The University of Kashmir has switched over to online recruitment mode to "ensure greater transparency in the appointment process and speed up filling up of all the vacant posts."
Under the new system, applications for posts to be advertised by the University henceforth will have to be filled up online via a portal on the University's website www.kashmiruniversity.net, under the "Recruitments" tag, a KU handout here said.
To begin with, the University has invited applications for various posts of Assistant Professors, to be filled up online only, and the system shall be thereafter extended to posts of Associate Professors/Professors and Career Advancement Scheme promotions as well, it said. The new system shall inform and keep updated the applicants about various processes of submission of applications as also their status, it said.
The applicants can access the details through their usernames and assigned passwords, besides through e-mail/SMS as well.
KU Vice-Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi said technological interventions in functioning of university systems shall ensure greater transparency in its dealings. "Through this system, we want everything (related to the recruitment process) to be accessible to our job applicants. And then, it would also enable us to speed up the recruitment process," he said.