Distance Programs

Centre of Distance Education, Juhu


Since 1979, SNDT Women’s University shifted to dual mode of education-face to face as well as distance mode. The CDE was established mainly to empower women through higher education.The CDE is offering several certificate /diploma /degree /post-graduate courses in various disciplines to thousands of girls/housewives/working women who could not complete their education (not even SSC/HSC), but are strongly motivated to upgrade their educational and /or professional qualifications. In last 33 years, more than 3 lakhs women are benefitted by this facility and improved their careers in life.

Focus areas

Education through Distance Mode
  • Liberal Education
  • Professional Education
  • Job-oriented short term courses

Our Goals

  • To provide opportunities of L3 education (Life Long Learning) to working women for upgrading educational/professional qualifications.
  • To provide education to those women who cannot attend the college due to various circumstances.
  • To act as an Educational Resource Centre for women.

Our Mission

Empowering women with A 3 (Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere) higher education


Prof. G. Y. Shitole
Director In-Charge