‘Madras university ignored professor recruitment norms’

CHENNAI: The evaluation of the quality of professors recruited as well as those who have gone through the Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) at University of Madras in the past 4-5 years remains a question mark. This is, replies to a RTI application show, because the university has failed to adopt key University Grants Commission (UGC) regulations formulated to maintain a particular standard while appointing academics. The regulations, framed in 2010, say every university should draw a comprehensive list of nationalregional level journals of high quality in every subject as well…

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