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KSOU: CM Siddharamaiah asks officers to seek legal opinion
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KSOU: CM Siddharamaiah asks officers to seek legal opinion

December 9, 2017

Bengaluru: In a bid to resolve the KSOU row, in which the fate of lakhs of students hangs in the balance, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah held a meeting with State Chief Secretary K. Ratna Prabha and other officials at his official residence ‘Cauvery’ here yesterday morning. During the meeting, Siddharamaiah directed the officials to seek legal…

Issue marks cards to KSOU students, Panel tells Government
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Issue marks cards to KSOU students, Panel tells Government

December 2, 2017

Bengaluru: An Expert Committee constituted to look into the issues of the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is learnt to have recommended to the State Government to immediately issue marks cards to 96,000-odd students who have completed their Graduate and Post-Graduate courses after 2012. The Committee, which submitted its report to the Government on Nov….

High Court directs KSOU to admit students directly
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High Court directs KSOU to admit students directly

November 22, 2017

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court yesterday directed the UGC to pass an order by Dec. 11 on KSOU’s request for recognition to commence non-technical degree courses for 2017-18 by making in-house admissions without academic collaboration with private institutions. The Court also directed KSOU officials to meet UGC officials on Nov. 27 in Delhi and put…

KSOU to get back recognition soon
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KSOU to get back recognition soon

November 20, 2017

Mysuru: Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and H.N. Ananthakumar have assured  former Minister S.A. Ramdas of taking measures for renewal of recognition of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) by the UGC. Ramdas, who met the two Union Ministers at a seminar organised at BMS Engineering College in Bengaluru recently, apprised them of the problems that KSOU…

KSOU deadlock: Will it ever be resolved?
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KSOU deadlock: Will it ever be resolved?

November 20, 2017

Sir, It is very sad to note that one more life is lost due to the cumulative effect of irresponsible acts of commission and omission by successive management personnel in Karnataka State Open University – KSOU (SOM dated Nov. 18). As one who has witnessed from close quarters the goings on at the KSOU, formerly…

KSOU de-recognition: Bengaluru girl ends life
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KSOU de-recognition: Bengaluru girl ends life

November 18, 2017

Bengaluru: A Bengaluru girl has ended her life following de-recognition of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) courses by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Sanjana, a resident of Vijayanagar’s Gangadar Layout, Bengaluru, who was doing Animation Course in KSOU, is the unfortunate girl who committed suicide. As she had failed in second PUC, she had joined…

The plight of KSOU students and my own predicament
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The plight of KSOU students and my own predicament

November 11, 2017

Sir, Reading the plight of KSOU students, I am reminded of my own predicament with the University authorities some 60 years back. While in the case of KSOU students, it is corruption and irregular admission of students by the authorities, in my case it was the dictatorial attitude of a Vice-Chancellor. Irrespective of the reason,…

Ex-VCs Forum suggests ‘Proficiency Test’ for KSOU students
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Ex-VCs Forum suggests ‘Proficiency Test’ for KSOU students

November 5, 2017

Mysuru: The Forum of Former Vice Chancellors of Karnataka (FVCK), expressing serious concern about the plight of lakhs of students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), has come out with a few solutions to mitigate the problems and has suggested ‘Proficiency Test’ for students. In a statement, the Secretary of the Forum Dr. R.N. Sreenivasa…

Two women members nominated to KSOU Board
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Two women members nominated to KSOU Board

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Even as the imbroglio of giving recognition to the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) continues, a few other things however, are being set right. The State Government had earlier nominated only male members to the KSOU Board of Management (BoM) and this anomaly was brought to its notice. Rectifying it, it has nominated two…

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