KARNATAKA STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY
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Welcome To Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

The Karnataka State Open University, one of the premier universities in India, established on 1st June 1996 under the Karnataka Govt. (KSOU Act 1992-Notification No. ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996) is considered to be a reputed Open University amongst the distance learning institutions in the country. Considering the educational needs of our country, in general, and across the world in particular the policies and programmes have been geared to cater to the prospective aspirant.
The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. KSOU is positioned at the North–Western end of the Manasagangotri campus, Mysore. The campus is about 5 Kms, from the city centre and has a serene atmosphere ideally suited for academic pursuits. The University houses at present the Academic Block ,Administrative Office, Spacious Lecture Halls, well-equipped Library, Guest House, Canteen, Girls Hostel and a few cottages providing limited accommodation.
UTS (Universal Training Solutions Pvt. Ltd.) is an official collaborative partner institute of KSOU. TechnoCorp is a official partner of UTS.


KSOU Highlights:

Our Online Programmes retain the rigorous academic standards and high quality of instruction expected in all KSOU courses while offering you the convenience and flexibility of online learning. The Online Learning system is a unique challenging mode of education offered by KSOU. This system provides ample opportunities for those who desire to have University education at their place of work or residence. It provides us a platform of knowledge accessible across the globe. It is perhaps the only way to meet the ever-increasing demand for Higher Education especially in a developing country like India. Online Education programmes are specially designed for:

  1. Individuals who discontinue their formal education owing to pecuniary or other circumstances
  2. Candidates residing in geographically remote areas
  3. Candidates who cannot get admission to a regular college / Post-graduate department
  4. Employed persons who cannot pursue their study as full-time candidates
  5. Individuals who wish to pursue learning for knowledge sake
  6. Candidates who wish to update knowledge and skills

Executive MBA

Fast track your career by specially designed career gain EMBA programme. Executive MBA is specially designed for mid- to senior level managers in the hierarchy, executives and entrepreneurs. Enrolled students have more than 3 years of work experience. The online EMBA is formatted to allow students to continue working while they pursue their studies. This in addition helps the student to remain employed in the current position that allows them to apply what they are learning while they complete the course. Develop yourself considering the global business capacities and networks to excel wherever your career takes you.


Specialization offered in EMBA:
Material Management
Project Management
Supply Change Management
Marketing Management
Finance Management
Operations Management
Information Technology Management
Human Resource Management
Eligibility: Any Degree With 3 years’ work experience/Diploma Holders with5 years of work experience
Duration: 1 Year

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA or M.B.A.) is a master's degree in business administration (management). The regular courses in an MBA program cover various areas of business such as finance, human resources, accounting, operations management and marketing in a manner most relevant to management analysis and strategy. Most programs also include elective courses.The fast-growing global importance of information management to the business world has created an increase in the demand for MBA graduates with technical skills over the past decade.


Specialization offered in MBA:
Material Management
Project Management
Supply Change Management
Marketing Management
Finance Management
Operations Management
Information Technology Management
Human Resource Management
Eligibility: Any Dergree
Duration: 2 Yrs.
P.G. Diploma

A postgraduate diploma is a postgraduate qualification awarded typically after a bachelor's degree. The major objectives are to produce competent professionals who will have a strong perspective and in depth understanding of tribal society and culture, contemporary socio-economic issues, be able to assess relative merits of various approaches and strategies of tribal development, be well equipped to ensure mobilization and capacity building of stakeholders, Have adequate skills to prepare and implement integrated development plan and projects for tribal development.


Specialization offered in MBA:
Marketing Management
Finance Management
Operations Management
Information Technology Management
Human Resource Management
Piping Designing
Fire Safety and Security Management
Eligibility: Any Degree
Duration: 1 Yrs.

Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA or B.B.A.) is a bachelor's degree in commerce and business administration. It helps students to maintain decision making ability in business . It also focuses on developing analytical skills and operational in students to face business problems in different sectors. The program helps students to understand different business environments in which various organizations operate.

Eligibility: 10+2/Pre University Course/Equivalent
Duration: 2 Yrs.