MGP urges PM to end KSOU students’ woes

MGP urges PM to end KSOU students’ woes

August 30, 2017

Mysuru: Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set up a Commission to find ways to help the students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), who are suffering for no fault of theirs since the past two-and-a-half years.

In a letter to the PM dated August 26, 2017, MGP Secretary Dr. M.M. Shenoi has urged him to set up a Commission with a retired Supreme Court or High Court Judge, a retired Vice-Chancellor and an activist lawyer to look into the grievances of the students who are waiting to get their degree certificates.

Shenoi has demanded that the Commission should submit their recommendations in one month, which should be implemented in two months. “KSOU had UGC recognition till 2012-13, which they failed to renew when it expired. As a result of de-recognition by UGC, lakhs of students all over India have become the victims of KSOU’s negligence. Since KSOU’s web page continued to show that it has the recognition by UGC, students continued to apply for admissions paying fees, and appearing for examinations. However, when it was too late, they realised that KSOU had lost recognition,” said Dr. Shenoi.

When MGP issued a press note asking KSOU students to send details on how they have suffered because of the negligence (some may even say outright fraud by KSOU) we got many such complaints — one even from Dubai. It was sad to read how students have suffered. Students waiting for promotions are denied promotion, those who want to go for higher studies are denied admissions, those who got jobs lost their jobs, etc. Many had paid money for degrees and certificates, which are now worthless, he has stated in the letter.

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“When you are promoting ‘Skill India’ mission, it is of absolute urgency that universities like KSOU should function in a professional way. Your establishing a Commission like the one we are suggesting will restore confidence in students to seek higher degrees. We are optimistic that you will come to the rescue of lakhs of KSOU students so that they can join your efforts in creating New India as you announced recently from the Red Fort,” said Dr. Shenoi in the letter to the PM.

4 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “MGP urges PM to end KSOU students’ woes”

  1. ksou Act-1992 के अंतर्गत कर्नाटका स्टेट ओपेन यूनिवरसिटी कर्नाटका ,कर्नाटका स्टेट के बाहर STUDY CETRE खोले मेँ सक्षम थी, मगर राज्य सरकार ने ksou Act में संशोधन कर दिया, जिससे KSOU को कर्नाटका तक ही सीमित कर दिया। 2015 में KSOU ने आठवे सेमेस्टर के exam डेट घोषित करके परीक्षाएँ नहीं ली, जबकि कोर्ट ने EXAM कराने की सहमति दी थी, छात्रो का अमूल्य समय निकल गया, धन भी बर्बाद हुआ ,अभी भी समय है जिन B॰TECH स्टूडेंट्स के आठवें (अंतिम) सेमेस्टर के EXAM रोक दिये थे जल्दी से करवाने की ब्यवस्था करें। जिससे हजारों छात्रों का भविषय बर्बाद होने से बच जाय।


  2. Prasad says:

    Please PM do something very urgently we are moving in the dark zone . Our future is in your hands now please please request you to support young blood of India . Who are talented and trust you so please help us from
    This situation.


  3. Ravinder says:

    Chander parkash bhai jo aap court wali bat kr rhe ho uski case details de sko to acha hoga ya koi bhi jisne court me case dala ho please apni details meri id pr bhej Do maine case dala h high court me uni. And ugc k against

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