AMU VC Appointment: 3 names shortlisted, Prez to take final call

The search for Aligarh Muslim University’s Vice-Chancellor
has reached its final stage as university’s Court, the highest governing body
of the university, has shortlisted three names for the top post.

The three shortlisted candidates are Lt Gen (Retd) Zameeruddin
Shah, former secretary Government of India, Noor Mohammad and retired IPS
officer from the UP cadre, Khalid Rizvi.

These names will be forwarded to President Pratibha Patil in
her capacity as the Visitor of the University for the final decision.

In a AMU Court meeting, these names were shortlisted on the
basis of vote count. While Lt Gen (Retd) Shah, who attended the meeting,
secured 97 votes out of 118 members, Noor Mohammad secured 85 votes while Rizvi
obtained 83 votes.  

The meeting was presided over by former Vice Chancellor
Mahmoodur Rahman.

[Source: Zee News]

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