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

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

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…

Protest against move to close KSOU
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Protest against move to close KSOU

Mysuru: Hundreds of students from different colleges of the city took part in the massive demonstration organised by the Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at Ramaswamy Circle in city this morning in protest against the government’s move to close down Karnataka State Open University (KSOU). The protestors urged the State government to press the UGC…

Karnataka Praja Party demands renewal of UGC-recognition for KSOU
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Karnataka Praja Party demands renewal of UGC-recognition for KSOU

Mysuru: Demanding renewal of UGC recognition for KSOU, members of Karnataka Praja Party staged a demonstration in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s bust opposite City Law Courts complex on Friday. The protesters also demanded legal action against the University’s former Vice-Chancellors and all others responsible for the sad state of KSOU. Alleging rampant maladministration and corruption…

Former VCs Forum ready to assist KSOU to get UGC recognition back
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Former VCs Forum ready to assist KSOU to get UGC recognition back

Mysuru: Forum of Former Vice-Chancellors of Karnataka State Universities (FVCK) has come forward to assist the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) to resolve the issues facing lakhs of students regarding their degree certificates and marks cards. In a statement, the Vice-President of FVCK Prof. P. Venkataramaih has said that the KSOU had been offering higher…

Resolve KSOU row soon, AAP tells State and Centre
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Resolve KSOU row soon, AAP tells State and Centre

Mysuru: Expressing concern over the future of lakhs of students who had taken courses from the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) district unit has urged both the State and Union Governments to find a solution to the problem immediately. “Aam Aadmi Party will stage a protest condemning the apathy of…

UGC recognition sought for KSOU
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UGC recognition sought for KSOU

Mysuru: Urging the Centre and the State Governments to take steps to get UGC recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in city, members of Paduvarahalli Srigandha Yuvakara Sangha staged a protest in front of Gandhi bust opposite City Law Courts Complex here yesterday. Alleging that violation of rules by previous Vice-Chancellors had led to…

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…

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