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Education in Mysore: University of Mysore, Mysore Medical College, International School of Information Management

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Published May 28th 2010
ISBN : 9781157178170
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32 pages
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Chapters: University of Mysore, Mysore Medical College, International School of Information Management, Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering, Mahajana Law College, Maharaja College of Mysore, St. Josephs High School, Mysore, Karnataka. Source:MoreChapters: University of Mysore, Mysore Medical College, International School of Information Management, Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering, Mahajana Law College, Maharaja College of Mysore, St. Josephs High School, Mysore, Karnataka. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The University of Mysore (Kannada: ), is a public university in India. It was founded by the then Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and his Dewan, the renowned engineer-statesman Sir M.Visvesvarayya, on July 27, 1916. The Maharaja of Mysore became its first chancellor. The University came into existence on the basis of a report on educational progress in the United States and Australia, submitted by Messrs Thomas Denham and C.R.Reddy who visited these countries respectively. The University of Mysore became the first University outside the domain of the English administration in India, the sixth University in India as a whole, and the first ever University in Karnataka. It is a state University of the affiliating type, and became autonomous on March 3, 1956, when it gained recognition from the University Grants Commission. The main campus of the University, created in 1960, lies at the western end of the Kukkarahalli Lake. The University headquarters, the Crawford Hall, is located across the lake on the eastern end. This setting for the campus was nicknamed Manasagangotri (fountainhead of the Ganges of the Mind) by the poet-laureate, Dr. K.V.Puttappa (Kuvempu). Two satellite campuses have since been set up in response to the demands of postgraduate education from semi-urban/rural areas: Sir M.Visveswaraya Postgraduate Centre at Tubinakere in Mandya, and the Mysore University Postgraduate Centre at Hemagangotri in Hassan. At the University of Mysores f...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=101159