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               Bangalore University
                Hearty Welcome to
              The UNESCO DELEGATES
                        By
                Dr.N.PRABHU DEV
                 Vice-Chancellor
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BU- UNESCO                           Vision
  To strive for excellence in education for the realization of a vibrant and inclusive society
  through knowledge creation and dissemination.



                                    Mission
  Impart quality education and promote scientific temper.
  Blend theoretical knowledge with practical skills.
  Pursue academic excellence through quality teaching, research and
  publications.
  Provide access to all sections of the society to pursue higher education.
  Inculcate right values among students.
  Promote leadership qualities among students.
  Produce socially sensitive citizens.
  Hasten the process of creating a knowledge society.


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                 Institution at a Glance
     University established in 1964
     It is spread over THREE Campuses
      I. Main Campus, Jnana Bharathi – 1111.32 acres




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             II. Central College Campus – 65 acres
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                     III. P.G. Centre, Kolar – 30 acres

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                                                  Estimated cost

                                                  - Rs.10.00 crores :
                                                    30 acres of land
                                                    sanctioned by
                                                    Government in
                                                    2007



   • At present in Rented Building
   • PG Courses: Botany, Commerce,
   •              Kannada and Economics
   • Boys and Girls Hostel


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                 Position of Colleges/Departments
Particulars                1964          2001           2008-2009



Total No. of colleges          32         398                       722
Constituent Colleges      04             003                        003
 P.G. Departments 16                41            48 + 7 Centers

 P.G. Courses                  16            41                      58

Course options             68            186                       220

Autonomous Colleges            -          -                        10

Colleges offering              -          -                    115
P.G. Courses


Colleges with Potential        -         -                           03
for excellence
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               Present stream of students with break up
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                                        Comme-
                     Social
 Cate-       Scie-            Langua-     rce/     Educa-
                     Scie-                                   Law    Engg.     Total
 gory         nce               ges     Manage      tion
                      nce
                                         ment
SC / ST       303     220      106        122       114       56      90      1011
                                                                             22.43%
OBC/          562     334      190        118       213       98     190      1705
BC                                                                           37.84%
General       869     172      360        170        15       44     160      1790
                                                                             39.72%
  Total      1734     726      656        410       342      198     440      4506
             38.48   16.12    14.56%     9.09%     7.59%     4.39    9.76     100%
              %        %                                      %       %



                       22.43% of students belongs to SC/ST category
                         37.84% of students belongs to OBC group
          Thus, totally 60.27% of the students represents socially, economically
                               backward classes category.
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                      Students’ Centric Activities
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         •    Director, Students Welfare
         •    Special Officer, SC and ST Cell
         •    Coordinator, Pre Examination Coaching Centre.
         •    Director, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Study and Research Centre.
         •    Director, Physical Education
         •    Coordinator, Cultural Committee
             Special Coaching :        Computer Awareness
                                       Spoken English/Communicative English
                                       Soft Skills,
                                       NET, SLET, IAS, KAS,
                                       Competitive Examinations
                                       Remedial Teaching for slow learners


 Medical Insurance for students from 2008-09 is envisaged Grievances of students are
 being resolved by respective officers –Decentralized.

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                      Students’ Centric Activities
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         •    Director, Students Welfare
         •    Special Officer, SC and ST Cell
         •    Coordinator, Pre Examination Coaching Centre.
         •    Director, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Study and Research Centre.
         •    Director, Physical Education
         •    Coordinator, Cultural Committee
             Special Coaching :        Computer Awareness
                                       Spoken English/Communicative English
                                       Soft Skills,
                                       NET, SLET, IAS, KAS,
                                       Competitive Examinations
                                       Remedial Teaching for slow learners


 Medical Insurance for students from 2008-09 is envisaged Grievances of students are
 being resolved by respective officers –Decentralized.

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                   University has a “Sports Policy”
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                   Cash awards for sportspersons


 Sl.                                 Particulars                      Amount
 No.                                                                   (Rs.)
  1.         For participation at National level                        10,000/-
  2.         For winning Gold Medal – International                   1,00,000/-
  3.         For winning Silver medal – International                   50,000/-
  4.         For winning Bronze Medal – International                   25,000/-
  5.         All India Inter University competition – Gold              10,000/-
             For establishing new records                               20,000/-
  6.         All India Inter University Competitions – Silver Medal      7,500/-
                                                                      Contd..

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        7.   All India Inter University Competitions (Team events)   4,000/-
             Silver Medal                                            2,500/-
             Bronze Medal                                            1,500/-
        8.   All India Inter-University Competitions in sports
             and games (Team events) – Winners                       4,000/- each
                                       - Runners                     2,500/- each
        9.   South Zone Inter-University Competitions in sports
             and games (Team Events) – Winners                       3,500/- each
                                      - Runners                      2,500/- each




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                          Faculty
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             Professors                  119
             Readers                     78
             Lecturers                   187
             Total                       384
• Total Sanctioned Post : 555
  FACILITIES PROVIDED:
• Computer with Internet Facility
• Deputation to participate in conferences – India: 391;
  Abroad: 76; at a cost of Rs.46.00 lakhs
• Medical Reimbursement to the employees of Bangalore
  University – Rs. 3.13 crores
• Regular implementation of CAS
• Sabbatical leave
• House Building and Vehicle advances                      12
                Non Teaching staff
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              Non-teaching         1155
Strength
              Technical            186
              Total                1341

     • Training Programme (RTI, Computer awareness,
       HRD etc.)
     • Regularization and Promotions
     • Medical Reimbursement
     • Fee concession for pursuing Higher Studies in the
       University
     • Free Cardiac medical Camp for both teaching &
       Non-teaching staff
     • House Building and vehicle purchase loans           13
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                    Examination Reforms
    Semester Mode
    Challenges: 25 lakhs answer books – valuation, Tabulation,
     Processing of results, Revaluation, Challenge valuation, Printing of
     Marks cards, Degree Certificates etc.
    Computerization of the process.
    Photocopy of the valued answer books available to students.
    Revaluation and Challenge Valuation allowed.
    A UG degree task force.
    Senior Professors – as Special Officers in the Examination Wing
    Decentralization of Valuation work
    Valuation Monitoring Committee
    Creation of Zones for examination squads
    Introduction of 36 page answerscript
    Security measures
    Examination related grievances are resolved by Examination Cell
    Entrance examination for Ph.D. enrolment
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            SUMMARY OF INCOME & EXPENDITURE FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS
           Particulars       2002-03         2003-04     2004-05        2005-06       2006-07

             Income          7216.55         7065.36     6789.99        7672.85       8542.01
          Expenditure        5362.78         6219.07     6677.94        7816.69       7727.98

                9000

                8000

                7000

                6000

                5000                                                              Income
                                                                                  Expenditure
                4000

                3000

                2000

                1000
                         2002-03   2003-04    2004-05   2005-06    2006-07




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             New P.G. courses of interdisciplinary
                           nature
      •      M.Sc. -Electronic Media
      •      M.A. -Women Studies
      •      M.Sc. -Molecular Biology
      •      M.Sc. -Life Sciences
      •      M.I.B.-Masters in International Business
      •      M.A. -Visual Arts
      •      M.Sc. -Apparel Technology & Management
      •      Introduction of 4 year B.S.programme
      •      Introduction of 4 Year Criminology Course
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                     University Library
    • The Library Collection exceeds 3.5 lakh books and
      65,000 back volumes of the journals.

    • Internet and ICT facility to all teachers and research
      scholars to access more than 6500 e.journals.

    • The Library is provided with 4 servers and 88 P4
      computers connected to 2mbps internet bandwidth
      exclusively for Library.

    • The annual budget of University Library exceeds one
      crore rupees for purchase of Books and Journals.

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             • Online public access catalogue (OPAC).

             • The Dynamic Library website links to most of the E-
               Resources on the web as well as avails the access to 6,500
               E-Journals UGC-INFONET.

             • The Library has developed MoU with Google and avails
               the University Mail server hosted by Google with
               University domain name.

             • The Library brings out the Current Awareness Bulletin
               consisting of the content pages of print journals received
               every fortnight.

             • The Library has developed a interactive database of Thesis
               and Dissertations submitted to Bangalore University.

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                Amount spent for new books,
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                journals during the last five years

                        Books                         Journals

               No. of                                             Amount
  Year                         Amount       No. of
               Books                                               Spent
                                Spent      Journals
             purchased                                             (Rs.)

2005-06          5504         36,21,789       272              41,59,909

2006-07          4293         31,71,355       281              44,89,151

2007-2008                      45,75,000      292                 35,00,000

2008-2009                       71,00,00   Including, Books & Journals and
                                                      Equipment
Upgradation of Informationm Technology                40,00,000
Centre with the Assistance of UGC

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             Information Technology Centre
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     •   The Centre is Conducting Computer Practical classes for various PG departments in
         the University (around 850 students every year).
     •   Teaching Theory paper on Computer Applications for various PG departments.
     •   The Centre is involved in conducting Computer Practical Examinations for various
         PG depts.
     •   Conducting Computer Awareness Training Programmes for the PG students,
         Research Scholars and staff of the University.
     •   Apart from its usual responsibilities and functions, the centre is also providing
         computational and Internet facilities to the staff and students.
     •   On hand In-house Crash Course to the students of Post Graduate Departments
     •   On line internet facilities to the Affiliated Colleges – for downloading Information
     •   The Centre also offers Guidance to Ph.D. students for doing statistical analysis of
         their data and in preparation of their reports.




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               Feedback by Students on
        (Performance Appraisal of Teachers by
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                      students
     a) Departmental infrastructure
     b) The Course content
     c) Performance of Teachers

     Analysis of data by a Software company

     Interaction of Vice-Chancellor with the faculty “One-to-
     One” of each department


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BU-UNESCO      Feedback by Faculty about
            Administration (No questionnaire)

     • Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Board
       (PMEB).

     • Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).




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                                     Research
        University funding for Interdisciplinary Research – Rs.
        50.00 lakhs - in progress.
        Project proposal are invited from Lecturers to get ‘SEED
        MONEY’ to initiate projects. Rs.75,000/- per year to
        Science teachers and Rs.50,000/- per year for others.
        Enrolment to Ph.D. programme – Entrance Test – 1st
        Rank Student in each department to get University
        Fellowship.
        All enrolled SC/ST students get University Fellowship.

     More than 6% of the University budget is earmarked for research


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              55 Projects of Individual Teachers
               have been completed – Rs. 6.00
               crores.

              88 Projects by Individual Faculty are
               in progress




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             Recent Additions - Projects
     • UGC Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and
       Inclusive Policy – Rs. 40.00 lakhs per year under 11th Plan.
     • Major Projects funded by DST-FIST
     • University Grants Commission – Special Assistance
       Programme for Infrastructre Development in selected
       Departments

     • Department of Psychology, Centre for Psychological
       Counselling – gets about Rs.12.00 crores for
       strengthening human and institutional capacities for
       councellor training in South India from Global Fund,
       Geneva.
     • 30 major projects funded by UGC to individual faculty
       Members


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      ACHIEVEMENTS
          Awards
Total -91 awards 2003-2009
• National Awards to the teachers - 82
• International Awards – 09
• Participation of Teachers in the
 International Con/Sem/held abroad - 78
 International/National level –held
  within India -                     687
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                               Awards
             •   Sir C.V. Raman Award
             •   National Mineral Award
             •   Central Sahithya Academy Award
             •   National Environmental Science Academy Award
             •   Kalpana Chawla Award
             •   Karnataka State Sangeetha Nrithya Academy Award
             •   Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award
             •   Sri Ramanuja Award
             •   Karnataka Rajyotsava Award
             •   R.N. Jayagopal Award
             •   Orchid Society of India Award
             •   Professor Odum Gold Medal


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             INSA Senior Scientist Award
             JGSI Radhakrishna Prize
             Honorable Mention Award, John Templeton Fondation,
             Puri.
             IAFAAC Award, New Delhi
             Rama Rao Award
             Camlin Award, Chennai
             Budda Cultural Award
             P.Lankesh Award
             Lal Bahadur Sastry Award
             Ajantha Award
             William Mong Research Fellowship, Hong Kong
             Muslim Women Scientist Award
             Mahatma Gandhi Research Award
             Dr. Babu Jagajeevan Ram Award
             Commonwealth Fellowship
             Fulbright Fellowship
             INSA-ISPS Fellowship
             Royal Society incoming fellowship



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                      Special Lectures/Invited Talks
            Every department is funded to organize
            departmental Special Lectures, at least 8 per year.

         Under the umbrella of      a. Dr. Ambedkar Jayanthi
                                    b. Gandhi Jayanthi
                                    c. Women’s Day
                                    d. Kannada Rajyotsava Day
                                    e. Planet Earth Day
                                    f. National Science Day etc.,
        Every such event is used as an occasion to organize
        stimulating lectures on issues of contemporary interest

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             Forum for Free Thought: Theme based lectures
             on current affairs every semester
             In collaboration with three Science Academies of the
             Country, a series of lectures entitled
             “Frontier lectures in Biology”, “Physics”, “Chemistry” -
             annual feature.

        Nobel Award lecture series: about contributions
        of Nobel Prize winners – annual feature




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                        Research Publications
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  Sl. Publications                           Particulars
  No.
  1.         Books                                330
  2.         Research Papers     National   International   Souvenirs
                                                            &
                                                            Magazines
                                   1488          467           175
  3.         Abstracts/Proceed                    827
             ings
  4.         Book Reviews                        102



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                     Research consultancy

     •   Department of Geology
     •   Department of Geography
     •   Department of Microbiology/Biotechnology
     •   Department of Zoology, Centre for Applied Genetics.
     •   Department of Psychology
     •   Department of Environmental Science
     •   Department of Commerce
     •   Department of Sericulture
     •   Department of Botany
     •   Department of Library Science

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             Bio-park and NSS Activities
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• NSS Bhavan

• Maintenance and up keep of bio-park with 5.00 lakhs plant sapplings from the
  Western ghats, spread-over 500 acres Bio-park on the campus.

• Construction of Check-dams, to conserve rain water which in turn recharge
  ground water and help maintenance of bio-park and attract several endangered
  birds.

• Seven vanas and parks – Bonsai (Nurseries and mini forests) where the medicinal
  plants are grown have been laid out.

• Organizations such as Rotary, Inner wheel clubs, NGO’s, the State are
  collaborators in community oriented programmes.

• The University also has a tie-up with VANASAMVARDHANA programmes and
  JALASAMVARDHANA organizations for aforestation and for Ground water re-
  charging respectively on the Jnana Bharathi Campus.
• Landscaping programme at the entrance of the Jnana Bharathi Campus    33
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     It is time to remember with respect the
   contributions of my illustrious predecessors
                   from 1964
                  TO TILL DATE


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BANGALORE UNIVERSITY
      THANKS
         THE
     U.N.E.S.C.O
     DELEGATES
   FOR THEIR VISIT
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