AMU VC Appointment: 3 names shortlisted, Prez to take final call

Create: 04/16/2012 - 17:02

The search for Aligarh Muslim University’s Vice-Chancellor
has reached its final stage as university’s Court, the highest governing body
of the university, has shortlisted three names for the top post.

The three shortlisted candidates are Lt Gen (Retd) Zameeruddin
Shah, former secretary Government of India, Noor Mohammad and retired IPS
officer from the UP cadre, Khalid Rizvi.

These names will be forwarded to President Pratibha Patil in
her capacity as the Visitor of the University for the final decision.

In a AMU Court meeting, these names were shortlisted on the
basis of vote count. While Lt Gen (Retd) Shah, who attended the meeting,
secured 97 votes out of 118 members, Noor Mohammad secured 85 votes while Rizvi
obtained 83 votes.  

The meeting was presided over by former Vice Chancellor
Mahmoodur Rahman.

[Source: Zee News]


Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Undoubtedlt Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah is the BEST and should be the only choice to become the VC AMU. I needn't speak about his credentials, am sure his credentials and his capabilities are know to all. We all vouch for Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah to take over as the VC AMU.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

All are retired and non academicians.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah is an academician as well.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

What is the point in appointing non-academic person as a VC.

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