Visvesvaraya Technological University

Type: Organization
Name: Visvesvaraya Technological University
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 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lecturers in state splurging cash, acquiring PhDs in five months flat

Collegiate education department has cautioned colleges against these fake degrees. VTU is turning away those applying for faculty positions with doctorate certificates from four 'varsities'Lecturers will say that a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) is ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 27 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]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Now VTU sets course work deadline for PhD candidates

Visvesvaraya Technological University, while capping the number times a student may attempt a paper, declared that students would be deemed "unfit" if they do not complete their course in time stipulated. Faculty too could soon be branded under that tag ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

High Court directs engineering college to declare student's result

The High Court on Wednesday directed the Kammavari Sangha Institute of Technology' (KSIT), Bangalore, to declare a student's examination results which were withheld on the court directions.The petitioner, Shreya K S, from Jayanagar and sixth-semester ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

India’s First Karnataka State Level Education Summit & Awards

National Karnataka Education Awards TM  2014, a subset of National Education  Awards TM    held at VTU Auditorium, RHCS Layout, Annapoorneshwarinagar, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore on 9 th August, 2014Bangalore– 9 th August, 2014-  CMAI Association of India and ... [Published This Week Bangalore - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

VTU proposes centres of excellence

The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) on Friday signed an MoU with Rapid Global Business Solutions Inc (RGBSI).The MoU speaks of setting up of Industry Institute Partnership and Centres of Excellence including, one Center of Excellence in Quality ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

VTU to relocate students of 6 disaffiliated colleges

Students studying in the six engineering colleges that Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has disaffiliated this academic year for flouting affiliation norms, will be relocated in other engineering colleges in the State to ensure that they complete ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 5 reports

Good news for those interested in industrial safety management

23:33 IST The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Institute of Industrial Safety Management (IIISM), Bangalore, to offer a postgraduate diploma course in industrial safety ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]

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...was part of the UGC panel that had visited a number of varsities across the country to verify if the doctoral degrees they awarded were genuine. "When I visited Shillong, I was shocked to see one university had cupboards with hundreds of thesis. Anyone can approach them and buy a doctoral thesis. Many of these universities don't have basic infrastructure to award degrees. One women's college in Tamil Nadu which has no engineering department is awarding thesis for males in engineering subjects."
...A proposal on this is pending before the government. The civic body had, in June, decided to revise the rates from ` "120 to `260 per square metre."
...complete six subjects in six months, but many faculty members fail to clear four subjects even after two years," H Maheshappa, VTU vice-chancellor. "There have been examples of faculty members taking even a decade to complete course work. So we have fixed a deadline."
During the hearing, the bench orally suggested to the university not to be stringent with the rules in rare cases. "A person affected by Chikungunya and other diseases requires three months of bed rest. Under such circumstances, you need to amend the guidelines and in rarest cases should not insist on 75 per cent attendance" Justice Bopanna remarked orally

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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]
GSS Students Affected by Disaffiliation [Published New Indian Express - Aug 08 2014]
The 4 Indian Big data wizards [Published ETCIO.com - Aug 06 2014]
Internship Must for VTU Students Now [Published New Indian Express - Aug 06 2014]
VTU Decides to Disaffiliate 32 Engineering Coll... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 05 2014]
Dumpsite to come up in Banashankari? [Published Deccan Chronicle - Aug 05 2014]
VTU to relocate students of 6 disaffiliated co... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 05 2014]
Forged letter used for additional engg seats [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 05 2014]
Good news for those interested in industrial sa... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
Six engineering colleges lose varsity affiliation [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
Good news for those interested in industrial sa... [Published The Hindu - Aug 04 2014]
Six engineering colleges lose varsity affiliation [Published The Hindu - Aug 04 2014]
VTU Belgaum inks pact with IIISM [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 04 2014]
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Visve... [Published This Week Bangalore - Aug 04 2014]
Visvesvaraya university inks pact with IIISM [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 04 2014]
Bias? [Published Indian Express - Aug 02 2014]
Ctrl-C-Ctrl-V, but only up to 25%, VTU tells it... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jul 30 2014]
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