MYSORE: Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) that is offering courses for 3.5 lakh students, plans to start postgraduate courses in Bio Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics, Chemistry, Information Technology and Electronics from the next academic year.
KSOU that has highest number of students after Indira Gandhi National Open University, will also offer diploma course in general sciences. Vice-Chancellor K S Rangappa told reporters on Monday that KSOU has started MSc in Psychology, Geography, Mathematics and Computer Science and will create infrastructure, including a Science Bhavan at a cost of Rs 22 crore.
He said laboratories will be set up to conduct practical classes and there will be facilities to listen to classes held by renowned teachers through web. Rangappa said KSOU will adopt modern techniques like online teaching and providing materials through CDs to MBA students.