Section 14 in The Rashtriya Raksha University Act, 2020.
Title: Term of office, vacancies among, and allowances payable to, members of Governing Body.
(1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, the term of office of a member of the Governing Body, other than an ex officio member, shall be for a period of three years from the date of nomination.
(2) The term of office of an ex officio member shall continue so long as he holds the office by virtue of which he is a member.
(3) The term of office of a member nominated to fill a casual vacancy shall continue for the remainder of the term of the member in whose place he has been nominated.
(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, an outgoing member shall, unless the Governing Body otherwise directs, continue in office until another person is nominated as a member in his place.
(5) The members of the Governing Body shall be entitled to such travelling and other allowances as may be laid down in the Statutes, but no member shall be entitled to any salary by reason of this sub-section.
Title: Powers and functions of Governing Body.
(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Governing Body of the University shall be responsible for the general policy making, superintendence, direction and control of the affairs of the University and shall exercise all the powers of the University not otherwise provided for by this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, and shall have the power to review the acts of the Academic Council.
(2) It shall be the general duty of the Governing Body to co-ordinate the activities of the University.
(3) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (2), the Governing Body shall perform the following functions, namely:--
(a) to formulate and review the broad policies and programmes of the University and suggest measures for the development of the University;
(b) to advise on matters relating to the duration of the courses, degrees and other academic distinctions to be conferred by the University, admission standards and other academic matters;
(c) to lay down policy regarding cadres, methods of recruitment and conditions of service of employees, institution of scholarships and fellowships, levying of fees and other matters of common interest;
(d) to examine the development plans of the University and to approve such of them as are considered necessary and also to indicate broadly the financial implications of such approved plans;
(e) to examine the annual budget estimates of the University and to recommend to the Central Government the allocation of funds for that purpose;
(f) to lay down the policy and take decisions on questions of policy relating to the administration and working of the University;
(g) to institute courses of study;
(h) to make Statutes;
(i) to institute and appoint persons to academic as well as other posts;
(j) to make necessary recommendation in matters for the furtherance of the objective of the University;
(k) to consider and direct the Executive Council to amend or repeal Ordinances;
(l) to consider and pass resolutions on the annual report, annual accounts and the budget estimates of the University for the next financial year, together with a statement of its development plans, submitted by the Executive Council and Academic Council, as it thinks fit;
(m) to delegate any of its powers to the Executive Council, Vice-Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellors, Deans, Registrar or any authority of the University or to a committee or to any other officer or employee, of the University;
(n) to exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed upon it by this Act or the Statutes.
(4) The Governing Body shall have the power to appoint such committees as it considers necessary for the exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties under this Act.
Title: Executive Council.
(1) The Executive Council shall be the principal executive body of the University.
(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall be the ex officio Chairperson of the Executive Council.
(3) The constitution of the Executive Council, the term of office of its members and its powers and functions shall be such as may be laid down in the Statutes:
Provided that such number of members as may be laid down in the Statutes shall be from among the members of the Governing Body.
Title: Academic Council.
The Academic Council of the University shall consist of the following persons, namely:--
(a) the Vice-Chancellor shall be the ex officio Chairperson of the Academic Council;
(b) the professors appointed or recognised as such by the University for the purpose of imparting instruction;
(c) three persons to be appointed by the Governing Body from among persons of national or international eminence in the industry or academia having relevance to the objects of the University;
(d) two persons, not being employees of the University, to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor, from amongst educationists of repute;
(e) one person with wide experience in policing and internal security on rotation from States and Union territories to be nominated by the Central Government; and
(f) two persons from international universities to be nominated by the Governing Body.
Title: Functions of Academic Council.
The Academic Council shall be the principal academic body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes and Ordinances made thereunder, co-ordinate and exercise control and general supervision over the academic policies of the University and shall be responsible for the maintenance of standards of learning, education, instruction, evaluation and examinations within the University and shall exercise such other powers and perform such other functions as may be conferred or imposed upon it by the Statutes.