Section 31 in The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Act, 2014
Title: Pension and provident fund.
(1) Every Institute may constitute for the benefit of its employees such provident or pension fund or provide such insurance scheme as it may deem fit in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
(2) Where such provident fund or pension fund has been so constituted, the Central Government may declare that the provisions of the Provident Funds Act, 1925 (19 of 1925), shall apply to such fund, as if it were a Government Provident Fund.
All appointments of the staff of every Institute, except that of the Director, shall be made in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Statutes, by—
(a) the Board, if the appointment is made on the academic staff in the post of 1[Assistant Professor or above] or if the appointment is made on the non-academic staff in every cadre the maximum of the pay scale for which exceeds prevalent grade pay scale for Group A Officers;
(b) the Director, in any other case
1. Subs. by Act 25 of 2017, s. 3, "Assistant Professor" (w.e.f. 7-9-2017).
Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:—
(a) the conferment of honorary degree;
(b) the formation of departments of teaching;
(c) the fees to be charged for courses of study in the Institute and for admission to the examinations of degrees and diplomas of the Institute;
(d) the institution of fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes;
(e) the terms of office and the method of appointment of officers of the Institute;
(f) the qualifications of teachers of the Institute;
(g) the classification, the method of appointment and the determination of the terms and conditions of service of teachers and other staff of the Institute;
(h) the constitution of pension, insurance and provident funds for the benefit of the officers, teachers and other staff of the Institute;
(i) the constitution, powers and duties of the authorities of the Institute;
(j) the establishment and maintenance of halls and hostels;
(k) 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;
(l) the allowances to be paid to the Chairperson and members of the Board;
(m) the authentication of the orders and decisions of the Board; and
(n) 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.
Title: Statutes how to be made
(1) The first Statutes of each Institute shall be made by the Board with the prior approval of the Visitor and a copy of the same shall be laid as soon as may be before each House of Parliament.
(2) The Board may, from time to time, make new or additional Statutes or may amend or repeal the Statutes in the manner provided in this section
(3) Every new Statutes or addition to the Statutes or any amendment or repeal of Statutes shall require the prior approval of the Visitor who may grant assent or withhold assent or remit it to the Board for consideration.
(4) New Statutes or a Statute amending or repealing an existing Statute shall have no validity unless it has been assented to by the Visitor:
Provided that the Central Government with the prior approval of the Visitor may make or amend the Statutes for the Institute, if the same is required for uniformity, and a copy of the same shall be laid as soon as may be before each House of the Parliament.
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.