H o l y C r o s s

Board of Studies

Composition of Board of Studies

Head of the Department concerned (Chairman).

The entire faculty of each specialization.

Two subject experts from outside the Parent University to be nominated by the Academic Council.

One expert to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor from a panel of six recommended by the college principal.

One representative from industry/corporate sector/allied area relating to placement.

One postgraduate meritorious alumnus to be nominated by the principal.

The Chairman, Board of Studies, may with the approval of the principal of the college, co-opt:

Experts from outside the college whenever special courses of studies are to be formulated.

Other members of staff of the same faculty.

Term & Meetings

Term: The term of the nominated members shall be three years.

Meetings: The Board of Studies shall meet at least twice a year.

Functions of the Board of Studies

The Board of Studies of a Department in the college shall:

Prepare syllabi for various courses keeping in view the objectives of the college, interest of the stakeholders and national requirement for consideration and approval of the Academic Council

suggest methodologies for innovative teaching and evaluation techniques

suggest panel of names to the Academic Council for appointment of examiners; and

coordinate research, teaching, extension and other academic activities in the department/college.