Section 10 in The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007

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).

Title: Term of office of, vacancies among, and allowances payable to, members of Board

Description: Save as otherwise provided in this section,-- (a) the term of office of the Chairperson or other members of the Board shall be three years from the date of his nomination; (b) 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; (c) the term of office of a member nominated under clause (f) of section 11 1[and clause (h) of section 11A] shall be two years from the date of his nomination; (d) a casual vacancy shall be filled up in accordance with the provisions of section 11 1[or section 11A, as the case may be;] (e) 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; (f) the member of the Board shall be entitled to such allowances, if any, from the Institute as may be provided for in the Statutes but no member other than the members referred to in clauses (b) and (f) of section 11 1[and clauses (c) and (h) of section 11A] shall be entitled to any salary by reason of this clause. 1. Ins. by Act 28 of 2012, s. 10 (w.e.f. 7-6-2012).

Title: Powers and functions of Board

Description: (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Board of every Institute shall be responsible for the general superintendence, direction and control of the affairs of the Institute and shall exercise all the powers of the Institute not otherwise provided for by this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, and shall have the power to review the acts of the Senate. (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), the Board of every Institute shall,-- (a) take decisions on questions of policy relating to the administration and working of the Institute; (b) institute courses of study at the Institute; (c) make Statutes; (d) institute and appoint persons to academic as well as other posts in the Institute; (e) consider and modify or cancel Ordinances; (f) consider and pass resolutions on the annual report, the annual accounts and the budget estimates of the Institute for the next financial year as it thinks fit and submit them to the Council together with a statement of its development plans; (g) exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed upon it by this Act or the Statutes; (3) The Board 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.

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