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Center for Open and Digital Education (OL & ODL) | HITS

Center for Open and Digital Education (OL & ODL)


  • About CODE
  • Programmes offered by CODE
  • Eligibility for MBA / MCA
  • Online Programs offered by CODE
  • Eligibility for BBA / B.Com. / BCA

About the CODE

Centre for Open and Digital Education (CODE), an initiative of HITS aims to offer full academic programs through Open Distance Learning (ODL) mode and Online mode. In Higher Education, Distance Education is an important arena which provides equal educational opportunities for those who do not have access to traditional classroom based learning.

CODE aims to reach out to all strata of society in their quest for knowledge, to empower and enrich the learners with global standards of education. The Centre has a mission to provide a convenient platform for people of all ages to pursue their dreams of higher education, to facilitate life long learning, to learn in a free environment at their own pace, to provide clarity of concepts, to build in-depth functional domain knowledge and practical application using technology.

Open Distance Learning (ODL) Programmes offered by CODE:

PG Degrees (Approved by AICTE):
  • MBA – 2 years
  • MCA – 2 years
Duration of the programs:
  • The duration of the MBA and MCA program is of two years and the registration is valid for four Academic years.
  • Learners who fail to complete the course within validity of the programs have to re- register paying the full course fees and completing all assignments, quizzes and the end semester exam.
Medium:

Medium of Instruction is English for all courses, assignments, presentations, webinars and internal Assessment and Examinations

Eligibility for MBA / MCA

Eligibility for MBA:

Graduates / Bachelor’s Degree holders of any discipline from a recognized University who have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate are eligible to apply.

Eligibility for MCA:

Under graduate degree with science or applied science in Computer Applications or Computer Science or Information Technology or other computer related areas with minimum 50% of marks. The candidates should have studied core Mathematics either at +2 level or Mathematics/statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

Pedagogy
  • The teaching learning process is enabled by "Blended Learning" methodology. A four Quadrant Approach is followed. The self-learning material is available in digital form as well hard copies can be made available to the learner. The Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) will be held online. For the End Semester Exam (ESE) the learners have to appear for the exam in person at the HITS campus. The four quadrants are:
    • (a) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial containing pre-recorded Video and Audio Content in an organized form.
    • (b) Quadrant-II is e-Content with self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material)/ Printed material will also be made available, e-Books, illustrations, case studies, presentations Web Resources, Open source Content on Internet, Videos etc
    • (c) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same on real time basis and online sessions.
    • (d) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple-Choice Questions, fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions, Discussion forum topics and setting up the FAQs, Clarifications on general misconceptions.

Online Programs offered by CODE

UG Degrees (Approved by UGC) :
  • B.B.A - AVIATION / LOGISTICS / HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM - 3 years
  • B.Com - FINTECH/BANKING AND FINANCE - 3 years
  • B.C.A - DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS / DATA ANALYTICS/ MULTIMEDIA AND ANIMATION - 3 years
Duration of the programs:
  • The duration of the UG programs, BBA, B. Com and BCA is of three years and the registration is valid for six Academic years.
  • Learners who fail to complete the course within validity of the programs have to re- register paying the full course fees and completing all assignments, quizzes and the end semester exam.
Medium:

Medium of Instruction is English for all courses, assignments, presentations, webinars and internal Assessment and Examinations

Eligibility for BBA / B.Com. / BCA

Eligibility for BBA / B. Com:

Candidates who have passed Class 12th/PUC/HSC from any stream are eligible for Admission to BBA / B. Com Programmes.

Eligibility for BCA:

Candidate from any stream (Science, Commerce or Arts) securing 50% or more at 10+2 level without any approximation is eligible to take Admission to BCA programme

Online (OL) mode Pedagogy
  • In OL mode too, the teaching learning process is enabled by "Blended Learning" methodology. A four Quadrant Approach is followed which is same as that of ODL mode. The differences are that the self-learning material is in digital form and End Semester exam is also through Online mode and no need to come to the HITS campus. The four quadrants are:
    • (a) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial containing pre-recorded Video and Audio Content in an organized form.
    • (b) Quadrant-II is e-Content with self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, illustrations, case studies, presentations Web Resources, Open source Content on Internet, Videos etc
    • (c) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same on real time basis and online sessions.
    • (d) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple-Choice Questions, fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions, Discussion forum topics and setting up the FAQs, Clarifications on general misconceptions.