The Tezpur University Act,1993
Part 21. Special mode of appointment
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in Statute 20, the Board of Management may invite a person of high academic distinction and professional attainments to accept a post of Professor or Reader or any other academic post in the University, as the case may be, on such terms and conditions as it deems fit, and on the person agreeing to do so appoint him to the post.
(2) The Board of Management may appoint a teacher or any other academic staff working in any other University or organization for undertaking a joint project in accordance with the manner laid down in the Ordinances