The Board of Management shall be the principal executive body of the University and, as such, shall have all powers necessary to administer the University subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes made thereunder, and may make regulations for that purpose and also with respect to matters provided hereunder.
The Board of Management shall consist of the following persons, namely:-
The Vice-Chancellor of the University;
Three eminent persons in the discipline of social sciences and humanities, nominated by the Government;
Three Professors of the University nominated by the Chancellor;
Secretary (Finance ) to Government;
Secretary (Higher Education) to Government;
Such other member or members as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
Where a person has become a member of the Board of Management by reason of the office or appointment he holds, his membership shall terminate when he ceases to hold that office or appointment.
The term of office of the nominated members of the Board of Management other than ex-officio members shall be three years.
A member of the Board of Management shall cease to be a member, if he resigns or becomes of unsound mind, or becomes insolvent or is convicted of a criminal offence involving moral turpitude. A member, other than the Vice-Chancellor or Professor, shall also cease to be member if he accepts a full time appointment in the University; or if he not being an ex-officio member fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the Board of management without the leave of the Vice-Chancellor.
A member of the Board of Management other than an ex-officio member may resign his office by a letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor and such resignation shall take effect as soon as it has been accepted by him.
Any vacancy in the Board of Management shall be filled by nomination by the respective nominating authority and on expiry of the period of the vacancy; such nomination shall cease to be effective.
Powers, Functions and Meetings of the Board of Management:-
The Board of Management shall be the principal executive authority of the University and, as such, shall have all powers necessary to administer the University subject to the provisions of the University Act and the Statues made there under; and may make regulations for that purpose and also with respect to matters provide hereunder.
The Board of Management shall have the following powers and functions, namely:-
to recommend the names of three persons to the Chancellor for appointment as Registrar of the University on the recommendations of the selection committee constituted for that purpose by it and headed by the Vice-Chancellor;
to prepare and present to the Court at its annual meeting-
A report on the working of the University;
A Statement of accounts;
Budget proposals for the ensuing academic year;
to manage and regulate the finances, accounts, investments, properties, business and all other administrative affairs of the University and for that purpose, constitute committees and delegate the powers to such committees or such officers of the University as it may deem fit;
to invest any money belonging to the University, including any unapplied income, in such stock, funds, shares or securities, as it may, from time to time, think fit, or in the purchase of immovable property in India, with the like power of varying such investments from time to time; except land acquired or building constructed with the assistance of the Government, in which cases the prior approval of the Government shall be required;
to enter into vary, carryout and cancel contracts on behalf of the University and for that purpose to appoint such officers as it may think fit;
to provide the buildings, premises, furniture and apparatus and other means needed for carrying on the work of the University ;
to entertain, adjudicate upon, and if it think fit, to redress any grievances of the officers, teachers, students and employees of the University;
to create teaching, administrative, ministerial and other necessary posts, to determine the number and emoluments of such posts, to specify the minimum qualifications for appointment to such posts on such terms and conditions of service as may be prescribed by the Regulations made in this behalf;
to appoint examiners and moderators, and if necessary to remove them and to fix their fees, emoluments and travelling and other allowances, after consulting the Academic Council ;
to select a common seal for the University;
to exercise such other powers and to perform such other duties as may be considered necessary, or imposed on it by or under the University Act.
The Board of Management shall meet, at least, once in three months and not less than fifteen days’ notice shall be given of such meetings.
The meeting of the Executive Council shall be called by the Registrar under instructions of the Vice-Chancellor or at the request of not less than five members of the Board of Management.
One-half of the members of the Board of Management shall form the quorum at any meeting.
In case of difference of opinion among the members the opinion of the majority shall prevail.
Each member of the Board of Management shall have one vote and if there be equality of votes on any question to be determined by the Board of Management, the Chairman of the Board of Management or as the case may be, the member presiding over that meeting shall, in addition, have a casting vote.
Every meeting of the Board of Management shall be presided over by the Vice- Chancellor and in his absence by a member chosen by the members present.
If urgent action by the Board of Management becomes necessary, the Vice-Chancellor may permit the business to be transacted by circulation of papers to the members of the Board of Management. The action so proposed to be taken shall not be taken unless agreed to by a majority of members of the Board of Management. The action so taken shall be forthwith intimated to all the members of the Board of Management. In case the authority concerned fails to take decision, the matter shall be referred to the Chancellor whose decision shall be final.