One of the largest University in India with more than 600 colleges affiliated to it, is facing problem with the lecturers.
"Around 25% of the BU lecturers is non-performing and may face severe problem," said Vice-Chancellor, B Thimme Gowda to BangaloreMirror.
Gowda said that 1 in 4 University lecturers are not working. They asked to take the compulsory retirement from the post. [BU to give marks card with photograph]
Every year, the university conducts career appraisal report for both lecturers and students to assess their progress and to improve the quality teaching in the varsity. However, the varsity has not taken any action on this reports. Now, the varsity has decided to take issue seriously and will go for a further round of appraisal in the next couple of months.
The VC has also warned the institutions for non-performing lecturers and will find out the 'cheaters'. There are few lecturers who put hard work for promotion and increment will not be considered at time of career appraisal. [BU announces dates for 50th annual convocation]
"We want to send a strong message to these lecturers that we won't take non-performance lightly", Gowda said.
Performance monitoring procedure:
As per the guidelines set by University Grants Commission (UGC), lecturers must have;
- Good teaching skills
- Should have sufficient research publications.
- Should have good communication skills.