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The Schedule – University of Allahabad Act, 2005

University of Allahabad Act, 2005

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

(See Section 28)

 

The Statutes of the University

 

1. The Chancellor.-

 

(1) The Chancellor shall be appointed by the Visitor from a panel of not less than three persons recommended by the Executive Council from amongst persons of eminence in the academic or public life of the country :

Provided that if the Visitor does not approve of any of the persons so recommended, he may call for fresh recommendations from the Executive Council.

 

(2) The Chancellor shall hold office for a term of five years and shall not be eligible for re-appointment: Provided that notwithstanding the expiry of his term of office the Chancellor shall continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.

 

2. The Vice-Chancellor.-

 

(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Visitor from a panel of not less than three persons who shall be recommended by a Committee as constituted under clause (2):

 

Provided that if the Visitor does not approve of any of the persons included in the panel, he may call for an extended or a fresh panel.

 

(2) The Committee referred to in clause (1) shall consist of three persons, out of whom two shall be nominated by the Executive Council and one by the Visitor and the nominee of the Visitor shall be the convener of the Committee:

 

Provided that none of the members of the Committee shall be an employee of the University or an institution maintained by, or admitted to the privileges of, the University or a member of any authority of the University.

 

(3) The Vice-Chancellor shall be a whole-time salaried officer of the University.

 

(4) The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office, or until he attains the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier, and he shall not be eligible for re-appointment :

 

Provided that notwithstanding the expiry of the said period of five years, he shall continue in office until his successor is appointed and enters upon his office :

 

Provided further that the Visitor may direct any Vice-Chancellor after his term has expired, to continue in office for such period, not exceeding a total period of one year, as may be specified by him or till his successor is appointed and enters upon his office, whichever is earlier.

 

(5) The emoluments and other conditions of service of the Vice-Chancellor shall be as follows:-

 

(i) The Vice-Chancellor shall be paid a monthly salary and allowances, other than house rent allowance, at the rates fixed by the Central Government from time to time and he shall be entitled, without payment of rent, to use a furnished residence throughout his term of office and no charge shall fall on the Vice-Chancellor in respect of the maintenance of such residence;

 

(ii) The Vice-Chancel for shall be entitled to such terminal benefits and allowances as may be fixed by the Central Government from time to time :

 

Provided that where an employee of the University, or a college or an institution maintained by, or admitted to the privileges of, the University, or of any other University or any college or institution maintained by or admitted to the privileges of, such other University, is appointed as the Vice-Chancellor, he may be allowed to continue to contribute to any provident fund of which he is a member and the University shall contribute to the account of such person in that provident fund at the same rate at which the person had been contributing immediately before his appointment as the Vice-Chancellor:

 

Provided further that where such employee had been member of any pension scheme, the University shall make the necessary contribution to such scheme.

 

(iii) the Vice-Chancellor shall be entitled to travelling allowance at such rates as may be fixed by the Executive Council;

 

(iv) the Vice-Chancellor shall be entitled to leave on full pay at the rate of thirty days in a calendar year and the leave shall be credited to his account in advance in two half-yearly instalments of fifteen days each on the first day of January and July every year :

 

Provided that if the Vice-Chancellor assumes or relinquishes charge of the office of the Vice-Chancellor during the currency of a half year, the leave shall be credited proportionately at the rate of two and-a-half days for each completed month of service.

 

(v) in addition to the leave referred to in sub-clause (iv), the Vice-Chancellor shall also be entitled to half-pay leave at the rate of twenty days for each completed year of service, and half-pay leave may also be availed of as commuted leave on full pay on medical certificate :

 

Provided that when such commuted leave is availed of, twice the amount of half-pay leave shall be debited against half-pay leave due.

 

(6) If the office of the Vice-Chancellor becomes vacant due to death, resignation or otherwise, or if he is unable to perform his duties due to ill-health or any other cause, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall perform the duties of the Vice-Chancellor :

 

Provided that if the Pro-Vice-Chancellor is not available, the senior most Professor shall perform the duties of the Vice-Chancellor until a new Vice-Chancellor assumes office or until the existing Vice-Chancellor resumes the duties of his office, as the case may be.

 

3. Powers and duties of the Vice-Chancellor.-

 

(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be ex officio Chairman of the Executive Council, the Academic Council and the Finance Committee and shall, in the absence of the Chancellor, preside at the Convocations held for conferring degrees and at meetings of the Court.

 

(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall be entitled to be present at, and address, any meeting of any authority or other body of the University, but shall not be entitled to vote thereat unless he is a member of such authority or body.

 

(3) It shall be the duty of the Vice-Chancellor to see that this Act, the Statutes, the Ordinances and the Regulations are duly observed and he shall have all the powers necessary to ensure such observance.

 

(4) The Vice-Chancellor shall have all the powers necessary for the proper maintenance of discipline in the University and he may delegate any such powers to such person or persons as he deems fit.

 

(5) The Vice-Chancellor shall have the power to convene or cause to be convened the meetings of the Executive Council, the Academic Council and the Finance Committee.

 

4. Pro-Vice-Chancellor.-

 

(1) The Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Executive Council on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor:

 

Provided that where the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor is not accepted by the Executive Council, 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 Executive Council:

 

Provided further that the Executive Council 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 Executive Council but it shall not in any case exceed five years or until the expiration of the term of office of the Vice-Chancellor whichever is earlier:

 

Provided that a Pro-V ice-Chancellor whose term of office has expired shall be eligible for re-appointment :

 

Provided further that, in any case, a Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall retire on attaining the age of sixty-five years :

 

Provided also that a Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall, while discharging the duties of the Vice-Chancellor under clause (6) of Statute 1, continue in office notwithstanding the expiration of his term of office as Pro-Vice-Chancellor, until the Vice-Chancellor resumes office or a new Vice-Chancellor assumes office, as the case may be.

 

(3) The emoluments and other terms and conditions of service of a Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall be such as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(4) The Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall assist the Vice-Chancellor in respect of such matters as may be specified by the Vice-Chancellor in this behalf, from time to time, and shall also exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be assigned or delegated to him by the Vice-Chancellor.

 

5. Deans of Faculties.-

 

(1) Every Dean of Faculty shall be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor from amongst the Professors in the Faculty by rotation in the order of seniority for a period of three years :

 

Provided that in case there is only one Professor or no Professor in a Faculty, the Dean shall be appointed, for the time being, from amongst the Professor, if any, and the Readers in the Faculty by rotation in the order of seniority :

 

Provided further that in the case of a Faculty comprising a University College, the Principal of such University College shall be the ex officio Dean of the Faculty.

 

(2) When the office of the Dean is vacant or when the Dean is, by reason of illness, absence or any other cause, unable to perform duties of his office, the duties of the office shall be performed by the seniormost Professor or Reader, as the case may be, in the Faculty.

 

(3) The Dean shall be the ex officio Chairman of the Board of the Faculty and shall be responsible for the conduct and maintenance of the standards of teaching and research in the Faculty and shall have such other functions as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(4) The Dean shall have the right to be present and to speak at any meeting of the Boards of Studies or Committees of the Faculty, but shall not have the right to vote thereat unless he is a member thereof.

 

(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in clause (1), every teacher serving as Dean of a Faculty immediately before the appointed day, shall continue as such up to the date on which he would have continued as Dean if the Act had not been enacted and thereafter the Dean of the concerned Faculty shall be appointed in accordance with the provisions of clause (1) above.

 

6. The Registrar.-

 

(1) The Registrar shall be appointed by the Executive Council on the recommendation of a Selection Committee constituted for the purpose and shall be a whole-time salaried officer of the University.

 

(2) He shall be appointed for a term of five years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

 

(3) The emoluments and other terms and conditions of service of the Registrar shall be such as may be prescribed by the Ordinances :

 

Provided that the Registrar shall retire on attaining the age of sixty-two years :

 

Provided further that a Registrar shall, notwithstanding his attaining the age of sixty-two years, continue in office until his successor is appointed and enters upon his office or until the expiry of a period of one year, whichever is earlier.

 

(4) When the office of the Registrar is vacant or when the Registrar is, by reason of illness, absence or any other cause, unable to perform the duties of his office, the duties of the office shall be performed by such person as the Vice-Chancellor may appoint for the purpose.

 

(5)

 

(a) The Registrar shall have power to take disciplinary action against such of the employees, excluding teachers and other academic staff, as may be specified in the order of the Executive Council and to suspend them pending inquiry, to administer warnings to them or to impose on them the penalty of censure or the withholding of increment:

 

Provided that no such penalty shall be imposed unless the person has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the action proposed to be taken in regard to him.

 

(b) An appeal shall lie to the Vice-Chancellor against any order of the Registrar imposing any of the penalties specified in sub-clause (a).

 

(c) In a case where the inquiry discloses that a punishment beyond the power of the Registrar is called for, the Registrar shall, upon the concluding of the inquiry, make a report to the Vice-Chancellor along with his recommendations:

 

Provided that an appeal shall lie to the Executive Council against an order of the Vice-Chancellor imposing any penalty.

 

(6) The Registrar shall be ex officio Secretary of the Court, the Executive Council and the Academic Council, but shall not be deemed to be a member of any of these authorities.

 

(7) 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 Executive Council shall commit to his charge;

 

(b) to issue all notices convening meetings of the Court, the Executive Council, and the Academic Council, the College Development Council and of any Committees appointed by those authorities;

 

(c) to keep the minutes of all the meetings of the Court, the Executive Council and the Academic Council and of any Committees appointed by those authorities;

 

(d) to conduct the official correspondence of the Court, the Executive Council and the Academic Council;

 

(e) to arrange for and superintend the examinations of the University in 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 Executive Council or the Vice-Chancellor.

 

7. The Finance Officer.-

 

(1) The Finance Officer shall be appointed by the Executive Council on the recommendations of a Selection Committee constituted for the purpose and he shall be a whole-time salaried officer of the University.

 

(2) The Finance Officer shall be appointed for a term of five years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

 

(3) The emoluments and other terms and conditions of service of the Finance Officer shall be such as may be prescribed by the Ordinances :

 

Provided that the Finance Officer shall retire on attaining the age of sixty years :

 

Provided further that the Finance Officer shall, notwithstanding his attaining the age of sixty years, continue in office until his successor is appointed and enters upon his office or until the expiry of a period of one year, whichever is earlier.

 

(4) When the office of the Finance Officer is vacant or when the Finance Officer is, by reason of illness, absence or any other cause, unable to perform the duties of his office, the duties of the office shall be performed by such person as the Vice-Chancellor may appoint for the purpose.

 

(5) The Finance Officer shall be ex officio Secretary of the Finance Committee, but shall not be deemed to be a member of such Committee.

 

(6) The Finance Officer shall-

 

(a) exercise general supervision over the funds of the University and shall advise it as regards its financial policy; and

 

(b) perform such other financial functions as may be assigned to him by the Executive Council or as may be prescribed by the Statutes or the Ordinances.

 

(7) Subject to the control of the Executive Council, the Finance Officer shall-

 

(a) hold and manage the property and investments of the University including trust and endowed property;

 

(b) ensure that the limits fixed by the Executive Council for recurring and non-recurring expenditure for a year are not exceeded and that all moneys are expended on the purpose for which they are granted or allotted;

 

(c) be responsible for the preparation of annual accounts and the budget of the University and for their presentation to the Executive Council;

 

(d) keep a constant watch on the state of the cash and bank balances and on the state of investments;

 

(e) watch the progress of the collection of revenue and advise on the methods of collection employed;

 

(f) ensure that the registers of buildings, land, furniture and equipment are maintained up-to-date and that stock-checking is conducted, of equipment and other consumable materials in all offices, Departments, University Institutes, Centres and Specialised Laboratories;

 

(g) bring to the notice of the Vice-Chancellor unauthorised expenditure and other financial irregularities and suggest disciplinary action against persons at fault; and

 

(h) call for from any office, Department, University Institute, independent Centre, Specialised Laboratory or User Facility maintained by the University any information or returns that he may consider necessary for the performance of his duties.

 

(8) Any receipt given by the Finance Officer or the person or persons duly authorised in this behalf by the Executive Council for any money payable to the University shall be sufficient discharge for payment of such money.

 

8. The Court.-

 

(1) The Court shall consist of the following members, namely:-

 

(a) Ex officio Members

 

(i) the Chancellor;

 

(ii) the Vice-Chancellor;

 

(iii) the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, if any;

 

(iv) the member of the Executive Council other than the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and the Deans of Faculties;

 

(v) the Deans of Faculties;

 

(vi) the Finance Officer;

 

(vii) the Dean of Research and Development, in case he is not a member under any other provisions of this sub-clause;

 

(viii) the Dean of College Development, in case he is not a member under any other provision of this sub-clause;

 

(ix) the Librarian;

 

(x) such Heads of Departments, Directors of University Institutes, Directors of Constituent Institutes and Heads of Centres which are not comprised in any University Institute, as are not members under any other provision of this sub-clause; and

 

(xi) two Principals of Constituent Colleges, to be selected by rotation in the order of length of substantive service as Principals.

 

(b) Representatives of the academic staff

 

(i) five Professors, three Readers and three Lecturers from among the University appointed teachers of the Faculties, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority;

 

(ii) one Professor, one Reader and one Lecturer from among the University recognised teachers of the University Colleges, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority;

 

(iii) two Professors, two Readers and two Lecturers from among the teachers of the University Institutes, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority;

 

(iv) two Professors, one Reader and one Lecturer from among the University recognised teachers of the Constituent Institutes, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority; and

 

(v) six persons from among the University recognised teachers of the Constituent Colleges, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority, of whom at least two shall be Lecturers.

 

(c) Representatives of Students.-One student from each group of subjects assigned to the Faculties who, having secured the highest marks in that group of subjects at the preceding degree examination of the University, is pursuing a course of study for a Postgraduate degree in the same group of subjects in the University or in a college or institution maintained by the University or admitted to the privileges of the University :

 

Provided that a representative of students shall no longer continue as such representative on the termination of his enrolment as a student.

 

(d) Representatives of Registered Graduates.-Ten representatives of the registered Graduates, not being persons in the service or students of the University or an institution maintained by or admitted to the privileges of the University or a member of the management of such institution, to be co-opted by the Court in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Regulations.

 

(e) Representatives of Parliament

 

(i) three representatives of Parliament, two to be elected by the Lok Sabha from amongst its own members, in such manner as the Speaker may direct, and one to be elected by the Rajya Sabha from amongst its own members, in such manner as the Chairman may direct :

 

Provided that consequent upon a Member of Parliament becoming a Minister or Speaker/Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha or Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha, his election to the Court shall be deemed to have been terminated.

 

(f) Nominees of the Visitor, the Chief Rector and the Chancellor

 

(i) seven persons representing learned professions and special interests, including representatives of Industry, Commerce, Labour and Agriculture, to be nominated by the Visitor;

 

(ii) two eminent educationists, to be nominated by the Chief Rector; and

 

(iii) three persons of distinction in public life, to be nominated by the Chancellor.

 

(2) The term of office of the members of the Court under sub-clauses (a), (b), (e) and (f) of clause (1) shall be three years and under sub-clauses (c) and (d) thereof shall be one year.

 

(3) An annual meeting of the Court shall be held on a date to be fixed by the Executive Council unless some other date has been fixed by the Court in respect of any year.

 

(4) At the annual meeting of the Court, a report on the working of the University during the previous year, together with a statement of the receipts and expenditure, the balance sheet as audited, and the financial estimates for the next year shall be presented.

 

(5) A copy of the statement of receipts and expenditure, the balance sheet and the financial estimates referred to in clause (4) shall be sent to every member of the Court at least seven days before the date of the annual meeting.

 

(6) Special meetings of the Court may be convened by the Executive Council or the Vice-Chancellor or if there is no Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor or if there is no Pro-Vice-Chancellor, by the Registrar.

 

(7) Twenty-five members of the Court shall form a quorum for a meeting of the Court.

 

9. The Executive Council.-

 

(1) The Executive Council shall consist of the following members, namely:-

 

(a) the Vice-Chancellor;

 

(b) the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, if any;

 

(c) three Deans of Faculties, to be selected by rotation in the order in which the Faculties are enumerated in clause (1) to Statute 14;

 

(d) one Director of a Constituent Institute, to be selected by rotation in the order of length of substantive service as such Director;

 

(e) one Principal of a Constituent College, to be selected by rotation in the order of length of substantive service as such Principal;

 

(f) two Professors, two Readers and two Lecturers from among the University appointed teachers, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority;

 

(g) one person from among the University recognised teachers of University Colleges, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority;

 

(h) two persons from among the University recognised teachers of Constituent Institutes, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority, of whom at least one shall be a Lecturer;

 

(i) three persons from among the University recognised teachers of Constituent Colleges, to be selected by rotation in the order of seniority, of whom at least one shall be a Lecturer;

 

(j) four persons to be nominated by the Visitor;

 

(k) one person of academic eminence to be nominated by the Chief Rector; and

 

(l) one person of academic eminence to be nominated by the Chancellor.

 

(2) The term of office of members of the Executive Council under sub-clauses (c) to (g) of clause (1) shall be two years, and of members under sub-clauses (h) to (j) thereof shall be three years.

 

(3) No person shall continue to be a member of the Executive Council in more than one capacity, and whenever a person becomes such members in more than one capacity, he shall within two weeks thereof intimate to the Registrar in writing as to the capacity in which he desires to be such member and vacate the other seat, failing which the seat held by him earlier in point of time shall be deemed to have been vacated.

 

(4) Seven members of the Executive Council shall form a quorum for a meeting of the Executive Council.

 

10. Powers and functions of the Executive Council.-

 

(1) The Executive Council shall have the power of management and administration of the revenues and property of the University and the conduct of all administrative affairs of the University not otherwise provided for.

 

(2) Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, the Executive Council shall, in addition to all other powers vested in it, have the following powers, namely:-

 

(i) to create teaching and other academic posts, to determine the number and emoluments of such posts and to define the duties and conditions of service of Professors, Readers, Lecturers and other academic staff:

 

Provided that no action shall be taken by the Executive Council in respect of the number and qualifications of teachers and other academic staff otherwise than after consideration of the recommendations of the Academic Council;

 

(ii) to appoint such Professors, Readers, Lecturers and other academic staff, as may be necessary, and the Directors of University Institutes and Head of independent Centres on the recommendation of the Selection Committee constituted for the purpose and to fill up temporary vacancies therein;

 

(iii) to recognise persons as University recognised teachers in the manner prescribed by the Ordinances;

 

(iv) to create administrative, ministerial and other necessary posts (including Chairs) and to make appointments thereto in the manner prescribed by the Ordinances;

 

(v) to grant leave of absence to any salaried officer of the University other than the Vice-Chancellor, and to make necessary arrangements for the discharge of the functions of such officer during his absence;

 

(vi) to regulate and enforce discipline among employees in accordance with the Statutes and the Ordinances;

 

(vii) to manage and regulate the finances, accounts, investments, property, business and all other administrative affairs of the University and for that purpose to appoint such agents as it may think fit;

 

(viii) to fix limits on the total recurring and the total non-recurring expenditure for a year on the recommendation of the Finance Committee;

 

(ix) to invest any money belonging to the University, including any unapplied income, in such stocks, funds, share or securities, from time to time as it may think fit or in the purchase of immovable property in India, with the like powers of varying such investment from time to time.

 

(x) to transfer or accept transfers of any movable or immovable property on behalf of the University;

 

(xi) to provide buildings, premises, furniture and apparatus and other means needed for carrying on the work of the University;

 

(xii) to enter into, vary, carry out and cancel contracts on behalf of the University;

 

(xiii) to entertain, adjudicate upon, and if thought fit, to redress any grievances of the employees and students of the University who may, for any reason, feel aggrieved.

 

(xiv) to appoint examiners and moderators and, if necessary, to remove them, and to fix their fees, emoluments and travelling and other allowances, after consulting the Academic Council.

 

(xv) to select a common seal for the University and provide for the custody and use of such seal;

 

(xvi) to make such special arrangements as may be necessary for the residence and discipline of women students;

 

(xvii) to institute fellowships, scholarships, studentships, medals and prizes;

 

(xviii) to provide for the appointment of Visiting Professors, Emeritus Professors, Consultants and Scholars and determine the terms and conditions of such appointments; and

 

(xix) to exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed on it by the Act or the Statutes.

 

11. The Academic Council.-

 

(1) The Academic Council shall consist of the following members, namely:-

 

(a) the Vice-Chancellor;

 

(b) the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, if any;

 

(c) the Deans of the Faculties;

 

(d) The Dean of Research and Development;

 

(e) The Dean of Students Welfare;

 

(f) the Dean of College Development;

 

(g) The Librarian;

 

(h) such Heads of Departments, Directors of University Institutes and Heads of Centres not comprised in any University Institute, as are not members under sub-clauses (b) to (f):

 

Provided that where a subject assigned to any Faculty is not placed under any Department, the Chairman of the Board of Studies of the subject shall be a member of the Academic Council in case he is not already a member under sub-clauses (b) to (g);

 

(i) one Professor, one Reader and one Lecturer from each Faculty, selected by rotation in the order of seniority of Professors, Readers or Lecturers, as the case may be, of the concerned Faculty;

 

(j) the Directors of Constituent Institutes;

 

(k) one Professor (not being Director) of each Constituent Institute, selected by rotation in the order of seniority;

 

(l) two Principals of Constituent Colleges, selected by rotation in the order of length of substantive service as Principal;

 

(m) two members of the academic staff (not being Principals) of Constituent Colleges from each group of subjects assigned to a Faculty of the University, selected by rotation in the order of seniority as such members of the academic staff of the concerned group of subjects; and

 

(n) five persons, not being persons of academic excellence in the service of the University or a college or an institution admitted to the privileges of the University, to be co-opted by the Academic Council.

 

(2) The term of office of members (other than ex officio members) of the Academic Council shall be three years.

 

(3) Twenty-five members of the Academic Council shall form a quorum for a meeting of the Academic Council.

 

12. Powers and functions of the Academic Council.-

 

Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, the Academic Council shall, in addition to all other powers vested in it, have the following powers, namely:-

 

(a) to exercise general supervision over the academic policies of the University and to give directions regarding methods of instruction, co-ordination of teaching among the Constituent Colleges, evaluation of research and maintenance and improvement of academic standards;

 

(b) to promote co-ordination between Faculties, Departments, University Institutes and independent Centres, collaboration between the University and Constituent Institutes and establish such committees, boards or schools as may be deemed necessary for these purposes;

 

(c) to consider matters of general academic interest either on its own initiative, or on a reference by a Faculty, University Institute, independent Centre or Constituent Institute or the Executive Council, and to take appropriate action thereon;

 

(d) to advise the Executive Council on all academic matters, including-

 

(i) matters relating to the examinations conducted by the University;

 

(ii) the qualifications required to be possessed by persons imparting instruction in particular subjects for the degrees of the University; and

 

(iii) matters referred to it for advice by the Executive Council;

 

(e) to consider and approve proposals submitted by the Boards of Studies through the Boards of Faculties or by University Institutes or independent Centres or Constituent Institutes in respect of courses of study and research degree programmes;

 

(f) to recommend for the consideration of the Executive Council the principles and criteria on which examiners and Inspectors for various kinds of inspection of the University Colleges, Constituent Institutes and Constituent Colleges may be appointed; and

 

(g) to frame such regulations and rules consistent with the Statutes and the Ordinances regarding the academic functioning of the University, discipline, residence, admissions, award of fellowships, scholarships, studentships, medals and prizes, fees, concessions, corporate life and attendance.

 

13. The Finance Committee.-

 

(1) The Finance Committee shall consist of the following members, namely:-

 

(i) the Vice-Chancellor;

 

(ii) the Pro-Vice-Chancellor;

 

(iii) three persons to be nominated by the Executive Council, out of whom at least one shall be a member of the Executive Council; and

 

(iv) three persons to be nominated by the Visitor.

 

(2) Five members of the Finance Committee shall form a quorum for a meeting of the Finance Committee.

 

(3) All the member of the Finance Committee, other than ex officio members, shall hold office for a term of three years.

 

(4) A member of the Finance Committee shall have the right to record a minute of dissent if he does not agree with any decision of the Finance Committee.

 

(5) The Finance Committee shall meet at least thrice every year to examine the accounts and to scrutinise proposals for expenditure.

 

(6) All proposals relating to creation of posts, and those items which have not been included in the Budget, shall be examined by the Finance Committee before they are considered by the Executive Council.

 

(7) The annual accounts and the financial estimates of the University prepared by the Finance Officer shall be laid before the Finance Committee for consideration and comments and thereafter submitted to the Executive Council for approval.

 

(8) The Finance Committee shall recommend limits for the total recurring expenditure and the total nonrecurring expenditure for the year, based on the income and resources of the University (which, in the case of productive works, may include the proceeds of loans).

 

14. Faculties and Departments.-

 

(1) The University shall have the following Faculties, namely:-

 

(i) the Faculty of Arts;

 

(ii) the Faculty of Commerce;

 

(iii) the Faculty of Law;

 

(iv) the Faculty of Medicine; and

 

(v) the Faculty of Science.

 

(2) The constitution and term of office of members of the Board of each Faculty, its powers and functions and the provisions in respect of the meetings thereof shall be prescribed by the Ordinances :

 

Provided that the first Board of each Faculty shall be nominated by the Executive Council and shall hold office for a period of one year.

 

(3) The Faculty of Arts shall consist of the following Departments, namely:-

 

(i) Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology;

 

(ii) Anthropology;

 

(iii) Arabic and Persian;

 

(iv) Education;

 

(v) English and Modern European Languages;

 

(vi) Geography;

 

(vii) Hindi and Modern Indian Languages;

 

(viii) Journalism and Mass Communication;

 

(ix) Medieval and Modern History;

 

(x) Music and Performing Arts;

 

(xi) Philosophy;

 

(xii) Physical Education;

 

(xiii) Political Science;

 

(xiv) Psychology;

 

(xv) Sanskrit; Pali, Prakrit and Oriental Languages;

 

(xvi) Urdu; and

 

(xvii) Visual Arts.

 

(4) The Faculty of Commerce shall consist of the following Departments, namely:-

 

(i) Commerce and Business Administration; and

 

(ii) Economics.

 

(5) The Faculty of Law shall consist of the following Department, namely:-

Law.

 

(6) The Faculty of Medicine shall consist of the following Departments, namely:-

 

(i) Anaesthesia;

 

(ii) Anatomy;

 

(iii) Cardiology;

 

(iv) Ear, Nose and Throat;

 

(v) Forensic Medicine;

 

(vi) Medicine;

 

(vii) Microbiology;

 

(viii) Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

 

(ix) Ophthalmology;

 

(x) Orthopaedics;

 

(xi) Paediatrics;

 

(xii) Pathology and Bacteriology;

 

(xiii) Pharmacy;

 

(xiv) Pharmacology;

 

(xv) Physiology;

 

(xvi) Radiology;

 

(xvii) Social and Preventive Medicine;

 

(xviii) Surgery; and

 

(xix) Tuberculosis.

 

(7) The Faculty of Science shall consist of the following Departments, namely:-

 

 

(i) Botany;

 

(ii) Bio-Chemistry;

 

(iii) Chemistry;

 

(iv) Defence and Strategic Studies;

 

(v) Earth and Planetary Sciences;

 

(vi) Electronics and Communication;

 

(vii) Home Science;

 

(viii) Mathematics;

 

(ix) Physics;

 

(x) Statistics; and

 

(xi) Zoology.

 

(8) Each Department shall be headed by a Head of the Department, whose manner of appointment, term of office and functions shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(9) Each Department shall have a Departmental Committee, the constitution, term of office of members and functions whereof shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(10) There shall be a Board of Studies for each subject, the constitution, term of office of members and functions whereof shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

15. Selection Committees.-

 

(1) There shall be Selection Committees for making recommendations to the Executive Council for appointment to the posts of Professor, Reader, Lecturer, Registrar, Finance Officer, Librarian and Directors of University Institutes and Heads of independent Centres maintained by the University.

 

(2) The Selection Committee for appointment to the posts specified in Column 1 of the Table below shall consist of the Vice Chancellor, a nominee of the Visitor and the persons specified in the corresponding entry in Column 2 of the said Table:

 

TABLE

 

1 2
Professor/Reader (i) The Dean of the Faculty
(ii) The Head of the Department
(iii) Three experts in the concerned subject/field, to be appointed by the Executive Council, out of the panel recommended by the Academic Council
Lecturer (i) The Dean of the Faculty/Head of the Department
(ii) Three experts in the concerned subject/field, to be appointed by the Executive Council, out of the panel recommended by the Academic Council
Registrar/Finance Officer (i) Two members of the Executive Council nominated by it
(ii) One person not in the service of the University or an institution maintained by, or admitted to, the privileges of the University, nominated by the Executive Council
Librarian (i) Three persons not in the service of the University or an institution maintained by, or admitted to, the privileges of the University; who have special knowledge of the subject of the Library Science/Library Administration to be nominated by the Executive Council
(ii) One person not in the service of the University or an institution maintained by, or admitted to, the privileges of the University, nominated by the Executive Council
Director of University Institute or Head of independent Centre maintained by the University Three experts in the concerned subject/field, to be appointed by the Executive Council, out of the panel recommended by the Academic Council

 

Note 1.-Where the appointment is being made for an inter-disciplinary project, the head of the project shall be deemed to be the Head of the Department concerned

 

Note 2.-In the case of a University Institute, the Director and in the case of an independent Centre, the Head thereof shall be deemed to be the Head of the Department concerned.

 

(3) The Vice-Chancellor, or in his absence the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, shall convene and preside at the meeting of the Selection Committee :

Provided that the meeting of the Selection Committee shall be fixed after prior consultation with, and subject to the convenience of Visitor’s nominee and the experts approved by the Executive Council.

 

(4) Four members, including at least two experts, must be present to form the quorum for a meeting of the Selection Committee.

 

(5) The procedure to be followed by the Selection Committee shall be laid down in the Ordinances.

 

(6) If the Executive Council is unable to accept the recommendations made by the Selection Committee, it shall record its reasons and submit the case to the Visitor for final orders.

 

(7) Appointments to temporary posts shall be made in the manner indicated below-

 

(i) If the temporary vacancy is for duration longer than one academic session, it shall be filled on the advice of the Selection Committee in accordance with the procedure indicated in the foregoing clauses:

 

Provided that if the Vice-Chancellor is satisfied that in the interests of work it is necessary to fill the vacancy, the appointment may be made on a purely temporary basis on the advice of a local Selection Committee referred to in sub-clause (ii) for a period not exceeding six months.

 

(ii) If the temporary vacancy is for a period less than a year, an appointment to such vacancy shall be made on the recommendation of a local Selection Committee consisting of the Dean of the Faculty concerned, the Head of the Department and a nominee of the Vice-Chancellor :

 

Provided that if the same person holds the offices of the Dean and the Head of the Department, the Selection Committee may contain two nominees of the Vice-Chancellor.

 

(iii) No teacher appointed temporarily on the advice of a local Selection Committee shall be continued in service on such temporary employment, unless he is subsequently selected by a regular Selection Committee, for temporary or permanent appointment.

 

(iv) Where a teacher has been appointed to a Department on the recommendation of a regular Selection Committee on a temporary post, and such post subsequently becomes permanently vacant or another permanent post of the same rank and grade becomes available in the same Department, the Executive Council may appoint such teacher on permanent basis in such Department without further reference to a regular Selection Committee.

 

16. Special mode of appointment.-

 

(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in Statute 15, the Executive Council may invite a person of high academic distinction and professional attainments to accept a post of Professor or any other equivalent academic post in the University, on such terms and conditions as it deems fit and on the person agreeing to do so appoint him to the post.

 

(2) The Executive Council may declare a person working in any other University or organisation as teacher of the University for a specified period.

 

(3) Appointments to Chairs and of Emeritus Professors shall be made by the Executive Council in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Ordinances for such tenure and on such terms and conditions as it deems fit.

 

(4) The Executive Council may appoint a person selected in accordance with the procedure laid down in Statute 15 for a fixed tenure on such terms and conditions as it deems fit.

 

17. Academic Staff.-

 

(1) The academic staff shall consist of teachers and staff employed for imparting instruction or for conducting, or assisting in the conduct of, research.

 

(2) The manner of appointment of the academic staff, other than teachers, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

18. Recognition of Teachers.-

 

(1) The qualifications of University recognised teachers shall be such as may be determined by the Ordinances.

 

(2) All applications for the recognition of teachers shall be made in such manner as may be laid down by the Regulations made by the Executive Council in that behalf.

 

(3) The Executive Council may, on a reference from the Vice-Chancellor, withdraw recognition from a teacher:

 

Provided that the teacher or the college or institution concerned may, within a period of thirty days from the date of the order of withdrawal, appeal against the order to the Visitor whose decision shall be final.

 

19. Committees.-

 

(1) Any authority of the University may appoint as many standing or special Committees as it may deem fit, and may appoint to such Committees persons who are not members of such authority.

 

(2) Any Committee appointed under clause (1) may deal with any subject delegated to it subject to subsequent confirmation by the authority appointing it.

 

20. Terms and conditions of service and code of conduct of the teachers, etc.-

 

(1) All the teachers and other academic staff of the University shall, in the absence of any agreement to the contrary, be governed by the terms and conditions of service and code of conduct as are specified in the Statutes, the Ordinances and the Regulations.

 

(2) The emoluments of members of the academic staff shall be such as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(3) Every teacher and other member of the academic staff of the University shall be appointed on a written contract, the form of which shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(4) A copy of every contract referred to in clause (3) shall be deposited with the Registrar.

 

21. Terms and conditions of service and code of conduct of other employees.-

 

(1) All the employees of the University, other than the academic staff, shall, in the absence of any contract to the contrary, be governed by the terms and conditions of service and code of conduct as are specified in the Statutes, the Ordinances and the Regulations.

 

(2) The manner of appointment and emoluments of employees, other than the academic staff, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

22. Seniority list.-

 

(1) Whenever, in accordance with the Statutes, any person is to hold an office or be a member of an authority of the University by rotation according to seniority, such seniority shall be determined according to the length of continuous service of such person in his grade and in accordance with such other principles as the Executive Council may, from time to time, prescribe.

 

(2) It shall be the duty of the Registrar to prepare and maintain in respect of each class of persons to whom the provisions of these Statutes apply, a complete and up-to-date seniority list in accordance with the provisions of clause (1).

 

(3) If two or more persons have equal length of continuous service in a particular grade or the relative seniority of any person or persons is otherwise in doubt, the Registrar may, on his own motion and shall, at the request of any such person, submit the matter to the Executive Council whose decision thereon shall be final.

 

(4) The provisions of this Statute shall not affect the inter se seniority of the employees working in the University before the appointed day.

 

23. Removal of employees of the University.-

 

(1) Where there is an allegation of misconduct against a member of the academic staff or other employee of the University, the Vice-Chancellor, in the case of such member of the academic staff, and the authority competent to appoint (hereinafter referred to as the appointing authority) in the case of other employee may, by order in writing, place such member of the academic staff or other employee, as the case may be, under suspension and shall forthwith report to the Executive Council the circumstances in which the order was made :

 

Provided that the Executive Council may, if it is of the opinion, that the circumstances of the case do not warrant the suspension of the member of the academic staff, revoke such order.

 

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the terms of the contract of appointment or of any other terms and conditions of service of the employees, the Executive Council in respect of the academic staff, and the appointing authority in respect of other employees, shall have the power to remove such member of the academic staff or other employee, as the case may be, on grounds of misconduct.

 

(3) Save as aforesaid, the Executive Council, or as the case may be, the appointing authority, shall not be entitled to remove any member of the academic staff or other employee except for a good cause and after giving three months’ notice or on payment of three months’ salary in lieu thereof.

 

(4) No teacher, member of the academic staff or other employee shall be removed under clause (2) or clause (3) unless he has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the action proposed to be taken in regard to him.

 

(5) The removal of a member of the academic staff or other employee shall take effect from the date on which the order of removal is made:

 

Provided that where the teacher, member of the academic staff or other employee is under suspension at the time of his removal, such removal shall take effect from the date on which he was placed under suspension.

 

(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in the foregoing provisions of this Statute, a teacher, member of the academic staff or other employee may resign,-

 

(a) if he is a permanent employee, only after giving three months’ notice in writing to the Executive Council or the appointing authority, as the case may be, or by paying three months’ salary in lieu thereof;

 

(b) if he is not a permanent employee, only after giving one month’s notice in writing to the Executive Council or, as the case may be, the appointing authority or by paying one month’s salary in lieu thereof:

 

Provided that such resignation shall take effect only on the date on which the resignation is accepted by the Executive Council or the appointing authority, as the case may be.

 

24. The Librarian.-

 

There shall be a Librarian of the University, who shall be appointed by the Executive Council on the recommendations of the Selection Committee constituted for the purpose and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be prescribed by Ordinances.

 

25. Promotion of research, development and consultancy and extension services.-

 

There shall be a Dean of Research and Development to assist the Vice-Chancellor in the planning and co-ordination of research, development and consultancy and extension services in the University, who shall be appointed from amongst the Professors in the manner prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

26. Honorary degrees.-

 

(1) The Executive Council may, on the recommendation of the Academic Council and by a resolution passed by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting, make proposals to the Visitor for the conferment of honorary degrees :

 

Provided that in case of emergency, the Executive Council may, on its own motion, make such proposals.

 

(2) The Executive Council may, by a resolution passed by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting, withdraw, with the previous sanction of the Visitor, any honorary degree conferred by the University.

 

27. Withdrawal of degrees, etc.-

 

The Executive Council may, by a special resolution passed by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting, withdraw a degree or academic distinction conferred on, or any certificate or diploma granted to, any person by the University for good and sufficient cause:

 

Provided that no such resolution shall be passed until a notice in writing has been given to that person calling upon him to show cause within such time as may be specified in the notice why such a resolution should not be passed and until his objections, if any, and any evidence he may produce in support of them, have been considered by the Executive Council.

 

28. Maintenance of discipline amongst students of the University.-

 

(1) All powers relating to the maintenance of discipline and disciplinary action in relation to the students of the University shall vest in the Vice-Chancel lor.

 

(2) There shall be a Proctor of the University to assist the Vice-Chancellor in the exercise of the powers referred to in clause (1), who shall be appointed by the Executive Council from amongst the Professors and Readers in the manner prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(3) The Vice-Chancellor may delegate all or any of the powers referred to in clause (1), as he deems proper, to the Proctor and to such other officers as he may specify in this behalf.

 

(4) Without prejudice to the generality of the powers referred to in clause (1), the Vice-Chancellor may, in exercise of such powers , by order, direct that any student or students be expelled or rusticated, for a specified period, or be not admitted for a stated period to a course or courses of study in the University or an institution maintained by or admitted to the privileges of the University, or be punished with fine for an amount to be specified in the order, or be debarred from taking an examination or examinations conducted by the University, for one or more years, or that the results of the student or students concerned in the examination or examinations in which he or they have appeared be cancelled.

 

(5) The Deans of Faculties, Heads of Departments and Centres, Directors of University Institutes and Constituent Institutes and Principals of University Colleges and Constituent Colleges shall have the authority to exercise all such disciplinary powers over the students in their respective Faculties, Departments, independent Centres, University Institutes, Constituent Institutes, University Colleges and Constituent Colleges, as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the work thereof.

 

(6) Without prejudice to the powers of the Vice-Chancellor and the Deans, Heads, Directors and Principals specified in clause (5), detailed rules of discipline and proper conduct shall be made by the University, and such Deans, Heads, Directors and Principals may also make such supplementary rules as they deem necessary for the purposes stated therein.

 

(7) At the time of admission, every student shall be required to sign a declaration to the effect that he submits himself to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the Vice-Chancellor and other authorities of the University.

 

29. Maintenance of discipline among Students of Institutions admitted to the privileges of the University.-

 

All powers relating to discipline and disciplinary action in relation to students of an institution admitted to the privileges of the University, shall vest in the Director or Principal, as the case may be, of the institution, in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

30. University Institutes, independent Centres, University Colleges and Constituent Institutes.-

 

(1) The Institutes of the University immediately before the commencement of the Act, namely:-

 

(i) The Institute of Inter-Disciplinary Studies;

 

(ii) The Institute of Professional Studies; and

 

(iii) The National Centre of Experimental Mineralogy and Petrology,

 

shall continue as University Institutes and the Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences shall continue as an independent Centre of the University, and all matters relating thereto shall be provided for by the Ordinances.

 

(2) The Institute of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education shall continue as a temporary self-financing University Institute, and all matters relating thereto shall be provided for by the Ordinances.

 

(3) The manner of establishing University Institutes, Centres and University Colleges maintained by the University and other matters relating to them shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(4) The following shall be the University Colleges, namely:-

 

The Motilal Nehru Medical College and Swarup Rani Nehru Hospital, Allahabad.

 

(5) The following shall be the Constituent Institutes, namely:-

 

(i) The Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad;

 

(ii) The Harish Chandra Research Institute of Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Allahabad; and

 

(iii) The Kamala Nehru Postgraduate Medical Institute, Allahabad.

 

(6) The admission of institutions to the privileges of the University as Constituent Institutes and University Colleges and other matters relating to Constituent Institutes and University Colleges shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

31. Constituent Colleges.-

 

(1) The following shall be the Constituent Colleges, namely:-

 

(i) Allahabad Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(ii) Arya Kanya Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(iii) Chaudhary Mahadeo Prasad Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(iv) Ewing Christian College, Allahabad;

 

(v) Iswar Saran Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(vi) Hamidia Girls Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(vii) Jagat Taran Girls Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(viii) K.P. Training College, Allahabad;

 

(ix) Rajarshi Tandon Girls Degree College, Allahabad;

 

(x) Sanwal Dass Sadan Lal Khanna Girls Degree College, Allahabad; and

 

(xi) Shyama Prasad Mukherji Government Degree College, Allahabad.

 

(2) Matters relating to the constitution of the management, the powers of the Vice-Chancellor to issue directions to, and to enforce his orders against, the management, the conditions for the continuance, enlargement and withdrawal of the privileges of Constituent Colleges and the grant to and withdrawal from them of the autonomous status shall be prescribed by the Ordinances :

 

Provided that every Constituent College shall be required to undergo the process of assessment by a visiting Peer Team of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, set up under Section 12(ccc) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956), and accreditation by the said Council within a period of three years from the date of the commencement of the Act.

 

(3) Where under the provisions of the Uttar Pradesh State Universities Act, 1973 (President’s Act 10 of 1973) a Constituent College had been granted permission by the predecessor University to impart instruction for a Postgraduate degree other than the degree of Bachelor of Laws or to exercise the privileges of an Autonomous Colleges, such permission shall cease to have effect upon the expiry of the academic year immediately following the academic year during which the Act has commenced or of the period for which such permission had been granted by the predecessor University, whichever is earlier, without prejudice to the right of the Constituent College concerned to apply afresh for such permission in accordance with the provisions of the Statutes and the Ordinances.

 

(4) There shall be constituted, by Ordinances, a College Development Council to monitor and promote the academic functioning and development of the Constituent Colleges.

 

(5) The College Development Council shall be headed by the Dean of College Development, who shall be appointed by the Executive Council from among the Professors of the University in the manner prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

32. Convocations.-

 

Convocations of the University for the conferring of degrees or for other purposes shall be held in such manner as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

33. Acting Chairman of meetings.-

 

Where no provision is made for a President or Chairman to preside over a meeting of any authority of the University or any Committee of such authority or when the President or Chairman so provided for is absent, the members present shall elect one from among themselves to preside at such meeting.

 

34. Resignation.-

 

Any member, other than an ex officio member, of the Court, the Executive Council, the Academic Council or any other authority of the University or any Committee of such authority may resign by letter addressed to the Registrar and the resignation shall take effect as soon as such letter is received by the Registrar.

 

35. Disqualifications.-

 

(1) A person shall be disqualified for being chosen as, and for being, a member of any of the authorities of the University,-

 

(i) if he is of unsound mind;

 

(ii) if he is an undischarged insolvent;

 

(iii) if he has been convicted by a court of law of an offence involving moral turpitude and sentenced in respect thereof to imprisonment for not less than six months.

 

(2) If any question arises as to whether a person is or had been subjected to any of the disqualifications mentioned in clause (1), the question shall be referred to the Visitor and his decision shall be final and no suit or other proceeding shall lie in any civil court against such decision.

 

36. Residence condition for membership and office.-

 

Notwithstanding anything contained in the Statutes, a person who is not ordinarily resident in India shall not be eligible to be an officer of the University or a member of any authority of the University.

 

37. Membership of authorities by virtue of membership of other bodies.-

 

Notwithstanding anything contained in the Statutes, a person who holds any post in the University or is a member of any authority or body of the University in his capacity as a member of a particular authority or body or as the holder of a particular appointment shall hold such office or membership only for so long as he continues to be a member of that particular authority or body or the holder of that particular appointment, as the case may be.

 

38. Registered Graduates.-

 

The provisions in respect of the registration of graduates and the maintenance of the register of Registered Graduates shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

39. Dean and Board of Students Welfare.-

 

(1) There shall be a Dean of Students Welfare to coordinate the measures for promoting the welfare of the students of the University, who shall be appointed by the Executive Council from among the Professors and Readers of the University in the manner prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

(2) There shall be constituted in the University, a Board of Students Welfare, the constitution, term of office of members and functions whereof shall be prescribed by the Ordinances.

 

40. Ordinances, how made.-

 

(1) The first Ordinances made under sub-section (2) of Section 29 may be amended, repealed or added to at any time by the Executive Council in the manner specified in the following sub-sections.

 

(2) No Ordinance in respect of the matters enumerated in sub-section (1) of Section 29 shall be made by the Executive Council unless a draft of such Ordinance has been proposed by the Academic Council.

 

(3) The Executive Council shall not have power to amend any draft of any Ordinance proposed by the Academic Council under clause (2), but may reject the proposal or return the draft to the Academic Council for re-consideration, either in whole or in part, together with any amendment which the Executive Council may suggest.

 

(4) Where the Executive Council has rejected or returned the draft of an Ordinance proposed by the Academic Council, the Academic Council may consider the question afresh and in case the original draft is reaffirmed by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting and more than half the total number of members of the Academic Council, the draft may be sent back to the Executive Council which shall either adopt it or refer it to the Visitor whose decision shall be final.

 

(5) Every Ordinance made by the Executive Council shall come into effect immediately.

 

(6) Every Ordinance made by the Executive Council shall be submitted to the Visitor within two weeks from the date of its adoption.

 

(7) The Visitor shall have the power to direct the University to suspend the operation of any Ordinance.

 

(8) The Visitor shall inform the Executive Council about his objection to the Ordinance referred to in clause (7) and may, after receiving the comments of the University, either withdraw the order suspending the Ordinance or disallow the Ordinance, and his decision shall be final.

 

41. Regulations.-

 

(1) The authorities of the University may make Regulations consistent with the Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances for the following matters, namely:-

(i) laying down the procedure to be observed at their meetings and the number of members required to form a quorum;

 

(ii) providing for all matters which are required by the Act, the Statutes or the Ordinances to be prescribed by Regulations;

 

(iii) providing for all other matters solely concerning such authorities or committees appointed by them and not provided for by the Act, the Statutes or the Ordinances.

 

(2) Every authority of the University shall make Regulations providing for the giving of notice to the members of such authority of the dates of meeting and of the business to be considered at meetings and for the keeping of a record of the proceedings of meetings.

 

(3) The Executive Council may direct the amendment in such manner as it may specify of any Regulation made under the Statutes or the annulment of any such Regulation.

 

42. Delegation of Powers.-

 

Subject to the provisions of the Act and the Statutes, any office or authority of the University may delegate his or its powers to any other officer or authority or person under his or its respective control and subject to the condition that overall responsibility for the exercise of the powers so delegated shall continue to vest in the officer or authority delegating such powers.

 

 

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