Govt asks AMU to initiate process to select new VC

By TCN News,

Aligarh: The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has set in motion the process to select the new Vice Chancellor for Aligarh Muslim University. The Ministry has asked AMU to initiate the process of selection of the Vice Chancellor. Current VC Prof. P.K. Abdul Azis will retire on January 17, 2012 after attainment of the age of 65 years.

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The AMU Vice Chancellor has instructed the Registrar to complete the process in time. He has also instructed that all the vacancies in the Executive Council and the University Court to be filled up as part of the process. He has asked the Registrar to start the process of selection of teachers’ representatives to Executive Council and conduct the election for the Membership of AMU Court under Donor’s category.

The University Court will also elect Chancellor, Pro Chancellor, Honorary Treasurer and six members to the Executive Council.

Prof. Azis urged one and all to focus on selecting the new Vice Chancellor and work in unison so that the University gets the best talent to lead the destiny of the University in the next five years.

The process of selection of AMU Vice Chancellor takes five to six months’ time. After completing the process of selection of new Vice Chancellor MHRD will submit the proposal to the President of India for approval in her capacity as the Visitor of the University.