Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is an open university imparting distance education in eastern India.
It was established in 1997 to commemorate the birth centenary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. It has its headquarters at 1, Woodburn Park, Kolkata - 700020, once the residence of Netaji. Its medium of instruction are English and Bengali. Modeled on the Open University, UK and the IGNOU, it offers courses in different disciplines of taught graduate and post-graduate study and is one of the largest growing distance education universities in eastern India.
Chancellor: His Excellency Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal.
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Subha Shankar Sarkar
Registrar: Prof. Debesh Roy
Controller of Examinations: Mrs. Rokeya Ray
School of Science.
School of H&SS.
School of Education.
School of Vocational Studies.
Head Quarter of NSOU, DD-26, Sector-I, Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal-700064
The university functions from the following campuses:
Netaji Subhas Open University, DD-26, Sector I, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700064 (Headquarters of all administrative works)
Netaji Subhas Open University, 1st Floor, K2, Bidhan Nagar Fire Station, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700091 (School of Sciences, Publications, Online and Video-Conferencing Units)
Netaji Subhas Open University, 25/2, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata 700019 (School of Education)
Netaji Subhas Open University, 2nd Floor, 134/1, Meghnad Saha Sarani, Kolkata 700029 (School of Professional and Technological Studies, Office of the Controller of Examinations and Centre for Language Studies)
Regional Centre, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kalyani Ghoshpara, Kalyani—741235 (University's first eco-friendly green campus)
Netaji Subhas Open University, 24/8, Garcha 1st Lane, Kolkata 700019 (Transmission Centre of FM Channel Gyan Vani).
Ben Fish Bhavan, Salt Lake (another Print and Publication Section).
At present, the university is continuing its work with 141 Study Centres. In near future more study centres will be opened.