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
              privisions 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.