Section 15 in The South Asian University Act, 2008

Title: Authorities of University

Description: The following shall be the authorities of the University— (a) the Executive Council, (b) the Academic Council, and (c) such other authorities as may be declared by the Governing Board in the Statutes to be the authorities of the University.

Title: Executive Council

Description: (1) The Executive Council shall be the executive body of the University and shall exercise powers to give effect to the directions or decisions of the President and the Governing Board. (2) The constitution of the Executive Council, the term of office of its members and its powers and functions shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Academic Council

Description: (1) The Academic Council shall be the principal academic body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes and Regulations, co-ordinate and exercise general supervision over the academic policies of the University. (2) The constitution of the Academic Council, the term of office of its members and its powers and functions shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Constitution of other authorities

Description: The constitution of the authorities under clause (c) of section 15, the terms of the office of the members of such authorities and their powers and duties shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Faculties and Departments

Description: (1) The University shall have such faculties as may be prescribed by the Statutes. (2) Each Faculty shall have such Departments or Schools of Studies as are prescribed by the Statutes, and each Department or Schools of Studies shall have such subjects of study as may be assigned to it by Regulations.

The South Asian University Act, 2008