Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University

Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU), formerly Kota Open University, is an open university in Kota, Rajasthan, India, established in 1987.[2] VMOU offers courses particularly in the humanities, commerce, library science and informatics.[3] It is geographically distributed throughout Rajasthan, with regional centres in Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur and Bharatpur, and several tens of study centres in other cities, in addition to a special centre at New Delhi.[citation needed] Ratan Lal Godara was appointed vice chancellor of VMOU in 2019.[4]

Vardhman Mahaveer Open University
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TypePublic, open
Established1987 (1987)
ChancellorGovernor of Rajasthan
Vice-ChancellorDr. Kailash Sodani
Location, ,


  1. ^ "University". University Grants Commission. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)". Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University. Retrieved 17 March 2008.
  3. ^ "Courses". Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University. Retrieved 17 March 2008.
  4. ^ "Raj guv appoints new vice chancellors in 8 universities". Outlook India. 21 August 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2021.

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