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Talat Ahmad takes over as new vc of Kashmir University

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

took over as the of the University of today.

He replaced

Ahmad, who was of before arriving here, was accorded a of honour by a contingent of police in the campus.

He completed his MSc in geology from in 1977 followed by an MPhil in Ore Petrology from JNU in 1980. He then completed his PhD in Igneous Petrology from JNU in 1985.

In 1988-89, Ahmad did a Post Doctoral Fellowship with University of Liecester, while in 1997-98, he did Post Doctoral Fellowship with In 1999-2000, he did another Post Doctoral Fellowship with (Japan).

He has held several significant assignments including the of University of from June 2011 to May 2014 and vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, from May 15, 2014 till August 6, 2018.

He has been a recipient of several prestigious awards and citations, including the National Mineral Award, 1994 from the He has also been a fellow of the Indian National Science Academy in New Delhi, Indian Academy of Sciences in Bangalore, fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in Allahabad, J C Bose National Fellowship, DST,

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 21:05 IST