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Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital

About Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital


Uttarakhand Open University [UOU], Uttarakhand was established in the year 2005 by an Act of State Legislature. It promotes the dissemination of learning and knowledge through the medium of Open and Distance Learning (ODL). The vision of the University is to provide growth through quality higher education in the state of Uttarakhand.

UOU Nainital offers its programs through 300+ Study Centres established at different locations under eight Regional Centres at Dehradun, Roorkee, Uttarkashi, Dwarahat, Bageshwar, Pauri, Haldwani, and Pithoragarh. The University has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with several leading research institutions, companies, and professional bodies for the benefit of the students.

Through its diversity of syllabus, the University has left its own impression of creating a productive educational environment. UOU offers world-class educational programs in major disciplines such as Political Science, Economics, and Public Administration. Over 300+ study centers are established under the aegis of the University. Apart from its traditional programs, UOU Nainital offers exquisite programs in advanced disciplines such as Agriculture, Rural Health, as well as Computer Sciences.

Uttarakhand Open University Highlights 
Establishment Year 2005
Recognized By UGC  and DEC
Type of University Public
Infrastructural Facilities Video lecture, Radio Talks, Electronic media, ICT tools, Library, Canteen
No. of Students 68000+
No. of programs 80+
Study Centers 90+
Fees Detail UOU Fees
Admission UOU Admission
Program Offered UG, PG, Diploma, Certificate
Official Website http://www.uou.ac.in/
Phone No. 05946286002
UOU Address Behind Transport Nagar, Vishwavidyalaya Marg, Haldwani (Nainital), Uttarakhand, India - 263139

Uttarakhand Open University Quicklinks:

Uttarakhand Open University School:

Listed below are the schools and different departments covered in Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital.

  1. School of Social Sciences
  2. School of Agriculture
  3. School of Rural Health Sciences
  4. School of Humanities
  5. School of Vocational Studies
  6. School of Journalism and Media Studies
  7. School of Management Studies and Commerce
  8. School of Library and Information Sciences
  9. School of Law
  10. School of Tourism and Hotel Management.

Uttarakhand Open University Courses:

UOU Nainital offers PG and UG level courses through various departments in the university. Find the list of courses and specializations offered by UOU below in the table.

Courses Specialization
BA
English, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Education, Public Administration, Mathematics, Psychology, Music, Home Science, Jyotish, Karmakand, Yoga
B.Com. -
B.Sc. Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology, Geography
MA
Economics, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Jyotish, Yoga, Home Science, Education, Journalism & Mass Communication, Geography, Geo-Informatics, Mathematics
MBA/MCA/M.Com -

Uttarakhand Open University Infrastructural Facilities:

To cater to the needs of the students and the faculty, Uttarakhand Open University provides a large number of facilities:

  • Placement Cell
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Study Material

Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Uttarakhand Open University Eligibility Criteria:

Find below the minimum eligibility criteria for UOU courses. 

Courses Eligibility
BA
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent
B.Com.
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2.
B.Sc.
  • The candidates must have completed 10+2 in the Science stream
MA
  • Home Science: Candidate must have passed B.A. Home Science or B.Sc. Home Science.
  • Geography: Candidate must have cleared graduation with Geography.
  • Geo- Informatics: Candidate must have completed graduation with Arts/ Commerce stream from a UGC recognized University.
  • Other courses: Candidate must have completed graduation in any stream.
 
MBA
  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with 50% marks along with 2 years of supervisory/ managerial/ professional/ teaching experience.
MCA
  • The candidate must have passed BCA/ Bachelor degree in Computer Science Engineering or an equivalent degree like PGDCA from a UGC recognized University or a B.Sc./ B.Com/ BA  degree with mathematics at 10+2 or graduation level
M.Com
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce

Uttarakhand Open University Admission:

Students seeking higher education in distance learning mode can opt from different courses offered at UOU Haldwani. The University offers courses in BA, BBA, BSc, B.Com, BCA, etc., at UG level and MA, M.Sc, MBA, MCA, and M.Com at PG level. The University also offers Ph.D. in various specializations at the doctorate level.

  • UOU Applications are invited for admission 2 times a year during Summer Session and Winter Session.
  • Admission applications for one session are not valid for the other session.
  • The candidates applying for UG and PG programs can apply in either online or offline mode.
  • Admission is carried out based on first-cum-first-serve basis.
  • UOU MBA admission requires students to sit for the CAT or MAT exam.

Courses and Fees Structure of Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 39,550
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Tourism Studies [BTS]  3 year(s), Distance Learning
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,550
Diploma in Business Management  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 15,625
Distance BBA  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 28,350
Distance MBA  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 18,200
Distance MBA  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 9,050
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Distance B.Com  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 27,150
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 7,500
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,450
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 12,100
Distance M.Sc  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 39,350
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 44,350
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 12,200
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,000
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,950
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,750
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s) 6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 8,900
Distance BA  3 year(s), Distance Learning
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Distance Learning
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Distance Learning
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 3,750
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 19,750
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,200
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,917
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Medical  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 7,200
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 55,550
Diploma in Hospitality  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,050
Master of Hotel Management [MHM]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 27,450
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 32,650
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,250
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,600
Distance BCA  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 45,000
Distance MCA  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 64,300
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 13,200
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,100
Diploma  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 16,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning
Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,775
Certificate Course  2 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 41,850

Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital FAQs

1.

Can we enroll for Admission or Examination in two different Programs?

If a student is enrolled in any program and have passed the first year/semester examination, wishes to suspend that program and apply for admission in a new program, the students can do so if they fulfill the following conditions:

  • Only those students who have passed the first year/semester examination of the Program in which they are enrolled are eligible for this facility.
  • The student seeking to suspend the present program of study, so as to apply for admission in a new program, can duly submit his/her application to the Director of Admission within the prescribed date for new admission.
  • Only after completing the second (new) program of study, the student will be allowed admission in the second year/semester of the previous suspended program.
  • The student availing this facility will have to complete both the programs within the time limit permissible at the time of admission in the first program. For example, if a student enrolled in an MA program, decides to suspend it after passing the first year examination and seeks admission in a new program, MBA, for example, he/she will have to complete both MA and MBA within 6 years from the date of enrollment in the MA program.
  • A student can study and appear for the examination in only one-degree program in a given academic session. However, the students can opt for admission in Diploma/Certificate Program in addition to the degree programs.
2.

Is it possible to Change the Program/Subject/Course?

The students can change their Program/Subject/Course within 30 days of enrollment. Following will be the charges to be paid for doing so -

  • Change of Study Centre: INR 500
  • Change of Programme:¬†INR 1500
  • Change of Subject: INR 300
3.

How are the operations and program delivery carried out in UOU Nainital?

The educational programs of UOU operate on a three-tier arrangement namely -

  • University Headquarter
  • Regional Centres
  • Study Centres

The Regional Centres are located in different parts of the state and are administered by the University Headquarters. Every Regional Centre acts as a coordinating agency in the University and the many Study Centres. The Study Centres, in turn, discharge academic as well as administrative duties. All the counseling activities are carried out by the various Study Centres.

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Uttarakhand Open University - [UOU], Nainital.

Facilities


Library
Laboratory
Gym
Cafeteria
Computer labs
Medical
Hostel
Auditorium
Sports

Contact Details and Location


Address : Behind Transport Nagar, Teenpani Bye Pass Road, Haldwani, Uttarakhand 263139
Website : http://www.uou.ac.in/

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