BRAOU B.Ed (Special Education) Spot Admissions on Jan 7

Hyderabad: Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) will be conducting Spot Admissions for B.Ed (Special Education) on January 7 at the Department of Education, Academic building, in the University Campus, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad 500033. The BRAOU authorities have asked students to attend with all original certificates. (INN)

BRAOU first year B.Sc. Degree practical training classes from Jan 4

Hyderabad: The Practical Training Classes for First Year, Semester-I B.Sc. Degree Students of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) in the Science subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Botany and Zoology, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Application will commence from January 4, 2022, onwards in the Science and Technology Multi-Functional Laboratories (STML), University Campus, Road No 46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.The Students who have paid lab fees have been advised to contact the Dean Office, Faculty of  Science to enroll themselves before December 30, 2021. For further details contact 040-23680 502/648. (INN)

Ambedkar Open University signs additional MoU with AOC Center

Hyderabad: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University entered an additional memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on Monday between the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) Center, Secunderabad. The current agreement between the two organisations will provide additional opportunities for Army personnel. This Agreement (MOU) will facilitate the various programs such as Advanced Diploma, Degree in Management and Administrative Studies, BA, B.Com, B.Sc. The university will also offer BLISc, MA, M.Com, M.Sc, MLISc, PGDM and MBA courses at the AOC Center.

The Registrar in-charge Dr. A.V.N. Reddy and AOC Secunderabad Center Commandant Brigadier Ajit Ashok Deshpande signed on the MoU and exchanged the documents.

On this occasion, Vice-Chancellor Prof K. Seetharama Rao said the AOC staff and their dependent family members were being offered the opportunity to study the courses offered by BRAOU. He explained that the Army personnel serving in the national defense, BRAOU serving with the aim of improving and upgrading their qualifications. He hopes that completing these courses will help them in their “second career” after retirement. It has been announced that a Learner Support Center / University Cell will be set up at the AOC Center soon.

The meeting was attended by AOC Center officials, Deputy Commandant Colonel Prince Dutta, Lieutenant Colonel Viraj Semwal, Academic Director of the University Prof. E.S. Sudha Rani Directors Dr. Banot Lal, Prof. Madhusudan Reddy, Prof. Shakila Khanam, Prof. Pushpa Chakrapani, other directors, deans and members of the university faculty were present. (INN)

BRAOU B.Ed examinations from Jan 18

Hyderabad: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) B.Ed Second Year examinations will be held from January 18 to 24 and first-year examinations will b held from 27th January to 2nd February. The Examination time is from 2.00 p.m to 5.00 pm.

Students have been advised to visit the university portal:www.braouonline.in for examination registration. The students have to pay the Practical Exam fee along with the Theory Exam fee as a single payment through T.S/A.P. Online Centres or Debit/Credit card only. The last date for Online registration is December 23.For further details, the candidates may contact their concerned study centres or contact – 040-23680241/254. (INN)

BRAOU launches massive open online course for ‘Swayam’

Hyderabad: The Centre for Staff Training and Development of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), is launching Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Online Course Development for SWAYAM in collaboration with Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA).

Teachers of KG to PG and at University level who want to learn more about online course development will find this MOOC informative and engaging. Using up-to- date learning design and simple, accessible technology, the course runs on an easy-to-use learning platform available via the Internet. The course will run over two weeks and requires approximately three to five hours of time each week. Designed to accommodate learners’ busy schedules, the course offers flexibility with options for learning the content. You will learn from readings, videos, discussions with other participants and instructors, meaningful exercises, and quizzes.

Prof.R.Limbadri, Chairman, TSCHE, Government of Telangana was the Chief guest for the program. He said that he was happy to Launch a new Online training  course. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused havoc in the education system. To reach the learners, Indian universities and colleges are encouraged to make use of SWAYAM Online platform. SWAYAM, which stands for Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds, is an Indian Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform.

Navin Mittal, Principal Secretary, Commissioner, Collegiate Education & Technical Education, Government of Telangana, was the guest of honour. He stressed that the Faculty members of universities and colleges require training so that they can design and develop quality online programmes based on the SWAYAM Guidelines.

Hence, it is necessary to develop an online course on SWAYAM which will motivate and guide faculty members through the step-by-step procedure for development of courses for SWAYAM. This MOOC will build the capacities of the faculty members to develop Online Programmes.

Prof K. Seetharama Rao, Vice-Chancellor, BRAOU President of the program and he said The top 100 universities under the NIRF ranking are being encouraged to start online courses as part of the self-reliant India campaign. The Government is also liberalising distance and online education regulatory framework. SWAYAM is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under Digital India to give a coordinated stage and free entry to web courses, covering all the levels of education institutions. UGC, New Delhi, is encouraging faculty members to submit their expression of interest for developing UG and PG courses.Prof. Madhu Parhar, Director, Commonwealth Educational Media centre for Asia, and  Dr. Manas Ranjan Panigrahi, Sr. Programme Officer (Education), CEMCA, New Delhi are the guest of honours for the program. Prof.Ghanta Chakrapani, Director (CSTD) welcomed and introduced the program. Prof.E.Sudharani, Director (Academic) spoke on the occasion. All the Directors, Heads of the Branches, Deans, Teaching and Non-Teaching staff members, research Scholars and officials of CEMCA participated through Zoom from New Delhi. (INN)

BRAOU Degree 2nd and 4th Semester exams from Jan 18

Hyderabad: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) Under Graduate 2nd Year IVth semester examinations will be held from January 18 to 24 and 1st year IInd Semester Examinations will be held from January 27 to February 2, 2022. The last date for Online registration is December 23, 2021. The Examination time is from 2.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m.Students have been advised to visit the university portal www.braouonline.in for examination registration. The Science students have to pay the Practical Exam fee along with the Theory Exam fee as a single payment through T.S/A.P. Online Centres or Debit/Credit card only. Further details candidates may contact their concerned study centres or  contact – 040-23680241/254. (INN)

BRAOU UG supplementary examinations from Dec 28

Hyderabad: The Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) Supplementary Examinations (3YDC Spell-II, December-2021/January-2022) for Under Graduate First, Second and Third-year B.A/B.Com/B.Sc Programmes will be held from December 28.

The First Year Degree Examinations will be conducted from December 28 to 31. The Second Year Degree Examinations will commence from January 03 to 08, 2022 and the Third Year Degree examinations will be held from January 17 to 22, 2022. The timings of Examinations are 2:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M daily. To register for examinations visit the University portal: www.braouonline.in. Students can also download their hall tickets two days before the commencement of Examinations. The last date for registration/payment of the Examination fee through T.S/A.P Online or Debit/Credit Card is December 02, 2021. (INN)

BRAOU UG & PG admission date extended

Hyderabad: The Direct Admission for Under Graduates (B.A/B.Com/B.Sc) and Post Graduation, M.A., M.Com., M.Sc., MBA., BLISc., MLISc., P.G. Diplomas and Certificate programmes of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) for the Academic year 2021-22 “through Online” with a late fee of Rs. 200/- has been extended up to November 11.

For further details, the candidates may visit the university portal www.braouonline.in and for more information contact Help Desk Numbers: 7382929570/580 or information centres 040-23680290/291/294/295. (INN)

BRAOU UG & PG admissions date extended

Hyderabad: The Direct Admission for Under Graduates (B.A/B.Com/B.Sc) and Post Graduation, M.A., M.Com., M.Sc., MBA., BLISc., MLISc., P.G. Diplomas and Certificate programmes of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) for the Academic year 2021-22 “through Online” with a late fee of Rs. 200/- is extended up to October 31.

For further details, the candidates may visit the university Portal www.braouonline.in and for more information contact Help Desk Numbers: 7382929570/580 or information centres 040-23680290/291/294/295. (INN)

BRAOU inaugurated an open social forum

Hyderabad: Department of Social Sciences of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), inaugurated the Open Social Forum on Tuesday at the University Campus.   Prof V. S. Prasad, Formerly Vice-Chancellor (Acting) IGNOU, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. BRAOU & Director, NAAC, was the Chief Guest.

Prof V. S. Prasad said increasing access to quality education providing a flexible system of learning mediated by technology upgrading of knowledge skill and competencies of the working population and lifelong learning, continues learning opportunities for life enrichment and creating of a knowledge society. Distance education open learning, open education flexible learning e-learning, digital learning, with shades of different meaning has ushered in era in education it’s a system of education to provide space to spaceless in Higher Education.

Prof. G. Haragopal, the Eminent Social Scientist, was delivered the inaugural lecture on “OPEN TALK” The future Distance Education will become like any other traditional university except it will still retain its advantages of low cost, no geographical or time limitations, high levels of scalability and the most important one-the inclusive societal growth. If you can pledge to ensure that you will use this knowledge to light many little candles and spread the spirit of future generations, you would have paid your dues to your teachers and parents who have worked to make you what you are today.

Prof K. Seetharama Rao, Vice-Chancellor, BRAOU presided over the program. Prof. Rao said to create awareness about the importance of education among the rural and backward people.

Prof.Ghanta Chakrapani, Dean of social Sciences initiated the open social forum and explain the aims, objectives of the program. He specially mentioned that the main objective of the program is to reach the people who are residing in remote areas with no proper education.Prof E. Sudha Rani, Director (Academic), Dr.G.Laxma Reddy, Registrar Directors, Heads of the Branches, Deans, Teaching and Non-Teaching staff members, University Retired Professors Prof. C. Venkataiah, Prof. Rajasekhar Reddy, Prof. Kiranmayi, G. Malla Reddy, Representatives services Associations and Research Students participated. Dr. Krishna Reddy Program Coordinator proposed a vote of thanks. (INN)