Section 22 in The Central Universities Act, 2009

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 the Ordinances, 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 members and its powers and functions shall be prescribed by the Statutes: Provided that such number of members as may be prescribed by the Statutes shall be from among the elected members of the Court.

Title: Boards of Studies

Description: The constitution, powers and function of the Boards of Studies shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Finance Committee.

Description: The constitution, powers and functions of the Finance Committee shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Other authorities of University.

Description: The constitution, powers and functions of other authorities, as may be declared by the Statutes to be the authorities of the University, shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Powers to make Statutes

Description: Subject to the provision of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the constitution, powers and functions of authorities and other bodies of the University, as may be constituted from time to time; (b) the appointment and continuance in office of the members of the said authorities and bodies, the filling up of vacancies of members, and all other matters relating to those authorities and other bodies for which it may be necessary or desirable to provide; (c) the appointment, powers and duties of the officers of the University and their emoluments; (d) the appointment of teachers, academic staff and other employees of the University, their emoluments and conditions of service; (e) the appointment of teachers and academic staff working in any other University or organisation for a specific period for undertaking a joint project; (f) the conditions of service of employees including provisions for pension, insurance, provident fund, the manner of termination of service and disciplinary action; (g) the principles governing the seniority of service of the employees of the University; (h) the procedure for arbitration in cases of dispute between employees or students and the University; (i) the procedure for appeal to the Executive Council by any employee or student against the action of any officer or authority of the University. (j) the conferment of autonomous status on a College or an Institution or a Department; (k) the establishment and abolition of Schools, Departments, Centres, Halls, Colleges and Institutions; (l) the conferment of honorary degrees; (m) the withdrawal of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions; (n) the management of Colleges and Institutions established by the University; (o) the delegation of powers vested in the authorities or officers of the University; (p) the maintenance of discipline among the employees and students; and (q) all other matters which by this Act are to be, or may be, provided for by the Statutes.

The Central Universities Act, 2009