​                                                                                      Objectiv​es​

The Karnataka State Open University came into being to achieve the following objectives:

• Democratizing Higher Education by taking it to the doorsteps of the learners.

• Providing access to high quality education to all those who seek it, irrespective of age, region or formal qualifications.

• Offering need – based academic Programmes by giving professional and vocational orientation to the programme.

• Promoting and developing distance education in India.

• Relaxed entry regulations.

• Providing opportunities to study according to one’s own pace and convenience.

• Flexibility in choosing the combination of courses from a wide range of disciplines.

• Providing opportunity to study from one’s own chosen place and pace.​