Vice Chancellor
West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.20

Bengal’s first wish on VC prevails

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had on Saturday appointed Shanti Chhetry as the founding vice-chancellor of Alipurduar University against the “order of preference” of the search committee...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 26.11.20

Odisha: Written test in Raj Bhavan for VC aspirants

Senior professors shortlisted by search panels for the posts of vice-chancellors of six state universities in Odisha were made to take a written test at the Raj Bhavan, a move many of the candidates a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

NBU VC flags fake email IDs

North Bengal University VC Subires Bhattacharyya has said some 100 emails were sent from two fake IDs created in his name in the past few days, cadging for favours or gift vouchers. “The fake I...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 04.09.20

Odisha bins senate, eyes role in VC selection

The Odisha cabinet presided by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday decided to abolish the senate system of universities and let the government play a major role in the selection process of vice...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Governor help and Rowling solace

Suranjan Das, the vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University, on Monday used what was possibly his last convocation speech to publicly thank the governor for helping him navigate through “trying circums...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 12.01.19

With great power comes great responsibility

False calmSir — Films like Aquaman and Mowgli may be visual treats, but they also lull viewers into a false sense of complacency. The clear blue waters of the oceans that the so-called “protector ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Ringside at a battle over 'shuddh' Hindi

I had a linguistics conference to attend in Wardha, Maharashtra. I took a cab from the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. For the next hour, the national highway tore through the biceps and ...
By Abahan Datta in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

Report on campus digital divide

The higher education department has sought a report from vice-chancellors on the number of students attending online classes and those who are being left out because of lack of access to computers, an...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

Chancellor asks VCs about his role

Governor Jagdeep Dhankar, who is the chancellor of all state universities, has sought to know from the vice-chancellors what should be the chancellor’s role in running a university.Dhankhar, who had...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

VC retirement age bill passed

The Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill raising the retirement age of university vice-chancellors from 65 to 70.The West Bengal University Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 aims at revising the acts of all t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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