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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…

HC directs UGC to respond to KSOU petition by Oct. 31
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HC directs UGC to respond to KSOU petition by Oct. 31

October 18, 2017

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court yesterday directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to respond to the petition filed by Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) by Oct. 31. The petition had stated that it (KSOU) had sought direction from the UGC to grant recognition for the University to offer courses under distant education scheme by direct…

Expert panel visits KSOU
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Expert panel visits KSOU

October 18, 2017

Mysuru: Two-members of the six-member Expert Committee set up by the State Government  to help the Karnataka State Open University get back UGC recognition, visited the KSOU yesterday. KSOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. B. Shivalingaiah, speaking to Star of Mysore, here this morning said, “Bangalore University Registrar Prof. B.K. Ravi and Prof. Krishnaraja of Institute of Economic…

KSOU will not be shut: Siddharamaiah
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KSOU will not be shut: Siddharamaiah

October 16, 2017

Mysuru: The State Government will not shut down Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), said Chief Minister Siddharamaiah here this morning. Speaking to media persons in front of his Ramakrishnanagar residence here, he said that he had written a letter to Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking his intervention in resolving the de-recognition issue. Stating that…

Marithibbegowda appeals CM to get back UGC recognition to KSOU
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Marithibbegowda appeals CM to get back UGC recognition to KSOU

October 15, 2017

Mysuru: Deputy Chairman of Legislative Council Marithibbegowda has appealed Chief Minister Siddharamaiah to take steps to get University Grants Commission (UGC) recognition for Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) for 2017-18 and drop any proposal to close KSOU. Marithibbegowda further stated in the appeal that the State Government as per the instruction of UGC had brought…

SOS to Prakash Javadekar: To save Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)
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SOS to Prakash Javadekar: To save Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

October 13, 2017

Bengaluru/Mysuru: The dubious imbroglio that has been haunting the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in Mysuru, which was derecognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) retrospectively from 2012-13 in  June 2015 citing blatant violation of norms, seems to have found some light at the end of the dark tunnel following a meeting with  Union HRD…

KSOU student writes to Prez seeking mercy killing
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KSOU student writes to Prez seeking mercy killing

October 11, 2017

Mysuru: A student of KSOU, who has been disappointed with the turn of events at the University, has sought euthanasia or mercy killing in a letter to the President of India. The youth is A.S. Nandeesh of Annahalli village of Malavalli Taluk in Mandya district. He has written that he has been extremely pained with…

Panel will look for ways to save KSOU: Minister
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Panel will look for ways to save KSOU: Minister

October 10, 2017

Bengaluru: Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in Mysuru will not shut down, said Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddy yesterday. That is a U-turn for the Minister, who had last week said the University may collapse and it will be developed as a Skill Training Centre. Following intense criticism and protests over his off-the-cuff remarks, Rayareddy…

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