Department of Education was started in the year 1973 in ICC & CE of University of Mysore with B.A. in Education. KSOU was established in 1996 and after fulfilling the norms, got recognition from NCTE to start B.Ed. and M.Ed. with an intake of 500 students and 475 students respectively. KSOU was the first university to start M.Ed. programme through Distance mode. Department of Education is the pioneer in introducing SLM in KSOU in 2000. Programmes offered by the Department of Education are: B.A in Education, B.Ed. and Ph.D. M.Ed.,(upto 2014-16), B.Ed. in Spl. Education(upto 2014-16 with RCI Recognition) and PGDHE(upto 2014-15). The Department is offering M.A in Education from the academic year 2021- 22(July cycle).
To empower the learners to be technologically skilled, innovative, self-motivated, and to
generate competent professionals for ICT industry at national and international levels.
To achieve academic excellence by imparting in-depth knowledge to the students
through effective pedagogies and hands on experience on latest tools and
To produce successful graduates with personal and professional responsibilities.
To strengthen the Industry-Academia interface that will help the graduates to
emerge as leaders in academics or an inspiring revolutionary in entrepreneurship.
To provide quality undergraduate and post graduate education in computer science
so as to prepare our graduates to compete in the job market and to contribute to
the economic, scientific, and social development of the country
Chairperson : Dr.N.Lakshmi
Department Of education