Uttarakhand Open University

Uttarakhand Open University (Hindi: उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय) is a State Open University located in the city of Haldwani in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand Open University
उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय
Uttarakhand Open University Logo.png
Other name
TypeState university
Established31 October 2005
ChancellorLt Gen Gurmit Singh (Rtd)[1]
Vice-ChancellorProf. Om Prakash Singh Negi[2][3]
AffiliationsDEB,[4] UGC[5] AIU[6]

The university was established by an Act of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly on 31 October 2005.[7] UOU is recognized by Distance Education Bureau,[4] University Grants Commission[5] and listed in Association of Indian Universities[6]

University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It also offers Phd Degrees but on a full-time basis as directed by UGC.


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]

Hello Haldwani community radioEdit

Hello Haldwani is the Hindi language community radio station of the Uttarakhand Open University,[8] accompanied by its website, which serves as an information portal and provides online access to radio broadcasts.[9] The radio service is broadcast from Uttarakhand open university[10] in haldwani.[11] The target audience are communities of Uttarakhand.[citation needed] The station began transmission on 2 November 2012. It airs its programs in FM 91.2 MHz.[12]


  1. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (27 January 2013). "UOU People". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  2. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (15 July 2016). "UOU People". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  3. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (14 February 2013). "UOU in Press". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Untitled Page".
  5. ^ a b http://uou.ac.in/system/files/ugc_recogni.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  6. ^ a b "AIU-Members". Archived from the original on 31 January 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  7. ^ Act 23 of 2005 of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
  8. ^ Community Radio Stations Hello Haldwani
  9. ^ Hello Haldwani community radio Community Radio.
  11. ^ Sky is the limit for community radio: ArunJaitley, CR News, Volume 7, Issue-1, April-June 2016 .
  12. ^ Ek duniya anEk awaaz- One world many voices