09-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University (Braou), formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University, is located in Hyderabad. With a wide network of 206 study centers spread throughout the state of Andhra Pradesh, the University has the motto "Education at Your Fingertips". University, the first of its kind in the country was brought into being through an act of Andhra Pradesh state legislator in August 1982nd
Dr Braou follows the multi-media teaching-learning which generally includes Self-development press materials, supported by audio, video lessons and regular broadcast lessons through All India Radio. Since November 1999 the University began broadcasting Video lessons through Doordarshan Regional Channel. On Sunday, the University of interactive teleconference on regional channel Doordarshan.
Braou offers equal access to higher education:
Open University system is flexible in terms of admission, selection of programs, duration and age requirements, teaching methods and evaluation procedures. Therefore offers an alternative channel to those who did not use opportunities of higher education. The University provides specifically for women, workers and those who want to improve their academic qualifications and professional skills. University places particular emphasis on socially disadvantaged and geographically isolated people who never had access to higher education earlier.