Karnataka State Open University Courses Fees Structure

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Karnataka State Open University Courses Fees

About Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is renowned distance education institute established in 1996. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, postgraduate diploma and certificate courses in various disciplines. The institute is situated in outskirts of Mysore, about 5kms from the main city.

KSOU offers comprehensive MBA, BBA, BCA, MCA, B.Tech, MA, BA, B.Com, M.Com, & other diploma courses beneficial for working professionals. The course offers a flexible timeline to complete the course.

The medium of examination can be either in English or Kannada.

Note: If a Candidate fails to complete the course within maximum time as stipulated then he will have to take fresh admission.

It is a recognized institution by the following national and international bodies-

  • Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi.
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London
  • Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), China
  • Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada

About MBA Course offered at KSOU

The following is all you need to know about Distance MBA programme at KSOU.

  • The course is designed in a way to be specifically beneficial for working professionals.
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Examination answering: English or Kannada.
  • Programme duration: 2 years and maximum 4 years
  • Mode of Application: Both Online and Offline.



  • Graduate from a recognized university (in any field)
  • Relaxation of marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST.

Executive MBA

  • Graduate from a recognized university (in any field)
  • 3 years experience in supervisory, managerial or professional experience.

KSOU Application Procedure

A Candidate needs to secure at least 50% marks in graduation to seek admission in KSOU.

STEP:1- A Candidate can apply to the required in course either Online or Offline mode. On the University website, the Candidate is required to fill the application form.

STEP:2- Thereafter he/she can pay either through Demand Draft or through Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking etc.

STEP:3- The next crucial step involves sending original documents to the university (by post or in person) for further verification.

STEP:4- After payment of fees (as required) and verification of documents the university confirms the admission to the candidate.

Finally, a student ID is generated and course material is dispatched within 7-10 working days.

MBA Specializations

The University offers the below-mentioned specializations under MBA distance learning programmes.

The institute also offers Executive MBA in various fields, such as Project Management, Human Resource Management, Health Care Management, Marketing Management, IT Management etc.


Course Duration Total Fee
MBA Marketing

MBA Finance


2 Rs 70,300
MBA Operations 2 Rs 33,300
MBA (Rest of the specializations) 2 Rs 52,300

Scholarships by KSOU

As per the university website, following scholarships are available for the students enrolled in the university.

  • Chamaraja Nagar Scholarships
  • SC Scholarships ( Govt. sponsored)

Facilities provided

Karnataka State Open University offers following facilities:

  • A well-equipped Library
  • Guest House Cottages
  • Moderate Canteen
  • Girls Hostel

Cottages (only limited for specific purposes)Other Courses

Courses Time Duration ( for various specializations)
M.Tech 2 years
M.B.A 2 years
MCA 3 years
M.Sc 2 years
BBA 3 years
BCA 2 years
BSc 3 years
BA 3 years
Diploma 1-2years

Contact Details

KSOU Online Programmes,
1st Floor, KSOU Main Building,

For more information SMS KSOU to 56767

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