Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) – Karnataka


About University

The Karnataka State Open University established on 1st June 1996 vide Karnataka Govt. Notification No. ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 – KSOU Act 1992 is considered to be a reputed Open University amongst the open learning institutions in the country. Keeping in view the educational needs of our country, in general, and state in particular the policies and programmes have been geared to cater to the needy.

Karnataka State Open University is a recognised University of Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi, regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Delhi, permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, UK, Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China, and also has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL).


The university is situated in an area of 15 acres at Mysore.  The campus has IT enabled infrastructure making it convenient for students to communicate and get the desired and relevant information. The university is dedicated to provide higher education to people who wish to have university education at their doorstep.


Distance Learning BBA Distance Learning MBA
Executive MBA
Distance Learning BCA Distance Learning MCA
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Master of Arts (MA)
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Master of Commerce (M.Com)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Master of Science (M.Sc)
Diploma in Computer Application  Diploma in Business Administration
B.Sc in Information Technology (IT) M.Sc. in Information Technology (M.Sc IT)
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
Bachelor of Library & Information Science Master of Lib. & Information Science

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