About us



To build professionalism in  and increase access to quality adult, community, and distance education opportunities, research and services responsive to national and global needs


To provide adult, lifelong, continuing, community and distance education and e-learning and champion the development, research and application of professional approaches to adult and continuing education in response to national and global challenges.

Underlying Principles

  • Excellence in adult, community and Open, Distance and e Learning
  • Open access to University learning
  • Participatory and consultative planning and management
  • Competitive orientation
  • Creating synergies with all stakeholders
  • Consistently encouraging innovations
  • In-built monitoring and evaluation
  • Gender mainstreaming
  • Corporate management strategies
  • Integration of ICT in all Institute activities