Open and Distance Education Centre (ODEC, TU) established in 2015, is a constituent independent academic organization of Tribhuvan University. The aim of ODEC is to provide access to quality higher education to mass people in Nepal through open and distance learning mode. It provides opportunity for gaining higher education in all subjects offered by Tribhuvan University in open and distance learning mode of education. Adults who are interested and compelled to upgrade academic qualification without quitting jobs/profession and are unable due to different reasons to come to conventional programme for higher education are the target group of this programme. It can also work as outreach program to address the learning needs of the potential students. Moreover, ODEC will provide technical and pedagogical support to integrate e-learning components in conventional programmes of TU to make a hybridized system to increase learning opportunity to higher education.
The Department of Education, University Campus, is the oldest of the 38 Central Departments currently in existence under Tribhuvan University .This is located in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Where the central office premises of the University.