3 Lecturers Affiliation Of Jadavpur College Write Letter To VC
Three lecturers associations of Jadavpur College in a joint letter to Vice-Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das have voiced concern over “collection of incidents” within the varsity over the delayed publication of outcomes and the delay within the admission of scholars within the present tutorial session.
The Jadavpur College Lecturers’ Affiliation (JUTA), All Bengal College Lecturers’ Affiliation (JU chapter) and West Bengal School and College Lecturers’ Affiliation in a joint letter to Das mentioned any try of confinement of affiliation members or any harassment of lecturers must be firmly handled zero tolerance.
“Lecturers of the college have put their finest efforts for the publication of ends in the perfect curiosity of scholars, even throughout the pandemic interval, however they won’t discharge any additional obligation underneath stress in future. Within the current previous, many instructor members who attended conferences of educational our bodies had been confined in such assembly until late into the evening. On this backdrop we urge the administration to make sure and restrict the period of conferences to a sturdy span of time,” the letter mentioned.
“We strongly consider in tutorial autonomy and inside democracy and we strongly really feel that the democratic proper of a piece can’t curb the democratic proper of others. Any downside throughout the college framework must be solved within the spirit of deliberation and dialogue,” the letter mentioned.
Error-free outcomes wanted
The instructor our bodies requested the varsity authorities to take mandatory motion in session with respective school councils and examination committee to carry the exams which couldn’t happen within the scheduled time because of the pandemic disaster and felt the claims and objections raised by college students “must be redressed inside a stipulated time in order that their recurring affect will be prevented.”
In regards to the examination process, the three lecturers’ our bodies mentioned all confidential information about examination have to be stored within the custody of Controller of Examinations and “any third celebration who could also be assigned by the college to develop software program/information evaluation should work underneath the supervision of the controller of exams… Acceptable mechanism for higher coordination between the JUMS crew and the Controller of Exams should be in place for the short and error-free outcome publication.”
Observing the democratic features of all statutory tutorial our bodies is the necessity of the hour, the three instructor our bodies representing all of the lecturers of the college, mentioned: “we really feel any type of dilution within the analysis of scholars and outcome publication will have an effect on the tutorial status of the college.”
The organisations mentioned the absence of a brand new college statute, which is due since 2013, has made the college system extra centralized and fewer democratic which can be one of many contributing components behind the current state of affairs. “We really feel the delay in holding exams and the publication of defective outcomes is basically because of the non-functional state of affairs within the examination part of the college,” the lecturers our bodies mentioned.
The letter was signed by JUTA spokesman Partha Pratim Roy, Goutam Maity from ABUTA and Rajyeswar Sinha from WBCUTA.
On December 29, the Dean of School of Engineering and Know-how, Jadavpur College, Amitava Datta resigned from the put up, 20 days after taking overcharge because of some private causes and well being points.
Earlier in December the Dean (interim) Science, Professor Subir Mukhopadhyay resigned from the put up alleging humiliation by the scholars’ union. In successive weeks of December, a piece of scholars of engineering and expertise school had gheraoed the VC, Professional-VC and different high officers for round 12 hours on the problem of complete, whole publication of ultimate semester outcomes after 11 months and taking the scholars into confidence in all the course of.
No college official was accessible for feedback.