KSOU UG and PG Admission (include PG Diploma and Diploma courses) 2020: Courses, Dates, Result, Fees

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is a recognized University of Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi. The admission process of the university is streamlined which helps the candidate to stay on track towards reaching their ultimate goal.

KSOU offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Diploma courses through Distance learning. It provides Specialized MBA courses, Executive MBA, BBA, MSc IT, BSc IT, M.Com, B.Com, Diploma in Management /IT stream, etc. Students who are interested in pursuing any course from this university should match the eligibility set as per the University’s regulations.

Check KSOU Admission

Basic eligibility for UG and PG programs in KSOU remains a pass in 10+2 and Graduation respectively. Along with this, there are certain other eligibility factors which the candidates must fulfill. The application forms should be submitted online or by post before the last date.

CourseAdmission Link
PG Diploma in Management
Admission Link

How to Apply?

Documents Required

  • Proof of Qualification: Attested/notarized photocopies of the last qualifying exam and statement of marks (degree certificate/mark sheet)
  • If change of name is due to marriage or any other reason, students have to furnish the following documents:
  1. Change of Name Application Form.
  2. Photocopy of the Judgment (Decree) from the Court, containing 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 mentions the Date of Birth of the candidate :
  • Photocopy of SSLC/SSC Marks Card 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.

Eligibility Criteria

Under graduate courses

Admission to the First Year B.Sc. (IT)/ B.B.M. / B.C.A/B. Tech. (IT). Degree Courses is open to candidates who have completed following requirements.

  • Candidate must have passed in 10+ 2 (any stream) OR
  • Candidate must have passed 10th standard plus the successful completion of any Govt. recognized 3year Diploma course.

Admission in Second Semester (Lateral Entry Admission)

  • Candidate must have passed 10+ 2 (any stream) + 6 months IT-Course or 1-Year IT
  • Candidate must have passed 10th + 3-year Polytechnic Diploma + 6 month IT-Course or 1-Year IT experience.

Admission in Third Semester (Lateral Entry Admission)

  • Eligibility for 3rd semester admission, the candidate must have 3-Year Polytechnic Diploma in IT/C.Sc./E & C or 2nd semester of GNIIT/ADCA from TCIL-IT/DIT/DCA from CAL-C after 10+2.      

Admission Process

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) provides admission to Bachelor, Masters and Diploma courses in various streams. KSOU Admission process includes the following steps-

  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.
  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.
  3. Send the following documents in hard copy in 3 sets to Registrar (Evaluation), Karnataka State Open University, Manasagan-gotri, Mysore – 570006.
  • Take three prints of the application form and sign them
  • 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.


  • For admission in KSOU, candidates can opt for Free Counseling for guidance and selection of course according to their requirements. Candidates can Speak with KSOU’s Counsellors on 1800-102-2493 (Toll Free).
  • After choosing the desired course, candidates can fill the application form online and also send the completed application form by email or by post.
  • As the application form is filled, the candidates have an option to either pay the fees in lump sum to avail fee discount 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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




Hello this is Priyanka.. I have completed my BSc BEd... I want to do masters in library and information science.. am I eligible for this course

06 Jan, 2020 00:43
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Priyanka, only those candidates who have passed graduation in the same discipline are considered eligible. Thus, you are not eligible for this course.

06 Jan, 2020 10:39
sona poovamma

Hi. This s sona here. I couldn’t complete my degree due to personal reasons. Can I do my diploma in management. If yes what document do u require

19 Sep, 2019 14:43
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sona, the university does not offers this course. However, you may check other Management Colleges in Karnataka from here.

19 Sep, 2019 14:48
sona poovamma

What diploma courses do u offer

19 Sep, 2019 15:28
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Following are the diploma courses that the university offers:

  • Computer Application
  • Journalism
  • Nutrition and Healthcare Education
  • Kannada

19 Sep, 2019 16:00
Abdul rahimam

What is qualification of BA

14 May, 2019 11:59
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Abdul, to be eligible for this course, candidate must have passed intermediate from a recognized board. However, admission is approved only on the basis of merit.

14 May, 2019 13:19
Muniramaiah B M

Educational eligibility for MA administration

17 Oct, 2018 12:18
Akansha Expert

Hi Sir, You may please check the official website to get the Eligibility for PG course,

17 Oct, 2018 13:31
Muniramaiah B M

I had degree less then 50% but want study MA degree still l m employee is there eligible for Admission

17 Oct, 2018 12:17
Akansha Expert

Hi Sir, You may please check the official website to get the Eligibility for PG course,

17 Oct, 2018 14:39
Muniramaiah B M

Good morning sir Yesterday you sent a link but it's not open Please send detail information about eligibility for MA admissions it's request sir

18 Oct, 2018 10:34
Akansha Expert

Hello, You may please just copied that link on the URL web for open the official website of the University.

18 Oct, 2018 11:30

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