PG Diploma in Finance, Banking Technology

PG Diploma in Finance, Banking Technology

The Academic Council of Mangalore University has given approval to colleges coming under the university to start Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Banking Technology.

A draft regulation governing the programme was approved in the meeting chaired by Vice Chancellor K Byrappa.

According to the draft regulations, candidates, who have passed Bachelors Degree examination of the university or any other university considered as equivalent, are eligible for admission.

The one-year programme has a minimum of 32 weeks of instruction and two weeks of examination.

The Academic Council also approved the revised syllabus of open elective courses of postgraduation programme in Yogic Sciences as well.

It also approved draft regulations governing conduct of special examinations for postgraduate/under graduate/postgraduate diploma/diploma/certificate programmes in the faculties of arts, science and commerce.

Development projects

Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of the meeting, Prof Byrappa said Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddi will inaugurate an animal house (for research purpose), a gym, 400 mts sports track, campus survelliance system and solar lighting system on the campus on February 10.

He said that the university is mulling over constructing a pond on a land abutting the administrative building.

Convocation

The convocation will be held on February 26. Subhra Suresh, president, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, will deliver the convocation address, he added.

Theses in Kannada

Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof K Byrappa said that several research scholars in Humanities and Management faculties are showing keen interest in submitting their theses in Kannada.

He felt that the reason may be inability of an anti-plagiarism software installed by the university to scan through theses in Kannada language. The university has received hundreds of requests from research scholars to present their research findings in Kannada, he stated.

Earlier, UGC and the Karnataka State Higher Education Council had taken note of plagiarism in research work. They had directed all the universities to install anti-plagiarism software.

In the meeting, Nandini Bharath Patel, an MEd student and a member of the Academic Council, said that the quality of research work has been affected due to plagiarism.

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