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Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU], Mysore

Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU], Mysore

Mysore, Karnataka UGC Estd 1996 Open University

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Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Karnataka State Open University has extended the application date for applying to the UG and PG courses. The last date for applying is Nov 30.

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Last date for applying online(Extended)30 Nov, 2020

Karnataka State Open University(KSOU) is located in Mysuru, Karnataka. It is a State Public University founded on 1 June 1996. It came into force as an Act of State Legislature in 1992. The university is approved by UGC.

KSOU is a premier place for Open and Distance Learning programs. Working professionals, homemakers, or students who seek part-time jobs can attend these programs and can gain higher education. 

The University conducts admission for the courses of M.A., M.Com, B.A., B.Com, M.sc, and MBA programs for distance learning. 

For admission into B.A./B.Com, candidates need to complete their class 12 examination from a recognized board or have appeared for two years pre-University examination.

For M.A./M.Com, candidates must possess a graduation in the requisite field with an aggregate score of 50% in the said subjects. For M.sc, candidates must have a valid graduation degree in the requisite field.

For MBA, candidates who have completed their graduation in any specific discipline are eligible. For Ph.D. and Diploma courses, candidates need to complete graduation/post-graduation in the specific field with an aggregate of 50%.

Admission is done priorly two times in a year i.e. January and June as per the guidelines provided by UGC-DEB. Students get an added advantage as they have online resources and an E-Learning portal for their ease of studying.

KSOU has established a Skill Development Centre which helps students to prepare for the competitive examinations. Students adopting for coaching get hostel accommodation and other boarding facilities. Personal Contact Programmes(PCP) are conducted to clear doubts and concerns of the students undergoing Distance Learning.

Karnataka State Open University- [KSOU], Mysore Highlights 

Established | Institute Type1996 | State-Open Learning
Entrance ExamNA 
Courses OfferedUG, PG, Ph.D., Diploma 
Popular CoursesBA, MA, M.Sc., MBA 
Application ModeOnline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based
Official Websitehttps://ksoumysuru.ac.in/index.php

KSOU Mysore Courses

The course details offered by the KSOU are tabulated below:

CoursesDetails
B.A.Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have completed class 12 or higher secondary examination.
B.comDuration: 3 years
Eligibility: passed class 12 or higher secondary examination from a recognized board.
BLISDuration: 3 years
Eligibility: passed class 12 or higher secondary examination from a recognized board.
M.A.Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: graduation in the respective field.
Specialization: Kannada, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Public Administration, Ancient History and Archaeology, Journalism and Mass Communication
M.scDuration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must be a graduate in a specific field.
Specialization: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Geography, Information Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology
MBADuration: 2 years
Specialization: General
Eligibility: Graduate in any field from a recognized university.
Ph.D. Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Master's degree in a relevant subject with 50% of minimum Marks
Specializations: Education, English, Hindi, History, Management Studies, Kannada, Sociology, Telugu, Sanskrit

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KSOU Mysore Admission

The selection for any of the UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, and Ph.D. programs is made based on the marks scored in the last qualifying examination. There is no entrance exam conducted for admission into the institute. Admissions are direct merit-based. 

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of KSOU.
  • On the Home page, click on the Online Admission Portal.
  • Fill out the application form available and upload all the required documents.
  • Submit all the required documents along with the print out of the online Application form.
  • Pay the fees as per the course you have chosen.

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KSOU Mysore Scholarships

KSOU provides post-matric scholarships to the candidates studying at the institute. Post-Matric Scholarship is provided in the terms of fee reimbursement, hostel fees. The institute also avails a defense scholarship for the students whose parents are the personnel of any wing in the Indian Army. 

To avail of the scholarship, there are certain norms and conditions. Post Matric Scholarship is available for those SC/ST caste candidates whose annual income is between less than or between 2.5-10 lakhs. The certificates required to satisfy the eligibility criteria are Income Certificate, Caste Certificate, and Bonafide Certificate.

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KSOU Mysore Facilities

  • Library: KSOU has a well-established library which is opened normally from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. During PCP, the functions from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
  • IT Infrastructure: The institute provides an excellent infrastructure to the students along with WiFi for students as well as the staff members.
  • Cafeteria: The institute has a cafeteria where students or office premises can get hygienic and delicious food at affordable prices.
  • Guest House: KSOU provides an ambient place for counselors, academicians, and other guests in a hygienic and clean environment at the guest house available in the North-West of the campus.

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KSOU Mysore Faculty

The institute KSOU Mysore has 29 departments. All the departments are well-known for the faculties in each department. 

Some of the top faculties are: 

  • Dr. DM Mishra: Professor, Department of computer science
  • Dr. C Anitha: Asst. Prof., Department of Food and Nutrition
  • Dr. Umashankar M: Asst. Prof., Department of Chemistry
  • Sri, SV Niranjana: Asst.Prof., Department of Physics

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KSOU Mysore FAQs

Ques. What is PCP? How can a candidate know about PCP dates?

Ans. PCP is the Personal Contact Programs conducted by the institute for the students undergoing distance learning. It is organized at the nearest regional centers where candidates need to perform the required practicals and can get doubt clearance. It is conducted once every semester.

Ques. Is the payment of fees for Admission done offline?

Ans. The admission fees are paid after the successful submission of the documents and application form at the nearest regional center. Fee payment is done via online mode only.

Ques. From where can a candidate collect his/her study material and ID Card?

Ans. A candidate can collect his/her study material and other relevant things by visiting the nearest regional centers and showing the payment slip/registration slip.

Ques. Do study material for the whole semester be provided once only?

Ans. The study material is provided for each semester. As the subjects and syllabus change every semester, so a candidate needs to visit the regional center for the collection of study material each semester.

Ques. Do candidates need to submit the original documents during verification?

Ans. Candidates need to submit the print out of the online application form along with the required documents, in original, at the nearest available regional center.

Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU], Mysore Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Ed₹20,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
MBA₹18,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
PG Program₹6,400 (Total Fees)Graduation
BA₹4,700 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.Lib.I.Sc₹7,100 (Total Fees)10+2
B.Com₹4,700 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.A₹9,900 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Select Degree : B.Ed M.A M.Sc Diploma Ph.D PG Diploma PG Program MBA BA B.Lib.I.Sc B.Com L.L.M M.Lib.I.Sc M.Com Certification Certificate + 10 More
Select Stream : Commerce Education Arts Management Science Law Mass Communications Computer Applications Engineering + 4 More

Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Diploma

₹ 9,450 Total Fees
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Bachelor of Arts [BA]

₹ 4,700 1st Yr Fees
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1 Year 32 seats Degree Distance Graduation Part Time Check Detailed Fees
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Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]

₹ 4,700 1st Yr Fees
3 Years 100 seats Degree Distance Graduation Part Time Check Detailed Fees
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      Mysore - 570006
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      Ashwini

      Hi... Is it M. Ed admission date in ksou extended till 20 October

      11 Oct, 2018 17:41
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Ashwini, The University office number:- 0821-2515149 for the relevant query.

      11 Oct, 2018 18:19
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      Mallikarjuna v

      Hi Expert' I would like to get admission for M A in English... Could you pls tell me whether the last DATE will be extended.. If it is Possible.. it would be best...

      27 Sep, 2018 20:41
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Mallikarjuna, You may please check the official website for getting the official latest notification i.e. http://ksoumysore.edu.in/

      28 Sep, 2018 12:06
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      balaga eswara rao

      Mechanical diploma in distance details nd phone number

      25 Sep, 2018 21:42
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Balaga, The University office number:- 0821-2515149 for the relevant query.

      26 Sep, 2018 12:39
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      Asif

      MSc in Bio Chemistry

      07 Oct, 2017 00:10
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      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Asif, To get the admission details of M.Sc program through this link: M.Sc Admission Details.

      09 Oct, 2017 14:58
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      K M Mohammad Sinan

      MCA course 2 years or 3 years What about the Fees Structure. and M.Sc (Computer Science) Course Fees Details and Syllebus

      17 Sep, 2017 00:10
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      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi K M Mohammad, This university does not provide the MCA program and to get the fee structure of M.Sc (Computer Science) by this link: M.Sc Fee Structure.

      09 Oct, 2017 17:25
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      RAMYA A S

      Assist me to get admission to KSOU distance course in BA Sociology, eligibility, fee structure admission etc

      10 Sep, 2017 00:10
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      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Ramya, This college does not provide BA program in Sociology stream.

      11 Sep, 2017 17:49
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      snehyanka mukherjee

      want to know about Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietics.

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03
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      chandrakant Shinde

      Distance Education for Bachelor of Fine Arts. Eligibility, Fee structure ,date of commencement etc

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      Admin

      Hi Chandrakant, you may check the details of Course and Fees, eligibility criteria and admission procedure on the link http://collegedunia.com/university/25612-karnataka-state-open-university-ksou-mysore

      30 Mar, 2017 12:51

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      October 28, 2020

      KSOU Admission 2020: Last Date for Online Application Submission is October 29, Check Here to Apply

      Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is accepting applications online from eligible candidates for admission to Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, and Certificate Courses for the new academic session. Candidates can now apply online by October 29, 2020, paying no additional fees. KSOU c

      June 15, 2020

      KSOU Mysore Regains Credibility from Karnataka Government

      Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) that offers 400 courses was derecognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) after a series of scams by its top officials surfaced.  The Karnataka Government, as of now, has decided to make KSOU which is about 24 years old, the sole dis

      October 22, 2020

      KSOU Result 2020 (Declared): Check @ ksoumysuru.ac.in

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