CHAPTER IV
AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY

Authorities of University

19.  The following shall be the authorities of the University:
       (i) the Court;
       (ii) the Executive Council;
           ** (ii-a) the Finance Committee;
      (iii) the Academic Council;
      (iv) Faculties

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*The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1988(No. 30 of 1988)
**The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991(No. 23 of 1991)

       (v) the Board of Studies;
       (vi) Academic Planning and Evaluation Board;
       (vii) such other authorities as may be declared by the Statues to be the authorities of the University.

Constitution of Court

(20)  (1) The Court shall consist of the following persons namely:

GROUP - A

         (i)  the Kuladhipati;
         (ii) the Kulapati;
              *(ii-a)   the Rector;
        (iii) the Deans of Faculties;
              **(iii-a)  Dean Students Welfare;
                  (iii-b) Dean or Director as the case may be of the College Development Council;
    **(iv) the Secretary to Government of Madhya Pradesh, Higher Education Department or his nominee not below
               the rank of Deputy Secretary;
     **(v) the Commissioner Higher Education, Madhya Pradesh;
         (vi) the Director of Public Instructions, Madhya Pradesh;
         (vii) the Director of Technical Education, Madhya Pradesh;
         (viii)The Chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education;
        (ix)  the Mayor of the Municipal Corporation or the President of the Municipal Council as the case may be, at the                    headquarters of the University.  

GROUP - B

       *(x) four Principals of affiliated colleges of the University amongst whom, there shall be atleast one Lady Principal,
               to be elected from amongst themselves in the manner prescribed by the Statues;
      *(xi) three professors from the University Teaching Departments, elected from amongst themselves, in the manner
                prescribed by the Statutes;
      *(xii) two professors from the affiliated colleges to be elected from amongst themselves, in the manner prescribed
                 by the Statutes;
     **(xiii) two persons from amongst the Readers or Lecturers of the University Teaching Department and 3 persons
                  from amongst Assistant Professors of Affiliated colleges to be eleced from amongst themselves in the manner
                  prescribed by the Statutes.”
       *(xiv) omitted
        *(xv) omitted

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991(No. 23 of 1991)
** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994(No. 19 of 1994)

*GROUP - C

        (xvi) not more than two persons representing “Learned Professions”. To be nominated by the Kuladhipati, in
                 the Manner prescribed by the Statutes.
       (xvii) not more than four persons representing industry, agriculture, labour and commerce to be nominated by
                the Kuladhipati;
      (xviii) eight members of the State Legislative Assembly to be selected by the State Legislative Assembly. (xix)
                 five representatives to be elected by the registered graduates of the University from amongst themselves;
         (xx) every donor donating one lakh Rupees or more to the University;
      (xx-a) one representative from the salaried non-teaching employees of the University elected from amongst
                 themselves as prescribed by the Statutes; and

*GROUP - D

      “(xxi) three students elected by the student members of the Boards of Studies from amongst themselves;
       (xxii) two students to be elected from amongst themselves by students who in the academic session immediately
                 preceeding the election have been members of teams of the Univesity participating in the University
                 Tournaments;
      (xxiii) two students to be elected from amongst its members by an electoral college consisting of students who
                 are for the time being President of Students Union in the colleges and in the Univesity Teaching
                 Departments.”

GROUP - E

     (xxiv) such members of the Executive Council who are not members under any of the foregoing items:

Explanation:

        (iv) for purpose of Group D, student shall mean a person who:
              (a) is receiving instructions or carrying on research in any of the colleges or University Teaching Department
                   or Schools of Studies or any other institution of the University under terms and conditions laid down in the
                   Ordinance; and
              (b) has passed his Higher Secondary Examination not earlier than seven years and his Intermediate
                   Examination, not earlier than six years before the opening date of the acadmic session in which he seeks
                   election.

                                 *"Provided that where, during the period of operation of roclamation of Emergency made by the
President on the 25th June, 1975 under clause (1) of Article 352 of the Constitution of India any student has to
discontinue his studies because of his detention under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act, 1971 (no. 26 or 1971),
or arrest or imprisonment under the Defence and Internal Security of India Act, 1971 (no. 42 of 1971) or the Defence
and Internal Security of India Rules, 1971 or under section 107 or section 117 or section 151 of the code of Criminal
Procedure, 1973 (no. 2 of 1974) and the periods specified in this sub-paragraph had expired in relation to such
student during such detention arrest or imprisonment prior to the commencement of the academic year 1977-78, the
provisions of this sub-paragraph shall have effect in relation to such student as if for the words “seven years” and”six
years”, the words “nine years” and “eight years” were respectively substituted”.

             (c) the mode of election under items xix, xxi, xxii and xxiii shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes:

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

             (2) The term of office of members elected under Group-D of sub-section (1) shall be one year.
             (3) The term of office of members nominated or elected, as the case may be, under Group-B and
                   Group-C or included in Group-E of sub-section (1) shall be coterminus with the term of the Court which
                   shall be three years.
             (4)  Every donor specified in item (xx) of sub-section (1) shall be a member of the court during his life time;

                                    Provided that where such donor is an undividied Hindu Family, trust, firm, company or body
corporate, it shall cease to be a donor for the purposes of the membership of the court on the expiry of a period of
fifteen years from the date the donation is accepted by the University, and during the period aforesaid, the
representative as may be nominated from time to time by such donor shall be deemed to be the donor.

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*The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1978(No. 10 of 1978)

Meetings of Court and quorum thereat
        21.
   (1) The Court shall meet at least once in a calendar year and at such intervals as may be prescribed by the
                      Statutes.     
              *(2) Twenty five members of the court shall form the quorum:

                                            Provided that no quorum shall be necessary for adjourned meeting.”

Powers & duties of Court
      22. Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Court shall exercise, the following powers and perform the following
            duties namely:
            (i)  to act as an advisory body in all matters relating to the Unviersity
            (ii) to review from time to time the broad policies and programmes of the Univeristy and to suggest measures for
                 the improvement and development of the University:
           (iii) to consider and pass resolutions on the annual report; the annual accounts and audit report thereon, if
                 any
           (iv) to consider and pass resolutions on the annual financial estimates of the University;
        **(v) omitted
            (vi) to confer on the recommendation of the Executive Council, honorary degrees and other academic
                 distinctions;
           (vii) to review the acts of the other authorities of the University save where such authorities have acted in
                 accordance with the powers conferred upon them by this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances;               
          (viii) to exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed upon it
                  by this Act and the statutes.

Executive Council

      23.  (1) The Executive Council shall be the executive body of the University and shall consist of the following,
                   namely:                         
                   (i) the Kulapati;
                        *(i-a) the Rector;
                   (ii) four Deans of Faculties nominated by the Kuladhipati;
                   (iii) three persons elected by single transferable vote by the court from among its members;
                   (iv) two Professors of the University Teaching Departments or Schools of Studies to be nominated by the
                         Kuladhipati by rotation according to seniority;
                   (v) four Principals of affiliated colleges atleast two of whom shall be from colleges belonging to the State
                        Government, to be nominated by the Kuladhipati by rotation according to seniority;
              **(vi) the Secretary to Government of Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Department or his nominee not
                        below the rank of Deputy Secretary;
                   (vii) the Secretary to Government of Madhya Pradesh, Finance Department or is nominee not below the
                         rank of Deputy Secretary;

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  *The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991(No. 23 of 1991)
** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994(No. 19 of 1994)

                 (viii) two members nominated by the Kuladhipati;

                           Provided that:
                                 (a) no salaried employee of any Univeristy or any college in Madhya Pradesh shall be eligible for
                                       election under item (iii) above;
                                 (b) no person shall be eligible for re-election for a second consecutive term under item (iii) above;
                         
         (2)  Members of the Executive Council other than ex-officio members shall hold office for a period of  three years;

                                  Provided that a member of the Executive Council elected under item (iii) of sub-section (1) shall
   cease to hold office as such member if he ceases to be a member of the Court.

        *(3) Seven members of the Executive Council shall form a quorum.

                Provided that no quorum shall be necessary for adjourned meeting.

Powers & Duties of Executive Council
         24.  Subject to the provisions of this Act, and the Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations made thereunder, the
                Executive Council shall have the following powers and perform the following duties, namely:
                   (i)   to hold, control and administer the property funds of the University;
                    (ii) to administer the funds placed at the disposal of the University for specific purposes;
                    (iii) to adopt the annual accounts together with the audit report;
                    (iv) to frame the annual financial estimates of the university and to place them before the court for its                            consideration;       
                   (v)  (a) to adopt the annual financial estimates after considering suggestions of the court, if any;
                         (b) to fix the limit for the total recurring expenditure and total non-recurring expenditure for the year
                               based on the resources of the University which in the case of productive works may include the
                               proceeds of loans;
                  (vi) subject to clause
                   (v) at any time during the financial year :
                         (a) to reduce the amount of the budget grant;

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1983 (No. 23 of 1983)

                        (b) to sanction the transfer of any amount within a budget grant from one head to another or from a
                             subordinate head under one minor head to a subordinate head under another minor head; or
                        (c) to sanction the transfer of any amount not exceeding rupees five thousand within a minor head from
                             one subordinate head to another or from one primary unit to another.
                *(vii) to borrow and lend funds on behalf of the University; Provided that funds shall not be borrowed on the
                         security of University property without the prior approval of the State Government.
                   (viii) to transfer any movable or immovable property on behalf of the University;

                                             Provided that no immovable property of the University shall, except with the prior sanction
   of the State Government, be transferred by way of mortagages, sale, exchange, gift or otherwise;
                  (ix) to enter into, vary, carry out and cancel contracts on behalf of the University in the Exercise or
                        performance of the powers and duties asssigned to it by this Act, and the Statutes.
                   (x) to determine the form of, provide for the custody and regulate the use of the common seal of the
                        university;                  
                   (xi) to lay before Commissioner Higher Education annually a full statement of the financial requirements of
                         all colleges and halls;
                  (xii) to admit colleges to the privileges of the University on the recommendation of the Academic Council
                         and with the previous sanction of the Commissioner Higher Education and subject to the provisions
                         of this Act and Statues and to withdraw any of the privileges and to take over the management of the
                         college in the manner and under conditions prescribed by the Statues and Ordinances.
                   (xiii) to declare Teaching Department of the University; Schools of Studies or Colleges, autonomous
                         Colleges;

                                            Provided that the extent of autonomy which each such Teaching Department of the
University, School of Studies or college may have and the matters in relation to which it may exercise such autonomy,
shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statute;

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)

                 (xiv) to make provision for building, premises, furniture, apparatus, books and other means needed for
                         carrying on the works of the University;
                  (xv) to accept on behalf of the University, trusts, bequests, donations and transfers of any movable or
                        immovable property to the University;
                 (xvi) to manage and regulate the finances, accounts and investments of the University;
                (xvii) to institute and manage:
                        (a) a Printing, Publication and Translation Bureau;
                        (b) an Information Bureau; (c) an Employment Bureau;
               (xviii) to make provision for:
                         (a) (i) Extramural teaching and research,
                             (ii) University extension activities,
                             (iii) Correspondence Courses,
                         (b) physical training;
                        (c) students’ Union;
                        (d) students’ Welfare;
                        (e) sports and athletic activities;
                        (f) social service schemes, and
                        (g) National Cadet Corps;
                 (xix) to scrutinise all proposals of the Academic Council with a view to their execution wihtin the framework
                        of the budget.
           * *(xx) to institute such Professorhips, Readerships, Lecturerships or other teaching posts as may be proposed
                       by the Academic Planning and Evaluation Board; Provided that no teaching post shall be instituted
                       without the prior approval of the Commissioner Higher Education.
            *“(xxi) to create administrative, ministerial and other posts with the prior sanction of the State Government”;and
               (xxii) to abolish or suspend, after report from the Academic Planning and Evaluation Board thereon any
                       Professorships, Readerships, Lecturerships, or other teaching posts in the University;

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991 (No. 23 of 1991)
** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)

               (xxiii) to establish, maintain and manage colleges, teaching departments, institutions of research or specialised
                        studies, laboratories, libraries, museums and halls;
               (xxiv) to recognise halls and to provide housing accomodation for teachers of the University paid by the                          University;
               (xxv) to arrange for and direct the inspection of affiliated colleges, recognised institutions and halls and to
                       issue instructions for maintaining their efficiency and for ensuring proper conditions of employment for
                        members of their staff, and payment of adequate salaries, and, in case of disregard of such
                        instructions, to modify on the recommendations of the Academic Council the conditions of affiliation
                         or recognition or taking of such other steps as it deems necessary and proper in that behalf;
                (xxvi) to prepare a college code laying down therein the terms and conditions of affiliation of colleges other
                          than Government Colleges;
                (xxvii) to call for reports, returns and other information from affiliated colleges, recognised institutions or
                          halls;
                (xxviii) to supervise and control the admission, residence, conduct and discipline of the students of the
                           University and to make arrangements for promoting their health and general welfare;
                (xxix) to recommend to the Kuladhipati the conferment of Honorary degrees and academic distinctions in
                          the manner prescribed by Statutes;
              *(xxx) to confer or withdraw degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions in the manner
                         prescribed by the statutes;
                (xxxi) to institute fellowships, scholarships, studentships, exhibitions, medals and prizes;
                (xxxii) save as otherwise provided by this Act, or the Statutes, to appoint the officers other than the Kulapati,
                           teachers and other employees of the University, to define their duties and the conditions of   their
                           service, and to provide for the filling of temporary vacancies in their posts;
                (xxxiii) to regulate and enforce discipline among members of the teaching, administrative and ministerial staff of
                            the University in accordance with the Statutes and Ordinances;

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

               (xxxiv) to recognise a member of the staff of an affiliated college or recognised institution as a teacher of the
                          University and withdraw such recognition;
               (xxxv) to fix remuneration of examiners and to arrange for the conduct of and for publishing the results of the
                          University examinations and other tests;
               (xxxvi) to cancel examinations in the event of malpractices partially or wholly and to take action against any
                          person or group of persons or institutions found guilty of such malpractices, including rustication of
                          students;
               (xxxvii) to take disciplinary action against students enrolled in the University, including candidates for any
                           examinations;
               (xxxviii) to take disciplinary action against staff, persons appointed as invigilators, examiners etc.;
               (xxxix) to fix, demand and receive such fees and other charges as may be prescribed by the Ordinances;
                            (xl) to make, amend and cancel Ordinances;
                            (xli) to accept, reject or return to the Academic Council for consideration but not to amend,
                                   Regulation framed by the Academic Council;
                            (xlii) to entertain, adjudicate upon and, if deemed fit, to redress grievances of the employees and the
                                   students;     
                            (xliii) to exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed
                                    on it by or under this Act;
                            (xliv) to exercise all powers, of the University not otherwise provided for in this Act or the Statutes
                                    and all other powers which are requisite to give effect to the provisions of this Act or the
                                    Statutes;
                             (xlv) to delegate by Regulations any of its powers to the Kulapati, the Registrar or such other officer
                                    of the University or a committee appointed by it as it may deem fit.

Finance Committee
            *“24-  A (1)  The Kuladhipati shall constitute a Finance Committee for each University, consisting of the
                                  following members, namely:
                                  **(i) Kulapati of the University - Chairman;
                                  **(i-a) Registrar of the University - Member/Secretary;
                                       (ii) Finance Officer of the University;
                                  **(iii) Commissioner Higher Education or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Director;

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991 (No. 23 of 1991)
** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)

                                      (iv) Secretary to the Government of Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Department or his
                                            nominee not below the rank of Deputy Secretary;
                                      (v) Secretary to the Government of Madhya Pradesh, Finance Department or his nominee not
                                            below the rank of Deputy Secretary;

                               (2) The Finance Committee shall control the Finances of the University.
                               (3)  Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations made                                        thereunder,the Finance Committee shall exercise the powers and perform the functions as
                                      under:
                                      (a) to review the Income and Expenditure of the University;
                                    *(b) to prepare the annual Financial estimate of the University before the commencement of the
                                            financial year and place it before the executive council for approval and to advice
                                            ammendment from time to time.
                                      (c) to sanction proposals and take decisions on the income and expenditure of the University;
                                      (d) to get the annual accounts and the annual audit of the University completed in time and in
                                            light of the report order appropriate directions;
                            *(4) “Three members shall form the quorum, out of which presence of Kulapati and one member
                                     either from clause (iv) or (v) of sub-section (i) shall be essential.”

Academic Council

            **25.  (1) The Academic Council shall be the Academic body of the University consisting of the following
                              members:                                
                             (i) Kulapati;
                             (ii) Rector;
                           * (iii) Commissioner, Higher Education, M.P. or his nominee not below the rank of Regional
                                   Additional Director, Higher Education
                             (iv) Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education;
                             (v) Deans of all Faculties;
                           *(va) Dean or Director as the case may be of the College Development Council;
                             (vi) Chairman of Boards of Studies;
                             (vii) Heads of the Departments of the University;
                             (viii) Five Principals of colleges affiliated to the University among whom as far as possible at least
                                     two shall be lady principals, nominated by the Kulapati;
                              (ix) two Professors of the affiliated colleges of the University, nominated by the Kulapati;
                              (x) three persons from Readers and Lecturers of the University and Assistant Professors of the
                                   Colleges among whom at least two shall be ladies nominated by the Kulapati;

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)
** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1991 (No. 23 of 1991)

                        (2) Twelve members of the Academic Council shall form the quorum;

                                            Provided that no quorum shall be necessary for adjourned meeting.”
                        (3) The Academic Council shall have the power to co-opt, as members, two persons having special
                             knowledge or experience in the subject matter of any particular business which may come before the
                             Council for consideration. The members so co-opted shall have all the rights of the members of the
                             Council in regard to the transaction of the business in relation to which they may be co-opted.
                       (4) All the members of the Academic Council other than ex-officio members and members referred into
                             in sub-section (3) shall hold office for a term of three years.

Powers and duties of Academic Council
                26.  (1) The Academic Council shall, in addition to all other powers vested in it by this Act, the Statutes and
                             the Ordinances, have the following powers and perform the following duties, namely:
                             (i) to exercise general supervision over the academic policies of the University and to give directions
                                 regarding methods of instruction, co-operative teaching among colleges and institutions maintained
                                 by or admitted to the privileges of the University, evaluation of research or improvements in
                                 academic standards;
                              (ii) To consider matters of general academic interest either on its own initiative or on a reference by a
                                  faculty or the Executive Council and to take appropriate action thereon;
                             (iii) to make proposals for allocating departments to the Faculties and to assign Fellows and its own
                                   members to the Faculties;
                             (iv) to make proposals for the institution of fellowships, scholarships, studentships, exhibitions,
                                   medals and prizes and to make rules for their award;
                             (v) to consider the application for admission of an educational institution to the privileges of the
                                  University;

                                     *"Provided that no such application shall be considered unless it is accompained by certificate
from the Commissioner, Higher Education to the effect that the establishment of the institution or the expansion of the
faculties sought by the Institution has been permitted by him.”
                             (vi) to prescribe qualifications for recognition of persons as teachers of the University and to accord
                                   such recognition;

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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)

                             (vii) to make arrangement for the conduct of examinations and to appoint result committees consisting
                                    of its own member or other persons or both, as it thinks fit, to prepare the result of examinations
                                    and report such results to the Executive Council for publication;
                             (viii) to recognise persons eminent in any subject to guide research in that subject
                (2) The Academic Council may appoint a Standing Committee consisting of its members. The constitution,
                      powers and functions of the said Standing Committee shall be determined by the Statutes.

Faculties
        27.  (1) The University shall have all or any of the following Faculties, namely:
                     (i) Arts;
                     (ii) Social Science;
                     (iii) Science;
                     (iv) Law;
                      (v) Education;
                     (vi) Engineering;
                     (vii) Medicine;
                     (viii) Ayurved;
                     (ix) Commerce;
                     (x) Such other faculties as may be prescribed by the Statute.

                (2) Each Faculty shall consist of the Dean and such other members and shall have such powers and perform
                      such duties as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
                (3) Each Faculty shall have such departments as may be assigned to it by the Ordinances.
                (4) The Dean shall be appointed by the Kuladhipati on the recommendation of the Kulapati for a period of
                      two years from amongst the Professors of the University Teaching Departments or Schools of Studies
                      who are teachers in the subjects assigned to the Faculty;

                                        Provided further that if there in no Professor of the University Teaching Departments or
Schools of Studies teaching the said subjects the Dean shall be appointed from amongst the College Professors who
are teachers in the said subjects:

                                         Provided further that if there in no Professor of the University Teaching Departments or
Schools of Studies or College Professor teaching the said subjects, the Dean shall be appointed from amongst the
Principals of affiliated Colleges who are teachers in the said subjects, but who are not College Professors:

                                            Provided also that if there in no Professor of the University Teaching Departments or
Schools of Studies or College Professor or Principal teaching the said subjects, the Kuladhipati may appoint Dean of
any other Faculty to act as the Dean of the Faculty.

                (5) The Dean shall be the Chairman of the Faculty and shall be responsible for the due observance of the
                     Statutes, the Ordinances and the Regulations relating to the Faculty and for the conduct and maintenance
                     of standards of teaching and research;
               (6) The Dean shall have the right to be present and to speak at any meeting of any Boards of Studies of the
                     Faculty but shall not have the right to vote thereat.

Board of Studies

                28.  (1) There shall be a Board of Studies for every subject or group of subjects as may be prescribed by
                             the statutes.
                        (2)  Each Board shall consist of:
                              (i) Professors of University Teaching Departments and Schools of Studies in subjects for which the
                                  Board is constituted;
                              (ii) two Heads of College Departments in colleges teaching the said subject upto the postgraduate
                                   level to be nominated by the Kulapati by rotation according to seniority;
                              (iii) one Reader from the University Teaching Departments and Schools of Studies teaching the said
                                    subjects to be nominated by the Kulapati by rotation according to seniority;
                              (iv) two Heads of College Departments in colleges teaching the said subjects upto the degree level
                                    to be nominated by the Kulapati by rotoation according to seniority;
                              (v) not more than two teachers in the said subjects to be nominated by the Kulapati;
                              (vi) one student to be appointed by the Kulapati possessing the qualifications laid down in the
                                    Statutes;              
                              (vii) two members to be co-opted by the Board, one of whom shall be an expert from outside the
                                     University, and shall be from a recognised research institute, if any, in the subject or group of
                                     subjects for which the Board is constituted.

Explanation:
                       For purpose of clause
                             (vi) student shall mean person who:
                                    (a) is receiving instructions or carrying on research in any of the colleges or University Teaching
                                        Departments or Schools of Studies or any other institution of the University under terms and
                                        conditions laid down in the Ordinances; and
                                    (b) has passed his Higher Secondary Examination not earlier than seven years or his Intermediate
                                        Examination not earlier than six years before the date of his appointment.

                   (3)  The chairman of the Board of Studies shall be nominated by the Kulapati from amongst the members
                          of the board referred to in clause (i) of sub-section (2).

                                            Provided that if there is no member under clause (i), the Chairman shall be nominated by
  the Kulapati from amongst the members of the Board under clauses (ii) and (iii) of sub-section (2):

                                             Provided also that if there is no member under clauses (i), (ii) and (iii), the Chairman
shall be nominated from amongst the members of the Board under clause (iv).

                 (4)  The term of the Board of Studies shall be three years:

                                            Provided that the term of office of the student members of the board shall be one year.

Powers and functions of Board of Studies
             *29. Subject to the provisions of section 34-A, the Board of Studies shall have such powers and perform such
                      functions as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

Academic Planning and Evaluation Board

             30. (1) The Academic Planning and Evaluation Board shall consist of the following members, namely:
                        (i) the Kulapati-Ex-officio Chairman
                   ** (i-a) the Rector;
                        (ii) Dean of Faculties;
                  ***(ii-a) Dean or Director as the case may be of the College Development Council;
                        (iii) three heads of University Department and Schools of Studies nominated by the Kulapati;
                        (iv) two college Professors nominated by the Kulapati;
                        (v) three scholars of repute not connected with the University nominated by the Academic Council; (vi)
                             two representatives of industry, agriculture and commerce nominated by the Kuladhipati;

                 (2) Seven members of the Board shall form a quorum.
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* The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1986 (No. 8 of 1986)
** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1983 (No. 23 of 1983)
*** The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)

                 (3) The term of the Academic Planning and Evaluation Board shall be three years.
                 (4)  The Academic Planning and Evaluation Board shall have the following powers and perform the following
                      duties, namely;
                       (i) to prepare the short term and long term plan of the University;
                       (ii) to consider and forward to the Executive Council with its recommendations the research projects and
                           academic programmes proposed by the faculties and to bring about inter-faculty co-ordination for
                           taking up projects on inter-faculty basis;
                     *(iii) to suggest new academic programmes to the Faculties and to do academic evaluation of affiliated
                           colleges of the University from time to time;
                       (iv) to make proposals for the establishment of departments, institutions of research and specialised
                            studies, laboratories and museums;
                        (v) to make proposals for the institutions of teaching posts and for prescribing the duties of such posts;
                       (vi) to evaluate from time to time the working of the University Teaching Departments and Schools
                            of board of Studies;
                        (vii) to evaluate periodically the progress of the Plan.

Boards to be constituted
           31
. (1) There shall be such other Boards in the University as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
                 (2) The constitution, term, powers and duties of the Boards constituted under sub-section (1) shall be
                       such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.