PG Centre at Chikkaluvara to be ready by September: Mangalore University VC

PG Centre at Chikkaluvara to be ready by September: Mangalore University VC

A full-fledged PG Centre of Mangalore University at Chikkaluvara will be ready by September. Once, the work on PG centre is completed, then post graduation in microbiology and biochemistry will be shifted to the science block.

When Deccan Herald contacted Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof T C Shivashankaramurthy, he said that a building to accommodate science courses is ready. The work on ladies and boys hostel, and teachers quarters is in full swing and will be completed by September. Building to accommodate arts PG courses will be ready by December.

The VC said that PG in chemistry, economics and commerce will be started at Chikkaluvara centre from next academic year.

Udupi PG centre

If everything goes well as per the plan, then the PG centre at Udupi will also be materialised. The team constituted by the Mangalore University has inspected land at Uppur and Belapu for the setting up of PG centre at Udupi. The team has selected a place for the setting up of the PG centre and the proposal will be placed before the Syndicate meeting scheduled to be held on June 22. After getting approval from the Syndicate for the PG Centre in Udupi, a proposal will be submitted to the State government for approval, said the VC.

PG admission

The university has simplified the admission procedure for post-graduate courses from this academic year. With the new system, there will be lesser paper work. Students applying for more than one course will save money as well.

The application form will have only three to four pages unlike seven pages in the previous years. The university has removed some of the columns from the old application form as suggested by a committee. A student was asked to submit two sets of application forms and photographs and Rs 300 as application fee for his/her first choice of subject till last year. This was applicable for each additional course/ choice the student applied for, and a fee of Rs 200 for each additional course.

However, from this year, a student will be asked to submit only one application form, wherein he will have to correctly mention his choice of courses along with one photograph and application fee. Those applying for other courses as options will have to submit photocopies of the original application along with Rs 100 as application fee for each course and submit it to the respective departments. There is no need to attach photographs again, he said.

After the admission, the original application forms will be sent to the department chosen by the student under the centralised admission procedure.

Even this year, the counselling for admission will be centralised at Mangalore University campus. Counseling and admission to all science departments (including Department with entrance exam) will be held on July 15 from 10  am onwards. Counseling and admission to all arts departments (including department with entrance exam) will be held on July 16 and counseling and admission to all commerce departments (including Department with entrance exam) will be held on July 17.