the largest IGNOU Regional Centre with cumulative enrolment crossing 2.0 lakh figure. At the time of its inception in the year 1987 IGNOU Regional Centre Hyderabad catered to educational needs of the entire state of Andhra Pradesh. As the enrolment for various programmes increased the Jurisdiction of the Regional Centre has been divided into two Regions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Thus from July 2008 onwards the Jurisdiction of Hyderabad Regional Centre caters to the following districts of Andhra Pradesh : Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Medak, Nalgonda, Warangal, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Adilabad, Mahaboob Nagar, Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantapur (All districts of Telangana except Khammam and all districts of Rayalseema except Chittoor, Nellore).

 

Students from the Coastal Districts, Chittoor, Nellore and Khammam have to apply to Regional Centre, Vijayawada for admissions and other information about their registration.

 

The Regional Centre is headed by the Regional Director who is supported by a team of Academic, Administrative and supporting staff.

 

It coordinates various learner support activities by providing academic and administrative link between the learners, the study centres and the University Headquarters.

 

SNo
Name of the Regional Director
From
To
1
Dr.P.Satyanarayana
02/02/87
31.07.2000
2
Dr.S.Raja Rao (I/c)
01/08/00
09.10.2000
3
Dr.P.Ashok Kumar
10/10/00
14.04.2002
4
Dr.V.Vasudevan
14.04.2002
14.08.2004
5
Dr.S.Raja Rao (I/c)
14.08.2004
19.08.2004
6
Dr.T.R.Srinivasan
20.08.2004
16.07.2007
7
Dr.P.Ashok Kumar
16.07.2007
07.07.2010
8
Dr.B.Rajagopal
07.07.2010
30.09.2012
9
Dr.D.R.Sharma(I/c)
01.10.2012
28.11.2012
10
Dr.M.Krishaniah(I/c)
29.11.2012
15.01.2013
11
Dr.Kameshwari Moorty
16.01.2013
Continuing