Section 31 in The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Publicprivate Partnership) Act 2017

Title: Statutes

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the formation of departments of teaching; (b) the institution of fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes; (c) the terms of office and the method of appointment of officers of the Institute; (d) the qualifications of teachers of the Institute; (e) the classification, method of appointment and the determination of the terms and conditions of service of teachers and other staff of the Institute; (f) the constitution of pension, insurance and provident funds for the benefit of the officers, teachers and other staff of the Institute as per the provisions existing from time to time; (g) the constitution, powers and duties of the authorities of the Institute; (h) the establishment and maintenance of halls and hostels; (i) the conditions of residence of students of the Institute and the levying of fees for residence in the halls and hostels and of other charges; (j) the allowances to be paid to the Chairperson and members of the Board; (k) the authentication of the orders and decisions of the Board; (l) the meetings of the Board, the Senate, or any committee, the quorum at such meetings and the procedure to be followed in the conduct of their business; and (m) any other matter as may be considered necessary for the efficient functioning of the Institute.

Title: Statutes how to be made

Description: (1) The first Statute of each Institute shall be framed by the Board with the prior approval of the Visitor. (2) The Board may, from time to time, make new or additional Statutes or may amend or repeal the Statutes.

Title: Ordinances

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Ordinances of every Institute may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the admission of the students to the Institute; (b) the courses of study to be laid down for all degrees and diplomas of the Institute; (c) the conditions under which students shall be admitted to the degree or diploma courses and to the examinations of the Institute, and shall be eligible for degrees and diplomas; (d) the conditions of award of the fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes; (e) the conditions and mode of appointment and duties of examining bodies, examiners and moderators; (f) the conduct of examinations; (g) the maintenance of discipline among the students of the Institute; and (h) any other matter which by this Act or the Statutes is to be or may be provided for by the Ordinances.

Title: Ordinances how to be made

Description: (1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, Ordinances shall be made by the Senate. (2) All Ordinances made by the Senate shall have effect from such date as it may direct, but every Ordinance so made shall be submitted, as soon as may be, to the Board and shall be considered by the Board at its next meeting. (3) The Board shall have power by resolution to modify or cancel any such Ordinance and such Ordinance shall from the date of such resolution stand modified accordingly or cancelled, as the case may be.

Title: Tribunal of Arbitration

Description: (1) (a) Any dispute arising out of a contract between an Institute and any of its employees shall, at the request of the employee concerned or at the instance of the Institute, be referred to a Tribunal of Arbitration consisting of one member appointed by the Institute, one member nominated by the employee, and an umpire appointed by the Visitor. (b) The decision of the Tribunal shall be final and shall not be questioned in any court. (c) No suit or proceeding shall lie in any court in respect of any matter, which is required by sub-section (1) to be referred to the Tribunal of Arbitration. (d) The Tribunal of Arbitration shall have power to regulate its own procedure: Provided that the Tribunal shall have regard to the principles of natural justice while making such procedure. (e) Nothing in any law for the time being in force relating to arbitration shall apply to arbitrations under this section. (2) Any student or candidate for an examination whose name has been removed from the rolls of the Institute by the orders or resolution of the Director of the Institute and who has been debarred from appearing at the examinations of the Institute for more than one year, may within ten days of the date of receipt of such resolution by him, appeal to the Board who may confirm, modify or reverse the decision of the Director. (3) Any dispute arising out of any disciplinary action taken by the Institute against a student shall, at the request of such student, be referred to a Tribunal of Arbitration and the provisions of sub-section (1) shall, as far as may be, apply to a reference made under this sub-section. (4) Every employee or student of the Institute, notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, have a right to appeal within such time as may be laid down by the Statutes, to the Board of Governors against the decision of any officer or authority of the Institute, as the case may be, and thereupon the Board may confirm, modify or reverse the decision appealed against.

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