Classification of Teachers

63. (1)  “Professor” and “Reader” mean respectively teachers appointed by the Executive Council on the scales of
              pay not lower than that approved for a Professor and a Reader by the University Grants Commission and
              accepted by the State Government and where the scale of pay approved by the University Grants
              Commission is higher than that approved by the State Government in this behalf then on the scale of pay as
               approved by the State Government.

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*The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991 (No. 23 of 1991)

     (2) “Visiting Professor” means a Professor invited by the Executive Council for a fixed term of years or appointed
            by the Executive Council for a short term stipulated in the contract.
     (3) “A teacher other than Professor, visiting Professor and Reader in any University Teaching Department or
            School of Studies shall, rank as lecturer if appointed on a scale of pay:    
            (a) not lower than that approved for a lecturer by the University Grants Commission and accepted by the State
                 Governments.
            (b) lower than that approved for a lecturer by the University Grants Commission and approved by the State
                 Government in this behalf.”
     (4) “College Professor” means a teacher appointed on the scales of pay not lower than that approved by the State
            Government for a Professor in a College for professional education or in any other college imparting
            instructions in the subject concerned upto post-graduate level and includes a Principal of such college who
            proved to the satisfaction of the Academic Council that he engages himself in guiding research and teaching
            the subject in addition to the administrative work of the office of the Principal.
   *(5) “Reader and Lecturer in a College” shall respectively mean persons appointed as Reader or Lecturer in an
            affiliated College on a scale of pay not lower than that approved by the State Government for Reader or
            Lecturer in a College as the case may be, and the expression “Lecturer” includes the person appointed prior
            to the 13th day of January 1978 as Assistant Professor”.
     (6) A teacher who is appointed on part-time or honorary basis in the Faculty of Law or in any other Faculty
           where such appointment is permitted by the Academic Council, shall rank as a lecturer.