Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has invited applications for the appointment of Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala. The Punjabi University, Patiala is an institution of excellence in higher learning and research. Punjabi University, Patiala established in 1962 is a premier institution of Punjab with more than 42,000 students and 60 teaching and research departments, 20 Regional Centres Neighbourhood Campus/Constituent Colleges and about 275 affiliated colleges.
The official spokesperson of the Punjab Government disclosing this today said that as per the advertisement issued by the Punjab Government the Vice-Chancellor, being the academic as well as administrative head, is expected to be a visionary with proven leadership qualities, administrative capabilities as well as teaching and research credentials. The applicant should fulfil the eligibility conditions for the position of Vice-Chancellor as per Regulations of University Grants Commission. Not more than 67 years of age as on the closing date of receipt of applications of this advertisement and appointment shall be for a period of three years.
The appointment will be made from a panel of names recommended by the Search Committee. The advertisement and format of application are available on a website link www.punjabiuniversity.ac.in.
The spokesperson further said that the applications of eligible individuals received by post through candidates/nominators, in the prescribed proforma shall be considered. Such applications should reach within 21 days from the date of the publication of the advertisement, by Registered Speed Post to Special Secretary Higher Education Government of Punjab Room No. 26, Fifth Floor, Punjab Civil Secretariat- Chandigarh (0172-2748467).
“Application for the post of Vice-Chancellor, Punjabi University Patiala”, should be super scribed on the envelope, added the spokesperson. He further clarified that the higher education department will not be responsible for postal delay.