Justices A Selvam and N Athinathan directed the state government to file a detailed report on the steps taken to fill the posts and posted the case for hearing to July 11.
The petitioner submitted that VCs for the Dr. Ambedkar Law university and Tamil Nadu fisheries university had not been appointed.
Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University, Bharathiar University, Thiruvalluvar University and Tamil Nadu Open University did not have a registrar, while Madurai Kamaraj unvversity and Madras University did not have controller of examinations and registrars also.
The Ambedkar University did not have a dean.
The petitioner submitted that administration of the universities had come to a standstill due to non-filling of the posts at the higher level and sought a direction to the government from the court to fill all the posts.
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