Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University

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Bhoj University
भोज मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय
Vice-ChancellorDr. Jayant Sonwalkar
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Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University, or simply Bhoj University, Hindi: भोज विश्वविद्यालय, is a public university in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. The university provides higher education mainly through open and distance learning. It was named after the renowned maharaja of India, Raja Bhoj.

History and aim[edit]

Bhoj University was formed in 1991 under an act by the state legislature.

This university aims to spread and promote higher education among the underprivileged and has set up study centres in remote rural areas. It has collaboration with institutes like the Rehabilitation Council of India, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management and Indian Institute of Material Management, etc. The university aims to provide easily accessible system of teaching and learning through education inputs like practical classes, distance teaching, satellite communication teaching, etc. Bhoj University gives special emphasis to target groups of learners coming from rural areas and especially those with disability .


  • School of Basic Sciences
  • Centre for Health Sciences
  • Institute of Information Technology
  • Department of Multimedia Education
  • Department of Special Education
  • Department of Heritage Management
  • School of Management
  • Electronic Media Production and Research Centre

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