The Karnataka State Open University was established on 1st june 1996 vide Karnataka Govt. Notification No. ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996, KSOU Act 1992, Keeping in view the educational needs of our country in general and the Karnataka State, in particular. It is the English open University in the country.

The University is an erstwhile Institute of Correspondence Courses of Mysore University and enjoys a unique privilege of a long and rich experience in the field of Distance Education. It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities Association. It is also a recognized Member-University of Distance Education Council (DEC), Ministry of HRD, Government of India. All degrees offered by Karnataka State Open University are recognized by Distance Education Council, New Delhi.







Web Services Trust in collaboration with Karnataka State Open University offers  open learning system is a unique and challenging mode of education offered at the university level. This system provides ample opportunities for those who desire to have University Education at their Place of work or residence. This method is popularly known as Distance Education.

The Open-Distance-Learning (ODL) system is perhaps the only system that has been planed in such a way that it is able to cater to all those who desire to seek higher education in spite of the fact that are in a disadvantages position due to social, economic, spatial & other reason.


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