Pandit Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University (PSSOU) is a state university which was established in 2005 and is situated in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. The University specializes in offering distance education programs and provides admission to several courses BA, B.Sc, and B.Com at the UG level and MBA, LLM, and M.Sc at the PG level.
|Year of establishment||2005| Private|
|Modes of education||Distance Learning|
|Number of courses offered||UG, PG, and PhD|
|B.Ed||₹27,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Lib.I.Sc||₹11,200 (Total Fees)||10+2|
|BA||₹4,300 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.Sc||₹8,100 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Sc||₹6,200 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|MSW||₹11,350 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
PG Diploma in Computer Applications,
PG Diploma in Law,
PG Diploma in Medical,
|Application dates||15 Jun - 30 Oct, 2020||Apply|
PSSOU offers undergraduate courses to candidates who have passed their 10+2 examinations, and most of the courses last for three years. Admission to the B.Ed course is made based on an entrance exam conducted by the University. Tabulated below are all the UG courses and other details:
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|BA||Economics||Candidates need to pass their 10+2 examinations from a recognized board|
Purely Merit Based
|B. Sc.||Biology||Candidates will have to pass their class 12th examination in Science stream from any recognized board|
|B. Com||-||Candidates should have 10+2 examinations in Commerce stream from any recognized board.|
|B. Lib. I. Sc.||Candidates should have a graduate degree in the relevant field from any recognized university|
|B. Ed.||Securing a Graduation degree from a recognized university in any field is mandatory.|
The institute offers MBA courses to eligible candidates and the course lasts for one year. The basic eligibility criterion involves a graduate degree from any recognized university.
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Graduation|
|Selection Criteria||Merit Based|
Candidates need to have a graduate degree in any field from any recognized university.
The institute offers PG courses to candidates who have graduated in a relevant field from a recognized university. The mode of study material is either Hindi or English, depending on the candidate’s preference.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria|
|MSW||-||Candidates should have a graduate degree in the relevant field from a recognized University.|
|LL.M||Having a graduate degree in the field of law is mandatory in order for a candidate to be eligible for this course|
|MA||Hindi||All candidates should have a relevant graduate degree from any recognized university|
|M. Sc.||Mathematics||Candidates need to have a graduate degree in Mathematics from a University recognized by UGC or any other governing body.|
Besides the UG and PG courses, PSSOU also offers a diploma for one year under several fields. Candidates must have passed their 10+2 examinations from a recognized board to gain admission into the diploma course.
Ques. Pt Sundarlal Open University provides how many courses?
Ques. What is the registration procedure for Pt Sundarlal Open University?
Ques. Does Pt Sundarlal Open University offer study material to enrolled students?
Ques. Are PSSOU students eligible to give the yearly UPSC examinations?
Ques. Does PSSOU provide scholarships?
According to the state-wise distribution of scholarship among candidates of minority category as decided by the government, the total number of fellowships for Chhattisgarh state is 310. The scholarship is awarded to the candidates based on eligibility, i.e., candidates must not have less than 50% marks at higher secondary (10+2) level or graduation level. The selection of the candidates will be made depending on merit only. The duration of the scholarship will depend on the performance of the candidate during the entire program. The scholarship amount shall be transferred to the account from which the application fee is paid by the candidate.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College