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Pro-Chancellor Message

Dr. Ashwath Narayan C N

Honorable DCM, Minister for Higher Education, IT & BT and minister for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship & livelihood and Pro-Chancellor of KSOU

In pursuance of National policy on Education(NPE 1986), the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has been established to take higher education to the door steps of the higher education aspirants of the State. The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system is increasingly gaining importance in the educational scenario as it gives freedom to learn ‘any time anywhere’. Read More...

Vice-Chancellor Message

Dr. S Vidyashankar

Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, KSOU Mysuru

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysuru, is a State Public University established by the act of State Legislature in 1992, and was brought into force on 1st June 1996. Ever since its establishment, KSOU has been pro-actively engaged in fulfilling the national objectives of higher education i.e., to achieve ACCESS, EQUITY, QUALITY, AFFORDABILITY and ACCOUNTABILITY. Read More...

Registrar Message

Prof. R Rajanna

Registrar, KSOU Mysuru

KSOU, Mysore has a long and rich tradition of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) with a view to reach out to the educational aspirants of the socially, economically and geographically marginalized sections of the society. The erstwhile institute of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education (ICC & CE) was started a way back in 1969 by university of Mysore - the sixth oldest University of the country and the first University of the State of Karnataka. Read More...

Registrar (Evaluation)

Prof. K.M Mahadevan

Registrar(Evaluation), KSOU Mysuru

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  • Recognised by UGC

    Courses of KSOU are recognised by University Grants Commision (UGC) New-Delhi vide order No: F.No 14-5/2018 (DEB-I) Dated : 14th August 2018 for the period from 2018-19 to 2022-23

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