This study has been conducted to examine the impact of distance education through the utilization of e-learning platforms in enhancing the academic performance of the students. Moreover, among other advantages, the research has also assessed the effect of distance education in terms of its benefits that it provides in the form of cost-savings for both students who attain education from remote areas, as well as for educational institutes in providing education without the need to establish more facilities or hire more teachers to reach and teach these students effectively. To conduct this study, quantitative research methodology was utilized and the method of survey was used to collect the primary data related to the key variables of this research. 100 students from Karachi were selected for this research by using the convenience sampling technique and a questionnaire was distributed to them to gather the relevant data. The statistical techniques related to correlation, regression and Cronbach Alpha analyses were utilized under this research to draw appropriate inferences about its hypotheses. The findings of the research revealed that the provision of distance education through the technology/platforms of e-learning was playing a significant role in both enhancing the performance of the students and in reducing the costs for the students and educational institutes (like universities) to attain and provide education from the remote areas, respectively
learning, students, performance.