Legislative Council approves division of BU

Bangalore University bifurcated finally
The Legislative council has approved division on the Bangalore University in two in the Karnataka State Universities Bill 2013. The new university will be formed from affiliated colleges and institutes that will be split from the existing setup.

 

Initially, the bill was proposed by the Karnataka state Higher education minister C.T. Ravi before the council. The minister explained reason about division that, the number of colleges which are affiliated to the Bangalore University gradually increased. It also increased the workload of the university.

The establishment of new university would definitely ease the workload of the university. As over 300 affiliated colleges will be shared between the two, Ravi confirmed.

Replying to members concern over government's exercise to divide colleges, Ravo said a provision has been made in the bill which will help the government to include or exclude or amend any of its rules by direct notification process and there is no need for a new bill or amendment process.

C T Ravi said, "We have decided the colleges between two universities on geographical basis and care has been taken to qualitatively balance the number of colleges and Institutes,"

The Entire Bangalore University is going to be divided into two universities one in the North and the other in the South, as the fore called Bangalore University (Jnanabharathi Campus) and DVG Jnanavahini University (The Hoskote Campus) from 2013-14 onwards. Around 150 acre of land has been reserved for the new university.

Meanwhile, many of the Bangalore University affiliated colleges wants to stay connected with BU. Even, they plan to change examinations separately for each universities.

Ravi also said that government is planning to avail a loan needed to raise the infrastructure for new university at one go from NABARD or any government institute instead of depending in government's allowances which will delay the project.

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