KSOU Convocation Certificate Application 2023

Eligibility for Convocation

The upcoming 18th Annual Convocation of Karnataka State Open University will be held in June 2023. The following candidates are eligible to apply for the convocation:

  • Candidates who passed the Sep/Oct 2022 examinations
  • Candidates who passed in the 2019-20 July exam cycle or the 2020-21 January cycle
  • Recipients of Gold Medals, Cash Prizes, and Ph.D. awards
  • Candidates who completed Undergraduate or Postgraduate degrees in the Sep/Oct 2022 exam

How to Apply

Eligible candidates can apply online from 20th May 2023 onwards. The application form will be available on the official website www.ksoumysuru.ac.in. The last date to apply is 15th June 2023.

Applicants need to fill in the required details and pay the prescribed fee online. After applying, they can choose to collect the degree certificate in person or in absentia.

Fees and Mode of Receiving Certificates

Mode Fees and Process
In Person No fees. Candidates must attend convocation
In Absentia Pay fees online. Certificate sent via speed post

Candidates with pending examinations or awaiting final year class declaration must complete these formalities by 5th June 2023 to receive the degree certificate.

Documents Required

Candidates should have all their original marks cards ready before starting the online application process. These documents will be required to verify eligibility and academic details.

Latest Updates

Check the KSOU website regularly for the latest notifications regarding the 18th Annual Convocation 2023. Updates on schedule, venue, guest speakers, etc. will be provided shortly.


The KSOU online application for 18th Annual Convocation 2023 will start on 20th May 2023. Eligible candidates can apply latest by 15th June 2023 to graduate in person or in absentia. Applicants are advised to keep all academic documents handy before applying.


Q1: Who can apply for the KSOU convocation 2023?

A1: Candidates who have cleared their UG/PG exams in the Sep/Oct 2022 exam, 2019-20 July cycle, 2020-21 January cycle are eligible. Gold medal/prize winners can also apply.

Q2: What is the last date to submit the convocation form?

A2: The online submission portal will remain open until 15th June 2023.

Q3: How many modes are there to obtain the degree certificate?

A3: There are two modes - In Person and In Absentia. Fees applicable for only latter.

Q4: Can final semester students whose results are awaited apply?

A4: No, only candidates who have cleared all exams and met degree requirements can apply.

Q5: Will late applications be accepted?

A5: No late or offline applications will be permitted beyond the stipulated last date.

Q6: When will the next KSOU convocation be held?

A6: The upcoming Annual Convocation is scheduled for June 2023. Dates will be announced soon.


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