KU inks MoU with National Health Mission

SRINAGAR: In a bid to enhance the chances of employability to the Unani graduates, the University of Kashmir on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with State Health Society (SHS), National Health Mission (NHM) Jammu & Kashmir Government to introduce six-month bridge programme, certificate course in Community Health (BPCCHN). Recognising the capacity, capability and […]

On the Kashmir University Exam Conundrum

Javaid Hassan Malik I had planned to write about the loopholes prevailing in working of Kashmir university right before NAAC visit but in the larger financial interest of my past alumni I had to postpone it as I didn’t want to spoil the show they had put in to leave positive imprint on visiting NAAC […]

‘Shan-e-Ramadhan’ festival begins at KU

Srinagar: A three day ‘Shan-e-Ramdhan’ festival started here at Kashmir University (KU) on Tuesday. The festival includes competitions in Husn-e-Naat, Husn-e-Qirat, Husn-e-Azaan and Islamic Calligraphy. Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof Neelofar Khan on the occasion said that DSW has been organizing this event every year in the same month and it has benefited students in showcasing […]

KU slashes ‘exorbitant’ fee for B.Sc Nursing at south campus

KU slashes ‘exorbitant’ fee for B.Sc Nursing at south campus

Srinagar: After student protests against the “exorbitant fee structure”, Kashmir University has slashed annual fee for the four-year paramedical course at its south campus by around Rs 7,000, officials said. The KU has further told the state government that it can get the fee structure down to any extent provided permanent faculty positions are created. […]

Unreal Grading(s)

Unreal Grading(s)

After its team visited Kashmir University from May 2-5, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has given Grade ‘A+’ rating to the varsity, the same grade the institution was given last time. University officials, though, are claiming an “improvement” given the “tougher” criteria of evaluation lately. There are issues with both assessments, one that […]

3 years after last evaluation, KU gets A+ rating: Better than DU, claims Dean

3 years after last evaluation, KU gets A+ rating: Better than DU, claims Dean

Srinagar: After its team visited Kashmir University from May 2-5, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has given Grade ‘A+’ rating to the varsity, the institution was given last time. an improvement from the Grade ‘A’ the university was given last time. University officials say that the improved grade was all the more encouraging […]

Governor congratulates KU for A+ accreditation

Governor congratulates KU for A+ accreditation

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University of Kashmir, has congratulated Vice-Chancellor Prof. Talat Ahmad, staff and students for being awarded A+ accreditation by peer National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team. Governor has expressed happiness on the impressive performance of the university by securing 3.31 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on a […]

KU for 5-6th joint sem exams students seek reduction in syllabus

KU for 5-6th joint sem exams students seek reduction in syllabus

Srinagar: With the Kashmir University (KU) scheduling the combined 5th and 6th semester undergraduate examination for September, students appearing in the examination have renewed their demand for a syllabus rebate, with some of them asking for the examination to be held on alternate days. The KU has scheduled the combined examination for the first week […]

KU tells undergrads to clear internal assessment before term-end exams

KU tells undergrads to clear internal assessment before term-end exams

SRINAGAR: Undergraduate students at the Kashmir University affiliated colleges will not be eligible now on for their term-end examinations unless they clear their internal assessment tests and practicals. A notification issued by Controller Examinations at KU, Prof Farooq A Mir on Monday said that the undergrad students “should secure at least minimum prescribed marks in […]

KU asks crime branch to probe paper leaks

KU asks crime branch to probe paper leaks

SRINAGAR: Ruling out involvement of officials at its examination section, Kashmir University has asked Crime Branch Kashmir to probe the recent paper leak incidents hoping to punish and send a “strong message” to guilty. Last week, two papers -English and Environmental Science- set by the KU for undergrad students were widely shared on Whatsapp before […]

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