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Coaching for competitive exam begins at KSOU Centre
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Coaching for competitive exam begins at KSOU Centre

May 16, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. Somanath G. Patne, State Deputy Secretary of PWD, inaugurated the 50-day competitive exam training programme organised by Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) at Kaveri auditorium, Muktagangothri, on Hunsur Road in city on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Somanath said that there is a misconception that KPSC and UPSC exams are tough nuts…

Prathap Simha’s comment on KSOU ‘Vokkaliga Certificate’ angers academicians
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Prathap Simha’s comment on KSOU ‘Vokkaliga Certificate’ angers academicians

April 4, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Incumbent Mysuru-Kodagu MP Prathap Simha’s re-mark directed at Congress candidate M. Lakshmana, questioning and likening his ‘Vokkaliga caste certificate’ to those issued by KSOU, has drawn criticism from academicians. Speaking to the media after BJP candidate Yaduveer Wadiyar filed his nomination yesterday, Simha criticised Lakshmana’s candidacy. He highlighted Lakshmana’s habit of making uncivilised comments,…

‘Distance learning crucial for human capital development: Justice B.R. Patil
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‘Distance learning crucial for human capital development: Justice B.R. Patil

March 3, 2024

KSOU awards degrees to 7,869 students, 30 gold medals, 37 cash prizes during 19th convocation Mysore/Mysuru: Open and distance education plays a crucial role in the development of human capital, providing avenues for individuals to acquire knowledge, skills, and opportunities for personal and professional advancement, stated Karnataka Lokayukta Justice B.S. Patil. He was delivering the…

Create awareness on child rights among parents: DC
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Create awareness on child rights among parents: DC

February 11, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner Dr. K.V. Rajendra has said that awareness should be created among parents about issues like child marriage and rights of children like education, health and others. Dr. Rajendra was speaking as the chief guest at a one-day training programme ‘Child Related Laws (Makkalige Sambhandisida Kanoonugalu)’ organised jointly by the Directorate of Child…

Civil services exam coaching concludes
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Civil services exam coaching concludes

February 1, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The valedictory of the 50-day coaching camp for Civil services and KAS exams organised by the Competitive Exams Coaching Centre of KSOU(Karnataka State Open University) was held at Cauvery auditorium in Muktagangothri campus, on Hunsur road in city, this morning. Speaking on the topic ‘Exam Preparations’, Hunsur Assistant Commissioner Mohammed Harris Sumer said that …

 ‘Artificial Intelligence need of the hour for Indian education system’
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 ‘Artificial Intelligence need of the hour for Indian education system’

January 1, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka State Higher Education Council Vice-President Prof. S.R. Niranjana has opined, “Indian Education System must adopt all modern technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI).” Prof. Niranjana was speaking at an international conference about changes needed for sustained development as per global model, organised at Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)’s Kaveri auditorium, on Vinoba Road in…

State-level Poetry Festival held
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State-level Poetry Festival held

December 22, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that poetry has the power to change the world, KSOU faculty Dr. Kavitha Rai said lack of sensitivity among poets will render the poetry written by them as ‘Alaapa’,  which means it lacks in rhythmic pulse. She was speaking after inaugurating ‘Sanviti Kannada Kavya Sambhrama’, a State-level Poetry Festival organised by city’s Sanviti…

Khader Pasha relieved as KSOU Finance Officer
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Khader Pasha relieved as KSOU Finance Officer

November 12, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: After over seven years of service in the city-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Khader Pasha, the Finance Officer at KSOU, has been relieved of his post on Friday, on charges of financial irregularities and functional lapses. He has been relieved following a letter written by Sheetal M. Hiremath, Under-Secretary of Higher Education Department,…

‘Be confident to achieve success’
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‘Be confident to achieve success’

October 31, 2023

Arunachal Pradesh IAS Officer Amarnath R. Talwade at valedictory of KSOU Competitive Examination Training Centre coaching camp Mysore/Mysuru: Amarnath R. Talwade, IAS Officer and Secretary of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Arunachal Pradesh, gave a clarion call to the students to develop confidence of being eligible to achieve success in this competitive era. Participating in…

Retired KSOU Professor stages protest for pension
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Retired KSOU Professor stages protest for pension

October 29, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the KSOU authorities of showing apathy in resolving his pension issue, Prof. M. Rangaswamy, a retired Kannada  Professor of city-based KSOU, staged a solo stir in the Office of the KSOU Vice-Chancellor here on Friday. Prof. Rangaswamy had retired from KSOU in July 2022. Alleging that he had not been paid pension for…

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