15. Powers and functions of the Academic Council
Subject to the Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, the Academic Council shall, in addition to all other powers vested in it, have the following powers, namely:-
(a) to exercise general supervision over the academic policies of the University and to give directions regarding methods of instructions, co-ordinating teaching among the Institutions and evaluation of research or improvement in academic standards;
(b) to bring about inter-School co-ordination, to establish or appoint committees or boards, for taking up projects on an inter-School basis;
(c) to consider matters of general academic interest either on its own initiative or on a reference by a School or the Executive Council and to take appropriate action thereon; and
(d) to frame such regulations and rules consistent with the Statutes and the Ordinances regarding the academic functioning of the University, discipline, residence, admissions, award of fellowships and studentships, fees, concessions, corporate life and attendance.