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VICE CHANCELLOR NEWS

President appoints VCs at 12 central universities

July 24, 2021 11:51 am

A total of 10 central universities, including JNU and DU, have vacant vice-chancellor positions.

Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar named MUHS vice-chancellor

July 07, 2021 10:33 am

The 61-year-old had obtained her MBBS from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, standing first in the university. She is an MD and DNB in paediatrics.

Olympic medallist appointed first V-C of Delhi Sports University

June 24, 2021 7:48 am

Malleshwari won a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She has also been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award and Padma Shri.

Jamia Hamdard University appoints new Vice-Chancellor

June 21, 2021 6:04 pm

The new VC is also serving as a member of many government bodies including the UGC, AICTE, NAAC and DST.

Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University appoints pro vice-chancellors

June 15, 2021 10:27 am

DSEU vice-chancellor Neharika Vohra welcomed them and said with their guidance, the university will be able to "drive a change in the higher education ecosystem".

Panjab University V-C gets three year extension

June 03, 2021 1:55 am

The V-C had joined the office on this day in 2018.

Telangana govt appoints vice chancellors of 10 state universities

May 22, 2021 9:31 pm

The state government announced the appointment of the VCs following the approval by the Governor and chancellor of the state universities Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan.

We are far better than any IITs and IIMs, says Panjab University V-C

October 21, 2020 12:18 pm

According to Professor Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor of Panjab University, the university has an extensive research department and while it it far better than any IIT or IIM, Panjab University lacks that kind of fame.

‘My mistake’: Presidency V-C apologises to protesting students

August 07, 2018 5:57 am

Around 100 students, including 60 boarders, had launched the protest Friday, over the administration’s failure to meet the August 1 deadline to shift them to the ‘Hindu Hostel’ from a temporary accommodation in New Town. By Monday evening, about 300 students have joined in the protest.

Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor files complaint over fake email ID

June 01, 2018 3:49 am

The complaint states that someone else has created an account in his name and is sending frivolous emails seeking professional and personal help,

VICE CHANCELLOR VIDEOS

JNU to form new enquiry committee: Registrar

February 24, 2016 10:58 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) registrar Bhupender Zutshi on Wednesday said the varsity faculty and students want a wider committee, so the vice-chancellor has approved formation of new committee. Zutshi added that he wants the eight students to face the enquiry committee and speak whatever they want to. However, they have tried to include members of minority in the community.

A walk of hope from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to promote peace

February 23, 2016 5:35 am

Aligarh, Feb 23 (ANI): Holding placards and banners people from different communities walk silently to promote peace and send a message of unity across the country. They have covered a distance of 5,800 kms and still have to cover more 2000 kms to reach the final destination. With a theme 'A walk of Hope', rally filled with hope displays a sense of togetherness, love and brotherhood. After passing through different states, the peace march reached Aligarh Muslim University where the institution authorities organized a seminar to encourage it. The march is scheduled to commence in Kashmir in May this year. Eminent speakers delivered speeches on humanity, togetherness and peace on the occasion. The seminar was attended by a large number of students, apart from people from various walks of life. Higher authorities of the university also participated in the march to spread the message of brotherhood among the countrymen. The march has to cover a total distance of 7,500 kms to reach the Northern state of Kashmir. It also supports interfaith harmony and equality for all, sustainable living, women empowerment, community health, education and youth development.

Patiala court scuffle is attack on India’s democracy: Farooq

February 18, 2016 12:09 pm

Srinagar, Feb 18 (ANI): Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India’s democracy. Farooq added that the entire JNU row has been exaggerated and the Vice Chancellor should have handled it himself. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Delhi Police for being a mere spectator in the JNU row, alleging that they are acting on behalf of the Centre.

Strongly condemn attack on faculty, students: JNU VC

February 17, 2016 9:32 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor M Jagadeesh Kumar on Wednesday said he strongly condemned the attack on JNU faculty and students. He further said that the law must take its course. He further added that the guilty must be punished.

Protest held outside JNU VC office

February 15, 2016 9:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Students and teachers on Monday staged a protest outside Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Vice Chancellor office. The protestors demanded suitable actions against the culprits to maintain peaceful environment on the campus. One of the protestors said the established committee must take a final decision on the anti-nationalists and final verdict should not be influenced by any political party or any dignitary.

Protests to intensify unless VC gets suspended

January 27, 2016 11:12 am

Hyderabad, Jan 27 (ANI): The students of Hyderabad University staged a protest on Wednesday against the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) for not suspending the vice-chancellor of the university in Hyderabad. A protestor said that the protests will intensify if the VC is not suspended. The protestors burnt effigies of HRD Minister, Smriti Irani, and raised slogans against the government.

Jagruti Yuva Morcha protests outside Union Minister Dattatreya's residence

January 19, 2016 5:36 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): The members of the Telangana's Jagruti Yuva Morcha staged a protest outside Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya's residence in Hyderabad on Tuesday, demanding justice and compensation of Rs. 50 lakhs for a Dalit PhD scholar. In a tragic incident, a Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula was found hanging at a central university's hostel room in Hyderabad on Sunday. Rohith, a resident of Guntur, was pursuing his PhD in society studies from the university. Union Minister for Labour Bandaru Dattatreya has been charged with abetment to suicide. A case has been filed against Dattatreya, University of Hyderabad Vice Chancellor Apparao, ABVP activist Susheel Kumar and his brother Vishnu by the Hyderabad police under section 306A. Meanwhile, the HRD ministry has asked a two-member panel to probe the case.

Congress accuses BJP of politicising Ram Temple issue

January 09, 2016 7:28 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): President of All India Mahila Congress Shobha Oza on Saturday condemned the ruling party of politicising educational institutes to fulfill its political aspirations. She said that the Films and Television Institute of India (FTII) and now Delhi University (DU), are its latest arenas. Oza accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramaniam Swamy for bringing various controversial issues in the DU. She further said that the Vice Chancellor of the university should take a note of it and stop such things within the university.

Police detain activists protesting against Ram Janmabhoomi seminar

January 09, 2016 7:03 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Police officials on Saturday detained activists and students protesting against the Ram Janmabhoomi seminar at the Delhi University (DU). The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members had earlier sat on a protest outside the Vice Chancellor's office, saying that programs which divide the students on the basis of their religion, should not be allowed in the university.

NSUI protests against Ram Janmabhoomi seminar in DU

January 09, 2016 5:54 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members staged a protest outside the Vice Chancellor's office on Saturday against the Delhi University's decision to allow a seminar on Ram Janmabhoomi temple. The agitators sat on a protest outside the Vice Chancellor's office and raised slogans against him. One of the protester said that the university is a place where programs regarding job providing should be initiated, rather than such seminars as it raises mixed feelings among the students.