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Higher education department decides to fill all vacancies through KEA

Higher education department decides to fill all vacancies through KEA

Bhavana S   ¦    Jan 11, 2019 10:10:18 AM (IST)

Higher education department decides to fill all vacancies through KEA-1Bengaluru: The state government has decided to fill all the teaching and non-teaching vacancies in the state-run universities through the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).

A decision in this regard was taken during a meeting of all the Vice-Chancellors of the state universities on Thursday evening.

Speaking to the reporters after the meeting, higher education minister G T Devegowda informed that presently, all the appointments in the state varsities are marred with charges of corruption. "Keeping in mind the track record of the KEA, it has been decided to use its services to appoint the teaching and non-teaching faculty," he said.

He also informed that all the state universities have been directed to adopt one village each for overall development. "It will be mandatory," he said.