Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU Kota), Kota
Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU) Kota is a pioneer center for open education in Rajasthan. The university headquarters are located at Kota and its operational jurisdiction extends to the whole of Rajasthan. Vardhman Mahaveer Open University has been recognized by the University Grant Commission, UGC and Distance Education Council, DEC. It works in the entire state of Rajasthan as an instrument of democratizing education and to expand opportunities for higher education.
Vardhman Mahaveer Open University offers Bachelors, Masters, Certificate, Diploma, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, Management, PG Diplomas to the people who have been hitherto unable to receive higher education. Through distance learning mode, it helps out a large volume of people who wish to have Degree/Diploma and etc. Most professional courses are now the part of university prospectus.
The university provides face to face tutoring and counseling at its study centres. The university extends student support services throughout the state. The study centres operate on holidays and off hours to enable students to attend. Local qualified talent is involved in imparting education on part time basis with the help of self-instructional Material provided to each student by VMOU. This makes the university a cost-effective organization.
Regional centres of the university are located at Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur. The regional centres perform a variety of activities to promote open learning system and distance education methodology.
The university has a central library catering to the needs of the students. The library has more than 80,000 books as well as audio-visual cassettes and CD’s and DVD’s of books and journals. Students Support Service helps the students of the university throughout the state. Student Advisory Cell advises students on aspects of the available curricula.
Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University or VMOU Kota was previously known as Kota Open University. VMOU was established with the union of two institutes of correspondence courses. It was renamed through a Gazette notification by the Government of Rajasthan in 2002. The university was initiated in 1987 as a pioneering institution for open learning in Rajasthan.
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- Information & Computer Science