Academic Council


Powers and Functions of Academic Council :

    Our Academic Council have the following powers, duties, namely:

  • To  consider  matters  of  academic  interest  either  on  its  own  initiative  or  at  the instance  of  the  Board  of  Management  or  these  proposed  by  the  departments  / faculties and to take proper action thereon;

  • To  exercise  general  supervision  over  the  academic  work  of  the  institution deemed to be university and to give direction regarding methods of instruction, evaluation, and improvements in academic standards;

  • To  promote  research  within  the  institution  deemed  to  be  university,  acquire reports on such researches from time to time;
  • To prescribe courses of study leading to degrees and diplomas of the institution deemed to be university;

  • To make  arrangements  for  the  conduct of  examinations  in  conformity  with  the Bye-Laws;

  • To  appoint  examiners,  moderators,  tabulators  and  such  other  personnel  for different examinations;

  • To maintain proper standards of the examinations;

  • To recognize diplomas and degrees of universities and other Institutions and to determine equivalence with the diplomas and degrees of the institutions deemed to be university;

  • To suggest measures for departmental co-ordination;

  • To make recommendations to the Board of Management on:
  • (a)Measures for improvement of standards of teaching research and training;

    (b)Institution of fellowships, travel fellowships, scholarships, medals, prizes etc.

    (c)To   recommend to Board of  Management, the establishment or abolition of departments/ centers; and

    (d)To frame rules covering the  academic functioning of  the  institution deemed  to  be  university,  admissions,  examinations, award  of  fellowships and studentships, free-ships, concessions, attendance, discipline, residence etc.

    (e)To appoint sub-committees to advise on such specific matters as may be referred to it by the Board of Management;

    (f)To consider the recommendations of the  sub-committees and to take such action as the circumstances of each case may require;

    (g)To take periodical review of the activities of the Departments / Centres and to  take  appropriate  action  with  a  view  to  maintaining  and  improving standards of instruction;

    (h)To recommend institution of teaching posts (Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors) to the Board of Management; and

    (i)To  exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed upon it by the Rules.