The Directorate of Distance Education has been established with the permission of the UGC-DEB, State Govt. of Bihar & Raj Bhawan. The Regulations of various courses of this directorate have been prepared and finalized by the statutory bodies of University and approved by the Inter University Board (Bihar).
The Directorate of Distance Education offers courses in higher learning through distance mode of education to such students of the country in general, and the State of Bihar in particular, who are deprived of taking admission in conventional institutions or who are unable to study there as day boarders, but are still desirous to upgrade their educational attainments. The courses offered by the DDE, Magadh University are innovative, Job oriented and self-paced and designed for independent learners who receive study materials and support from the Directorate and from the Study Centers.