MADHYA PRADESH ADHINIYAM
No. 22 OF1973
MADHYA PRADESH VISHWAVIDYALAYA ADHINIYAM,1973


[Received the assent of the Governer on the 20th April,1973; assent first published in
the "Madhya Pradesh Gazette"(Extraordinary) dated the 23rd April,1973]

An act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Universities and to make better provision for the organisation and administration of Universities in Madhya Pradesh.

Be it enacted by the Madhya Pradesh Legislature in the Twentyfourth year of the
Republic of India as follows:

CHAPTER 1-PRELIMINARY

Sort Title, Extent & Commencement
1.(1)   This Act may be called the Madhya Pradesh Vishwavidayalaya Adhiniyam,1973.
   (2)   It extends to the whole of M.P.
   (3)   It shall come into force on such date as the State Govt. may,by notification, appoint

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Repeal and Saving
2.        As from the date appointed under sub-section (3) of section 1,(hereinafter in this
           section and section 3 referred to as the appointed date)
           the following consequences shall ensue, namely:

(i)        the enactments mentioned in the First Schedule shall stand repealed (hereinafter
           in this section and sectuion 3 referred to as the repealed enactment);
(ii)       the University established under the repealed enactments shall be deemed to be
           the Universities established under the Act and shall be known by the names of over
           the areas as sopecified in the Second Schedule;
(iii)      all the assets and liabilities of the respective Universities referred to in clause
           (ii) shall vest in the respective Universities deemed to be established in their place under this Act.
(iv)      all suits or other legal proceedings instituted by or aainst the respectiove Universities
           under the repealed enactments may be continued by or against the respective Universities
           deemed to be established in their place under this Act.
(v)       all appointments made, notifications and orders issued,degrees, diplomas or certificates
           conferreds or issued, privilages granted or other things done under the repealed enactments and in force
           immediately before the date aforesaid shall, be deemed to have been respectively made, issued, conferred
           granted or done under this Act.
(vi)      all Statues, Ordinances and Regulations made by various authorities of the respective Universities under the
           repealed enactments and in force immediately before the date aforesaid shall, in so far as they are not inconsistent
           with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to be Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations made by the appropriate
           authorities of  the respective Universities under the relevant provisions of this Act.
                             Provided that the Statutes and Ordinances deemed to be so shall cease to be in force on expiry of a
          period of one year from the appointed date or on the date of coming into force of the first Statutes,Ordinances, as
          the case may be,drawn up under section 34 whichever is earlier;

(vii)     all employees belonging to or under the control of the respective Universities referred to in clause
           (ii) immediately befor the appointed date shall be deemed to be employees of the respective Universities deemed
                to be established in their place under this Act, on the same terms and conditions as applicable to them before
                the date aforesaid unless altered in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the Statutes and Ordinances
                made thereunder;
(viii)    all records and papers belonging to the Universities refered to in clause (ii) shall vest in the respective Universities
          deemed to be established in their palce under this Act.


Tansitory Provisions
            3.          Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act:
                  (i)     The Kulpati in office immediately before the appointed date shall continue in office for the term
                           prescribed under the respective repealed enactments;
                                             * Provided that such Kulpati as has attined the age of sicty-four year on or before the                     appointed date shall continue in office for such periods as the Kuladhipati may, by order, specify but such
                  period shall not exceed the remainder of his term under the repealed enactment.
                  (ii)    Authorities, committees or bodies of the espetive Universities constituted under the repealed
                          enactment shall continue to function till such time as they are reconstitued in accordance with the
                          provision of this Act, but such period shall not exceed one year from the date aforesaid;
                  (iii)   Life members, of any such authorities, shall cease to be so on the expiration of the period specified in
                          clause
                    (ii) above, unless continued to be so in accordance wiith the provisions of this Act.


Definitions
          4.    In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
                  (i)     'Board of Studies' means the Board of Studies of the University
                  (ii)     'Scheduled Tribes' means the Scheduled Tribes specified in relation to this State under Article 342 of
                           the Constitution of India;
                 (iii)    'Scheduled Castes' means the Scheduled Castets specified in relation to this State under Article 341 of
                          the Constitution of India;
                           (*iii-a) Omitted
                  (iv)     'Employee' means any person apointed by the University and includes teachers and other staff of the
                            University
                 (v)      'Executive Council' means the Executive Council of the University;
                 (vi)     'Kulpati' means the Kulpati of the University;
                  (vii)     'Kuladhipati' means the Kuladhipati of the University;


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* The M.P. Vishwavidyalaya(Sanshodhan)Adhiniyam, 1994(no. 19 of 1994)

                 (viii)     'Hall' means a unit of residance or of corporate life for the students of the University, Colleges or
                            Institution provided, maintained or recognised by the University;
                  (ix)      'Statutes', 'Ordinances' and 'Regulations' means the Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations of
                             the University as the case may be , in force for the time being;
                  (x)     'Principal' means the Head of a college and includes, when there is no Principal, the person for the
                            time being duty appointed to act as Principal;
                 (xi)     'School of Studies' means an institution maintained by the University as place for higher learning and
                            research;      
                 (xii)    'College' means an institution maintained by, or admitted to the privileges of , the University by or
                            under the provisions of this Act;
                (xiii)     'Head of College Department' means the head of any department of a college;
                (xiv)     'Registered graduate' means a graduate registered or deemed to be registered under the provisions of
                             this Act;
                (xv)      'Academic Council' means the Academic Council of the University;
                 (xvi)     'Department' means a Department of Studies and includes a Centre of Studies;
                             *xvii)    'University' means;
                                i) the University deemed to be established under this Act and specified in part I of the Second
                                  Schedule; and
                               ii) the University which may be established after the commencement of this Act and specified in
                                   part II of the Second Schedule;
                 (xviii)   'University Grants Commission' means the Commission established under the University Grants
                            Commission Act, 1956(no. 3 of 1956);
                 (xix)     'Head of a University Department' means the head of the Teaching Department maintained by the
                             University for imaparting instructions to the students of the University and includes the Director or
                             Principal of any institute or college maintained by the University for the promotion of research or
                             for imparting instrutions to the students of the University;
                (xx)      'Teachers of the University' means Professors, Readers, Lecturers and such other persons as may
                             be appointed for imparting instrutions or conducting research, with the approval of the Academic
                             Council   in the University or any College or Institution maintained or recognised by the University;
                (xxi)     'Person connected with a University or a College' means an employee of the University or a College,
                            or a member: of any authority or body of the University or of the management of the College;
                (xxii)    'Autonomous College' means an educational institution declared as autonomous college by the
                             Executive Council in accordance with the provisions of this Act;
                (xxiii)     'Faculty' means Faculty of the University;
                 (xxiv)   'Affiliated College' means an institution admitted to the privilages of the University in accordance
                             with the provisions of this Act and the Statutes;
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* The M.P Vishwavidyalaya(Sanshodhan)Adhiniyam, 1983(no.23 of 1983)
              
               (xxv) 'Court' means the Court of the University;
               (xxvi) 'Co-ordination Committee' means the Co-ordination Committee consitituted under section 34.