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MGP to take up cases of student-victims of KSOU
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MGP to take up cases of student-victims of KSOU

To approach PM’s Office to set up a Commission Mysuru: The report of Justice K. Bhakthavatsala shows that students who were admitted to MPhil, PhD, BE, BTech, MTech, Diploma in Engineering and other technical professional programmes of the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) are facing severe problems since the degrees are not recognised. Despite warnings…

Panel to look into fake marks card racket: Doubts about the Committee as both VC and Registrar on leave
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Panel to look into fake marks card racket: Doubts about the Committee as both VC and Registrar on leave

Mysuru: KSOU has constituted a 12-member teachers’ committee to look into admission, marks card printing, valuation, coding and decoding, custodians of confidential papers and convocation. In an agreement with a Mumbai-based company IEM the work was entrusted to them in 2013. However, nearly 60,000 to 70,000 marks cards printed by them has been cancelled as…

KSOU students threaten stir
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KSOU students threaten stir

Mysuru: Even as the KSOU fake marks card racket is making news, the aggrieved students of the same institution are up in arms threatening to launch an agitation if the recognition to the University is not restored immediately. It may be recalled that the recognition to the KSOU had been withdrawn since the last four…

Fake marks card row: Four more arrested
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Fake marks card row: Four more arrested

Mysuru: The City Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths arrested four more accused allegedly involved in fake marks card racket. The accused have been identified as Prajwal, a temporary employee of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and Kishan, both residents of Gokulam, Sagar, resident of Kolar and Menon, a resident of Mahadevapura in Mysuru. With this, the…

Woman held in fake marks card racket
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Woman held in fake marks card racket

Mysuru: The City Crime Branch (CCB) Police have busted a fake marks card racket. This incident came to light with the arrest of a woman from whom the Police recovered hundreds of fake marks cards. The arrested is Yashaswini, 45, resident of Gokulam. Including the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), fake marks cards of several…

Appointed KSOU Dean
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Appointed KSOU Dean

Mysuru: Dr. Mahadevi, Professor of the Department of Studies in History, Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysuru, has been appointed as Dean (Academic) of the Open University. The post had fallen vacant following the retirement of Dr. A. Somashekar on superannuation on April 30, following which Dean (Study Centre) Dr. D.T. Basavaraj was given the…

KSOU derecognition: VC to meet UGC officials
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KSOU derecognition: VC to meet UGC officials

Mysuru: Hopes for gaining recognition of distance education courses offered by the Karnataka State Open University was renewed with the visit of its Vice-Chancellor to New Delhi where he is expected to meet top University Grants Commission (UGC) officials. KSOU VC Prof. D. Shivalingaiah will leave for New Delhi tomorrow to attend the All India…

New Board Members for KSOU
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New Board Members for KSOU

Mysuru: Five new members have been nominated to KSOU Board of Management.  They include  K.S. Shivaramu and M.H. Chandrashekar from Mysuru, Rachaiah from Chamarajanagar, Ramanna Salabhavi from Yalburgi in Koppal and Hazrat Ali F. Goravakolla from Dharwad. However, it is reliably learnt that the list is not final, as only male members have been nominated,…

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