About Myself

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Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar
Chairman, University Grants Commission and AICTE, New Delhi
and Professor of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi 

 
 
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I was born in Mamidala, Nalgonda Dist, Telangana. I obtained my MS(EE) and PhD(EE) degrees from the Dept of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. My research supervisor at IIT Madras was Prof. K.N.Bhat  (who is a highly respected and popular teacher from whom I learnt the rudiments of Electronic Devices).

From 1991 to 1994, I did my post doctoral research with Prof. David J. Roulston at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. (Prof. Roulston is a world renowned expert in Bipolar Devices area and widely respected for his contributions as a teacher and researcher. He was also my PhD thesis examiner.)

I am a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Delhi and currently on lien from IIT Delhi as Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC) since 07 February 2022. I still teach at IIT Delhi.

I am the 12th the Vice-chancellor (Jan 2016 – Feb 2022) of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  I held the NXP (Philips) Chair Professor established at IIT Delhi by Philips Semiconductors, Netherlands (now NXP Semiconductors India Pvt Ltd). I was Chairman of the Electronics Group in Department of Electrical Engineering (2001-2006). I was the Co-ordinator of VLSI Design, Tools and Technology interdisciplinary program ( Sept 2009-Sept 2011). I was a Chief Investigator of the Nano-scale Research Facility (NRF) at IIT Delhi. I was also a Chief Investigator of the Center of Excellence for Nanodevices and Systems funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

More than once my teaching (this is my pride and joy) has been rated as outstanding  by the Faculty Appraisal Committee, IIT Delhi. I received the 2013 Award for Excellence in Teaching  (in large class category) from IIT Delhi. I welcome you to see some comments from my students CLICK HERE. To see the most recent feedback from my students, please Click here. To read my reflections on teaching a large class, CLICK HERE.

I work in the area of Nanoelectronic Devices, Nanoscale Device modeling and simulation, Innovative Device Design and Power semiconductor devices. I have published extensively in the above areas with four book chapters and more than 200 publications in refereed journals and conferences (List of Publications) .   Several patent applications have been filed based on our research. A number of my undergraduate students and M.Tech students are co-authors of my international publications. My work has been cited widely by researchers in journals and books (Citations) .  I have co-authored three books together with my research students:

(1) Fundamentals of Tunnel Field Effect Transistors, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis), November 2016,

(2) Tunnel Field-effect Transistors (TFET): Modelling and Simulation Wiley, UK, November 2016 and (

3) Junctionless Field-Effect Transistors: Design, Modeling and Simulation, Wiley-IEEE Press, USA, February, 2019.

I am on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports. I am an Editor of IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA. From 2006 to 2015, I served as an Editor of   IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices published by IEEE, USA. I am the Editor-in-Chief of IETE Technical Review. 

I am a Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, The National Academy of Sciences, India,  and The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India. I have been awarded the 29th IETE Ram Lal Wadhwa Gold Medal for distinguished contribution in the field of Semiconductor device design and modeling (31 October 2006). I have received the first ever ISA-VSI TechnoMentor Award  given by the India Electronics & Semiconductor Association to recognize a distinguished Indian academician and researcher for playing a significant role as a mentor and researcher. The award, presented on 31 July 2007 by Dr. R. Chidambaram (Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India), includes a citation and Rs. 200,000 reward. 

I am a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Electron Devices Society selected to speak in the area of Nanoelectronics and a recipient of 2008 IBM Faculty award in recognition of professional achievements (This is an internationally competitive award and nominations are initiated by someone within IBM). Delivered a number of invited lectures in conferences and workshops in India and abroad to large audiences on topics related to Nanoelectronics.

I am the Chairman, Governing Council, National Assessment and  Accreditation Council (NAAC) and Chairman, Governing Body of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

I am on the Board of Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center (IN-SPACe) established by Government of India.

I was a member of University Grants Commission (UGC) for three years (24 June 2016 to 23 June 2019). Also held the charge of Chairman, UGC from 14 January 2017 to 02 February 2017.

I was a member(PT) of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), which was established in 1997 by an act of Indian Parliament. (TRAI’s mission is to create and nurture conditions for growth of telecommunications in the country in a manner and at a pace which will enable India to play a leading role in emerging global information society).

I was the Organizing Chairman of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering  ( GATE 2012 ) with  the overall responsibility of organizing the test across India in 860 centers spread over 170 cities/towns. About 800,000 candidates appeared in GATE 2012. GATE results are used for Post-graduate admissions in engineering and for job recruitment. In 2011, I was the Organizing Chairman for Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET 2011). I was the Chairman of GATE 2011 and Vice-Chairman of GATE 2010 at IIT Delhi.  

I was also the Chairman for JAM 2011 and JAM 2012 (Joint Admission Test to M.Sc) and Vice-Chairman of JAM 2010 at IIT Delhi.

In 2007 and 2008, I was the Vice-Chairman of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) at IIT Delhi conducted by IITs for undergraduate program admissions in all IITs.   

 

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To lead a happy life, it is important to have a happy family and the following are responsible for it. I met my wife Lakshmi in 1989 and got married to her in 1990. She has an MBA in Marketing. However, she has preferred to be the Manager of our home rather than do a conventional job. We have two sons – Saketh  and Karthik.  Saketh has won a Gold medal in Delhi state karate championship competition. He plays guitar pretty well and is part of a Delhi based band called Crystal Fire. Saketh is doing his PhD in Nanoelectronics.  Karthik has learnt Hindustani vocal and is proficient in playing Guitar. He has also won a Gold medal in Delhi state Karate championship competition in December 2011. Karthik is now doing his Master’s degree in Nanoelectronics. My parents are M. Ranga Rao and Jayaprada Devi.  My father had retired in 1994 as a primary school teacher. My native place Mamidala is a small village where people know each other. My sister Sunita lives in Nalgonda and the other sister Gita lives in Hyderabad.

I regularly practice Shito-Ryu Karate  and go to a gym.  

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I like the following sayings:

“If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself; the dreams will come to you.”

             —  Prof. Randy Pausch  of CMU who is highly acclaimed for his last lecture and has died of  pancreatic cancer at 47 (on 25 July 2008).

When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state. ______ Swami Vivekananda

Life is unfair. Sensible persons take what they get and find a way to work around it. They don’t sulk in a corner. ——–Zhu Rongji (Chinese Premier)

To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves … let us be above such transparent egotism. — Will Durant

One should realize that ideas are never new. However brilliant, every idea is always based on previous knowledge… —Andre K. Geim (2010 Nobel Prize winner for Physics on Graphene)

You too can positively impact our world. Be assured, it won’t be easy, and fame may never come your way, but the satisfaction gained from a life of creative work will be immense. —- Lynn Conway; author (together with Mead) of the book – Introduction to VLSI Systems.


In conversation with Rahul Kanwal of India Today in his first interview after the violence inside the Jawaharlal Nehru University. He said that police did arrive when they were contacted and added that on Saturday 10-12 students came with their faces covered and took control of the data centre. Click here

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92 Responses to About Myself

  1. AKC says:

    After knowing so many things about you, I would definitely pray God, on some road in my life, I can meet you or even study under your guidance. I have never seen you or listened to any of your lectures but your blog says it all.

    • keshav chandra says:

      बहुत बहुत बधाई..सर , आपको हमारे प्रतिष्ठित जवाहर लाल नेहरू विश्वविद्यालय ,नई दिल्ली के नए कुलपति के रूप में चयन किया जा रहा है।

  2. susanta says:

    beautifully explained to clear many doubts, Many thanks!!!

  3. A.Raja Shekar says:

    dear sir,
    your contribution is extra-ordinary. Hope the youth will take you as a role-model. Though I am not in your area of research/subject, I still wish to meet you in future.

  4. ashish says:

    learnt a lot……Many Thanks !!

  5. Dr.RAVI ALUVALA says:

    Good evening sir.I am very happy to see your photograph through net. I am son of Aluvala.Janaiah, working as Associate Professor in department of management science in MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY,NALGONDA.I am very much inspired by going through your profile.I will be in touch with you for your guidence where ever required sir.Please accept my request sir.I will wait for your reply sir.

  6. CONGRATS! On being declared your name as New Vice Chancellor of Prestigious JNU, New Delhi

  7. Congratulations on being selected as New Vice Chancellor of Prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

  8. Dr. Vijay Verma says:

    Dear Sir,
    Congratulations on being selected as VC for us.

    Regards
    Vijay,
    SLS/SCMM, JNU, New Delhi

  9. Rajen Harshe says:

    Wonderful to read your CV. All the best.

  10. Gautam says:

    Congrats and welcome to JNU, Sir..

  11. Rambabu says:

    Congratulations sir on being selected for VC for JNU

  12. vikram says:

    Congratulations sir.. its a great honor to know about ur excellence..

  13. Venkat says:

    Dear Sir,
    Hearty Congratulations for your next role.

    With Best wishes,
    Venkat

  14. D VENKATAIAH says:

    Dear sir, Congratulations on becoming VC of a prestigious JNU. I am hailing from Nakrekal Town. We feel proud of great son soil from our area. We wish many more laurels in career
    -D.Venkataiah, Asst.Divisional Manager, LIC OF INDIA, Secunderabad

  15. Jayakarthik says:

    Congratulations jagdeshji on you being selected as jnu vice chancellor. I still remember you riding a bicycle within IIT Madras campus.when I see your credentials I am really proud that I have been associated with you albeit insignificantly. I had come to Delhi in 2010 and visited IIT Delhi campus to meet you.staff told me that you were out of station because of your appointment as head of gate.I am immensly proud of you and I do hope that you will remember me.all the best for your future endeavours.

  16. KALABATTULA RAMA KRISHNA says:

    జవహరలాల్ నెహ్రూ విశ్వవిద్యాలయం కులపతి గా నియమింపబడినందుకు మీకు శుభాకాంక్షలు, మీరు మీ ప్రొఫైల్ ను చాలా బాగా వివరించారు. నేను మీ ప్రొఫైల్ చదివి ఇన్స్పైర్ అయ్యాను సర్,

  17. Lokendra singh says:

    Dear sir,
    welcome at JNU. hoping new change……..
    all the best!

  18. Rajender vadde says:

    Congratulations sir
    for selection as VC for JNU
    Telangana biddaga memu.garvistunnamu

  19. Goda Krishna reddy says:

    Sir.hearty congratulations to u.onbehalf of my self, my family & mamidala highchool old students,& people’s of mamidala village,& tipparthi mandal &Nalgonda Dist & Telangana State by Godha Krishna Reddy mamidala village, wkg in B S N L Nalgonda. Mob no 09440165066.

  20. Vakil Ahmad says:

    welcome sir first day in JNU in the memorial time. Republic Day 2016

  21. Dear Sir
    Hearty congratulations to you. Personally I am very happy on your selection as VC of JNU. Now we can expect a better and better JNU under your control.

    Sincerely
    Dr. Naminita Gogoi
    SCMM, JNU

  22. Dr Manohar Singh says:

    Congratulation Professor for being appointed as VC for prestigious JNU. I am quite sure, that JNU will gain more momentum under your dynamic and visionary leadership. With best wishes,

  23. Dr. Jahangir Ahmad says:

    Congratulation Professor, M. Jagadesh Kumar for being appointed as JNU, Vice Chancellor. I hope the university will progress many folds under your guidance.

  24. Abhay vir Singh says:

    Sir, really a great journey of life. It’s certainly your sustained efforts through out to reach here. Sir it will be great service to the Nation if products being imported fm China are produced in India competitive in price & quality. Students works in assembly line to see theories working, to have real vision of science & technology.

  25. Dr Colonel R K Saxena says:

    Honourable Sir,
    It is really very nice to read your academic achievements. Congratulations on being hand picked as VC of this Great University.

  26. Congratulations Prof.Jagadish Kumar on taking over the greater responsibility. Though I know you as person from the days of Ph.D at IITM, I came to know about you as teacher only today. On seeing you on CNN IBN as VC of JNU; I came across your blog and I gathered many insights into handling large classes. I was overwhelmed to read the feedback of your students. Looking forward to meet sometime in future. We met at NIT Goa sometime back.

  27. krishna mahesh K says:

    respected sir,
    I am happy to see you as JNU VC.your discipline,hard work,honesty brought you there.I have always been fortunate to have been your student during my M.Tech,VDTT during 2005 to 2007 at IITDelhi.
    Congratulations,
    Krishna Mahesh K

  28. Simantini says:

    Heartiest congratulations..May you take JNU to the desired heights!

  29. Prof. G. N. Dash, Superannuated Professor of Physics, Sambalpur University, Odisha says:

    Better Late than never, Congratulation Prof. Kumar. I gathered this information from an MQ organiser stating that you would’nt be available for a DL because you have joined as VC of JNU. I hope JNU will touch a new peak with your leadership. All the best.

  30. Dr Shafi Ayub says:

    Respected Sir,
    really you are a role model for us. Famous Urdu poet Dr Allama Iqbal once wrote for people like you.
    HazaroN saal nargis apni benoori pe roti hai.
    Badi mushkil se hota hai chaman me deewar paida.

  31. Dr Srinivas rao says:

    Good evening sir .i am very happy to see ur. details.i am Srinivas Rao principal of a govt degree college.we want ur cooperation to groom students to take jnu entrance .in this regard we want ur advise .so kindly give ur number to contact u.thank u sir.

  32. Seshagiri Rao Bolla says:

    Respected Sir,
    I am deeply immersed by knowing your achievements. You are a great boon to our country. I pray God to give you enough strength to mould our youth in all the ways that you wish for. B. Seshagiri Rao, S/o Bolla Ratnakar Rao, Hyderabad

  33. Pritam says:

    sir you are the one…
    from whom I want to study…

  34. SHIKHA SRIVASTAVA says:

    Dear Sir,
    I am Shikha srivastava from Delhi University Botany Department. I met you at JNU AIRF randomly when you visited there and I was there for GC-MS detection of my samples. Your humbleness and silent behaviour and the way you introduced yourself that you are JNU V-C prompted me to know about you. I wish you for your more success in life. Reading about you was truly inspirational. And I also believe that meeting you was not random ……. I believe in God.

  35. Gautham Chakilam says:

    Congratulations JAGADEESH babai.

    From
    Gautham Chakilam
    S/O Kittu – Malkpet

  36. Nataraj Paul says:

    I am a retired IAF pilot , education upto HS before joining NDA . I have also done some civil flying . I first read about quantum tech and computing in THE ECONOMIST . I then googled ‘ quantum tech research in INDIA ‘and saw your article . I wanted to know more about MAMDALA JAGADESH KUMAR . I thought he is in some US university . I googled and out came JNU VC and his articles and photo . Took me some time to realize you are the same person .

  37. Congrats sir.. Delighted that I have studied a course under you and spent time with you when you are in IIT Delhi, IEC – 2007 Batch

  38. P Venkat Ramana Reddy says:

    Namaste sir, many congratulations. I am Paduru Venkat Ramana Reddy son of Paduru Raghava Reddy of Battugudem village. Under your visionary leadership hope JNU to be the best. We are proud that you are from Telangana state.

  39. DIPANKAR SUR says:

    Nice to see your achievements SIR. I have gone through your detailed bio data. You are the role model of Indian youth. I think there will be great change in JNU through your leadership. DIPANKAR SUR Ex-JNU Student.

  40. Madhusudan Gupta says:

    Sir, I have high hopes from you who has been so much in the making of students as true scholars, like yourself, rather than JNU’s so called rackless cowardish administrators. I am sure JNU shall be either revive as prestigious Institution of the country. JNU definitely needs a hard hand now.

  41. Shivam chaubey says:

    Nice to know about you and your achievements. Thanks for saying to set a tank in JNU

  42. Pradeep Dwivedi says:

    After reading about you! Congratulation Sir!
    I see Extension Education services are very weak at JNU which also known as third mission of any university equivalent to Teaching and Research. I hope under your leadership JNU will also place itself as a best community responsive university!

  43. Swati jangpangi says:

    Sir..i just came across your interview with the editor of indian express which was published on 9th july..in which you said that you have never used the word anti-national..you don’t use that word..and its our right to exercise our freedom of speech ,we should also be aware of the boundaries of the law and the constitution ..you are a role model for youth.i wish you a great success in your life !!

  44. Vinod panwar says:

    It is nice to see that under ur leadership JNU is transforming and coming out of darkness of red politics. Now talented youth from all over India can think for carrier opportunities at JNU. My good wishes.

  45. Dr Shafi says:

    all the best sir

  46. Dr J BABU says:

    Respected Sir, it is pleasure to know about you and your work. I admire the Union Government for having given you the perfect position.
    I.e., Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University,Delhi.
    I will meet you in person.
    Regards
    Dr J BABU,
    Professor of ECE,
    LBR College of Engineering
    Mylavaram,
    Near Vijayawada,
    Andhra Pradesh
    India.

  47. Shrikant says:

    Dear sir,
    I admire your values. I have read your inspirational quotes which has shaped your life. It is always better to verify the circumstances beyond it’s face value, especially when somebody is praising self and talking ill about others. Hope to meet you in person during your new responsibility recently trusted to your goodself.

  48. Naseer says:

    Sir my name is gulam naseer s/o rasool who was running small hotel at gorenkalapally Sir my father was a student of ranga rao Sir and I also student of ranga rao Sir we are very happy to hear that u r jnu vc ranga rao Sir is a great personality he encouraged me in studies by giving some gifts at school in gorenkalapally govt school and he also encourages many of us

  49. Deepak singh yadav says:

    After knowing too much about you i am wanting to make myself like you now i am preparating for engineering in future i want to work with your guidance and i have a keen interest in electronics

  50. Deepak singh yadav says:

    dear sir , After knowing too much about you i am wanting to make myself like you now i am preparating for engineering in future i want to work with your guidance and i have a keen interest in electronics

  51. Sunita Mukherjee says:

    Excellent biography Sir,nicely you have elaborated your family status.
    All the regards,
    Sunita Mukherjee
    Kolkata

  52. Raghu says:

    After knowing about the JNU students protest against you, I really searched you in google, You are such a GREAT intellect in Electrical engineering everyone will understand that by seeing your studies in transistors and semiconductor devices.I am also a student of electrical engineering now preparing for gate . I know how much efforts you have put in your career structure to get into such a position JNUVC. Then I saw the name MAMIDALA then I thought you are a telugu and now I know you belong to nalgonda our own district. The journey was amazing Jagadeesh sir from Mamidala,nalgonda normal person to Delhi as VC of JNU.

  53. Omprakash nauriyal says:

    You are doing wonderful job respected Jagdish ji. I am really impressed. So much pressure & you are standing like a solid rock & greatest thing is you are maintaining a very low profile, having no desire for publicity. Great. You are hero of entire country. With you at the helm of affair definitely jnu will reach new height.

  54. Dr. Pradip Kumar Pandey says:

    I am agreed to the steps taken by you in the JNU campus. Demand for regine is neither legal nor reasonable. I think, all the disputed matters will be solved soon easily.

  55. Utkarsh says:

    Respected Sir,
    I am student of economics but still a lot of things in you and your achievements which aspire us to become like you.
    You speak with decency and patience and it is proved that knowledge is inversely proportional to ego and aggression.
    You have proved yourself an excellent teacher and an excellent administrator, you are completely unbiased and clear with your views.
    May God bless with some good behaviour and sense whom I see always abusing you and putting your name in irrespective manner.
    For you it suits better…..
    “Hajaro jawabo se achi h meri khamoshi
    Na jaane kitne sawalo ki aabroo rkhi”
    Nothing is powerful than guru’s aashirvad.
    Need your blessings!🙏
    Keep your journey ahead our generation has to learn a lot of things from you. Our prayers are with you sir.

  56. Trinath Dora says:

    The Great Teacher . I bow down before you with reverance.

  57. Ramki Ramakrishnan says:

    Pranams and shat shat naman…
    Keep inspiring sir

  58. DINESH MEHTA says:

    Sir, you have a very impressive resume. But I wonder how JNU students and some teachers are treating you like this. I hope good sense will prevail.
    Wish you good luck.

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  60. Manish upadhyay says:

    Thank you so much sir

  61. Congratulations sir for your appointment as chairman, EC, NAAC. Best wishes. Hope ti see you soon.
    – Prof. Rajendra S. Patil,
    Principal, PSGVPM ASC College, Shahada.

  62. Respected Sir,
    It is my pleasure to know about you and your work.
    Best wishes to your academic career and also for academic leadership in the Country.
    -Prof. Dhananjay Mane
    Regional Director
    YCMOU, Nashik (MS)

  63. Prof N. Kanakarathnam says:

    Good morning sir,i am inspired by your profile, you did a great journey in academics and also from a remote rural village mamidala to Delhi, you are role model to all of us i hope you will reach some more highest position India level, I prof N kanakarathnam,Dept of history, kakatiya university, warangal.

  64. Vidyadhar Reddy says:

    We love the highest order of your academic excellence and extreme simplicity!

    • Dear Sir,
      Many congratulations on your Newly declared Responsibility as Chairman, UGC, GOI. Its really a proudful moment for our JNU, New Delhi. As an alumni of JNU I always remember and the History will remember your landmark of constructive initiatives in Making JNU a truly World Class Research University of Transdisciplinary Learning and Development Center of Excellence.

      Hearty wishes for the Shree Vasant Panchami and Maa Saraswati Puja.

      Many best wishes
      and Personal Regards

      Greetings

      Prof.Manoj Kar
      Professor, School of Governance and Public Affairs
      XIM University, Bhubaneswar
      Odisha

  65. R B R Sarma says:

    Sir, I was thrilled when I heard the news that you were appointed Chairman of UGC. The position couldn’t have asked for and got a better person. My question: Do you have any plans to rationalize hostel charges prevailing in all the universities in our country and peg them at Rs300/ as prevailing in JNU? If yes, can you elaborate on the time frame? If no, why not?

  66. I am proud of you sir.Now you are the chairman of u.g.c.please have an eye on Central University of Kerala.Sir please varify the curruption,nepotism irregular,illegal appointments and drawing of pay
    and allowance at Central University of Kerala during the period of 2015 to 2020

  67. Sailu Yellaboina says:

    Congratulations sir for your new role as UGC chairman

  68. Dr. Aluvala Ravi says:

    Very good morning sir. Hearty congratulations and greetings from my bottom of heart for your achievement as Chairman-UGC which is a prestigious and Apex agency in India sir. I am very much confident that under your able leadership, education sector will bring tremendous change in education sector sir. Please allow us to share your ideas which will be useful for my personal development also sir. Thanks a lot sir.🙏🙏🙏🙏💐🙏🙏💐💐💐

  69. Dear Sir
    Congratulations to you on your selection as a UGC chairperson. Proud moment for us to be from Miryalaguda….
    Thanks and Regards
    Dr.Venkata Sreenivas Puli
    Senior Researcher
    WP AirFOrce Research Laboratory,Dayton, Ohio, USA

  70. Prof.(Dr.) Jitendra Kumar Sharma says:

    Congratulations for getting responsibility to maintain standard of higher education in the light of our glorious values reflected in The Gita,The Ramayan and The Vedas. Wish you good health and success. Prof.(Dr.) J.K.Sharma (Teacher of English) 9416283451 jksharma@bmu.ac.in

  71. Chandrashekhar says:

    Great achievement
    Congratulations

  72. Hearty Congrats. It is wonderful opportunity for you for better implementation of NEP2020. Still it is in initial stage. With your inputs UGC will be in regular stream,right now many activities are not initiated ,that gap may be fulfilled. I am sure, with your potential research strength UGC will become a role model to the world Universities without borders.I wish all the best

  73. Dr p k suresh says:

    Dr jagadeesh sir
    This is Dr p k suresh working as principal meenakshi Sundararajan engg college
    Kodambakkam chennai
    I was in Cauvery hostel during my iitm days in 1986_89
    U took me to temple behind taramani guest house
    My best wishes on ur elevation as ugc chairman

  74. SANTANU KUMAR GHOSH. says:

    Respected Chairman Sir,
    Hearty Congratulations!
    India need a true academic leader like you to take the responsibility of the apex body (UGC) of our country. I am sure that under your able leadership our strive for quality education along with scheme like STRIDE will go forward at a rapid pace. And also, I believe that recent criticism of our universities in the light of the fourth industrial revolution by the Asian Development Bank and others will gradually find no ground in future. We are always with you Sir. Regards. Santanu Kumar Ghosh, Professor of Commerce, University of Burdwan, West Bengal.

  75. Dr. Satyapal Singh Rathore says:

    Many Congratulations Sir for your new role as Chairman, UGC. Hoping to see many positive transformations.

  76. Congratulations Sir on your elevation to UGC Chairman, I expect more development of higher education in India with your educational leadership.. Prof.(Dr.) Anand Bethapudi Professor (Marketing) The ICFAI University. Previously Professor in National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management(Govt of India & Govt of Telangana). My Best Wishes.

  77. drpacha16 says:

    Since NEP 2020 focussed more on Research, there is a dire need to revive more schemes especially UGC Emeritus Fellowships for more research inferences from the senior Professors.

  78. o A Aswatha Narayana says:

    I am P A Aswatha Narayana formerly from Dept of Applied Mechanics I know Prof Narayana Bhat very well and we had met during INAE get togethers.
    I wish you all the best

  79. Arasu M T says:

    Dear Sir,

    Greetings !

    I am Arasu, CEO & Co-Founder of Clicks Campus, an Education Technology firm based out of Bengaluru. Few days ago, I got to know from media sources that UGC is reforming the online education system by allowing Top autonomous colleges and UGC recognized online universities to collaborate with Ed tech firms for online degrees. This is really a remarkable step in making higher education to be flexible and reachable for everyone.

    I also got to know, this initiative is not yet finalized and UGC is not allowing such collaborations.

    I kindly request you to clarify the same, so that it will be very helpful for organizations like us to plan further steps. I sincerely request you to send a reply.

    Thanks & Regards,

    Arasu M T
    Chief Executive Officer
    Clicks Talent Connect Pvt Ltd
    Hebron Tower 9, First Floor
    Sannathammanahalli, Bhattarahalli. Bengaluru – 560049

  80. Kshema Jose says:

    Dear Prof Jagadesh Kumar
    I just wanted to pen a note of appreciation. I’ve been following your views, words, plans and actions in the field of digital education and to put it mildly it thrills me to see that our country is making giant strides in the area.
    I know this isn’t the forum for a request, but I’d still like to request you to consider students’ services to extend the scope and potential of the newly proposed National Digital University. Allowing research scholars and pre-service student teachers to play even a small part in the digital initiatives of the Government of India can enhance our OER output and in turn train our future teachers to be curators and creators of great digital content.

  81. Nagesh Babu Boddikurapati says:

    Dr Prof Jagadeesh Kumar gariki, namaskaram.. Munduga meeku mariyu mee kutumbha sabhyulandariki Ugadi Subhakanshalu. Oka Telugu Vyakthi ga meeru UGC ku Chairman ga niyamimpabadadam telugu prajalandhariki garva kaaranam mariyu chaala santosham gaa undhi. Meeku subhakanshalu. Mee dwara, mana desa vidhyabhivridhi inka munduku vellalani aa bhagavanthuni korukuntunaamu.. mee Nagesh Babu Boddikurapati

  82. Kripa Shanker Singh says:

    Highly impressed by your commitment and contributions to higher education .
    Your love for teaching and research are remarkable.
    We shall try to emulate you, though extremely difficult it is.
    Kudos for your current assignment as UGC chairman.
    I hope, UGC policy making will reflect the presence of extraordinarily committed competent person in UGC as chairman.
    Regards
    Kripa Shanker Singh
    Associate professor of physics
    R B S College
    Agra 282002
    9412162358

  83. Amit yadav says:

    Good morning sir, lots of love from my side. You are a great electrical engineering professor. I would like to request you to please provide some of your lectures on nptel platform. I am also a passionate electrical engineer I like electrical engineering very much although I was from COVID batch so I am struggling for job but you are a great motivation for me. Thankyou

  84. You have taken the higher education system of India by storm by recent changes.

  85. I am highly impressed to know about you sir. You are doing wonderful job at UGC as chairman. God bless you.
    Regards,
    Dr. Vishal Goyal
    Professor
    Dept of Computer Sc
    Punjabi University Patiala, Punjab
    Vishal_cs@pbi.ac.in
    9501096111
    http://www.vishalpup.in

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