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.