The Directorate of Distance Education in Lalit Narayan Mithila University was established in the year 1998 vide University letter no. P/D 54-139/98 dated 7/2/1998. Dr. Harendra Singh, then Controller of examinations, L.N.M.U Darbhanga was the first Director in-charge of the Directorate of Distance Education. The task assigned to him was to formulate and prepare the proposal for starting Distance Education from session 1998-99, in consultation with the Advisory Committee which was duly constituted by the University.
The Employment Linked Skilling Programme (ELSP), India’s ONLY finishing skills training Programme is an ambitious initiative taken by Lalit Mithila University that aims at making students job-ready by meeting the skillset needs of prospective employers.
This unique and essential Programme provides a paid Internship/Placement Opportunity (apprenticeship) to the students who successfully complete the Programme. The employment opportunities are offered by leading corporates that are tagged to the Government of India’s NEEM mission (National Employability Enhancement Mission).