Precious Kashmir News
Ganderbal, Nov 11: The 6th meeting of the Planning and Monitoring Board (PMB) and the 27th meeting of the University Building Committee (UBC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) were held at Tulmulla Campus of the varsity on Wednesday with Vice Chancellor Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir in chair.
Addressing the participants present both offline and online mode, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said the varsity is leading and marching ahead on all academic fronts including research, teaching-learning, timely conduct of examination and declaration of results when compared with other central universities established with it.
“The university has been successful in maintaining and sustaining its academic and examination calendar despite turbulent conditions in the Valley,” he said adding that in spite of the country wide lockdown due to outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, the varsity completed the syllabi of the students, pursuing various programmes in the CUK, by continuously conducting online classes, distributing the teaching learning material and also has a distinction of holding offline End Semester Examinations recently for which, centres were established in degree colleges of almost every district of the Jammu and Kashmir, for the benefit of the students.
He said the university successfully conducted the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET-2020) in which as many as 8500 students participated in the test centres set up across Kashmir and Ladakh region.
He said keeping in view the success of the programmes launched by the university, the varsity is launching more programmes including Masters in Social Work, M.A Kashmiri, B.PEd. and B.A Honours in Urdu from the academic session.
Prof Mir said the university plans to establish an information centre for the visually impaired library users, and has also received proposals from various departments for upgradation and creation of new facilities for the students.