STATUTE No. 17
SENIORITY OF PRINCIPALS
( Refer Sectoin 35 (o) )

  1.     For purpose of the Adhiniyam and the statutes , the seniority of a Principal shall be determined in accordance with
          the length of continuous service as the principal of college / Colleges affiliated to the University or any other
          university established under any Central or State Act.

  2.     If  the Length of service of two or more Principals calculated in accordance with paragraph (1) above , is equal,
          their seniority inter-se shall be determined in accordance with the length of continuous service as college Professor
          in a College / Colleges affiliated in the university or any other university established under any Central or state Act.

  3.     If after calculation in accordance with paragraph (2) above, the seniority inter-se of two or more Principals is equal,
          their seniority shall be determined by the total period of continuous service as a teacher in the University and / or in
         any other University established under any central or State Act.

  4.     If after applying the foregoing provisions the seniority of two or more Principals is equal, their seniority inter-se shall
          be determined in accordance with seniority in age.

  5.     If a Principal who holds a permanent post as principal in a college is on leave or deputation he shall be deemed to
          be in continuous service in his post during the period of such leave not exceeding six months on any ground
          whatsoever and the period of such leave or deputation not exceeding three years for academic purposes.