Srinagar : Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor University of Kashmir met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University at Raj Bhavan today and briefed him about various issues of academic and administrative importance relating to the University.
Governor congratulated the Vice Chancellor on the University 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 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.
VC briefed 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.