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Institute of Distance Education And e-Learning

Institute of Distance Education And e-Learning (IDEAL) is the division of Genesis Education, a fifteen year old trusted and established name in the field of Education Guidance having its registered office in Greater Noida. IDEAL is specialized in admission guidance to students in various courses all over India and abroad. We provide our clients with the right choices to set them on a rewarding future by obtaining world-class qualifications through Regular, Online and Distance Education mode. IDEAL is a name to reckon with when it comes to offer the best Education Guidance. We provide counseling to the students regarding every aspect of education. We have a team of experts which gives proper advice for selecting Courses, Colleges and Universities that are suitable to students and keep them aware of the latest in the regular, online and distance education world.

IDEAL firmly believe in customer service to the students and our client institutions. Our strongly student centered approach to counseling means, we give students the fullest possible information on the all available options to help them make sensible decisions.

Education is the first step towards a promising future, and one of the largest investments one will ever make. Be it college, graduate school, business school, law school or medical school-our expert advice and counselling will help our clients maximize their admissions prospects.

About Karnataka State Open University

IDEAL is the authorized information and counseling Centre of NARD, the global channel partner of KARNATAKA STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY, one of the biggest and most trusted name in the field of distance education in India. NARD is authorized to provide Support / Guidance / Establishment of counseling, admission and information Centre of KSOU University anywhere in India.

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) was established on 1st June 1996 with the assent of H.E. Governor of Karnataka as a full-fledged University in the academic year 1996 vide Government notification no ED 1 UOV 95 dated 12th February 1996 (KSOU Act – 1992). The act was promulgated with the object to incorporate an Open University at the State level for the introduction and promotion of Open University and Distance Education systems in the education pattern of the State and for the Co-ordination and determination of standard of such systems.

With the virtue of KSOU Act of 1992, Karnataka State Open University is empowered to establish, maintain or recognize Colleges, Regional Centres and Study Centres at such places in Karnataka and may also open outside Karnataka at such places as it deems fit.

Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi, has accorded recognition to Karnataka State Open University, Mysore for offering Programmes / Courses approved by the Statutory bodies of the University. Karnataka State Open University is a recognized University of Distance Education Council under the agies of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) (Revised notification F. No. DEC/OU/Recog./2008). Karnataka State Open University is a regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi since 1999 (No. EV/11(80)/99/203935-4172). Karnataka State Open University is a permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, United Kingdom since 1999. Its member code is: ZKASOPENUINI.

Karnataka State Open University is a permanent member of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China since 1999.Karnataka State Open University has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Vancouver, Canada since 2003. COL is an intergovernmental organization created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning / distance education knowledge, resources and technologies.


Because Distance Education is an opportunity to learn at the speed, pace and convenience of the Learner. Distance Education has brought education to the doorstep of the learner, and opened paths for progression to all. Time and distance, are thus, no longer the constraints in learning which is a lifelong process. Distance Education is no longer the second choice, but, is a preferred mode of education of an individual.

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