Karnataka State Open University [KSOU] In Karnataka - College Courses, Placements

Karnataka State Open University - [KSOU]

Manasagangotri, Mysore, Karnataka   |   ESTD : 1996   |   Approved By: UGC   |  AICTE   |   Type: Public (State University)
0 Reviews   |   9941902347, 9962500000,0821-2500873, 2519952   |   vcksou@gmail.com
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Overview Information

About College

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) was established in the year 1996 by the KSOU Act 1992 of the Karnataka State Legislature.The Karnataka State Open University was also established with a purpose to reach to more and more people via open learning system

  • It is also a recognized 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)
  • The university 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 in 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



The university has well-equipped library with collection of over  50000 books . It facilitates internet browsing, reference and referral, question bank, current awareness, bibliographical services.


KSOU facilitates  hostel with capacity of accommodating 56 students.

Cottage for Man

The university has 9 cottages with three rooms for boys. Nine students can stay in each cottage.

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • S M AFSAR HUSSAIN 2016-08-27 23:30:46

    What is the admission eligibility criteria for MBA ?

    • KIRTI KUMARI 2016-09-13 23:28:12

      Candidates who have passed the Bachelors degree from a recognized university in any field with a minimum of 50% of marks with 3 years experience in supervisory or Managerial or professional cadre are eligible for this course. The Equivalence Committee may consider any other degree or qualification as equivalent to the degree of Karnataka State Open University. Sponsored candidates shall fulfill any of the above conditions for eligibility. SC, ST candidates will get relaxation of 5 %.

  • KUMAR ANAND 2016-09-02 22:35:46

    is Karnataka State Open University recognized ?

    • JANMEJAY SINGH 2016-09-11 01:34:12

      Karnataka State Open University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).

  • SNEHA SHRUTI 2016-09-03 01:19:46

    What is about Karnataka State Open University ?

    • AMIT GUPTA 2016-09-10 23:35:12

      This University has well-equipped library with collection of over 50000 books. It facilitates internet browsing, reference and referral, question bank, current awareness, bibliographical services. There are hostel with capacity of accommodating 56 students. They give Scholarship to meritious students. There are well qualified faculty. It has Placement assiatance cell also.