Staff Reporter

Audit Committee found academic irregularities and exam malpractices

Reports have been referred to the university’s vigilance officer

Irregularities alleged include giving internal assessment marks without examination

Bangalore: Cracking down on a large number of B. Ed. colleges for allegedly indulging in irregularities and examination malpractices, the Bangalore University has withheld the second semester results of B. Ed examination of the following 41 colleges.

Special Officer (Examinations) N. Shadakshara Swamy said the decision was taken based on the reports of the Academic Audit Committee and the three special squads for practical examinations. These reports have now been referred to retired IPS officer and university’s vigilance officer S. Ramakrishna and further action would be initiated after inquiry report.

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He said the irregularities include not conducting classes, non-maintenance of mandatory records and awarding internal assessment marks without conducting examination, among others.

The list

The 41 colleges are: Gautam College of Education, Kamalanagar, Bangalore; Amit College of Education, Rajajinagar; Auckland College of Education, Chokkanahalli; Keshava College of Education, Hegdenagar; Karnataka College of Education, Chokkanahalli; Harshavardhana College of Education, Jnanavikasa College of Education, Srinidhi College of Education, Srinidhi College of Women, St. Jospeh’s College of Education, Uttarahalli,; Royal College of Education, Uttarahali; Unity College of Education; Capitol College of Education, Kothanur Dinne, RBI Layout, J.P. Nagar 7th Phase; Bangalore City College of Education, Kalyan Nagar; Venkateshwara College of Education, Maruthjinagara, Madivala; Archana College of Education, Ullal Main Road,; KIET College of Education, Bismillanagar, Bannerghatta Road; Nethaji College of Education, Uttarhalli Road, Kengeri; SCT College of Education, Kaggadasapura, Thippasandra Post; SVN College of Education, Gayatrinagar; Suttaria College of Education, Nijagal, Tumkur Road; Universal College of Education, Kasaba Hobli, Sidlaghatta; Ganga Kaveri College, Hesaraghatta Main Road; Dhanvantari College, Chickabanavara; R.R. College, Chickabanavara; Mother Teresa B. Ed College, Goruguntepalya; Impact College of Education, Kodigehalli, Sahakaranagara; Manjula Mallesh College of Education; Rajiv Gandhi College of Education, Hulimavu; Huliyappa Mallamma College of Education, Crescent College of Education, Dharmaguru College of Education/B. Ed. College, Bagepalli, Kolar district; and G.M. B.Ed. College, Arasinakunte, Nelamangala.

Colleges with gross irregularities in the conduct of practical examination (based on special squad report): Regency College of Education; Smt. Mehra’s College of Education; Pragathi College of Education; Shanthiniketana College of Education; Vijayanagar College of Education, Chandra Layout; Bapu College of Education; Yeshvanthapura; St. Paul’s College of Education, Vijayanagar; SKM College of Education.

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