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Educating the Leaders of Tomorrow

Reflecting the reputation, advanced technology and pedagogy of highest standards, KSOU (Karnataka State Open University) delivers a modern approach to "Learn Anytime & Anywhere” by allowing students to access academic syllabus remotely and on a schedule that fits their needs, to utilize their time and space.

KSOU Online programmes are designed to give your career the perfect boost to achieve your full potential. Over the years, KSOU University Open and Distance Learning has successfully implemented ODL education in India through its well-researched curriculum, renowned faculty, cutting-edge technology and close industry & academic partnerships.

KSOU - Programs

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysuru, is a State Public University established by the act of State Legislature in 1992, and was brought into force on 1st June 1996. Ever since its establishment, KSOU has been pro-actively engaged in fulfilling the national objectives of higher education i.e., to achieve Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability and Accountability.

KSOU Learner Support Centre is established at IBMR College, Akshay Colony, Vidyanagar, Hubli
via order No KRMV/Dean/A.K/KSK-01/2020 Dated 25/8/2020.

As per Government Gazette Notification No. DPAL 35 SHASANA 2020, Bengaluru, Dated 19-06-2020.,
KSOU is the only University in the State of Karnataka to offer Open Distance Learning (ODL) Programmes.

Top Programmes

UG Programs

Duration: 3 Years

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM)
  • Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib)

PG Programs

Duration: 2 Years

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Commerce (MCom)
  • MA in Economics (MA)
  • Master in Journalism & Mass Communication (MAJM)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Master in Library Science (MLb)

PG Diploma Programs

Duration: 1 Years

  • English (PGDCE)
  • Communicative English (PGDCE)
  • Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Human Resource Management (PG DHRM)
  • Business Administration (PGDBA )
  • Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics (PGDND)
  • Information Science (PGDIS)
  • Journalism & Mass Communication (PGDJMC)
  • Kuvempu Sahithya (PGDKS)
  • Business Law (PGDBL)
  • Computer Application (PGDCA)
  • Ambedkar Studies (PGDAS)

Programmes are recognized by Government of India, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
Vide Notification: F.NO:1-6/2018 (DEB-1).

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Why Choose KSOU - IBMR

Distance Learning Program?



An engaging and meaningful interactive learning environment that stimulates actual classroom synergies.



Access all academic contents like study materials, video lectures in few easy clicks.



Take your pick from a range of industry-oriented and skill-based courses/programs.



An adaptable study schedule tailored as per your requirement for meeting work, family & other commitments.



Learn from a team of seasoned professors, lectures from various domains and industry.



We work closely with you to help you develop exceptional attributes for success in your choice of study and beyond.

Admissions Open for KSOU - PG, UG & Diploma Programs!


IBMR College,
#567, Akshay Colony,
Vidyanagar, Hubli-580021,
Karnataka, India

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

Mysore — 570006

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  • +91 914 106 7905