University Makes Getting Degree Certificate Easy

Published: 05th February 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th February 2015 03:06 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Bangalore University has decided to collect the convocation and examination fees of the final semester simultaneously to make it easy for students to apply for degree certificates. 

After a syndicate meeting approved this on Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor B Thimme Gowda said, “There are issues in the process (of applying for degree certificate). To avoid all these, we have come up with this measure.”

Prof Ninge Gowda, registrar, said they have introduced this measure following several complaints of colleges harassing students for degree certificates.

Now, once a student pays the fees, he or she can attend the convocation in person and collect the certificate, or it will be sent to the respective colleges, he said.

Thimme Gowda said the varsity has decided to investigate complaints that some full-time faculties are engaged in full-time courses at other colleges. “This is against rules. We have decided to identify such cases by alerting the colleges.”

He said the rule introduced by the varsity where the choice of selecting students does not rest with the Phd guides, but on the merit of the student has not gone down well with the guides of sociology and botany.

“Last year, we followed the same and some professors questioned this. We are conducting a separate counseling for sociology and botany,” said Thimme Gowda.

Following complaints of malpractice at the Bangalore Institute of Management Studies during an MBA examination on Tuesday, the university has cancelled the institute as an exam centre and shifted it to the Surana College in Kengeri.

“When we visited the college, we found the chief superintendent (principal of the college) absent, which itself is a violation,” said Ninge Gowda.

Stay up to date on all the latest Bengaluru news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp