Section 8 in The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007

Title: Teaching at Institutes

Description: All teaching at each of the Institutes shall be conducted by or in the name of the Institute in accordance with the Statutes and Ordinances made in this behalf.

Title: Visitor

Description: (1) The President of India shall be the Visitor of every Institute. (2) The Visitor may appoint one or more persons to review the work and progress of any Institute and to hold inquiries into the affairs thereof and to report thereon in such manner as the Visitor may direct. (3) Upon receipt of any such report, the Visitor may take such action and issue such directions as he considers necessary in respect of any of the matters dealt with in the report and the Institute shall be bound to comply with such directions within reasonable time

Title: Authorities of Institutes

Description: The following shall be the authorities of an Institute, namely:-- (a) a Board of Governors; (b) a Senate; and (c) such other authorities as may be declared by the Statutes to be the authorities of the Institute.

Title: Board of Governors

Description: The Board of every 1[Institute mentioned in the First Schedule] shall consist of the following members, namely:-- (a) the Chairperson to be nominated by the Visitor; (b) the Director, ex officio; (c) two persons not below the rank of the Joint Secretary to the Government of India to be nominated by the Central Government from amongst persons dealing with technical education and finance; (d) two persons to be nominated by the Government of the State in which the 2[Institute mentioned in the First Schedule] is situated, from amongst persons, who, in the opinion of that Government, are technologists or industrialists of repute; (e) two persons, at least one of whom shall be a woman, having special knowledge or practical experience in respect of education, engineering or science to be nominated by the Council; 3*** (f) one professor and one assistant professor or a lecturer of the 2[Institute mentioned in the First Schedule] to be nominated by the Senate; 4[(g) the Director of the Indian Institute of Technology in whose zone the Institute is located, or his nominee, not below the rank of a Professor] 1. Subs. by s.8, ibid., for "Institute" (w.e.f. 7-6-2012). 2. Subs by Act 28 of 2012, s.8, for "Institute" (w.e.f. 7-6-2012). 3. The word "and" omitted by s. 8, ibid. (w.e.f. 7-6-2012). 4. Ins. by s.8, ibid. (w.e.f. 7-6-2012).

Title: Board of Institutes of Second Schedule and Third Schedule

Description: 1[11A. Boards of Institute of 2[Second Schedule and Third Schedule].-- The Board of every Institute mentioned in 3[the Second Schedule and the Third Schedule] shall consist of the following members, namely:-- (a) the Chairperson to be nominated by the Visitor; (b) Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of India, or his nominee not below the rank of the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, ex officio; (c) Director of the Institute, ex officio; (d) Director of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, ex officio; (e) Director of one of the Indian Institutes of Technology, to be nominated by the Central Government; (f) two Secretaries to the Government of India, to be nominated by the Central Government representing its Scientific or Industrial Ministries; (g) Chief Secretary of the State in which the Institute is located, or his nominee not below the rank of the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, ex officio; (h) two professors of the Institute to be nominated by the Senate; (i) two eminent scientists, to be nominated by the Council, having special knowledge of practical experience in respect of education, engineering or science, one of whom shall be a woman; and (j) Financial Advisor, Ministry of Human Resource Development, ex officio.] 1. Ins. by s.9, ibid. (w.e.f. 7-6-2012). 2. Subs. by Act 9 of 2014, s.6, for "Second Schedule" (w.e.f. 4-3-2014). 3. Subs. by s.6, ibid., for "the Second Schedule" (w.e.f. 4-3-2014).

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