School of Open Learning

The School of Open Learning (SOL) was established as a constituent college of the University of Delhi in 1962 and is a pioneer in the field of distance education in India.It is one of the largest educational institutions in India, with around 5 lakh students. Approx 1.5 lakh students are enrolled every year.

Delhi University,School Of Open Learning
Former name
School of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education
निष्ठा धृतिः सत्यं
Motto in English
Nistha Dhryti: Satya
Established1962 (1962)
AffiliationUniversity of Delhi
Vice-ChancellorYogesh Tyagi
Colours     White


The school offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in the subjects of Arts/Humanities and Commerce.[1]

The school also has a South Study Centre at South Moti Bagh, New Delhi.[2] A degree of SOL has the same value as that of a regular college in Delhi University.


Undergraduate Level

  • B.A. (Program)
  • B.A. English (Hons.)
  • B.A. Political Science (Hons.)
  • B.Com (Program)
  • B.Com (Hons.)

Postgraduate Level

  • M.A. History, Hindi, Sanskrit & Political Science
  • M.Com

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "DU SOL Result 2016 Date Sheet BA BSC BCOM MCOM". Retrieved 30 March 2017.

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