Pandit Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University

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Pandit Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University Chhattisgarh
पं. सुन्दरलाल शर्मा (मुक्त) विश्वविद्यालय छत्तीसगढ़
Motto शिक्षा आपके द्वार
Type Public, Open
Established 2005
Chancellor Governor of the Chhattisgarh
Vice-Chancellor Dr. B. G. Singh
Students 46,037
Location Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC, DEC

Pandit Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University Chhattisgarh (PSSOU) (Hindi: पं. सुन्दरलाल शर्मा (मुक्त) विश्वविद्यालय छत्तीसगढ़) is a state university located in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India. It is a state open university offering distance education.


Vice Chancellors
  • Dr. T. D. Sharma, 2 March 2005– 22 January 2010
  • Dr. A. R. Chandraker, 23 January 2010– 02 Feb. 2015
  • Dr. B. G. Singh, 3 February 2015 to Cont.

PSSOU was established on 20 January 2005 and was named after Sundarlal Sharma (1881–1940), a freedom and social justice fighter of the Chhattisgarh region.

Faculties and centres[edit]

The university is structured into the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts
(Department of English, Hindi, Library Science, etc. )
  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Social Science(Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work etc. )
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Computer Science (DCA, PGDCA, and BCA Programme)
  • Faculty of Yoga, Jyotish and Vastu

Regional centres were established at Bilaspur, Raipur, Ambikapur, Durg, Jashpur and Jagdalpur.

The department of computer science and application in year 2006–08 manage one consultancy project under CLASS/CLIP project (Collaborative project of Department of Education Government of CG and Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Open University, where very nominal fees of rs. 200 across the state of Chhattisgarh.


The university is administrated by an Executive Council, Academic Council, Planning Board, Departments, Board of Studies and the Finance Committee.Present Vice Chancellor is Prof B.G.Singh.

S.N. Dr. Rajkumar Sachdeva 23 Nov. 2015 to till date

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