Correspondence Courses at Karnataka State Open University

Published on: Oct 22, 2011

Karnataka State Open University was established in the year 1996 under the state enactment KSOU Act 1992. It is a pioneer in the sphere of Distance Education in India. The University plays a significant role in promoting the desired growth of higher education through Open-distance learning system (ODL).

The main motto of Karnataka State Open University is “Higher Education to Everyone Everywhere,” and also aims at to reach the door-steps of the students not only in the state of Karnataka but also in the country and abroad. For this purpose, KSOU has established regional centres, even in abroad.

Karnataka State Open University Programs

Undergraduate Courses

  • B.A.
    Duration: 3 Years
  • B.Com
    Duration: 3 Years

  • B.Ed (General)
    Duration: 2 Years

  • B.Ed. (Special Education)
    Duration: 2 Years

  • B.L.I.Sc
    Duration: 1 year

Post Graduation Programs

  • M.A. Kannada
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. English
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Hindi
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Urdu
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Sanskrit
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Telugu
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. History
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Economics
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Political Science
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Public Administration
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Sociology
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Psychology
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. Mass Communication & Journalism
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.Com
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.Ed
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.B.A (Semester Scheme)
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.Sc Computer Science (Semester Scheme)
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.Sc Mathematics (Semester Scheme)
    Duration: 2 Years

  • L.L.M (Semester Scheme)
    Duration: 2 Years

  • M.L.I.Sc
    Duration: 1 year

Research Programs

  • M.Phill

  • Ph.D

Post Graduate Diploma Programs

  • P.G. Diploma in English (PGDE)
    Duration: 1 Year
  • P.G. Diploma in Communicative English (PGDCE)
    Duration: 1 Year
  • P.G. Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
    Duration: 1 Year
  • P.G. Diploma in Human Resources Management (PGDHRM)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • P.G. Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • P.G. Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFA)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • P.G. Diploma in Mass Communication & Journalism (PGDMCJ)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • P.G. Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (PGDND)
    Duration: 1 Year

Diploma Programs

  • Post PUC Diploma in Kannada (DIK)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • Diploma ion Journalism (DIJ)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • Diploma in Statistical Process Control & Operations Research (DSPCOR)
    Duration: 1 Year

  • Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)
    Duration: 1 Year

Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Kannada (CK)
    1 Year

  • Certificate in Environmental Management (CEM)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Environmental Technology (CET)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Solid Waste Management (CSWM)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Panchayat Raj (CPR)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Food Preservation (CFP)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Nutrition and Food (CNF)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Processing and Value Addition to Fruits and Vegetables (CPVFV)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Custom Hiring, Repair & Maintenance of Agricultural Machineries (CCHR & MAM)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation (CFPP)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Seed Production (CSP)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Nursery Management (CNM)
    6 Months

  • Certificate in Bio-fertilizers, Organic Manures, Bio-pesticides and bio-agents production (CBFOMBP & BAP)
    6 Months

IGNOU Adopted Programs

  • P.G. Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)
    1 Year

  • Diploma in Rural Development (DRD)
    1 Year

  • Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)
    1 Year

  • Certificate in Teaching of English (CTE)
    6 Months

Karnataka State Open University Contact Details

Karnataka State Open University
Manasagangotri, Mysore - 570006
Phone: +91- 8212519941/48
Website : http://www.ksouedu.com/

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