Professor R C Sobti, the former vice-chancellor of Panjab University has been appointed as the VC of DAV University, located at Jalandhar.
The university would be a deemed universit. A decision in this regard was taken at the meeting of DAV College Managing Committee held under the chairmanship of president Punam Suri at its headquarters in New Delhi.
According to Punam Suri, DAV University would not be an ordinary one but a novel university which would have the thrust in research work. Curriculum and syllabus would be drafted in consultation with industrial sector so that students who graduate from here are absorbed in jobs.