After seeing the problems faced by those who cannot afford higher education which includes children from the weaker section of the society and orphans, Bangalore University (BU) has recently announced a speech to provide free education to master degree courses.
To implement this, the varsity has launched a student adoption scheme.
- The university will be offering free of cost education and boarding facilities to orphan students
- And two programmes—Post Graduation and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) — will be offered
- As per reports, two girls are currently pursuing PG courses under this scheme
- Also, a few years ago, the university had reserved seats for candidates seeking admission under transgender category.
Further, a senior official in BU correspondent said teaching faculties of the university will donate money to provide free education to children under the scheme.
Meanwhile, students falling under this scheme can apply for the programmes by submitting death certificates of their parents and income certificate.
Registrar of BU said:
- KN Ninge Gowda, registrar of BU, said all the students will be given free food and training in personality development
- “If students fail to complete the course in the stipulated time, they will be allowed to stay in the hostel till they clear supplementary exams. The university has not reserved a particular number of seats for orphan students; meritorious students will be given seats under the general quota,” he added.
As per official data, there are 50 universities in the state, of which 25 are government, 15 deemed and 10 private.