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Tag: University

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President's letterhead forged to promote university, FIR lodged

While monitoring social media, the Special Cell of Delhi Police has found out that a man allegedly forged the letterhead of the President of India in a bid to promote his university.

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Odisha UG PG Offline Classes Big Update: Classes For 1st Year Students To Start From November

The State Higher Education department on Wednesday (Oct 27) announced that the physical or offline classes for first year under-graduate (UG) and first year post-graduate (PG) students in Odisha would commence from November 2021.

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Breaking: UG PG Exams To Be Held In Odisha In Online Mode In July Or August

In a major announcement, Odisha Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo has confirmed that the Under-graduate and Post-Graduate (UG & PG) exams will be held in Odisha this year. Following a high-level meeting, the minister on Friday said that the exams will be held in online mode. While the exams will most likely be held in July or August, Universities and the Autonomous Colleges will decide the exam dates and the appropriate methodology. Students can appear the examinations from home, and those who do not have access to technology can appear in nearest degree college, the minister said.

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Degree Colleges, Varsities In Odisha To Open From June 1

All Public Universities and Degree Colleges will commence operation from June 1 following completion of summer vacation, informed the State Higher Education Department on Friday.

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UGC Asks Universities To Encourage Students' Participation In Online Exam On 'Cow Science'

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the Vice-Chancellors of universities across the country to encourage students to take an online voluntary national-level exam to test their knowledge on ‘Gau Vigyan” (cow science). An all-India online ‘Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar- Prasar Examination’ will be conducted by the Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) on February […]

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UGC lays guidelines to promote fitness in educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission(UGC) released guidelines for promoting fitness and well being in universities and colleges across the country as part of the Fit India Movement. According to the guidelines, all higher education institutes need to give priority to physical and mental fitness of students and staff. They should evolve a mechanism for implementation […]

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UGC Asks Universities And Colleges To Prepare Fitness Plan For Students

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the University Grants Commission (UGC) directed university and colleges to chalk out a detailed strategy regarding the fitness of students and concerned staff. In a letter to vice-chancellors and principals of their affiliated colleges, the UGC has directed them to promote the Fit India Movement which will be launched by […]

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Students Perplexed Over Clash Of PG Entrance Dates In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Students aspiring to pursue higher studies at different universities of the State following completion of graduation are in quandary now due to overlapping of entrance exam dates for admission into post-graduation courses. Reportedly, most of the varsities have fixed same date for conducting PG entrance test for same subjects. This has left the students […]

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Common syllabus in Odisha varsities from 2019-20: HE Minister

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, universities in Odisha will have a common syllabus from the current academic session while the facility will be implemented for all the under graduates, informed State Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo following a meeting with the Vice-Chancellors of all the varsities today. The meeting held by Higher Education Department for […]

No student union polls in Utkal University this year

Bhubaneswar: Utkal University authorities have called off student union elections this year as the situation in campus is not conducive, informed student union advisor of the varsity, Basant Kumar Mallick today. According to sources, the decision was taken at the PG council meeting today. As per a notification issued by the Higher Education Department yesterday, […]

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VCs discuss problems plaguing Universities in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Vice Chancellors (VCs) of all the State Universities congregated today at the Governor’s Secretariat in Bhubaneswar for the annual Vice Chancellors Conference to discuss important issues pertaining to the 17 state-run universities in Odisha. The conference was chaired by the Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Satya Pal Malik. This was the first meeting […]

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Career counselling centres to open at 10 varsities

Bhubaneswar: Career counselling centres will be set up at 10 universities across the State, a notification issued by the Higher Education department said on Monday. Ravenshaw University in Cuttack, Fakirmohan University in Balasore, North Orissa University in Mayurbhanj, Gangadhar Meher University in Sambalpur, Khallikote University in Ganjam and Shree Jagannath Sanskrit University in Puri district […]

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Pattinson chose 'Harry Potter' role over university

London: Actor Robert Pattinson says he missed out on going to university to take on the role of student wizard Cedric Diggory in the 2005 movie “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. “It was so nice to be a part of it. That, more than anything, changed my life. It’s the reason I didn’t […]

SM Patnaik appointed Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities SC Jamir appointed Soumendra Mohan Patnaik as the Vice-Chancellor of the Utkal University today. Patnaik will hold the office for a period of three years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders, a notification issued by the Raj Bhavan said. At […]

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Guv slams door on Odisha govt; returns BPUT bill

Bhubaneswar: In a setback to Odisha government, governor SC Jamir today returned the bill to amend Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) Act which proposes to create a pro-chancellor post, that would give the government a say in the internal affairs of the University. If sources are to be believed, the Governor has also expressed […]

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Vedanta hopeful of Puri varsity

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of Supreme Court (SC) expressed desire to monitor the setting up an international university by Vedanta Group in Puri to ensure that the land is not used for “commercial purposes”, chief of the company Anil Agarwal on Thursday said he was hopeful of the project. “We will definitely go ahead with […]

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