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State Open Universities (SOUs)

There are at present 13 State Open Universities set up by the respective state grants (as per details below), are single mode institutions, which means they provide education only in the distance mode. These universities cater to people who are unable to pursue regular courses due to various reasons. These Universities are also instrumental in shaping the career growth of learner who are already employed.

S.No. Name of the SOU Address Phone No.s Email/Website
1. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), Hyderabad, A.P. - (1982) Prof. G. Ram Reddy Marg Road No.46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad - 500033 Tel: 91-40-23544910
Fax: 91-40-23544830
open[at]braou[dot]ac[dot]in
2. Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU), Kota, Rajasthan - (1987) Rawatbhata Road, Akhelgarh, Kota-324010, Rajasthan Tel: 91-744-2471254
Fax: 91-744-2470451
http://www.vmou.ac.in/
3. Nalanda Open University (NOU). Patna, Bihar - (1987) IIIrd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, West Gandhi Maidan, Patna - 800001, Bihar Tel: 91-612-2201013
Fax: 0612 2201001
nalopuni[at]bih[dot]nic[dot]in
4. Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Nashik, Maharashtra - (1989) Dnyanagangotri, Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik-422222, Maharashtra Tel: 91-253-2231714, 2231715
Fax: 91-253-2231716
openuniv[at]vsnl[dot]com
5. Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University (MPBOU), Bhopal, M.P. - (1991) I.T.I (Gas Rahat), Building Govindpura, Bhopal – 462 023 Tel: 0755 2784102, 5272017
Fax: 91-755- 2600704
vc[at]rbuphop[dot]mp[dot]nic[dot]in
6. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU), Ahmedabad, Gujarat - (1994) Govt. Bungalow No.9, Dafnala, Shahi Baug, Ahmedabad-380003, Gujarat Tel: 91-79-22869690/91
Fax: 91-79-22869691
baou[at]sancharnet[dot]in
7. Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore, Karnataka – (1996) Manasagangotri, Mysore - 570006, Karnataka Tel: 91-821-2515149
Fax: 91-821-2500846
vcksou[at]eth[dot]net
8. Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata, W.B. - (1997) 1, Woodburn Park, Kolkata -700020, West Bengal Tel: 91-33-22835157
Fax: 91-33-22835052
nsou[at]cal2[dot]vsnl[dot]net[dot]in
9. U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU), Allahabad, U.P. - (1998) 17, Maharshi Dayanand Marg (Thornhill Road), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh Tel: 91-532-2621840, 2623250
Fax: 91-532-2624368
uprtou_alld[at]hclinfinet[dot]com
10. Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU), Chennai, Tamil Nadu - (2002) Directorate of Technical Education Campus, Guindy, Chennai-600 025 Phone: 044-22351414
Fax: 044 2220 0601
http://www.tnou.ac.in/
11. Pt. Sunderlal Sharma Open University (PSSOU), Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh - (2005) Near Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayay Park, Vayapar Vihar, Bilaspur (Chattisgarh) -495001 Phone No: 07752 – 514255
Telefax : (0771) 2221259
http://www.pssou.ac.in/
12. Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Distt. Nainitall, Uttarakhand Teenpani Bypass Road, Transport Nagar, Haldwani-263139, Distt. Nainital, Uttarakhand Tel: +91 5946 261122, +91 5946 261123
Fax: +91 5946 264232
Toll Free No.18001804025
http://uou.ac.in/
13. Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University, Guwahati, Assam Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Dispur, Guwahati – 781006, Assam Ph. No: (0361) 2235971, 2235642
Fax: (0361) 2235398
http://www.kkhsou.in/web/