(b)  the Professors and the heads of the teaching departments in the Faculty;

(c)  one member other than Professors and head of each teaching department to be nominated by the Head of Department;

(d)  two teachers to be nominated by the Academic Council by reason of their specialized 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;

(e)  two experts in the field from outside the University to be appointed by the Board of Governors; and

(f)   one member to be nominated by the Rector.

 

  (2)        The members other than ex-officio members shall hold office for a period of three years.

 

   (3)        The quorum for a meeting of the Board of a Faculty shall be one half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

 

   (4)        The Board of each Faculty shall, subject to the general control of the Academic Council and the Board, have the powers to−

(i)   co-ordinate the teaching and research work in the subjects assigned to the faculty;

(ii)   scrutinize the recommendations of the Boards of Studies comprising the faculty with regard to the appointment of paper-setters and examiners for Graduate and Postgraduate examinations and to forward the panels of suitable paper setters and examiners for each examination to the Rector;

(iii)   consider any other academic matter relating to the faculty and report thereon to the Academic Council;

(iv)   prepare a comprehensive annual report regarding the performance of each department comprising the faculty for presentation to the Academic Council; and

(v)   perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

 

(5)        There shall be a Dean of each Faculty who shall be the Chairman and Convener of the Board of Faculty.

(6)        The Dean shall be appointed by the Board of Governors from amongst the three senior most professors of the faculty on the recommendations of the Rector and shall hold office for a period of three years and shall be eligible for reappointment.

(7)        The Dean shall present candidates for admission to degree (except honorary degrees) in the courses falling within the purview of the faculty.

(8)        The Dean shall have such powers and duties as may be prescribed by the Board on the recommendations of the Rector.

  1. ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS AND HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT.− (1) There shall be an Academic Department for each subject or a group of subjects, as may be prescribed by Regulations and each Academic Department shall be headed by a Head of Department.

(2)        The Head of an Academic Department shall be appointed by the Board on the recommendations of the Rector from amongst three senior most Professors other than any Professor already working as Dean for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment; provided that in a department where there are less than three eligible Professors, the appointment shall be made from amongst the three senior most Professors and Associate Professors of the Department.

(3)        The Head 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)        The Head of the Department shall, under the general supervision of the Rector and the Dean, exercise all administrative, financial and academic powers and such other duties or powers as may be delegated to him.

(5)        The heads of the departments shall prepare a comprehensive annual report regarding the performance of department at the Graduate and Postgraduate levels, faculty research and development and submit this report to the Dean of the Faculty for his evaluation.

  1. BOARD OF ADVANCED STUDIES AND RESEARCH.− (1) The Board of Advanced Studies and Research shall consist of-

(a)  the Rector (Chairman);

(b)  all the Deans;

(c)  one University Professor from each Faculty other than Dean to be appointed by the Board;

(d)  one member to be nominated by the Rector;

(e)  three members from the relevant field, research Organizations and Government Departments, to be nominated by the Board; and

(f)   the Registrar as Secretary.

 

(2)        The term of office of the members of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research other than ex-officio members shall be three years.

(3)        The quorum for a meeting of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research shall be one half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

  1. FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD OF ADVANCED STUDIES AND RESEARCH.− The functions of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research shall be to−

(a)  advise the Authorities on all matters connected with the promotion of advanced studies and research publication in the University;

 

(b)  consider and report to the Authorities in the University of research degrees in the University;

 

(c)  propose Regulations regarding the award of research degrees;

 

(d)  appoint supervisors for Postgraduate research students and to approve titles and synopses of their thesis/dissertations;

 

(e)  recommend panels of names of examiners for evaluation of their other research examinations; and

 

(f)   perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

 

  1. SELECTION BOARD.− (1) The Selection Board shall consist of−

(a)  the Rector (Chairman);

 

(b)  the Dean of the Faculty concerned;

 

(c)  the Head of the Academic Department concerned;

 

(d)  one member of the Board of Governors to be nominated by the Board;

 

(e)  one eminent scholar to be nominated by the Board of Directors of the Company; and

 

(f)   one expert in the subject to be nominated by the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Education Department.

(2)        The Registrar shall be the Secretary of the Selection Board.

(3)        The members other than ex-officio members shall hold office for a period of three years.

(4)        The quorum for a meeting of the Selection Board shall be four.

(5)        No member who is a candidate for the posts to which appointment is to be made shall take part in the proceedings of the Board.

(6)        In selection of 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 Rector from a standing list of experts for each subject approved by the Board on the recommendations of the Selection Board and revised from time to time.

  1. FUNCTIONS OF THE SELECTION BOARD.− The functions of the Selection Board shall be to-

(a)  consider the applications and recommend to the Board the names of suitable candidates for appointment to teaching and other posts, as the case may be, and recommend suitable salary for the person concerned; and

 

(b)  consider all cases of promotion or selection of officers of the University and recommend the names of suitable candidates for such promotion or selection to the Board.

 

  1. FINANCE AND PLANNING COMMITTEE.− (1) The Finance and Planning Committee shall consist of−

(a)  the Rector (Chairman);

 

(b)  all the Deans;

 

(c)  one member of the Board to be nominated by the Board;

 

(d)  one member of the Academic Council to be nominated by the Academic Council;

 

(e)  one representative each from Education Department and Finance Department of the Government of the Punjab not below the rank of Deputy Secretary;

 

(f)   Director Planning, University Grants Commission;

 

(g)  the Registrar; and

 

(h)  one nominee of the Board of Directors of the Company.

 

(2)        The term of office of the nominated members shall be three years.

(3)        The quorum for a meeting of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be five.

 

  1. FUNCTIONS OF THE FINANCE AND PLANNING COMMITTEE.− The functions of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be to−

(a)  prepare the annual statement of accounts and propose annual budget estimates and advise the Board thereon;

 

(b)  review periodically the financial position of the University;

 

(c)  advise the Board on all matters relating to finance, investments and accounts of the University; and

 

(d)  perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

 

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