Karnataka State Open University Mysore

(State-Open University)


The Karnataka State Open University established on 1st June 1996 vide Karnataka Govt. Notification No. ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 – KSOU Act 1992 is considered to be a reputed Open University amongst the open learning institutions in the country.

 Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi, has accorded recognition to Karnataka State Open University, Mysore for offering Programmes / Courses approved by the Statutory bodies of the University. Karnataka State Open University is a recognized University of Distance Education Council under the agies of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) (Revised notification F. No. DEC/OU/Recog./2008).


Karnataka State Open University is a regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi since 1999 (No. EV/11(80)/99/203935-4172).

Karnataka State Open University is a permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, United Kingdom since 1999. Its member code is: ZKASOPENUINI.
Karnataka State Open University is a permanent member of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China since 1999.

Courses Offered

Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • B.A./B.Com
  • B.Ed
  • B.LI.Sc.


1. M.A Kannada
2. M.A English
3. M.A Hindi
4. M.A Urdu
5. M.A Sanskrit
6. M.A History
7. M.A Economics
8. M.A Political Science
9. M.A Public Administration
10. M.A Sociology
11. M.A Psychology
12. M.A (Mass Communication & Journalism)
13. M.Com
14. M.Ed
15. M.B.A (Semester Scheme)
16. M.L.I.Sc


1. P.G. Diploma in English (PGDE)
2. P.G. Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
3. P.G. Diploma in Human Resources Management (PGDHRM)
4. P.G. Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)
5. P.G. Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
6. P.G. Diploma in Mass communication & Journalism (PGDMCJ)
7. P.G. Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (PGDND)


1. Post PUC Diploma in Kannada (DIK)
2. Diploma in Journalism (DIJ)
3. Diploma in Functional English (DFE)
4. Diploma in Statistical Process Control & Operations Research (DSPCOR)
5. Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)
6. Diploma in Disability Management (DDM)
7. Diploma in Life Skills Education (DLSE)


1. Certificate Course in Kannada (CCK)
2. Certificate Course in Office Organization and Management (CCOOM)
3. Certificate Course in Environmental Management (CCEM)
4. Certificate Course in Environmental Technology (CCET)
5. Certificate Course in Solid Waste Management (CCSWM)
6. Certificate Course in Panchayat Raj (CCPR)
7. Certificate Course in Food Preservation (CCFP)
8. Certificate Course in Home Care and Children with Special needs (CCHCCSN)
9. Certificate course in Health Benefits of Traditional Foods (CCHBTF)
10. Certificate course in Nutrition and Food (CCNF)
11. Certificate course in Processing and Value Addition to Fruits and Vegetables     (CCPVFV)
12. Certificate course in Products and By-products from Other Food Grains           (CCPBOFG)
13. Certificate course in Hygiene and Sanitation in Food Chain (CCHSFC)
14. Certificate course in Entrepreneurship Development (CCED)


  1. Certificate In Food And Nutrition (Cfn)
  2. Certificate In Computing (Cic)
  3. Certificate In The Teaching Of English As A Second                                                           Language:(Cte)
  4. Diploma In Management (Dim)
  5. Diploma In Rural Development (Drd)
  6. Bachelor Of Library And Information Science (Blisc)
  7. Pg Diploma In Higher Education (Pgdhe)
  8. Diploma In Nutrition And Health Education (Dnhe)

New Programs Offered in Collaboration with Partner Institutions
(Students can purchase the Prospectus from the respective Partner Institutions)

1.         Aishwarya Educational and Charitable Trust (R)
2.         Avalon Aviation Academy
3.         CMC Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
4.         Dayananda Sagar Institutions
5.         DMS Lalithakala mahasamsthana
6.         Father Muller charitable institutions
7.         International Academy for creative teaching (i Act)
8.         JSS Institutions, Mysore
9.         JSS Academy
10.       Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre Post Graduate Wing
11.       Osteen academy
12.       Pilikula Nisargadhama
13.       Pratham Mysore
14.       Sharada Vikas Trust
15.       Toonskool
16.       Virtual Education Trust
17.       International Institute of Events Management (IIEM)
18.       Aptech Ltd
19.       Indian Institute of Law
20.       The Adventures – A Wilderness School
21.       Communication Clinic
22.       ALMT Legal Advocates and Solicitors

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit college website

Study centers

1. Aishwarya Educational and Charitable trust (r)
Aishwarya Institute of Management Studies & Research, #42/65, Jnanaganga Nagar,
Opposite Bangalore University Quarters, Magadi-Mysore Ring Road, Bangalore-560 056
Ph.No: 080-23212188, Mob: 9448486393, 9845993133, email: [email protected]
1. Executive M.B.A


2. Avalon Aviation Academy
412, Aptech House, A-65, MIDC, Andheri(E), Mumbai-400 093
Tel:91-22-28272300/66462300, Fax:91-22-28272399, Web:aptech-worldwide.com
1. Bachelor of Business Administration in Aviation (BBAA)
2. Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA)

3. CMC Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
11/2, Palace Road, Bangalore – 52
Ph.No: 080-66940500, Fax : 918022353322
1. P.G. Diploma in Hardware & Networking
2. Diploma in Computer Application
3. P.G. Diploma in Advanced Software Technology

4. Dayananda Sagar Institutions
Shyavige Malleshwara Hills,
Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore-560 078
Tel:2662226/2660789/2661104, Fax: 26660789 email: [email protected]
1. B.A in Journalism
2. B.B.A
3. M.Sc in Forensic Science
4. P.G Diploma in B.P.O
5. P.G Diploma in Insurance & Actuarials
6. P.G Diploma in Retail Management
7. P.G Diploma in Audio-Video Production
8. P.G Diploma in Clinical Data Management
9. P.G Diploma in Airport Management and Customer Care

5. DMS Lalithakala mahasamsthana
No.111, Vijayanagar, 4th Stage, 2nd Block, Mysore – 570 017
Tel : 0821 – 2901356 / 2402117
1. Bachelor of Fine Arts – BFA

6. Father Muller charitable institutions
Father Muller Road, Kankanady, Mangalore-575 002
Tel:0824-2238330/2238457, Fax:0824-2436352,
e-mail :[email protected], website: www.fathermuller.com
1. P.G. Diploma in Emergency Nursing
2. P.G. Diploma in Critical Care Nursing
3. P.G. Diploma in Paediatric Critical Care Nursing
4. P.G. Diploma in Neonatal Nursing
5. Diploma in Auxillary Nurse and Mid-Wifery
6. Diploma in Hospital Aid
7. Diploma in Multipurpose Health Worker
8. Diploma in Physician Assistance
9. Diploma in Cardiac Technology
10. Diploma in Neuro Technology
11. Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
12. Diploma in Radiography Technology

7. international Academy for creative teaching (i Act)
52, Bellary Road, Hebbal, Bangalore-560 024
Tel:080-23545246/23545248, Fax: 080-23545247, email:[email protected]
1. Post Graduate Diploma in Creative Teaching

8. JSS Institutions, Mysore
JSS Mahavidyapeetha, JSS Educational Foundation Pvt. Ltd, SJCE Campus,
Manasagangotri Post, Mysore-570 006
1.Certificate Course in Advanced Software Engineering
2.Certificate Course in Jewellary Design
3.Certificate Course in Cryptography and Network Security
4.Certificate Course in Multi-Media and Wireless Communication
5.Certificate Course in Distributed Computing
6.Certificate Course in Database Management

9. JSS Academy
Knowledge Village, Dubai
1. M.Sc in Computer Science

10. Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre Post Graduate Wing
KRS Road, Metagalli, Mysore, Opp to Vikrant Tyres
Tel:0821-2415097 Fax:0821-5280175, email: [email protected], Web: www.mahajanapgc.com
1. M.Sc in Microbiology
2. M.Sc in Biotechnology
3. M.Sc in Environmental Science
4. M.Sc in Biochemistry
5. Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics
6. Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Microbiology

11. Osteen academy
61, 5th Main Road, 5th Cross, Chamarajpet, Bangalore-560 018
Tel : 080-22421076/31855123
1. Diploma in Hotel Management
2. Diploma in Fashion Designing
3. Diploma in Interior Decoration
4. Certificate Course in Retail Marketing

12. Pilikula Nisargadhama
Pilikula Nisargadhama Society,Vamungur Post, Mangalore-575 028
Tel:0824-2263565, Fax:0824-2263562, email:[email protected]

1. Certificate Course in Pottery
2. Certificate Course in Handloom
3. Certificate Course in Blacksmithy
4. Certificate Course in Carpentry
5. Certificate Course in Wood Carving
6. Certificate Course in Stone Carving
7. Certificate Course in Cane and Bamboo works

13. Pratham Mysore
No. 113/A, Temple Road, Jayalakshmipuram,
Mysore – 570-012
Ph.No: 0821-2412612,
email : [email protected], www.prathammysore.org
1. Certificate Course in Pre-School Education

14. Sharada Vikas Trust
Laxmi Complex, 2nd Floor, No.450/1/14, 10th Main, 27th Cross, Jayanagar, 4th Block,
Bangalore-560 011. Ph.No: 080-22440420, 41477871, 65957936, 41477873, Fax : 080-41477871
Email: [email protected]
1. B.C.A
2. M.C.A
3. Integrated M.C.A
4. B.Tech (Computer Science)
5. M.B.A.(Informtion Systems)
6. B.S.c ( Hospitality and Catering Management)
7. M.Sc ( Hospitality and Tourism Management)

15. Toonskool
371, 2nd Floor, 13th Cross, 8th Main, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore – 080
Ph.No: 080-41252871/72/, 41531867, Email – [email protected]
1. B.Sc in Animation

16. Virtual Education Trust
UU-11, Pitampura, Delhi-110 034
Ph.No : 011-27347789 / 47510411 / 47510422 / 47510433
Fax : 011-27347796 / 27317866, Email: [email protected]
Web: www.vet.pctiltd.com
1. B.B.M
2. M.B.A in Financial Engineering
3. M.Tech in Information Technology
4. P.G Diploma in Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
5. P.G Diploma in Real Estate Management
6. B.Sc (IT)
7. M.Sc(IT)


17.International Institute of Events Management(IIEM)
B-101, Kia Park, Veer Desai Road, Andheri(W), Mumbai-400 053
Ph.No : 022-267435959 / 26743939
Email: [email protected]
1. Bachelor of Business Administration in Event Management
2. Bachelor of Business Administration in Media Management
3. Masters of Business Administration in Event Management
4. Masters of Business Administration in Media Management

18.Aptech Ltd
Champion Compound, 2nd & 3rd Floor, 15 Parsi Panchayat Road,
Andheri(East), Mumbai- 069
Ph.No : 022-67727400 / 66462300
Fax : 91-22-28272399
Web: www.aptech-worldwide.com
1. B.Sc., in Hardware Networking and Digital Communications.
2. Diploma in Hardware Networking.

19.Indian Institute of Law
861, Shivaswamy Complex, 3rd floor, 80ft road, 8th Block,
Opp National Games Indoor Stadium, Koramangala, Bangalore-95
Ph.No : 080-41308099 / 41534000
1. P.G. Diploma in Cyber Laws.
2. P.G. Diploma in Business Laws.

20.The Adventurers- A Wilderness School
No.142, 69th Cross, 5th Block, Rajaginagar, Bangalore- 010
Ph.No : 080-23409712
Email: [email protected]
1. Post Graduate Diploma in Eco – Tourism

21. Communication Clinic
No.1, First floor, Unit-5, Yamuna Bai Road, Madhav Nagar, Bangalore- 001
Ph.No : 080-22374434
Email: [email protected]
a. Certificate Courses in
1. Development Journalism.
2. Freelance Journalism.
3. Media Criticism Journalism.
4. Citizen Journalism.
5. Photo Journalism.

b. Diploma Courses in
1. Documentary Journalism.
2. Web – Blog Journalism.

c. Post Graduate Courses in
1. Television Journalism.
2. Radio Journalism.
3. Film Journalism.

22. ALMT Legal Advocate and Solicitors
2 Lavalle Road, Bangalore – 01
Ph.No : 080-40160000, Mobile – 98801-33300
Fax: 080 – 40160001
Email: [email protected]
1. Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Management.


Karnatak State Open University
(State- OpenUniversity)

Mysore 570 006

Tel : 0821- 2515149, 2547300
Fax : 0821-2500846, 2500847
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Website : https://www.ksoumysore.com

VC: Dr B A Viveka Rai
Reg: Prof K R Jayaprakash Rao