Career enhancement with Open Universities in India

Open Universities provide a chance for the students to pursue higher level of education through distance learning as per their flexibility with out disturbing their daily routines ( job, business etc.,). These universities provide various  graduate, post graduate, PhD, M.Phil etc., programs in various areas  of subject.  A Person  can join their choice of course ,satisfying the eligibility criteria with respect to rules and regulations proposed by the particular Universities.


Many of the students, job holders , business men, house wife’s etc., opt for the open universities as they are flexible and help in career enhancement. In India their are 14 open Universities which offers various corresponding courses :

  1. Indira Gandhi National Open University – Maidan Garhi, New Delhi
  2. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), Hyderabad, A.P. – (1982) Prof. G. Ram Reddy Marg Road No.46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad – 500033, Andhra Pradesh, India
  3. Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (Vmou), Kota, Rajasthan – (1987) Rawatbhata Road, Akhelgarh, Kota-324010, Rajasthan,
  4. Nalanda Open University (NOU), Patna, Bihar – (1987) IIIrd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, West Gandhi Maidan, Patna – 800001, Bihar, India
  5. Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Nashik, Maharashtra – (1989) Dnyanagangotri, Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik-422222, Maharashtra India
  6. Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University (MPBOU), Bhopal, M.P. – (1991) I.T.I (Gas Rahat), Building Govindpura, Bhopal – 462023
  7. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU), Ahmedabad, Gujarat – (1994) Govt. Bungalow No.9, Dafnala, Shahi Baug, Ahmedabad-380003, Gujarat, India
  8. Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore, Karnataka – (1996) Manasagangotri, Mysore – 570006, Karnataka, India
  9. Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata, W.B. – (1997) 1, Woodburn Park, Kolkata -700020, West Bengal, India
  10. U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU), Allahabad, U.P. – (1998) 17, Maharshi Dayanand Marg (Thornhill Road), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  11. Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU), Chennai, Tamil Nadu – (2002) Directorate of Technical Education Campus, Guindy, Chennai-600025
  12. PT. Sunderlal Sharma Open University (PSSOU), Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh (2005) Near Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayay Park, Vayapar Vihar, Bilaspur (Chattisgarh) -495001
  13. Uttaranchal Open University, Haldwani, (NAINITAL), Uttaranchal – Near Sourabh Mount View, Bhotia Traow, Haldwani-263141, Nainital
  14. K. K. Handique State University, Guwahati, Assam

The above are the various open universities in India and generally admission notification in to various courses are announced through print and electronic media. So , want to gain more knowledge and higher qualification with flexible timings opt for open universities.