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Pt Sundarlal Sharma University - [PSSOU], Bilaspur


Pt Sundarlal Sharma University - [PSSOU] is an open state university provides distance education established in 2005. It provide opportunities to all age group peoples to complete their higher education and help them pursue their career. It has a main goal to develop sundarlal Sharma university to reach an international standard of distance education. It provides Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diploma, PhD./M.Phil Courses in arts, commerce, humanities, and management streams. It also provide scholarships to the economically backward categories. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Pt Sundarlal Sharma University - [PSSOU], Bilaspur

Pt Sundarlal Sharma
  • About University
  • Important Facts and Figures
  • History
  • Achievements
  • Courses Offered
  • Infrastructure
  • FAQ

Table of Content
Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Open University (PSSOU)
is set in the City of Festivals' Bilaspur.
Established in 2005, Sundarlal Sharma University
is an autonomous public open state university
that provides distance education. Moreover, PSSOU
has recognition from University Grants Commission
(UGC), Distance Education Council (DEC), and the
National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). Pt
Sundarlal Sharma University focuses to provide
higher education opportunities to people of all
age groups, regardless of their professions.
However, it is in line with Gandhijis model of
grass-root democracy. In other words, the open
institute encourages the citizens to be active
and responsible citizens of the country.
Pt Sundarlal Sharma University
Year of Establishment 2005
University Address Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India
Chancellor Anusuiya Uikey
University Type Public State Open University
Approved By UGC, DEB, NCTE
Admission Criteria Entrance-based/Merit-based
Degree Offered Bachelors, Masters, Ph.D, PGDM, PG Diploma
Mode of Education Part time, Distance Education
On the 55th year (2005) of Republic Day, the
state government of Chhattisgarh laid the
foundation stone of PSSOU. As the names suggest,
it was named after the social reformer and
freedom fighter, Pandit Sundarlal Sharma.
Moreover, he is famous for the Canal Satyagraha,
or the Nahar Satyagraha.  As a matter of fact,
Sundarlal Sharma University was inaugurated by
the former Vice Prime Minister Lala Krishna
Advani. In addition to this, he was a member of
the opposition (MOP)  of Lok Sabha
Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Open University maintains
a good reputation among the open universities of
the state. Further, many renowned personalities
visited the PPSOU campus in the past. To name
some of them, Dr Raman Singh (Former Chief
Minister of Chhattisgarh), Shri Ajay Chandrakar
(Minister of Higher Education), Shri Amar Agrawal
(Minister of Finance), and others.
  • Bachelors Course
  • Pt Sundarlal University provides undergraduate
    admission across 10 subjects. Moreover, NCTE
    recognised the Bachelors of Education (B.ed)
    course in 2015..
  • Masters Courses
  • PSSOU offers many PG courses. But, the popular
    ones are Distance MBA and Distance BSc. Further,
    the open institute offers 15 PG courses to the
  • PhD./M.Phil Courses
  • PSSOU, as a matter of fact, PhD programs across
    many subjects, namely, English, Hindi, Education,
    Library Information Science, Political Science,
    Psychology, and Management.
  • Diploma Courses
  • Pt. Sundarlal Sharma University offers many short
    term diploma courses across multiple subjects.
    Besides this, PSSOU provides a Diploma in
    Education (D.ed) of two years..
  • .

Library Bastar University has a huge collection
of books and journals along with other digital
recourses. The students can access the digital
library with the help of the internet on campus.
Moreover, the books and digital references are
available for all the departments. The students
can access both e-books, e-journals and other
digital archives as well. There are more than
20000 books along with other international
journals as well.
  • Hostel
  • Bastar University has a separate hostel for boys
    and girls. Moreover, the hostel has basic
    facilities like Wi-fi, a bed, tables, along with
    a TV room. Additionally, both the hostels have a
    good security system for the students.
  • Other facilities
  • Bastar University has a medical centre, which is
    for minor casualties, however, the students are
    taken to the nearby if the case is rather
    serious. Moreover, the medical centre is open for
    all the students and faculty at any time of the
    day and at night as well.
  • Moreover, Bastar University has a smart classroom
    with various updated technologies which provide a
    relatively modern method of learning. The
    university also has a very big canteen facility
    providing healthy and hygienic food.

  • Placements
  • Bastar University placement record is almost
    100. A majority of the students are given job
    roles during the placement drive. Moreover, there
    are pre-placement talks and training that is held
    every year for the students.
  • Moreover, the placement of the students depends
    on the marks scored in their academics along with
    their prior exposure to live projects. There are
    several companies that participate in the
    placement drive every year.
  • Fee Structure
  • The fee structure in Bastar University varies to
    a large extent. There may be some variations in
    the fees with regard to the course as well as the
    level. For instance, the fee structure for Master
    of Agriculture Science, MA, and MSW is INR 9,860.
  • Moreover, the fee per year is INR 60,000 for the
    course of Masters of Business Administration.
    Other than that, for most of the undergraduate
    programs, the fee is around INR 23,000. As for
    Post-Graduate programs, the fee is around INR
  • PhD course fee structure also varies to some
    extent, for instance, for PhD in Forestry, the
    fee is INR 83,300.

FAQ Q1. What facilities are available at Bastar
University if I get admission for the PG
course? There are various facilities available at
Bastar University. Since most of the PG courses
are in the Bastar University campus itself, after
getting admissions for a PG course, the students
can access multiple facilities in it.
Additionally, the campus has a good library with
many reference books and journals. Q2.What is
the eligibility criteria for PG courses at Bastar
University? The eligibility criteria for most of
the PG courses at Bastar University is graduation
with a minimum mark of 50. The Bachelors degree
can be on any relevant stream. Q3.What is the
eligibility criteria for Bastar University
admission 2021? Bastar University admissions
criteria are entirely merit-based. For PG
courses, graduation in any discipline with a
minimum mark of 50 is required. However, for
Undergraduate programs, the eligibility criteria
is a minimum of 45 in their 10th and 12th grade.
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