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KVASU to release publications on Entrepreneurship and Media highlights on 16th at Trivandrum.

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University’s publications on activities of Entrepreneurship and media highlights will be released on 16th November 2015 at Hotel Mascot, Trivandrum during the inaugural function of PREBAV-2015. ASAP Chief Executive Officer Dr.Reju IAS will release the publications titled Reflections and Media highlights. Vice Chancellor Dr.B.Ashok will deliver keynote address. Directorate of Entrepreneurship of KVASU is publishing these books which were edited by Dr.T.P.Sethumadhavan. Reflections cover the Entrepreneurship, Knowledge transfer, technology enabled learning, capacity building, exhibitions, ...
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KVASU to start College of Food Technology

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University’s College of Food Technology will start functioning at Thumburmuzhy, Near Chalakkudy, Thrissur on 7th September 2015. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala Sri. Oommen Chandy will inaugurate the college on 7th Sept 2015 at 12 Noon. Chief Minister will also launch 24X7 Veterinary Services of the University namely e Vetconnet. Hon’ble Minister for Culture and Dairying, Govt of Kerala Sri.K.C.Joseph will preside over the function. Sri.Innocent MP will launch the new Dairy products of KVASU and Sri. B.D.Devassy MLA will inaugurate the exhibition and seminar organised for the farmers. ...
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IT alumni discussing future of tech

Kolkata, Jul 25,2015: Discussing innovative ideas to spark the next wave in technology, hundreds of IIT alumni across the world have gathered at the PAN IIT Global Leadership Conference 2015 in the US. Formed by US-based alumni from all the IITs, the three- day conference started yesterday in California. Close to 4000 people from various IITs, foreign universities and corporations are attending this event, the organisers said in a communique, adding that they are promoting innovative ideas to spark the next wave in technology, transformational technology, women IITians, mentorship, networking and giving back to IITs. The event has ...
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Off campus students to complete studies

Kottayam, Jul 11,2015 : The Kerala Government has permitted Mahatma Gandhi University to facilitate continuation of studies of enrolled students in their second and third years of study, following the closing down of 132 off campus centers under the varsity. This move will facilitate 12,787 students under the off campus mode in their second and third years to continue their programmes, besides enabling 4055 students to complete their programmes after appearing for the practical and viva voice, a university press release said. The University had issued orders to close down the off campus centres in three stages following directions from ...
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KVASU bagged National award for Excellence

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University bagged the National Award for excellence in Education among the category of best performing educational institutions in the country. This is the first award instituted by Emerging Kerala, Education Insider and DC Media. KVASU has been selected based on some of the benchmarks like student enrolment, new courses, technology enabled distance learning programme (MOOC), e-Governance, IT initiatives, Entrepreneurship, employability, international collaboration and other academic and research initiatives. Director of Entrepreneurship of KVASU Dr.T.P.Sethumadhavan received the award from Sri.Ravi.DC, ...
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KVASU to launch additional 10 courses under MOOC mode

16th Academic Council of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University held at Pookode on 1st June 2015 decided to start 14 new courses including courses under technology enabled learning programmes; told Dr.B.Ashok, Vice Chancellor. Courses include P.G. Diploma in Climate Services in Animal Agriculture, P.G. Diploma in Climate Services, PG Diploma in Meat Processing Technology, PG Diploma in Toxicologic Pathology, PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Assurance, PG Diploma in Therapeutic Management of Infectious Diseases of Pet Animals and Pet Birds, Post Graduate Certificate Course in Veterinary Homeopathy, Certificate programme in ...
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KVASU to launch additional 10 courses under MOOC mode

16th Academic Council of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University held at Pookode on 1st June 2015 decided to start 14 new courses including courses under technology enabled learning programmes; told Dr.B.Ashok, Vice Chancellor. Courses include P.G. Diploma in Climate Services in Animal Agriculture, P.G. Diploma in Climate Services, PG Diploma in Meat Processing Technology, PG Diploma in Toxicologic Pathology, PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Assurance, PG Diploma in Therapeutic Management of Infectious Diseases of Pet Animals and Pet Birds, Post Graduate Certificate Course in Veterinary Homeopathy, Certificate programme in ...
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KVASU to study best practices amongst Governance Structures in non Public Universities in India

Association of Indian Universities accepted a research project of Dr.B.Ashok, Vice Chancellor Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University as the Principal Investigator regarding the proposal for Joint Research Project on 'An Evaluation of Best Practices Amongst Governance Structures in Non Public Universities in India’. The Proposal has been accepted by the competent authority as informed by Dr Amarendra Pani, Head, Research, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The Project outlay is Rs 5 lakhs. India has750 Universities, 47000 college and 30 million students with a gross enrolment rate of 21 percent for the age group ...
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KVASU notification soon

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University's Notification for admission will be released within a week. Please visit www.kvasu.ac.in
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IGNOU's new French language program

Nagpur: The Regional Centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here has decided to conduct French language classes in Nagpur before it is developed as a Smart City with support from France. A lot of people particularly (French) experts will be frequently visiting and camping here for quite a long time and will be interacting with the locals and French language will be handy for the locals to converse with French people, Dr P Shivaswaroop, Regional Director of IGNOU said. Normally a person is comfortable in his own spoken language and therefore IGNOU has decided to teach French language to those desirous particularly job ...
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Digitalisation of Universities

New Delhi, March 16,2015: It is intimated that the Human Resource Development Ministry is presently implementing the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) to leverage the potential of ICT, in teaching and learning process for the benefit of all the learners in Higher Education Institutions in any time any where mode. Under the Mission, more than 810 courses in various disciplines in engineering and science are available on-line under National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), MHRD minister Smriti Irani said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha today. E-content for eight ...
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KVASU to study best practices amongst Governance Structures in non Public Universities in India

Association of Indian Universities accepted a research project of Dr.B.Ashok, Vice Chancellor Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University as the Principal Investigator regarding the proposal for Joint Research Project on 'An Evaluation of Best Practices Amongst Governance Structures in Non Public Universities in India’. The Proposal has been accepted by the competent authority as informed by Dr Amarendra Pani, Head, Research, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The Project outlay is Rs 5 lakhs. India has750 Universities, 47000 college and 30 million students with a gross enrolment rate of 21 percent for the age group ...
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JNU Combined Biotech Entrance

Kochi: On behalf of the participating Universities, the Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination on May 19, 2015 for admission to (1) M.Sc. (Biotechnology); (2) M.Sc.Agri./M.V.Sc(Biotechnology) and (3) M.Tech (Biotechnology) Programmes being offered by various participating Universities (as per details given against each).The entrance examination will be held in 51 cities. Exam Centres: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, ...
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IIT-Delhi enters into MoU with SPMCIL

New Delhi: Memorandum of Understanding Signed between Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology,Delhi (IIITD) & Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL) to Facilitate Collaboration on Research and Exchange of Technical Expertise in Field of Information Technology, Computing and Advance Analytics. Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL), a Miniratna Category-I CPSE, and wholly owned Schedule ‘A’ Company of Government of India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT D), a research-led Institute ...
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UGC asks varsities to keep pace

Kochi: The University Grants Commission has asked all the universities, colleges and institutions recognised by it to register themselves with Public Financial Management System (PFMS) and verify the applications of students received online towards Central Sector Scholarship Scheme to enable the Ministry of Human Resource Development to disburse scholarships to the students directly into their bank accounts under its Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Programme.The UGC has asked the institutes to validate the the uploaded applications on PFMS portal online without any delay to safeguard the interests of students and to prohibit discrimination and ...
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Campus interview will be held at KVASU, Pookode, Wayanad campus during February 2015

                     Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is entering in to a meaningful collaboration with MRCMPU(MILMA) in Six northern districts of the State.MRCMPU decided to purchase the mineral mixture for dairy farmers serving MRCMPU through milk Co-operatives. Based on the indent given by MRCMPU, Department of Animal Nutrition of KVASU Mannuthy campus will supply the appropriate quantity of area specific scientifically formulated KVASU mineral mixture in areas covering the MRCMPU dairy farmers. Launching of the product ...
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UGC guidelines for strict implementation

 The University Grants Commission has issued guidelines for the strict implementation of the reservation policy of the government in universities, deemed to be universities, colleges and other grant-in-aid institutions and centres.   The institutions concerned need to submit reports about the implementation of these guidelines annually by February 15 of the following year in the prescribed format to the Deputy Secretary, SCT Division, University Grants Commission, New delhi with a copy each to the Ministry of Human Resource Development or the Department of Education of the State Government concerned.   The ...
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KVASU felicitated Dr.Venugopal for receiving Officer of the Order of the British Empire recognition

Exciting opportunities are awaiting for Bioscience researchers across the globe; says Dr. Venugopal Nair Exciting opportunities are awaiting for Bioscience researchers across the globe; says Dr. Venugopal Nair, who is currently working as the Head of Avian Viral Diseases Programme at the Pirbright Institute in the UK. Dr.Venugopal made this remark during the felicitation programme arranged at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, KVASU Mannuthy Campus on 1st January 2015 in connection with his recognition in the New Year's Honours List 2015 published on the 30th of December 2014 to receive an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British ...
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KVASU’s academic council decided to strengthen integrity and quality standards of research programmes

14th meeting of the Academic Council of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University held at Headquarters, Pookode on 20th December 2014 decided to conduct convocation ceremony during the first week of March 2014.It has been decided to improve integrity and quality standards of PG/PhD programmes to prevent misconduct in research on practical and administrative dimensions. As part of controlling plagiarism it has been decided that all major advisors shall check the thesis text, for any traces of plagiarism and shall furnish a certificate in the prescribed format to this effect at the time of thesis submission. Softwares for detecting ...
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KVASU to confer honorary doctorates to Dr.P.K.Warrier and Dr.Amrita Patel

The 15th meeting of the Management Council of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University held on 22nd December 2014 at Headquarters, Pookode passed a resolution to confer honorary doctorate degrees to Dr.P.K.Warrier, Managing Trustee, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal and Dr.Amrita Patel. Former Chairman, National Dairy Development Board upon confirmation from the Chancellor. ...
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Vision 2030 envisages 23 World class Universities

Federation of Indian chambers of Commerce and industry (FICCI) recently published Higher Education Vision 2030 during the FICCI higher education summit held at New Delhi from 12th to 14th November 2014. The vision 2030 is aligned with policy foundation and envisages the student at the core of the Globalised world.Says Mr.T.V.Mohandas Pai, Chairman, FICCI Higher education Committee. It promotes the theory of lifelong learning beyond the campuses, together with the integration of technology in every aspect of learning-teaching and institutional administration to deliver high quality education. It envisages making India a Global hub in higher ...
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Australian university names scholarship after Big B

Mumbai, May 2, 2014: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who inaugurated the Indian Film Festival Melbourne (IFFM) along with the Governor and his wife Thursday, is ecstatic to hear that the La Trobe University has named a scholarship after him. "The La Trobe University names a scholarship after me, to be accorded to deserving students from all walks of life that will come and study media and entertainment courses here," the 71-year-old posted on his blog srbachchan.tumblr.com. He took to the platform also to thank the governance of Victoria, Australia, for calling him to inaugurate the 11-day festival. “Thank you, the Governance of ...
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IIT Guwahati among top 100 global varsities

The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati has made it to the world's top 100 varsity rankings, bringing India for the first time on the list. IIT-Guwahati is the only Indian educational institute in the 2014 league table of '100 Under 50' institutions released by the 'Times Higher Education' (THE) magazine. The IIT shares the 87th rank on the list with Portugal's New University of Lisbon and Australia's University of Western Sydney. The annual evaluation of the world's top 100 universities under 50 years of age had a distinct Eastern stance with South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology topping the list for ...
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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University will host XXI Annual Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai from 17th to 19th July 2014

 Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) will be organizing the XXI Annual Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB) at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai from 17th to 19th July 2014. To address the problems affecting livestock and poultry health and thereby livestock and poultry industry, it is also proposed to conduct International Symposium on “Livestock Diseases Affecting Livelihood Options and Global Trade – Strategies and Solutions” during the Annual Convention. It is fitting that this event of importance is held at TANUVAS at its Silver Jubilee Year ...
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Job fair 2014 and new courses @ Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

Job fair @KVASU campus, Pookode Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is conduction Job fair 2014 for Veterinary, Dairy Science and allied diploma holders on 8th and 9th May 2014 at Pookode Campus, Wayanad. Prospective candidates can attend the programme.Lot of employers from academia and industry will be expected to attend the job fair. For more details visit www.kvasu.ac.in Veterinary University’s admission notification from 14th May 2014 onwards Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University will call for admission to post graduate courses, PhD programmes, Diploma programmes and Technology enabled distance ...
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KAU’s MBA in Agri Business Management

Kerala Agricultural University’s Agri Business School based at Vellanikkara, Thrissur called for two year MBA programme in Agribusiness Management. Any graduate can apply. Agri business is one of he potential sectors which can generate more employment in the industry and banking and financial sectors. Admission is based on entrance examination KAUMAT For more details visit www.kau.edu
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KAU’s MBA in Agri Business Management

Kerala Agricultural University’s Agri Business School based at Vellanikkara, Thrissur called for two year MBA programme in Agribusiness Management. Any graduate can apply. Agri business is one of he potential sectors which can generate more employment in the industry and banking and financial sectors. Admission is based on entrance examination KAUMAT  For more details visit www.kau.edu
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Apply for Amrita Nano Sciences programme

Nano Sciences is emerging as one of the future technologies of the world. This course has immense research potential in United States, EU, UK and Canada. Amrita University called for admission to M.Tech Nanosciences. Entrance examination will be conducted on 11th May 2014. For more details visit www.amrita.edu
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Apply for Amrita Nano Sciences programme

Nano Sciences is emerging as one of the future technologies of the world. This course has immense research potential in United States, EU, UK and Canada. Amrita University called for admission to M.Tech Nanosciences. Entrance examination will be conducted on 11th May 2014. For more details visit www.amrita.edu
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KVASU will facilitate Healthy Food from Healthy Animals with World University Network

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is offering courses catering one health concept. Considering the global concern on “adapting to climate change”, with the immediate strategic objective of safeguarding food security for the growing human population predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050 a network of the following Universities like University of Bristol, UK, Leeds University, UK, Penn State University, USA, University of Western Australia and Zhejiang University, China under the domain Worldwide Universities Network.KVASU is a participating group in this network along with Rothamsted Research North Wyke Farm ...
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ICAR lauded KVASU’s Academic and Research innovations

Indian Council of Agriculture research (ICAR) has sanctioned One Crore Rupees under the scheme Strengthening and Development of Agriculture education for the year 2013-14 to Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. ICAR sanctioned this amount immediately after visiting the Pookode and Mannuthy Campuses of the University. ICAR oversight Committee under the leadership of Dr.C.Devakumar, Assistant Director General (EPD) visited the University from 30th April to 4th May 2013. As a sequel to satisfactory visit of the team ICAR lauded the efforts of KVASU in the areas of education, research and extension. Kerala Veterinary and Animal ...
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Foreign universities are eagerly waiting to start campuses in India

Foreign education bill is expected to be introduced in the forthcoming parliament session. Thus it may become the law during monsoon session of parliament. Widespread discussions are taking place about this bill within the country and abroad. SWOT analysis of this bill reveals that it can create spectacular growth in the higher education and research sector of the country. Indian students can easily access the cutting edge technologies at an affordable cost is one of the major impacts of this bill. Recent analysis reveals that in 2008-09, around 140 Indian institutions and 156 foreign education providers were involved in academic ...
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KVASU will offer Distance learning courses in Livestock-Agri Entrepreneurship Management and Farm Journalism

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) will be offering courses on Post graduate diploma in Livestock-Agri Entrepreneurship and food security Management (PGD in LEFM) and Post graduate certificate programme in Farm Journalism in the distance learning mode. Applications are invited for admission to post graduate diploma programmes in distant mode in the School of New Media and Research of Directorate of Entrepreneurship of KVASU for the year 2014-15. In the globalised era where food security and food safety issues are emerging, Livestock and Agri entrepreneurship is getting momentum in the country. Recent trends reveal ...
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