RAJOURI, Nov 12: Academic Council of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri, which met today under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Prof Akbar Masood, ratified various important decisions.
The Council endorsed the decision of the Vice Chancellor to the introduction of Master’s Degree programmes in Gojri and Pahari, Persian and Hindi. The Council also ratified the action taken by the Vice Chancellor in having adopted the Uniform Academic Calendar for various Under & Post Graduate programmes of the University for the Academic Session 2022-23 as communicated by the Higher Education Department.
The Council also ratified the action taken by the Vice-Chancellor on behalf of the Academic Council to reduce the existing tuition fee up to 50 percent for all Academic programmes. The Council also recommend the panel of experts of different disciplines for consideration of the Executive Council for inclusion in the selection committees for various teaching positions at BGSB University.
The Council ratified and appreciated the action taken by the Vice Chancellor to introduce the programme ‘Know Your Country’ to provide exposure to BGSBU students about the country in general and various academic institutions of repute in particular.
The Council also accorded endorsement of University Tarana penned by Khurshid Ahmed Bismil, a well known educationist and poet of Pir Panjaal region. Besides, various other important initiatives taken up by the Vice Chancellor were also endorsed by the Council.
Addressing the meeting, Prof Akbar highlighted ongoing academic programmes and facilities created for students to ensure quality teaching and learning at the University.
Those who attended the meeting, included Prof Fazal-Ur Rehman, Prof D V R Sai Gopal, Prof Seemi Farhat Basir, Prof M A Zargar, Prof Irtiza Karim, Prof M K Saxena, Dr Sumeet Gupta, Prof Sarbjeet Singh, Prof Iqbal Parwez, Registrar BGSBU, Deans, Associate Deans and officers of the University.
The members placed on record their appreciation for the efforts and contribution of entire BGSBU fraternity for the growth and development of the University.