Sections Particulars
1 Short title and commencement
1.     This Act may be called the Central Universities Act, 2009. 2.     It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 15th day of January, 2009. ...
2 Definitions
2. Definitions. – In this Act, and in all Statutes made hereunder, unless the context otherwise requires,- a.     "Academic Council" means the Academic Cou...
3 Establishment of Universities
3. Establishment of Universities. – 1.     The Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya in the State of Chhattisgarh and Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya in the S...
4 Effect of establishment of Universities
4. Effect of establishment of Universities. - On and from the date of commencement of this Act,- a.     any reference to Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Doct...
5 Objects of University
The objects of the University shall be to disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning a...
6 Powers of University
1.     The University shall have the following powers, namely:-               i.        to provide for instructions in such branches of learning like natu...
7 University open to all castes, creed, race or class
The University shall be open to persons of either sex and of whatever caste, creed, race or class, and it shall not be lawful for the University to adopt or ...
8 Visitor of University
8. Visitor of University. – 1.     The President of India shall be the Visitor of the University. 2.     The Visitor may, from time to time, appoint one or...
9 Officers of University
The following shall be the officers of the University, namely:- 1.     the Chancellor; 2.     the Vice-Chancellor; 3.     the Pro-Vice-Chancellor; 4.   ...
10 Chancellor
1.     The Chancellor shall be appointed by the Visitor in such manner as may be prescribed by the Statutes. 2.     The Chancellor shall, by virtue of his...
11 Vice-Chancellor
11. Vice-Chancellor. – 1.     The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Visitor in such manner as may be prescribed by the Statutes. 2.     The Vice-C...
12 Pro-Vice-Chancellor
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed in such manner and on such terms and conditions of service, and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties...
13 Deans of Schools
13. Deans of Schools. - Every Dean of School shall be appointed in such manner, and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties, as may be prescribed ...
14 Registrar
1.     The Registrar shall be appointed in such manner, and on such terms and conditions of service, as may be prescribed by the Statutes. 2.     The Regi...
15 Finance Officer
The Finance Officer shall be appointed in such manner, and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties, as may be prescribed by the Statutes. ...
16 Controller of Examinations
The Controller of Examinations shall be appointed in such manner and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties, as may be prescribed by the Statutes...
17 Librarian
The Librarian shall be appointed in such manner and on such terms and conditions of service, and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties, as may b...
18 Other officers
The manner of appointment and powers and duties of other officers of the University shall be prescribed by the Statutes. ...
19 Authorities of University
19. Authorities of University. – The following shall be the authorities of the University, namely:- 1.     the Court; 2.     the Executive Council; 3.    ...
20 The Court
1.     The constitution of the Court and the term of office of its members shall be prescribed by the Statutes: Provided that such number of members, as may...
21 Executive Council
1.     The Executive Council shall be the principal executive body of the University. 2.     The constitution of the Executive Council, the term of office ...
22 Academic Council
22. Academic Council. 1.     The Academic Council shall be the principal academic body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, t...
23 Boards of Studies
. Boards of Studies. The constitution, powers and functions of the Boards of Studies shall be prescribed by the Statutes....
24 Finance Committee
The constitution, powers and functions of the Finance Committee shall be prescribed by the Statutes. ...
25 Other authorities of University
25. Other authorities of University. – The constitution, powers and functions of other authorities, as may be declared by the Statutes to be the authorities ...
26 Powers to make Statutes
26. Powers to make Statutes. – Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:- a.     the ...
27 Statutes, how to be made
27. Statutes, how to be made. – 1.     The first Statutes are those set out in the Second Schedule to this Act. 2.     The Executive Council may, from time...
28 Power to make Ordinances
1.     Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Ordinances may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:- a.     the admis...
29 Regulations
29. Regulations. – The authorities of the University may make Regulations, consistent with this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, for the conduct of their...
30 Annual report
30. Annual report. – 1.     The annual report of the University shall be prepared under the direction of the Executive Council, which shall include, among o...
31 Annual accounts
31. Annual accounts. – 1.     The annual accounts and balance-sheet of the University shall be prepared under the direction of the Executive Council and sha...
32 Returns and information
The University shall furnish to the Central Government such returns or other information with respect to its property or activities as the Central Government...
33 Conditions of service of employees, etc.
1.     Every employee of the University shall be appointed under a written contract, which shall be lodged with the University and a copy of which shall be ...
34 Procedure of appeal and arbitration in disciplinary cases against students
1.     Any student or candidate for an examination whose name has been removed from the rolls of the University by the orders or resolution of the Vice-Chan...
35 Right to appeal
35. Right to appeal. – Every employee or student of the University or of a College or Institution maintained by the University shall, notwithstanding anything...
36 Provident and pension funds
36. Provident and pension funds. – 1.     The University shall constitute for the benefit of its employees such provident or pension fund or provide such in...
37 Disputes as to constitution of authorities and bodies
37. Disputes as to constitution of authorities and bodies. – If any question arises as to whether any person has been duly elected or appointed as, or is ent...
38 Filling of casual vacancies
38. Filling of casual vacancies. – All casual vacancies among the members (other than ex officio members) of any authority or other body of the University sh...
39 Proceedings of authorities or bodies not invalidated by vacancies
39. Proceedings of authorities or bodies not invalidated by vacancies. – No act or proceedings of any authority or other body of the University shall be inval...
40 Protection of action taken in good faith
40 . Protection of action taken in good faith. – No suit or other legal proceedings shall lie against any officer or other employee of the University for any...
41 Mode of proof of University record
Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 or in any other law for the time being in force, a copy of any receipt, application, noti...
42 Power to remove difficulties
42. Power to remove difficulties. – 1.     If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order pub...
43 Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations to be published in the Official Gazette and to be laid before Parliament
43. Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations to be published in the Official Gazette and to be laid before Parliament. – 1.     Every Statute, Ordinances or Reg...
44 Transitional provisions
44. Transitional provisions. – Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act and the Statutes,- a.     the first Chancellor and the first Vice-Chancellor s...
45 Amendment of Madhya Pradesh Act 22 of 1973
45. Amendment of Madhya Pradesh Act 22 of 1973. – 1.     In the Madhya Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam, 1973, in the Second Schedule, the entries relating...
46 Amendment of President's Act 10 of 1973
46. Amendment of President's Act 10 of 1973. – 1.     In the Uttar Pradesh State Universities Act, 1973,- a.     in sub-section (1) of section 4, the words...
47 Repeal and savings
47. Repeal and savings. – 1.     The Central Universities Ordinance, 2009 is hereby repealed. 2.     Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any acti...
Schedule Schedule
Schedule [See sections 2 (o) and 38]1.     Anthrax. 2.     Aujeszky's disease. 3.     Bluetongue. 4.     Brucellosis. 5.     Crimean Congo haemorrha...
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