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KSOU students threaten to disrupt BJP’s Parivartana Yatra in city
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KSOU students threaten to disrupt BJP’s Parivartana Yatra in city

Mysuru: The aggrieved students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) have threatened to lay siege to the ‘Parivartana Yatra,’ being organised by the BJP in Mysuru on Jan.25 if the UGC (University Grant Commission) does not grant recognition to the University. The aggrieved students, led by A.S. Nandeesh, Muneer Pasha, Naveen and R. Veeregowda, were…

KSOU recognition: High Court orders issuance of notice to UGC Secretary
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KSOU recognition: High Court orders issuance of notice to UGC Secretary

Bengaluru: The High Court of Karnataka has ordered issuance of notice to Prakash Kumar Thakur, Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, on a contempt of court petition, which alleged that the UGC failed to grant recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) to start non-technical in-house courses for the 2017-18 academic year. A Division…

KSOU to file contempt case against UGC in High Court
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KSOU to file contempt case against UGC in High Court

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is likely to file Contempt of Court case against the University Grants Commission (UGC) for not obeying the direction over granting renewal of affiliation. On December 12, 2017, the High Court of Karnataka issued an order directing UGC to give recognition to KSOU for 2017-18 academic year within…

No word from UGC on recognition: KSOU VC Prof. D. Shivalingaiah
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No word from UGC on recognition: KSOU VC Prof. D. Shivalingaiah

Mysuru: Even as the two-week deadline set by the Karnataka High Court to the UGC (University Grants Commission), asking it to grant re-recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) for offering non-technical courses ended yesterday, the KSOU is yet to hear any word from the UGC on the matter. The High Court, while hearing a…

KSOU imbroglio: Chief Secretary seeks legal opinion
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KSOU imbroglio: Chief Secretary seeks legal opinion

Mysuru: “Legal opinion will be sought to re-recognise technical courses offered by Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) during 2012-15,” said State Chief Secretary K. Rathna Prabha. Speaking to press persons at Government House here yesterday, Rathna Prabha said that there was some confusion surrounding the legality of technical courses offered by KSOU during that period…

Ramdas on four-day visit to Delhi from tomorrow
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Ramdas on four-day visit to Delhi from tomorrow

To take up issues like UGC recognition to KSOU; Amendment to Motor Vehicles Act-2017 among others Mysuru: Former Minister S.A. Ramdas will take up some of the issues like University Grants Commission (UGC) granting recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) for the year 2017-18, amendment to Motor Vehicles Act-2017 (passing tenth standard not compulsory)…

HC directs UGC to grant recognition to KSOU’s non-technical courses
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HC directs UGC to grant recognition to KSOU’s non-technical courses

Bengaluru: Providing a big relief to thousands of students wishing to pursue higher education through the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), the High Court yesterday directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to grant recognition to the Open Varsity for 2017-18 within two weeks. Observing that the UGC’s act of not responding to KSOU’s plea for…

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

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

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….

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