BAOU: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Rohini Pandey Rohini Pandey | Jan 6, 2023
Rohini Pandey
Rohini Pandey

Updated on - Jan 6, 2023

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University was founded by Act No.14 of 1994 passed by the Gujarat State Legislature and assented to by the Governor of Gujarat on 27th July 1994. The headquarters of the university is located at Ahmedabad. BAOU is the seventh open university in the country. It is open to all bodies irrespective of classes, castes, religion, colour or sex.

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University Latest Updates

  • January 06, 2023: BAOU UG & PG Admission 2023-24 Open; Last Date to Apply is February 28 

, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University has established a local-center on the campus of South Gujarat University, Rajkot. And has initiated the method of another establishing local-center on the campus of North Gujarat University, Patan. The University has more than 507 study centers. It has control over the whole state of Gujarat. BAOU admission form is available on the official website.

This university offers 38 programs. BAOU provides possibilities for higher education to a large section of the population. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University is a public institution of higher learning in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It provides a variety of certificate courses, diplomas and degree programs through distance education mode. BAOU is affiliated by University Grants Commission.

Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University has a visual classroom. A Classroom without walls supports web-based learning in an interactive style. A distance learner gets a feel of face to face interaction like a traditional classroom setting with facilities like hand-raising to ask doubts, chatting and powerpoint presentation.

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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University Highlights:

Address  Jyotirmay Parisar, Opp. Shri Balaji Temple, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Chharodi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-382481 
Affiliations   University Grants Commission
Contact   02717 297 170 
Year of Establishment  1994 
Programs Offered   Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma BAOU Fees 

BAOU Courses:

Disciplines Courses Specializations
Political Science
Public Administrative
Library and Information Science
Sanskrit Language
Creative Writing in Hindi
writing English
Ph.D --
Business and Management
Hotel and Tourism Management
Air Travel Management
Advance Cost Counting
Advanced Counting
Financial Management
Business Administration
B.Com --
Computer Application
Diploma Computer A[pplication
Vocational Courses
BSW --
MSW --

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University Awards:

  • BAOU has won the "Best ICT Enabled University 2015" award in ICT4SD conference and awards. ICT4SD is an International Conference held at Ahmedabad.
  • CCI Technology Education Excellence Awards 2015 is to recognize excellence in different aspects of the working of technology Academies. This was organized by the Gujarat Technological.
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) organized the World Education Congress Global Awards for excellence in education, leadership and teaching.


  1. What is the address of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University?
    - The address of the BAOU is Jyotirmay Parisar, Opp. Shri Balaji Temple, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Chharodi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-382481
  2. What is the contact number of BAOU?
    - The contact number of the Babasaheb Ambedkar University is 02717 297 170
  3. What are the programs offered by the Institute?
    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma programs.

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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University Eligibility Criteria:

Course  Eligibility Criteria 
  • The candidates have to complete a higher secondary examination in the commerce stream.
  • They must secure 60% aggregate.
  • The candidates have to complete higher secondary examination in Mathematics and English as one of the main subjects.
  • They should secure 55% of aggregate.
  • The candidates must complete a higher secondary examination and should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline.
  • They must have at least have 50% of aggregate.

BAOU Admissions:

The candidate must be qualified to apply for the examination. The candidate must fulfill all the conditions mentioned in the application. The candidate must submit the application before the last day set by the college. The candidate must be present for counseling on the day set by the college. The candidate must be present for the personal interview and group analysis.

BAOU Highlights

Institution Type Public
Recognised by UGC

BAOU Rankings

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BAOU Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
MBA -- 2 Years
BBA ₹2,200 1 Year
BCA ₹7,500 1 Year
BSW ₹12,000 3 Years
B.Ed ₹5,000 1 Year
MA ₹7,400 2 Years
B.Com -- 3 Years

BAOU Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by BAOU

₹ 2,200 (1 Year)

₹ 7,500 (1 Year)

BSW [Bachelor of Social Work]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 12,000 (3 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 5,000 (1 Year)

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 7,400 (2 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

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Debasree1980 | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

  • 3.5
  • Placements 2.5
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 4.5
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 2.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Any graduate with 50% can apply for master's in english online course.We need to fill up the forms online only and pay online too.  Nothing was required.

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