(x)   appoint members to the Authorities in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance; and

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

 

  1. Constitution, functions and powers of other Authorities.– The constitution, functions and powers of the Authorities for which no specific provision, or insufficient provision, has been made in this Ordinance shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

 

  1. Appointment of Committees by Authorities.– Any Authority may, from time to time, constitute such standing, special or advisory committees as it may deem fit, and appoint to such committees persons who are not its members.

 

  1. Statutes.– (1) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, Statutes may be made to provide for and regulate all or any of the following matters:-

(i)  scales of pay and other terms and conditions of service of officers, teachers and other employees of the University and the constitution of their pension, insurance, gratuity, provident fund and benevolent fund;

(ii)  conduct and discipline of the officers, teachers and other employees of the University;

(iii)  constitution, powers and duties of the Authorities and conduct of elections to such Authorities and related matters;

(iv)  affiliation and disaffiliation of colleges, institutes, etc. and related matters;

(v)  admission of educational institutions to the privileges of the University and the withdrawal of such privileges;

(vi)  establishment of Institutes, Faculties, Colleges, Departments and Academic Divisions;

(vii)  powers and duties of officers, teachers and employees of the University;

(viii)  conditions for appointment of Professors Emeritus;

(ix)  conditions on which the University may enter into arrangements with public bodies or other organizations for purposes of research and advisory services;

(x)  general scheme of studies including the duration of courses, the system of examinations and the number of subjects and papers for examinations;

(xi)  award of Honorary Degrees;

(xii)  maintenance of Register of Registered Graduates;

(xiii)  conduct of elections for membership of Authorities of the University and related matters; and

(xiv)  all other matters which are to be or may be prescribed or regulated by Statutes.

 

(2)        The draft of the Statutes for clause (1) (a) shall be proposed by the Syndicate to the Chancellor who may approve it with or without any modification or may refer it back to the Syndicate for reconsideration or may reject it:

Provided that–

(i)   the Statutes affecting the constitution or powers of any Authority shall not be proposed or approved until such authority has been given an opportunity of expressing its opinion in writing on the proposal;

(ii)   the Statutes for clause (1) (a) shall not be effective until they have been approved by the Chancellor; and

(iii)   the Syndicate shall not have the power to make any Statute concerning efficiency and discipline of officers, teachers and other employees of the University and such Statutes may be made by the Chancellor.

(2)        Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (2) the Statutes set out in the Schedule shall be deemed to be statutes framed under this section and shall remain in force until they are amended or replaced by Statutes framed in accordance with this section.

 

  1. Regulations.– (1) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and the Statutes, Regulations may be made in respect of all or any of the following matters:-

(i)   courses of study for degrees, diplomas and certificates of the University;

(ii)   manner and method of teaching conducted in the University and affiliated colleges;

(iii)   admission of students to the University and conditions under which they are admitted or allowed to take courses and examinations of the University and become eligible for the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates;

(iv)   fees and other charges to be paid by students for admission to the courses of studies and the examinations of the University;

(v)   conduct of examinations;

(vi)   conduct and discipline of students of the University;

(vii)   conditions of residence of the students of the University or colleges including the levying of fee for residence in halls of residence and hostels and approval of hostels, and lodgings for students;

(viii)   conditions for acquiring research degrees;

(ix)   institution of fellowships, scholarships, medals and prizes;

(x)   institution of stipends and free and half-free studentships;

(xi)   academic costume;

(xii)   use of the library;

(xiii)   formation of Teaching Departments and Boards of Studies; and

(xiv)   all other matters which under this Ordinance or the Statutes are to be or may be prescribed by Regulations.

 

(2)        The Academic Council shall prepare and submit the Regulations to the Syndicate which may approve them with or without modifications or refer them back to the Academic Council for reconsideration or reject them.

 

(3)        No Regulation shall be valid unless, it has been approved by the Syndicate.

 

  1. Rules.– The Authorities and the other Bodies of the University may make Rules consistent with this Ordinance, Statutes and the Regulations, to regulate the conduct of their business:

 

Provided that the Syndicate may direct the amendment or repeal of any rules made by any Authority:

 

Provided further that if any such Authority is dissatisfied with such direction given by the Syndicate, it may appeal to the Chancellor whose decision thereon shall be final.

 

  1. Affiliation of educational institutions.– (1) An educational institution seeking affiliation to the University shall make an application satisfying the University that –

 

(i)                  the educational institution is under the management of the Government or a regularly constituted governing body;

 

(ii)                the financial resources of the educational institution are sufficient to ensure its continued maintenance and efficient working;

 

(iii)               the strength and qualifications and the terms and conditions of service of the teaching and other staff of the educational institution are satisfactory for the purpose of teaching of prescribed courses of studies and training in the institution;

 

(iv)              the educational institution has framed proper rules governing the conduct and discipline of its employees;

 

(v)                the building of the educational institution is suitable and commodious for its requirements;

 

(vi)              the educational institution has, or can make, a provision in the prescribed manner for the residence of students not residing with their parents or guardians, and their supervision and physical and general welfare;

 

(vii)             the educational institution has a provision for a library and adequate library service;

 

(viii)           the educational institution has properly equipped, laboratories, museums and other places of practical work required for courses of studies taught in the educational institution;

 

(ix)              the educational institution has, or can make, provision for the residence of its Principal/Director and other members of the teaching staff in the educational institution building or near such building or the residence of students; and

 

(x)                the affiliation of the educational institution shall not be injurious to the education or discipline of the students of other institutions in the neighborhood.

 

(2)               The application shall further contain an undertaking by the educational institution that after the institution is affiliated, any change in the management or the teaching staff shall forthwith be reported to the University and that the teaching staff shall possess such qualifications as are, or may be, prescribed.

 

(3)               The Syndicate shall after considering the recommendations of the Affiliation Committee, dispose of the application for affiliation in accordance with such procedure as may be prescribed and may grant or refuse affiliation:

 

Provided that the affiliation shall not be refused, unless the educational institution has been given an opportunity of making a representation against the proposed decision.

 

  1. Extension of affiliation.– Where an affiliated college desires to add to the courses of studies in respect of which it is granted affiliation, the procedure prescribed for affiliation of colleges shall as far as possible may be followed.

 

  1. Inspection and reports.– (1) Every affiliated educational institution 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 affiliated educational institution to take, within a specified period, such action in respect of any matter mentioned in sub-section (1) of section 29 as the University may deem fit.

 

  1. Disaffiliation.– (1) Where any affiliated educational institution has failed to fulfill any requirement of this Ordinance, or has failed to observe any of the conditions of affiliation or its affairs are conducted in a manner prejudicial to the interests of education, the Syndicate may, in the prescribed manner, and after considering any representation that the educational institution may wish to make, modify or withdraw all or any of the privileges conferred on the educational institution by the affiliation.

 

(2)               Where any educational institution has been refused affiliation or all or any of the privileges conferred on any educational institution by affiliation have been modified or withdrawn under sub-section (1) it may, within the prescribed period, apply for review to the Syndicate against such refusal and the application shall be disposed of in such manner as may be prescribed.

 

  1. University Fund.– There shall be a fund of the University to be called the University Fund to which shall be credited all moneys received by it from fees, donations, trusts, bequests, endowments, contributions, grants and other sources.

 

  1. Audit 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 University Fund unless a bill for payment has in the prescribed manner, been audited by the Resident Auditor in conformity with the Statutes, Regulations and Rules.

 

(3)        The accounts of the University shall be audited in the prescribed manner once a year by an auditor appointed by the Government in this behalf.

 

(4)        The annual statement of accounts of the University signed by the Treasurer and the Resident Auditor shall be submitted to the Government within six months of the closing of the financial year.

 

(5)        The accounts of the University together with audit objections, if any, and the observations of the Auditor appointed by the Government and the Treasurer shall, in the prescribed manner, be presented to the Syndicate with the remarks of the Finance and Planning Committee.

 

  1. Recovery of University dues.– The University or any person generally or specially authorized by it may apply to the Collector for recovery of any sum due to the University and the Collector shall thereupon proceed to recover the sum due, as if it were an arrear of land revenue.

 

  1. Research Center.– There shall be a Research Center to undertake inter-disciplinary study of planning, promotion and evaluation of higher education.

 

  1. Functions of Research Center.– The functions of the Research Center shall be to–

(i)                  undertake research and policy studies on education and employment, including part-time education programmes;

(ii)                make studies to determine and define the role of education in national development;

(iii)               make evaluative studies on institutional and other programmes in the Province;

(iv)              develop learning and teaching materials for its own needs and other institutions in the Province;

(v)                monitor, analyze, utilize and disseminate innovations in education;

(vi)              make exploratory studies on the needs of special categories, such as gifted and handicapped population, and formulate appropriate plans for meeting the identified needs; and

(vii)             perform such other functions as may be prescribed.

 

  1. Committee of Control.– The Research Center shall be supervised by a Committee of Control consisting of the following members:-

(a)                                        the Vice-Chancellor who shall also be its Chairperson;

(b)                                       the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Education Department;

(c)                                        the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Social Welfare Department;

(d)                                       a Dean to be nominated by the Syndicate;

(e)                                        the Chairman, University Grants Commission, or his nominee;

(f)                                         a Professor of a University of Management to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of  that University;

(g)                                        three persons/ representatives to be nominated by the Syndicate;

(h)                                        Principals of constituent colleges;

(i)                                          three Principals of affiliated colleges; and

(j)                                         the Registrar.

 

  1. Retirement from service.– An officer, teacher or other employee of the University shall retire from service –

(a)                on such date, after he has completed twenty five years of service qualifying for pension or other retirement benefits as the competent authority may, in the public interest, direct, or

(b)               where no direction is given under clause (a), on the completion of the sixtieth year of his age.

Explanation:- In this section, “competent authority” means the appointing authority or a person duly authorized by the appointing authority in that behalf, not being a person lower in rank to the officer, teacher or other employee concerned.

 

  1. 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, benevolent fund and any other scheme as it may deem fit.

 

(2)        Where any provident fund has been constituted under this Ordinance, the provisions of the Provident Fund Act, 1925 (XIX of 1925) shall apply to such fund as if it were a Government Provident Fund and the University were the Government.

 

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

 

  1. Appeal and Review.– (1) Where an order is passed punishing any officer, other than the Vice- Chancellor, or any teacher or employee of the University or altering or interpreting to his disadvantage the prescribed terms and conditions of 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 the Chancellor for review of that order.

 

(2)               The appeal or application for review shall be submitted to the Vice- Chancellor who shall refer it to the Chancellor with such recommendation as the Vice- Chancellor may consider necessary.

 

(3)               No order on an appeal or application for review shall be passed without affording to the appellant, as the case may be, an opportunity of being heard.

 

  1. Commencement of term of office of members of Authorities.– When a member of an Authority is appointed or nominated, his term of office, as fixed under this Ordinance, shall commence on such date as may be prescribed.

 

  1. 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 may be, by the person or the body who elected, appointed or nominated the 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.

 

  1. Filling of vacancies in authorities in certain circumstances.– Where a vacancy in the membership of an Authority cannot be filled because of –

 

(a)                the office, the holder whereof was to be a member of the Authority ex-officio, having ceased to exist; or

 

(b)               the organization, institution or other body, other than the University having either ceased to exist or to function; or

 

(c)                the occurrence of other circumstances in which it has become impracticable to fill the vacancy,

the vacancy shall be filled in such manner as the Chancellor may direct.

 

  1. Disputes about Membership of Authority.– (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance, a person nominated or appointed to an Authority shall cease to be a member of such Authority as soon as she ceases to hold the position by virtue of which she was appointed or nominated.

 

(2)        If a question arises whether or not any person is entitled to be a member of any Authority, the matter shall be referred to a Committee consisting of the Vice-chancellor, the Chairman, University Grants Commission or his nominee on the Syndicate and the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Education Department or his nominee on the Syndicate and the decision of this Committee shall be final.

 

  1. Tripartite mobility.– (1) Any officer, teacher of the Government or employee of the University on the recommendation of the Syndicate may be directed to serve in any post in the University under the Government or an educational research institution in the public interest:

Provided that the terms and conditions offered to him shall not be less favorable than those enjoyed by him immediately before his services are placed at the disposal of the University, and full benefit of his previous service shall continue to remain in force until amended or repealed.

 

(2)               The Government may, in consultation with the Selection Board place the services of an employee of the Government or any other University or an educational or research institution at the disposal of the University in the public interest:

 

Provided that the terms and conditions offered to him shall not be less favorable than those enjoyed by him immediately before his services are placed at the disposal of the University and that full benefit of his previous service shall be allowed to him.

 

  1. Proceedings of Authorities not invalidated by vacancies.– No act, proceeding, resolution or decision of any Authority shall be invalid by reason only of the existence of any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of, the Authority.

 

  1. Indemnity.– No suit or legal proceeding shall lie against the Government, the University or any Authority, officer or employee of the Government or the University in respect of anything in good faith done or purporting to have been, or intended to be done under this Ordinance.

 

  1. Savings.– (1) Upon the commencement of this Ordinance –

(i)                  all funds, properties, rights and interests of whatsoever kind issued, used, enjoyed, possessed, owned or vested in the Lahore College, for Women, Lahore, existing immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance and all liabilities subsisting against the said College shall stand transferred to the University established under this Ordinance; and

 

(ii)                everything done, action taken, obligations and liabilities incurred, rights and assets acquired, persons appointed or authorized, jurisdictions or powers conferred, endowments, bequests, funds or trusts created, donations or grants made, orders issued existing immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance shall be deemed to have been respectively done, taken, incurred, acquired, appointed, conferred, created, made or issued under this Ordinance.

 

(2)        The Rules and Regulations made by the Lahore College for Women, Lahore, under the Lahore College for Women Act, 1999 (X of 1999) and in force at the commencement of this Ordinance shall, be deemed to have been made under this Ordinance.

 

  1. First Statutes.– Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Ordinance, the Statutes, set out in the Schedule appended to this Ordinance shall be deemed to be the Statutes framed under section 26 of this Ordinance and shall continue to remain in force until amended or repealed.

 

  1. Transitory Provisions.– A Chancellor’s Committee shall be constituted by the Chancellor on the recommendations of the Vice-Chancellor to exercise the powers assigned to the Syndicate under this Ordinance till such time the Syndicate is constituted in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

 

  1. Removal of difficulties.– If any difficulty arises as to the first constitution or reconstitution of any Authority after the commencement of this Ordinance or otherwise in giving effect to the provisions of this Ordinance, the Chancellor may, on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor, give appropriate directions to remove such difficulty.

 

  1. Repeal.– The Lahore College for Women Act, 1999 (X of 1999), is hereby repealed.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

(SEE SECTION 50)

  1. Faculties.– (1) The University shall include the following Faculties –

(i)                  Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

(ii)                Faculty of Science and Technology.

(iii)               Faculty of Islamic and Oriental Learning.

(iv)              Faculty of Management and Administrative Science.

 

(2)               There shall be a Board of each Faculty, which shall consist of

(i)                  the Dean to be appointed in the manner as may be prescribed;

(ii)                the Professors and the Chairpersons of the Teaching Departments & Directors of Institutes comprising the Faculty;

(iii)               one Lecturer, one Assistant Professor and one Associate Professor to be nominated by rotation in order of seniority from each Department/Institute constituted in the Faculty; and

(iv)              three 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.

 

(3)               The members mentioned in clauses (iii) and (iv) of sub-paragraph (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, a 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 to –

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

(ii)                scrutinize the recommendations of the Boards of Studies comprised in the Faculty in regard to the appointment of paper setters and examiners, except for research examinations and to forward the panels of suitable paper setters and examiners for each examination to the Vice-Chancellor;

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

(iv)              perform such other functions as may be assigned to it.

 

  1. Dean.– (1) There shall be a Dean of each Faculty, who shall be the Chairperson and Convenor of the Board of Faculty.

 

(2)               The Dean of each Faculty shall be appointed by the Chancellor from amongst the three senior most Professors in the Faculty for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment:

Provided that if no Professor is available in a Faculty, a Professor from some other Faculty may act as Dean till a Professor of the Faculty itself is appointed.

 

(3)               The Dean shall present candidates for admission to degrees except Honorary Degrees, in the course falling within the purview of the Faculty.

 

(4)               The Dean shall exercise such administrative and academic powers as may be delegated to him.

 

  1. Teaching Departments/Institutes and Chairpersons/Directors.– (1) there shall be a Teaching Department/ Institute for each subject or a group of subjects, as may be prescribed by the Regulations and each Teaching Department/Institute shall be headed by a Chairperson/Director.

 

(2)               The Chairperson of a Teaching Department/Director of an Institute shall be appointed by the Syndicate on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor from amongst the three senior most Professors of the Department/Institute for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment:

 

Provided that in a Department/Institute where there are less than three Professors the appointment shall be made from amongst the three senior most Professors and Associate Professors of the Department/Institute:

 

Provided further that in a Department/Institute in which there is no Professor or Associate Professor, no such appointment shall be made and the Department/Institute shall be looked after by the Dean of the Faculty with the assistance of the senior most teacher of the Department/Institute.

 

(3)               The Chairperson of the Department/Director of the Institute shall plan, organize and supervise the work of the Department/Institute and shall be responsible to the Dean for the work of his Department/Institute.

 

  1. Board 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 Director of the Institute/Chairperson of the University Institute/ Teaching Department;

(ii)                all Professors and Associate Professors in the Institute/University Teaching Departments;

(iii)               two experts to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor;

(iv)              three teachers, other than University teachers, to be appointed by the Syndicate from Colleges; and

(v)                one Assistant Professor and one Lecturer to be appointed by rotation in order of seniority from the

Department concerned:

Provided that in the case of professional subjects which are taught in the affiliated institutes/colleges only and not in the University, such as Medicine, Dentistry, Home Economics and Education, etc. the Board of Studies shall consist of

(i)                  the Principals of the Colleges, Directors of the Institutes, Heads of the Institutes concerned;

(ii)                five teachers of the Colleges, to be appointed by the Syndicate; and

(iii)               two experts to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor:

Provided further 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 –

(i)                  three teachers from the Colleges doing teaching work in the subject to be appointed by the Academic Council; and

(ii)                two experts 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 number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

 

(5)               The Chairperson of the University teaching Department/Institute concerned shall be the Chairperson and Convener of the Board of Studies. Where in respect of a subject there is no University teaching Department, the Chairperson shall be appointed by the Syndicate.

 

(6)               The functions of the Board of Studies shall be to –

(i)                  advise the Authorities on all academic matters connected with instruction, publication, research and examination in the subjects concerned;

(ii)                propose curricula and syllabi for all degree, diploma and certificate courses in the subjects concerned;

(iii)               suggest a panel of names of paper setters and examiners in the subjects concerned; and

(iv)              perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Regulations.

 

  1. Advanced Studies and Research Board.– (1) The Advanced Studies and Research Board shall consist of –

(i)         the Vice-Chancellor                         (Chairperson);

(ii)        the Deans;

(iii)       three University Professors other  than Deans to be appointed by the Syndicate;

(iv)              three University teachers having research qualifications and  experience to be appointed by  the Academic Council; and

(v)                three teachers from affiliated colleges having research qualifications 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 to –

(i)                  advise the Authorities on all matters connected with the promotion of Advanced Studies and Research in the University;

(ii)                consider and report to the Authorities on the institution of research degrees in the University;

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

(iv)              appoint supervisors for research studies and to determine the subjects of their thesis;

(v)                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

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

 

  1. Selection Board.– (1) The Selection Board shall consist of –

(i)        the Vice-Chancellor            (Chairperson);

(ii)        one Vice-Chancellor of a general University
to be appointed by the Chancellor;

(iii)       the Chairman or a member of the Punjab
Public Service Commission to be
nominated by the Chairman;

(iv)       the Dean of the School (Faculty) concerned;

(v)        the Chairperson of the Teaching
Department/Director of the Institute
and Principal of the constituent
College, concerned; and

(vi)              one member of the Syndicate and two  other members to be appointed by the Syndicate; provided that none of them is an employee of the University.

 

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

 

(3)               The quorum of Selection Board in case of selection of a Professor/Association Professor and other teachers shall be four and three respectively. In case of selection of officers, other than teachers, the Selection Board shall consist only of members mentioned at (i), (ii), (iii) and (vi) of sub-paragraph (1) and the quorum shall be three.

 

(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.

 

  1. Functions of the Selection Board.– (1) The Selection Board for teaching and other posts shall consider the applications received in response to an advertisement or cases of persons whose services are to be acquired on deputation basis, and recommend to the Syndicate the names of suitable persons for appointment to teaching or other posts, as the case may be, and may also recommend—

(i)                  the grant of a higher initial pay in a suitable case for reasons to be recorded;

(ii)                the appointment of an eminently qualified person to a Professorship in the University on terms and conditions other than those prescribed;

(iii)               cases of move-over and award of increments/cash award on the basis of research contribution as prescribed.

 

(2)               In the event of unresolved difference of opinion between the Selection Board and the Syndicate, the matter shall be referred to the Chancellor whose decision thereon shall be final.

 

  1. Finance and Planning Committee.– (1) The Finance and Planning Committee shall consist of –

(i)                  the Vice-Chancellor;

(ii)                one member of the Syndicate to be appointed by the Syndicate;

(iii)               two members of the Academic Council to be appointed by the Academic Council;

(iv)              the Secretary (Higher Education) or his nominee;

(v)                the Secretary Finance Department or his nominee;

(vi)              the Treasurer; and

(vii)             the Registrar.

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

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

 

  1. Functions of Finance and Planning Committee.– The functions of Finance and Planning Committee shall be to –

(a)                consider the annual statement of accounts and the annual and revised budget estimates and advise the Syndicate thereon;

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

(c)                advise the Syndicate on all matters relating to planning, development, finances, investments and accounts of the University; and

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

 

  1. Affiliation Committee.– (1) The Affiliation Committee shall consist of –

(i)                  a Chairperson to be nominated by the Syndicate;

(ii)                two Professors to be nominated by the Academic Council;

(iii)               two teachers to be nominated by the Syndicate; and

(iv)              the Executive District Officer (Education), Lahore.

 

(2)               The term of office of the members of the Committee, other than ex-officio members, shall be two years.

 

(3)               The Affiliation Committee may co-opt not more than three experts who shall be counted for the quorum of an inspection by the Affiliation Committee.

 

(4)               The quorum for a meeting of, or an inspection by, the Affiliation Committee shall be three.

 

(5)        The Deputy Registrar dealing with the affiliation cases or such other person as may be designated by the Vice-Chancellor for this purpose shall act as Secretary of the Committee.

 

  1. Functions of the Affiliation Committee.– The functions of the Affiliation Committee shall be to–

 

(a)                inspect the educational institution seeking affiliation with or admission to the privileges of the University and to advise the Syndicate thereon;

 

(b)               inquire into complaints alleging breach of conditions of affiliation by affiliated colleges and to advise the Syndicate thereon; and

 

(c)                perform such other functions as may be prescribed by the Regulations.

 

  1. Discipline Committee.– (1) The Discipline Committee shall consist of –

 

(i)                  a Chairperson to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor;

 

(ii)                two Professors to be nominated by the Academic Council;

 

(iii)               two Professors to be nominated by the Syndicate; and

 

(iv)              the teacher or officer-in-charge of students’ affairs by whatever name called (Member/Secretary).

 

(2)               The term of office of the members of the Committee, other than ex-officio members, shall be two years.

 

(3)               The quorum for a meeting of Discipline Committee shall be four members.

 

  1. Functions of the Discipline Committee.– The functions of the Discipline Committee shall be to –

 

(a)                propose Regulations to the Academic Council relating to the conduct of University students, maintenance of discipline and breach of discipline; and

 

(b)        perform such other functions as may be prescribed.

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