The ambitious project of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) to provide training for the candidates who were aspiring for civil posts and various other education department exams receives overwhelm response.
Though the competitive examinations training center was started six month ago (September, 2011), at free of cost in KSOU premises, the center has attracted thousands of students from far and near by places.
So far, about 800 students have attended the training programme which will be held from 9 am to 1 pm. Apart this, Spoken English training programme will be held in the center between 9 am and 10 am.
The center is imparting training for banking and LIC examinations, civil services like KAS, IPS, SI and other police cadres, Panchayat Development Officer (PDO), National Eligibility Test (NET), Karnataka State Eligibility Test (K-SET), State Level Eligibility Test For Lectureship (SLET), UGC, BEd, DEd exams, spoken English and various other central and state government administrative posts.
Center co-ordinator Jayanahalli Satyanarayna, who is providing training for various courses from past 28 years, said that the objective of the center is to provide proper training for candidates. He said that expert faculties, and professors, will provide training for the candidates and students will be provided study materials.
KSOU Vice Chancellor Prof KS Rangappa said that in coming days measures will be taken to provide all sorts of facilities for candidates. He said that using the existing facility candidates will be provided with hostel facility, library, and needed infrastructure works will be taken up.
'As the coaching is free, it has helped hundreds of candidates. The coaching are very good and experts from various fields will conduct classes', said Radha.
The IAS training classes will be conducted from April 10 at Center premises in KSOU. Interested to enroll can contact 2515944.