Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 | Time 10:25 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Examinations postponed again in Kashmir
  • Hackers took over website for Saudi investment conference
  • Hackers took over website for Saudi investment conference
  • Historic Lal Chowk sealed to foil JRL march against Kulgam killings
  • ECB rejects match-fixing claims documented by Al Jazeera
  • Canada to halt arms deal with Saudi Arabia : PM Trudeau
  • Canada to halt arms deal with Saudi Arabia : PM Trudeau
  • CIA Chief travels to Turkey over Khashoggi case
  • CIA Chief travels to Turkey over Khashoggi case
  • Trump prepare to pressure Netanyahu on Israel-Palestine peace plan
  • Trump prepare to pressure Netanyahu on Israel-Palestine peace plan
  • Train service remains suspended for security reasons in Kashmir
  • PM Khan reaches Saudi Arabia to attend investment conference
  • PM Khan reaches Saudi Arabia to attend investment conference
  • North and South Korea agree to remove guns and guard posts from Panmunjom
States Share

OSOU gets UGC recognition to offer UG and PG courses from 2018-19

Sambalpur, Aug 10(UNI) The Odisha State Open University (OSOU), one among the youngest open universities in India, has received University Grants Commission (UGC)'s recognition to offer Post Graduate (PG) and Under Graduate (UG) programmes from the academic session 2018-19.

The distance education bureau of UGC has granted permission to OSOU to offer 26 Courses through open and distance learning mode from the 2018-2019 to 2022-2023.

“This is a historic moment for OSOU and students of Odisha. We received approval for almost all the courses we applied, said Prof (Dr.) Srikant Mohapatra, vice-chancellor of the University.

The University will run the approved programmes through its study centres located at the University campuses and Autonomous Colleges across Odisha.

“One can be assured of the quality of teaching, Prof. Mohapatra said, adding that the students will be allowed to write in either English or Odia language in the examinations and the teaching method to be followed will be bilingual.

OSOU with headquarters at Sambalpur is established by an Act of the Odisha State Legislature in 2015. The University has jurisdiction over the entire state of Odisha.

Presently the University offers certificate, diploma and post graduate diploma programmes in 42 areas. There are about 10000 students from different parts of Odisha presently studying in the University and with recognition of the new programmes, the number is expected to rise significantly, OSOU sources said.

As per the UGC guidelines all the admission process for UG and PG shall be completed before October 1 next.
"Students from any part of Odisha can now complete Bachelors or Master Degree at their convenience through our technology enabled distance learning programmes,”Prof Mohapatra said.
UNI XC-DP AND
More News
ULB victory in Jammu cleared that people punished Oppn for maligning BJP's image: Jitendra

ULB victory in Jammu cleared that people punished Oppn for maligning BJP's image: Jitendra

22 Oct 2018 | 9:33 PM

Jammu, Oct 22 (UNI) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday said the results of the recently-held Urban Local Body elections clearly indicated that people of the sState, particularly in Jammu region, had punished the Opposition parties for unreasonably maligning the BJP and its top leadership, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

 Sharesee more..
EC  team arrives to review poll preparedness for  Assembly election in Telangana

EC team arrives to review poll preparedness for Assembly election in Telangana

22 Oct 2018 | 8:28 PM

Hyderabad, Oct 21 (UNI) A 11-member Election Commission team arrived here on Monday on a three- day visit to undertake a comprehensive review on the preparedness for the Assembly Election on December 7 in Telangana.

 Sharesee more..
Eight die, 13 injured as luxury bus rams into truck in Ahmednagar

Eight die, 13 injured as luxury bus rams into truck in Ahmednagar

22 Oct 2018 | 8:07 PM

Pune, Oct 22 (UNI) Eight passengers died on the spot and 13 others
were injured when a private luxury bus they were travelling in
rammed into a truck from behind on Pune-Ahmednagar highway in Parner
taluka of Ahmednagar district on Monday.

 Sharesee more..
Amritsar train tragedy: Congress failed to fix responsibility, alleges BJP

Amritsar train tragedy: Congress failed to fix responsibility, alleges BJP

22 Oct 2018 | 7:54 PM

Amritsar, Oct 22 (UNI) Senior BJP leader Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina on Monday came down heavily upon the Congress government in the state for denying justice to the families, whose loved ones were killed in the train mishap at Jaura Fatak, Amritsar, during Dusshera celebrations.

 Sharesee more..

17 IAS, 11 HCS officers transferred in Haryana

22 Oct 2018 | 7:49 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 22 (UNI) Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of 17 IAS and 11 HCS officers, with immediate effect.

 Sharesee more..
image