Directorate of Distance Education

Vision and Mission


To emerge as a World - Class University in creating and disseminating knowledge, and providing students a unique learning experience in Science, Technology, Medicine, Management and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the world and betterment of mankind.

SRMIST Mission

  • MOVE UP through international alliances and collaborative initiatives to achieve global excellence.
  • ACCOMPLISH A PROCESS to advance knowledge in a rigorous academic and research environment.
  • ATTRACT AND BUILD PEOPLE in a rewarding and inspiring environment by fostering freedom, empowerment, creativity and innovation.

DDE Vision

  • To emerge as a World – Class hub of knowledge acquisition and skill development
  • To provide Higher education to a vast majority of population with a unique learner-centric model of education
  • To make distance education socially relevant, industry- oriented, and inclusive in all respects.

DDE Mission

  • To achieve the status of Centre of Excellence in Distance Learning arena.
  • To be flexible and accessible to a vast majority of the adult learners.
  • To make learners accomplish a high degree of academic achievement and cherish their association with the SRM IST forever.
  • To develop a knowledge repository of international standard and to be relevant globally
  • To be in the forefront in building human resources by fostering freedom, empowerment, creativity and innovations