ACT XXIV OF 1972

28th December 1972

An Act to reconstitute and reorganize the University of Sind

No. PAS/Legis-B-24/72,–The University of Sind Bill, 1972 having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sind on the 18th December 1972 and assented to by the Governor of Sind on the 28th December 1972 is hereby published as an Act of the Legislature of Sind :-

Preamble.-Whereas it is expedient to reconstitute and reorganize the University of Sind for the purpose of giving it necessary autonomy and improving its administration ;

It is hereby enacted as follows :-

CHAPTER I-
PRELIMINARY

1. Short title and commencement.–(1) The Act may be called the University of Sind Act, 1972.
(2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on and from the 30th day of September 1972.

2. Definitions.–In this Act and in all the Statutes, the Regulations and the Rules made hereunder, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context-
(a) “Academic Council” means the Academic Council of the University ;
(b) “affiliated college” means an educational institution affiliated to the University but not maintained or administered by it ;
(c) “Authority” means any of the Authorities of the University specified !n section 19 ;
(d) “Chancellor” means the Chancellor of the University.
(e) “College” means a constituent college or an affiliated college;
(f) “constituent college” means a college maintained and administered by the University
(g) “Dean” means the Chairman of the Board of a Faculty ;
(h) “Director” means the head of a Teaching Division or an institute established as a constituent institution by the University ;
(i) “educational institution” means an institution imparting instruction in a subject or subjects relating to a Faculty ;
(j) “Faculty” means a Faculty of the University;
(k) “Government” means the Government of Sind ;
(l) “prescribed” means prescribed by Statutes, Regulations or Rules ;
(m) “Principal” means the head of a college ;
(n) “professional college” means a college providing for instruction in courses of study leading to a degree in medicine, engineering, agriculture, commerce, education, law, fine arts or such other subjects as may be prescribed by Regulations to be professional. subjects ;
(o) “registered graduate” means-
(i) a graduate of the University who has his name entered in the register maintained for this purpose ; or
(ii) a graduate of any other University who ordinarily resides within the territorial jurisdiction of the University and has his name entered in the register maintained by the University for this purpose t
(p) “Research Officer” means a person engaged whole-time by the University for research and equivalent in rank to a University Teacher ;
(q) “Senate” means the Senate of the University ;
(r) “Statutes”, Regulations” and “Rules” mean respectively, the Statutes, the Regulations and the Rules made or deemed to have been made under this Act and for the time being in force ;
(s) “Syndicate” means the Syndicate of the University ;
(t) “Teachers” include Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and Lecturers engaged whole-time by the University or by the college for teaching degree, honours or post-graduate classes, and such other persons as may be declared to be Teachers by Regulations ;
(u) “Teaching Department” mean a teaching department maintained and administered, or recognized by the University ;
(v) “University” means the University of Sind as reconstituted under this Act
(w) “University Teacher” means a whole-time Teacher appointed and paid by the University, or recognized by the University as such ; and
(x) “Vice-Chancellor” means the Vice-Chancellor of the University.

CHAPTER II-
THE UNIVERSITY

3. Incorporation.–(1) The University of Sind shall be reconstituted at Jamshoro in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
(2) The University shall consist of-
(i) the Chancellor, the Pro-Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor, the Deans, the Principals, the Directors, the Chairmen of Teaching Departments, the Registrar, the Treasurer, the Controller of Examinations, the Librarian, the ,,Auditor and such other officers as may be prescribed ;
(ii) the members of the Senate, the Syndicate, the Academic Council and other Authorities of the University
(iii) all University Teachers ; and
(iv) Emeritus Professors.
(3) The University shall be a body corporate by the name of the University of Sind and shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and may sue and be sued by the said name.
(4) The University shall be competent to acquire and hold property, both movable and immovable, and to lease, sell or otherwise transfer any movable and immovable property which may have become vested in or been acquired by it.
(5) All properties, rights and interests of whatever kind, used, enjoyed, possessed, owned or vested in, or held in trust by or for the University of Sind as constituted under the West Pakistan (University of Sind) Ordinance, 1961 (West Pakistan Ordinance XXI of 1961) and all liabilities legally subsisting against the University shall pass to the University as reconstituted under this Act.

4. Powers of the University.–The University shall have the powers-
(a) to provide for instruction in such branches of learning as it may deem fit, and to make provision for research and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in such manner as it may determine ; .
(b) to prescribe; courses of studies to be conducted by it and the colleges ;
(c) to hold examinations and to award and confer degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions to and on persons who have been admitted to and have passed it examination under prescribed conditions ;
(d) to confer honorary degrees or other distinctions on approved persons in the manner prescribed ;
(e) to provide for such instruction for persons not being students of the University as it may determine, and to grant certificates and diplomas to such persons ;
(f) to confer degrees on persons who have carried on independent research under prescribed conditions ;
(g) to affiliate and disaffiliate educational institutions under prescribed conditions ;
(h) to admit educational institutions to its privileges and to withdraw such privileges under prescribed conditions ;
(i) to inspect colleges and other educational institutions associated or seeking association with it ;
(j) to accept the examinations passed and the periods of study spent by students of the University at other universities and places of learning as equivalent to such examinations and periods of study in the University, as it may determine, and to withdraw such acceptance ;
(k) to co-operate with other Universities and public authorities in such manner and for such purposes as it may determine ;
(l) to institute Professorships, Associate Professorships, Assistant Professorships and Lecturer-ships and any other posts and to appoint persons thereto ;
(m) to create posts for research, extension, administration and other related purposes and to appoint persons thereto ;
(n) to recognize selected members of the teaching staff of affiliated colleges and colleges or educational institutions admitted to the privileges of the University or such other persons as it may deem fit, as University Teachers ;
(o) to institute and award fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions bursaries, medals and prizes under prescribed conditions ;
(p) to establish Teaching Departments, schools, colleges, Faculties institutes, museums and other centres of learning for the development of teaching and research and to make such arrangements for their maintenance, management and administration as it may determine ;
(q) to control the residence of the students of the University and the colleges, to institute and maintain halls of residence and to approve or license hostels and lodgings ;
(r) to supervise and control the discipline of the students of the University and the colleges, to promote the extra-curricular and recreational aetIvi4 ties of such students, and to make arrangements for promoting their health and general welfare ;
(s) to demand and receive such fees and other charges as it may determine ;
(t) to make provision for research and advisory services and with these objects to enter into arrangements with other institutions or with public bodies under prescribed conditions ;
(u) to enter into, carry out, vary or cancel contracts;
(v) to receive and manage property transferred and grants, bequests, trusts, gifts, donations, endowments and other conditions made to the University and to invest any fund representing such property, grants, bequests, trusts, gifts, donations, endowments or contributions in such manner as it may deem fit ;
(w) to provide for the printing and publication of research and other works ; and
(x) to do all such other acts and things, whether incidental to the power: aforesaid or not, as may be requisite in order to further the objects of the University as a place of education, learning and research.

5. Jurisdiction of the University.-(1) The University shall exercise the powers conferred on it by or under this Act within the territorial limits and in respect of the institutions over which it had jurisdiction under the West Pakistan (University of Sind) Ordinance, 1961 (West Pakistan Ordinance XXI of 1961), immediately before this Act came into force
Provided that Government may, in consultation with the University, by general or special order, modify the extent and scope of the aforesaid powers of the University with regard to such territorial limits or institutions.
(2) No educational institutions situated within the territorial limits of the University shall, save with the consent of the University and the sanction of Government, be associated in any way with, or seek admission to the privileges of any other University.
(3) The University may admit to its privileges under prescribed condll4ions, an educational institution falling within the territorial limits of another University, whether inside or outside Pakistan, provided that the consent of such other University is first obtained.

6. University open to all classes, creeds, etc.–The University shall be open to all persons of either sex and of whatever religion, race, creed, class or colour and no person shall be denied the privileges of the University on the grounds of religion, race, caste, creed, class or colour ;
Provided that nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent religious instruction being given to the students in their own religious faiths in such manner as may be prescribed.

7. Teaching In the University.–(1) All recognized teaching in various courses shall be conducted by the University or the colleges in the prescribed manner and may include lectures, tutorials, discussions, seminars, demonstrations as well as practical work in the laboratories, hospitals, workshops and farms and other methods of instruction.
(2) The authority responsible for organizing recognized teaching shall be such as may be prescribed.
(3) The courses and the curricula shall be such as may be prescribed.

8. University Students Union.-(1) There shall be a Union of the Students of the University which shall be represented on the Senate by the office bearers mentioned in clauses (xv) and (xvi) of subsection (1) of section 20.
(2) The constitution, function and privileges of the University Students’ Union and other matters relating thereto shall be such as may be prescribed by Statutes after initiation by the general body of the students of the University.

CHAPTER III-
OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

9. Officers of the University.–The following shall be the officers of the University :
(i) the Chancellor ;
(ii) the Pro-Chancellor ;
(iii) the Vice-Chancellor ;
(iv) the Deans ;
(v) the Directors ;
(vi) the Principals of the constituent colleges ;
(vii) the Chairmen of the Teaching Departments ;
(viii) the Registrar ;
(ix) the Treasurer;
(x) the Controller of Examinations
(xi) the Librarian ; and
(xii) such persons as may be prescribed by the Regulations to be officers.

10. Chancellor.–(1) The Governor of Sind shall be the Chancellor of the University.
(2) The Chancellor shall, when present, preside at the Convocation of the University and the meetings of the Senate.
(3) If the Chancellor is satisfied that the proceedings of any Authority are not in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the Statutes, the Regulations, or the Rules, he may, after calling upon such Authority to show cause why such proceedings should not be annulled, by order in writing, annul the proceedings.
(4) Every proposal to confer an honorary degree shall be subject to confirmation by the Chancellor.
(5) The Chancellor shall have the power to assent to such Statutes as are required to be submitted to him by the Senate or withhold assent or refer them back to the Senate for reconsideration.
(6) The Chancellor may remove any person from the membership of any Authority if such person-
(i) has become of unsound mind ; or
(ii) has been incapacitated to function as member of such Authority ; or
(iii) has been convicted by a Court of law of an offence Involving moral turpitude.

11. Visitation.–(1) The Chancellor may cause an inspection or inquiry to be made in respect of any matter connected with the University, and shall, from time to time, appoint such person or persons as he may deem fit for the purposes of carrying out Inspection of-
(i) the University, its buildings, laboratories, libraries, museums, workshops and equipment ;
(ii) any institution, college or hostel maintained or recognised by, or affiliated to the University ;
(iii) the teaching and other work conducted by the University; and
(iv) the conduct of examination held by the University.
The Chancellor shall, in every such case as aforesaid, give notice to the Syndicate of his intention to cause an inspection or inquiry to be made, and the Syndicate shall be entitled to be represented thereat.
(2) The Chancellor shall communicate to the Syndicate his views with regard to the results of such inspection or inquiry and shall, after ascertaining the views thereon of the Syndicate, advise the Syndicate on the action to be taken.
(3) The Syndicate shall communicate to the Chancellor such action, if any, as has been taken or may be proposed to be taken upon the results of the inspection or inquiry. Such communication shall be submitted to the Chancellor within such time as may be specified by the Chancellor.
(4) Where the Syndicate does not, within a specified time take action to the satisfaction of the Chancellor, the Chancellor may, after considering any explanation furnished or representation made by the Syndicate, issue such directions as he thinks fit, and the Vice-Chancellor shall comply with such directions.

12. Pro-Chancellor.–(1) The Minister for Education shall be the Pro-Chancellor.
(2) Should the Chancellor be incapacitated from acting as such due to absence or any other cause, the Pro-Chancellor shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the Chancellor.

13. Vice-Chancellor.–(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Chancellor for a period of four years on such terms and conditions as the Chancellor may determine and shall hold office during the pleasure of the Chancellor.
(2) At any time when the office of the Vice-Chancellor is vacant, or the Vice-Chancellor is absent or is unable to perform the functions of his office due to illness or some other cause, the Chancellor shall make such arrangements for the performance of the duties, of the Vice-Chancellor as he may deem fit.

14. Powers and duties of the Vice -Chancellor. -(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be the principal executive and academic officer of the University and shall ensure that the provisions of this Act, We Statutes, the Regulations and the Rules are faithfully observed in order to promote the general efficiency and good order of the University. He shall have all powers necessary for this purpose including administrative control over all officers, teachers and other employees of the University.
(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall, in the absence of the Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor, preside at the Convocation of the University and the meetings of the Senate and shall, if present, preside at the meetings of the Authorities of which he is the Chairman and be entitled to attend and preside at any meeting of any other Authority or body of the University.
(3) The Vice-Chancellor may, in an emergency which in his opinion requires immediate action, take such action as he may consider necessary and shall, as soon thereafter as possible, report his action to the officer, authority or other body which in the ordinary course, would have dealt with the matter.
(4) The Vice-Chancellor shall also have the powers-
(i) to create and fill temporary posts for a period not exceeding six months
(ii) to sanction all expenditure provided for, in the approved budget, and to re-appropriate funds within the same major head of expenditure ;
(iii) to sanction by re-appropriation an amount not exceeding five thousand rupees for an unforeseen item not provided for in the budget, and report it to the Syndicate at the next meeting ;
(iv) to appoint paper-setters and examiners for all examinations of the University after receiving panels of names from the relevant authorities ;
(v) to make such arrangements for the scrutiny of papers, marks and results as he may consider necessary ;
(vi) to direct teachers, officers and other employees of the University to take up such assignments in connection with teaching, research. examination, administration and such other activities in the University as he may consider necessary for the purpose of the University ;
(vii) to delegate, subject to such conditions, if any, as may be prescribed, any of his powers under this Act to an officer or officers of the University ;
(viii) to exercise and perform such other powers and functions as may be prescribed; and
(ix) to appoint employees below the initial pay of four hundred and fifty rupees.

15. Registrar.–The Registrar shall be a whole-time officer of the University and shall-
(a) hold office for three years on the expiry of which he shall be eligible for re-appointment;
(b) be the custodian of the common seal and the academic records of the University;
(c) maintain a register of registered graduates in the prescribed manner;
(d) conduct elections of members to the various authorities, in the prescribed manner; and
(e) perform such other duties as may be prescribed.

16. Treasurer.–The Treasurer shall be a whole-time officer of the University and shall be appointed by the Chancellor on such terms and conditions as the Chancellor may determine. He shall-
(a) manage the property, the finances and the investments of the University ;
(b) prepare the annual and revised budget estimates of the University and present them to the Finance Committee, the Syndicate rind the Senate;
(c) ensure that the funds of the University are expended on the purposes for which they are provided; and
(d) perform such other duties as may be prescribed.

17. Controller of Examinations.-The Controller of Examinations shall be a whole-time officer of the University, and shall be responsible for all matters connected with the conduct of examinations and perform such other duties as may be prescribed.

18. Auditor.-The Resident Auditor shall be a whole-time officer of the University.

CHAPTER IV – AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY

19. Authorities.–The following shall be the Authorities of the University :–
(i) the Senate;
(ii) the Syndicate;
(iii) the Academic Council;
(iv) the Boards of Faculties;
(v) the Boards of Studies;
(vi) the Selection Board;
(vii) the Advanced Studies Research Board;
(viii) the Finance and Planning Committee;
(ix) the Affiliation Committee;
(x) the Discipline Committee; and
(xi) such other Authorities as may be prescribed by Statutes.

20. Senate.-(1) The Senate shall consist of-
(i) the Chancellor;
(ii) the Pro-Chancellor;
(iii) the Vice-Chancellor;
(v) the Members of the Syndicate;
(v) the Deans;
(vi) the Directors;
(vii) the Principals of the constituent colleges;
(viii) the University Professors and Emeritus Professors;
(ix) the Chairmen of the Teaching Departments;
(x) the Officer or Teacher In-charge of Students’ Affairs (by whatever designation called);
(xi) three Principals of affiliated colleges to be elected by the Principals of all such colleges from amongst themselves;
(xii) twelve Teachers of affiliated colleges having at least three years’ service in an affiliated college to be elected by the teachers of all such colleges from amongst themselves;
(xiii) Chairmen of the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education located within the jurisdiction of the University;
(xiv) Chairman of the Board of Technical Education;
(xv) two representatives of the University Students’ Union;
(xvi) two representatives of the affiliated colleges Students’ Unions to be elected by the Presidents . of all the affiliated colleges Students’ Unions;
(xvii) twelve University Teachers having at least three years’ service to be elected by all University Teachers;
(xviii) two registered graduates to be elected by all such graduates from amongst themselves;
(xix) three persona eminent is the Arts, Sciences and the Professions, one from each category;
(xx) the Registrar;
(xxi) the Treasurer
(xxii) the Controller of Examinations; and
(xxiii) the Librarian.
The Chancellor or in his absence, the Pro-Chancellor or in absence of both, the Vice-Chancellor shall be the Chairman of the Senate.
(2) Members of the Senate, other than ex-officio .members shall hold office for three years.
(3) The Senate shall meet at least twice in every year on dates to be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor with the consent of the Chancellor.
(4) The quorum for a meeting of the Senate shall be one-third of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

21. Powers and duties of the Senate.–Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Senate shall have the powers-
(a) to consider the drafts of Statutes proposed by the Syndicate and deal with them in the manner indicated in subsection (2) of section 28;
(b) to consider and pass resolution on the annual report, the annual statement of accounts, and the annual and revised budget estimates;
(c) to appoint members to the Syndicate and other Authorities in accordance with the provisions of this Act;
(d) to delegate any of its powers to an Authority or Officer or a Committee or Sub-Committee; and
(e) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

22. Syndicate.-(1) The Syndicate shall consist of-
(i) the Vice Chancellor (Chairman);
(ii) five Members of the Provincial Assembly of Sind to be elected by the Members of the Assembly from amongst themselves;
(iii) two members of the Senate to be elected by the Senate;
(iv) the Chief Justice of the Sind-Baluchistan High Court or a Judge of the said Court to be nominated by the Chief Justice;
(v) one Dean to be appointed by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor;
(vi) one Professor or Associate Professor and two Assistant Professors or Lecturers to be elected jointly by all the Teachers of the University;
(vii) one representative of the University Students’ Union;
(viii) one representative of affiliated colleges Students’ Unions to be elected by the Presidents of all the affiliated colleges Students’ Unions;
(ix) two teachers of the affiliated; colleges to be elected from amongst the teachers of affiliated colleges;
(x) two nominees of the Chancellor from amongst the eminent educationists;
(xi) Education Secretary; and
(xii) one Principal of the affiliated colleges to be elected by the Principals of such colleges from amongst themselves.
(2) Members of the Syndicate, other than ex-officio members, shall hold office for three years.
(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Syndicate shall be one-half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

23. Powers and duties of the Syndicate.–(1) The Syndicate shall be the executive body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, exercise general supervision over the affairs and management of the property of the University.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, and subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Syndicate shall have the powers-
(a) to hold, control and administer the property and funds of the University;
(b) to govern and regulate, with due regard to the advice of the Finance and Planning Committee in this behalf, the finances, accounts and investments of the University and for that purpose, to appoint such agents as it may think fit;
(c) to consider the annual report, the annual and revised budget estimates and to advise the Senate thereon, and to re-appropriate funds from one major head of expenditure to another;
(d) to transfer and accept transfer of movable or immovable property on behalf of the University ;
(e) to enter into, vary, carry out and cancel contracts on behalf of the University;
(f) to cause proper books of account to be kept for all sums of money received and expended by the University and for the assets and liabilities of the University;
(g) to invest any money belonging to the University including any unapplied income in any of tire securities described in section 20 of the Trusts Act, 1882 (Act II of 1882), or in the purchase of immovable property or in such other manner, as it may determine, with the like power of varying such investments;
(h) to receive and manage any property transferred, and grants, bequests, trusts, gifts, donations, endowments and other contributions made to the University;
(i) to administer any funds placed at the disposal of the University for specified purposes ;
(j) to determine the form, provide for the custody and; regulate the use of the common seal of the University;
(k) to provide the buildings, libraries, premises, furniture, apparatus, equipment and other means required for carrying out the work of the University;
(l) to establish and maintain halls of residence and hostels or approve of license hostels or lodgings for the residence of students ;
(m) to affiliate and disaffiliate colleges ;
(n) to admit educational institutions to the privileges of the University and withdraw such privileges;
(o) to arrange for the inspection of colleges and the Teaching Departments ;
(p) to Institute Professorships, Associate Professorships, Assistant Professorships, Lecturer-ships, and other teaching posts or to suspend or to abolish such posts ;
(q) to create, suspend or abolish such administrative, research, extension or other posts as may be necessary;
(r) to appoint University Teachers and other Officers on the recommendation of the Selection Board in the initial pay of four hundred and fifty rupees per mensem or above ;
(s) to appoint Emeritus Professors on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed ;
(t) to confer Honorary Degrees in accordance with the conditions prescribed ;
(u) to prescribe the duties of Officers, Teachers and other employees of the University ;
(v) to suspend, punish and remove from service Officers (other than the Vice-Chancellor), Teachers and other employees in the manner prescribed ;
(w) to report to the Senate on matters on which it has been asked to report ;
(x) to appoint members to the various Authorities in accordance with the provisions of this Act ;
(y) to propose drafts for Statutes for submission to the Senate ;
(z) to consider and deal in the manner prescribed in subsection (2) of section 29, the Regulations made by the Academic Council ; provided that the Syndicate may frame a Regulation at its own initiative and approve it after calling for the advice of the Academic Council ;
(aa) to regulate, determine and administer all other matters concerning the University and to this end exercise all other powers not specifically mentioned in this Act and the Statutes
(bb) to delegate any of its powers to an Authority or Officer or a Committee or Sub-Committee; and
(cc) to perform such other functions as have been assigned to it by the other provisions this Act or may be assigned to it by the Statutes.

24. Academic Council.-(1) The Academic Council shall consist of—
(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman);
(ii) the Deans ;
(iii) the Directors ;
(iv) the Principals of the constituent colleges ;
(v) the University Professors including Emeritus Professors ;
(vi) the Chairmen of the Teaching Departments ;
(vii) Education Secretary ;
(viii) two Associate Professors, other than Chairmen of the Teaching Departments, to be elected by and from amongst themselves ;
(ix) four Assistant Professors and Lecturers to be elected by and from amongst themselves ;
(x) four Principals of affiliated colleges to be elected by the Principals of all such collage] from amongst themselves, of whom at least one shall be from professional colleges and one from the women’s colleges;
(xi) five Teachers of affiliated colleges having at least five years’ service in an affiliated college, other than the Principals, to be elected by the Teachers of all such colleges from amongst themselves, of whom at least one shall be from professional colleges and one from the women’s colleges ;
(xii) three persons eminent in the arts, the sciences and the professions of whom one shall be from each category to be nominated by the Chancellor ;
(xiii) the Registrar;
(xiv) the Librarian ; and
(xv) the Controller of Examinations.
(2) Members appointed by nomination or election shall hold office for three years.
(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Academic Council shall be one-third of the total number of members.

25. Powers and duties of the Academic Council.–(1) The Academic Council shall be the academic body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, have the power to lay down proper standards of instruction, research and examinations and to regulate and promote the academic life of the University and the colleges.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, and subject to the provisions of this Act, and the Statutes, the Academic Council shall have the powers-
(a) to advise the Syndicate on academic matters;
(b) to regulate the conduct of teaching, research and examinations ;
(c) to regulate the admission of students to the courses of studies and examinations in the University
(d) to regulate the conduct and discipline of the students of the University ;
(e) to propose to the Syndicate schemes for the constitution and organization of Faculties, Teaching Departments and Boards of Studies ;
(f) to consider or formulate proposals for the planning and development of teaching and research in the University ;
(g) to make Regulations, on the recommendations of the Boards of Faculties and the Boards of Studies, prescribing the courses of studies, the syllabi and the outline i of tests for all University examinations ; provided that if the recommendations of the Board of a Faculty or a Board of Studies are not received by the prescribed date, the Academic Council may, subject to the approval of the Syndicate, continue for the next year the courses of studies already prescribed for an examination ;
(h) to recognize the examinations of other Universities or examining bodies as equivalent to the corresponding examinations of the University ;
(i) to regulate the award of studentships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes;
(j) to frame Regulations for submission to the Syndicate ;
(k) to appoint members to the various Authorities in accordance with the provisions of this Act ; and
(l) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

26. Constitution, functions and powers of other Authorities.—The conditions, functions, and powers of the Authorities for which no specific provision has been made in the Act shall be such as may be prescribed by statute.

27. Appointment of Committees by certain Authorities.-The Senate, the Syndicate, the Academic Council and other Authorities may, from time to time, appoint such standing, special or advisory committees, as they may deem fit, and may place on such committees persons who are not members of the Authorities appointing the committees.

CHAPTER V-
STATUTFS, REGULATIONS AND RULES

28. Statutes.-(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, Statutes may be made to regulate or prescribe all or any of the following matters :-
(a) the constitution of pension, insurance, gratuity, provident fund and benevolent fund for University employees ;
(b) the scales of pay and other terms and conditions of service of officers, Teachers and other employees of the University ;
(c) the maintenance of the registered graduates
(d) affiliation and disaffiliation of educati3nal institutions and related matters ;
(e) admission of educational institutions to the privileges of the University and the withdrawal of such privileges
(f) the conduct of elections for membership of the Authorities of the University and related matters ;
(g) the establishment of Faculties, institutes, colleges and other academic Divisions ;
(h) the powers and duties of Officers and Teachers ;
(i) conditions under which the University may enter into arrangements with other institutions or with public bodies for purposes of research and advisory services ;
(j) conditions for appointment of Emeritus Professors and award of honorary degrees ;
(k) efficiency and discipline of University employees ;
(l) the general scheme of studies including the duration of courses and the number of subjects and papers for an examination ; and
(m) all other matters which by this Act, are to be or may be prescribed or regulated by Statutes.
(2) The draft of Statutes shall be proposed by the Syndicate to the Senate which may approve it, or pass it, with such modifications as the Senate may think fit, or may refer it back to the Syndicate for reconsideration, or may reject it
Provided that the Syndicate shall not propose draft of Statutes affecting the constitution or powers of any Authority of the University, until such Authority has been given an opportunity of expressing an opinion in writing upon the proposal
Provided further that the draft of Statutes concerning any of the matters mentioned in clauses (a) and (b) of subsection (1), shall be forwarded to the Chancellor and shall not be effective until it has been approved by the Chancellor.

29. Regulations.—(1) Subject to the provisions of the Act, and the statutes, Regulations may be made for all or any of the following matters –
(a) the courses of study for degrees, diplomas and certificates of the University ;
(b) the manner in which the recognized teaching referred to in subset. lion (1) of section (7) shall be organized and conducted ;
(c) the admission of students to the University ;
(d) the conditions under which students shall be admitted to the courses and the examinations of the University and shall become eligible for the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates ;
(e) the conduct of examinations ;
(f) fees and other charges to be paid by students for admission to the courses of study and the examinations of the University ;
(g) the conduct and discipline of students of the University ;
(h) conditions of residence of the Students of the University or the colleges, including the levying of fees for residence in halls of residence and hostels ;
(i) the approval and licensing of hostels and lodgings;
(j) conditions under which a person should carry on independent research to entitle him to a degree ;
(k) the institution of fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes ;
(l) the institution of stipends and free and half-free studentships
(m) the academic costume ;
(n) the use of the Library ;
(o) the formation of Teaching Departments and Boards of Studies ; and
(p) all other matters which by this Act, and the Statutes are to be or may be prescribed by Regulations.
(2) The Regulations shall be prepared by the Academic Council and shall be submitted to the Syndicate which may approve there or withhold approval or refer them back to the Academic Council for reconsideration. A Regulation prepared by the Academic Council shall not be valid, unless it receives the approval of the Syndicate.

30. Amendment and repeal of Statutes and Regulations.–The procedure for adding to, amending or repealing the Statutes and the Regulations shall be the same as that prescribed respectively for framing or snaking Statutes and Regulations.

31. Rules.–(1) The Authorities and the other bodies of the University may make Rules consistent with this Act, Statutes and the Regulations, to regulate the conduct of their business and the time and place of meetings and related matters
Provided that the Syndicate nay direct the amendment or the annulment of any Rules, made by another Authority or body excepting the Senate, under this section
Provided further that if such other Authority or body is dissatisfied with such direction it may appeal to the Senate whose decision in the matter shall be final.
(2) The Syndicate may make Rules to regulate any matter relating to the affairs of the University which has not been specifically provided for by this Act, the Statutes or Regulations.

CHAPTER VI-
AFFILIATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTTTUTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY

32. Affiliation.–(1) An educational institution applying for affiliation to the University shall make an application to the University and shall satisfy it-
(a) that the educational institution is under the management of the Government or of a regularly constituted governing body ;
(b) that the financial resources of the educational institution are sufficient to enable it to make due provision for its continued maintenance and efficient working ;
(c) that the strength sand qualifications of the teaching and other staff, and the terms and conditions of their service, are adequate to make due provision for the courses of instruction, teaching or training to be undertaken by the educational institution;
(d) that the educational institution has framed proper rules regarding the efficiency and discipline of its staff and other employees
(e) that the building in which the educational institution is to be located !s suitable, and that provision will be made, in conformity with the Statutes and the Regulations for the residence of students, not residing with their parents or guardians, in the hostels, established and maintained by the educational institution or in hostels or lodgings approved by it, and the super. vision and physical and general welfare of students ;
(f) that provision has been made for a Library and adequate library services ;
(g) that where affiliation is sought in any branch of experimental sciences due arrangements have been made for imparting instruction in that branch of science in a properly equipped laboratory, museum and other places of practical work ;
(h) that due provision will, so far as circumstances may permit, be made for the residence of Principal and members of the teaching staff in or near the college or the place provided for the reference of students ; and
(i) that the affiliation of the educational institution, having regard to the provision which may have been made for students by another educational institution in its neighbour-hood, will not be injurious to the interests of education or discipline.
(2) The application shall further contain an undertaking that after the educational institution is affiliated any transference of, and changes in the management and in the teaching staff, shall be forthwith reported to the University, and that the teaching staff shall possess such qualifications as are: or may be prescribed.
(3) The procedure to be followed in disposing of an application for the affiliation of an educational institution shall be such as may be prescribed.
(4) The Syndicate may, on the recommendation of the Affiliations Committee, grant or refuse affiliation to an educational institution
Provided that affiliation shall not be refused, unless the educational institution has been given an opportunity of making a representation against the proposed decision.

33. Addition of courses by affiliated educational institution.-Where an educational institution desires to add to the courses of instruction in respect of which it is affiliated, the procedure prescribed under subsection (3) of section 32 shall, so far as may be, be followed.

34. Reports from affiliated educational institution.–(1) Every educational institution affiliated to the University shall furnish such reports, returns, and other information as the University may require to enable it to judge the efficiency of the educational institution.
(2) The University may call upon any educational institution affiliated to ft to take, within a specified period, such action as may appear to the University to be necessary in respect of any of the matters referred to in subsection (1) of section 32.

35. Withdrawal of affiliation.–(1) If any educational institution affiliated to the University fails at any time to fulfil any of the requirements mentioned in this Act, or if an institution has failed to observe any of tile conditions of Its affiliation, or its affairs are conducted in a manner which is prejudicial to the interests of education, the Syndicate may, on the recommendation of the Affiliation Committee, and after considering representation as the educational institution may wish to make, withdraw, either in whole or in part, the rights conferred on the educational institution by affiliation or modify such rights.
(2) The procedure to be followed for the withdrawal of affiliation shall be such as may be prescribed.

36. Appeal against refusal or withdrawal of affiliation.–An appeal shall lie to the Senate against the decision of the Syndicate refusing to affiliate an institution, or withdrawing in whole or in part the rights conferred on an institution by affiliation or modifying such rights.

CHAPTER VII-
UNIVERSITY FUND

37. University Fund.–The University shall have a fund to which shall be credited its income from fees, donations, trusts, bequests, endowments, contributions, grants and all other sources.

38. Audits and Accounts.–(1) The Accounts of the University shall be maintained in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed.
(2) No expenditure shall be made from the funds of the University, unless a bill for its payment has been audited by the Resident Auditor is conformity with the Statutes, the Regulations and Rules.
(3) The annual statement of the accounts of the University signed by the Treasurer and the Resident Auditor, shall be submitted to Government with. in six months of closing of the financial year.
(4) The accounts of the University shall be audited once a year in conformity with the Statutes, Regulations and Rules by the Auditor appointed by Government for this purpose.
(5) The observations of Government Auditor, together with such annotations as the Treasurer may make, shall be presented to the Syndicate.

CHAPTER VIII-
GENERAL PROVISIONS

39. Opportunity to show cause.–Except as otherwise provided no Officer, Teacher or other employee of the University holding a permanent post shall be reduced in rank, or removed or compulsorily retired from service unless he has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the action proposed to be taken.

40. Appeal to and review by the Syndicate.—Where an order is passed punishing any officer (other than the Vice-Chancellor), Teacher or other employee of the University or altering or interpreting to his disadvantage the prescribed terms or conditions of his service, he shall, where the order is passed by the Vice-Chancellor or any other officer or Teacher of the University, have the right to appeal to the Syndicate against the order, and where the order is made by the Syndicate, have the right to apply to that authority for review of that order. The appeal or application for review shall be submitted to the Vice-Chancellor and he shall lay it before the Syndicate with his views.

41. Pension, Insurance, Gratuity, Provident Fund and Benevolent Fund.- (1) The University shall constitute for the benefit of its Officers, Teachers, and other employees in such manner and subject to – such conditions as may be prescribed, such pension, insurance, gratuity, provident fund and benevolent fund scheme as it may deem fit.
(2) Where any provident fund has been constituted under this Act, the provisions of the Provident Funds Act, 1925 (Act XIX of 1925) shall apply to such fund as if it were the Government Provident Fund.

42. Commencement of term of office of members of Authority.–(1) When a member of a newly constituted Authority is elected, appointed or nominated, his term of office, as fixed under this Act, shall commence from such date as may be prescribed.
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) shall affect the provisions of section 44.
43. Filling of casual vacancies in Authorities.–Any casual vacancy among the elected, appointed or nominated members of any Authority shall be filled, as soon as conveniently may be, by the person or persons or the body who elected, appointed or nominated that member whose place has become vacant and the person elected, appointed or nominated to the vacancy shall be a member of such Authority for the residue of the term for which the person whose place he fills would have been a member.

44. Voids in the constitution of Authorities.–Where there is a void in the constitution of an Authority, as constituted by this Act, because of the abolition of a specified office under Government or because an organization, institution or other body outside the University has been dissolved or has ceased to function, or because of some other similar reason, the void shall be filled in such manner as the Chancellor may direct.

45. Disputes about membership of Authorities.–If a question arises whether any person is entitled to be a member of any Authority, the matter shall be referred to a committee consisting of the Vice-Chancellor and the Judge of the High Court and the senior-most Dean who are members of the Syndicate and the decision of this committee shall be final and binding.

46. Proceedings of Authorities not invalidated by vacancies.–No act, resolution or decision of any Authority shall be invalid by reason of any vacancy on the Authority doing, passing, or making it or by reason of any want of qualification or invalidity in the election, appointment or nomination of any de facto member of the Authority, whether present or absent.

47. First Statutes.-Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Act, the Governor of Sind shall promulgate the First Statutes which shall be deemed to be the Statutes framed under section 28 and shall continue to remain in force until amended or replaced or will such time as new statutes are framed in accordance with the provisions of the Act.

48. Repeal and savings.-(1) The West Pakistan (University of Sind) Ordinance, 1961 (West Pakistan Ordinance XXI of 1961), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the said Ordinance-
(a) everything done, action taken, obligations or liabilities incurred, rights and assets acquired, persons appointed or authorised, jurisdiction or powers conferred, endowments, bequests, funds or trusts created, donations or grants made, scholarships, studentships, or exhibitions instituted, affiliations or privileges granted and orders issued under any of the provisions :~f the said Ordinance or the Statutes, the University Ordinances, the Regulations and the Rules made or deemed to have been made thereunder, shall, if not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, or the Statutes, the Regulations or the Rules made under this Act, be continued and, so far as may be, be deemed to have been respectively done, taken, incurred, acquired, appointed, authorised, conferred, created, made, instituted, granted and issue under this Act, and any documents referring to any of the provisions of the said Ordinance, the Statutes, the University Ordinances, the Regulations and the Rules first referred to. shall, so far as may be, be considered to refer to the corresponding provisions of this Act, or the Statutes, the Regulations and the Rules made under this Act ;
(b) any Statutes, University Ordinances, Regulations or Rules made or deemed to have been made under the said Ordinance, shall, if not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to &)e Statutes, Regulations or Rules made under this Act, having regard to the various matters which by this Act, have to be regulated or prescribed by Statutes, Regulations or Rules respectively continue to be in force, until they are repealed, rescinded or modified in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
49. Transitory provisions.–(1) The Syndicate, as constituted immediately before the commencement of this Act, shall continue to function and shall, as far as may be, exercise the powers assigned to the Senate and the Syndicate under this Act, until the first Syndicate is constituted under this Act .
Provided that till such time as the first Senate is constituted under this Act, and is able to meet, the first Syndicate shall be deemed to be fully constituted under this Act, without the members to be nominated by the Senate and shall, in addition to the powers assigned to the Syndicate under this Act, exercise the powers assigned to the Senate.
(2) The other Authorities, as constituted under the Ordinance in force (immediately before the commencement of this Act, shall continue to function and shall, as far as may be, exercise the powers respectively assigned to the corresponding Authorities by or under this Act, until such time as they are respectively replaced by the Authorities constituted under this Act.

50. Removal of difficulties at the commencement of the Act–If any difficulty arises as to the first constitution or reconstitution of any Authority upon the coming into force of this Act, or otherwise in first Implementation of the provisions of this Act, the Chancellor may, on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor, give appropriate directions to remove such difficulty.

51. Repeal of Sind Ordinance XVI of 1972.–The University of Sind Ordinance, 1972, is hereby repealed.

THE
FIRST STATUTES
(See Section 47)

1. Faculties.-(1) The University shall include the following Faculties
(i) the Faculty of Arts ;
(ii) the Faculty of Agriculture ;
(iii) the Faculty of Engineering ;
(iv) the Faculty of Law ;
(v) the Faculty of Medicine ;
(vi) the Faculty of Science ; and
(vii) the Faculty of Islamic Studies ; and
(viii) such other Faculties as may be prescribed by Statutes.
(2) There shall be a Board of each Faculty which shall consist of-
(i) the Dean
(ii) the Professors and the Chairmen of the Teaching Departments comprised In the Faculty
(iii) two members of each Board of Studies, comprised In the Faculty, to be nominated by the Board of Studies concerned ; and
(iv) three Teachers to be nominated by the Academic Council by reason of their specialised knowledge of the subjects which, though not assigned to the Faculty, have in the opinion of the Academic Council, important bearing on the subjects assigned to the Faculty.
(3) The members mentioned in sub-clauses (iii) and (iv) of clause (2) shall hold office for three years.
(4) The quorum for a meeting of the Board of a Faculty shall be one-half of the total number of members, fraction being counted as one.
(5) The Board of each Faculty shall, subject to the general control of the Academic Council and the Syndicate, have the powers-
(a) to co-ordinate the teaching and research work in the subjects assigned to the Faculty
(b) to scrutinize the recommendations of the Boards of Studies, comprised in the Faculty In regard to the appointment of paper-setters and examines, except for research examinations, and to forward the panels of suitable paper-setters and examiners for each examination to the Vice-Chancellor
(c) to consider any other academic matter relating to the Faculty and to report thereon to the Academic Council ; and
(d) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

2. Dean.-(1) There shall be a Dean of each Faculty who shall be the Chairman and convener of the Board of Faculty.
(2) The Dean of each Faculty shall be elected by the members of the Hoard of the Faculty from amongst the Professors in the Faculty.
(3) The Dean ‘hall hold office for three years.
(4) The Dean shall present candidates for admission to degree, except honorary degrees, in the courses falling within the purview of the Faculty.
(5) The Dean shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed.

3. Teaching Department.–(1) There shall be a Teaching Department for each subject or a group of subjects, as may be prescribed by Regulations, and each Teaching Department shall be headed by a Chairman.
(2) The Chairman shall be appointed by the Syndicate for a term of two years from amongst three senior-most Teachers in the Department by rotation.
(3) The Chairman of the Department shall plan, organize and supervise ,the work of the Department and shall be responsible to the Dean for the work of his Department.

4. Boards of Studies.-(1) There shall be a separate Board of Studies for each subject or group of subjects, as may be prescribed by Regulations.
(2) Each Board of Studies shall consist of-
(i) the Chairman of the Teaching Department ;
(ii) all Professors and Associate Professors in the University Teaching Departments
Provided that if the total number of University Teachers under sub-clauses (i) and (ii) comes to less than three, then this number may be made up by nominating other University Teachers as in sub-clause (iii) ;
(iii) one or two University Teachers, as the case may be, other than .a Professor or an Associate Professor, to be appointed by the Academic Council ;
(iv) three Teachers other than University Teachers to be appointed by the Syndicate. The number will be determined by the Syndicate according to the need of each Board ; and
(v) one expert to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor
Provided that in the case of subjects which are taught in the Teaching Department or constituent colleges only, such as Law, Commerce, Social Work, Journalism, Geology, etc., the Board of Studies shall consist of-
(a) the Chairman of the University Teaching Department
(b) all Professors and Associate Professors In the University Teaching Department ;
(c) one University Teacher, other than a Professor or an Associate Professor, to be appointed by the Academic Council ; and
(d) four experts to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor
Provided further that in the case of Professional subjects which are taught in the affiliated colleges only, and not in the University, such as Medicine, Animal Husbandry, Dentistry, Home Economics, Engineering, Agriculture, etc., the Board of Studies shall consist of-
(a) the Principals of the colleges concerned ;
(b) five Teachers of the colleges, to be appointed by the Syndicate ;
(c) two experts to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor
Provided also that in the case of such subjects of Humanities and Sciences as are taught in the affiliated colleges only and not in the University, the Board of Studies shall consist of-
(a) six Teachers from the colleges doing teaching work- in the subject to be appointed by the Academic Council ; and
(b) one expert to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor ;
(3) The term of office of members of the Board of Studies other than ex officio members shall be three years.
(4) The quorum for meetings of the Board of Studies shall be one half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.
(5) The Chairman of the University Teaching Department concerned shall be the Chairman and convener of the Board of Studies. Where in respect of a subject there is no University Teaching Department, the Chairman shall be appointed by the Syndicate.
(6) The functions of the Board of Studies shall be–
(a) to advise the Authorities on all academic matters connected with instruction, research and examination in the subject or subjects concerned
(b) to propose curricula and syllabi for all degree, diploma and certificate courses in the subject or subjects concerned ;
(c) to suggest a panel of names of paper-setters and examiners in the subject or subjects concerned ; and
(d) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Regulations.

5. Advanced Studies and Research Board.-(1) The Advanced Studies and Research Board shall consist of-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman) ;
(ii) the Dean ;
(iii) three University Professors other than Deans to be appointed by the Syndicate and
(iv) three University Teachers having research qualifications and experience to be appointed by the Academic Council.
(2) The term of office of members of the Advanced Studies and Research Board other than ex officio members shall be three years.
(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Advanced Studies and Research Board shall be one-half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.
(4) The functions of the Advanced Studies and Research Board shall be–
(a) to advise the Authorities on all matters connected with the: promotion of advanced studies and research in the University ;
(b) to consider and report to the Authorities on the institution of research degrees in the University ;
(c) to propose Regulations regarding the award of research degrees ;
(d) to appoint supervisors for research students and to determine the subjects of their thesis ;
(e) to recommend panels of names of paper-setters and examiners for research examinations after considering the proposals of the Board of Studies in this behalf and
(f) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.
6. Selection Board.–(1) The Selection Board shall consist of-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman) ;
(ii) the Chairman or a member of the Sind, Baluchistan Public Service Commission to be nominated by the Chairman ;
(iii) the Dean of the Faculty concerned.
(iv) the Chairman of the Teaching Department concerned ; and
(v) one member of the Syndicate and two other men of eminence, to be appointed by the Syndicate, provided that neither of the three are employees of the University.
(2) The members mentioned in sub-clause (v) of clause (l) shall hold office for two years.
(3) (a) Four members shall form the quorum for the selection of a, Professor or. an Associate Professor and three members for the selection of other Teachers.
(b) In case of Officers other than teachers, the Selection Board shall consist only of members at sub-clauses (i), (ii) and (v) of clause (1).
(4) No member who is a candidate for the post to which appointment is to be made shall take part in the proceedings of the Board.
(5) In selecting candidates for the posts of Professors and Associate Professors, the Selection Board shall co-opt or consult three experts in the subject concerned and in selecting candidates for other teaching posts, two experts in the subject concerned, to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor from a standing list of experts for each subject approved by the Syndicate on the recommendation of the Selection Board and revised from time to time.

7. Functions of Selection Board.–(1) The Selection Board shall consider the applications received in response to advertisement and recommend to the Syndicate the names of suitable candidates for appointment to teaching and other posts.
(2) The Selection Board may recommend the grant of a higher initial pay in a suitable case for reasons to be recorded.
(3) The Selection Board may recommend to the Syndicate the appointment of an eminently qualified person to a Professorship in the University on terms and conditions other than those prescribed.
(4) In the event of an unresolved difference of opinion between the Selection Board and the Syndicate, the matter shall be referred to the Chancellor whose decision shall be final.
8. Finance and Planning Committee.-(1) The Finance and Planning, Committee shall consist of-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman) ;.
(ii) one member of the Senate to be appointed by the Senate ;
(iii) one member of the Syndicate to be appointed by the Syndicate ;
(iv) two Deans of the University to be nominated by the Vice. Chancellor ;
(v) one nominee of the Chancellor ; and
(vi) the Treasurer.
(2) The term of office of the appointed members shall be three ears.
(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be three members.

9. Functions of the Finance and Planning Committee.-The functions of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be-
(a) to consider the annual statement of accounts and the annual and revised budget estimates and advise the Syndicate thereon ;
(b) to review periodically the financial position of the University ;
(c) to advise the Syndicate on all matters relating to planning, development, finances, investments and accounts of the University ; and
(d) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes ;

10. Affiliation Committee.-(1) The Affiliation Committee shall consist of-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor ;
(ii) two Professors to be nominated by the Academic Council ; and
(iii) the Director of Education (Colleges) of the Region concerned.
(2) The term of office of the members of the Committee, excluding ex officio members, shall be two years.
(3) The Affiliation Committee may co-opt not more than three experts.
(4) The quorum for a meeting of or an inspection by the Affiliation Committee shall be three members.
(5) An officer of the University to be designated by the Vice-Chancellor for this purpose shall act as the Secretary of the Committee.
(6) The functions of the Affiliation Committee shall be-
(a) to inspect the educational institutions seeking affiliation with or admission to the privileges of, the University and to advise the Academic Council thereon ;
(b) to inquire into complaints alleging breach of conditions of affiliation by affiliated colleges and to advise the Academic Council thereon ; and
(c) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Regulations.

11. Discipline Committee.-(1) The Discipline Committee shall consist of-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor or his nominee ;
(ii) two Professors to be nominated by the Academic Council ;
(iii) one member to be nominated by the Syndicate ;
(iv) the Teacher or officer in-charge of Students’ Affairs by whatever name called (Member-Secretary) t and
(v) the President, University Students Union.
(2) The term of office of the members of the Discipline Committee, excluding ex officio members, shall be two years.
(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Discipline Committee shall be four members.
(4) The functions of the Discipline Committee shall be-
(i) to propose Regulations to the Academic Council for the conduct of University students, maintenance of discipline and for dealing with cases of Indiscipline; and
(ii) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Regulations

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