CUK received huge appreciation for starting integrated Science progs: CUK V-C
Srinagar, July 21: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) officiating Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj udDin today said the varsity has received huge appreciation from the educationists and society for introducing the integrated B.Sc-M.Sc during this academic session.
“The admission process to various programmes offered by the University including the newly started integrated B.Sc-M.Sc programmes and diploma courses is in full swing and the varsity has received accolades from the people for starting the integrated courses,” Prof. Mehraj udDin said while addressing the faculty members and administrative staff during an interactive meeting. He added that the courses also evoked huge response from the students’ community.
Deans of various Schools, Heads and Coordinators of various departments, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Controller of Examinations, Dr. Nazir Ahmad Gilkar, were among others present on the occasion.
Prof. Mehraj udDin underscored the need for speedy implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) in the University from the forthcoming academic session. He said the University is in the process of constant expansion. “We are starting fresh programmes, but the real test is to shift to the designated campus at Ganderbal, wherein the Government has expressed willingness to provide additional land for the construction purposes,” he said.
CUK officiating VC said the varsity is going to adopt villages and schools, and all necessary steps with regard to the speedy implementation are already underway.
He thanked the faculty and administrative staff for their unflinching support in starting the new courses and running the University despite several constraints.
Registrar, Prof. Muhammad Afzal Zargar, detailed out the progress made by the University on the academic and administrative front and also various steps being taken by the University for implementing the CBCS. He referred about the various meetings taken in this regard and requested the Deans to submit the framework and detailed syllabi of the different departments for it to be placed before Statutory bodies. Prof. Zargar said the University was committed to implement the CBCS in the ensuing academic session.
He said the University was holding meetings of several statutory bodies in the coming weeks wherein several important decisions with regard to academics, infrastructure building and other issues would be taken.
Dean School of Education, Prof. N A Nadeem, Dean School of Management, Dr. Abdul Gani, Dean School of Media Studies, Prof. S Fayyaz also deliberated on the implementation of CBCS in varsity.
Controller of Examinations, Dr. Nazir Ahmad Gilkar presented the vote of thanks.