Updated On - May 29th 2019
The Global Open University is a state university established by Government of Nagaland in the year 2006 under the Act 2006 (Act 3 of 2006). The courses of the University are approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Distance Education Council (DEC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
There are a number of bachelor degree programs, master degree programs and diploma courses offered by the University. It also offers short-term online certificate courses apart from its distance education degree courses. These certificate courses are totally online which includes online registration, online study material and also have an online examination system.
TGOU is a joint public-private partnership venture between the Government of Nagaland and the World Institution Building Programme (WIBP). The University has all the necessary facilities i.e. Library, Computer Lab, Classrooms with 200 Academic staff. TGOU was recognized by the Distance Education Council in 2008 and was accorded provisional recognition for offering distance programs the same year. It is situated opposite the Railway Station, Dimapur in Nagaland.