The University Grants Commission Act,1956
Section 26. Power to make regulations
(1) The Commission may make regulation consistent with this Act and the rules made there under,
(a) Regulating the meetings of the Commission and the procedure for conduction business there at;
(b) Regulating the manner in which and the purposes for which persons may be associated with the Commission under section 9;
(c) Specifying the terms and conditions of service of the employees appointed by the Commission;
(d) Specifying the institutions or class of institutions which may be recognised by the Commission under clause (f) of section 2;
(e) Defining the qualifications that should ordinarily be required of any person to be appointed to the teaching staff of the University, having regard to the branch of education in which he is expired to give instruction;
(f) Defining the minimum standards of instruction for the grant of any degree by any University;
(g) Regulating the maintenance of standards and the co-ordination of work or facilities in Universities.
(2) No regulation shall be made under clause (a) or clause (b) or clause (c) of clause (d) of sub-section (1) except with the previous approval of the Central Government.