JAMMU November 16: Prof. R. D. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu today chaired the Academic Council Meeting of the University of Jammu during which academic issues of the University and off-site campuses were discussed.
At the outset, Prof. Sharma welcomed the members of Academic Council and apprised them about the developments and achievements of University of Jammu. The meeting was attended by Prof. Poonam Dhawan, Dean Academic Affairs, Prof. Archana Kesar, Dean Research Studies, Deans of various faculties, Rectors/Directors of the Offsite campuses, Heads of the Departments, Conveners of Boards of Studies, Deans of University of Kashmir namely Prof Nisar A. Rather, Dean Faculty of Physical and Material Science, Prof. Khurshid A. Bhat, Dean Faculty of Commerce and Management studies, Prof. Rukaya, Dean Oriental Learning, Prof. Mohammad Ayoub Dhar, Dean Faculty of Law, Prof. N. A. Shah, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Mehmood Ahmad Khan, Dean Faculty of Education, Prof. G. M. Bhat, Dean Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Ashraf Wani, Dean Faculty of Music and Fine Arts,College Principals and other officials.
Prof. Keshav Sharma, Registrar, University of Jammu presented the agenda items.
During the meeting, threadbare discussions were held on various issues of academic importance. Total of 54 agenda items were discussed along with the action taken report on the resolutions of the last Academic Council.
The Academic Council endorsed the Statutes governing Lateral Entry System for granting admission to the Diploma holders (3 years in Engg.) and B. Sc Degree (Non-Medical) holders directly in 3rd Semester of the B. E. Degree Course in the Engineering Colleges/ Departments affiliated to the University of Jammu.
The Academic Council endorsed the Statutes and Scheme for the B.P.Ed and M. P. Ed Courses as per the recommendations of Justice Verma Commission and NCTE.
Rotation of Convenership, Board of Studies amongst the Professors was also endorsed.