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International Conference on  “Gut-Brain-Health: Connections” held
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International Conference on “Gut-Brain-Health: Connections” held

November 10, 2021

Mysuru: The two-day International Conference on “Gut-Brain-Health: Connections” jointly organised by KSOU and CSIR-CFTRI recently, aimed to explore how gut micro-biota influences our mind, health and vice-versa. This conference was organised as part of the silver jubilee celebrations of KSOU. Prof. S. Vidyashankar, Vice-Chancellor, KSOU; Prof.Sridevi Annapurna Singh, Director, CFTRI; Dr. Prakash Halami, Chief Scientist…

UGC pay scale to 22 permanent teachers
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UGC pay scale to 22 permanent teachers

October 4, 2021

KSOU asked to maintain status quo as per HC order Mysore/Mysuru: The Department of Higher Education has asked the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) to maintain status quo regarding disbursing UGC pay scale and allied benefits for 22 permanent lecturers (confirmed in 2017) till the High Court decides on the issue. Any decision on salary…

Journalist Ramesh Uthappa’s four books to be released on Oct.4
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Journalist Ramesh Uthappa’s four books to be released on Oct.4

October 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Journalist Ithichanda Ramesh Uthappa’s four books focusing on the mysteries of the elephant world will be released at a programme jointly organised by KSOU, Karnataka Forest Department, Wildlife Conservation Foundation and Bengaluru’s Akshara Mantapa Prakashana, at KSOU’s Cauvery auditorium in Mukthagangothri campus here at 3 pm on Oct.4. The books to be released are:…

KSOU to sign MoU with New York University for skill training
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KSOU to sign MoU with New York University for skill training

October 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In what is perhaps the first such initiative in the State, city based KSOU (Karnataka State Open University) will sign an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with USA based New York University (NYU) to offer training in skill development.  Announcing this after inaugurating a meeting of Co-ordinators of KSOU Learners Support Centres at Cauvery Auditorium…

KSOU offers 31 courses through online
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KSOU offers 31 courses through online

September 22, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Marking its Silver Jubilee Year celebrations, the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has introduced 31 online courses, including 11 on Science subjects. Speaking to Star of Mysore, KSOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Vidyashankar said that though the Open University suffered a setback a couple of years ago as the UGC had stopped recognition of courses,…

KSOU Vice-Chancellor meets Governor Gehlot
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KSOU Vice-Chancellor meets Governor Gehlot

August 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Prof. S. Vidyashankar met Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, who is also the Chancellor of Universities in Karnataka, at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Prof. Vidyashankar had a detailed discussion with him over the  Silver Jubilee Celebrations of  the Open University.  The VC explained Gehlot over the preparations for…

Issuance of degrees to 2012-13 batch: Vedike launches postcard campaign against KSOU
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Issuance of degrees to 2012-13 batch: Vedike launches postcard campaign against KSOU

August 4, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the city-based KSOU (Karnataka State Open University) of making moves to issue degrees to 77,000 students of 2012-13 batch of its now terminated Academic Collaborative Institutions in violation of  UGC/DEC (University Grants Commission/ Distance Education Council) orders,  Karnataka Rajya Hindulida Vargagala Jagrutha Vedike, held a postcard (addressed to Karnataka Governor) campaign in front…

In a first, KSOU’s CET coaching begins today
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In a first, KSOU’s CET coaching begins today

July 29, 2021

A nominal sum of Rs. 1,000 is being charged for the 30-day online course Mysore/Mysuru: Competing with private colleges and Universities, Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has forayed into Common Entrance Test (CET) coaching to make its presence felt in the undergraduate (UG) technical education scene. The 30-day online CET course began today (July…

KSOU strikes gold in Silver Jubilee year
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KSOU strikes gold in Silver Jubilee year

July 14, 2021

29,000 take admission; UGC approves 11 new courses including M.Sc R&D centre, data centre to make KSOU a secure, one-stop digital learning institute Mysore/Mysuru: On its 25th anniversary (Silver Jubilee) this year, the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has announced that the University Grants Commission has granted approval to start 11 new courses. “This is…

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