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Ten-year term for college principals, suggests UGC

Updated on Fri, 14 December 2012 at 18:28 IST

A panel appointed by University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 10-year term for principal of colleges. Presently college principals have 5 year term.

Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor informed that a committee, appointed by UGC has recommended 10 years as term for appointment of college principal. While recruiting a principal the total experience required will be reduced to ten from fifteen years.

The main reason for these changes cited by UGC committee is to bring young and dynamic people into mainstream so they can implement new ideas and methods.

 
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