Higher Education in recent years, has undergone significant paradigm shift including the shift from 'teacher-centred' to a 'learner-centred' learning and the replacement of the traditional method of 'learning over a specified period of time' by the concept of informal and continuous 'lifelong learning'. Keeping pace with the changing scenario, Acharya Nagarjuna University has started the Centre for Distance Education (CDE) to offer B.A., BBA, B.Sc. (MPC, BZC, MSCs, MPCs, MPE, B.Com(General), B.Com (Computer Applications), B.L.I.Sc. courses at the Bachelors Degree level and MA (English), MA (Telugu), MA (Hindi), MA (History), MA (Economics), MA (Political Science), MA (Sociology), MSW, MA (Journalism and Mass Communication) MHRM, M.Com., MBA, MCA, M.Sc (Mathematics), M.Sc (Botany) M.Sc (Zoology), M.Sc (Physics) M.Sc (Chemistry), M.Sc (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Statistics), M.L.I.Sc. courses and PG Diploma courses in Bio-Technology, Bio-Informatics, Hospital and Health Care Management, Business Management, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Banking and Financial Management, Insurance Management, International Business, Travel and Tourism Management, Journalism and Mass Communication, Computer Applications, Information Technology,Certificate Courses in HIV-Aids Counselling, Hotel and Hospital Management, Diploma in Food Production.