There shall be a board of studies for every subject or group of subjects as may be prescribed by the statutes.
Each board shall consist of-
Professors of university teaching departments and schools of studies in subjects for which the board is constituted;
Two heads of college departments in colleges teaching the said subject up to the post-graduate level to be nominated by the kulapati by rotation according to seniority;
One [associate professor] from the university teaching departments and schools of studies teaching the said subjects to be nominated by the kulapati by rotation according to seniority;
Two heads of colleges departments in college teaching the said subjects up to the degree level to he nominated by the kulapati by rotation according to seniority;
Not more than two teachers in the said subjects to be nominated by the kulapati;
One student to be appointed by the kulapati possessing the qualifications laid down in the statutes;
Two members to be co-opted by the board, one of whom shall be an expert from outside the university, and shall be from a recognised research institute, if any, in the subject or group of subjects for which the board is constituted;
Explanation. - for purposes of clause (vi), student shall mean person who-
is receiving instructions or carrying on research in any of the colleges or university teaching departments or schools of studies or any other institution of the university under the terms and conditions laid down in the ordinances; and
Has passed his higher secondary examination not earlier than seven years or his intermediate examination not earlier than six years before the date of his appointment. Proviso
The chairman of the board of studies shall be nominated by the kulapati from amongst the members of the board referred to in clause (i) of sub-section (2): provided that if there is no member under clause (i), the chairman shall be nominated by the kulapati from amongst the members of the board under clauses (ii) and (iii) of sub-section (2) :
Provided also that if there is no member under clauses (i), (ii) and (iii), the chairman shall be nominated from amongst the members of the board under clause (iv).
The term of the board of studies shall be three years :
Provided that the term of office of the student member of the board shall be one year.
Powers and functions of board of studies
Subject to the provisions of section 34-a, the board of studies shall have such powers and perform such functions as may be prescribed by the statutes.
Academic planning and evaluation board.
Academic planning and evaluation board shall consist of the following members, namely:-
The kulapati-ex-officio chairman;
(a) the rector;
Deans of faculties;
(a) Dean or director, as the case may be, of the college development council;
Three heads of university departments and schools of studies nominated by the kulapati;
Two college professors nominated by the kulapati;
Three scholars of repute not connected with the university nominated by the academic council;
Two representatives of industry, agriculture and commerce nominated by the kuladhipati.
Seven members of the board shall form a quorum.
The term of the academic planning and evaluation board shall be three years.
The academic planning and evaluation board shall have the following powers and perform the following duties, namely:-
To prepare the short term and long term plan of the university;
To consider and forward to the executive council with its recommendations the research projects and academic programmes proposed by the faculties and to bring about inter-faculty co-ordination for taking up projects or inter- faculty basis;
To suggest new academic programmes to the faculties and to do academic evaluation of affiliated colleges of the university from time to time;
To make proposals for the establishment of departments, institutions of research and specialised studies, laboratories and museums;
To make proposals for the institution of teaching posts and for prescribing the duties of such posts;
To evaluate from time to time the working of the university teaching departments, and school of studies;
To evaluate periodically the progress of the plan.
Boards To Be Constituted
There shall he such other boards in the university as may be prescribed by the statutes.
The constitution, term, powers, and duties of the boards constituted under sub- section (1) shall be such as may be prescribed by the statutes.