Uttarakhand Open University

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Uttarakhand Open University
उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय
Uttarakhand Open University Logo.png
Other name
Type Public
Established 31 October 2005
Chancellor Dr. K. K. Paul[1]
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Nageshwar Rao[2][3]
Location Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India
Affiliations DEC, UGC[4] AIU[5]
Website uou.ac.in

Uttarakhand Open University (Hindi: उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय) is an 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.[6] UoU is recognized by Distance Education Council, University Grants Commission[7] and listed in Association of Indian Universities[8]


There are currently 109 programs at UoU See http://uou.ac.in/programmes for more information.

Study Centers[edit]

The university operates under the physical boundary of the Indian State Uttarakhand, and has a network of eight Regional Centers and 300+ Study Centers across the state.[9]


  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Computer Sciences and Information Technology
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Humanities and Journalism
  • School of Languages
  • School of Management Studies
  • School of Sciences
  • School of Social Science
  • School of Tourism and Hotel Management


The University has signed Memorandum of Understanding, or MoUs with Abhinav Knowledge Services, Tata Motors, Hiltron Calc, University18, IETS, IKC India and various others.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (2013-01-27). "UOU People". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 
  2. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (2016-07-15). "UOU People". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 2016-07-15. 
  3. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (2013-02-14). "UOU in Press". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 2013-02-14. 
  4. ^ http://uou.ac.in/system/files/ugc_recogni.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.aiuweb.org/Members/MembersU.asp
  6. ^ Act 23 of 2005 of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
  7. ^ http://uou.ac.in/system/files/ugc_recogni.pdf
  8. ^ http://www.aiuweb.org/Members/MembersU.asp
  9. ^ University Centers http://uou.ac.in/sc