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Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) Distance Education

Lekhi Village, Naharlagun, Distt. Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh, Pin Code : 791110


Approved By: UGC       Type: Private

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About Venkateshwara Open University (VOU)


Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) is an educational institution located in Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh, India. The university was established in the year 2012 by the Venkateshwara Open University Act (No. 10 of 2012) passed by the Arunachal Pradesh state Legislature. It is established with the motto to enable cheaper professional education to the students. The university aims to provide an opportunity for the students who have some personal and financial difficulties to opt for regular campus classes.

The University has received approval from University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. In 2012 it received authority from the UGC for awarding degree under his seal. It has been accepted as a grand member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) in 2015. AIU is an association of major universities in India with it’s headquarter in New Delhi. It analyses the education system followed in abroad to the one followed in Indian universities. The University appreciates the use of modern technology and the traditional education system to enhance the quality of education provided. It uses various methods of Regular, Distance Learning and Open education system wherever it suites them best. The mode of instruction in a course may include written materials, audio materials, software, Video lectures, Radio, web- conferencing, E-Learning and various other modes. 

At present, the university as five colleges affiliated by it, i.e., School of Management, School of Computer & Information Communication Technology, School of Tourism & Social Science, School of Arts & Design, School of Humanities & Social Science, School of Library & Information Science and School of Education. 

The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) is an integral part of the university. It was established to enable distance courses for students who do not want regular classes due to personal or professional reasons. DDE has lowered the cost of education be a significant percentage allowing the university to lower the cost of education for distance mode. Many students belonging to a financially weaker family or remote rural localities have opted for distance courses offered by the university.

Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) Course Offered


The university offers various UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, and Ph.D. PRogrammes. The list below contains all the courses offered:

Under Graduate (UG) Course Offered:-

S. No.ProgrammesYear
1
Bachelor of Commerce3 years
2
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Taxation)3 years
3
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)3 years
4
Bachelor of Business Administration in Retailing3 years
5
Bachelor of Arts (Education)3 years
6
Bachelor of Science -Physics3 years
7
Bachelor of Science -Chemistry3 years
8
Bachelor of Science – Mathematics3 years
9
Bachelor of Science – Zoology3 years
10
Bachelor of Science – Botany3 years
11
Bachelor of Science – Bio-Technology3 years
12
Bachelor of Science – Micro Biology3 years
13
Bachelor of Science – Computer Application3 years

14
Bachelor of Science – Information Technology3 years
15
Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)3 years
16
Bachelor of Arts general3 years
17
Bachelor of Arts- English3 years
18
Bachelor of Arts- Hindi3 years
19
Bachelor of Arts- Political Science3 years
20
Bachelor of Fine Arts3 years
21
Bachelor of Arts Hotel Administration and Hospitality3 years
22
Bachelor of Arts Tourism Studies3 years

PG Courses offered by the university are as follows:

S. No.ProgrammesDuration
1
Master of Arts- Philosophy2 years
2
Master of Arts- English2 years
3
Master of Arts- Political Science2 years
4
Master of Arts- Economics2 years
5
Master of Arts- Commerce2 years
6
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (All Branches)2 years
7
Executive MBA1 year

The university offers MBA programmes with the following specializations:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Secretaryship
  • Project Management
  • Banking and Finance
  • International Business
  • Tourism Management
  • Education Management
  • Hospital Management
  • Investment Management

Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) Admission Eligibility Criteria


The candidates must read the prospectus issued by the university before applying for the courses offered. The candidate must ensure that they meet the eligibility laid by the university for the particularly interesting subject. No manipulations or fabrication of the academic information of the students will be tolerated. If at any stage, it is found that the candidates are not eligible or have become eligible through any illicit practice, his application and admission will be canceled and he may even be blacklisted for future admission. 

The eligibility criteria for admission in Distance MBA Offered by Venkateshwara Open University are as follows:

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent from any registered board
  • The candidate must have a bachelor degree with a minimum 40 percent marks in aggregate from any recognized institute or university
  • There is no age bar for admission in MBA
  • Qualifying marks concession will be given to the candidates with significant work experience post-graduation.

Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) Distance MBA Admission Procedure


The candidate needs to fill the application form online available on the university’s website. The application form is to be attached with an attested copy of mark sheets and certificates, Demand Draft for the prescribed fees in favor of the “Venkateshwara Open University” Payable at Itanagar.

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Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) Distance MBA Fees 2020


The fee details for Distance MBA programme offered by Venkateshwara Open University are as follows:

S. No.ProgrammeFees
1
Master of Business Administration (MBA)Rs. 70,000/-
2
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Executive)Rs. 70.000/-

Venkateshwara Open University (VOU) Distance MBA Review and Rewards


The university has virtual campuses for its students, which as to be accessed from any part of the world and where students can join live interactive online sessional with faculties. The university provides students access to the series of online lectures delivered by reputed faculties members of the university. It enables the opportunity for the students to make contracts with reputed personalities of the industry, which enhances their chances to succeed in their careers. Every year many big corporates houses hire students from the university and offer them handsome packages. The university has a team of experienced and dedicated faculties.

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