Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore established in 1996, is considered to be a reputed Open University amongst the open learning institutions in the country. Keeping in view the educational needs of the country, in general and state in particular the policies and programs have been geared to cater to the needy.
Karnataka State Open University is a recognized 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).
The mission of the university is to provide quality higher education with emphasis on educating the public by offering respected, relevant, accessible and affordable, student-focused programs, which prepare them for service and leadership in a diverse community.
Campus of Karnataka State Open University -
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.
Facilities at Karnataka State Open University -
- Lecture Halls
- Guest House