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KSOU: Will PM constitute a special commission?
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KSOU: Will PM constitute a special commission?

Sir, KSOU has been in the news in recent days. On Sept. 28, Higher Education Minister announced the possible closing of KSOU. On Oct. 2, former Education Minister S.A. Ramdas assured the students of KSOU that he would not allow its closure. However, neither of them have announced how they would come to the help…

KSOU fate hangs in balance: Special Board of Management meets
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KSOU fate hangs in balance: Special Board of Management meets

Mysuru: Amidst growing concern regarding the future of lakhs of students studying in the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), following de-recognition of courses, the Special Board of Management (BoM), met here this morning and decided to upload the application online for 2018-19 on the University Grants Commission (UGC) website by this evening and file a…

Will not let closure of KSOU: Former Minister S.A. Ramdas
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Will not let closure of KSOU: Former Minister S.A. Ramdas

Mysuru: Maintaining that Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is one of the premier Universities offering Distance Education to thousands of students, former Minister S.A. Ramdas has asserted that he would not allow closure of the University for any reason. Addressing a press meet at Patrakarthara Bhavan here yesterday, Ramdas said that the KSOU must not…

Minister hints at closure of KSOU
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Minister hints at closure of KSOU

Bengaluru: With the University Grants Commission (UGC) refusing to renew the recognition of Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy has hinted at closure of the Open University. Addressing a press meet at his chamber in Vidhana Soudha here this morning, Rayareddy said that in the absence of recognition, it had…

KSOU recognition still a mirage: Additional Chief Secretary Ratna Prabha tweets about delay
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KSOU recognition still a mirage: Additional Chief Secretary Ratna Prabha tweets about delay

Mysuru: There are conflicting signals for the much-harried students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) even as Chief Minister Siddharamaiah blamed the previous Vice-Chancellors  (VCs) for the mess and Additional Chief Secretary Ratna Prabha tweeted yesterday that the recognition to the Open University would be delayed and there was every possibility of it not getting…

Consumer Court asks KSOU to pay Rs. 2 lakh to student
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Consumer Court asks KSOU to pay Rs. 2 lakh to student

Mysuru: A former student of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysuru, has sued the University in a city Consumer Court for issuing an unrecognised degree. The Court has now directed the University to pay Rs. 2 lakh as compensation to the student. R. Roopasree, a resident of Nanjangud, filed a case against KSOU at the…

KSOU fake marks card scam: Three temporary employees dismissed
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KSOU fake marks card scam: Three temporary employees dismissed

Mysuru: The KSOU has dismissed three temporary employees for their alleged involvement in the fake marks card scam which came to light over a month ago. The dismissed employees are Lokesh, Prashanth and Harsha. The CCB Police had arrested the trio along with KSOU Office Superintendent Chandrashekar on Aug.24 in connection with the scam.

MGP urges PM to end KSOU students’ woes
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MGP urges PM to end KSOU students’ woes

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….

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