To be one among the top five universities in India by providing quality higher education with emphasis on transformational learning and multidisciplinary orientation in research through relevant, accessible and affordable academic programs, that equip the learners and scholars to face the emerging personal and societal challenges.


KSOU, as a world leading Institution of academic excellence, to achieve the above vision in a decade aims to:

• To foster the vibrant open and distance learning environment that promotes excellence in teaching, research, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.

• To develop and disseminate relevant, dynamic, learner-centric, skill-based, and job-oriented open, distance and online academic programmes;

• To promote personal and professional success of learner in order to enable them to state, national and global level.

• To meet various quality criteria established by NAAC and to be one among of top five university in terms of NAAC Score.

• To facilitate, strengthen and expand the network of Regional Centre and Learner Centre for providing equitable, accessible, flexible and effective learning and opportunities for empowerment.

• To contribute to the national development by producing competitive workforce with requisite Domain knowledge, skills, aptitudes, competencies and confidence through with outstanding academic portfolios.

• To promote cultural leadership and enhance GER to ensure peace, harmony and prosperity for societal growth through scholarship equity, quality, affordability, accountability and sustainability by use of technology and latest methods of teaching-learning.

• To inculcate the ethics and values in life, conservation of natural resources and protection of environment, constitutional commitments for promoting the inclusive development for social wellbeing.

Recognised by UGC

Courses of KSOU are recognised by University Grants Commision (UGC) New-Delhi vide order No: F.No 14-5/2018 (DEB-I) Dated : 14th August 2018 for the period from 2018-19 to 2022-23

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