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KARNATAKA STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY (STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY)

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The Karnataka State Open University, located in Mysore, Karnataka, was established in the year 1996. It was set up under the Karnataka State Open University Act of 1992. Recognized by the UGC and DEC, it is considered one of the most prominent institutions offering higher education. With a total of 29 departments, KSOU offers UG and PG courses in a multitude of specialisations such as English, Maths, Physics, Law, Administration, etc.

KSOU provides distance learning opportunities but also boasts a robust campus environment. It has hostel, canteen, library, guest house, etc. for the students and staff of KSOU.

Text Box: B. Ed

Text Box: B. ComText Box: B. Lib. Sc.Text Box: B. A

Text Box: M. Sc.Text Box: MBAText Box: M.A.Text Box: M. Com.

Text Box: Certificate ProgramsText Box: LL.M.Text Box: M. Lib. Sc.

Text Box: Post Graduate DiplomaText Box: Diploma

Basic Information

FOUNDED

1996

LOCATION

Mysore, Karnataka,

TYPE

Open University

EDUCATION

Distance Learning & Regular Learning

CHANCELLOR

VICE CHANCELLOR

Dr. S Vidyashankar

RECOGNITION

UGC & DEC

COURSES OFFERED

UG, PG & Diploma

WIKI PAGE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karnataka_State_Open_University

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

https://ksoumysuru.ac.in/index.php

Karnataka State Open University Courses List

KSOU offers a wide range of courses to its students. These are displayed in the table below:

COURSES

SPECIALISATION OFFERED

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

DURATION

B. COM

-

Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized institution

3 Years

B. ED

-

Candidates must have a Graduates' or Masters' degree from a recognized Institution with minimum 50%

B. LIB. SC

-

Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized institution

1 Years

BA

English, Hindi, Kannada

Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized institution

3 Years

Certificate Programs

Nutrition & Food (CNF), Kannada (CK), Panchayat Raj (CPR)

-

-

Diploma

Kannada (DIK), Journalism (DIJ), Nutrition & Health Education (DNHE), Information Science (DIS), Computer Application (DCA)

Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized institution

1 Year

LLM

-

Candidates must have a Graduates' or a Law degree from a recognized Institution with minimum 50%

2 Years

M. LIB. SC

-

Candidates must have a B. LIB. SC from a recognized institution

1 Years

M. SC.

Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Clinical Nutrition, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology

Candidates must have a B. Sc. degree from a recognized Institution in the relevant field

2 Years

M.A.

Ancient History & Archaeology, English, Hindi, History, Journalism & Mass Communication, Kannada, Political Science, Public Administration, Sanskrit, Sociology, Urdu

Candidates must have a BA degree from a recognized Institution in the relevant field

2 Years

M.COM

-

Candidates must have a B. Com from a recognized institution with min 50%

2 Years

MBA

General

Candidates must have a Graduates' or Masters' degree from a recognized Institution with minimum 50%

2 Years

Post Graduate Diploma

English (PGDE), Communicative English (PGDCE), Marketing Management (PGDMM), HRM (PGDHRM), Business Administration (PGDBA), Financial Management (PGDFM), Nutrition & Dietetics (PGDND), IS (PGDIS), Journalism & Mass Communication (PCDJMC), Kuvempu Sahithya (PGDKS), Business Law (PGDBL), CA (PGDCA), Ambedkar Studies (PGDAS)

Candidates must have a Graduates' degree from a recognized Institution

1 Year

Fees Structure

In order to find out the fees of the courses mentioned above, you may check the table below for more information:

Course

Total Fees

B.Com

12800

B.LIB.SC

7100

BA

13600

CK

2400

CNF

3400

CPR

2400

DCA

4700

DIJ

4400

DIK

3400

DIS

4400

DNHE

3850

M.A.

11200

M.COM

11200

M.COM (JMC)

19400

M.SC

33100

MBA

36000

PCDJMC

6200

PGDAS

3400

PGDBA

3400

PGDBL

5700

PGDCA

6700

PGDCE

3400

PGDE

3400

PGDFM

6400

PGDHRM

6400

PGDIS

6400

PGDKS

3400

PGDMM

3900

PGDND

6200

Admissions 2021 Highlights

  • KSOU offers courses like BA, B.Com, M.Sc, M.A programs via distance learning
  • Candidates must have passes 10+2 to be eligible for B.Com, B.A. or other under-graduation courses
  • Candidates must have a Graduation degree with min 50% for M.A, M.Sc, or other post-graduation courses
  • Candidates can take direct admission or opt for lateral entry into the 2nd or 3rd semester
  • Candidates must have graduation degree in any field with min aggregate 50% to be eligible for the MBA program

How to Apply?

In order to apply for the courses at KSOU, students can follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website. Click here
  • Click on ‘Apply Now’ tab
  • Candidates then have to fill all the necessary details
  • Make the payment of the application fee and download the receipt
  • Candidates are advised to note down the application number or ID for future reference
  • Download application form copy
  • Post the application form, payment receipt and all necessary documents to the registrar at the official university address

Documents Required

At the time of admissions, students have to submit 3 copies of the following documents:

  • Self-attested copy of application form
  • Class 10 Mark-sheet
  • Class 10+2 Marksheet
  • Graduation Marksheet (if applicable)
  • Qualification Certificate (attested by Gazetted Officer)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport Size photos
  • Payment Receipt of application fee

Faculty

While almost all the professors at KSOU are prominent, here is a list of a few of them and their designations:

FACULTY

DESIGNATION

Dr. A Rangaswamy

Chairman & Professor

Dr. Shankaranaranappa

Chairperson & Associate Professor

Dr. J.S. Chandrashekar

Chairman and Assistant Professor

​​​Dr. N.C.Sujatha

Assistant professor

​Smt. Suneetha

Assistant Professor

Dr. Manjunath P

Assistant Professor

Facilities

  • Hostel: KSOU offers separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. The details of each of them is given below:
    Girls Hostel: The girls hostel is quite spacious and has adequate facilities for accommodation. The facility can house up-to 56 students at any time. Students have to pay Rs. 50 per head per day along with the Refundable Caution Deposit of Rs. 250. Students have to remit this amount at the counter.

    Boys Hostel: In total, there are 7 hostels comprising of 3 rooms each. Which means that it can house up-to 9 students in each hostel at any time. The per head cost is Rs. 50 per day. Since accommodation is limited, rooms are allotted on a ‘first com first serve basis’
  • Canteen: The canteen, usually a hang-out place for office students, offers hygienic food at affordable prices to the students

  • Health Centre: Located in the north-west of the campus, it has all the required first aid and emergency facilities to take care of exigencies

  • Guest House: The guest house facility is an amazing spacious and well-furnished facility for the student and staff of KSOU. It is well built and has a total of 75 rooms with VIP as well as VVIP suites. These are also used to accommodate visiting faculty, guests, etc. It is present in the north-west of the university campus and is just 5 minutes away from the Academic Block

  • Library: There is a spacious library with adequate number of books, magazines, journals and other reading material for the access of the students on campus

  • ATM: There is an SBI ATM on campus near the canteen for the ease of students

Scholarships

In order to appreciate meritorious and support needy students, the institution facilitates scholarships that the students can avail if they meet the eligibility criteria. The different departments that give scholarships are:

  • Social Welfare Department: For students belonging to SC and family annual income less than Rs. 2.5L
  • Tribal Welfare Department: For students belonging to ST and family annual income less than Rs. 2.5L
  • Ayush Department: This available for students of both SC and ST with family income between Rs. 2.5L – Rs. 10L
  • Medical Education Department: This is also available for students of both SC and ST with family income between Rs. 2.5L – Rs. 10L and have an admission confirmation from the institution
  • Minorities Welfare Department: Available for caste minority in two categories. Income less than Rs. 2L and less than Rs. 2.5L
  • Technical Education Department: Available in two categories. Caste minority with low income (Income less than Rs. 2L and less than Rs. 2.5L) and defence (parents serving in the defence)

Contact Details

Address:

Mukhtagangotri, Mysuru, Karnataka – 570006

Phone Number:

08212500873 / 08212515169

Email:

re-ksouexam@ka.gov.in

FEES & ELIGIBILITY

COURSE FEES ELIGIBILITY
PGDM Rs. 6200 (Total Fees) NOT AVAILABLE
PGDM Rs. 3900 (Total Fees) NOT AVAILABLE
PGDM Rs. 3400 (Total Fees) NOT AVAILABLE
PGDM Rs. 6400 (Total Fees) NOT AVAILABLE
PGDM Rs. 6400 (Total Fees) NOT AVAILABLE
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Address: Mukhtagangotri, Mysuru, Karnataka – 570006

mysuru, karnataka

India

08212515169

re-ksouexam@ka.gov.in