Central Board of Studies
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    (1)  There shall be Central Board of Studies for Foundation Course or such other subject or group of
                                  subjects as the Kuladhipati may , on the recommendation of the Co-ordination Committee, notify.

                           (2)  The Central Board of Studies for Foundation course shall consist of :
                                 (i) One teacher of the University from each University not below the rank of a Reader of the
                                      University teaching department or one Professor in a College to be nominated by the Kulapati;
                                      and
                                (ii) Such other members not exceeding ten to be nominated by Kuladhipati,

           Explanation : The foundation course shall mean and include a course of general awareness and a course for
                                   improving competence in Hindi and English language.

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  * The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1994 (No. 19 of 1994)
  **The M P Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam,1983 (No. 23 of 1983)

                            (3)    The Central Board of Studies for other subject or group of subjects shall consist of :
                                    (i) Chairman, Boards of Studies of all the Universities in the subject or group of subjects for
                                         which the Central Board of Studies is to be constituted.

                          Provided that if any University does not have a Board of Studies in the subject or group of subjects,
  the Kulapati may, nominate any teacher not below the rank of a Reader in the University teaching department or a
  Professor in a College;

                           Provided further that if any University has more than one Board of Studies in the subject or group of
  subjects, the Kulapati may, nominate Chairman of any of the Concerned Boards of Studies of the University to be a
   member of the Central Board of Studies :
                                   (ii) not more than four Heads of College Departments in Colleges teaching the said subjects upto
                                        Postgraduate level, to be nominated by the Kuladhipati;
                                   (iii) not more than five Heads of College Departments in Colleges teaching the said subjects upto
                                        degree level, to be nominated by the Kuladhipati;
                                 *(iv) not more than five experts to be nominated by the Kuladhipati on the recommendation of the
                                         Commissioner Higher Education of which at least one shall be from outside the State and as
                                         far as possible from a prominent Research Institute, if any, in the relevant field; and                                   *(v) One representative of the Commissioner Higher Education

                         (4)     The Kuladhipati shall nominate :
                                   (i) The Chairman of the Central Board of Studies for foundation course from amongst the
                                        members referred to in clause (1) of sub-section (2); and
                                   (ii) the Chairman of the Central Board of Studies for other subjects or group of subjects from
                                        amongst the members referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) of sub-section (3).

                         *(5)      The Kuladhipati may, whenever he deems necessary, delegate his powers of nomination under
                                    sub-section (2), (3) or (4) to the Commissioner Higher Education.

                          (6)      The constitution of the Central Board of Studies under this section shall be notified in the
                                    Gazette;

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

                         (7)      The term of each Central Board of Studies shall be three years from the date of publication of
                                    the notification under sub-section (6);

                     Provided that the Central Board of Studies shall continue to perform its functions and duties for a further
   period of six months or till the date of notification of constitution of new Central Board of Studies is published
   whichever is earlier,

                         (8)      Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or any Statute or Ordinance made thereunder, the
                                    Central Board of Studies shall exercise the following powers and discharge the following duties,
                                    namely;
                                     (a) subject to the approval of the Kuladhipati to prescribe the courses of study and
                                         examinations, to prescribe text books and/or recommend other books for undergraduatre
                                         level in the subject or group of subjects with which it deals which shall be followed in all
                                         Universities in the State :

                         Provided that approval to the recommendation of a Central Board of Studies shall not be withheld
except on the ground that they do not fulfil the objectives set out in this section.

                                     (b) to take steps for translation in Hindi of books in the subject with which it deals and for their
                                          publications by the Madhya Pradesh Hindi Granth Academy and such other public bodies as
                                          may be working for the same objectives :
                                  *(c) to consider and report on any matter referred to it by the Co-ordination Committee, the
                                         Commissioner Higher Education or the Kuladhipati, as the case may be;
                                    (d) to consult specialist, not being its member for carrying out its function ; and
                                  *(e) to perform such other functions consistent with this Act within such time as the Commissioner
                                         Higher Education or the Kuladhipati may, by an order in writing, require it to perform.
                         (9)     The recommendations of the Board of Studies approved by the Kuladhipati shall come into force
                                    in respect of all Universities in the State with effect from the date as may be notified by the
                                    Kuladhipati
                         (10)    Any two or more Central Boards of Studies may, and on being directed by the Kuladhipati
                                    shall meet and make a joint report upon may matter which lies within the purview of both or,
                                    as the case may be, all of them.

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

                       (11)     The State Government may, in consultation with the Kuladhipati, make rules for carrying out
                                   the purposes of the provisions of this section.

                      (12)     Each Central Board of Studies shall perform its functions in such a manner as to raise the standard
                                   of education and to facilitate availability of books of high standard and quality to students at
                                   economical prices. For the purpose it shall function in collaboration with the Madhya Pradesh
                                   Hindi Granth Academy and such other public bodies as may be working for the same
                                   objectives.
                       (13)     The Kuladhipati may at any time suspend, modify or amend any decision of a Central Board
                                   of Studies on the ground that it does not fulfil the objectives set out in this section and may
                                   direct the Board to consider the matter afresh.