Visvesvaraya Technological University

Type: Organization
Name: Visvesvaraya Technological University
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Design college done in by head's high-handedness

BANGALORE: The high-handedness of the chairman proved to be the final straw for Sharada School of Architecture (SSA), which was bedevilled with poor infrastructure. A complaint from students to the Visvesvaraya Technological University resulted in an ... [Published Times of India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

No Place for Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V in Theses at BU

BANGALORE: Copying in research theses won’t be an easy option for PhD students at Bangalore University from now on. In a few days, the university will have an anti-plagiarism software in place, leaving little room for students to escape notice if they ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

RGUHS to probe e-journals scam

Times News Network Bangalore: The (RGUHS) has initiated an inquiry into alleged discrepancies in buying e-journals for its digital library.A Rs 10-crore deal had been signed for two years between the varsity and the company, though the senate had decided ... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

WorldQuant Foundation Releases Science Scholarship Recipients

The WorldQuant Foundation is delighted to announce its 2014 World Quantitative and Science Scholarship recipients.Outstanding scholars from around the world majoring in applied mathematics, applied physics, computer science, engineering physics, finance, ... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Students Meet to mark birth anniversary of Sir M Visvesvaraya

CII Mysore in Partnership with Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is organising an Industry Technology & Management Students Meet on 'Discover New Avenues' on September 15 to mark Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya at Chamundi ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Open Online Courses Help Engineering Students in Self-Study, Prepare Better

BANGALORE: Nikhil K N has a busy week ahead. This electronics and communication student of R V College of Engineering (RVCE) has been given topics on which he has to prepare on his own and he wants to make the best use of open source materials.Autonomous ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

These youngsters quit promising jobs for mission education

AHMEDABAD: While India's economy is still struggling with higher prices and fewer jobs, some youngters took it upon them to develop education system. On Teacher's Day, TOI profiles some of these young professionals who have made a lifetime commitment ... [Published Times of India - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Cleaning Up System Will be Vala's Big Task

Governor-designate Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala BANGALORE: Governor-designate Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, who will assume office shortly, has many tough tasks before him as the Chancellor of universities in the State.According to academicians, one of the major ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Locals to Get Fair Job Share

BANGALORE: The Cabinet on Thursday held back its proposed New Industrial Policy (2014-2019) after many ministers aired strong views on the need for stricter clauses to ensure a fair share of jobs for Kannadigas.The New Industrial Policy, which also covers ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Own Hospitals Must for New Nursing Colleges

BANGALORE: The Cabinet has decided to make it mandatory for new paramedical and nursing colleges to establish their own hospitals within five years after obtaining the NoC, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra told reporters here on ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

HC Reprieve for Student Short of Attendance

BANGALORE: The High Court on Wednesday asked city-based engineering college Kammavari Sangh Institute to allow a student whose exam results have been withheld due to insufficient attendance, to continue her course.The court was hearing a petition filed ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Amend rule regarding mandatory attendance, High Court tells VTU

Shortage of attendance, especially for those forced to absent themselves for reasons such as illness, has been a vexing issue for both students and authorities, but observations made by the High Court of Karnataka could help iron out the wrinkles. The ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 21 2014]

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They lodged a police complaint and approached the VTU again. A group of students said, "When chairman YN Sharma has been harassing us so much, why should we study in such a bad institute?"
Speaking to Mirror, a cross-section of anguished students said, "All our marks cards like tenth, II PU (diploma certificates in case of lateral entrants), etc. are in the custody of colleges. Despite repeated requests to return our marks cards citing the VTU rule, college authorities are refusing to pay heed until we pay up the entire college fees. Now when VTU itself has barred us from future attempts, why should we pay the college fees in total? As a result, our life has been ruined. Neither can we pursue our courses because of the VTU cap, nor can we apply for jobs because without our certificates, we are as good as illiterates. The money we have paid to the varsity has also gone down the drain."
...is Teach for India's first year in Ahmedabad, where 42 of its fellows are impacting the lives of 1,351 kids in 18 government and private schools. "Our more than 800 fellows are also bringing about a positive change in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad. The NGO also works in cities such as After two years, these fellows are inducted into alumni movement which works from inside and outside the educational system to effect the fundamental, long-term changes necessary to ultimately realize educational opportunity for all" says Shaheen Mistri, CEO and founder of Teach For India
Animesh, 22, is teaching grade II and III kids in Thakkarnagar government school. "I was studying electronics and instrumentation"

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Design college done in by head's high-handedness [Published Times of India - Sep 12 2014]
No Place for Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V in Theses at BU [Published New Indian Express - Sep 11 2014]
RGUHS to probe e-journals scam [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
WorldQuant Foundation Releases Science Scholars... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 10 2014]
VTU’s bid cap traps students in fees muddle wit... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Sep 09 2014]
Students Meet to mark birth anniversary of Sir ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 08 2014]
Open Online Courses Help Engineering Students i... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 07 2014]
These youngsters quit promising jobs for missio... [Published Times of India - Sep 05 2014]
They quit promising jobs for 'mission education' [Published Times of India - Sep 04 2014]
Cleaning Up System Will be Vala's Big Task [Published New Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
Own Hospitals Must for New Nursing Colleges [Published New Indian Express - Aug 29 2014]
Locals to Get Fair Job Share [Published New Indian Express - Aug 29 2014]
Lecturers in state splurging cash, acquiring Ph... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 27 2014]
HC Reprieve for Student Short of Attendance [Published New Indian Express - Aug 21 2014]
Now VTU sets course work deadline for PhD candi... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 21 2014]
Amend rule regarding mandatory attendance, High... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 21 2014]
High Court directs engineering college to decla... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 21 2014]
HC quashes VTU order cancelling City college ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Finish BE in time or be deemed unfit: VTU [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 12 2014]
Campus Capsule [Published The Hindu - Aug 10 2014]
India’s First Karnataka State Level Education S... [Published This Week Bangalore - Aug 09 2014]
VTU proposes centres of excellence [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Bangalore Today (August 9) [Published The Hindu - Aug 08 2014]
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