The tenure of Vice Chancellor, SP Kane coming to an end on April 8, after which announcement for a new VC will be made. But, in the mean time NU will be functioning under the acting VC till the charge is given to a new VC.
The announcement of a new candidate is due till May. The acting Pro-VC, Vinayak Kane is expected to be in the charge of next VC.
A committee is being set up which will sort out the names of the applicants and later announce three suitable names to the governor. In its previous meetings NU management council had nominated IIT Kanpur director Abhay Karandikar as its representative on the search committee.
A search committee comprises of a chairman named by the governor, a retired judge of the Supreme Court and principal secretary of the state higher and technical education or an officer of equivalent rank.