Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established in 1985, is considered one of the prominent names for distance/ part-time education in India. Indira Gandhi National Open University Delhi began by offering two programmes in 1987, with a strength of approximately 4,500 students. Today, the university serves more than three million students in India and abroad through its 21 schools, a network of 67 regional centres, and 29 overseas partner institutions. IGNOU offers more than 200 programmes at certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral levels. The admission cycles of IGNOU are conducted twice in January and July. For the January session, the online registration for most of the courses starts in November every year and for July, registrations begin in May-June.
Santal Pargana College, Dumka offer distance postgraduate programmes, undergraduate programmes and various certificate courses through its Study Centers of IGNOU. It offers postgraduate programmes in Hindi, English, History, Public Administration, Rural Development, Economics, Sociology, Phsychology, Philosophy and undergraduate programmes in all major subjects of humanities and social science faculties.
|1.||Dr. Ravi Shankar Kumar||Co-ordinator|
|2.||Prof. Pratibha Tudu||Assistant Co-ordinator|
|3.||Prof. Aman Raj||Assistant Co-ordinator|
|4.||Prof. Sunil Besra||Assistant Co-ordinator|
|5.||Sri Raj Kumar Thakur||Assistant|
|6.||Bharat Kumar Mandal||Attendant|
|7.||Sri Kurban Ansari||Attendant|
|8.||Sri Sanjeev Kumar Mishra||Attendant|
|9.||Sri Prem Das||Sweeper|