Your browser is not supported for the Live Clock Timer, please visit the Support Center for support.

VC appointment deadlocked:HC stays notification

cu

The Kerala High Court has stayed all proceedings now underway for the appointment of Vice Chancellor to the University of Calicut for a week.Justice K Vinod Chandran, while considering a petition filed by Dr. P. Alhasan Kutty, a retired teacher of Farook College, challenging the notification issued by the Higher Education Department making norms made mandatory by the UGC for appointment to the post of Vice Chancellor issued notice to the State Government to inform its stand by October 7.

The petitioner pointed out that the UGC norms and conditions stipulated for the appointment of Vice Chancellor in the state Universities are against the university Acts and Statutes. As per the notification, the Vice Chancellor should have 10 years’ experience as university professor or 10 years’ academic/administrative experience in an educational institution of equal status. He also contended that applying UGC criteria in VC appointment in letter and spirits would deny the faculty members of government and aided colleges of their legitimate opportunity of applying to the VC post

The Higher Education Department has of late issued a notification inviting nominations for the appointment of Vice Chancellor for Calicut University, making UGC eligibility norms mandatory, fixing October 3 as the last date to file the applications.

The search committee was set to consider the nominations for the post at its next meeting scheduled for October 12.

With the appointment of the new Vice Chancellor in Calicut University now embroiled in legal tussles, the academic and administrative spheres of the Calicut University are bound to suffer, especially in the context of the forthcoming visit of NAAC team to the University, which yearns for the upgradation of NAAC grade to the University.
After the exit of the last incumbent Vice Chancellor Dr. M. Abdul Salam on August 11, Kannur University Vice Chancellor Dr. Khader Mangat was given additional charge of Calicut University Vice Chancellor . The Pro Vice Chancellor of Calicut University Prof. K.Raveendra Nath is also due to retire on October 2 and the appointment to the post of PVC would also get delayed as the code of conduct for the ensuing local body elections prevents the Government from new appointments.

With no head at the helm of affairs at the Calicut University and the possibility of an early appointment of Vice Chancellor having received a drubbing, it will be harder days for the University in itWith no head at the helm of affairs at the Calicut University and the possibility of an early appointment of Vice Chancellor having received a drubbing, it will be harder days for the University in its functioning.

More News from Education

Prayaga Martin to grace the much-awited wedding sequence in “Manampole Mangalyam”

CNM Entertainment Desk  The popular serial of Zee Keralam channel, Manampole Mangalyam is ready to give a visual treat for the audience.The serial will soon air the most awaited wedding ceremony of Meera and Aravind Raja with some great nail-biting twists and turns . The show, which restarted after a break due to the lockdown […]

Anna Ben and Sunny Wayne starrer Malayalam romantic comedy:watch trailer here

  CNM  Movie Reporter Adding to the roaster of diverse and exciting Malayalam films, Amazon Prime Video today announces its latest direct-to-service offering – an unconventional romantic comedy Sara’s starring popular actors Anna Ben and Sunny Wayne. Directed by Jude Anthany Joseph and co-produced by P.K Murali Dharan and Santha Murali, Sara’s is a story of young […]

Crime thriller ‘Cold Case’ ; song Eeran Mukil released

CNM Movie Reporter The murder and mystery witnessed in the trailer of Cold Case has already built high anticipation among film fans for the much-awaited investigative crime thriller. To give a wider glimpse of this riveting plot starring Prithviraj Sukumran and Aditi Balan, Amazon Prime Video today released a promo of a beautiful song , […]

Recent News

Education

IM Kozhikode and India Post come together to release special commemorative postal cover to mark institute Silver Jubilee

 Director IIMK also dedicates ‘Gurukul’ learning center and new website to institute stakeholders CNM Education Reporter To mark an epoch-making twenty-five years of the journey of IIM Kozhikode, the country’s premier government B-School, India Post (Department of Posts, Govt. of India) and IIM Kozhikode together released a commemorative ‘Special Cover’, here at the Institute premises […]

IIM Kozhikode climbs two spots to attain career best rank 4 in NIRF 2021 Management Rankings

Mumtaz Begum,CNM Education  Making its Silver Jubilee Year all the more special, IIM Kozhikode has attained rank 4 in the coveted NIRF India Rankings 2021 released today by the Ministry of Education. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), introduced by the Ministry of Education since 2015, outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country, […]

September 9, 2021

NEET UG 2021 admit card released

CNM Education Reporter The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released NEET UG 2021 admit card.The applicants can download their admit cards from: https://neet.nta.nic.in    

September 7, 2021

More News