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Jagdish Kumar will remain the vice-chancellor of JNU even after his term ends, know why

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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor M Jagdish Kumar (Jagdish Kumar) will remain in the post until the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) is appointed, after the completion of his term. Officials of the Ministry of Education gave this information on Friday. The Union Ministry of Education had advertised in October last year that a person eligible to hold the responsibilities of Academic and Administrator would be appointed as Vice-Chancellor.

It was said in the advertisement that the person who is elected as the Vice Chancellor of JNU is expected to have high level of competence, concentration, moral and institutional commitment. However, the appointment process is not yet complete. PK Singh, Under Secretary, Ministry of Education, said, “M Jagdish Kumar’s five-year term will end on 26 January. Even after his term ends, he will continue in office till the appointment of a new VC. ”

The advertisement also stated that for this post of a distinguished educationist, the applicant must have ten years of experience as a professor in a university and ten years of experience, including proof of academic and administrative leadership in an academic organization. is. The person applying for the post of Vice Chancellor should not be more than 65 years of age. For this post, special allowances of Rs 2,10,000 and Rs 11,250 are included along with other allowances.

Who is Jagdish Kumar

Jagdish Kumar was made the Chancellor of JNU in January 2016. Coming from Telangana’s Nalgonda district, Jagdish Kumar holds MS and PhD degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras. During his tenure in the year 2018, he also started the JNU School of Engineering at the university. He is very enthusiastic about engineering.

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