ABOUT THE GLOBAL
OPEN UNIVERSITY (TGOU)
The Global Open University (TGOU),
Nagaland has been established by an Act of State
Legislature under "The Global Open University
Act 2006" (Act 3 of 2006) by the Government
of Nagaland. After receiving the assent from the
His Excellency, Governor of Nagaland, the establishment
of the university was notified in Government Gazette
vide notification number Law/Act-10/2006 on dated
18th September 2006. The Distance Education Council,
New Delhi has recognised the Global Open University
(TGOU), Nagaland vide letter DEC/GOU/NGL/Recog/2008/8685
dated 2nd June 2008. The Global Open University
(TGOU), Nagaland is empowered to award degree
as specified under section 22 of the UGC Act,
1956 vide UGC Letter No. 4- 2/2007 (CPP-1) dated
26th February 2008. His Excellency, Governor of
Nagaland, is Chancellor of the University. The
Global Open University (TGOU), Nagaland is administered
by a Governing Council. The Council has distinguished
dignitaries among its members having representatives
of Nagaland Government, an educationist of repute
and an academician nominated by Pro-Chancellor.
The Academic Council is responsible for all academic
The Global Open University (TGOU)
has interim headquarters at Dimapur (Nagaland).
The Global Open University (TGOU) Campus has well-equipped
physical and academic infrastructure with workshop,
laboratories, computer lab and library. The Act
of The Global Open University (TGOU), Nagaland
permits the university to offer programmes through
online mode across the country and abroad. The
Global Open University (TGOU), Nagaland has become
a pioneer in India by introducing Technology
Enabled Learning (TeL) and on demand online
Examinations to pursue its mission of providing
means for ”Self – Paced,
Self – Styled” any time,
any where learning.
The Global Open University (TGOU) was established
by Government of Nagaland to achieve the following
of those who could not get entry into the conventional
higher education by taking it to doorstep of the
» Expansion of Higher
» Promoting and
developing distance and online education in India
» Offering need-based
academic programmes by giving professional and
vocational orientation of the courses.
The Global Open University (TGOU)
has certain unique features such as:
by DEC, New Delhi
Study: flexibility in terms of place, pace and
duration of study.
Student support services network
information and communication technologies
Demand Online Examination examination and results
are also announced the next day.
and academically relevant programmes based on
students' needs analysis
as per UGC approved nomenclatures.
to needy and intelligent students.
The Government of Nagaland have allotted the Government
buildings and youth hostels for conducting Tourism,
Hotel Management, Catering Technology and other
job oriented courses for the benefit of young
boys and girls from Nagaland. The Government of
Nagaland has been approached for allowing the
civil hospitals and animal husbandry campus to
be used by “The Global Open University.
Nagaland for conducting Theory and Practical classes
of UG, PG and other research programmes. As of
now “The Global Open University (TGOU),
Nagaland” have 30 Departments for conducting
different programmes including Doctoral, Master's,
Bachelor's, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma
Programmes in the field of IT, Management, Engineering,
Paramedical, Hospitality and Tourism etc.
In continuation of its primary
objective of increasing access to higher education,
“The Global Open University (TGOU), Nagaland”
has pioneered the latest concept of Technology
Enabled Learning (TeL) and this mode of education
empowers the student for anywhere, anytime education
that offers M.Phil, Master's, Bachelor's, Diploma
and Post Graduate Diploma Programmes in the field
of IT, Management, Engineering, Paramedical, Hospitality
and Tourism etc. The focus area is the community
which can not pursue higher education due to their
constraints of geography,
time, economy or social status. Apex
Foundation, which is the Exclusive Learning
Resource Provider for “The Global Open University
(TGOU), Nagaland". delivers the programmes
through the Web Portal and authorised e- Learning
Points spread across the country and abroad.
These e-Learning Points act as an access point
for the purpose of advising, counseling, spot
admission, or rendering any assistance required
by the student in the context of the University's
Enabled Learning (TeL) Programme. The University
uses a strong nationwide network of e-Learning
Points to fulfill its mission of online education.
This enables a student to choose an e-Learning
Point that is easily accessible to them. To improve
the quality of education, University authorised
e-Learning Points will be equipped with an effective
Enabled Learning (TeL) System.
All courses offered by “The Global Open
University (TGOU), Nagaland are as per the Nomenclature
specified by University Grants Commission (UGC),
New Delhi that makes these courses universally
“The Global Open University (TGOU), Nagaland"
revises its curriculum periodically as per the
industry requirements and offers latest subjects
and technologies empowering the students to get
the latest skills to be employable. Learning Resource
Provider also has industry tie ups with different
Multinational Companies, Banks, Financial Institutions,
Hotels & Restaurants, Hospitals, Clinics and
other establishments to give hands-on industry
exposure to the students. “The Global Open
University (TGOU), Nagaland" offers a unique
multi entry and multi exit system called the pyramid
structure of the course under a system wherein
a 10+2 student after going through one year of
UG programme can take a diploma and exit or continue
with the graduation degree. The Diploma students
can enter the same system after some time from
where they had left. Such admissions are termed
as credit transfer. The same mechanism works for
Post Graduate courses.
The Examination pattern of university ensures
that understanding and knowledge of the candidate
is extensively tested, the exam centers are established
at reputed institutions all over India and abroad
keeping in mind that students do not have to travel
much far for appearing in the examination.
The Aims of Technology
Enabled Learning (TeL) Programmes are
» To bring remunerative,
more affordable, high quality and skill based
education for all human beings.
» To simultaneously
spread this kind of education to all parts of
the globe at a rapid pace.
» To constantly
monitor, manage and upgrade the programmes.
» Expansion of Higher
» To produce energetic,
effective, employable, efficient and ethically
driven graduates and post graduates to serve the
The aim is not only focus on imparting subject
knowledge and skills, but also to mould students
with better conduct and character committed to
the societal needs and national development.
Any dispute arising in all matters relating to
Enabled Learning (TeL) Programme shall be
referred to the Courts and Tribunals having jurisdiction
over Dimapur only. Admission cannot be claimed
as a matter of right. The Global Open University
(TGOU) is not responsible for the loss of or the
delay in the delivery of postal articles sent
to TGOU and Online Campus.