University School of Open Learning (USOL), established in 1971, is formerly known as the Department of Correspondence Studies. It is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and Distance Education Board (DEB) and provides education at one’s doorstep for those who are not able to access the education from any sorts. USOL offers Undergraduate, Post graduate, Diploma, Professional courses and certification programs.

USOL Highlights

Official website

www.usol.puchd.ac.in

Affiliated to

Punjab University, Punjab

Courses

UG, PG, Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate Course

Mode of Application

Online


USOL Punjab Courses

USOL Punjab offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses besides offering Postgraduate Diploma courses and other Certificate courses.

Course Eligibility Fees in INR
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Intermediate passed with avg 50% marks. 3850
Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) Intermediate passed with avg 50% marks with Commerce as main subject 15,000
Bachelor of Library Science ( B. Lis) Intermediate passed with avg 50% marks. 17,000
Bachelor of Education (B. ed) Bachelor degree with 50% aggregate 17,375
Master of Arts (M. A) Bachelor degree with 50% aggregate 17,470
M. Com B. Com degree with 50% aggregate 18,370
MBA Bachelor degree with 50% aggregate 49,750
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Courses Eligibility Fees
Computer Applications Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 31,875
Disaster Management and Corporate Security Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 16,375
Guidance and Counselling Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 16,375
Health, Family Welfare and Population Education Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 17,560
Human Rights and Duties Bachelor's/Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 16,560
Library Automation and Networking Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 16,560
Mass Communication Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized 16,580
Statistics Postgraduate degree in any discipline of the University or a degree of any other University which has been recognized
Certificate Courses
Women Studies Bachelor‟s Degree of Panjab University with not less than 40 % marks in the aggregate 8850
Corporate security, safety and Fire protection Management Officers and JCOs of Defence Services (serving and retired) 5500

NOTE: All these Diploma courses and Certificate courses are of duration one year.

Read more: Punjab University USOL fees


USOL Punjab Admissions

Admission in USOL Punjab is done through online mode. Candidates need to check the dates of Admission from USOL website.

  • First Register yourself On-line and create Login ID and Password using ‘New Candidate Registration’.
  • Note down your Login ID and Password details. (Don’t share your login ID and Password details with anyone)
  • Log in using your registered Login ID and fill the application form online itself. (Read the instructions carefully before submission of form).
  • Upload the scanned copies of required documents as asked on the application form (eg. photograph, signatures etc.). Photo and signatures should be in JPEG format. All other documents should be in PDF format (max. 02MB).
  • Admission Form Fee can be paid only using Net Banking/Credit Card / Debit Card/ SBI Challan/Post office Challan

USOL Facilities

  • It provides study material in Self-learning mode.
  • Assignments are given to students to study
  • Personal Contact Program is introduced by USOL to make the learning easy.
  • Response sheets are given to students for practice.
  • Video and Audio- cassette Lessons on selected topics, Dissertations/ Projects in selected courses and Counseling of students on a one to one basis, organizing Regional and National Seminars and Special Lecture Series. To cater to the masses, for most courses, the printed study material is provided in English, Hindi and Punjabi.
  • Well -equipped Library, postal library facilities, an Educational Media Centre, Laboratories, a Computer Lab and subsidized hostel facility for outstation students
  • The USOL also involves the students in co-curricular activities and brings them together on a common platform despite their diverse locations. 
  • Since computers are becoming an integral part of the education process, the USOL has established a small Computer Lab with 10 Computers to facilitate lesson production.