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KSOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Vidyashankar is now VTU VC
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KSOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Vidyashankar is now VTU VC

September 30, 2022

Mysuru: The city-based KSOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Vidyashankar has been appointed as the new VC of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) at Belagavi. Governor-Chancellor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Thursday issued an order to this effect appointing Prof. Vidyashankar as the new VTU VC for a period of three years. Prof. Vidyashankar had served as KSOU VC for…

KSOU VC, Asst. Registrar exchange blows
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KSOU VC, Asst. Registrar exchange blows

August 3, 2022

Complaint and counter-complaint lodged at Jayalakshmipuram Police Station Mysore/Mysuru: The administrative affairs at the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) stooped to a new low yesterday with the clash between Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Vidyashankar and Assistant Registrar (Evaluation) S. Pradeep Giri turning physical. Both of them exchanged blows and had their own version of the story….

‘Balancing career, health and relationship leads to success’
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‘Balancing career, health and relationship leads to success’

June 5, 2022

Keep dreams alive, says well-known author Chetan Bhagat in Mysuru Mysore/Mysuru: A fine balance between career, health and relationship is what leads to one’s success and not being able to manage any one of them, disturbs this balance and success becomes elusive, opined well-known author Chetan Bhagat. Delivering a motivational talk on “Definition of Success”…

Students must have a positive mindset: IPS officer Ravi Channannavar
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Students must have a positive mindset: IPS officer Ravi Channannavar

June 5, 2022

50-day competitive exam training camp concludes at KSOU Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Competitive Examinations’ Training Centre which had organised a 50-day training camp for students appearing for IAS/KAS examinations concluded on Tuesday. IPS Officer Ravi D. Channannavar inaugurated the valedictory function of the camp held at Ganga auditorium, KSOU and guided the…

Week-long Palace tourist guide training begins
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Week-long Palace tourist guide training begins

May 23, 2022

Conducted for the first time to enhance overall tourist experience Mysore/Mysuru: For the first time in the tourism history of Mysuru, a week-long training programme for Palace tourist guides began on the Mysore Palace Board premises this morning. The training programme is being organised by the Mysore Palace Board and the Karnataka State Open University…

KSOU Vice-Chancellor meets Governor Gehlot
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KSOU Vice-Chancellor meets Governor Gehlot

August 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Prof. S. Vidyashankar met Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, who is also the Chancellor of Universities in Karnataka, at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Prof. Vidyashankar had a detailed discussion with him over the  Silver Jubilee Celebrations of  the Open University.  The VC explained Gehlot over the preparations for…

KSOU strikes gold in Silver Jubilee year
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KSOU strikes gold in Silver Jubilee year

July 14, 2021

29,000 take admission; UGC approves 11 new courses including M.Sc R&D centre, data centre to make KSOU a secure, one-stop digital learning institute Mysore/Mysuru: On its 25th anniversary (Silver Jubilee) this year, the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has announced that the University Grants Commission has granted approval to start 11 new courses. “This is…

KSOU again accused of flouting rules
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KSOU again accused of flouting rules

July 3, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka State Open University’s (KSOU) decision to issue degrees to students (2012-13), who pursued education through its Academic Collaborative Institutions (ACIs) located outside the State, has stirred a hornet’s nest. The ACIs was a major reason for the de-recognition of KSOU courses by the UGC in 2015. The UGC had discontinued recognition of…

Mysore University, KSOU remember Rashtrakavi
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Mysore University, KSOU remember Rashtrakavi

December 29, 2020

KSOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Vidyashankar and other faculty members offering floral tributes to the portrait of Kuvempu at Cauvery auditorium in KSOU Campus here this morning. Mysore/Mysuru: Garlanding of Kuvempu Statue and floral tributes to the portrait marked Rashtrakavi Kuvempu’s 117th birth anniversary celebrations in the city this morning. University of Mysore (UoM) Vice-Chancellor Prof….

Open Varsity to establish Data Centre soon
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Open Varsity to establish Data Centre soon

December 16, 2020

Tenders floated, estimated cost Rs. 3.5 crore Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) will set up an in-house Data Centre for the storage of all documents collected from the candidates under one roof, said Prof. S. Vidyashankar, Vice-Chancellor of the Open Varsity. Talking to Star of Mysore, he said thousands of candidates seeking admission to…

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