Authorities, Statutory Bodies & Committees

Authorities, Statutory Bodies & Committees

The framework within which GC University operates is based upon it’s the GOVERNMENT COLLEGE UNIVERSITY, LAHORE 2002, Statutes and Ordinance (THE GOVERNMENT COLLEGE UNIVERSITY, LAHORE ORDINANCE 2002, XLVIII OF 2002) published in THE PUNJAB GAZETTE extraordinary issue (Tuesday September 10, 2002), and is implemented by a strong administrative backbone. As per Charter of the University the following are the authorities of the University:

The Syndicate vested with executive authority, presently comprises the following members. The tenure of office of members other than Ex-official members, shall hold office for three years. The number of members to constitute the quorum for a meeting of the Syndicate shall be eight.

  1. the Vice-Chancellor who shall be its Chairperson:
  2. the Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court or a Judge of the Lahore High Court nominated by him;
  3. three members nominated by the Punjab Assembly.
  4. the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Education Department or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary;
  5. the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Finance Department or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary;
  6. the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary;
  7. the Chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) or his nominee not below the rank of a whole time member of the Commission;
  8. one Vice-chancellor of any public University of the Punjab to be nominated by the Chancellor;
  9. three Deans of the faculty to be nominated by the Chancellor;
  10. three Directors of institutes to be nominated by the Vice Chancellor;
  11. four persons of eminence to be nominated by the Chancellor;
  12. Chairman Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Lahore,
  13. two Principals of constituent colleges to be nominated by the Government:
  14. two Principals of affiliated colleges to be nominated by the Government; and
  15. the Executive District Officer (Education), Lahore.

The Registrar shall be the Secretary of the Syndicate.

  1. the Vice-Chancellor who shall be its Chairperson:
  2. the Deans;
  3. the Directors of Institutes;
  4. the Principals of constituent colleges;
  5. the Principals of affiliated colleges;
  6. the Professors including Professors Emeritus;
  7. two Associate Professors, two Assistant Professors and two lecturers to be elected from amongst themselves;
  8. the Chairpersons of the Academic Departments;
  9. five persons to be nominated by the Chancellor:
  10. three persons of eminence to be nominated by the Syndicate;
  11. the Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Education Department or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary;
  12. the Executive District Officer (Education), Lahore;
  13. two persons from the private sector to be nominated by the Chancellor;
  14. two experts in the field of education to be nominated by the Chancellor;
  15. the Registrar (Member/Secretary)
  16. the Controller of Examinations; and
  17. the Chief Librarian.

(2) The members of the Academic Council, other than ex-officio members, shall hold office for three years; and if the office of any such member becomes vacant before the expire of such terms, such vacancy shall be filled in the prescribed manner.

(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Academic Council shall be one- third of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

There shall be a separate Board of Studies for each subject or group of subject, as may prescribed by Regulations.

  1. the Director of the Institute/Chairperson of the University Institute! Teaching Department
  2. all Professors and Associate Professors in the Institute/University Teaching Departments;
  3. two experts to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor;
  4. three teachers, other than University teachers, to be appointed by the Syndicate from Colleges; and
  5. one Assistant Professor and one Lecturer to be appointed by rotation in order of seniority from the Department concerned.

i. the Vice-Chancellor (Chairperson);
ii. the Deans;
iii. three University Professors other than Deans to be appointed by the Syndicate;
iv. three University teachers having research qualifications and experience to be appointed by the Academic Council; and
v. three teachers from affiliated colleges having research qualifications to be appointed by the Academic Council.

(2) The term of office of members of the Advanced Studies and Research Board, other than ex-officio members, shall be three years.

(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Advanced Studies and Research Board shall be one-half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

i. the Vice-Chancellor    (Chairperson)
ii. one Vice Chancellor of a general University to be appointed by the Chancellor;
iii. The Chairman or a member of the Punjab Public Service Commission to be nominated by the Chairman.
iv. the Dean of the School (Faculty) concerned;
v. the Chairperson of the Teaching Department/Director of the Institute and Principal of the Constituent College, concerned; and
vi. one member of the Syndicate and two other members to be appointed by the Syndicate; provided that none of them is an employee of the University.

the members other than ex-officio members shall hold office for three years.

i. the Vice-Chancellor
ii. one member of the Syndicate to be appointed by the Syndicate;
iii. two members of the Academic Council to be appointed by the Academic Council;
iv. the Secretary (Higher Education) or his nominee;
v. the Secretary Finance Department or his nominee;
vi. the Treasurer: and
vii. the Registrar.

(2) The term of office of the appointed members shall be three years.

(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Finance and Planning Committee shall be three members.

i. a Chairperson to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor,
ii. two Professors to be nominated by the Academic Council:
iii. two Professors to be nominated by the Syndicate: and
iv. the teacher or officer-in-charge of students affairs by whatever name called (Member/Secretary)

(2) The term of office of the members of the Committee other than ex-officio members shall be two years

(3) The quorum for meeting of Discipline Committee shall be four Members.

Anti-Harassment Committee constituted under the provisions contained in ‘THE PROTECTION AGAINST HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT THE WORKPLACE ACT 2010’ shall consist of three members of whom at least one member shall be a woman. One member shall be from senior management and one shall be a senior representative of the employees. Two members can be co-opted from outside University if needed. A Chairperson shall be designated from among-est them.