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BOARDS OF STUDIES.
1. There shall be Boards of Studies for the following Departments of studies :-.
(1) English; (2) Greek, Latin, French, and German; (3) Sanskrit and Sanskritic languages ; (4) Arabic, Persian, and Urda; (5) Mathematics ; (6) Experimental and Mathematical Physics ; (7) Chemistry; (8) Biology and Geology ; (9) Mental and Moral Science ; (10) History, Political Economy, and Geography.
2. No Board shall consist of fewer than six or more than sixteen members.
The members of the respective Boards shall be appointed by the Faculty of Arts from among their own members, shall sever. ally hold office for five years from the date of appointment, and shall be eligible for re-appoinment.
4. Any member who does not attend any meeting of a Board for two years consecutively shall be considered to have vacated his seat at that Board.
5. Each Board shall elect its own President. Every meeting of a Board shall be convened by its President, or, in his absence, by the Senior Fellow belonging to that Board. Three members shall constitute a quorum.
The President of a Board shall convene a special meeting of the Board on the requisition of three or more members of the Board.
6. The duties of the Boards shall be to recommend the textbooks required from year to year, to recommend the courses of study in their respective departments, to advise the Syndicate on all matters regarding the appointment of Examiners in their respective departments that may be referred to them by the Syndicate, and to consider and report on all other matters referred to them by the Syndicate, the Faculty of Arts or the Senate.
7. No member shall be elected to more than four Boards.
8. All meetings of the Boards shall be convened through the Registrar, who shall keep a record of the proceedings of the meetings.
BOARD OF ACCOUNTS.
1. A Board of Accounts, consisting of three Fellows of the University, not being members of the Syndicate, shall be appointed annually by the Senate at its Annual Meeting.
2. The Board shall meet ordinarily once in three months, and at other times when convened by the Vice-Chancellor. The three members shall constitute a quorum.
3. The Board shall prepare the University Budget, examine and audit the University Accounts and the Accounts of Endowments and Trust Funds, consider ways and means and the financial effects of any important measures in contemplation, and make recommendations, when necessary, to the Syndicate on all matters relating to the finances of the University. It shall also make an annual report to the Senate on the special features of the finances of the last preceding year.
4. Members of the Board shall hold office until the next annual meeting of the Senate. They shall be eligible for re-appointment at the expiration of their term of office. All vacancies in the Board occurring in the course of the year, shall be filled up by persons appointed by the Syndicate.
1. The Executive Government of the University shall be vested in a Syndicate consisting of the Vice-Chancellor and ten of the Fellows, who shall be elected for one year by the several Faculties, in the following proportions :
Five by the Faculty of Arts.
One by the Faculty of Engineering. 2. The elections, both of the Presidents of the Faculties and of the Members of the Syndicate, shall take place before the Annual Meeting of the Senate, and the names of the persons elected shall be declared at such Meeting.
3. The Syndicate shall meet ordinarily once a month, and at other times when convened by the Vice-Chancellor, or in his absence from Calcutta, or when the office of Vice-Chancellor should happen to be vacant, by the Senior Member of the Syndicate.
4. All members of the Syndicate must be resident in or near Calcutta. If any member be temporarily absent from Calcutta, the President of his Faculty may appoint a member to officiate during his absence. Should the period of absence exceed three months, the Vice-Chancellor may declare his place vacant.
5. On every vacancy in the Syndicate, caused by death, resignation, absence from Calcutta, or otherwise, the Faculty by whom the Member causing the vacancy was elected, shall proceed to elect a new Member for the remainder of the current year.
6. If any Faculty omit to elect a Member of the Syndicate within one month after a vacancy occurs, the Vice-Chancellor may appoint one from among the Members of that Faculty.
7. Four Members of the Syndicate shall constitute a quorum, and all questions shall be decided by a majority of the votes of the members present.
8. The Vice-Chancellor, or, in his absence, the Senior Fellow present, shall preside at all Meetings of the Syndicate, and if the votes, including that of the President, are equally divided the President shall have a casting vote.
9. It shall be the duty of the Syndicate to appoint, and if necessary to remove, the Examiners and all other officers of the University, except the Registrar; to make rules for the conduct of examinations in conformity with the Regulations, and to fix the times at which they shall be held; to grant degrees, bonours, and rewards ; to keep the Accounts of the University; and to correspond on the business of the University with the Government and all other authorities and persons.
10. During the year, between the Annual Meetings of the Senate, the Syndicate may appoint any Member of the Senate to any one or more of the Faculties, and
any Member from one Faculty to another.
11. The Syndicate shall, from time to time, frame such Bye-laws and Regulations as may be necessary, subject to the approval of the Senate. Each Faculty shall report on any subject that may be referred to it by the Syndicate.
12. Any Faculty, or any Member or number of Members of the Senate, may make any recommendation to the Syndicate, and may propose any Bye-law or Regulation for the consideration of the Syndicate.
13. The decision of the Syndicate on any such recommevdation or proposition, or any matter whatever, may be brought before the Senate by any Member of the Senate at one of its Meetings, and the Senate may approve, revise, or modify any such decision, or may direct the Syndicate to review it.
14. No question shall be considered by the Senate that has not, in the first instance, been considered and decided on by the Syndicate.
THE REGISTRAR. 1. The Registrar shall be appointed by the Senate at the Annual Meeting. He shall be appointed for two years only, but at the end of every such term he may be re-appointed. The term of office of the Registrar shall commence on the first day of May next following his election. If a vacancy occur in the office of Registrar between two Annual Meetings of the Senate, the Syudicate shall appoint a person to officiate until the next first day of May.
* The ex-officio Fellows of the University are always the Senior Fellows in order of official precedence. The seniority of the other Fellows mentioned in the Act of Incorporation is according to the order in which their names appear there. The seniority of all other Fellows is according to the date and order of their appointment.
2. It shall be competent to the Syndicate at their discretion to grant leave of absence for short periods to the Registrar, when such leave can be granted without public inconvenience or extra expense. It shall also be competent to the Syndicate once during the Registrar's two years' tenure of office to grant him leave of absence on medical certificate, without forfeiture of salary for a period not exceeding three months provided that a satisfactory arrangement can be made without extra expense for the discharge of the Registrar's duties during his absence. Should it be necessary for the Registrar, after enjoying one such leave of absence, to be absent a second time (otherwise than for a short period as already provided), or should it be necessary for the Registrar at any time to be absent for more than three months, the office Registrar shall thereupon., become vacant. 3.
The Registrar shall be the custodian of the Records, Library, Common Seal, and such other property of the University as the Syndicate shall commit to his charge.
4. All Meetings of the Senate, the Syndicate, and the Faculties sball be convened through the Registrar, who shall keep a record of the procedings of such Meetings.
ENTRANCE EXAMINATION. 1. The Entrance Examination shall commence annually at such time as the Syndicate shall determine (the date to be approximately notified in the Calendar for the year) and shall be held in Calcutta and in such other places* as shall from time to time be appointed by the Syndicate.
2. Any person, wherever he shall have been educated, may be admitted to the Entrance Examination.
3. Every candidate for admission to the Entrance Examination shall send his application, with a certificate in the form entered in Appendix A, either to the Registrar or to a local officer recognised by the Syndicate. Every such application must reach the office of the Registrar at least six weeks before the date fixed for the commencement of the Examination.
4. A fee of ten rupees shall be payable by each candidate. No candidate shall be admitted unless he shall have paid this fee to the Registrar or to a local officer recognised by the Syndicate. A candidate who fails to pass, or to present himself for examination, shall not be entitled to claim a refund of the fee. A candidate may be admitted to one or more subsequent Entrance Examinations on payment of a like fee of ten rupees on each occasion.
5. The Entrance Examination shall be conducted by means of printed papers, the same papers being used at every place at which the Examination is held.
6. At the Entrance Examination every candidate shall be examined in the following subjects :
The following places have already been appointed :Akyab, Barisal, Bassein, Berhampur, Bhagalpor, Burdwan, Chittagong, Cooch Behar, Dacca, Darjeeling, Debrugarh, Gauhati, Hazaribagh, Haghli, Katak, Krishnagar, Mandalay, Manlmein, Midnapar, Pabna, Patna, Paralia, Rampur-Baulia, Ranchi, Rangoon, Shillong, Silchar, and Sylhet.