The Tezpur University Act,1993
Section 28. Power to make ordinances
(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act and the statutes, the ordinance may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely;-
(a) The admission of students to the university and their enrolment as such.
(b) The courses of study to be laid down for all degrees, diploma s and certificates of the university;
(c) The medium of instruction and examination.
(d) The award of degrees , diplomas certificates and other academic distinctions , the qualification for the same and the means to be taken relating to granting and obtaining of the same;
(e) The fees to be charged for courses of study in the university and admission to the examinations, degrees and diplomas of the university;
(f) The conditions for award of fellowships, scholarships, studentships, medals and prizes;
(g) The conduct of examinations, including the term of office and manner of appointment and the duties of examining bodies, examiners and moderators.
(h) The conditions of residence of the students of the university;
(i) the special arrangements, if any which may be made for the residence discipline and teaching of woman students and the prescribing of special courses of studies for them.
(j) The appointments and emoluments of employees other than those for whom provision has been made in the statutes;
(k) The establishment of centres of studies, boards of studies, special centres, specialized laboratories and other committees;
(l) The manner of co-operation and collaboration with other university and authorities including learned bodies or associations.
(m) The creation. composition and functions of any other university and authorities including learned bodies or associations ;
(n) Such other terms and conditions of service of teachers and other academic staff as are not prescribed by the statutes.
(o) The management of colleges and institutions established by the university;
(p) The setting up of a machinery for redress of grievances of employees; and
(q) All other matters which by this Act or the statutes may be provided for by the ordinances.
(2) The first ordinance shall be made by the vice -chancellor with the previous approval of the central government and the ordinances so made may be amended, repealed or added to at any time by the board of management in manner prescribed by the statutes.