Management Council

  • The Management Council shall be the principal executive and policy making authority of the university and shall be responsible for administering the affairs of the university and carrying out such duties, which are not specifically assigned to any other authority.
  • There shall be not less than four meetings of the Management Council in a year.
  • The procedure for conduct of business to be followed at a meeting including the quorum at the meeting and such other matters in relation to meetings as may be necessary, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
  • The Management Council shall consist of following members, namely:—
  • the Vice-Chancellor-Chairperson;
  • the Pro-Vice-Chancellor;
  • one eminent person from the field of education, industry, agriculture, commerce, banking, finance, social, cultural and other allied fields to be nomi- nated by the Chancellor;
  • two Deans to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor for tenure of two and half year.
  • One head or Director, nominated by the Vice- Chancellor from amongst the heads or Directors of University Departments or University institutions for a tenure of one year, by rotation:
  • Provided that, in rotating the heads or Directors amongst Departments or University institutions, the earlier Departments or University institutions, which were given an opportunity of representation shall be ignored;
  • two principals to be elected by the Senate from amongst the principals who are the members of the Senate, out of whom one shall be elected from amongst the principals who have been elected from Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or De-notified Tribes (Vimukta Jatis) or Nomadic Tribes or Other Backward Class categories, by rotation;
  • two teachers who are not principals or directors of recognised institutions to be elected by the Senate from amongst the teachers and university teachers who are the members of the Senate, out of whom one shall be elected from amongst the teachers and university teachers who have been elected from Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or De-notified Tribes (Vimukta Jatis) or Nomadic Tribes or Other Backward Class categories, by rotation ;
  • two representatives of managements to be elected by Senate from amongst the representatives of management who are members of Senate, and further provided that same managementshall not have second consecutive institutional representation:
  • Provided that, out of the two representatives under this clause, one member shall be elected, by rotation, from amongst the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes, or De-notified Tribes (Vimukata Jatis) or Other Backward Class;
  • two registered graduates elected by Senate from amongst elected registered graduate members of Senate, out of whom one shall be elected from amongst the registered graduates who have been elected from Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or De-notified Tribes (Vimukta Jatis) or Nomadic Tribes or Other Backward Class categories, by rotation;
  • two members elected by the Academic Council form amongst its members, one of whom shall be from amongst the elected teachers who are members of the Council and another shall be a woman;
  • one eminent-expert from the institute or organization of National repute to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor in consultation with the Chancellor ;

Powers and duties of Management Council

  • The Management Council shall have the following powers and duties, namely:—
    (a) to review and deliberate on short and long term reforms in academic, research and development activities, finances, management and governance that are taking place at the national and global level with a view to allow them to percolate into the university;
    (b) to study and decide upon the operative mechanism for the reforms that would be recommended by the Commission in all the domains of the university;
    (c) to make such provisions, as may enable colleges and institutions to undertake specialized studies and courses, and where necessary or desirable, organize and make provision for common laboratories, libraries, museums and equipment for teaching and research;
    (d) to establish departments, colleges, schools, centres, institutions of higher learning, research and specialized studies, on the recommendation of the Academic Council;
    (e) to recommend to the senate, the draft of statutes or amendment or repealment of statutes for approval;
    (f) to make, amend or repeal ordinances and regulations;
    (g) to control and arrange for administration of assets and properties of the university;
    (h) to discuss and approve with modifications, if any, the annual financial estimates or budget, that is to say the fund which may be received from State Government, university funds and other funding agencies separately, as received from the Finance and Accounts Committee;
    (i) to consider proposals to enter into, amend, carry out and cancel contracts on behalf of the university;
    (j) to determine the form of common seal for the university and provide for its use;
    (k) to accept, on behalf of the university the transfer of any trusts, bequests, donations and transfer of any movable, immovable and intellectual property to the university;
    (l) to transfer by sale or otherwise, any movable or intellectual property rights on behalf of the university;
    (m) to transfer by sale or lease or contract any immovable property to other organization with the prior permission of the State Government:
    Provided that, any immovable property may be permitted to be used for the specific period, for the purpose of providing essential physical facilities for accomplishment of objects of the university, such as bank, canteen, post office, mobile towers, etc., without prior approval of the State Government;
    (n) to create immovable assets in the form of land, building and other infrastructure out of reserve funds, for its campus and sub-campuses;
    (o) to borrow, lend or invest funds on behalf of the university as recommended by the Finance and Accounts Committee;
    (p) to lay down policy for administering funds at the disposal of the university for specific purposes;
    (q) to provide buildings, premises, furniture, equipment and other resources needed for the conduct of the work of the university;
    (r) to recommend the conferment of honorary degrees and academic distinctions;
    (s) to institute and confer such degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions as recommended by the Academic Council and arrange for convocation for conferment of the same, as provided by the Ordinances;
    (t) to institute fellowship, travelling fellowship, scholarship, studentship, exhibitions, awards, medals and prizes, and prescribe Regulations for their award;
    (u) to make Regulations for collaborations with other universities, institutions and organizations for mutually beneficial academic programmes recommended by the Board of Deans;
    (v) to create posts of university teachers and non-vacation academic staff from the funds of the university and from the funds received from other funding agencies, on the recommendation of the Academic Council, as and when required, and prescribe their qualifications, experience and pay-scales;
    (w) to create posts of officers, non-teaching skilled, administrative, ministerial staff and other posts from the funds of the university and from the funds received from other funding agencies, as and when required, and prescribe their qualifications, experience and pay-scales;
    (x) to prescribe honoraria, remunerations, fees and travelling and other allowances for paper-setters and other examination staff, visiting faculty, and fees or charges for any other services rendered to the university;
    (y) to recommend to the Academic Council the comprehensive perspective plan and annual plan for the location of colleges and institutions of higher learning, as prepared by the Board of Deans;
    (z) to consider and approve proposals for change or transfer of management and shifting of locations of colleges and institutions, as prescribed in the Statutes;
    (zb) to confer autonomous status on university departments, university insti- tutions, affiliated colleges and recognized institutions on the recommendation of the Academic Council, as per the Statutes;
    (zc) to assess and approve proposals for academic programmes received from the Academic Council;
    (zd) to consider and adopt the annual report, annual accounts and audit report in respect of State Government funds, university funds and funds received from other agencies separately;
    (ze) to cause an inquiry to be made in respect of any matter concerning the proper conduct, working and finances of colleges, institutions or departments of the university