<b>Effectiveness of Online Teaching in Higher Education during Covid19 Pandemic in Mysore</b> As Covid19 entered the world in the beginning of 2020, India also witnessed rising number of cases as of huge population next to china. As a safety measure against Covid 19 pandemic, as per the government order, university announced holidays for the students from 16 march 2020. Colleges were shut from long time, didn’t even conduct the examination for the first and second year of UG course and first year of PG course. Only final year students appeared for the exams with so much of worry and fear. though Covid 19 started spreading rapidly educationist did not stop teaching . Teachers explored new way of teaching by learning new technology and continue to engage students during pandemic. The universities are meant for traditional teaching ,adopted to online teaching as per the guidelines of UGC. An attempt is made to study to measure the effectiveness of online teaching to university students in Mysore district. around 550 students are surveyed through Google forms and responses are analysed and presented in this paper. Covid19, Pandemic, mask, social distancing, students, university 1-4 Issue-2 Volume-5 Dr. Amulya. M