AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY

The Executive Council

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The Executive Council is the principal Executive Body of the University.

A. The composition of the Executive Council is as under

  • Vice-Chancellor Chairperson
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellors
  • Two Directors/Heads of Institutions in order of seniority by rotation
  • Two representatives to be nominated by the Foundation
  • Two Deans in order of seniority by rotation
  • Two Professors in order of seniority by rotation
  • Treasurer
  • Registrar Secretary

The tenure of members of the Executive Council, other than that of ex-officio members, shall be three years.

B. The powers and functions of the Executive Council shall be as under:

  • To supervise and control the affairs of the University.
  • To make, amend or repeal Regulations to carry out the provisions of the Act and the Statutes and Ordinances framed thereunder, for smooth functioning of the University.
  • To consider for approval recommendations of the Academic Council and other Authorities, referred by them.
  • To hold and control the property and funds of the University on behalf of the Foundation. However no decision to alienate, encumber, hand over of possession, etc. of the property shall be taken without the consent of the Foundation.
  • To control and manage the assets and infrastructure of the University.
  • To specify and demand such fees and other charges as are to be received by the University from the students.
  • To approve the budget of the University.
  • To administer any funds placed at the disposal of the University.
  • To issue appeals for funds for carrying out the objectives of the University and receive grants, donations, contributions, gifts, prizes and scholarships towards the General Fund and for awards of prizes and scholarships.
  • To authorise operation of bank accounts of the University.
  • To appoint Auditors for the ensuing year and determine their remuneration.
  • To determine/approve the emoluments, duties and terms and conditions of service of the employees of the University.
  • To decide the form and direct the use of the emblem/seal of the University.
  • To approve academic programmes.
  • To institute, Fellowship, Scholarships, Studentships, Medals and Prizes in accordance with the Regulations framed by the Executive Council for the purpose.
  • To provide for appointment of Visiting Fellows and Visiting Professors.
  • To institute, abolish or suspend any teaching posts in the University, on the recommendation of the Academic Council.
  • To institute, abolish or suspend any non-teaching posts in the University for reasons to be recorded in writing.
  • To appoint, dismiss or otherwise punish or terminate the services of teachers, officers and other employees of the University in accordance with the provisions and the terms and conditions of service the employees.
  • To regulate and enforce discipline among the employees of the University and to take appropriate disciplinary action wherever necessary
  • To entertain and adjudicate upon and, if thought fit, to redress any grievances of the employees and students of the University.
  • To appoint such Committees for such purposes and with such powers as may be required for efficient functioning of the University;
  • To regulate integration/taking over of the Institutions/Schools/ Collages/Centres of the Foundation by transferring their assets and liabilities, staff and enrolment of students to the University;
  • To regulate, co-operate collaborate or associate with any other University or Institution including those of the Foundation in such manner and for such purposes as the University may determine.
  • To regulate and determine all other matters concerning the University in accordance with the Act, Statutes and Ordinances.

C. The Chairperson of the Executive Council may, if situation so demands, take such action on behalf of the Council as he deems appropriate and report it in the next meeting of the Council.

D. The tenure of members of the Executive Council, other than that of ex-officio members, shall be three years.

E. Meeting

  • Every meeting of the Executive Council shall be held on such date and at such time and place as may be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor.
  • Notice of an ordinary meeting of the Executive Council shall be dispatched to all members of the Council 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 emergency, a special meeting of the Executive Council may be called by the Vice-Chancellor at a short notice.
  • In the absence of the Vice-Chancellor in a meeting of the Executive Council, the Pro-Vice Chancellor shall act as the Chairperson.
  • Quorum -One half of the Members of the Executive Council, including the Chairperson, shall constitute the quorum at a meeting.
  • Transaction of Business -In arriving at a decision, if voting becomes necessary, it shall be done in a manner to be decided by the Chairperson. In case of a tie, the Chairperson shall have a second casting vote.