Faculty Board for every faculty is constituted under SA-18 and as per the ordinance OB-16 Constitution, Powers and Functions of the Faculty Board are as follows:
The Faculty Board shall consist of the following members:
(i)The Dean of the Faculty: Chairman (Ex-Officio)
(ii) Heads of the Department in the Faculty: Members (Ex-Officio)
(iii) All Professors in the Faculty: Members (Ex-Officio)
(iv) Not more than five teachers from the Departments in the Faculty (to be nominated By the Vice-Chancellor): Members
The term of office of the member other than ex-officio members shall be three years and they shall be eligible for re-nomination. The Dean of the Faculty shall be the Chairman of the Faculty Board and shall convene the meetings of the Board.
The powers and functions of the Faculty Board shall be :
(a) To coordinate the teaching and research work in the Departments assigned to the Faculty.
(b) To coordinate the teaching and research work of inter - disciplinary nature in the Faculty;
(c) To plan the general time - table of the Departments in the Faculty and review the arrangements of the space/room allocation for the lectures/seminars etc. among the Departments in the Faculty;
(d) To consider and act on any proposal regarding the welfare of the students in the Faculty.
(e) To consider schemes for the advancement of the standard of teaching and research and to submit proposals in this regard to the Academic Council;
(f) To remit any matter to a Board of Studies within the purview of the Faculty for consideration and report;
(g) To perform all other functions which may be prescribed by the Act, Statute and Ordinances and to consider all such matters as may be referred to it by the Executive Council, Academic Council or the Vice - Chancellor.
(h) To delegate to the Dean or to any other member of the Faculty Board or to a Committee such powers, general or specific, as may be desired.
Meetings of the Faculty Board shall be ordinary or special. Ordinarily the meeting of the Faculty Board shall be convened by the Dean/Chairman once a year. Special meetings may be called by the Dean on his own initiative or shall be called at the suggestion of the Vice-Chancellor on a written request from at least one - third of the members of the Faculty Board.
The quorum for a meeting of the Faculty Board shall be one - third of its total membership.
Notice for the ordinary meeting of the Faculty Board shall be issued at least ten days before the date fixed for the meeting and for the special meeting at least five days before date fixed for the meeting.
The decisions taken in the meeting of the Faculty Board shall be binding on every Department in the Faculty. In case of any dispute the matter will be referred to the Vice - Chancellor whose decision shall be final and binding on all the members of the Faculty Board.