Governor not bound by Ministers' advice for VC appointments under Kannur University Act: Supreme Court

The apex court stressed that as per the provisions of the Kannur University Act of 1996, the Governor who is the Chancellor is the sole judge in Vice-Chancellor appointments to the Kannur University.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that the Kerala Governor, being the ex-officio Chancellor of Kannur University, is not bound by the advice of the Kerala government's Council of Ministers when it comes to appointing Vice-Chancellors to the University [Dr Premachandran Keezhoth and anr vs The Chancellor Kannur University and anr].

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