The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore - an initiate in the sphere of Distance Education in India, has great pleasure in greeting you here. For an education institution whose very building blocks are Openness and Universality, nothing more open and more Universal could have happened than this website. Karnataka State Open University is a well-known imparting quality education for all without any physical boundaries. People who are willing to have knowledge and certificate KSOU is the best university in the field of distance education
Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) was established on 1st June 1996 with the assent of His Excellency Honorable Governor of Karnataka as a fully fledged University in the academic year 1996 vides Government notification no ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 (KSOU Act - 1992).