Visvesvaraya Technological University

Type: Organization
Name: Visvesvaraya Technological University
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ctrl-C-Ctrl-V, but only up to 25%, VTU tells its PhD students

After installing new anti-plagiarism software to sniff out borrowed material, the technology varsity has realistically left some room for 'permissible lifting'Mahesh Kumar (name changed), a PhD student from the aeronautical engineering branch, had submitted ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

No Takers for Engg Seats in Many Colleges

BANGALORE: There are no takers for hundreds of engineering seats in many colleges. Some of the colleges include those run by politicians. Data on admissions to undergraduate professional courses through the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2014 shows that less ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

VTU strips two colleges of tag, axe on 4 more

BANGALORE: The fate of thousands of engineering students studying in six colleges hangs in balance as the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has disaffiliated two of them and slapped show-cause notices on four others for lacking in teaching faculty ... [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

SBM Chair at VTU

State Bank of Mysore (SBM) Study Chair will be instituted at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, on Tuesday. Sharad Sharma, Managing Director, SBM, will be the chief guest. S Bangara Raju, General Manager, SBM, and MV Srinivasa Gowda, professor, ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

VTU decision on provisional certificates make students jittery; VC allays fears

MANGALORE: The decision of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum to give provisional degree certificates and transcripts of the engineering course after the revaluation process, has made some students opting to pursue higher studies at ... [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

VTU to retire fancy course names

With student employability at risk, varsity kicks off rebranding with first change of nameRamya (name changed) had secured 80 per cent marks in 'Instrumentation and Technology'. Despite passing out from a top college in the city, she was ignored in placements. ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Price optimisation platform for e-tailers Boomerang Commerce raises $8.5M in Series A funding from Trinity Ventures, Madrona Venture

Bangalore- and California-based Boomerang Commerce India Pvt Ltd , which provides a SaaS-based price optimization platform to online retailers, has closed $8.5 million (Rs 51 crore) in its series A round of funding from Madrona Venture Group, which was ... [Published Techcircle.in - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

VTU Result and News

- VTUs provides VTU results in a faster and subtle way. Get all the latest VTU news, syllabus and events related information under one roof.www.vtus.in/Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) was established in Belgaum, on 1 April 1998 by the Government ... [Published PR inside - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 3 reports

Government orders cancellation of admissions

BANGALORE: With the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) disaffiliating four of its engineering colleges, the government on Saturday directed the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) to cancel admissions to these institutions.Admissions to Sri ... [Published Times of India - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Governor's Controversial Tenure Ends on Saturday; Rosaiah In Charge

BANGALORE: Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj, who was in the news throughout his five-year tenure in Karnataka, retires on Saturday. His Tamil Nadu counterpart K Rosaiah will temporarily take charge.Bhardwaj’s stint will be remembered for his strained relations ... [Published New Indian Express - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Minister Questions VTU V-C's Appointment

BANGALORE: Former minister C T Ravi on Tuesday questioned the appointment of Dr H Maheshappa as the Vice-Chancellor of Visvesvaraya Technological University for a second consecutive term.Addressing reporters at an event organised by BJP Yuva Morcha on ... [Published New Indian Express - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Academicians for Single Entrance Test

BANGALORE: A single entrance test for admissions to professional courses will reduce the burden on students and ensure transparency, said academicians at a discussion organised by BJP Yuvamorcha on professional education and CET on Wednesday.Former higher ... [Published New Indian Express - Jun 26 2014]

Quotes

Federation of Engineering College Teachers Association of Karnataka head and former VTU executive council member member S Vidyashankar said, "Plagiarism is rampant in theses. If the software is used effectively, I think at least 25 per cent of theses would be rejected."
"We will direct colleges to conduct special classes for these students, as they will be missing classes till they get admission" assured Maheshappa
VTU has issued a diktat saying that only those with BE background can become principals of engineering colleges. "As engineering colleges will have departments catering to basic sciences like Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, principals are also drawn from these departments. Currently there are 18 such colleges. However, as per the latest diktat from AICTE , it has been ordered that colleges need to appoint principals only with a BE background. To begin with, this rule will be applicable only for those who have joined the post since April 1, 2010" an official added
...The tuition fee that CET students pay is ` "36,090/41,590 for BE courses."

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Ctrl-C-Ctrl-V, but only up to 25%, VTU tells it... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jul 30 2014]
No Takers for Engg Seats in Many Colleges [Published New Indian Express - Jul 27 2014]
VTU strips two colleges of tag, axe on 4 more [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
SBM Chair at VTU [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 22 2014]
VTU decision on provisional certificates make s... [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
VTU to retire fancy course names [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jul 17 2014]
Price optimisation platform for e-tailers Boome... [Published Techcircle.in - Jul 16 2014]
VTU Result and News [Published PR inside - Jul 11 2014]
Shrinking universities [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 09 2014]
CET Students May Have to Cough Up More Fees Now [Published New Indian Express - Jul 07 2014]
BITS Pilani ties-up with edX to offer open onli... [Published Media Nama - Jul 03 2014]
Government orders cancellation of admissions [Published Times of India - Jun 28 2014]
Governor's Controversial Tenure Ends on Saturda... [Published New Indian Express - Jun 28 2014]
No Admissions in Four Engg Colleges [Published New Indian Express - Jun 28 2014]
Karnataka govt hints at gaining control over va... [Published Times of India - Jun 28 2014]
KEA cancels admission in 4 colleges [Published Deccan Herald - Jun 28 2014]
Minister says he couldn’t access panel report t... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jun 27 2014]
VTU spikes WhatsApp rumours, clarifies exams no... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jun 27 2014]
BMS College of Engineering conducts One-Day wor... [Published This Week Bangalore - Jun 26 2014]
Ex-Minister Questions VTU V-C's Appointment [Published New Indian Express - Jun 26 2014]
Academicians for Single Entrance Test [Published New Indian Express - Jun 26 2014]
No CM Has Helped RGUHS Get a Campus, Says Governor [Published New Indian Express - Jun 24 2014]
Governor misused power by extending VC's tenure... [Published Times of India - Jun 24 2014]
Maheshappa to be VTU V-C for 2 More Yrs [Published New Indian Express - Jun 23 2014]
UGC bar on Mauritius 5 [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Nov 26 2013]
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