The Aryabhatta Knowledge University Act, 2008

Section 10

10. Vice-Chancellor
(1) The Vice-Chancellor shal be an academic and scholar of eminence having experience of managing institutions of higher education. 2[“(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Chancellor in consultation with the State Government from a panel of 3-5 names recommended (the names being arranged in the alphabetical order) by a committee constituted under sub-section (3).” Provided that if the Chancellor does not approve of any of the persons so recommended he may call for the fresh recommendations; (3) The Committee referred to in sub-section (2) shall consist of three members whom one shall be nominated by the Executive Council, one by the Chancellor and one by the Government; and the member nominated by the Government shall be convener of the committee: Provided that none of the members of the Committee shall be an employee of the University: Provided further that the panel shall be prepared from out of candidates who submit their curriculum vitae or is sponsored by some reputed persons or institutions in the field of Science , Medical/ Dental Science, Technology, Mangement or any other relevant fields. (4) The first Vice Chancellor shall be appointed by the Government till the sub-section (3) becomes operational. (5) The Vice Chancellor shall hold office for a term of three years from the date on which he enters upon his office and he shall be eligible for re-appointment for further terms: Provided that the Chancellor may require the Vice-Chancellor after his term has expired, to continue in office for such period, not exceeding a total period of one year as may be specified by him; (6) The emoluments and other conditions of service of the Vice-Chancellor shall be as prescribed by Statutes; (7) If the office of the Vice-Chancellor becomes vacant due to death, resignation or otherwise or if he is unable to perform his duties due to ill health or any other cause, the Chancellor shall have the authority to designate any eminent person to _____________________________________ 1. Subs. by Act 9 of 2013. 2. Ins. by Act 17 of 2015.
Perform the functions of the Vice Chancellor until the new Vice Chancellor assumes his office or until the existing Vice Chancellor attends to the duties of his office, as the case may be.

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