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Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU], Mysore

Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU], Mysore

Mysore, Karnataka UGC Estd 1996 Open University

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

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is accepting online applications from eligible candidates for admission to Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, and Certificate Courses for the new academic session. Know more

Candidates can now apply online by October 29, 2020, paying no additional fees.

The application fee is;

  • INR 300 for B.Com./MA/M.Com /PG Diploma /Diploma and Certificate Courses 
  • INR 500 for B.Lib.I.Sc/M.Lib.I.Sc and M.Sc.Courses
  • INR 100 for MBA Courses

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) offers a variety of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in the stream of IT, Management, Arts, Science, Commerce, Library Sciences, etc. Though admission to all the courses is merit-based however, preference is given to applicants with relevant experience in their fields.

KSOU Important Date

EVENTDATE
Admission DeadlineOctober 29, 2020

KSOU Highlights

Established | Type1996 | Open University
Recognized byUGC
Courses offeredUG and PG | Science, Arts, and Commerce, etc.
Selection CriteriaMerit-based
Application Mode Online
Official website | Contacthttps://ksoumysuru.ac.in/ | 0821-2512471
AddressMukhtagangotri, Mysuru, Karnataka - 570006
Emailsupport@ksoumysuru.ac.in

KSOU Courses

KSOU offers a wide range of programs leading to degrees from the Undergraduate level to the Doctorate Level. It also offers a variety of Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Given below are some major courses offered at Karnataka State Open University, Mysore:

Top CoursesNew Courses
Bachelor of ArtsM.Sc (Biochemistry)
Bachelor of Library and Information SciencesM.Sc (Chemistry)
Bachelor of CommerceM.Sc (Computer Science)
Master of Arts M.Sc (Information Science)
Master of Business Administration M.Sc (Biotechnology)
Master of Arts (Economics)M.Sc (Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics)
Master of Arts (English & Hindi)(M.Sc (Geography)
Master of (Ancient History and Archaeology)M.Sc (Mathematics)

Read More: KSOU Fee Structure

KSOU Admissions

Under Graduate Courses 

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

  • 10+ 2 in any stream; OR
  • 10 + 3-year Govt. recognized Diploma course.

For admission in Second Semester (Lateral Entry Admission)

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

For admission in Third Semester (Lateral Entry Admission)

  • A 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.    

How to apply?

  1. Log in to the official website of the University, 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 an 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.

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KSOU Faculty

The faculty of Karnataka State Open University is highly qualified with Ph.D. degrees in their relevant fields. Given below are the details of core faculty members of KSOU:

  • Dr. Kavitha Rai
    • Designation: Chairperson & Associate Professor
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Kavyamemamshe
  • Dr. G. Nataraju
    • Designation: Assistant Professor and Chairman
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: British Literature
  • Dr. Mahadevamurthy
    • Designation: Associate Professor & Chairman
    • Qualification: MBA and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: International Business
  • Dr. Mahesh V.
    • Designation: Assistant Professor and Chairman
    • Qualification: M.Com, Ph.D., and PGDHRM
    • Specialization: Accounting and Taxation
  • Dr. M.S. Ramananda
    • Designation: Chairman and Associate Professor
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Micro Economics
  • Dr. D.M. Mahesha
    • Designation: Chairman and Assistant Professor
    • Qualification: MCA and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Image Processing

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KSOU Result

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) conducts University Examinations every year. Students waiting for KSOU results may follow the given steps to download their Results from KSOU website

Steps to Follow:

  1. Log in to the official website of the university and go to the result column.
  2. Students will have to log in using their Enrolment Number  
  3. After logging in the results display candidate name with enrolment number, each subject wise and total obtained marks of the Karnataka State Open University exam.

KSOU Facts and Figures

  • The University is also a recognized as Open University by the University of Distance Education, New Delhi and a regular AIU member as well
  • The university is a permanent member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU)
  • It also takes pride in having an association with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
  • KSOU situates itself in the beautiful city of Mysore at the North-West side of the Manasagangotri campus.
  • The location of KSOU boasts of a tranquil ambiance ideal for the students to study and have a full concentration.
  • Currently, the university has on its premises an administrative block, hostels, academic block, lecture halls, and such other blocks and sections.
  • The university has Prasaaraanga for productive academic work at the KSOU through its invaluable publications, extension activities and lectures.
  • It came into existence to provide high-quality education to the students who could not access their chosen institutions.
  • The university is open to all irrespective of caste religion or place or even age offering courses that are based on the needs of the present market.

KSOU Affiliations

  • Academy of Animation and Gaming - AAG Bangalore
  • Adarsh Academy of Information Technology - AAIT
  • Animaster Academy
  • ANITECH College of Technology and Management
  • Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS)
  • International Academy for Creative Teaching (IACT)
  • Noble School of Business (NSB)
  • Sanford College of Information Technology - SCIT
  • Sharada Vikas Institute of Technology and Management Studies
  • Toonskool Advanced Animation Academy
  • V.S.M. Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Technology
  • V.S.M. Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Technology - Jakkur Campus  

KSOU Facilities

LibraryThe university has a well-equipped library with a collection of over 50000 books. It facilitates internet browsing, reference & referral, question bank, current awareness, bibliographical services.
HostelKSOU facilitates hostel with a capacity of accommodating 56 students.
Cottage for ManThe university has 9 cottages with three rooms for boys. Nine students can stay in each cottage.

KSOU FAQs

Ques. Is Karnataka State Open University approved by UGC?

Ans. Yes, Karnataka State Open University is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC).

Ques. What courses are offered at Karnataka State Open University?

Ans. Karnataka State Open University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses under the stream of science, commerce, and arts. 

Ques. What is the mode of application at Karnataka State Open University?

Ans. The mode of application at Karnataka State Open University is Online. Candidates who are interested in taking admission can apply online at Karnataka State Open University.

Ques. What is the selection criteria at Karnataka State Open University?

Ans. The selection process at Karnataka State Open University is on the basis of merit of the qualifying examination.

Ques. Does Karnataka State Open University offer BA Sociology programme?

Ans. No, Karnataka State Open University does not offer BA Sociology programme.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission into UG programmes of Karnataka State Open University?

Ans. A candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board in the concerned discipline for admission into UG programmes of Karnataka State Open University.

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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2 Years Degree Distance Post Graduation Part Time Check Detailed Fees
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Bachelor of Arts [BA]

₹ 4,700 1st Yr Fees
3 Years 100 seats Degree Distance Graduation Part Time Check Detailed Fees
  • Dates : Application Starts 06 May 2020 | Application Ends 29 Oct 2020 Check All Dates
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1 Year 32 seats Degree Distance Graduation Part Time Check Detailed Fees
  • Dates : Application Starts 06 May 2020 | Application Ends 29 Oct 2020 Check All Dates
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Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]

₹ 4,700 1st Yr Fees
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    8.5/10faculty
    8.1/10infrastructure
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    7.9/10social

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      KaushikPOST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT [PGDM]
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      7.7 /10

      Overall, you would have a decent experience, neither too bad nor too good. The colleges affiliated to this open universities are quite good; you can choose as per your choice and feasibility. The university is good and has a good reputation.

      8/10academic
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      ReshmaB.COMBatch : 2018
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      My memorable days

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      9.2 /10

      The college management was good. Our faculties are experienced and they are hardworking. College canteen provides good food with varieties. My experience with the college was memorable one. Fees structure was good and our college has library with lot of books.

      9/10academic
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      SunilB.COMBatch : 2019
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      My Good experience with my college

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      9.2 /10

      The infrastructure in our college was good. Our college canteen provides good hygiene foods. There is a good library system provided by the college with lot of reference books. In our college health center has medicines facility and health check up was available. Digital zone was provided for the student to get notified for various information regarding exams and results etc.

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      OnishaMBAPursued
      BATCH : 2021
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      good for mba

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      7.5 /10

      it was an immense pleasure to study here and many great memories were made here. the ambiance of the college is great too and most of the people here are very humble and down to earth . i am having great time here.

      8/10academic
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      SriMBABatch : 2018
      8.5
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      LOVELY COLLEGE

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      8.5 /10

      This college is overall good. The placement opportunities are also improving day by day. I have spent the most wonderful years of my life in this college and learn a lot from the faculty members, friends, and seniors.

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      DilyaMBABatch : 2017
      10.0
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      Such a nice environment

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      10 /10

      The college is an amazing place to study as well as to make new friends and grow with time. Along with studying the college also gave us many amazing moments in the form of celebrations and extra-curricular activities which I will always remember.

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      NikkyMBABatch : 2021
      8.8
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      MBA at Karnataka State Open University

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      8.8 /10

      The placement and job opportunities of the college are really good as the college provides a lot of opportunities to the students to work at renowned companies after completing their respective courses.

      9/10academic
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      Abinash pandaBComBatch : 2000
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      7.5 /10

      Only best candidates who all have got good marks approx 60 percent marks in their +2 exams. Once you have cleared from this university, then you must get through any best companies to work for.

      8/10academic
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      6/10food & accom
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      TirtharajMCABatch : 2017
      8.0
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      Best Option for Open University

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      8 /10

      The college provides several resources for getting better job opportunities for the students. ob fairs are sometimes organised within the college premises. The professors keep updated about the job fairs happening nearby and keep us informed.

      8/10academic
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      9/10infrastructure
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      6/10placement
      8/10social life
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      HarshBBABatch : 2019
      7.8
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      Great for Working People

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      7.8 /10

      The college has several resources to help us with job hunting. The professors also provide a lot of guidance and are always ready to solve any queries we might have regarding our job hunts or our CV's, they also give out career tips.

      9/10academic
      8/10faculty
      9/10infrastructure
      7/10food & accom
      6/10placement
      8/10social life

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      Mukhtagangotri
      Mysore - 570006
      Karnataka , India

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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

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03
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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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      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

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