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UGC recognition for KSOU likely this year
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UGC recognition for KSOU likely this year

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is at last likely to get recognition for all its courses for the academic year 2018-19. The University Grants Commission (UGC), in a letter dated June 6, has stated that it is likely to consider the application of KSOU regarding recognition of the courses starting from this academic…

Third zero year in KSOU cause for concern
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Third zero year in KSOU cause for concern

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), which imparted education to lakhs of students through distant education mode, has had three zero years (2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18). This was because the University Grants Commission (UGC) withdrew recognition through a public notice in June 2015 which stopped new admissions to the University. Since then KSOU has…

KSOU faculty among two arrested for protest against Police
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KSOU faculty among two arrested for protest against Police

Mysuru:  An Assistant Professor of the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is among the two persons arrested for preventing Police from discharging their duties. The other person arrested has been identified as Naveen, an employee of an automobile showroom. Appaji Gowda, an Assistant Professor of KSOU’s Anthropology Department, on Friday had teamed up with a…

Apex Court stays order to compensate KSOU’s Kerala students
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Apex Court stays order to compensate KSOU’s Kerala students

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the order issued to the Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) to pay compensation of Rs. 3 lakh each to the students for discontinuing its various educational programmes from August 2014, in Kerala. A Bench of Justices S.A. Bobde and L. Nageswara Rao issued notice to Brainnet and…

SC stay a big relief, says KSOU VC
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SC stay a big relief, says KSOU VC

Mysuru: The Supreme Court staying the order issued to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) by the Kerala High Court to pay compensation of Rs. 3 lakh each to the students for discontinuing its various educational programmes from August, 2014 in Kerala has come as a big  relief to KSOU. Speaking to Star of Mysore, KSOU…

HC asks UGC to expedite decision on KSOU plea
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HC asks UGC to expedite decision on KSOU plea

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court has ordered the University Grants Commission (UGC) to grant recognition at the earliest to the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in the academic year 2018-19 itself. The UGC had filed a writ appeal with the Division Bench, questioning the order of the Single Bench regarding recognition to KSOU. The matter…

Prof. Rangappa elected Indian Science Congress President
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Prof. Rangappa elected Indian Science Congress President

Mysuru: Former Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore and Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and Scientist Prof. K.S. Rangappa has been elected as President of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) for the year 2019 with a thumping majority. His selection was announced at the General Body Meeting of the Indian Science Congress held at Manipur’s capital…

KSOU Registrar transferred
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KSOU Registrar transferred

Mysuru: The State Government on Monday transferred KSOU Registrar Prof. Chandrashekar to Bengaluru. Following his transfer, Prof. Chandrashekar took charge as the Principal of SKSJTI (Sri Krishnarajendra Silver Jubilee Technological Institute) at Bengaluru. Prof. Chandrashekar, who was appointed as KSOU Registrar only in April 2017, had strived for getting UGC re-recognition to the Open University….

Paper & Poster Presentation
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Paper & Poster Presentation

Mysuru: Knowledge and work are not separate, it must be the principle that needs to be inculcated in our contemporary education system, said former Academic Dean, Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Dr. Vikram Raje Urs. He was delivering the inaugural address at the 4th Annual Paper Presentation, organised by the Department of English, St. Joseph’s…

Government order to benefit KSOU students of 2013-14 and 2014-15
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Government order to benefit KSOU students of 2013-14 and 2014-15

Mysuru: Bringing relief to a section of students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), the State Government is said to have issued an order to the University to issue certificates and marks cards to students who had enrolled during 2013-14 and 2014-15. The Varsity had stopped admission of new students from 2015-16 after the UGC…

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