Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University – MPBOU University

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MPBOU Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University About Us

The National Policy of Education ( NPE ) 1986, emphasized that distance education is an important medium for the development and promotion of higher education. In this context, for the expansion and promotion of distance education the Central Advisory Board of Education ( CABE ), Government of India took an important decision that in the VIIIth year plan every state should establish a state open university following the distance education pattern. On this basis Madhya Pradesh Bhoj ( Open ) University was established under an Act of State Assembly in 1991.

MPBOU University Profile

Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University was established under an Act of State Assembly in 1991.

MPBOU University disseminates knowledge and quality education to different target group of learners irrespective of their age, gender, region, status and employment. Bhoj Open University is the main University in the sate for providing easily accessible and quality higher education through Open and Distance Learning ( ODL ) system. One of the important objectives of MP Bhoj Open University, as mentioned in the Act, is the extension and expansion of Higher Education by reaching the unreached through various flexible means suited to the open and distance education mode using emerging Information and Communication Technology. In view of this objective maximum study centres of Bhoj Open University MP are in those areas where there are no other system of higher education in the vicinity of 30 km. The Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University also gives due emphasis to special target groups of learners coming from rural / tribal areas and those suffering from the physical disabilities.

The MPBOU University Bhopal has an enrolment of 1.5 lac students and is the second largest Open University in the country.

One of the main aims of the MP Bhoj Open University is to develop and provide easily accessible system of higher education and training, by use of different modes of educational inputs such as lessons in print, text books, contact teaching, practical classes, TV  / Radio / Video / Audio programs, using satellite communication, etc.  Bhoj Open University has, by now, developed systems which are capable of providing quality higher education and training even in remote and less developed rural and tribal areas.

A feature of the system is the orientation to take special care of the requirements, expectations and training needs of interested individuals, practising professionals and students. Thus, the ultimate goal of the Bhoj Open University is to provide higher education and training at the doorstep of the professionals, students and other seekers of education. In India, just 6.5% of school leavers go on to higher education, compared to 30% in developed countries, hence the MPBhoj Open University is working earnestly for making higher education more accessible.

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Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University Schools & Departments

  • School of Basic Science
  • School of Health Science
  • Institute of Information Technology
  • Department of Multimedia Education
  • Department of Special Education
  • Department of HACT
  • School of Management

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MP Bhoj Open University Courses Offered

S NoEventDate
1Start of online registration for admission30th January, 2019
2Last date for online application submission20th March, 2019
3Last date to receive hard copy of online application and supporting
documents at IIPS
26th March, 2019
4Announcement of shortlisted candidates for online admission test2nd April, 2019
5Issue of admit card7th April, 2019 - 13th April, 2019
6Date and time of Online Test15th April, 2019
7Declaration of selected candidate for admission ( First list )27th April, 2019
8Last date of fee payment for the first list candidates15th June, 2019
9Intimation to first waitlisted candidates20th June, 2019
10Last date of fee payment for first waitlisted candidates29th June, 2019
11Commencement of academic session11th July, 2019
SI.NoFieldsDuration Degree AwardedMedium of Instruction
Fields of Medicine Specialties
I.General Medicine / Pediatrics6 YearsMD ( Doctor of medicine ) / MBBSEnglish
II.Dentistry5 YearsBDS
IV.NursingDiploma - 2 Years
Bachelor degree - 4 Years
Bachelor of Nursing
Engineering Fields Specialization
I.Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Civil Engineering, Oil and Gas Engineering, Minning Engineering, Coal Engineering4 Years Bachelor of EngineeringEnglish
Fields of Economics
I.Business Administration, Economics, Accounting and Audits, International Economics Relations, International Relations4 Years Bachelor in Required fieldEnglish
Management Fields
I.Business Management, Economics Management, Hotel and Tourism Management, Hospitality Management.4 YearsBachelor of Management in required fieldEnglish
II. MBA ( Finance, Accounting, Economics, Hotel & Tourism, Marketing, General Administration )18 MonthsMBA ( Masters of Business Administration ) in specific field

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Bhoj Open University Bhopal Address

Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University,
Kolar Road,
Bhopal – 462016,
Telephone No : Office : 0755 – 2492093 ( O ),
Website :


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