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Tag: Utkal University

Utkal University
Govt raps Utkal University for seeking financial support without using its available Rs 500 cr fund

Odisha government on Friday asked the authorities of Utkal University to abstain from seeking external financial support without spending its available fund of Rs 500 crore first.

Nursing Students Stage Dharna At Utkal University Over Lack Of Basic Facilities In 2nd Campus
Nursing Students Stage Dharna At Utkal University Over Lack Of Basic Facilities In 2nd Campus

The agitating students have demanded nursing management by varsity authorities and not by any private firm.

Will Odisha Govt's NEET, JEE Coaching Drive Flop Like Free Civil Service Training Project
Will Odisha Govt's NEET, JEE Coaching Drive Flop Like Free Civil Service Training Project

The State government has spent a whopping Rs 2.42 crore on training meritorious Civil Service aspirants for three years at eight universities in the State but none of them could crack the competitive examination. 

Utkal University Recruitment: Walk-In-Interview For JRF On Dec 18, Check Details
Utkal University Recruitment: Walk-In-Interview For JRF On Dec 18, Check Details

The engagement will be for a period of two years or till the completion of the project. The position is purely temporary.

Ragging allegations surfaced at Utkal University
Utkal University Students Allege Ragging By Seniors

Ragging allegations surfaced at Utkal University in Vani Vihar on Friday (Nov 26) after some first year IMBA students alleged that they were harassed by some senior students of the university.

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Ragging At Vani Vihar: First Year IMBA Student Stripped, Harassed Inside Hostel
Ragging At Vani Vihar: First Year IMBA Student Stripped, Harassed Inside Hostel

As per reports, a first year IMBA student was allegedly stripped and ragged inside the hostel by some senior students with help of non-students.

Sura Routray
Sura Pitches For Central University Tag To Utkal, Other Demands Before 3 Union Ministers From Odisha

Senior Congress leader and MLA Suresh Routray urged the Central government to take immediate measures to recognize Utkal University as a central university and also made a host of demands before the newly inducted three union ministers from Odisha.

Will University & College Classes Resume From June 1? Odisha Govt’s Big Clarification

As per the Odisha Higher Education Department, functioning of all public Universities and degree colleges will commence from June 1. The institutions will reopen following completion of summer vacation, informed the State Higher Education Department on Friday.

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Utkal University Hostels Will Not Be Shut: Odisha Higher Education Minister
Utkal University Hostels Will Not Be Shut: Odisha Higher Education Minister

Bhubaneswar: Following protest by the students of Utkal University against closure of hostels, the higher education department has put the decision on hold. The hostels of Utkal University will not…

Utkal University Students Protest BMC's Decision Of Closure Of Hostels
Utkal University Students Protest BMC's Decision Of Closure Of Hostels

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of students of Utkal University blocked National Highway-16 near Vani Vihar Square on Friday morning protesting the decision of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to close the hostels…

Adopt Unique Practices Of Tribal Communities To Keep COVID-19 At Bay: VP Naidu At Utkal University Convocation
Adopt Unique Practices Of Tribal Communities To Keep COVID-19 At Bay: VP Naidu At Utkal University Convocation

Bhubaneswar: The tribal population in Odisha was largely untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic and their unique customary practices and traditions have helped them keep the infection at bay, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Saturday while citing a study. The report by Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI) noted […]

Utkal University Convocation: Caution & Jubilation Ahead Of VP's Visit

Bhubaneswar: The Utkal University which will be observing its 50th Convocation on Saturday, April 3, 2021, has started conducting RT-PCR tests of its faculty members, students and employees ahead of Vice-President’s visit to the varsity for the occasion. As per reports, keeping the prevailing surge in COVID cases in the State in mind, the University […]

Bharat Bandh: Utkal University Postpones Semester Exams; Tight Security For Lok Seva Bhawan

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Utkal University on Thursday postponed +3 5th semester (Arts, Science, Commerce) examinations on account of Bharat Bandh tomorrow (March 26). In an official notification, the varsity officials informed that the scheduled semester exam is postponed due to Bharat Bandh and it has been rescheduled for March 30, 2021. It is pertinent […]

Utkal University retired employee assocation
Pensioners Accuse Higher Education Department Of 'Violating SRC Guidelines'

Bhubaneswar: Despite strict instruction issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) for the senior citizens to stay indoors in view of heat wave and Coronavirus pandemic, the Higher Education department has allegedly forced the retired employees to appear personally at concerned offices for document verification in order to avail post-retirement benefit and pension eerier. The […]

Odisha Minister's Daughter-In-Law
Salary Without Attendance? Shocking Allegations Against Odisha Minister's Daughter-In-Law

Dhenkanal: Odisha steel & mines minister and BJD MLA from Kamakhyanagar, Prafulla Mallick has drawn flak after a response to an RTI query revealed that his alleged abuse of powers compelled authorities of Kamakhyanagar College in Dhenkanal to show undue favours to his daughter-in-law who is associated with the College as a lecturer. It has […]

Unrest in Utkal University, Odisha
Odisha: Utkal Varsity Authorities To Clamp Stricter Rules For Crime-Free Campus

Bhubaneswar: Post the Monday night violence in one of the hostels of the Utkal university here, several inmates along with some students of the varsity staged a dharna outside the office of the Vice-Chancellor demanding stringent measures to curb the menace posed by outsiders on the campus. Tension ran high last night after a clash […]

Group Clash Erupts Inside Utkal University Hostel In Bhubaneswar
Group Clash Erupts Inside Utkal University Hostel In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Within a few days of reopening, Utkal University has once again made it to the headlines for all wrong reasons. On Monday, a group clash reportedly broke out between hostel inmates of the varsity over ‘sub-standard’ food. As per reports, tension ran high on the Utkal University campus following the clash between the two […]

Unrest in Utkal University, Odisha
Online B.Ed Exam In Utkal University From January 7

Bhubaneswar: The Utkal University has decided to conduct the B.Ed examination in online mode from January 7, 2021, informed the exam controller of the varsity. A notification related to the B.Ed exam will be released soon, stated the exam controller. A total of 850 students of nine B.Ed colleges will appear for the examination. The […]

Dharmendra Urges Centre To Accord Central University Status to Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Central University Status for Utkal University, the premier educational institution of the State which is celebrating its’ 78th foundation day today. In a letter to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Pradhan said that there has been a long-standing demand of academicians in Odisha for according Central University status […]

Six Odisha Universities Get New Vice-Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: The Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new vice-chancellors for six universities in the State. Aparajita Chowdhury has been appointed as new VC of Ramadevi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar while Sabita Acharya will look after the Utkal University. Similarly, Dinabandhu Sahoo has been posted as the new VC of Fakir Mohan University, […]

Students At Utkal University Protest Police Excess On OTV Journalist

Bhubaneswar: Student groups at Utkal University here on Friday condemned the forcible pick up of OTV’s Senior Journalist Ramesh Rath by police and staged a protest over the incident in front of the university gate. Agitating students displayed placards and raised slogans in support of OTV and condemned the government for their intentional assault against […]

Unrest in Utkal University, Odisha
Final Semester Exam: Utkal University Releases Schedule For All Streams

Bhubaneswar: Utkal University on Wednesday released the schedule of the final semester exams (6th semester) for undergraduate students of Arts, Science and Commerce streams. A release by the varsity read: It is notified for information of all concerned that the students those who have enrolled in +3 Degree (CBCS) 1st Semester Examination 2017 (2017 Regular […]

Unrest in Utkal University, Odisha
Utkal University UG, PG Exams 2020: Here Are Latest Updates

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Utkal University on Tuesday informed that the final semester examinations of Under Graduate (UG) and the Post Graduate (PG) students will be conducted by September 30, as per the direction of the Odisha government. As per the information provided by the varsity’s Controller of Examinations, the UG examinations will be conducted […]

Unrest in Utkal University, Odisha
Utkal University Releases 6th Semester Examination Dates

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of the Utkal University on Monday announced the dates for the sixth-semester examinations in degree colleges under its affiliation. As per the released schedule, the 6th-semester examination (regular and back) of the students enrolled in Plus-III Arts/Science/Commerce (Pass & Hons.) (2017 admission batch Regular & 2016 AB Back), will start from July […]

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Covid-19 Cases Continue to Rise In Bhubaneswar, Utkal University's 3 Depts Sealed

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar continues to witness a surge in COVID-19 cases with detection of five more positives on Saturday. Moreover, three departments of Utkal University, which is located in the capital city, were sealed today after an employee’s contact tested positive for coronavirus. According to university sources, Philosophy, English and Economics departments have […]

Byomakesh Tripathy Appointed VC Of Utkal University Of Culture

Bhubaneswar: Professor Byomakesh Tripathy was on Saturday appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of the Utkal University of Culture here. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, who is also the chancellor of universities, appointed Tripathy for three years from the date of his joining or till he attains the age of 65, whichever is earlier, or until further […]

Utkal University Students Demonstrate Demanding Postponement of Semester

Bhubaneswar: Urging to address various demands including the postponement of semester exam, students of different colleges affiliated to Utkal University staged a protest on the premises of the institution here on Tuesday. A group of students reportedly locked the main gate of the university and gheraoed the Vice Chancellor’s office to press their demands. “In […]

Utkal University Will Emerge As An Institute of Eminence In Coming Years: Prez Kovind

Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday expressed confidence that Utkal University will emerge as an Institute of Eminence in the next five to seven years. Addressing the closing ceremony of platinum jubilee celebrations of the varsity in its campus in Bhubaneswar today, Kovind said, “In the next 5 to 7 years, I would like […]

President Kovind Meets His Old Friend At Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: On occasion of valedictory session of Utkal University platinum jubilee celebrations on Sunday, an instance of true friendship caught everyone’s attention when President Ram Nath Kovind called out to meet his old friend Veerbhadra Singh, a former Rajya Sabha MP from Odisha. While President Kovind attended the platinum jubilee function of the varsity as […]

Utkal University Platinum Jubilee: Prez Kovind To Grace Special Event On Dec 8

Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind will grace the special function to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Utkal University on December 8. Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo, who is also an alumnus of the State’s oldest university made the announcement while addressing the alumni meet at the Biju Patnaik Sports Complex in the varsity campus today. […]

Utkal Varsity Platinum Jubilee: CM Naveen Reiterates Rs 100 Cr Grant For Centres Of Excellence

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday informed that the State government has sanctioned  Rs 100 crore to Utkal University for opening six  Centres of Excellence. While addressing the platinum jubilee celebrations, Patnaik today said that Utkal University has always taken the responsibility of leading of fulfilling the State’s educational aspirations by achieving academic […]

Man Threatening Suicide From Atop Utkal Varsity Library, Rescued

Bhubaneswar: A man who climbed atop the Parija Library on the premises of Utkal University and threatened to commit suicide has finally been rescued after a three-hour long operation by the fire services personnel and police teams. MUST WATCH: After a 3-hr-long operation, fire services personnel manage to rescue the man who climbed to the […]

Students Of Utkal University Stage Protest Over Various Demands

Bhubaneswar: A students’ stir ensued in the campus of Utkal University today in Bhubaneswar as students gheraoed office of Vice-Chancellor demanding fulfilment of a slew of demands confirming to campus reformation. Their demand included simultaneous examinations for different departments of the University, revocation of fee hike in different heads and proper entry and exit points […]

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- […]

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 […]

New UGC Guidelines: Environmental Studies compulsory for UG courses

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to create awareness among the students regarding preservation of the environment for future generations, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked educational institutes to introduce Environmental Science (EVS) subject in all the undergraduate courses from the next academic year, 2019-20. Earlier, as per the directions of the Supreme Court, the UGC […]

Utkal University postpones Plus-III exams following protests

Bhubaneswar: Utkal University authorities today postponed the Plus-III 4th semester examinations following protests by students. Informing about the development, college development council director, Santosh Tripathy said that the theory exams which were scheduled to begin from May 4 will now start from June 17. Moreover, the practical examinations will be held from May 4, he […]

Police evict 'non-students' from Utkal University hostel

Bhubaneswar: A joint team of police officials and authorities of the Utkal University today evicted more than 60 non-students from Hostel No-7 of the varsity. As per reports, several non-students had taken possession of boys’ hostel by paying annual fee. Following complaints, the non-students were evicted by the varsity authorities in presence police and also […]

Utkal University Postpones Exams Due to Odisha bandh

Bhubaneswar: The Utkal University has released a notice today stating that all the exams scheduled to be held on February 21, 2019 have been postponed due to the Odisha bandh called by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS). The varsity has further informed that the re-scheduled date of the exams will be notified later on. As […]

Utkal University cancels Plus III Chemistry, Math examinations

Bhubaneswar: Following allegations of mismatch between examination questions and course syllabus, authorities of the Utkal University today cancelled the examinations for Plus-III Mathematics and Chemistry honours subjects. After 20 minutes of the commencement of third and fifth semester exams of Plus III, some students complained that the questions were out of the scope of the […]