The Global Open University
 The University

The Global Open University, Nagaland (A State University established by the Government of Nagaland) has been legislated by the Nagaland State Legislative Assembly under The Global Open University Act 2006 (Act 3 of 2006) which received the assent of the Governor of Nagaland on 30th August 2006 and was notified vide Notification number Law/Act-10/2006 on 18th September 2006. The provisions of The Global Open University Act 2006 were published in the Nagaland Official Gazette on 18th September 2006 for general information.

Recognition by the University Grants Commission, MHRD, Government of India

The Global Open University Nagaland is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Global Open University, Nagaland is empowered to award degrees as defined under Section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.

Recognition by the Distance Education Council
The Distance Education Council, New Delhi has recognised The Global Open University, Nagaland for one year vide letter DEC/GOU/NGL/Recog/2008/8685 dated 2nd June 2008 issued by the Director, DEC. The application for the renewal and extension of recognition with strong recommendations of the Government of Nagaland has already been made to the Distance Education Council.

Campuses of the University
The Global Open University, Nagaland has established three campuses with headquarters at Dimapur and with main campuses at Wokha and Kohima.

Dimapur Campus : The Honíble Chief Minister of Nagaland Mr. Neiphiu Rio inaugurated the Headquarters of the University at Dimapur on the occasion of World Environment Day, 5th June 2007 and allotted the Youth Hostel Complex of the Government of Nagaland for running job oriented and vocational courses at Bachelorís, Masterís and Doctoral levels. The University has already acquired 100 acres (approx.) of land through the State Government for the Headquarters and the City Campus at Dimapur.

Wokha Campus : The Honíble Minister for Higher Education, Government of Nagaland, Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu inaugurated Wokha Campus of the University on 29th May 2007. The University is situated at Orchid Hills, Wokha with a view to catering to the growing needs for conducting distance education programmes for young boys and girls besides the government employees. A Committee has been constituted for locating land for its permanent campus at Wokha under the existing land acquisition rules in Nagaland.

Kohima Campus : The Global Open University, Nagaland is conducting different programmes from its Kohima Campus situated at Pezielietsie Colony on High School Road. The meetings of the Governing Council, the Executive Council and other Bodies of The Global Open University are also held periodically in this campus for designing a masterplan paradigm for strengthening the cause of distance and virtual education in India in general and Nagaland in particular.

The Global Open University, Nagaland has envisaged an action plan for improving the quality of education in India. The University is conducting more than 150 programmes with a view to vocationalising the existing careers of the young boys and girls aspiring to become job givers rather than job seekers. The University has also planned to help other universities by providing them the appropriate technologies of instructional material preparation, development and training for enabling them to serve in an optimum manner for launching job oriented and employment centric courses in the country.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Dimapur Headquarters
The Global Open University Nagaland
Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39
Dimapur - 797115, Nagaland
UNIVERSITY Helpline at Dimapur

In pursuance to streamline the different works, activities, assignments and queries of the students, the following phone numbers have been put into action for necessary communication with the students and others :

University Phone Numbers


Electronic mail
General Information:

The preference and order of usage of Post and Commercial Couriers for correspondence by the students are as follows :

A. Indian Post
B. Commercial Couriers
(i) Professional Couriers
      (ii) Trackon Couriers
      (III) Overnight Express

Kohima Address

The Global Open University Nagaland
Opp. Veterinary Hospital
Pezielietsie Colony
Kohima - 797001, Nagaland

UNIVERSITY Helpline at Kohima

Tel.: 0370-2260573
Fax: 0370-2260569


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