Distance  Education
Tripura University

Brief Profile of the Department

The Directorate of Distance Education was established in 1996 to impart higher education through the distance mode with multi-media approach. As non-formal, supplementary mode of education, distance education differs from the conventional formal system in the objective to reach the unreached, to include the excluded. Tripura University has consistently promoted Distance Education on approved UGC and Distance Education Council, New Delhi guidelines to cater to the needs of – 1. Students who discontinued their formal education owing to pecuniary and other circumstances. 2. Students living in geographically remote areas. 3. Students who discontinued their education because of lack of aptitude and motivation but later on became motivated. 4. In-service persons, housewives, etc. At present, there are more than 3690 students studying under this Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), which is by itself indicative of the popularity and reliability of the Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University, among the common mass in general, as well as among students in particular of the State.

Year of Establishment:

1996

Director (i/c) :

Dr. Kalyan Bijoy Jamatia

Courses Offered:

  1. B.A
  2. B.ED
  3. MA in Education
  4. MA in Political Science
  5. MA in Bengali
  6. DCA (Diploma in Computer Applications)

Present Faculty Position of the Directorate:

PhotoNameDesignationSpecializationContact DetailsBio Data
Dr. Swapna Biswas Assistant Professor History of Education & Teacher Education

Phone No : 0381-237-3103

Mob :09863033198

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Ms. Rupasree Debnath Assistant Professor  Folklore Phone No : (0381) 237-9147/09436544605 
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Mr. Abhijit Das Assistant Professor  Modern Indian History Phone No : (0381) 9436544606, (0381)237-9186 
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Syllabus for Various Courses Offered:

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Organized

  • National Seminar on Women's Rights in North East India, 17th January,2016
  • Lecture on "Samaj Sanskriti O Naree: Ashapurnar Pratham Pratishruti' , 29th November, 2015
  • Observation of Good Governance Day on the eve of the Birth Anniversary of Shri. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Former Prime Minister of India.
  • Lecture on ‘Electoral Reforms: Theory and Practice with special reference to North East India’ , 28th October, 2013
  • National Seminar on 'Human Rights in 21st Century, 2nd December, 2013
Conference/Seminar/ WorkshopDuration /DateOrganised by
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges 18-19 Jan., 2008 DDE, Tripura University and IGNOU, New Delhi)
Training-cum Orientation Programme for Coordinators and Academic counselors 11-12 July, 2009 Directorate of Distance Education, TU (DEC, New Delhi,-sponsored)
Round table-cum Workshop on the Challenges of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in NER 18-19 May, 2010 Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University and sponsored by DEC, New Delhi

Address of Communication:

The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University,
Suryamaninagar, Pin- 799022

Laboratory Facilities:

Computer Lab for DCA; Major equipments available (each over one lakh): Nil

General Notices under DDE

Other Information (if any):

DDE has a Library of its own with 08 Computers equipped with Internet facility available for use by all Students and Faculty Members of Tripura University.

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Non Teaching Staffs & Contact Details

PhotoNameDesignationContact Details
Sri Sibu Kumar Das UDC Ph:0381237-9149, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Smt Mithu Sarkar Technical Assistant (Examination Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9272, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Smt. Sikha Bhoumik Office Assistant (Academic Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9149, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sri Piklu Chanda Laboratory Attendant  Ph:0381- 237-9149, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sri Amitava Choudhury Office Assistant (Academic Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9273, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sri Dhruba Deb Office Assistant (Finance Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9144, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sri Bidhu Hrishi Das MTS (Academic Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9149
Sri Priyabrata Sarkar MRW (Director’s Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9273
Sri Upananda Hrishi Das MRW (Finance Cell) Ph:0381- 237-9144, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sri Arun Choudhuri Driver Ph:0381- 237-9149

Dr. Kalyan Bijoy Jamatia

Director (I/C)

Contact Details:

Phone: 0381-237-9142

Fax:0381-237-3103

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