as the Chancellor
- The Governor of Bihar shall be the Chancellor and shall, by
virtue of his office, be the head of the University and the
President of the Senate, and shall, when present, preside over
meetings of the Senate, and at any convocation of the
- The Chancellor shall have the powers to inspect the
University, its buildings, laboratories, workshops and
equipments, any College or hostel, the teaching or examinations
conducted, or any act done by the University, and to get such
inspection done by such person or persons who may be directed by
him and to inquire or to cause an inquiry made, in like manner,
in respect of any matter connected with the University
shall be the duty of the officers of the concerned University
and College to render necessary assistance in such inspection
provided that the Chancellor shall, in every case, inform the
Vice Chancellor of his intention to inspect or inquire or to get
the inspection or inquiry conducted and the University shall be
entitled to representation therein].
- (a) The Chancellor may send the
results of such inspection or inquiry to the Vice Chancellor and
the Vice Chancellor shall communicate the views of the
Chancellor to the Syndicate and the Academic Council.
2(b) The Syndicate and the Academic
Council shall report to the Chancellor within the specified
period, such action, if any as has been taken or is proposed to
be taken upon the results of such inspection or enquiry.
(c) Where the Syndicate and the Academic Council fail to take
action up to the satisfaction of the Chancellor within a
reasonable time, the Chancellor may after considering the
explanation furnished or representation filed by the Syndicate
and the Academic Council, give such direction as he considers
fit and the Syndicate and the Academic Council shall at once
comply: Provided that notwithstanding
anything contained in sub-section (3) the Chancellor, if he
deems necessary, on the basis of report received from the Vice
Chancellor or otherwise, may call for explanation from any
teacher or officer of the University or colleges affiliated to
it and after the consideration on the charges, issue such
direction as he deems fit, and the Vice Chancellor, the
Syndicate and the Academic Council or the Governing Body or Ad
Hoc Committee, as the case may be, shall comply with it within
the specified period.
- 1 The
Chancellor may, by order in writing, annul any proceeding or
order of the University which is not in conformity with this
Act, the statutes, the Ordinance or the Regulation or for which
adequate reason is lacking provided that before making any such
order or direction he shall call upon the University to show
cause within the time specified why such order or direction
should not be made, and if any cause is shown within the said
time limit, he shall consider the same.
- Every proposal for the conferment of
an honorary degree shall be subject to confirmation of the
- Where power is conferred upon him by
this Act or the Statutes to nominate persons to authorities and
bodies of the University, the Chancellor shall, to the extent
necessary and without prejudice to such power, nominate persons
to represent interests not otherwise represented.
- 3 (1)
The Chancellor shall have the power to transfer the officers and
teachers of the Universities from one University to another or
in the same University on the same post or on any other
equivalent post; the transferees shall retain their respective
(2) The Chancellor shall have the power to issue direction to
the Universities in the administrative or academic interest of
the Universities which he considers to be necessary. The
direction issued by the Chancellor shall be implemented by the
Vice Chancellor, Syndicate, Senate and other bodies of the
Universities as the case may be.
(3) Any person aggrieved by such order of the Chancellor may
file representation to the Chancellor, who on consideration of
the representation shall have the power to affirm, modify or
rescind his earlier order and pass such other order or orders
which he may deem fit and proper.
- The Chancellor shall have such other
powers as are conferred on him by this Act or the statutes.
- Subs. by Act 68 of 1982.
- Ins. by ibid.
- Ins. by Amdt. Act 3 of 1990 and sub-section (7) renumbered
as sub-section (8).