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Uttarakhand Open University Admission Process 2020-2021

Uttarakhand Open University

Candidate should note that offline application form is available along with the information brochure but they will be able to submit it according to the schedule date. Candidates can check the important dates for Uttarakhand Open University Admission 2020-21 from the table given below.

Uttarakhand Open University Admission 2020-21 Dates

  • Admission Starts from 01 Jan 2020
  • Last Date to apply with late fee
  • Last Date to apply without late fee 15 Feb 2020

Uttarakhand Open University Related Information is Given Below in this Article.

Latest Update: – The UOU Extended the Examination Date For University Annual/Semester Examination Regarding Extension of Improvement Examination Form and Back Examination Application Form for June 2020. The Last Date of Improvement Examination Form and Back Examination Application Form Fees is 20th April 2020.

Admission Update (Admission Closed): – Uttarakhand Open University Expendable the Date of Admission in Its Various Programmes that is From 15th March to 30 March 2020. So the Eligible and Interested Candidates Can Apply Before 30th March on the Official Website.


University Logo Uttarakhand Open University
Baby Rani Maurya
Vice-Chancellor Prof. DK Nauriyal
University Name Uttarakhand Open University (उत्तराखंड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय)
Short Name of University UOU
Location Haldwani, Uttarakhand
Founded Date 31 October 2005
Admission Process Entrance/Merit Based
Type of University State University
Admission Mode Online/Offline
Fees Payment Cash/DD
Approval Distance Education Council (DEC), AIU, University Grants Commission (UGC)
Contact Details 18001804025
Official Website Check Here

About Uttarakhand Open University

Uttarakhand Open University (UOU) is a State University in the Haldwani City. Uttarakhand Open University Provides the Knowledge For Everyone Who Wants to Grow Their Skills, It is Especially Focusing on the Educational Needs of Women, the Tribals and Other Marginalized Sections. The University Offers Its Distance Education Programmes Through More Than 240 Study Centres that is Established at Different Locations in the Uttarakhand State Those are Dehradun, Roorkee, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Dwarahat, Bageshwar, Haldwani and Pithoragarh. The University is Approved by the Distance Education Council (DEC), Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and University Grants Commission (UGC). Its Provides the Education to the Students Through Its Open and Distance Learning System (ODL).

Uttarakhand Open University Was Established by an Act of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly in 2005 (Act No. 23 of 2005) to Make the Distance Education Easier to the Students and Provides the Flexible Learning to the All Sections of People in India.  Its Also Make the Partner to the Many Leading Research Institutions, Companies and Professional Bodies for the Benefit of Its Students.

Uttarakhand Open University Admission Process

The Candidates Can Apply Through Online Mode by University Website at http://www.uou.ac.in. The University Open the Admission Twice in Every Year Firstly in January Batch and Second in July Batch. The Applicants Taking Admission Through Online Mode Shall Attach Their Scanned Original Documents With the Application Form and Submit a Signed Certificate in the Given Format. The Admission Process is Open For the Current Batch, So Interested Students Those are Eligible Can Visit the University Website and Fill the Admission Form With Given Below Steps.

  1. The Candidates Who Want to Get Admission in the Uttarakhand Open University Through Distance and Open Learning Kindly Read the Prospectus and Instructions (Related to Admission and Eligibility) Clearly.
  2. Fill the Personal Information (Name, Date of Birth, Your Personal Mobile Number, Parent’s Name, Parent’s Mobile Number Etc.) and Address for Communication (Including Pin Code) or Eligibility Degree Details (College Address, Pin Code of College)
  3. Now Choose the Course, Study Centre and Fill the All Required Details.
  4. Now Upload the Required Documents that is Mention in Application Form Like Soft Copy of Photo and Signature.
  5. After Documents, Uploadation Candidates Have to Make a Payment Through Online Mode (Via Netbanking/ Debit/Credit Card) or by Challan and Take a Print Out of the Form.
  6. After Fill the All Steps Successfully Submit It to the Study Centre Along With Testimonials
  7. For Online Admission Kindly go to the Following Link “online.uou.ac.in” or Visit University Official Website.

Uttarakhand Open University Admission of Foreign Students

All information provided by the foreign applicants, together with their certificates and qualifications, will be duly verified in the University. With regard to the eligibility criteria, students from foreign countries will be required to procure an Equivalence Certificate, issued by the Association of Indian Universities. (AIU) (A sample of this certificate can be taken from the AIU website).

Once the student fulfils the eligibility requirements, as mentioned in point’s number 1 and 2, a Letter of Intent will be issued by the Registrar. With the help of the Letter of Intent, the students from foreign countries will be able to obtain ‘student-visa’ from the embassies of their respective countries. A foreign student will be granted admission in the University only when he/she produces a legal ‘student-visa’. Students from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet will be granted admission as per the rules of the local Police Department. Furthermore, these students will have to abide by the University rules as long as they remain the bonafide students of the University.

It is expected of the students from Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and other foreign countries that they follow the rules framed by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, State Government and local Police Department. However, if these students are found flaunting the rules, the University will have the rights to cancel their admission.

Student Enrollment

After Seeking Admission to the Uttarakhand Open University, Each Online Applicant Will Be Issued an Enrollment Number Automatically. The Enrollment Number Acts as a Unique Identification Number. The Enrollment Number Is Issued Only Once and Is Mentioned on the Marksheets, Certificates and Degrees of the Learners. Offline Applicants Shall Be Given Enrollment Through Their Learner Support Centers.

Students Opting for Online Course Material

If the student opting for the online course material( The SLM shall have to be downloaded from the University Website portal elearning.uou.ac.in and hard copy of the course material shall not be provided by the University) shall be given 15% discount on the programme fee for the selected year.

Courses and Eligibility of Uttarakhand Open University

The UOU Programmes Running Under Their 13 Schools Those are School of Education, School Of Humanities, School of Management Studies and Commerce, Computer Science and Information Technology, Social Sciences, Sciences, Health Sciences, Law, Journalism and Media Studies, Library and Information Sciences, Tourism & Hotel Management, Agriculture and Development Sciences and Vocational Studies. The University Schools Programmes Details are Given Below. Check Your Eligibility Below to Get Admission in That Course, In Which Course You Want to Get Admission in the Uttarakhand Open University.

Under Graduate Courses

Programme Name Duration Programme Code Eligibility
Bachelor of Art (BA) 3 Years BA-17 +2 Pass or Equivalent
Bachelor of Art with Geography 3 Years BAG-17
Bachelor of Art (Yoga) 3 Years BAY-17
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 3 Years BBA-17
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) 4 Years BHM-17
Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) 4 Years BTTM-17
Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) 3 Years BCA-17
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) 3 Years BCOM-17
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) 3 Years BSC-17 12th With PCM/PCB
Bachelor of Science (Single Subject) 3 Years BSCS-18
Bachelor of Art with Mathematics 3 Years BAM-17 Intermediate With Maths as one of the Subject

Post Graduate Courses

Programme Name Duration Programme Code Eligibility
Master of Art (English) 2 Years MAEL-17 Graduation or Equivalent From any Recognized Board of India
Master of Arts (Geo-Informatics) 2 Years MAGIS-17
Master of Art (History) 2 Years MAHI-17
Master of Art (Political Science) 2 Years MAPS-17
MA (Sanskrit) 2 Years MASL-17
Master of Art (Sociology) 2 Years MASO-17
Master of Art (Urdu) 2 Years MAUL-17
Masters of Laws (LLM) 2 Years LLM-17
Master of Art (Economics) 2 Years MAEC-17
Master of Arts in Education 2 Years MAED-17
Master of Art (Hindi) 2 Years MAHL-17
MA (Journalism & Mass Communication) 2 Years MAJMC-17
Master of Art (Public Administration) 2 Years MAPA-17
Master of Art (Yoga) 2 Years 43602
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 Years MBA-17
Master of Hotel Management (MHM) 2 Years MHM-17
Master of Art (Social Work) 2 Years MSW-17
Master of Tourism and Travel Management 2 Years MTTM-17
Master of Science in Botany 2 Years MSCBOT-17 B.Sc Degree or Equivalent From any Recognized Board of India.
Master of Science in Chemistry 2 Years MSCCH-17
Master of Science(Cyber Security) 2 Years MSCCS-18
Master of Science (Geo-Informatics) 2 Years MScGIS-17
Master of Science in Information Technology 2 Years MSCIT-17
Master of Science in Physics 2 Years MSCPHY-17
Master of Computer Application (MCA) 2 Years MCA-17
Master of Commerce (M.Com) 2 Years MCOM-17 Bachelor Degree or B.Com or Equivalent

Diploma & PG Diploma Courses

The Candidates They are Passed 12th or Equivalent Qualification From any Recognized Board of India They are Eligible For Admission in University Diploma Courses and Those are Graduates From UGC Approved University in Relevant Subject They Can Apply For the PG Diploma Courses of the University.

Programme Name Duration Programme Code
Diploma in Management 1 Year DIM-17
PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism & New Media 1 Year PGDBJ-17
PG Diploma in Computer Application 1 Year PGDCA-17
PG Diploma in Cyber Law 1 Year PGDCL-17
Diploma in Information Technology 1 Year DIT-17
Diploma in Management of Non-wood Forest Products 1 Year DMNWFP-17
Diploma in Accommodation Management 1 Year DAM-17
Diploma in Commercial Horticulture 1 Year DCH-17
Diploma in Industrial Skills and Processes 1 Year DIISP-17
Diploma in Public Health and Community Nutrition 1 Year DPHCN-17
Diploma in Front Office Management 1 Year DFO-17
Diploma in Hotel Management 1 Year DHM-17
Diploma in Industrial Practices 1 Year DIIP-18
Diploma in Phalit Jyotish 1 Year DPJ-17
Diploma in Right to Information 1 Year DRTI- 17
PG Diploma in Disaster Management 1 Year PGDDM-17
PG Diploma in Geo-Informatics 1 Year PGDGIS-17
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management 1 Year PGDHRM-17
Diploma in Tourism Studies 1 Year DTS-17
Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables 1 Year DVAPFV-17
Diploma in Vedic Karmakand 1 Year DVK-17
Diploma in Yogic Science 1 Year DYS-17
PG Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations. 1 Year PGDAPR-17
Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security 1 Year PGDCS-17
PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication 1 Year PGDJMC-17
PG Diploma in Marketing Management 1 Year PGDMM-17

Certificates Courses

These are the 6 Months and 1 Year Duration Certificates Courses that Admission is Open For The Current Batch. 10th or 12th Pass Candidates Can Apply For these Courses and For More Information Kindly Check the University Prospectus.

Programme Name Duration Programme Code
Certificate in Ayurvedic Food and Nutrition 6 Months CAFN-17
Certificate Course in Automotive Assembly 6 Months CCAA-17
Certificate Course in Automotive Manufacturing 6 Months CCAM-17
Certificate in Commercial Flower Production 6 Months CCFP-17
Certificate Course in Industrial Skills & Process 1 Year CCISP-17
Certificate Course in Office Management 6 Months CCOM-17
Certificate Course in Panchayati Raj 6 Months CCPR-17
Certificate in E-Governance and Cyber Security 6 Months CEGCS-17
Certificate in Ayurvedic Herb Cultivation 6 Months CAHC-17
Certificate in Ayurvedic Masseur 6 Months CAM-17
Certificate in Computer Application 6 Months CCA-17
Certificate in Yogic Sciences 6 Months CYS-17
Foundation Course for Education of Children with Disabilities 6 Months FCECD-18
Certificate in Memory Enhancement 6 Months CME-17
Certificate in Phalit Jyotish 6 Months CPJ-17
The certificate programme in the Japanese language 6 Months CPJL-17
Certificate in Right to Information 6 Months CRTI-17
Certificate in the Sanskrit Language 6 Months CSL-17
Certificate in Vedic Karmkand 6 Months CVK-17
Certificate in Mass Media 6 Months CMM-17
Certificate in Geo-Informatics 6 Months CGIS-17
Certificate in Herbal Beauty Care 6 Months CHBC-17
CertificateinNaturopathy 6 Months CIN-17
Certificate in Web Designing & Development 6 Months CWDD-18
Certificate in Organic Farming 6 Months COF-17
Certificate in Vegetable Production 6 Months CVP-17
Certificate in Vocational Preparation (Automotive) 6 Months CVP-18
Certificate in Vocational Skills (Automotive) 6 Months CVS-18

Credit System of UOU Programmes

In this system, 01 credit is equivalent to 30 hours of self-study. This comprises all learning activities i.e., reading and comprehending the SLM, listening to the audio, watching the video, attending counselling sessions, teleconference and preparing assignments. The details of the credits and the general terms for various courses are as follows:

  • Certificate: – 12-18
  • Diploma/ PG Diploma: – 28-36
  • Graduation: – 96-100
  • PG Degree: – 60-66

Uttarakhand Open University Assignments

The Learners of Graduate, P.G.Diploma and Post Graduate programmes should pay special attention to the following:-

  • Assignments should be handwritten only.
  • Answers to the questions should be within the specified word limit.
  • Learners need to submit their assignments to their respective Learner Support Centres within the specified time.
  • The learner shall have to deposit Rs. 100/- per assignment after the due date of submission of the assignments. If the marks of the assignments are not entered by the Learner Support Centre on time, then Rs.100/- per assignment per student, will be deducted from the share of the Learner Support Centre. The marks can be entered only after the above-mentioned deductions are made. Therefore, the learners should ensure that the marks of their assignments reach the University within the stipulated time.
  • Candidates with MOOCs Certificate will be given weightage in internal assessment. A separate circular will be issued in this regard.
  • The assignments are given less than 40 per cent and the assignments given 80 per cent or more marks may be reviewed and given marks at the University. All the Learner Support Centres shall retain all assignments and send such assignments to the University, which have been given less than 40 per cent and 80 per cent or more marks. Students are also required to keep a copy of their assignments with them.

Check Also: – Fee Structure of Uttarakhand Open University

Regional Centres and Study Centers of Uttarakhand Open University

There are 8 Study Centres of Uttarakhand Open University are Located in the Many Cities of Uttarakhand State. Go to the Following Link to Check the Study Centres Codes and Names, Address and Contact Details of the Regional Centres/Study Centres of Uttarakhand Open University. Coordination between the different Learner Support Centres and the University is ensured by Regional Centres. These centres also help in disseminating information about the programmes offered by the University to the learners residing in far-flung areas of Uttarakhand. At present, the University has eight (08) Regional Centres, of which four (04) are located in the Garhwal region, viz., Dehradun, Roorkee, Pauri, Uttarkashi and four (04) in the Kumaun region, viz., Ranikhet, Haldwani, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh. The educational programmes of the University are offered through Learner Support centres under these eight regional centres.

Contact Details

  • Address: Behind Transport Nagar, Teenpani Bye Pass Road, Haldwani, Uttarakhand 263139
  • Phone: 1800 180 4025

One thought on “Uttarakhand Open University Admission Process 2020-2021

  1. Hi,

    Please i will like to know the cost of undergoing a undergraduate and Master degree programmes in this school.


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