Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University

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Vardhman Mahaveer Open University
Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University logo.jpg
Type Public, Open
Established 1987
Vice-Chancellor Ashok Sharma[1]
Chancellor Governor, State of Rajasthan
Students 1,00,672 - 2016
Location Kota, Rajasthan, India
Affiliations COL, NAAC, UGC,[2]DEC

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University is an open university in Kota, Rajasthan, India, established on July 23, 1987, and was initially known as Kota Open University.[3] focussing particularly on the humanities, commerce, library science and informatics.[4] It is geographically distributed throughout Rajasthan, with seven regional centres and several tens of "study centres" in cities, in addition to a special Centre at New Delhi.

The university has almost 50000 new admissions in 2015 with a learner base of more than one lakh students every year.

Regional Centres[edit]


  1. ^ VC page on official website
  2. ^ UGC's Rajasthan Page
  3. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)". Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University. Retrieved 2008-03-17. 
  4. ^ "Courses". Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University. Retrieved 2008-03-17. 

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