University: Vardhman Mahaveer Open University
Address: Rawatbhata Rd, Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Akelgarh, Kota, Rajasthan 324021
Phone: 0744 279 7000
Chancellor: Governor, State of Rajasthan
Courses: B.A., B.Com, B.J., B.Lib.I.Sc., B.Sc., BCA, M.A., MBA/PGDM, MBBS, MCA
University Type: Public
Founded Year: 23 July 1987
Vice-chancellor: Ashok Sharma
Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU or previously known as Kota Open University, renamed through a Gazette notification by the Government of Rajasthan on 21st September 2002) came into being in 1987 as a pioneering institution for open learning in Rajasthan.
Under the effort to help students in teaching-learning process, the VMOU opens study centres mainly in the academic institution of higher learning wherever possible and use the premises on holidays and in off hours.