Odisha State Open University (OSOU) is a distance learning state university located in Sambalpur, Odisha, India. The university is established by an Act of the Odisha State Legislature in 2015. The University has jurisdiction over the entire State of Odisha.
In 2015, Odisha State Open University was founded. More than 67 colleges have been affiliated to the University. The University's main goal is to brighten the future of their students and to help them achieve their goals. The Government Authorities also manage the Odisha State Open University. The University's main goal is to instill self-discipline and respect towards others, as well as the importance of living a happy and fulfilled life. The Societies Registration Act registered the University. The University also focuses on extracurricular activities such as dancing, singing, and diabetes. To keep students' minds open and broad. Proper training is required for track events such as Volleyball, Cricket, Football, or other sports.
The University is affiliated with UGC (University Grant Commission) and AICTE.
Courses offered by Odisha State Open University
All candidates can choose from 60+ courses at the Odisha Open University. This includes diploma, postgraduate, undergraduate and post-graduate courses as well as other certified courses.
Both boys and girls can stay in hostels with transport facilities.
Warden also provided assistance to the students.
Students have access to free water.
Students have access to electricity for 24 hours.
The hostel is however very affordable.
The canteen provides students with hygienic food.
Students can also use the tables and chairs to help them relax and enjoy their meals.
Water is pure and free of RO and UV.
The canteen also has a space that can hold between 50 and 100 people at once
The laboratory has outstanding PCs that allow for improvement and help the understudies.
The altruistic culture introduced the PC lab
It also has 20 of the most current PCs and a fully-prepared educator workforce to meet the needs of their understudies
The lab is located on the first floor in the building of the fundamental Colleges.
It was used by all course understudies for information both inside and outside.
Late Climate control system was introduced in the laboratory to support the understudies
The school gives free internet to all PC labs
Perfect study hall with more than 100 understudies
Each course was taught by the best teacher
Each course has a different Classroom.
Odisha Open State University [OSOU] offers grants to meriting students who are eligible for Prerana Scholarship Scheme. To apply for the Scholarship, students must follow the guidelines set forth by the college. This scheme has been a huge success. This scheme is restricted to students from backward classes like SC/ST/OBC, and does not apply to general students.
The University offers many undergraduate and postgraduate diploma, diploma, postgraduation diploma and many other certificate programs in the fields of science, commerce and arts.
Candidates who wish to pursue the courses mentioned above can apply online through the University website or offline by visiting the campus. Students are admitted based on their merit in all courses.
M.A. and M.Com. are required for applicants to M.A. The candidate must be a graduate to apply for M.A. and M.Sc.
All graduates are eligible to apply for PGDM.
Candidates for certificate and diploma programs should have a passing score of 10+2.
All selections will be based on merit.
Online applications are only possible
To increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education in Odisha. To create a state-wide network of Study Centres to reach out to all parts of the state and all segments of the society
To play a positive role in the development of the State through education, research, training and capacity building. To give emphasis on skill based vocational add-on courses for promoting employment opportunities