The Tezpur University Act,1993
Part 4. Pro-Vice-Chancellor
(1) Every Pro- Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Board of Management on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor:
Provided that where the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor is not accepted by the Board of Management, the matter shall be referred to the Visitor who may either appoint the person recommended by the Vice-Chancellor or ask the Vice-Chancellor to recommend another person to the Board of Management:
Provided further that the Board of Management may, on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor, appoint a Professor to discharge the duties of a Pro- Vice-Chancellor in addition to his own duties as a Professor.
(2) The term of office of a Pro- Vice-Chancellor shall be such as may be decided by the Board of Management but it shall not in any case exceed five years or until the expiration of the term of office the Vice-Chancellor, whichever is earlier:
Provided that a Pro- Vice-Chancellor whose term of office has expired shall be eligible for reappointment:
Provided further that, in any case, a Pro- Vice-Chancellor shall retire on attaining the age of sixty-five years:
Provided also that the Pro- Vice-Chancellor shall while discharging the duties of the Vice-Chancellor under cause (6) of Statute 2, continue in office notwithstanding the expiration of his term of office as a Pro- Vice-Chancellor until a new Vice-Chancellor or the existing Vice-Chancellor, as the case may be, assumes office:
Provided also that when the office of the Vice-Chancellor becomes vacant and there is no Pro- Vice-Chancellor to perform the functions of the Vice-Chancellor, the Board of Management may appoint a Pro- Vice-Chancellor and the Pro- Vice-Chancellor so appointed shall cease to hold office as such as soon as a Vice-Chancellor is appointed and enters upon his officer.
(3) It shall be the duty of the Registrar
(a) To be the custodian of the records, the common seal and such other property of the University as the Board of Management shall commit to hiss charges;
(b) To issue all notices convening meetings of the Board of Management, the Academic Council, the Planning and Academic Committee, the Planning Board and of any Committees appointed by those authorities;
(c) To keep the minutes of all the meetings of the Board of Management, the Academic Council, the Planning Board and of any Committees appointed by those authorities;
(d) To conduct the official correspondence of the Board of Management, the Academic Council, the Planning and Academic Committee and the Planning Board;
(e) To arrange for and superintend the examinations of the University in accordance with the manner prescribed by the Ordinances;
(f) To supply to the Visitor copies of the agenda of the meetings of the authorities of the University as soon as they are issued and the minutes of such meetings;
(g) To represent the University in suits or proceedings by or against the University, sign powers-of-attorney and verify pleadings or depute his representative for the purpose; and
(h) To perform such other duties as may be specified in the Statutes, the Ordinances or the Regulations or as may be required, from time to time, by the Board of Management or the Vice-Chancellor.