Directorate of Distance Education

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad

(Deemed to be University u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956)

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE) is a Deemed-to-be University declared under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. Distance Education Council (DEC) visited and granted approval for launch of distance learning programs through their letter vide no. F.No. DEC//ICFAI-HYD/AP/2009/14437-14439-93, Dated 3rd September, 2012. Further UGC-DEB extended the validity of the approval for the years 2016-17, 2017-18 through their letter vide no. F.No. 1-6/2016 (DEB-I)/346, dated June, 2016.

IFHE has evolved a comprehensive studentcentric learning approach consisting of several stages, designed to add significant value to the learner’s understanding in an integrated manner, covering relevant knowledge, practical skills and positive attitudes.

The University believes in creating and disseminating knowledge and skills in core and frontier areas through innovative educational programs, research, consulting and publishing. The University campus, based at Hyderabad, is sprawling, landscaped and lush green. It provides a congenial environment for education and learning. It has well-equipped physical and academic infrastructure. The University has no study centers outside its authorized jurisdiction.