BENGALURU: The College Grants Fee (UGC) has granted permission for Bangalore College (BU) to supply distance schooling programs for the present educational yr. Following a latest assembly between BU and UGC, the latter accepted the programs for 2018-19 educational yr and for the subsequent 5 years.
The college, nonetheless, is ready for an official communication to difficulty admission notification.
“We have now submitted the mandatory paperwork and compliance stories to UGC. I personally gave a presentation earlier than UGC authorities and so they have given an oral approval. We’re ready for an official communication,” B C Mylarappa, director (in-charge), distance schooling division, BU, stated.
In the meantime, the college has determined to supply MBA and B.Ed programmes by means of distance mode this yr for which it has to get permission from the UGC once more. The educational council assembly held on Wednesday handed a decision on this regard. “To date B.Ed and MBA programs weren’t a part of our distance schooling. We are going to submit a request to UGC searching for permission to supply the identical from the present educational yr itself,” Mylarappa added. Together with this, BU may even provide postgraduate course in journalism, dance and drama.
In the meantime, college sources stated officers who went to fulfill UGC authorities needed to “battle” to fulfill the UGC chairman. The interface assembly of BU with UGC was mounted for September 18 in New Delhi. The workforce lead by Chancellor of Karnataka Central College N R Shetty additionally comprised BU V-C Okay R Venugopal, Registrar BK Ravi and Mylarappa. Once they expressed their curiosity in assembly UGC Chairman D P Singh, they weren’t allowed.
Following this, they acquired in contact with some senior RSS leaders and managed to fulfill the chairman. Sources added that, earlier than giving the approval, UGC has acquired an enterprise from BU placing sure restrictions. BU officers, nonetheless, denied this.