Karnataka State Open University
Updated on: Mar 7, 2013
Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in Mysore was established in 1996. The University is a reputed Open University amongst the open learning institutes in the country. It is not funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The University is a member of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is recognized by the UGC and the Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi. The University is also a permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, UK, Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China, as well as, it is associated with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
Karnataka State Open University offers distance education through a vast variety of courses. Degrees from the graduate level to the doctoral level along with a variety of diploma and certificate programmes are offered by the University.
KSOU imparts education with the help of conventional and non-conventional methods of teaching and learning. The University's study Centres have the provision of face to face interaction between the students and KSOU on all aspects of the academic Programme. Weekend counseling, library facilities and other information is provided by the study centres. Information regarding submission of assignments, examination forms, issue of admission tickets, examination time-table, declaration of results etc. is provided by respective co-coordinators of the study centres.
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Mass Communication & Journalism
- Library & Information Science
SCHOOL OF COMMERCE & MANAGEMENT
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
- Computer Science
- Information Technology - Prospectus
- Food Science and Nutrition
- Environmental Science
- Lecture halls
- Guest house cottages
- Girls hostel
- Cottage facility to outstation boys
- Internet facility in the library