Enlarge facilities to promote scientific temper among students: Governor

KL Report


Stressing the high importance of enlarging all infrastructural facilities for promoting scientific research, Governor, Mr. N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Jammu University, asked the academicians to take appropriate steps for inculcation of scientific spirit among the students from an early stage. He said this while chairing the 76th meeting of University Council of Jammu University, here at Raj Bhavan, today.

The Chancellor urged the Vice Chancellors of both Kashmir and Jammu Universities to evolve an Internal Recognition Scheme for encouraging teachers who excel in their fields, publish research papers in known national and internal journals and achieve promising results in implementing research projects.

The Council approved the introduction of the broad scheme of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at the Post Graduate Level through regular mode and Semester System at the Under-Graduate level from the academic session 2014-15. For facilitating adequate understanding of the students of the choices available under CBCS, the University would provide counselling to the aspiring youth.

The Council approved the implementation of 2nd Amendment to UGC Regulations w.e.f 1st July, 2014 and adoption of Minimum Qualifications for appointment of teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and maintenance of Standards in Higher Education, with modifications as suggested by the Vice Chancellor’s Committee, in the State Universities. Amendment in the Regulations governing Jammu University Entrance Test for admission to the various academic programmes of the University/ Offsite Campuses/Private Affiliated Colleges from the academic session 2014-15 were also approved by the Council.


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