Kochi : The Kerala High Court on Monday cancelled the appointment of A.K. Riji John as Vice-Chancellor of the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) for want of qualifications as prescribed by the University Grants Commission.
John was appointed as the new V-C in December last year, after a three-member search committee recommended his name.
Soon after, another aspirant for the post K.K.Vijayan approached the High Court challenging his appointment stating that all mandatory norms were overlooked.
Last month, the Supreme Court set aside the appointment of the Vice Chancellor...