Published: 06th June 2019
Teachers do not possess the qualification as per UGC norms will not continue their work, says MKU VC
Madurai Kamaraj University Registrar V Chinniah has sent a circular to all its affiliated colleges on June 4
Madurai Kamaraj University Vice-Chancellor M Krishnan said that as per the High Court order, teachers do not possess the qualification as per UGC norms will not continue their work from the academic year 2019-20 onwards.
Madurai Kamaraj University Registrar V Chinniah has sent a circular to all its affiliated colleges on June 4. In this Circular he stated that as per the High Court of Madras 2014 order and direction, to inform you that even though it has been informed to all the affiliated colleges that the engagement of teachers who do not possess the qualifications as per UGC norms will lead to disaffiliation of the courses.
It is known from the letters received from the colleges that these teachers are still on the roll which is against the UGC norms and the orders of the High Court in the WP.No.2652 of 2-14 dated 11.08.2014. Hence, it is informed that if colleges continue the courses with teachers who do not possess qualifications as per UGC norms they will be held responsible for the legal action by informing the same before the High Court in the contempt petition.
Speaking to Express, MKU VC M Krishnan said that it is the MKU's duty to oblige the High Court's order and MKU have to ensure to make all the affiliated colleges to follow the court's order. Regarding this, MKU has sent many circulars to the affiliated colleges. On Thursday(June 6) Contempt petition on this case will be coming for hearing, before that MKU to ensure the order of the court, he said. He further assured that at present 10 percent of the teaching staff from MKU Constituent colleges did not fulfill the UGC norms. Following the Court's order automatically they will be terminated for coming the academic year 2019-20.