Visvesvaraya Technological University

Type: Organization
Name: Visvesvaraya Technological University
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 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 - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 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 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 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 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 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 - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Finish BE in time or be deemed unfit: VTU

Fed up with students sitting for exams years on end, varsity limits number of years student can attempt examinationsThe Visvesvaraya Technological University has finally capped the number of years a student can take to complete a course. A circular, issued ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 12 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 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

GSS Students Affected by Disaffiliation

BANGALORE: The students of GSS Institute of Technology   are in a dilemma as the institute is not providing them the necessary certificates to join other institutes. The college was recently derecognised by Visvesvaraya Technological University.After ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

The 4 Indian Big data wizards

By Salvi MittalFortune magazine's 'Big Data All-Stars' lists the 20 extraordinary people who are "the best at connecting the dots and digging deep. ETCIO profiles four Indians who made to the list as technology czars and young entrepreneurs, analysing ... [Published ETCIO.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Internship Must for VTU Students Now

BANGALORE: A six-month internship is now mandatory for students pursuing technical and engineering courses at the Visvesvaraya Technological University.This decision was taken at a recent executive council meeting. In the third semester of MTech, students ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 06 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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...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
"In the past, principals were orally told of the restriction on the number of attempts, but it wasn't being followed strictly," Prakash said. "Many students also resorted to legal means for relaxation in maximum duration. The university and the college have been dragged into these unnecessary legal issues. So we made the rule mandatory." Principals have been directed not to permit students who have completed the maximum duration of the course to attend classes or fill examination for...

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HC Reprieve for Student Short of Attendance [Published New Indian Express - 16 hours ago]
Now VTU sets course work deadline for PhD candi... [Published Bangalore Mirror - 17 hours ago]
Amend rule regarding mandatory attendance, High... [Published Bangalore Mirror - 17 hours ago]
High Court directs engineering college to decla... [Published Deccan Herald - 17 hours ago]
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]
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]
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