The Court is the Governing Board of the University and shall be the supreme authority of the University. The University Court shall have the following powers and functions:

A. To review from time to time, the broad policies and programmes of the University and suggest measures for the working, improvement and development of the University.

B. To consider and pass resolutions on the Annual Report and the Annual Accounts of the University and Audit Report of such accounts;

C. To advise the Visitor in respect of any matter which may be referred to it for advice; and

D. The Court shall meet at least 3 times in a year as per University Statutes .

The Composition of the Court is as under:

  • Visitor or Nominee of the Foundation - Chairperson
  • Chancellor
  • Vice Chancellor
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor
  • Two persons nominated by the Foundation
  • One representative of the State Government of the rank of Secretary or above
  • An educationist of repute nominated by the Foundation
  • Four persons to be nominated by the Visitor
  • One eminent person from local community nominated by the Executive Council
  • Up to two nominees from industry nominated by the Executive Council
  • Up to two senior Alumni nominated by the Academic Council
  • Registrar - Secretary

The tenure of members of the Court, other than that of the ex-officio members, shall be three years.No member of the Court shall be related to the Sponsoring Body to avoid conflict of interest.

E. Meetings

  • Notice for an ordinary meeting of the Court shall be dispatched to all members of the Court, at least twenty one days before the meeting. The Agenda of the meeting shall be dispatched at least ten days in advance of the meeting.
  • In case of an urgency, a special meeting of the Court may be called at a short notice with the approval of the Chairperson.
  • Quorum- One-half of the members of the Court, including the Chairperson, shall constitute the quorum at a meeting.
  • In the absence of the Chairperson, the Vice Chancellor shall chair the meeting of the Court.
  • Transaction of Business -In arriving at a decision if voting becomes necessary, it shall be conducted in a manner to be decided by the Chairperson. In case of a tie, the Chairperson shall have a second casting vote.