The Centre for Open & Distance Learning of the University of the Visual & Performing Arts provides opportunities for students who wish to become graduates under the open and distance learning mode. Various Diploma and Certificate Programs are available for desired parties to nurture their professional competencies and to be graduated with academic and professional qualifications of a renowned government university. The students get the opportunity to learn in a real university environment with conducive lecture hall facilities, computer laboratories, and library facilities. This is an affiliated centre of the University where university faculties and professionals in the field conduct lectures and provide guidance for students.


Degree Programs/Diploma/Certificate Courses offered at Present

Degree Programme

Bachelor of Performing Arts (External) General Degree
Admission Requirements
Minimum 03 passes at the GCE (A/L) Examination with a pass in the practical test conducted by the (CODL)

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Dancing
  • Diploma in Drama & Theatre
  • Diploma in Television & Film Studies

Admission Requirements

Minimum 03 passes at the GCE (A/L) Examination