Open Universities in India
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU)


Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is the premier State Open University in India. Established by W.B. Act (XIX) of 1997 and Recognised by U.G.C.
At present, The University is continuing its work with 142 Study Centres. In near future more Study Centres will be opened with thrust on "meeting the unmet" particularly the disadvantaged sector of the rural community & minority with application of IT. The Study Centres of the University, which have already been opened and are on the anvil of opening will also provide for widening the scope of several vocational , professional & Online courses in addition to its existing courses upto M.Phil & Ph.D. levels.
At present the University functions from four campuses situated at four crucial points in the Kolkata and its developing Electronics Complex in Saltlake. Following are the addresses:
• Netaji Subhas Open University, 1 Woodburn Park, Kolkata 700020 Ph. +91-33-22835157, Fax : 91-33-22835082 (Headquarters of all administrative works)
• Netaji Subhas Open University, 2nd Floor, 134/1, Meghnad Saha Sarani, Kolkata 700029, Ph. +91-33-24630292 (School of Professional & Technological Studies,Office of the Controller of Examinations & Centre for Language Studies)
• Netaji Subhas Open University, 24/8, Garcha 1st Lane, Kolkata 700019, Ph. +91-33-24545524 (Transmission Centre of FM Channel Gyan Vani).
• Netaji Subhas Open University, 1st Floor, K2, Bidhan Nagar Fire Station, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700091 Ph. +91-33-23577491(Publications, Online & Video-Conferencing Units)

• Ben Fish Bhavan,SalLake another Print and Publication Section

The University is developing a 15-acre green eco-friendly integrated campus at Kalyani to accommodate the fast proliferating NSOU family. 
Under the flagship guidance of Professor (Dr.) Surabhi Banerjee, Hon'ble vice-Chancellor, NSOU , the University has been experiencing exponential growth in several dimensions--- the number of Study Centres has escalated to a height of as much as 142, several subjects of studies have been added to its list of courses launched. The University is actually aiming to attain the status of e-University in near future with its projected enrollment of 1 Lakh of learners by the tenth plan period as against the present enrolment of nearly 65,000.