Distance learning is a term used to describe an education that is received at an off-site location. In the past, students who participated in a distance learning program received their education through correspondence courses, but new technology has brought about many other options.
Mukta Svādhyāya Pītham (Institute of Distance Education) as recognized by the Distance Education Bureau (D.E.B.) is an autonomous Institute under Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. The study centres in campuses of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan are called Svadhyaya Kendra. The M.S.P. launched distance mode for various traditional programmes. All the programmes offered by M.S.P. are approved by Distance Education Bureau, UGC.