KSOU Admission 2021-22: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

KSOU Admission 2021: KSOU means Karnataka State Open University which started as the Institute of Correspondence program. KSOU came into existence on 1st June 1996 under the Karnataka State Open University Act of 1992. The main objective of KSOU was to introduce and promote the system of Open University and distance learning in Karnataka state.

KSOU is going to release the notification very soon for admissions 2021 under UG and PG courses. The applicants willing to pursue their UG and PG courses can apply for KSOU admission. All the important details like Eligibility required, Application Form, Selection procedure, etc. are given in this article. The applicants can refer to this article to get more information about KSOU admissions 2021.

KSOU Admission (Karnataka State Open University) – An Overview

University Name Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)
University Type Open University
Location Mysore
State Karnataka
Duration 3 to 5 years
Level UG and PG
Admission Mode Online
Affiliation UGC
Establishment 1996
Website https://ksouonline.in/

KSOU Admissions 2021 Important Dates

These are the important dates for the important events of KSOU admissions 2021. The candidates can follow these dates to avoid rejection of the application form and late fees.

Important Admission Events Expected Important Dates
Online Application Form submission The first week of May 2021
The end date of submission of Application Form Last week of May 2021
First Counselling for Science applicants Last week of September 2021
First Counselling for Arts applicants The first week of October 2021
2nd counseling for Science applicants The third week of October 2021
2nd counseling for Arts applicants The first week of November 2021

Registration Fee for KSOU Admission

The registration fee is an important section of the application procedure. The applicants have to pay a certain amount of registration fee to complete the application procedure.

  • The applicants appearing for KSOU must have to pay Rs. 200/- as registration fee to complete the application procedure.
  • The registration late fee is Rs. 400/- (to be paid by those applicants who are paying the registration fee after the due date).

Who is eligible to apply for KSOU Admission 2021?

The eligibility criteria are different for UG and PG courses. The applicants must have to fulfill these criteria to appear for the examination. The eligibility required for UG and PG courses are as follows-

Eligibility Required for KSOU UG Courses

The applicants willing to apply for UG courses in KSOU admissions 2021 must have passed 12th (Higher Secondary) from a recognized Board/Institute.

Eligibility required for KSOU PG Courses

The applicants willing to apply for PG courses in KSOU admissions 2021 must have a qualified Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate branch from a recognized University.

Courses offered by Karnataka State Open University

Karnataka State Open University has various UG, PG, and Diploma courses. The applicants from different backgrounds can join KSOU to pursue their career in their desired streams. 

Undergraduate Programs

  • B.A
  • B.Com
  • B.Lib.I.Sc
  • B.Ed

 Post-Graduate Programs

  • M.Sc. Bio-Chemistry
  • Information Science
  • Mathematics
  • Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Environmental Science
  • Computer Science
  • Geography
  • Bio-Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Micro-Biology
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • M.Com
  • M.B.A
  • M.L.I.Sc

Post-Graduate Diploma Courses

  • PG Diploma

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Kannada
  • Journalism
  • Nutrition & Health Education
  • Information Science
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Application

Certificate Courses

  • Certification in Kannada
  • Panchayat Raj
  • Nutrition & Food

How to apply for KSOU Admission 2021?

The applicants can fill the online application form and must have submitted it by email or by post to the University Admission Department on or before the due date. You can follow these steps to apply for KSOU Admission 2021.

  • Log in to the official website of the university https://ksouonline.in/.
  • Go on to the Students Zone and click on the “Registration Form” link.
  • You will get the admission form. Fill all the required details in the application form (including your scanned documents) and submit it.
  • Once you submit the application form, you will get a system generated Reference Number. Make sure you note down this Reference Number carefully for further references.
  • Now pay the application fee either through online payment mode with a Demand Draft. The payment of the registration fee is compulsory to confirm your candidature.
  • The applicants have to send the hard copy of completely filled in application forms along with all the required documents to the university.

Documents required for KSOU Admission 2021

These are the documents required for KSOU Admission. The applicants must be ready with these documents at the time of admission.

For B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com courses

  • TC (Transfer Certificate) from the previous institution
  • Migration Certificate
  • Mark Sheet of 10th/ High School Certificate/ Equivalent
  • Mark Sheet of 12th Certificate/ Equivalent
  • Birth Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate

For B.Ed Courses

  • Marks Sheet of 10th
  • Mark Sheet of 12th
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 45%
  • TC from the previous institution
  • Birth Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Migration Certificate

For M.A/ M.Com/ M.Sc

  • Marks Sheet of 10th
  • Marks Sheet of 12th
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 45%
  • TC from the previous institution
  • Birth Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate

NOTE- SC/ST/OBC Certificate also has to be brought at the time of admission.

Sports Certificates if the applicant has any such certificates).

Don’t forget to take the Online Fee Copy- You have filled during Registration.


The application process for MBA at KSOU?

  • All the processes are online for Karnataka State Open University admissions 2021.
  • For the MBA course, the applicants have to apply through the MBA-CET Online Entrance Examination.
  • The applicants appearing for the MBA-CET entrance examination shall be able to download their Admit Cards from the University website after submission of the online application form.
  • The applicants also have to pay Rs. 1000/- as the processing fee to appear for the MBA-CET entrance exam.
  • Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances as the fee is non-refundable.

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For more details, you can visit the official website of Karnataka University https://ksouonline.in/ and you can also get in touch with the university at this address.


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