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Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) MBA Admission 2018

Updated On - March 31st 2018

The course is especially designed for working professionals who want to upgrade their knowledge bank and grow in commercial world with the apt education. The minimum duration of the M.B.A., Programme is Two Academic Years (Four Semesters: I-Year 2 semesters & II-year 2 semesters) and the maximum duration is of Four Years. Candidates who fail to complete the Programme within Four Years will have to seek fresh admission.

The medium of instruction of M.B.A. Programme is 'English' only. However, Examination may be answered in English or Kannada. Under open distance system, a paper is called "Course" and a course as "programme". The university offers 18 under graduate, 34 post graduate, 7 diploma, 14 PG diploma and 9 certificate courses.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    18th Aug, 2019

Important Dates

Last date for submitting the Application 18th Aug, 2019




  • MBA- International Business Management
  • MBA- Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • MBA- Retail Management
  • MBA- Media and Advertising Management
  • MBA- Production and Operation Management
  • MBA- IT Management
  • MBA- Finance Management
  • MBA- Marketing Management
  • MBA- Human Resource Management
  • MBA- Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • MBA- Logistic and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA-Finance Management
  • MBA-Tourism Management
  • MBA-Hospital Administration Management
  • MBA-Banking and Finance Management

Executive MBA Specialization:-

  • Executive MBA- Project Management
  • Executive MBA- IT Management
  • Executive MBA- Finance Management
  • Executive MBA- Marketing Management
  • Executive MBA- Human Resource Management
  • Executive MBA- Hospital and Health Care Management 


Candidates who have passed the Bachelors degree from a recognized university in any field with a minimum of 50% of marks with 3 years experience in supervisory/Managerial/professional cadre are eligible for this course. The Equivalence Committee may consider any other degree/qualification as equivalent to the degree of Karnataka State Open University. Sponsored candidates shall fulfill any of the above conditions for eligibility. Scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates will get relaxation of 5 %.

How To Apply


Application Procedure for MBA in KSOU includes 5 steps:-

1. For admission in KSOU, candidates can opt for Free Counseling for guidance and selection of course according to their requirements.

2. Candidates can fill the application form online or can also send the completed application form by email or by post.

3. As the application form is filled, Process of fee payment starts, where, the candidates have an option to either pay the fees in lump sum to avail exciting offers or in convenient installments. It is easy to pay fees with the help of convenient payment options by debit/credit card, bank transfer, cheque etc.

4. As the KSOU receives the documents of the registered candidate, the University sends them for verification. After verification, the admission of the candidate is confirmed.

5. After the admission confirmation, Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) generates student ID along with the Study Material and it is dispatched within 7-10 working days.

How to apply?

Step 1: Login to, go to Online Programmes and click on Apply now. Fill the admission form with all the required details and please note down the system generated Reference Number after submitting application for all further references.

Step 2: Make Payment of fee either through Online Payment or with a DD as specified above, fill in the details and submit.  Please do not forget to Save/Print Fee Receipt.

Step 3: Send the following documents in hard copy to the below mentioned address: 

Address for Dispatch

KSOU Online Programs

1st Floor, Admission Building,

Karnataka State Open University,

Muktagangotri, Mysore-570006

  • Take three prints of the application form and sign them
  • Send 3 hardcopies of each of the documents to the address specified below.
  • Qualification Certificates attested by Gazetted Officer/Notary
  • Certificate of date of Birth
  • 3 Passport size photographs
  • Demand Draft (in case of DD Payment) / Printed copy of the receipt in case of online payment.

Documents required

  • Proof of Qualification: Attested/notarized photocopies of the last qualifying exam and statement of marks (degree certificate/mark sheet).
  • If there is any change of name due to marriage or any other reason, students have to provide the following documents:

1. Change of Name Application Form.

2. Photocopy of the Judgment (Decree) from the Court, mentioning the declaration of change of name.

3. Advertised copy of Newspaper.

Note: Affidavit, Marriage Certificate etc will not be accepted for Change of name.

  • Proof of Date of Birth: Copy of any one of the document which has the Date of Birth of the candidate.
  • Photocopy of SSLC/SSC Mark sheet or Transfer Certificate showing Date of Birth attested by the Gazetted Officer/Notary
  • An Extract from the School Admission Register certified by the Head of the Institution.
  • Birth Certificate issued by Municipality or Local Bodies or any Government or semi Government Institutions (Attested).
  • Extract from the Passport (attested copies)
  • You will need to get 1 photocopy of the above mentioned documents attested/notarized by a gazette officer of the Government. 

Admission Process


The candidates must score at least 35% marks in entrance examination to take admissions in MBA in KSOU. Reservation of seats will be made as per the existing government orders.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Aditya Adi

What is fees structure for mba correspondence cource

28 Aug, 2018 21:23
Akansha Expert

Hi Aditiya, The admissions are closed for this session, Please check this link for getting the MBA Course fee structure of KSOU.

29 Aug, 2018 12:28
mamatha anjali

Admission date M. Com 2018

25 Aug, 2018 18:28
Garima Bansal

HI Mamatha, The admissions are closed for this session.

27 Aug, 2018 16:21
Nithish Kumar B M

Last admission date please

10 Sep, 2018 12:26
Akansha Expert

Hi Nithish, To get information regarding your query you may contact to 0821-2500873,2519952.

10 Sep, 2018 12:52

I had passed MBA FE 4th semester examination in Jun 2012 from Karnataka State Open University. My Enrollment no. is 1021DMFE0003. Course: MBA - FE, 2010-2012 BATCH, Study center: OR405, My Name: TRIPATI ACHARY, Please guide me how shall I get my MBA FE mark sheet and certificate at the earliest. Awaiting for early your reply and oblige.

16 Jul, 2018 16:42
Garima Bansal

Hi Tripati,To get information regarding your query you may contact to 0821-2500873, 2519952.

16 Jul, 2018 17:35

Admission date MBA 2018

15 Jul, 2018 18:55
Ritika Sharma

Hi Gundu, The admission date was 18th Aug, 2018.

20 Jul, 2018 17:03

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