Karnataka State Open University Distance MBA

Karnataka State Open University Distance Education Admissions 2019-2020

Karnataka State Open UniversityKarnataka State Open University (KSOU) was established on 1st June 1996 with the assent of H.E. Governor of Karnataka as a full fledged University in the academic year 1996 vide Government notification No/EDI/UOV/dated 12th February 1996 (Karnataka State Open University Act – 1992). The act was promulgated with the object to incorporate an Open University at the State level for the introduction and promotion of Open University and Distance Education systems in the education pattern of the State and the country for the Co-ordination and determination of standard of such systems.  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 is a recognised University of Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi,  regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Delhi, permanent member of  Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, UK, Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China, and also has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL).

Karnataka State Open University is situated at the North–Western end of the Manasagangotri campus, Mysore. The campus, which is about 5 kms, from the city centre,   has a serene atmosphere ideally suited for academic pursuits. The University houses at  present  the  Administrative Office, Academic Block, Lecture Halls,  a well-equipped Library, Guest House Cottages,  a Moderate Canteen, Girls Hostel and a few cottages providing limited accommodation to students coming to Mysore for attending the  Contact Programmes or Term-end examinations.

KSOU Distance Course Offered

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) provide following management and post graduate programs:-

Sl. No  Programmes Offered  Duration 
A.MBA Programmes
1 MBA-Marketing 2 Years
2 MBA-Finance 2 Years
3 MBA-Human Resource 2 Years
B. Post-graduate Programmes
1 M.A – Kannada 2 Years
2 M.A – English 2 Years
3 M.A – Hindi 2 Years
4 M.A – Sanskrit 2 Years
5 M.A – History 2 Years
6 M.A – Economics 2 Years
7 M.A – Political Science 2 Years
8 M.A – Public Administration 2 Years
9 M.A – Sociology 2 Years
10 M.A – Journalism and Mass Communication 2 Years
11 M.A – Ancient History and Archeology 2 Years
12 M.Com 2 Years
13 M.Sc. – Environment Science 2 Years
14 M.Lib.I.Sc. 1 Year
15 M.Sc. – Bio-Chemistry 2 Years
16 M.Sc. – Bio-Technology 2 Years
17 M.Sc. – Chemistry 2 Years
18 M.Sc. – Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics 2 Years
19 M.Sc. – Computer Science 2 Years
20 M.Sc. – Geography 2 Years
21 M.Sc. – Information Science 2 Years
22 M.Sc. – Mathematics 2 Years
23 M.Sc. – Microbiology 2 Years
24 M.Sc. – Physics 2 Years
25 M.Sc. – Psychology 2 Years
C. Under-graduate Programmes
1 B.A 3 Years
2 B.Com 3 Years
3 B.Lib.I.Sc. 1 Year
4 B.Ed. 2 Years

KSOU Admission Procedure

The candidate may need to talk to the counselors at the university, for enquiries about admission at the toll free no: 1800-102-2493. The prospectus and the application form may be obtained from any of the study centers, by remitting the required amount of fee. The student may apply for the required course online, or submit the completed application form through E-Mail or through post.

The university requires that the student submit the following documents for verification, when submitting the application form:

  1. Undertaking Form
  2. Date of Birth Certificate
  3. 10th Mark sheet or passing certificate
  4. 12th Mark sheet or passing certificate
  5. Final semester/Year Mark sheet/Consolidated Mark sheet of Qualifying Exam
  6. Provisional Passing Certificate of Qualifying Exam

After the verification of the documents, the student must pay the fee for the course, which can be paid in either a lump sum or in installments throughout the course. The university will then, confirm admission of the student, and he will be sent the Identity card, and the admission letter. The documents will be dispatched within 7-10 days of the admission approval.

It must be noted that the students may also apply for the courses online for the online courses, as detailed on their official website

KSOU Fee Structure 2019

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) different programmes fees is given below:-

Fees
Sl. No  Programmes Offered  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year Total Fees
A.MBA Programmes
1 MBA-Marketing 17500 17500  — 35000
2 MBA-Finance 17500 17500  — 35000
3 MBA-Human Resource 17500 17500  — 35000
B. Post-graduate Programmes
1 M.A – Kannada 6100 5000  — 11100
2 M.A – English 6100 5000  — 11100
3 M.A – Hindi 6100 5000  — 11100
4 M.A – Sanskrit 6100 5000  — 11100
5 M.A – History 6100 5000  — 11100
6 M.A – Economics 6100 5000  — 11100
7 M.A – Political Science 6100 5000  — 11100
8 M.A – Public Administration 6100 5000  — 11100
9 M.A – Sociology 6100 5000  — 11100
10 M.A – Journalism and Mass Communication 6100 5000  — 11100
11 M.A – Ancient History and Archeology 6100 5000  — 11100
12 M.Com  17000  16000  —  33000
13 M.Sc. – Environment Science 17000 16000  — 33000
14 M.Lib.I.Sc. 10500  —  — 10500
15 M.Sc. – Bio-Chemistry 17000 16000  — 33000
16 M.Sc. – Bio-Technology 17000 16000  — 33000
17 M.Sc. – Chemistry 17000 16000  — 33000
18 M.Sc. – Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics 17000 16000  — 33000
19 M.Sc. – Computer Science 17000 16000  — 33000
20 M.Sc. – Geography 17000 16000  — 33000
21 M.Sc. – Information Science 17000 16000  — 33000
22 M.Sc. – Mathematics 17000 16000  — 33000
23 M.Sc. – Microbiology 17000 16000  — 33000
24 M.Sc. – Physics 17000 16000  — 33000
25 M.Sc. – Psychology 17000 16000  — 33000
C. Under-graduate Programmes
1 B.A 4600 3700 5000 13300
2 B.Com 4600 3700 5000 13300
3 B.Lib.I.Sc. 7000  —  — 7000
4 B.Ed. 4600 3700 5000 13300

KSOU Eligibility Criteria for Admission

For admission into the MBA courses at the university, it is required that the student must be a graduate (Minimum 3 years) in any discipline from any of the recognized universities with a minimum aggregate of 50%. For the Executive MBA, the student must additionally have a work experience of a minimum of 3 years.

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Review and Placement

  • Placement: One of the best university of the state which provides good placement opportunities. Many reputed companies recruit students from the university every year. It registers a good placement record with most of the students being placed in prestigious corporations.
  • Infrastructure: The university has a beautiful campus with all the modern facilities for its students. Classrooms are well equipped with computers, projectors, etc. along with central library facilities to all the students. Hostel and mess facilities are also provided to the students.
  • Faculty: They have a strong faculty team which provide support and help to the students. They also allow students to interact with various industry leaders which help them to understand and learn the modern industry trends.
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