Ujjain: Panic like situation prevailed at the Vikram University (VU) headquarters on Tuesday, when an employee tried to commit suicide after pouring kerosene on his body. Sources informed that one Mugiz Khan (about 30 years), appointed on a Class-III post at the VU headquarters, tried to commit suicide by setting himself afire. This incident occurred at about 3.30 pm near the administration wing. However, before Khan could immolate himself, employees present there stopped him and immediately intimated about it to the Madhav Nagar police. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital following complaints of irritation in eyes. His condition was reported to be normal. Sources informed that Khan was given compassionate appointment some 12 years ago and he wanted to be promoted as per rules.