Welcome to DACEE

The Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension had its beginning in the Adult and Continuing Education Cell in 1976. It was upgraded in 1982 as the Centre for Adult, Continuing Education and Extension with the aim of planned involvement of the University and Colleges in community extension activities. The Department was accorded statutory status as a full-fledged department in 1985, under the Faculty of Social Sciences. It offers a one-year full-time Post M.A. Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education since its inception.

The University accepted the proposal of the Department to introduce M.A. in Lifelong Learning & Extension (2014-2015) and Discipline-II introducing six interdisciplinary papers from 2013-2014 under Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). M.A. Course will be semester based with scope of practicum, Internship and field-work. The Department is also busy in designing M. Phil course from 2014-2015.

Apart from M.A., M. Phil it has Ph. D programme in which 13 scholars have been awarded and 10 scholars are registered on various social issues.

It has also introduced “YUVA” (Youth Initiate for Voluntary Action) in 20 Colleges covering Adult, Continuing Education, Population Education, Skill Enhancement and Employability among the undergraduate students.

The Department adopted 10 Communities for Community Innovation Centres in which the Teachers, Research Scholars, Postgraduate and Undergraduate students will be involved. The concept of the programme is “VISTAR” (from Campus to Community).

It has also introduced six self financing courses namely :

  1. Counseling & Guidance
  2. Science & Sports Journalism
  3. Travel & Tourism
  4. Research Methodology
  5. Human Rights

The students are free to apply online 365 days in Short-Term Courses. It has also initiated empenalment of professional organizations/Voluntary organizations for internship and employability for M.A Course. It will introduce campus placements for the students of M.A. Course.

Dr. J.P. Dubey, Professor & Head