Tag: Utkal University

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Centre urged for Central status to Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Odisha unit of Samajwadi Party today urged the Centre to grant Central University status to Utkal University which completes 75th year of its establishment next month. “Utkal University is the 17th oldest university of the country which was established on 27th November, 1943 to fulfil the hope and aspiration of the people of Odisha,” […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Ashok Das appointed as new VC of Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Distinguished scientist Dr Ashok Kumar Das was today appointed as the new vice-chancellor of Utkal University. Governor S C Jamir, who is the Chancellor of universities announced the appointment of Dr Das, who is presently working in Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) as Head, the Laser and Plasma Technology division.

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Students’ union polls: Filing of nominations today

Bhubaneswar: The aspiring candidates will file their nominations papers in various colleges and universities today for the students’ union elections scheduled to be held on October 11. The students can file their nominations between 9 am to 12 pm while scrutiny of the papers will be done between 2 pm and 4 pm today, reports […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
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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  • Saturday, 29 May 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • 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
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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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. […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021