Bhubaneswar, Jun 13 : Odisha government today decided to implement a common syllabus for all undergraduate courses from the current academic year.
State Higher Education Minister Arun Sahu said this after a meeting with the Vice-Chancellors of all the varsities of the state here.
After the meeting, Mr Sahu said introduction of uniform syllabus will help the students in future while pursuing higher studies.
The minister said at the meeting the vice-chancellors were asked to fill up all the lecturers posts lying vacant in their respective universities and colleges affiliated under them at the earliest.
Mr Sahu said the government also decided to provide free coaching and financial assistance to around one hundred aspirants from Odisha appearing for the Civil Services Examinations. He said so far, 86 students have applied for the purpose and each of them would be provided required assistance to achieve their goal. (UNI)