St. Aloysius College (Autonomous)

NAAC Accredited “A” Grade
(Affiliated to Mangalore University)

Regulations relating to:

Governing Body
Academic Council
Registrar (Evaluation)
Board of Studies
Board of Appointment of Examiners
Board of Examinations (BOS)
Finance Committee,
Grievances Redressal Cell
Committee to deal with Examination Mal Practices & Staff Council.

Framed under Mangalore University Statute governing grant of autonomy to the colleges, Units and functioning of autonomous colleges.


1. UGC Approval letter: F.13-2/2004(Desk-AC) Dated: 27-01-2005

2. Mangalore University letter: MU/ACC/CR36/2005-06/A2

3. Government letter No.ED/15/UDS/2005 Dated 16-10-2006

4. Government order: ED 60/UNE/2007 Dated 21-5-2007

5. Mangalore University letter No: MU / ACC/ CR.1/2007-08/A7/ 07-06-2007

6. MU/ACC/CR.22/2006-07/A 7


  1. Five members from the Management, Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society (MJES) with the Rector as the Chair Person. Two Senior most teachers nominated by the Principal for a term of two years
  2. An educationist / industrialist nominated by the Management
  3. A nominee of UGC
  4. A nominee of State Government (an academician not below the rank of a professor or a state government official of the Directorate of Collegiate Education/Higher Education/State Council of Higher Education).
  5. A nominee of Mangalore University
  6. The Principal- Secretary to the Governing Council
  7. Registrar ( Evaluation)- Ex-Officio Member

The Chairman is authorized to invite any person or persons for a meeting for realizing the functions of the Governing Council. However, such invitees shall have no voting right and they are authorized to attend only the specific meetings for which they are invited.

Tenure of Membership:

The tenure of a nominated member shall be two years except for the UGC nominee whose term will be as notified by UGC

Powers & Functions:

Subject to the existing provision in the byelaws of autonomous college and rules laid down by the state government, the Governing Body shall have the following powers and functions:

  1. To lay down conditions of service of teaching and non-teaching staff including their emoluments and allowances.
  2. To provide for procedure for selection of teaching and non-teaching staff and to make their appointments.
  3. To be a disciplinary authority for the teaching and non-teaching staff in accordance with rules and procedure to be laid down by it.
  4. To deal with all financial matters including investment of college money and raising resources for the college
  5. Fixing the fee and other charges payable by the students of the college on the recommendation of the finance committee.
  6. To delegate administrative and financial powers to the principal and other teaching and non-teaching staff of the college
  7. To institute scholarships, Fellowships, Studentships, Medals, Prizes and Certificates on the recommendations of the Academic Council.
  8. To accept donations, endowments to the college.
  9. To recommend and approve the introduction of new programmes of study leading to Degrees and Diplomas.
  10. To constitute committees for special academic purposes.
  11. To perform such other functions as may be necessary and deemed fit for the proper development, and fulfillment of the objectives for which the college has been declared autonomous.

Notwithstanding anything contained above, the powers and functions of the Governing Body shall be exercised in accordance with the guidelines, rules, regulations that may be issued by UGC, the State Government and the University from time to time.

Chairman: The Rector of St. Aloysius Institutions shall be the Chairman of the Governing Council. The Chairman has the power of convening and conducting the proceedings of a meeting. The chairman shall have a casting vote in addition to his vote as a member. The Chairman is authorized to invite any person / persons for a meeting for realizing the functions of the Governing Body.

Meetings: The Governing Body shall meet at least twice a year.

Quorum: The quorum for a meeting shall be 5 members.

Agenda of Meetings: A preliminary statement of business to be transacted at a meeting shall be sent to the members at least 7 clear days before the meeting.

Supplementary Agenda: A supplementary list of items and other urgent subjects shall ordinarily be supplied to each member at or before the meeting.

Resolutions: All issues are decided by passing resolutions in the meeting.

Proceedings: The proceedings of each meeting shall be drawn up and circulated to the members within 15 days after the meeting.

Propositions by Members: Every member is authorized to send the subjects to be included in the agenda and such subjects are ordinarily included unless disallowed by the Chairman for specific reasons.

Records: The decision taken on any subject at a meeting shall be properly recorded and maintained.