Malegaon: The Executive Council of the Aligarh Muslim
University (AMU) held its much-awaited meeting today in New Delhi
to discuss the profiles of the prospective candidates for the new
The meeting which was chaired by the
Chancellor, Prof. P.K. Abdul Azis is said to be held in a refreshing atmosphere of
trust and cooperation.
The Vice Chancellor during the meeting placed the bio-data of the
eighteen prospective candidates, which the University has received
for inclusion in the panel of five names to be prepared by the EC
for selecting the next AMU Vice Chancellor, a AMU press release
The Vice Chancellor also urged the
members to suggest any other name that need to be included in the
coveted panel, the statement added.
Highly placed sources informed
ummid.com that the 18 names include S. M. Ashraf (IRS), Afzal
Amanullah (IAS), Noor Mohammad (IAS), Er. Md Aaqil (IPS), Prof. K.
A. Pasha, Dr Talat Ahmad, Prof. Muzahir Husain, Shahzad Mohd Khan,
Reyaz Punjabi, Majid Ali (IAS), S. M. Khalid Rizvi, Anis Ansari (IAS),
Munirul Husain, A H Rajasahib, Khwaja Shahid, Prof. A M Kidwai and
As per the AMU VC selection process,
the EC Members will finalise five names from the list which will
then be sent to the AMU court for choosing three. The Visitor of
the University will then select the final name from these three.
The EC Members present in the meeting agreed to study the names
and assured that they will participate in the adjourned meeting to
be held on December 13th.
Today's meeting was held after the
logjam of inadequate quorum of AMU Executive Council was ended
with the induction of four Executive Council (EC) members from
Apart from the Vice Chancellor, the
meeting was attended by M.I. Shanavas, Prof. A.M. Pathan,
Professor Emeritus Mansoor Hasan, Prof. S. Mahdi Abbas Rizvi,
Prof. Sibghatullah Farooqui, Prof. Qazi Afzal Husain, Prof. Javaid
Akhtar, Prof. (Mrs.) Farzana Alim, Prof. Mohd. Ashraf Malik, Prof.
Bilaquis Nasim Waris, Dr. Mohd. Shahid, Dr. Mohd. Asif Khan, Dr.
Adeeb Alam Khan, Dr. Obaid Ahmad Siddiqui, Prof. Mujahid Beg,
Prof. Najam Khalique and Dr. P. Mohamed.
Prof. Javeed Alam could not attend the meeting due to
his pre-scheduled programme.