The new gadgets may be distributed to students during the July cycle of admissions
If everything goes as planned, the Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), which has stepped into its 25th year, has proposed to distribute tablets to students taking admissions in July cycle this year.
In the last cycle (admissions from July 2020), more than 18,000 students took admissions to 35-plus courses and the entire process happened online, with the university bringing in reforms in admissions and examination procedures for the benefit of the students, besides making it transparent.
“We had planned to distribute tablets with preloaded lessons of the respective courses from last year itself. However, since the university still had printed lessons and are expected to last until this year, we put off the proposal for the July cycle since we don’t want to waste the already-printed lessons. Once the printed lessons deplete, we shall examine whether to go for printing once again…