Karnata State Open University Courses and Admission Process

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is a recognized University of Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi.

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 Manangement/IT stream, etc. Keeping in view the educational needs of our country, in general, and state in particular the policies and programmes have been geared to cater to the needy.

Karnataka State Open University Courses

Check out the courses in various streams provided by KSOU.



MBA- International Business Management
MBA- Hotel and Hospitality Management
MBA- Retail Management
MBA- Media and Advertising Management
MBA- Production and Operation Management
MBA- IT Management
MBA- Finance Management
MBA- Marketing Management
MBA- Human Resource Management
MBA- Hospitality and Tourism Management
MBA- Logistic and Supply Chain Management

Executive MBA Specialization

Executive MBA- Project Management
Executive MBA- IT Management
Executive MBA- Finance Management
Executive MBA- Marketing Management
Executive MBA- Human Resource Management
Executive MBA- Hospital and Health Care Management

Bachelor Degree Specialization

Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor in Business Management

Diploma Courses in Management Stream

Diploma in Fire Safety and Security Management
Diploma in Operations Management
Diploma in Finance Management
Diploma in Marketing Management
Diploma in HR Management


Master Degree Courses

M.Sc- Computer Science
Master of Science- IT
MCA- Master of Computer Applications

Bachelor Degree Courses

BCA- Bachelor of Computer Applications
B.Sc- Computer Science
B.Sc- IT

Diploma Courses in IT stream

DCA- Diploma in Computer Applications

TRADITIONAL STREAM (Art, Commerce & Science)

Master Degree

MA- Master of Art
M.Sc- Master of Science
M.Com- Master of Commerce

Bachelor Degree

BA- Bachelor of Art
B.Com- Bachelor of Commerce


One Year PG Diploma/Executive Programme

Executive Program in Advertising and Brand Management
PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication

Bachelor Degree

Bachelors of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC)

Certificate Course

Certificate in Advertising & Marketing

Diploma Program

Diploma in Advertising & Brand Management

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Admission Process

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) provides admission to Bachelor, Masters and Diploma courses in various streams. KSOU Admission process includes 5 steps-

  • For admission in KSOU, candidates can opt for Free Counselling 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 or can also send the completed application form by email or by post.
  • As the application form is filled, Process of fee payment starts, where, the candidates have an option to either pay the fees in lump sum to avail exciting offers 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.

KSOU admission process is streamlined which helps the candidate to stay on track towards reaching their ultimate goal.