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Finally, UGC grants recognition to 17 courses offered by KSOU
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Finally, UGC grants recognition to 17 courses offered by KSOU

Mysuru: Providing a major relief to lakhs of students who depend on distant learning, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has finally granted recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU). The UGC had issued a public notice dated 16.6.2015 informing the students not to seek admissions in KSOU since it is de-recognised with retrospective effect from…

KSOU VC confident of getting recognition in a week
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KSOU VC confident of getting recognition in a week

Academic year likely to begin from third week of July Mysuru: All decks are being cleared to see that Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) gets recognition to offer all non-technical courses from the current academic year. Except LLM Course, the 32 courses which KSOU has sought permission to start, are likely to get University Grants…

Recognition row: UGC to consider KSOU case tomorrow
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Recognition row: UGC to consider KSOU case tomorrow

KSOU Vice-Chancellor, officials leave to New Delhi; Open University ready to offer 35 courses Mysuru: Ending the uncertainty faced by lakhs of students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), the University Grants Commission (UGC) will soon grant recognition to its courses along with certain binding riders. A meeting of KSOU authorities and the UGC officials…

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…

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