Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University

State Universities

 Ahmedabad, Gujarāt, India


Basic details

Established On

About University

The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU) was established by the Act No.14 of 1994 passed by the Gujarat State Legislature, and assented to by the Governor of Gujarat on 27th July, 1994. The BAOU is the seventh Open University in the country in terms of their establishment. The University offers 72 programmes with an enrolment of more than 1,00,000 learners. The headquarters of the university is located at Ahmedabad. The University has established Regional Centre on the campus of South Gujarat University, Rajkot and has initiated the process of another establishing Regional centre on the campus of North Gujarat University, Patan.



Women, particularly house-wivesPeople engaged in different services, business or agriculture,People living in rural and remote areas,People belonging to Scheduled Tribes, Schedule Caste, Nomadic Tribes and Socially Educationally Backward Class,Persons deprived of higher education in young age and aspiring to improve their qualifications now



In order to reach these unadvantaged groups due to educational, economical, social, geographical and other circumstances, the BAOU has so far launched academic programs for all the “less educated”, “educated” and “higher educated” groups.


Contact Details

Vice Chancellor

Dr Manoj Soni


9 , Govt. Bunglow,Shahibag, Ahmedabad-380 003 Gujarat

Phone Numbers


Fax Numbers

91 -079-27663750

Contact Email