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They have been asked to create research facilities compulsorily

MANGALORE: The Academic Council of Mangalore University in its meeting on Thursday agreed to give affiliation to postgraduate courses proposed by six degree colleges for the academic year 2007-08, subject to the conditions laid down by the University.

K.M. Kaveriappa, Vice-Chancellor, who presided over the meeting, said that the degree colleges planning to start postgraduate courses should compulsorily create research facilities.

M.Sc Radiation Physics

The council has given approval to start a postgraduate course - M.Sc in Radiation Physics - at Mangalagangotri and passed the regulation, scheme and syllabus of this course. It gave its consent to the revised regulations governing the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D).

The House rejected affiliation to BBM and BA (HRD) courses of Moti Mahal College, Mangalore, for the academic year 2007-08 based on the report of a local inquiry committee of the University. The report said the college lacked qualified teachers for these courses. The council agreed to allow S.D.M. College of Business Management, Mangalore and St. Philomena College, Puttur, to start an MBA course from the next academic year with the condition that they should get approval from the All India Council for Technical Education for the course. It approved the proposal of St. Philomena College to open MSW course from the next academic year.

The House agreed to give its affiliation to M.Sc in Holistic Psychological Counselling, M.Sc in Software Technology and M.Sc in Analytical Chemistry that the St. Aloysius College has proposed to introduce from the next academic year.

The council resolved to give affiliation to M.Sc in Biotechnology (medicinal plants), M.Sc in Holistic Psychology Counselling proposed by SDM College, Ujire. It also agreed to allow the college to start Ph.D in Psychology.

Affiliation

The meeting agreed to give affiliation to M.Sc in Holistic Psychology Counselling course proposed by School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, and MSW course proposed by Meredian College of Commerce and Management, Mangalore, for the coming academic year.

It agreed to the revised regulation, scheme and syllabus of M.Sc course in Physics. K. Sundar Naik, Registrar, was present.

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