The Karnataka State Open University founded on 1st June 1996 vides Karnataka Govt. Notification No. ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 – KSOU Act 1992 is measured to be an alleged Open University amongst the open learning institutions in the nation. Observance in vision the educational needs of our country, in general, and state in exacting the policies and programmes have been geared to provide to the needy.
Karnataka State Open University is a recognised permanent member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Delhi, University of Distance Education Council (DEC), in New Delhi,UK,London, Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China, stable member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), and also has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
The university is placed in an area of 15 acres at Mysore. The campus has IT enabled infrastructure making it convenient for students to communicate and get the desired and relevant information. The university is dedicated to provide higher education to people who wish to have university education at their doorstep.
|Distance Learning BBA||Distance Learning MBA|
|Distance Learning BCA||Distance Learning MCA|
|Bachelor of Arts (BA)||Master of Arts (MA)|
|Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)||Master of Commerce (M.Com)|
|Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)||Master of Science (M.Sc)|
|Diploma in Computer Application||Diploma in Business Administration|
|B.Sc in Information Technology (IT)||M.Sc. in Information Technology (M.Sc IT)|
|Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)||Master of Technology (M.Tech.)|
|Bachelor of Library & Information Science||Master of Lib. & Information Science|