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Objectives of the University


  • Cater to the educational needs of the target groups through the open systems of learning.
  • Create skilled and knowledge based human resource for speedy upliftment and development of the State in particular.
  • Provide easy access to education to different sections of society, especially to those with seemingly geographical isolation and difficulty.
  • Promote national integration and integrated development of human personality.
  • Impart knowledge for awareness and skill development.
  • Promote research orientation in the present scenario of technology and development. and Disseminate knowledge through an innovative multi-media teaching-learning system.
  • Promote dissemination of learning and knowledge through distance education systems including the use of any communication technology to provide opportunities for higher education to a large segment of the population and shall in organizing its activities.


For Administrative enquiries:

Uttarakhand Open University

Behind Transport Nagar, Vishwavidyalaya Marg,
Haldwani (Nainital) 263139 Uttarakhand

Toll Free : 1800 180 4025
Operator : 05946-286000

Admissions : 05946286002

Book Distribution Unit : 05946-286001

Exam Section : 05946-286022

Fax : 05946-264232