IIT Kharagpur - Officiating Registrar Mr. T K Ghosal who appeared for interview on Dec 05. 2012 for the Post of Registrar in IIT Kharagpur does not fulfil the minimum qualification prescribed for recruitment as per UGC / MHRD / Judgement of Supreme Court of India, i.e., 10+2+3+2 / 11+1+3+2 pattern, and has secured less than 50% marks in Master's Degree received by Distance Education.
As per MHRD / UGC norm, the educational qualification for the post of Registrar must be as Under:
"A Master's Degree with at least 55% of Marks or its equivalent grade of 'B' in the UGC Scale 7 point scale."
Members of Screening Committee including this committee chairman Mr. B K Mathur have shortlisted the name of Mr. T K Ghosal without following the above criteria and T K Ghosal's allegations.
Mr.B K Mathur is under CBI scanner because of his involvement in fake institute scam in IIT-Kharagpur. Mr. B K Mathur did not publish any publications and produce single PhD till date and he also is a second class graduate in physics but he is now professor, Dean, Chairman of Information Chell, and Chief Vigilance Officer. Mr. B K Mathur was one of the members of the board of governors of IEE (I) which was the fake institute running by Professors of IIT Kharagpur.
Now Authorities of IIT Kharagpur have appointed Mr. T K Ghosal as Registrar of IIT Kharagpur by ignoring many meritorious candidates.