To be one among the top five Open Universities in India by providing quality higher education with emphasis on learners’ transformation through multidisciplinary, relevant, accessible and affordable academic programs, that equip the learners to face the emerging personal and societal challenges.


KSOU, as an outstanding Institution of academic excellence, to achieve the above vision in a decade aims:

• To foster the open and distance learning environment that promotes excellence in teaching, research, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship;

• To promote personal and professional success of learners in order to enable them to contribute for sustainable, scientific, technological and socio-economic growth at state, national and global level.

• To meet various quality criteria established by University accreditation agencies and to be one among of top five Open Universities in terms of score.

• To facilitate, strengthen and expand the network of Regional Centres and Learner Support Centres for providing equitable, flexible, accessible, and effective learning opportunities to contribute to national gross enrolment ratio.

• To contribute to the national development by producing competitive workforce with requisite domain knowledge, skill, aptitude, competency and confidence with outstanding academic portfolios.

• To inculcate, ethics and values in life, care for conservation of natural resources and protection of environment, culture, constitutional commitments for promoting the inclusive development for social wellbeing.


Courses of KSOU are recognised by University Grants Commision (UGC) New-Delhi vide order No: F.No 4-1/2023 (DEB-III) Dated : 16th June 2023 for the period from 2023-24 to 2027-28

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