The process for selection of the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Jammu (JU) has sped up as all the 11 shortlisted aspirants will appear before the selection panel in Delhi today. The university is country’s first ISO-certified institute of research and higher learning. Four out of eleven shortlisted candidates are local and all of them are expected to make a power point presentation before the selection committee today.
Reportedly, the four local aspirants of the JU including RD Sharma, who is the incumbent Vice Chancellor, left for New Delhi yesterday after being called by the selection panel. The other three aspirants of the University are Prof Naresh Padha of the Physics Department, Prof Desh Bandhu Gupta, Director, Colleges Development and Prof Kuldeep Sharma of the Zoology Department. Official sources told that the aspirants for the prestigious position in Jammu University would be presenting their vision for the varsity in front of the selection panel today.