Srinagar, Aug 26, CNS: Out of 11 aspirants, expert search committee comprising of three former vice chancellors, Prof Goverdhan Mehta, Prof A M Pathan and Prof Solanki has reportedly shortlisted three aspirants for the post of Vice Chancellor for Kashmir University.
The Search Committee had invited the eleven aspirants including six professors from outside states for an interaction. All the short listed applicants had given power point presentation at New Delhi before search committee while the Committee held closed door meeting at New Delhi and shortlisted three candidates.
Sources told CNS that the names of these three short-listed candidates has been send to Chancellor N.N. Vohra. Sources added that these three short-listed candidates include Prof S.W.A. Naqvi, Prof.Javed Naim and Prof A.M.Shah.
Sources said that due to his strong credentials there is every possibility that Prof S.W.A. Naqvi will be the new VC of Kashmir University. However, sources added that one of the aspirant is resorting to all means to occupy the position and he has reportedly sought political help in this regard as reports said that he is a close relative of a political leader. Reports said that this aspirant also used his lobby to show door to another Kashmiri aspirant who was earlier short-listed by the Search Committee.
It according to sources is expected that University will get New VC with four days. (CNS)