The advertisement in this regard has already been issued with the order of the Governor-cum-Chancellor of universities S C Jamir.
Applications have already been invited for the post. The last date for receiving applications is July 10, said university registrar Remish Kerketta.
Reportedly, a three-member search committee would screen the applications. The committee has already been constituted with the nominees from University Grants Commission (UGC), chancellor and syndicate of the BU.
After going through different aspects and strictly following the norms of the UGC, the panel shortlists three names and recommend them to the chancellor for final selection. Besides the UGC norms, the panel may consider the academic, administrative and some other abilities of the aspirants, the sources said. Several senior professors and retired professors of the BU are vying for the post.
“I am not in the race for a second term,” said Behera, ToI reported.