KUMSA welcomes new VC, ‘bids farewell to outgoing VC

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University Ministerial Staff Association organized a grand function at the Convocation Complex of the University on Saturday to welcome the new Vice Chancellor and bid farewell to outgoing one. The function besides both the Vice Chancellors was attended by large number of officers and non teaching fraternity. The President KUMSA, Qazi Ghulam Jeelani […]

KU failing to declare results of undergrad students

KU failing to declare results of undergrad students

Irshad Khan Srinagar: The examination results of scores of undergraduate students in different semesters of study at several colleges have been pending for the last several months, with the Kashmir University (KU) blaming the respective colleges for not sending the awards on time. The third semester results of the 2016 batch of medical students at […]

Dean Research blocking funds, complain researchers at KU

Dean Research blocking funds, complain researchers at KU

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Despite massive grants by Government of India, key research projects undertaken at Kashmir University during the past few years have hit a roadblock, with researchers blaming the varsity’s Dean Research for withholding funds and even lying to them about having received funds. A multi-crore research project conceived in 2015, of which the […]

New Kashmir University VC begins rejig

New Kashmir University VC begins rejig

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Two days after Prof Talat assumed charge as Kashmir University Vice Chancellor (VC), the varsity has “relieved” Registrar, Prof Khursheed Ahmad Butt from the post. Dean College Development Council, Prof Nilofar Hassan Khan has been given the additional charge as Registrar KU, an order issued on Thursday by Deputy Registrar of the […]

Kashmir University’s Slow and Steady Regression

Kashmir University’s Slow and Steady Regression

Kashmir University, allegedly the premier and highest learning institute of the valley has, over time, morphed into a veritable moribund institution. An insalubrious development that should raise alarm bells and even hackles across sections of society, the drift and regression of the university has been inexorable. The reasons, in the main, neither pertain to the […]

Prof Talat takes over as VC KU

Prof Talat takes over as VC KU

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Prof Talat Ahmad on Tuesday assumed charge as the Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir (KU) on Tuesday after he was relieved by the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), New Delhi, where he was serving as the VC. Prof Talat was appointed by Governor, N N Vohra as VC KU last month but […]

An Open Letter to Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University

An Open Letter to Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University

SHAH KHALID Esteemed Sir: It is highly encouraging that the University of Kashmir being first choice of students in Kashmir for higher studies has been included in the list of top 50 Universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018. While, this is important, but the University suffers from some severe structural issues, […]

Students of new Bachelor’s course stranded with no postgrad option

Students of new Bachelor’s course stranded with no postgrad option

IRSHAD KHAN Srinagar: The University of Kashmir has failed to offer a postgraduate programme in Nutrition and Dietetics this year, leaving stranded scores of girl students who had opted for the subject during their under graduate studies at Women’s College, M A Road, four years ago. With an approved intake capacity of 30 seats, the […]

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