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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….

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

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

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?

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…

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