KU VC loses case in High Court for extension of term

KU VC loses case in High Court for extension of term

Srinagar: The High Court on Friday dismissed the plea of Vice Chancellor (VC) of Kashmir University, Professor Khurshid Andrabi, for extension of his services from three to five years. The court said, “The petition has no grounds of merit and it shall stand disposed of.” As per Section 12 of the Kashmir and Jammu Universities […]

KU Result fiasco: Varsity still grappling to clear mess

KU Result fiasco: Varsity still grappling to clear mess

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir is yet to issue the corrected first semester results of some 7000 under graduate students affected by the recent result faux pas. According to officials the varsity is still struggling to trace the roll numbers and question paper series of a number of students who they said have not filled […]

Save the University

Save the University

Academics should and must be above politics and politicking. So must the administrators who are responsible for running academic institutions. Of these citadels of learning, the university constitutes the apex. But, alas, in Kashmir, the University systems, generally speaking, have morphed into moribund and decaying institutions. The University of Kashmir might constitute a case in […]

KU result faux pas: Higher education department blames varsity for failing students

KU result faux pas: Higher education department blames varsity for failing students

Srinagar: A day after Kashmir University blamed its college authorities for ‘not checking Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheets before collecting them’, the Higher Education Department responded, saying that it was the University’s failure that it had not rectified the mistakes the students made. Director Colleges Zahoor Chatt told Kashmir Reader that if the majority of […]

KU facing power crisis: Faculty, students suffer

KU facing power crisis: Faculty, students suffer

Umar Fayaz Srinagar: The faculty members and students of the University of Kashmir said that they are facing severe problems due to frequent power cuts in the varsity, “which hampers their research, academic and official activities.” A Research scholar from science faculty, who wished not to be named, said, “The faculty quarters do not have […]

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