Netaji Subash Open University (NSOU) Distance Education

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NSOU Distance Education Program


List of Courses Offered

Chief among the courses offered by the institution is the:

  • Master of Commerce (M. Com)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Duration of Course

  • M. Com and MSW have a minimum duration of two years
  • MLIS has a minimum duration of 1 year

Fee Structure

  • The course fee for M. Com is Rs. 8,650
  • The total fee for MLIS is Rs. 10,050
  • The total fee for MSW is Rs. 11,450

School Accreditation

  • All of the distance courses offered by NSOU are UGC-approved

How to Take Admission into Netaji Subhas Open University

  • To find out information on how to apply to NSOU, applicants are required to contact the institution through the channels outlined in the contact details section.

Course Eligibility

  • The eligibility condition for M. Com is graduation in Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) or Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from a 10+2+3 system
  • The eligibility requirement for MSW is graduation in Social Work, Political Science, History, Sociology, Economics, Public Administration, or Anthropology
  • MLIS requires Bachelor of Library Science or Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Frequently Asked Questions 

  • Q1: Do I have to take an entrance test in order to get admission to NSOU?

Ans: Yes, CAT/MAT/XAT exams are the requirement if you are considering NSOU distance courses.

  • Q2: What if I have below 40% marks in my undergraduate exam? Am I eligible for admission?

Ans: You can check your eligibility criteria here:

  • Q3: What are the courses offered by NSOU?

Ans: NSOU offers the following courses:

  1. Master of Commerce (M. Com)
  2. Master of Social Work (MSW)
  3. Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  • Q4: Are courses offered by the university approved?

Ans: Yes, courses offered by the University are UGC approved.

  • Q5: What is the total fee of the program?

Ans: Course fee for M. Com is Rs. 8,650.

University Contact Details

  • Address: Netaji Subhas Open University
  • DD-26, Sector-I,
  • Salt Lake City,
  • Kolkata – 700 064
  • Phone: +91 33 4066 3220
  • Website: