Uttarakhand Open University (Hindi: उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय) is a State Open University located in the city of Haldwani in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The university was established by an Act of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly on 31 October 2005. UOU is recognized by Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission and listed in Association of Indian Universities.

Other nameUOU
TypeState university
Established31 October 2005
ChancellorLt Gen Gurmit Singh (Rtd)
Vice-ChancellorProf. Om Prakash Singh Negi
LocationHaldwani, Uttarakhand, India

University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It also offers Phd Degrees but on a full-time basis as directed by UGC.

Uttarakhand Open University Admission 2022

UOU does not have owns any authorized centre or any type of institution for the online admission. Candidates can apply for the admission through the internet directly without paying any amount to any middle man. Candidates can check the important dates for Uttarakhand Open University Admission from the table given below.

Uttarakhand Open University Admission 2022Dates
Admission Starts from01 January 2022
Last Date to apply28 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022

Uttarakhand Open University Application Form 2022

Candidates must fill all the details as per asked in the Application form. In case of any error, candidates can do the correction before the final submission of the application form.

Documents Required for Filling the Application Form

Candidates must keep the following documents ready before filling the application form.

  • Personal details such as Candidate’s name, date of birth, mobile number, parent’s name etc.
  • Qualification details such as College address, PIN code of college etc.
  • A recent photograph.
  • Candidate’s Signature.

How to Apply for Uttarakhand Open University?

To apply for UOU, candidate must follow the below given steps in order to fill the online Application Form.

  • Step 1: 
    • Visit the official website, uou.ac.in
    • Click on the “Apply Now” button.
    • A new page will be redirected with all the information related to admission
  • Step 2:
    • Click on the “Click here to Proceed “botton at the bottom right corner.
    • Now, a new page will open with general instructions.
    • Tick on “I agree to abide rules and regulations”.
    • Candidates who have not registered themselves yet may click on the ” For new students only” button.
    • Candidates who have already registered may click on the “For Students already enrolled in university ” button.
      • On the new page, enter the details such as enrollment no. in the already enrolled student section.
  • Step 3:
    • Now, choose the program, session and regional center from the dropdown menu.
    • Click on the Search button, the page will ask to fill the eligiblity details.
    • Fill the details as per asked in the application form.
  • Step 4:
    • Upload the required documents i.e., signature and a photograph.
    • After uploading the documents, candidates have to pay the application fee.
    • Candidates can choose offline as well as online mode to pay the application fee.
  • Step 5:
    • Candidates who choose to pay through offline mode will get an option to choose Bank of Baroda or SBI as option for offline payment.
    • Candidate may click on “Done and Next”.
    • Candidates who choose to pay through online mode will be redirected to website of bank of their choice.
    • Take a printout after complete submission of the form.

Payment through Challan

  • Candidates who chose to pay through challan, the Print application form/ Fee challan option will be displayed.
  • Click on the download option and pay the challan at the Bank opted while filling the form.

Payment through Net Banking

  • After reaching the website of bank chosen by the candidate.
  • Click on Make Payment to proceed.
  • Choose the Method of payment and enter the details such as card type, card number etc and click on submit.
  • Login via Net banking ID and password.
  • The fee amount and bank charges will get displayed.
  • Click on confirm and pay the fee.

Image Specification

  • Signature:
    • Draw a rectangular box of 7 × 2 cm size on A4 paper.
    • Put your signature with black or dark blue pen.
    • Scan the signature at 200 pixels per inch (dpi) then crop the image to box.
    • The image ratio should be of 420 pixels in width and 120 pixels in height.
    • image should lie between 300 to 550 pixels.
    • The image should be in JPEG format only.

Uttarakhand Open University Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for Uttarakhand Open University.

Eligibility for UG programmes

  • Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management – Candidate must have qualified 12th standard or equivalent to apply for BA program.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Commerce: Candidate must have qualified 12th standard from the recognized board.
  • Bachelor of Science: Candidate must have qualified 12th standard with science as a subject.
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications: Candidate must have qualified 12th standard with mathematics as one of the subject. Candidates not having Mathematics at 12th standard level will have to pass one qualifying Mathematics paper during course of the programme, exam fee for the subject will be charged separately.
  • Bachelor of Education: Candidate must have secured at least 50% either in the Bachelor’s Degree or in the Master’s Degree. Candidate must be trained in-service teachers in elementary education. Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face to face mode is eligible.

Eligibility for PG programmes

  • Master of Arts – Candidate must have completed graduation in any stream.
  • MBA –  Candidate must have secured 50% marks at graduate or post-graduate level or 45% at Graduate or post graduate level along with2 years of supervisory/managerial/professional/teaching experience after completing graduation or postgraduation. 5% relaxation for reserved category. Admission in MBA course is through entrance test conducted by the University / MAT / CAT score.
  • M.Com –  Candidate must hold Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (B. Com.)
  • MCA – Graduation in any stream (Candidates not having Mathematics at 10+2 level will have to pass one qualifying Mathematics paper during course of the programme.)

Eligibility for Diploma Programmes – Candidates must have completed 12th standard or equivalent from the recognized board.

Eligibility for PG Diploma Programmes

  • PG Diploma in Marketing Management & Human Resource Management – 50% Marks at graduate or post graduate level with 1 year experience in the relevant field. Further those having 45% marks at graduate level or post graduate level shall also be eligible with 2 years’ of supervisory/ managerial/ professional / teaching experience after completing graduation or post-graduation (even if the degree has been obtained in ODL mode or as a private student).(5% relaxation for reserved category).
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Disaster Management / Computer Application – Candidate must have completed graduation in any subject.

Eligibility for Certificate Programmes 

  • Certificate Course in Panchayati Raj/ Vedic Karmkand/ Phalit Jyotish/ Sanskrit Language/ Office Management / Computer Applications/ Food & Nutrition : Candidate must have passed 10th standard.
  • Certificate Course in Memory Enhancement/ Japanese language/ Geo Informatics/ e-Governance and Cyber Security/ Ayurvedic Masseur/ Herbal Beauty Care/ Herbal Beauty Care/ Ayurvedic Food and Nutrition/ Yogic Sciences/ Naturopathy/ Food & Nutrition/ Web Designing & Development/ Right to Information/ Human Rights/ Organic Farming: Candidate must have passed 12th standard.
  • Certificate in Banking and Insurance Law: Candidate must have completed his/her graduation.
  • Foundation Course in special education: Candidate must have completed 12th standard or In-service teacher.

Courses Offered by Uttarakhand Open University

The following are the courses offered by Uttarakhand Open University.

Graduate Programs

  1. Bachelor of Arts
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
  3. Bachelor of Computer Application
  4. Bachelor of Commerce
  5. Bachelor of Science
  6. Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management
  7. Bachelor of Education

Post Graduate Programs

  1. Master of Arts
  2. Master of Business Administration
  3. Master of Commerce
  4. Master of Computer Application
  5. Master of Science
  6. Master of Social Work
  7. Master of Tourism and Travel Management
  8. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication

Post Graduate Diploma Program

  1. PG Diploma in Marketing Management
  2. PG Diploma Human Resource Management
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in Geo Informatics
  6. Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security
  7. Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  8. Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism & New Media
  9. Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law

Diploma Programmes

  1. Diploma in Management of Non-wood Forest Products
  2. Diploma in Tourism Studies
  3. Diploma in Hospitaliry Administration
  4. Diploma in Public Health and Community Nutrition
  5. Diploma in Yogic Science
  6. Diploma in Phalit Jyotish
  7. Diploma in Vedic Karmakand
  8. Diploma in Information Technology
  9. Diploma in Right to Information
  10. Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables
  11. Diploma in Commercial Horticulture

Certificate Programmes

  1. Certificate Course in Panchayati Raj
  2. Certificate in Memory Enhancement
  3. Certificate in Vedic Karmkand
  4. Certificate in Phalit Jyotish
  5. Certificate in Sanskrit Language
  6. Certificate programme in Japanese Language
  7. Certificate Course in Office Management
  8. Certificate in Geo Informatics
  9. Certificate in Computer Application
  10. Certificate in e-Governance and Cyber Security
  11. Certificate in Ayurvedic Masseur
  12. Certificate in Herbal Beauty Care
  13. Certificate in Ayurvedic Herb Cultivation
  14. Certificate in Ayurvedic Food and Nutrition
  15. Certificate in Yogic Sciences
  16. Certificate in Naturopathy
  17. Certificate course in Food and Nutrition
  18. Certificate in Web designing and development
  19. Certificate in Right to Information
  20. Certificate in Human Rights
  21. Certificate in Organic Farming
  22. Certificate in Banking
  23. Foundation Course in special education

Uttarakhand Open University Fee Structure

Candidates can check the expected fee structure for various programs from the below given table.

Program NameTotal Amount of Fee (For all Semesters)
Bachelor of Arts9,450/-
Bachelor of Business Administration28,650/-
Bachelor of Commerce9,450/-
Bachelor of Science34,800/-
Bachelor of Computer Applications45,800/-
Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management22,900/-
Bachelor of Arts (Yoga)27,000/-
Bachelor of Education20,500/-
Master of Arts 7,800/-
Master of Business Administration 32,950/-
Master of Commerce8,250/-
Master of Computer Applications 64,600/-
Master of Science40,850/-
Master of Tourism and Travel Management14,350/-
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication 14,050/-
Certificate Course in Panchayati Raj 3,250/-
Certificate in Memory Enhancement2,250/-
Certificate in Vedic Karmkand 1,750/-
Certificate in Phalit Jyotish 1,950/-
Certificate in the Sanskrit Language1,750/-
Certificate program in Japanese language3,550/-
Certificate Course in Office Management2,400/-
Certificate in Geo Informatics12,400/-
Certificate in Computer Applications3,400/-
Certificate in e-Governance and Cyber Securit4,050/-
Certificate in Ayurvedic Masseur7,050/-
Certificate in Herbal Beauty Care7,050/-
Certificate in Ayurvedic Herb Cultivation 6,900/-
Certificate in Ayurvedic Food and Nutrition 2,550/-
Certificate in Yogic Sciences2,750/-
Certificate in Naturopathy 2,750/-
Certificate Course in Food & Nutrition2,100/-
Certificate in Web Designing & Development3,900/-
Certificate in Right to Information 1,750/-
Certificate in Banking/ Human Rights1,850/-
Foundation Course in special education3,900/-
Diploma in Tourism Studies6,700/-
Diploma in Hospitality Administration19,400/-
Diploma in Information Technology6,350/-
Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables 6,650/-
Diploma in Commercial Horticulture6,650/-
PG Diploma in Marketing Management 9,350/-
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management9,350/-
Post Graduate Diploma In Disaster Management 12,500/-
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application 13,500/-
Post Graduate Diploma in Geo-Informatics 24,550/-
Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security23,150/-
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication 7,500/-
Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism & New Media 9,500/-
Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law6,550/-

About Uttarakhand Open University

Uttarakhand Open University (UOU) was established in the year 2005. The University is running various programmes through 14 Schools of Studies and 48 Departments. UOU has enrolled more than 68,000 students, offering more than 80 programmes in 90+ study centres in Uttarakhand. It is providing quality education through open and distance mode. The following are the school of studies that university is running at present and which are as follows.

  1. Agriculture and Development Studies
  2. Computer Science and IT
  3. Health Science
  4. Science
  5. Library and Information Science
  6. Management Studies and Commerce
  7. Education
  8. Humanities
  9. Social Science
  10. Law
  11. Journalism and Media Studies
  12. Tourism, Hospitality and Hotel Management
  13. Vocational Studies
  14. Earth and Environment Science

Important Link to visithttps://www.uou.ac.in/#openModal