The Sikkim University Act,2006
Schedule 1. The Chancellor
(See Section 29)
(1) The Chancellor shall be appointed by the Visitor from a panel of not less than three persons recommended by the Executive Council from amongst persons of eminence in the academic or public life of the country :
Provided that if the Visitor does not approve of any of the persons so recommended, he may call for fresh recommendations from the Executive Council.
(2) The Chancellor shall hold office for a term of five years and shall not be eligible for re-appointment: Provided that notwithstanding the expiry of his term of office, the Chancellor shall continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.