Tag: Higher Education Department

Vague scholarship policy leaves students distressed

Bhubaneswar: In a major instance of most misleading policy of government, the meritorious students of State-run College of Engineering and Technology (CET) have been asked to return the scholarship money which the government had awarded them during 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years based on merit. Without citing any valid reason, the Higher Education department has […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Colleges, Universities Reopening: Students Want Offline Classes, Minister Cites Reason Of Delay

The Higher Education Department is yet to take a call on resumption of classes in colleges and universities even as the students are keen on physical classroom instead of online mode of teaching.

  • Sunday, 18 July 2021
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Odisha Issues Guidelines For Online UG, PG Exams; Check Details

The final year or final semester examinations will be held in July or August in online mode for the 2020-21 academic year. The result will be published in August or September.

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Over Rs 50 Lakh Power Bill Pending On Nine Govt Colleges In Odisha

The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Odisha mulling smart classrooms to tide over teacher shortage

Bhubaneswar: In a move which could resolve shortage of teachers, Odisha Higher Education Department has decided to set up ‘smart classrooms’ in 101 degree colleges across the State. As per official sources, the Higher Education Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TCIL, Ministry of Communication to set up 135 smart classrooms in […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Odisha College Lecturers To Have Extended Working Hours, Notification Soon

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to strengthen higher education system in Odisha, the State Higher Education Department today held a brainstorming session in Bhubaneswar with Principals of 52 government colleges. During the crucial meeting, it was decided that all the lecturers in the government colleges will have extended working hours now beyond the UGC guidelines of […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
RUSA Fund Misutilisation: 3 Odisha Varsities Served Notices

Bhubaneswar: The State Higher Education Department has served notices to Vice-Chancellors of three universities of Odisha in connection with the alleged misutlisation of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) funds. RUSA is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) launched in 2013, which aims at providing strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions. Three institutions in Odisha- […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Spot Admission Process For Plus III Vacant Seats In Odisha Begins Today

Bhubaneswar: Process for the spot admission to fill up vacant Plus III seats in the degree colleges in Odisha began today. According to the Higher Education Department, those students willing to be a part of the admission process, will have to register themselves between August 16 and 17, 2019. This means the students only have […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Cancellation of Student polls In Odisha: ABVP Stages Protest outside Minister's Residence

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Higher Education Department of Odisha decided to cancel student union elections in the colleges and universities across the State, various student unions vehemently opposed the decision and staged protests today. The ABVP (Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad) today gheraoed the residence of Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo protesting cancellation of student […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Education reforms in Odisha: State to publish results within 45 days of exam

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to bring reforms in education, the Odisha Higher Education department has decided to publish results of within 45 days of the examinations. During a meeting with the Registrars and Examination Controllers of universities and officials of Comptroller of Finance, Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo emphasised on early publication of Plus III […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Plus III Exam Question Setters, Examiners To Get Remuneration Hike

Bhubaneswar: As part of reform measures in the higher education sector, the State government has decided to increase remuneration of paper setters preparing questions for Plus III examination and examiners evaluating the answer sheets of candidates. A decision in this regard was taken during a meeting with Registrars and Examination Controllers of all universities of […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Odisha College Students Not Maintaining 75% Attendance To Be Barred From Exams

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of the grievances lodged by students of various colleges over fulfilling minimum attendance criteria, Odisha government today reiterated that students having less than 75 per cent attendance will not be allowed to appear in the end-term examination. The Higher Education department in a letter to Principals of all government colleges and non-government […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Universities To Function During COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday allowed universities to resume functioning during COVID-19 lockdown with certain stipulations. In a letter to all vice-chancellors (all State public and private universities), Higher Education Department has asked concerned officials to remain in full preparedness to conduct examinations, whenever permitted by the government, within a short notice. Though classes (theory […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19: Odisha Cancels Pending UG/PG Final Semester Exam, To Follow Alternate Evaluation

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday cancelled all pending final semester and final year exams of various Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in view of the COVID-19 situation in Odisha. As per the decision taken by Higher Education Department, Universities and Autonomous colleges will follow evaluation methodology recommended by UGC for evaluation or final/final semester […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Online Teaching For Odisha Students Thrice A Week From July 13, Detail Guidelines Inside

Bhubaneswar: A day after directing the Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to start online teaching, the State Higher Education Department today released guidelines for the same. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the online teaching of Under Graduate and Post-Graduate students of all colleges under the administrative control of the Higher Education Department is all set to begin […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021