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School of Sciences

Director : Dr. P. D. Pant, Professor

The School of Sciences was established in 2012 to impart quality education in various disciplines of science through Open and Distance Learning. The School offers degree courses in B.Sc. with different subject combinations and M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Geography and Environmental Science, besides Certificate and Diploma programmes. The school has developed its own study material (SLM) for both graduate and post-graduate programmes, which will be launched in 2020 onwards with semester mode. With the firm belief that practical is an essential parts of science education, the different departments of the school organize practical workshops other than mandatory counseling at various science study centers of the university to provide additional support to students. Under the guidance of Director, Prof P. D. Pant, the School of Sciences has become one of the main constituents of the University with a large number of science students.

The functions of the School:

  • Plan, develop and offer academic programmes at the diploma, undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral levels. 
  • Collaborate in the development of programmes/ courses with other universities.
  • Provide learner support using video lecture, radio talks, electronic media and ICT tools.
  • Participate in the development and monitoring of student support services.
  • Organize and participate in workshops, conferences and seminars.

Development of Self-Instructional Study Material (SLM)

The school has developed its own study material (SLM) for both graduate and post-graduate programmes, which will be launched in 2020 onwards with semester mode.


Department of  Botony

1- Dr. S.N.Ojha Assistant Professor
2- Dr. Pooja Juyal Assistant Professor (AC)
3- Dr. Kiritika Padaliya Assistant Professor (AC)
4- Dr. Prabha Bisht Dhoudiyal Assistant Professor (AC)
5- Dr. Pushpesh Joshi Assistant Professor (AC)

Department of  Chemistry

1- Dr. Shalini Singh Assistant Professor
2- Dr. Vinod Kumar Assistant Professor
3- Mr. Deep Prakash Assistant Professor
4- Dr. Charu Chandra Pant Assistant Professor (AC)
5- Dr. Ruchi Pande Assistant Professor (AC)

Department of  Mathematics

1- Dr. Arvind Bhatt Associate Professor
2- Dr. Jyoti Rani Assistant Professor
3- Dr. Kamlesh Bisht Assistant Professor (AC)
4- Dr. Shivangi Upadhyay Assistant Professor (AC)

Department of  Physics

1- Dr. Kamal Deolal Assistant Professor
2- Dr. Vishal Kumar Sharma Assistant Professor
3- Dr. Gauri Assistant Professor
4- Dr. Rajesh Mathpal Assistant Professor (AC)
5- Dr. Meenakshi Rana Assistant Professor (AC)

Department of  Zoology

1- Dr. Pravesh Kumar Sehgal Associate Professor
2- Dr. Shyam Singh Kunjwal Assistant Professor (AC)
3- Dr. Mukta Joshi Assistant Professor (AC)
4- Dr. Jaya Upreti Assistant Professor (AC)
5- Poornima Nainwal Assistant Professor (AC)

Programmes Offered


For Administrative enquiries:

Uttarakhand Open University

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

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