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Jamia Millia Islamia for first time in history gets its woman vice-chancellor

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New Delhi: Professor Najma Akhtar was Thursday appointed as the first woman vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, making her the first woman to hold the charge.

 

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In exercise of powers conferred under Statutes of Jamia Millia Islamia Act, 1988, the President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of the JMI, has been pleased to appoint Prof Najma Akhtar, NIEPA, New Delhi as the vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, for a period of five years, an official order said.

 

For first time in history of Jamia Millia Islamia gets its woman vice-chancellor:

 

The other persons, who were shortlisted by the government for the post were S M Ishtiaque of IIT-Delhi and Furqan Qamar, currently the secretary-general of Association of Universities.

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla is the chancellor of the varsity.

The varsity had been functioning without a VC after Talat Ahmad resigned from the post last year to join as the head of Kashmir University.

 

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MBBS graduate Kashmiri girl Reghana Bashir becomes first to crack UPSC

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Jammu: Kashmiri girl Rehana Bashir, who hails from a remote area in Poonch district, has become the first woman from the district to crack the coveted civil service exams.

An MBBS graduate from Salwah village of Mendhar area in Poonch, she finished at 187th rank in the overall merit list of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

 

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Her brother, Amir Bashir, is already in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS).

Six other candidates, all belonging to the Jammu division of the state, have also made it to the select list of 2018 civil service exams.

 

This Kashmiri girl Rehana Bashir becomes first woman from valley to clear UPSC:

 

No candidate from the Valley or the Ladakh region of the state has made it to the list this year.

Kanishak Kataria, a B.Tech from IIT Bombay, topped 2018 civil service exams while Srushti Jayant Deshmukh is the topper among women candidates securing the 5th rank.

 

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The UPSC said a total of 759 candidates, 577 male and 182 female, have been recommended for appointment.

As many as 10,468 candidates had qualified for the main examination which was held in September-October, 2018 and 1,994 candidates had qualified for the interview, out of whom 759 were selected.

 

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