The Students' Council consists of the following members :-
Ex - Officio Members
The Vice Chancellor who shall be the Chairman of the Council
The Chairman of the University Union
The General Secretary of the University Union
The Director, National Cadet Corps
The Officer-in-charge of the National Service Scheme in the University
The Director of Physical Education
The Director of Youth Affairs who shall be the Vice Chairman of the Council
Ten members, not being members of the Senate or the Academic Council, elected by the members of the General Council of the University Union from among themselves, of whom two shall be women.
Three members elected from among the full time students of the departments of the University in such manner as may be prescribed.
Two members, other than students, elected by the members of the Senate from among themselves.
One member elected by the members of the Syndicate from among themselves.
Five students who have distinguished themselves in academic field sports or fine arts, nominated by the Vice-Chancellor after giving due consideration to the representation of special interest.
A member nominated by the Vice-Chancellor in consultation with the Chairman of the University Union from among the elected Student members of the Council shall be the Secretary to the Council.
The members of the Students’ Council other than ex-officio members shall hold office for a term of one year from the date of their election or nomination, as the case may be.
Powers and duties of Students’ Council
Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Students’ Council shall have the following powers, duties and functions, namely:-
to make recommendations to the Syndicate and to the Academic Council in matters affecting the academic work of the students, such as the structure of courses and pattern of instruction, the corporate life of the University in so far as it concerns the students, and the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities in the University;
to make suggestions to the Syndicate and Academic Council in respect of all rules relating to discipline or welfare of the students, sports, working of literary and other societies, management of hostels, student homes and non-resident student centres, extension work, social work, students’ health, National Service Scheme and National Cadet Corps and such other matters as may be specified in the Statutes;
to communicate its views, observations and recommendations to any authority of the University in respect of any matter which concerns the students: Provided that if any question arises as to whether a matter does or does not concern the students, the question shall be decided by the Chairman of the Students’ Council and his decision shall be final;
to take such steps as are necessary for the general welfare of students;
to exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be conferred or imposed on it by this Act or the Statutes, Ordinances or Regulations.
The Vice-Chancellor shall cause to be laid before the Senate and the Students’ Council in such manner as may be prescribed by the Statutes, periodical reports detailing the recommendations and suggestions made by the Students’ Council and the action taken thereon by the authorities to which such recommendations and suggestions were made.