The Sikkim University Act,2006
Schedule 39. Students Council
(See Section 29)
(1) There shall be constituted in the University, a Students’ Council for every academic year, consisting of-
(i) the Dean of Students’ Welfare who shall be the Chairman of the Students’ Council;
(ii) twenty students to be nominated by the Academic Council on the basis of merit in studies, sports and extra-curricular activities; and
(iii) such number of elected representatives of students as may be specified by the Academic Council:
Provided that any student of the University shall have the right to bring up any matter concerning the University before the Students’ Council if so permitted by the Chairman, and he shall have the right to participate in the discussions at any meeting when the matter is taken up for consideration.
(2) The functions of the Students’ Council shall be to make suggestions to the appropriate authorities of the University in regard to the programmes of studies, students’ welfare and other matters of importance, in regard to the working of the University in general and such suggestions shall be made on the basis of consensus of opinion.
(3) The Students’ Council shall meet at least once in an academic year preferably in the beginning of that year.