1.55 lakh tablet PCs distributed under Digital Learning Programme

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
CM Tablet

Bengaluru : Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa inaugurated 2500 Smart classes for Government First Grade Colleges under Digital Learning Programme and symbolically distributed tablet PCs to students of Government Higher Education Institutions. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said that the programme is beneficial in moulding the future of the students. Smart classes will include projectors, white […]

Improvements in training at ITIs in the offing

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Mangaluru: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Monday said that the high-power committee headed by him on upgrading training imparted at Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the country would submit its report in two months. The committee is mandated to suggest ways and means to upgrade the quality […]

Manipal varsity bags EU project in higher education

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Manipal: Manipal University bagged the prestigious Capacity Building project in Higher Education offered by the European Union under the Erasmus Plus programme. The three-year project carries a grant of EUR 564178 (about Rs 4 crore) to develop Centre for Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), a teaching-learning methodology in schools to address the issues related […]

Govt told to give emphasis to higher education in State

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
Srinivas Kakkillaya

Mangaluru : The State government should lay emphasis on higher education, opined physician Dr Srinivas Kakkillaya. He was speaking after inaugurating a workshop on Second PU Kannada syllabus, for the Kannada lecturers, organised jointly by ‘Padaka,’ PU Kannada lecturers association and DK district PU College Principals Association at Ganapathy PU College in Mangaluru on Tuesday. […]

Physical education as optional subject in higher education courses soon

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Mangaluru: Karnataka State Higher Educational Council has approved a proposal to introduce physical education as one of the optional subjects for students of under-graduate courses in Karnataka. The Council is in touch with the state universities and through the universities with respective colleges to start this subject as an optional subjects, noted R V Deshpande, […]

Internal Quality Assurance Cells necessary in colleges: VC Prof .K.Byrappa

Friday, October 10th, 2014
K Byrappa

Mangalore : Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof .K.Byrappa said that IQAC – Internal Quality Assurance Cells will help to gather information from students to understand the pulse of student community. He was speaking to the students after inaugurating the NAAC-National Assessment and Accreditation Council, sponsored national seminar on ‘Measures for quality enhancement and sustenance in […]

Karnataka pulls out all stops to woo investors

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Bangalore : The Karnataka government has rolled out the red carpet for foreign investors, urging them to invest so that they “can reap rich dividends.” At a special plenary session on Karnataka on the second day of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Partnership Summit on Tuesday, Minister for Higher Education R.V. Deshpande urged foreign investors […]

ABVP students take out processions and protest against privatization of higher education

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Udupi-Mangalore: Thousand of ABVP students from MGM, KMC and other colleges demonstrated near the Clock Tower on Wednesday Dec. 18, disapproving of the State Govt. tactics to privatize engineering, dental and medical seats in the Govt. quota in various colleges to the extends of 30 to 45% which is easily available to poor students in […]

2- Day seminar held at SAC hall on Dec.1 calls for quality of teachers in higher education

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Mangalore : A 2-day seminar was organized at St Aloysius College hall starting from Dec.1 in regard to higher education and the problem of shortage of qualified teachers. Dr. Bhagyalakshmi, Director of Collegiate Education, Government of Karnataka inaugurated the 2-day seminar and stated that quality of higher education was the sine qua non (essential part) […]

All College students Association protests against new carry over system

Saturday, July 27th, 2013
carry over system

Mangalore :  The latest protest against change in carry ove system introduced by the Higher Education Department, was staged in Mangalore on July 27, Saturday by the All College Students Association. Dinker Shetty, State President of the Association strongly condemned the decision to change the carry over system and added that the new system has […]