The Chief Minister was addressing a press conference organised in Shoranur as part of the ongoing Nava Kerala Sadas.
The SC found that Prof Ravindran was eligible for reappointment, the upper age limit of 60 years was not binding and neither was his interview by a selection committee necessary.
The posting comes a day after the Supreme Court quashed the reappointment of Prof Gopinath Ravindran as the Vice Chancellor.
The appeal against his re-appointment contended that since Ravindran was already over 60 years old, there was a statutory bar on him being appointed as VC.
The Higher Education Minister should not have interfered in the appointment of VC, VD Satheesan said.
Justice Pardiwala said the decision to appoint the VC was 'vitiated by the unwarranted interference by State Government'.
Safna Hussan to move the High Court challenging the controversial ranking for the post of Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics.
K K Shailaja's autobiography, 'My Life as a Comrade', was included in the MA English syllabus of the Kannur University.
University Syndicate decided to appoint professor Joby K Jose as registrar after recruitment process marred by very few applicants, court case, allegations of favouritism.
The university has not constituted boards of studies, relied on ad hoc committees to revise syllabus