City University of Science and Information Technology Peshawar Ordinance 2001

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CITY UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PESHAWAR ORDINANCE, 2001

ORDINANCE XX OF 2001

An Ordinance to provide for the establishment of a University in the name of City University of Science and Information Technology at Peshawar

[Gazette of N.‑W. F. P., Extraordinary, 30th August, 2001]

No. 1egis.1(10)2001/4435‑40, dated 3‑8‑2001.‑‑The following Ordinance by the Governor of the North‑West Frontier Province is hereby published for general information:‑‑

Whereas it is expedient to provide for the establishment of the City University of Science and Information Technology at Peshawar, in Private Sector, and for matters ancillary thereto;

And whereas the Governor of the North‑West Frontier Province is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action:

Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, as amended up-to-date, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, read with Article 4 of the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No.9 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the North‑West Frontier Province is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:

[Gazette of N.-W. F. P., Extraordinary, 30th August, 2001]

No. 1egis.1(10)2001/4435-40, dated 3-8-2001.--The following Ordinance by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is hereby published for general information:--

THE SCHEDULE

THE FIRST STATUTES (See section 23)

1. The Faculties. ---There shall be a faculty for an Academic Department or a group of Academic Departments. The University shall include the following faculties and such other faculties, as may be prescribed-

(i) Faculty of Natural Sciences;

(ii) Faculty of Social Sciences;

(iii) Faculty of Management Sciences;

(iv) Faculty of Information Technology and Computer Science;

(v) Faculty of Arts;

(vi) Faculty of Oriental Sciences;

(vii) Faculty of Law;

(viii) Faculty of Education;

(ix) Faculty of Bio-Technologies;

(x) Faculty of Medicine (As per approval of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and Government);

(xi) Faculty of Engineering (As per approval of Pakistan Engineering Council and Government); and

(xii) Faculty of Architecture (As per approval of Council of Architecture and Town Planner of Pakistan and Government).

2. Board of Faculty.---(a) There shall be a Board of each Faculty which shall consist of--

(i) the Dean of the Faculty;

(ii) the Professors and the Head of the Academic Departments in Faculty;

(iii) one Member other than Professors and Head of each Academic Department to be nominated by the Head;

(iv) two teachers to be nominated by the Academic Council by reason of their specialized knowledge of the subject which, though not assigned to be faculty, have in the opinion of the Academic Council, important, ,bearing on the subject assigned to be Faculty;

(v) two experts in the field from outside the University to be appointed by the Board of Governors;

(vi) one member to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor;

(b) The members, other than ex-officio members, shall hold office for three years.

(c) The quorum for meeting of the Board of Faculty shall he one- half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

**3. Functions of the Board of Faculty.---**The Board of each Faculty shall, subject to the general control of the Academic Council and the Board of Governors, have the powers to--

(i) co-ordinate the teaching, and research work in the subjects assigned to the Faculty;

(ii) scrutinize the recommendations of the Board of Studies comprising the Faculty with regard to the appointment of paper-setter and examiners for undergraduate and post graduate examinations and to forward the panels of suitable paper setters and examiners for each examination to the Vice-Chancellor;

(iii) consider any other academic matter relating to the Faculty and report thereon to the Academic Council;

(iv) prepare a comprehensive annual report regarding the performance of each department comprising the Faculty for presentation to the Academic Council; and

(v) perform such other functions as may be prescribed under Statutes.

4. Dean.---(a) There shall be a Dean of each Faculty who shall be the Chairman and Convener of the Board of Faculty.

(b) The Dean shall be appointed by the President on 'the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor. He shall hold office for a period up to two years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

(c) The Dean shall present candidates for admission to degree (except honorary degree) in the courses` falling within the purview of the faculty.

(d) The Dean shall have such powers and duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Governors on the recommendations of the Vice -Chancellor.

5. Teaching Department and Head of the Department. ---(a) There shall be a Teaching Department for each subject or a group of subjects as may he prescribed by Regulations, and each Teaching Department shall be headed-by, Head of Department.

(b) The Head of a Teaching Department shall be appointed by the Board of Governors on the recommendations of the Vice-Chancellor for a period of two years, and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

(c) The Head of the Department shall plan, organize and supervise the work of the department and shall be responsible to the Dean for the work of his department.

(d) The Head of the Department shall, under the general supervision of the Vice-Chancellor and the Dean, exercise all administrative, financial and academic powers and such other duties or powers, as may be delegated to him.

(e) The Head of the Department shall prepare a comprehensive annual report on the performance of the department at the graduate and postgraduate levels, and faculty research and development, and submits it to the Dean of the Faculty for his evaluation and submission to relevant Authorities.

6. Board of Advanced Studies and Research.---(a) The Board of Advanced Studies and Research shall consist of--

(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman);

(ii) all the Deans

(iii) one University Professor from each faculty, having experience in research, to be appointed by Academic Council;

(iv) one University Professor from each faculty other than Dean to be appointed by the Board of Governors;

(v) one member to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor;

(vi) two members from Research and Development Organizations to be nominated by the Board of Governors;

(vii) the Registrar, who shall also be the Secretary of the Board.

(b) The term of office of the members of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research, other than ex-officio members, shall be three years:

(c) The quorum for a meeting of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research shall be one half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

7. Functions of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research.-- Functions of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research shall be;

(i) advise the authorities on all matters connected with the promotion of advanced studies, research and publications in the University;

(ii) consider and report to the Authorities on the in institution of research degrees in the University;

(iii) propose Regulations regarding the award of research degrees;

(iv) appoint supervisors for post graduate research students and to approve titles and synopses of their theses/dissertations;

(v) recommend panels of names of examiners for evaluation of their theses

(vi) perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes.

8. The Selection Board.---(a) The Selection Board shall consist of--

(ii) the Dean of the concerned Faculty;

(iii) the Head of the concerned Teaching Department;

(iv) one member of the Board of Governors to be nominated by the Board;

(v) one eminent scholar, other than members of the Board of Governors, to be nominated by it;

(vi) one member of the Partnership.

(b) The Registrar shall be the Secretary of the Selection Board:

(c) The members other than ex-officio members shell hold office for three years.

(d) The quorum for meeting of the Selection Board shall be four.

(e) No member who is a candidate for the post to which appointment is to be made shall take part in such proceedings of the Board.

(f) In selecting candidates for the posts of Professors and Associate Professors, the Selection Board shall co-operate or consult three experts in the subject concerned and in selecting candidates for the teaching posts two experts in the subject concerned, to be nominated by a Vice-Chancellor from a standing list of experts (revised from time to time) for each subject approved by the Board of Governors on the recommendations of the Selection Board.

**9. Functions of the Selection Board.---**The functions of the Selection Board shall be to--

(i) consider the applications and recommend to the Board of Governor the names of suitable candidates for appointment and may recommend suitable salary for the persons concerned;

(ii) consider all cases of promotion or selection of officers of the University and recommend the names of suitable candidates for such promotion selection to the Board of Governors;

(iii) in the event of an unresolved difference of opinion between the Selection d and the Board of Governors, the decision of the President shall prevail;

(iv) a President shall have the power to directly appoint a person of exception merit on an academic position for a specified period on such terms and conditions as he may determine.

10. The Finance Planning Committee.---(a) The Finance and Planning Committee shall consist of--

(ii) one Dean, to be nominated by the President;

(iii) once financial expert as a nominee, of the Partnership;

(iv) one member of the Board of Governors to be nominated by the Board of Governors.

(v) One member of the Academic Council to be nominated by the Academic Council;

(vi) Controller of Finance, who shall also be Secretary of the Committee.

(b) The term of office of the nominated members shall be two years;

(c) The quorum for a meeting of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be four members.

**11. Functions of the Finance and Planning Committee.---**The functions of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be--

(i) to pro se annual budget estimates, prepare annual statement of accounts, and advise the Board of Governors thereon;

(ii) to review periodically the financial position of the University;

(iii) to prepare long term and short term development plans; and

(iv) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

CHAPTER ‑ I

PRELIMINARY

1. Short title and commencement.‑‑‑(1) This Ordinance may be called the City University of Science and Information Technology (Peshawar), Ordinance, 2001.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Definition.‑‑‑In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context‑‑

(a) "Academic Council" means the Academic Council of the University;

(b) "Authority" means any of the Authorities of the University (as per provisions of this Ordinance);

(c) "Board of Governors" means the Board of Governors of the University;

(d) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board of Governors;

(e) "Controller of Examination" means the Controller of Examination of the University;

(f) "Controller of Finance" means the Controller of Finance of the University;

(g) "Dean" means the Head of a Faculty of the University;

(h) "Faculty" means a Faculty of the University;

(i) "Government" means Government of the North‑West Frontier Province;

(j) "Head" means Head of a Teaching Department of the University;

(k) "Partnership" means the partnership registered in the office of Registrar of Firms under the name of "City University of Science and Information Technology" N.‑W.F.P. Peshawar;

(l) "Patron" means the Patron of the University'

(m) "President" means the President of the, University;

(n) "Registrar" means the Registrar of the University;

(o) "Regulations", "Rules" and "Statutes" means the Regulations, the Rules and the Statutes respectively made or deemed to have been made under this Ordinance;

(p) "Teaching Department" means a Teaching Department established and maintained by the University;

(q) "University" means the City University of Science and Information Technology (Peshawar), established under this Ordinance;

(r) "University Teacher" means Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer and research staff engaged whole time by the University for teaching, undergraduate or post‑graduates classes, and such other, person as may be declared as "teachers" by Regulations;

(s) "UGC" means the University Grants Commission;

(t) "Vice‑Chancellor" means the Nice‑Chancellor of the University;

(u) "Vice‑President" means the Vice‑President of the University.

CHAPTER‑II

INCORPORATION

3. Establishment and Incorporation of the University. ‑‑‑(1) There shall be established a University, to be called the City University of Science and Information Technology (Peshawar), consisting of‑‑

(a) the President, the Vice‑President, the Vice‑Chancellor, members of the Partnership and Board of Governors, the Controller of Finance, the Deans, the Heads, the Registrar, and the Controller of Examinations;

(b) the members of such committees and other bodies as the respective Boards may establish;

(d) such other officers and members of the staff as may from time to time be specified by the respective Board.

(2) The University shall be a partnership by the name of the City University of Science and Information Technology (Peshawar), having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power, among others, to acquire, purchase, hold and dispose any property or investments and shall by the said name sue and be sued.

(3) The University shall receive and abide by the directives issued by the President from time to time in promoting and regulating the objectives of the University.

4. Powers and functions of the University.‑‑‑The University shall have the powers‑‑

(a) to provide for instruction and training in such branches of learning as it may deem fit, and to make provision for research, demonstrations and other services, and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge;

(b) to admit and examine students;

(c) to hold examinations and confer or award degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions on and to persons who have passed its examinations under prescribed conditions;

(d) to confer honorary degrees;

(e) to prescribe courses of studies in any branch of learning as the University may determine;

(f) to pursue research;

(g) to establish and support other facilities for education, training and research;

(h) to affiliate, or associate itself with other institutions and establish faculties in Pakistan or abroad for better discharge of its functions and responsibilities;

(i) to establish camp offices and branch campuses. in Pakistan or abroad:

(j) to enter into agreements, contracts and arrangements with universities, organizations, institutions, bodies, governments and individuals for the purpose of carrying out its functions and activities within the country and abroad;

(k) to decide teaching methods and strategies in order to ensure the most effective educational and training programmes;

(l) to provide for the teaching of specified courses and training for person not being the students of the University and grant certificates and diplomas to such persons:

(m) to recognize the examinations passed or the period of study spent at other universities or places of learning as equivalent to examinations or periods of study in the University, or to withdraw, such recognition;

(n) to affiliate/disaffiliate educational institutions in accordance with the procedure approved by the Board of Governors and subject to prior approval of the Government of North‑West Frontier Province; and

(o) to do all such other acts and things as may be required in furtherance of its objectives.

5. University open to all classes and creeds.‑‑The University shall be open to persons of either sex of whatever religion, race, creed, colour or domicile who are academically qualified for admission to the courses of study offered by the University; and no such person shall be denied the privileges of the University on the ground of sex, religion, creed, race, colour or domicile.

6. Teaching and examinations in the University.‑‑(1) The academic programmes of the University shall be conducted in the prescribed manner.

(2) The University may associate external examiners for the conduct of examinations.

**7. Authorities of the University.‑‑**The Authorities of the University shall consist of‑‑

(a) Academic council;

(b) Advanced Studies and Research Board;

(c) Board of Governors;

(d) Finance and Planning Committee;

(e) Selection Board; and any other Authority which may be constituted under this Ordinance.

**8. Officers of the University.‑‑**The following shall be the officers of the University‑‑

(a) The Patron;

(b) The President;

(c) The Vice‑President

(d) The Vice‑Chancellor

(e) The Deans;

(f) The Controller of Finance;

(g) The Heads of Teaching Departments;

(h) The Registrar;

(i) The Controller of Examinations: and

(j) Such other persons as may be specified by Statutes to be the officers.

9. Patron.‑‑(1) The Governor of North‑West Frontier Province shall be the Patron of the University.

(2) When present, the Patron shall preside at the convocations of the University. In his absence, the President of the University shall preside at the convocations.

(3) Every proposal to confer an honorary degree shall be subject to confirmation by the Patron.

**10. The President.----**President shall be appointed by the Partnership. Mr. Muhammad Sabur Sethi has been appointed as first President of the University by the Partnership.

11. Functions of the President.‑‑(1) The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the University.

(2) The President shall approve the draft Statutes proposed by the Board of Governors.

(3) The President shall appoint the Vice‑President, the Vice Chancellor, and the Controller of Finance.

(4) If the President is satisfied that the proceedings of any Authority or orders of any Officer are not in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance, the Statutes, the Regulation, or the Rules, he may, after calling upon such Authority or officer to show cause why such proceedings should not be annulled, by order in writing, annul such proceedings of orders.

(5) The President may remove any person from the membership of any Authority if such person‑‑

(a) has become of unsound mind; or

(b) has been incapacitated to function as members of such authority; or

(c) has been convicted by a Court of law or any offence involving moral turpitude or has been found including in any activity against the interest of the University.

(6) Should the President be incapacitated from acting as such due to absence or any other‑cause, a nominee of the President of Partnership shall work in his place.

(7) The President may cause an inspection or inquiry to be made on his own motion or on the request of the Government in respect of any matter connected with the affairs of the University and shall, from time to time, direct any person, or persons, to inquire into or carry out inspection of‑‑

(a) the University, its building, laboratories, libraries, and other facilities;

(b) any institution, department or hostel maintained by the University;

(c) the adequacy of financial and human resources;

(d) the teaching, research, curriculum, examination; and

(e) such other matters as may be specified by him.

(8) The President shall communicate to the respective Authorities his views with regard to the result of visitation and shall, after ascertaining the views of the respective authority, advise the Authority on the action to be taken by it.

(9) The respective Authority shall, within such time as may be specified by the President, communicate to him such action, if any, as has been taken or may be proposed to be taken upon the results of visitation.

(10) Where the respective Authority does not, within the time specified, take action to the satisfaction of the President, the President may issue such directions as he deems tit and the respective Authority shall comply with all such directions.

12. The Vice‑President.‑‑(1) Vice‑President shall be person of eminence, known for his contributions in the field of knowledge or services to society, and appreciated for his high moral and intellectual caliber.

(2) The Vice‑President shall be appointed by the President on such terms and conditions as the President may determine. He shall hold his office during the pleasure of the President.

(3) The Vice‑President shall perform such duties as may be assigned to him by the President.

13. The Vice‑Chancellor.‑‑(1) The Vice‑Chancellor, who shall be an eminent scholar and an educationist of distinction, shall be appointed by the President on such terms and conditions as the President tray determine and shall hold office during the pleasure of the President.

(2) At any time when the office of the Vice‑Chancellor is vacant or the Vice‑Chancellor is absent or unable to perform the functions of his office due to illness or some other reason, the President shall take necessary steps for smooth functioning of the University.

(3) The Vice‑Chancellor shall be the chief academic and administrative officer of the University. He shall be responsible for the implementation of the decisions and for the execution of the programmes of the University in accordance with the guidelines and policies formulated by the Partnership and Board of Governors.

(4) The Vice‑Chancellor shall also have powers‑‑

(a) to regulate the activities with the execution of programmes for instructions, training, research, and similar services;

(b) to authorize expenditure provided for in the approved budget and to re‑appropriate funds within the same major head of expenditure, in consultation with the Controller of Finance and report it to the Board of Governors in the next meeting:

(c) to sanction and re‑appropriate an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand rupees (Rs.100,000) for an unforeseen item not provided for in the budget, and report it to the Board of Governors in the next meeting:

(d) to appoint, with the approval of the Board of Governors, teachers, officers and members of the staff of the University and such other persons as may be necessary in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Board of Governors:

(e) to submit to the Board of Governors, in accordance with the rules of procedure reports on the activities of the University and the execution of the plans of work:

(f) to create and till temporary posts, where needed, for a period not exceeding six months: and

(g) to exercise and perform such other power and functions as may be prescribed.

14. Controller of Finance.‑‑‑(1) The President shall appoint the Controller of Finance on such terms and conditions as the President may determine he shall hold the office during the pleasure of the President.

(2) The Controller of Finance shall‑‑

(a) manage the property, the finances and the investments of the University;

(b) ensure that the funds of the University are spent for the purpose for which they are provided:

(c) be responsible for planning and development of the ongoing and future projects of the University:

(d) prepare the annual and revised budget estimates of the. University and present them to the Finance and Planning Committee and the Board of Governors:

(e) be responsible to arrange transfer of funds from the Partnership to the University should the latter face financial difficulties, similarly, with the approval of the President, he may transfer surplus funds from the University to the Partnership: and

(f) perform such other duties as may be prescribed.

15. Registrar.‑‑(1) The Registrar shall be whole‑time officer of the University and shall be appointed by the Board of Governors on such terms and conditions as it may determine.

(2) The Registrar shall‑‑

(a) be the custodian of the Common Seal and the academic records of the University:

(b) maintain a Register of Registered Graduates in the prescribed manner;

(c) perform such duties as may be prescribed.

16. Controller of Examinations.‑‑(1) The Controller of Examinations shall be a whole time officer of the University and shall be appointed by the Board of Governors on such terms and conditions, as it may be determined.

(2) The Controller of Examinations shall be responsible for all matters connected with the conduct of examinations and perform such other duties as may be prescribed.

**17. The Partnership.‑‑**The "Partnership" means the partnership registered in the office of Registrar of Firms under the name of "City University of Science and Information Technology" Peshawar.

**18. Powers and functions of the Partnership.‑‑**The Partnership shall exercise and perform the powers and functions as follows:

(a) to own, hold. Control and administer the property, funds and resources of the University and raise funds for the purpose of the University upon such security as may be required under Regulations;

(b) to undertake responsibility for the financial viability of the University including responsibility for ensuring effectiveness of its operations and their continuity;

(c) to consider and pass the resolution of the annual report, plan of work statement of accounts and the annual budget estimates as recommended by the Board of Governors;

(d) to appoint members of the Board and other Authorities in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance: and

(e) to approve arrangements through which other institutions may become affiliated or associated with the University, on the recommendations of the Board of Governors.

19. Board of Governors. ‑‑‑(1) The Board of Governors shall consist of the following:

(a) the Vice‑Chancellor, who shall be the Chairman of the Board of Governors;

(b) one person of eminence as nominee of the Patron;

(c) one nominee of the President

(d) Secretary, to Governor of N.W.F.P., Education Department, or his nominee not below the rank of Deputy Secretary;

(e) Chairman of the University Grants Commission or a member nominated by him;

(f) one Dean to be nominated by the Vice‑Chancellor;

(g) two nominees, of the Partnership;

(h) an eminent educationist to be nominated by the Board of Governors:

(i) one scientist of repute to be nominated by the Board of Governors

(j) one member from Commercial/Industrial Sector to be nominated by the President;

(k) a serving or a retired Judge to be nominated by the Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court, Peshawar;

(l) one Vice‑Chancellor of a Public Sector University, to be nominated by the President:

(m) Registrar, who shall also be the Secretary of the Board.

(2) Members of the Board of Governors, other than ex‑officio members, shall hold office for three years.

(3) No act or proceedings of the Board shall be invalid by reasons only of the existence of vacancy in or any defect in the constitution of the Board.

20. Powers and functions of the Board of Governors.‑‑‑(1) The Board of Governors shall exercise and perform the powers and functions as follows‑‑

(a) to formulate or improve the principles, policies and plans governing the activities and operations of the University so as to facilitate research, teaching and other academic work;

(b) to propose statutes;

(c) to prepare and revise, from time to time, rules and regulations t r the efficient and effective operation of the University;

(d) to create components of the University such as Faculties, Departments and institutes under its jurisdiction, and to constitute such standing committees, counsels and other administrative or academic advisory bodies as it deems necessary, and to review their work;

(e) to consider plans of work and annual budget of the University liar information of the Partnership;

(f) to call for and consider reports relating to the activities of the University and the execution of the plans of work and to ask the Vice- Chancellor to furnish information relating to ally matter specified by the Board of Governors;

(g) to create or abolish academic or administrative posts as it may deem necessary, and to approve appointments to such posts or terminations of the services of the incumbent as the case may be;

(h) to take all such initiatives as it may consider or desirable for the efficient and effective management and functioning of the University; and

(i) to appoint teachers and other employees equivalent to BPS‑17 and above on the recommendation of the Selection Board.

(2) The Board of Governors may delegate any of its powers to the Vice‑Chancellor or to any Officer or a Committee subject to such conditions as it may deem fit.

21. Meetings of the Board of Governors.‑‑‑(1) The Board of Governors shall meet preferably twice a year on dates to be fixed by the Vice‑Chancellor. A special meeting tray be called at any time by the Vice- Chancellor or on a request by a simple majority of the Board, to consider a matter of urgent nature.

(2) In the case of a special meeting, not less than ten clear days' notice shall be given to the members of the Boards; and the agenda of the meeting shall be restricted to the matter for which the special meeting is called.

(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Board shall he one half of its members a fraction being counted as one.

(4) The decision of the Board of Governors shall be expressed in terms of the views of the majority and voting of the members present. If the members are equally divided, the Chairman shall exercise a casting vote.

**22. Academic and Administrative staff.‑‑‑**The academic and administrative staff of the University shall be selected with a view to achieving its stated objectives. The basic criteria for their selection shall be the standards of competence, integrity and efficiency.

23. Statutes.‑‑‑(1) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, Statutes may be made to regulate or prescribe all or any of the following matters, namely‑‑

(a) terms and conditions of service of employees of the University including scales of pay, constitution of pension, insurance, gratuity, provident funds, benevolent fund and other fringe benefits;

(b) terms and conditions of contractual appointments of teachers, researchers and officers;

(c) establishment of Faculties, Teaching Departments and other academic units and divisions;

(d) powers and duties of officers and teachers;

(e) conditions under which the University may enter into arrangements with other public or private Organizations for purposes of instruction, research and other scholarly activities;

(f) conditions of appointment of Professors Emeritus and award of honorary degrees;

(g) efficiency and discipline of the employees of the University;

(h) acquisition and administration of properties and investments of the University; and

(i) all other matters which under this Ordinance are required to be or may be prescribed or regulated by Statutes.

(2) The Board of Governors for approval shall propose the draft of the Statutes to the President for approval.

(3) The President shall have the powers to assent to the Statutes submitted to him for approval, or refer them back to the Board of Governors for reconsideration.

(4) No Statute shall be valid until it has been approved by the President.

24. Regulations. ‑‑‑(1) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and the Statutes, Regulations may be made for all or any of the following matters, namely‑‑

(a) scheme of studies and research, including the duration of courses number of subjects or papers for examinations;

(b) syllabi and courses of study and research programmes leading to degrees, diplomas or certificates;

(c) conduct and supervision of examination, appointment of examiners, scrutiny, tabulation and declaration of results;

(d) determinations of fees and other charges for admission to various courses; examinations and hostel;

(e) maintenance of discipline among students and scheme for their welfare, with the specific condition that the Academic staff, Administrative staff and the students of the University shall not be allowed to indulge in politics and to form any union;

(f) institution of fellowships, scholarships, prizes, medals, honoraria and other financial assistance for students aid research scholars;

(g) conduct of convocation and form of academic costumes:

(h) conditions of residence of students;

(i) use of library; and

(j) all other academic matters which by this Ordinance or Statutes are to be or may be prescribed by Regulations.

(2) The Board of Governors shall have power to approve the Regulations submitted to it or refer them back to the Academic Council for re‑consideration.

(3) No Regulation shall be valid until the Board of Governors has approved it.

25. Rules.‑‑‑(1) The Authorities and other bodies of the University may make rules consistent with this Ordinance, the Statutes and the Regulations, to regulate the conduct of their business and the time and place of meetings and related matters.

(2) The Board of Governors may make Rules to regulate any matter relating to the affairs of the University, which under this Ordinance are not specifically required to be provided for by the Statutes or the Regulations.

26. University fund, audit and accounts.‑‑‑(1) The University shall have a Fund to which shall be credited income from fees, donations, trusts, bequests, endowments, grants, contributions and any other sources.

(2) The accounts of the University shall be maintained in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed by the rules.

(3) A Chartered Accountant appointed by the Board of Governors shall audit the accounts of the University each year within four months of the closing of the financial year.

(4) The accounts, together with the report of the auditor thereon, shall bye submitted to the Board of Governors for approval.

(5) The auditor's report shall certify that the auditor has complied with the standards of audit and certification laid down by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. A copy of the Audit Report shall be submitted to Government.

(6) The University shall transfer ten percent. (10%) of its annual gross income to the Partnership.

(7) The University shall transfer 0.5% of the first collection of funds from students to Government for the purpose of registration and welfare of students.

27. The Academic Council.‑‑‑(1) The Academic Council shall consist of‑‑

(a) the Vice‑Chancellor (Chairman);

(b) all the Deans;

(c) all the Heads of Departments/Institutes;

(d) all Professors and Associate Professors of the University;

(e) nominee of the Education Secretary not below the rank of Deputy Secretary;

(f) two Assistant Professors and two Lecturer to be nominated by the Board of Governors;

(g) three eminent persons, one each from the fields of arts, sciences and the professions, to be nominated by the Board of Governors;

(h) two professors from Public Sector Universities;

(i) advisor (Academics), UGC;

(j) the Registrar‑Member/Secretary.

(2) Members appointed by nomination shall hold office for three years.

(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Academic Council shall be one half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

28. Powers and duties of the Academic Council.‑‑‑(1) The Academic Council shall be the academic body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and the Statutes, have powers to lay down proper standards of instructions, research, publication, examinations and shall regulate and promote the academic life of University.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers and subject to the provision of this Ordinance and the Statutes, the Academic Council shall have the powers‑‑

(a) to, advise the Board of Governors on academic matters;

(b) to regulate the conduct of teaching, research, publication and examinations;

(c) to regulate the admission of students to the courses of studies and examinations in the University;

(d) to regulate the conduct and ,discipline of the students of the University;

(e) to propose to the Board of Governors Scheme for the constitution and organization of Faculties and Teaching Departments;

(f) to consider or formulate proposals for the planning and development of teaching and research in the University;

(g) to make Regulations prescribing the course of studies, the syllabi and the outline of tests for all University examinations, subject to the approval of the Board of Governors;

(h) to regulate the award of fellowships, scholarships, stipends, exhibitions, medals and prizes;

(i) to frame Regulations for submission to the Board of Governors;

(j) to appoint/nominate members to the various Authorities in accordance with the provision of this Ordinance; and

(k) to perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Statutes

**29. Constitution, functions and powers of other Authorities.‑‑‑**The constitution, functions and the powers of the Authorities for which no specific provision has been made in this Ordinance shall be such as may be prescribed by Statutes.

**30. Appointment of Committee by certain Authorities. ‑‑‑**The Board of Governors, the Academic Council and other Authorities may from time to time, appoint such standing, special or advisory committees as they may deem tit and may nominate such persons on these committees who are not members of the Authorities appointing the committees.

31. General Provision.‑‑‑(1) The University shall work within the provision of the National Education Policy and other laws or policies framed or amended by the Government, including the Federal Government from time to time.

(2) The University shall determine the salary structure of its employees.

(3) In case of academic staff, salary and fringe benefits shall be commensurate with his/her qualifications, experience, and publication.

32. First Schedule.----‑Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance, the Statutes set out in the Schedule, shall be deemed to be the Statutes framed under section 20 and shall remain in force until they are amended or replaced by new Statutes.

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33. Bar of jurisdiction.---No Court shall have jurisdiction to entertain any proceedings, grant any injunction or make any order in relation to anything done in good faith or purported to have been done or intended to be done under this Ordinance.

**34. Indemnity.‑‑‑**No suit or legal proceedings shall lie against Government, the University or any Authority or an employee of Government or the University or any person, in respect of anything, which is done, or purported to have been done in good faith, or is intended to or has been done under this Ordinance.

**35. Discipline. ‑‑‑**The University shall have power to supervise and control the discipline of the students of ‑the University and Institutes in the prescribed manner.

36. Removal of difficulties. ‑‑‑(1) if any question arises as to the interpretation of any of the provisions of the Ordinance, it shall be placed before the President through the legal advisor whose decision thereon shall be final.

(2) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to any of the provisions of this Ordinance, the President may make such order, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, as may appear to him to be necessary for removing the difficulty.

(3) Where this Ordinance makes any provision for anything to be done but no provision or no sufficient provision has been made in respect of the authority, who or the time at which, it shall be done, then it shall be done by such authority, at such time, or in such manner as the President may direct.

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