About Karnataka State Open 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).

Karnataka State Open University is situated at the North–Western end of the Manasagangotri campus, Mysore. The campus, which is about 5 Kms, from the city centre, has a serene atmosphere ideally suited for academic pursuits. The University houses at present the Administrative Office, Academic Block, Lecture Halls, a well-equipped Library, Guest House Cottages, a Moderate Canteen, Girls Hostel and a few cottages providing limited accommodation to students coming to Mysore for attending the Contact Programmes or Term-end examinations.

Vice Chancellor:

Prof.M.G.Krishnan, Ph.D Avl.

Courses Offered

Profile Of The Course

This course is being offered by WCSC – VISION for Wisdom in collaboration with Karnataka Open University.

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  • Eligibility : 10th Std Pass.
  • Medium of Instruction : Kannadam and English.
  • Course Duration : 1 Year.
  • Subjects : 06
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  • Eligibility : Pass in 10th & 12th Standard
  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Time : Weekly 2 days / 40 weeks / 3 hours Per day = Total 240 hrs/ Year

Attested Copies of Certificates to be Submitted with Application

  • 10 th Standard Mark sheet
  • 12 th Standard Mark sheet
  • Transfer Certificate
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  • Eligibility : UG
  • Medium of Instruction : Kannadam and English.
  • Course Duration : 2 Year.
  • Subjects : 10

Application must be submitted by enclosing the following documents.

Attested Copies Of

  • 10th Std Mark Sheet for Diploma
  • UG Mark Sheet for M.Sc
  • Transfer Certificate.