Section 23 in The University of Allahabad Act, 2005

Title: The 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 its members and its powers and functions shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: The Finance Committee

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

Title: Other authorities

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

Title: The Faculties and Departments.

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

Title: Power to make Statutes.

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the constitution, powers and functions of the 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 and conditions of service; (d) the appointment of teachers, academic staff and other employees of the University, their emoluments and conditions of service; (e) the recognition of persons as University recognised teachers; (f) the declaration of persons working in other Universities or other organisations as teachers of the University for a specified period; (g) the conditions of service of employees of the University including provisions for pension, insurance and provident fund, the manner of termination of service and disciplinary action relating to such employees; (h) the principles governing the seniority of service of the employees of the University; (i) the procedure for arbitration in cases of dispute between employees or students and the University; (j) the procedure for appeal to the Executive Council by any employee or student against the action of any officer or authority of the University; (k) the conditions under which colleges and institutions may be admitted to the privileges of the University and the withdrawal of such privileges; (l) the establishment and abolition of Faculties, Departments, University Institutes, Centres and University Colleges; (m) the conferment of autonomous status on a college or institution or a Department and the withdrawal of such status; (n) the conferment of honorary degrees; (o) the withdrawal of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions; (p) the registration of graduates; (q) the delegation of powers vested in the authorities or officers of the University; (r) the maintenance of discipline among the employees and students; and (s) all other matters which by this Act are to be or may be provided for by the Statutes.

The University of Allahabad Act, 2005