CHAPTER 2-THE UNIVERSITY

Incorporation of University

5 (1) The Kuladhipati and Kulapati of each University specified in Part I of the Second Schedule and the members
         of the Court, of the Executive Council and of the Academic Council thereof shall constitute a University and the
         University so constituted shall be body corporate by the name of respective University specified in Part I of the
         Second Schedule.
         *"(i-a) The Kuladhipati, the first Kulpati, and the first members of the court, of the Executive Council and of the
                    Academic Council of each University established after the commencement of this Act and specified in
                    Part II of the Second Schedule and all persons who may hereafter become such officers or members
                    thereof are, so long as they continue to hold such office or membership, will hereby, be deemed to have
                    constituted a body corporate by the name of the respective University specified in Part II of the Second
                    Schedule."
   (2) The University shall have perpetual succession and a common seat and shall be used by the said name.
   (3) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the university shall be competent to acquire and hold property, both
         movable and immovable to lease, sell or otherwise transfer any movable or immovable property which may have
         become vested in,or may have been acquired by it for the purpose of the University and to contract and do all
         other things necessary for the purpose of this Act.
  (4)  The headquarters of the University shall be located at the place specified in the Second Schedule.

Powers of University
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. Subject to the provisions to this Act, the University shall have the following powers, namely:
    (1) to provide for instruction in such branches of learning as the University may, from time to time<,br> determine and
          to make provision for research and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge;
    (2) to provide instruction including of correspondance and such other courses to such persons as are not members
         of the University, as it may determine;
         
                              ** "Provided that the University shall not provide instruction thrugh correpondance save with the
      previous sanction of the State Govt."
     (3) to organise University laboratories, libraries, museums and other equipment for teaching and research;
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* The M.P. Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam, 1983(No. 23 of 1983)
**The M.P. Vishwavidyalaya(Sansodhan)Adhiniyam, 1994(no. 19 of 1994)

(4) to establish, maintain and manage colleges, teaching departments, schools of studies, centres of studies and halls;
(5)  (a) to institute Professorships, Readerships, Lectureships and any other academic or teaching posts required by
            the University and to appoint persons to such posts in accordance with provisions of this Act;
     (b) to appoint persons working in any other University or organisation as teachers of the University for a specified
           period;

(6) to recognise teachers as qualified to give instructions in colleges;
(7) to recognise persons eminent in any subject to guide research in that subject;
(8) to lay down the courses of instructions for various examinations;
(9) to institute degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions;
(10) to grant subject to such conditions as the University may determine, diplomas or certificates and confer
       degrees and other academic distinctions on the basis of examination, evaluation or any other method of testing;

                           Provided that no person shall be admitted to an examination leading to any degree of the University,
unless such person, if he has offered a subject for such examination for which a course of practical work is prescribed,
has completed such work in a University Teaching Department or a School of Studies or a College and produces a
certificate of such completion from the Head of the Teaching Department or School of Studies or the Principal of the
College:
       Provided that no person shall be admitted to:
   i) any examination in the Faculty of Science other than that leading to a degree of Bachelor of Science or a degree
      of Master of Science in Mathematics;
  ii) any examination in the Faculties other than the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Social Science and the Faculty of
     Commerce.
   Unless he has pursued a course of studies in a University Teaching Department, a School of Studies or a College:

          Provided further that the State Government may by notification, permit the admission of women candidates to an
examination leading to a Bachelor’s degree in the Faculty of Law without pursuing a course of studies in a University
teaching department, School of Studies or a College.

(11) to confer degrees and other academic distinctions on persons who have carried on research under conditions laid
       down in the Ordinances;
(12) to withdraw degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions for good and sufficient reasons;
(13) to confer honorary degrees of other academic distinctions on approved persons in the manner prescribed in the
       Statutes;
(14) to provide such lectures and instructions for and to grant such diplomas and certificates to persons who are not
      enrolled as students of the University, as the University may determine;
(15) to admit to its privileges colleges not maintained by the University, to withdraw all or any of these privileges and
        to take over the management of colleges in the manner and under conditions prescribed by the Statutes or the
       Ordinances;
(16) to declare a Teaching Department of the University, School of Studies or College as autonomous college:

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

(17) to conduct, co-ordinate, regulate and control teaching and research work in the colleges and the institutions
        recognised by the University;
(18) to recognise halls not maintained by the University and withdraw any such recognition in the manner prescribed
        in the Statutes and the Ordinances;
(19) to inspect colleges and recognised institutions and to take measures to ensure that proper standards of
        instructions, teaching and training are maintained in them;
(20) to promote with special care the educational interest of the weaker sections of the people and in particular of the
       Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes;
(21) to provide to the teachers and alumni of the University facilities of refresher and vacation courses;
(22) to co-operate and collaborate with other Universities and authorities in such manner and for such purposes as the
        University may determine;
(23) to take by itself or in co-operation with other Universities or the State Government or the Union Government
       special measures for the promotion and the development of the study of Hindi;
(24) to make provision for;
           (a) Extramural teaching and extension service;
           (b) correspondence course;
           (c) physical training;
           (d) sports and athletic activities;
           (e) social service schemes;
           (f) National Cadet Corps;
           (g) Students Union;
(25) to provide for training for competitive examinations for service under the Union or the State Government and
       such other training as may contribute to national development;
(26) to institute and manage:
            (a) Information Bureau;
            (b) Employment Bureau; and
            (c) Printing and Publication Department and Translation Bureau;
(27) to supervise and control the residence, conduct and discipline of students of the University and to make
       arrangements for promoting their health and general welfare;
(28) to demand and receive payment of such fees and other charges as may be prescribed by the Ordinances;
(29) to prescribe and control the fees and other charges which may be received or recovered by colleges.
(30) to create administrative, ministerial and other necessary posts to make appointments thereto;
(31) to excercise control over the salaried officers, teachers and other employees of the University in accordance
       with the Statutes and the Ordinances;
(32) to hold and manage trusts and endowments and to institute and award fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions,
       bursaries,medals and other awards;
(33) to receive donations and grants and to invest funds in accordance with the provisions of this Act;
*(34)with the prior approval of the State Government to borrow on the security of University property money for
         the purposes of the University;
(35) to determine standards for admission into the University, which may include examination, evaluation or any other
       method of testing;
(36) to make special arrangements in respect of women students as the University may consider desirable;

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

(37) to make arrangements for promoting the health and general welfare of the employees;
(38) to do all such acts and things, whether incidental to the powers aforesaid or not, as may be requisite in order
        to further the objects of the University.

Territorial Jurisdiction

7 (1) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the powers conferred on the University by or under this Act shall
          not extend beyond the limits of the territorial jurisdiction specified in the Second Schedule from time to time;

                       Provided that the State Government may authorise the Unviersity to associate or to admit to any of its
privileges colleges situated within the state outside the aforesaid limits in accordance with the provisions of this Act and
the Statutes made thereunder.

                        *Provided further that where the University provides for instruction through correspondence nothing
contained in this section shall be construed to debar the University from admitting to such course of instructions students
residing outside the aforesaid limits.

                        ** "Provided also that for imparting Oriental Sanskrit education any Sanskrit College Imparting Oriental
Sanskrit education in Madhya Pradesh shall be affiliated either to Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa or to any
other University which the State Government may notify."

   (2)   Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, no college or educational
           institution situated within the territorial limits of any University shall be associated in any way with or be
           admitted to any privileges of any other University incorporated by law in India and any such privilege granted
           by any such other University to any educational institution within these limits prior to the date of the
           establishment of the University shall be deemed to be withdrawn on such establishment.
           **(2-a) omitted
           **(2-b) omitted
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           **(2-d) omitted

  (3)   Nothing contained in this section shall apply in the case of colleges or other educational institutions:
         (a) Imparting instructions exclusively in agriculture and allied sciences and admitted or deemed to be admitted to
              the privileges of the Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya under the Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi
              Vishwavidyalaya Act,1963 (No. 12 of 1963); and

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* The M.P. Vishwavidyalaya(Sanshodhan)Adhiniyam,1974(No.17 of 1974)
** The M.P. Vishwavidyalaya(Sanshodhan)Adhiniyam,1994(No.19 of 1994)
 
       (b) Imparting instructions exclusively in Music and Fine Arts or either of them and admitted or deemed to be
            admitted to the privileges of the Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya Act, 1956 (XIX of 1956);

Prohibition of discrimination in all matters connected with University

(8) The University shall not discriminate against any citizen of India on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, place of
      birth,political or other opinion or any one of them in the exercise of powers or performance of functions conferred
      or imposed upon it by or under this Act.

Teaching in University

(9) All recognised teaching in the University course, the authorities responsible for organising such teaching and
      courses andcurriculum shall be such as may be prescribed by Statutes, Ordinances or Regulations, as the case may
      be.

Inspection in University and Colleges

(10) (1) The Kuladhipati may, on his own motion, and shall on a request made by the State Government cause an
             inspection to be made by such person or persons as he may direct, of the University, its buildings,
             laboratories, museums, workshops and equipment and of any College or Institution maintained by the
             University or admitted to its privileges, and also of the Examinations, teaching and other work conducted
             or done by the University and cause an inquiry to be made in like manner in respect of any matter
             connected with the administration or finances of the University, Colleges or Institutions.
       (2) The Kuladhipati shall, in every case, give notice of his intention to cause an inspection or inquiry to be made:
            (a) to the University, if such inspection or inquiry is to be made in respect of the University, College or
                 Institution maintained by it;
            (b) to the management of the College or Institution if the inspection or inquiry is to be made in respect of a
                 college or institution admitted to the Privileges of the University and the University or management, as
                 the case may be, shall be entitled to appoint a representative who shall have the right to be present and
                 be heard at such inspection or inquiry.
       (3)   Such person shall report to the Kuladhipati the result of such inspection or inquiry and the Kuladhipati shall
                communicate through the Kulapati to the Executive Council or the said management as the case may be, his
               views with reference to the result of such inspection or inquiry and shall after ascertaining the opinion of the
               Executive council or the management thereon advise the University or the management upon the action to
               be taken;

                                        Provided that where an inspection or inquiry is caused on a request from the State
Government, the Kuladhipati shall take action under this sub-section in consultation with the State Government.

(4)  The Executive Council or the management as the case may be shall communicate through the Kulapati to the
       Kuladhipati such action, if any, as it has taken or may propose to take upon the result of such inspection or
       inquiry and such report shall be submitted within such time as the Kuladhipati may direct.
(5)  Where the Executive Council or the management, does not, within a reasonable time, take action to satisfaction
       of the Kuladhipati, the Kuladhipati may, after considering any explanation furnished or representation made
       by the Executive Council or the management, issue, in consultation with the State Government, such directions
       as he may think fit and the Executive Council or management as the case may be shall comply therewith.

*(10A) Enquiry against Kulapati, Rector or Registrar under the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukt Evam
Up-Lokayukt Adhiniyamn, 1981

(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in Section 10, the Kuladhipati may refer to the Lokayukt or Up-Lokayukt
      for enquiry, any complaint or allegation against Kulpati, Rector or Registrar.
(2) On receiving the report of Lokayukt or Up-Lokayukt, pursuant to the provisions of sub-section (1) or
      otherwise, the Kuladhipati may, in his discretion, take action without following the procedure laid down in
      sub-sections (3), (4) and (5) of Section 10, but in accordance with other relevant provisions of the Adhiniyam
      and the rules or statutes made thereunder.