Srinagar, Jul 2: Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Kashmir University (KU) Prof Talat Ahmad on Tuesday briefed Governor Satya Pal Malik about the major international collaborative research projects earned by the university, a spokesman for the Raj Bhavan said here.
He said Prof Ahmad met the Governor who is also chancellor of the KU and briefed him about various issues of academic and administrative importance relating to the University.
The VC briefed the Governor on major international collaborative research projects earned by the University with countries viz US, Canada, Finland and Germany in areas such as biodiversity, plate tectonics, geology and climate change.Mr Malik congratulated the Vice-Chancellor on obtaining A+ accreditation Grade from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).Besides, the Governor advised Prof Ahmad to bring examination reforms on priority basis, restore the academic schedule and ensure more productive academic and research activities.
VC informed the Governor that in order to streamline the academic calendar and to ensure timely admission of students to various Post Graduate programmes, the admission test will be held twice in a year till the academic schedule is restored. He further informed that various innovative measures are also underway to make examination services more efficient. Governor urged VC to ensure that examination sub offices for Ladakh region are made to work efficiently. (UNI)