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KARNATAKA STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY
(Establised Under Karnataka State vide Government notification no ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 KSOU Act – 1992)

RECOGNITION
The Karnataka State Open University has been recognized by the following well-known organization. 
The 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).
 
NATIONAL– INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION 
Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) was established on 1st June 1996 with the assent of His Excellency Honorable Governor of Karnataka as a full fledged University in the academic year 1996 vide Government notification no ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 (KSOU 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 for the Co-ordination and determination of standard of such systems. 

With the virtue of KSOU Act of 1992, Karnataka State Open University is empowered to establish, maintain or recognize Colleges, Regional Centers and Study Centers at such places in Karnataka and may also open outside Karnataka at such places as it deems fit. 

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 aegis 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. 

Karnataka State Open University has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Vancouver, Canada since 2003. COL is an intergovernmental organization created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning / distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. 

COURSE NAME ELIGIBILITY DURATION EXAM MODE CATEGORY STREAM
CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER ACCOUNTING 10+2 6 months Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
CERTIFICATE IN FASHION AND INTERIOR DESIGNING 10+2 6 months Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATION (DCA) 10th 1 year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL SAFETY 10th 1 year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN MATERIAL MANAGEMENT 10th 1 year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION & HEALTH EDUCATION 10th 1 year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN NURSERY TEACHER TRAINING 10th 1 year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN FIRE AND SAFETY 10+2 1 year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN LIVE STOCK AND VETERINARY SCIENCE (VLDA) 10+2 with PCB 1 yr Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN MULTIPURPOSE HEALTH WORKER 10th 2 yr Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATION (PGDCA) Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN FINANCE Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN INSURANCE AND BANKING Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN LOGISTIC AND SUPPLY CHAIN Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
PG DIPLOMA IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT Graduate 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC PCB 12th with PCB 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC CBZ 12th with PCB 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC PCM 12th with PCM 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC IN MATHEMATICS 12th with Maths 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC HARDWARE & NETWORKING 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC FOOD & NUTRITION 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BSC IN HOTEL MANAGEMNT 12th 6 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
B.SC IN COMPUTER SCIENCE 10+2 6 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
B.SC-IT 10+2 6 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
B.SC IN FIRE AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT 10+2 6 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
B.SC IN FASHION DESIGNING 10+2 6 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
B.SC IN HOME SCIENCE 10+2 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BPP 18 years 6months Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - GENERAL 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - HISTORY 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - POLITICAL SCIENCE 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - HINDI 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - GEOGRAPHY 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - BENGALI 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - PUNJABI 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - MATHEMATICS 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - ENGLISH 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - PSYCHOLOGY 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - EDUCATION 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - ECONOMICS 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - SANSKRIT 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - PHILOSOPHY 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - SOCIOLOGY 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA - JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA -PHYSICAL EDUCATION 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA -KANNAD 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA -PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BA FINE ARTS 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BCA 12th 6 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BBA 12th 6 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BCOM 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK (BSW) 12th 3 Years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BACHELOR OF SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY 12th 6 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
BACHELOR OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE (B.LIS) Graduate 1Year Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC CHEMISTRY B.Sc - Chemistry 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC PHYSICS B.Sc - Physics 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC ZOOLOGY B.Sc - Zoology/Botony/Biology 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MSC. IN MATHMATICS Any Graduation Degree with Mathematics 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC BOTANY B.Sc - Zoology/Botony 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC FOOD & NUTRITION Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC IN MICROBIOLOGY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC BIO-TECHNOLOGY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC - AGRICULTURE Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MSC. IN COMPUTER SCIENCE Graduation 4 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.SC. STATISTICS Any Graduate Degree with Mathematics 4 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MSC. IN IT Graduation 4 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA IN SANSKRIT Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA IN PUNJABI Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA IN BENGALI Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA IN JOURNALISIAM & MASS COMMUNICATION Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA IN FINE ARTS Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN EDUCATION Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN HINDI Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M. A IN ENGLISH Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN POLITICAL SCIENCE Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN HISTORY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN ECONOMICS Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MA - TRAVEL & TOURISM Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN PSYCHOLOGY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN GEOGRAPHY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN PHYSIOLOGY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN SOCIOLOGY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A - PHILOSOPHY Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A - SOCIAL WORK Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.A IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT Graduation 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MCA Graduation 6 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MASTER IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE (M.LIS) B.Lib.Sci. 1 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
M.COM Any Degree 2 years Annual ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -MARKETING MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -FINANCE MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -HOSPITAL & HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -IT MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -PRODUCTION & OPERATION MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA - MEDIA MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA -RETAIL MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
MBA - HOTEL MANAGEMENT Graduation 4 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -FINANCE MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -HOSPITAL AND HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -IT MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -MARKETING MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -PRODUCTION & OPERATION MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -MEDIA MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -RETAIL MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
EX.MBA -HOTEL MANAGEMENT Graduation + 3 yrs work Experience 2 Sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
LLM LLB 4 sem Semester ONLINE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING 10th 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN PRODUCTION ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 10th with Maths or equivalent 6 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - CIVIL ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH IN POWER ENGINEERING 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
B.TECH - IT 10+2 (PCM) 8 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN COMPUTER SCIENCE B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/MCA/MSc IT/Computers or any relevant stream in IT 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN TELECOMMUNICATION B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/MSc Electronics/Physics 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN ELECTRONICS B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade / M.Sc Physics/Electrical 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN MECHANICAL B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN CIVIL B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN ELECTRICAL B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/MSc Electronics/Electrical/Physics 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN CHEMICAL B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/M.Sc Chemistry/Chemical 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN MATHEMATICS B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/MSc Maths 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN PHYSICS B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/MSc Physics/Electronics 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH - IT BE/B.Tech/AMIE in any discipline or MCA/MSC(CS/IT),MSC(IT)/MCM or MSC with mathematics as major ,DOEACC 'B' level 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH - TEXTILE ENGINEERING B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade/MSc Textile 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS
M.TECH IN POWER ENGINEERING B.Tech/B.E in Relevant Trade 4 semester Semester FACE TO FACE MODE PROGRAMS