Rajasthan HC issues notices to UGC, JNV University for flouting norms

The Rajasthan High Court issued notices to Jai Narayan Vyas
University (JNVU), University Grants Commission (UGC), Department of Higher
Education while hearing a petition filed challenging recently held recruitment
process for assistant professors in the varsity.

The High Court bench comprising of Justices Govind Mathur
and Banwarilal Sharma questioned the university regarding its competence to
pass an ordinance prescribing the qualification of lecturers, besides issuing
notices to other respondents.

The petitioners challenged the recruitment demanded the
process to be quashed and a CBI inquiry in process conducted by the
Jodhpur-based university. They have also demanded fresh recruitment process to
be carried out in accordance with the UGC Regulations.

The petitioners argued that these selections were done in
contradiction of the UGC norms through an ordinance, reported Business Standard

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